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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

R | | Comedy, Music | 3 June 2016 (USA)
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When it becomes clear that his solo album is a failure, a former boy band member does everything in his power to maintain his celebrity status.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Samberg ... Conner
Jorma Taccone ... Owen
Akiva Schaffer ... Lawrence
Sarah Silverman ... Paula
Tim Meadows ... Harry
Maya Rudolph ... Deborah
Joan Cusack ... Tilly
Imogen Poots ... Ashley
Chris Redd ... Hunter
Edgar Blackmon ... Eddie
James Buckley ... Sponge
Evan Fine ... 10-Year Old Conner
Maxwell Jenkins ... 10-Year Old Owen
Elliott Smith ... 10-Year Old Lawrence
Quest Love ... Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson / The Roots (as Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson)
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Storyline

When his new album fails to sell records, pop and rap superstar conner4real (Andy Samberg) goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.

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Comedy | Music

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Rated R for some graphic nudity, language throughout, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the second time Judd Apatow produced a movie about a fictional singer after Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007). See more »

Quotes

Paula: We'd like to get to the point where Connor is everywhere, like oxygen or gravity or clinical depression.
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Crazy Credits

A final segment of "CMZ" plays over part of the end credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Donkey Roll
Written by Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Can Canatan
Performed by The Lonely Island
Additional Vocals by Adrien Finkel
Produced by Can Canatan (as Stress)
Contains a sample of "Deep Inside" performed by Tim Farriss
Courtesy of Montana Productions
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Underrated film
1 August 2019 | by fskeaSee all my reviews

The songs in this film are hilarious and will get stuck in your head.


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Country:

USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conner4Real See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,698,715, 5 June 2016

Gross USA:

$9,639,125

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,680,029
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Dolby Digital | Datasat

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2.35 : 1
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