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A Star Is Born (2018)

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A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

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Bradley Cooper

Writers:

Eric Roth (screenplay by), Bradley Cooper (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lady Gaga ... Ally
Bradley Cooper ... Jack
Sam Elliott ... Bobby
Andrew Dice Clay ... Lorenzo
Rafi Gavron ... Rez Gavron
Anthony Ramos ... Ramon
Dave Chappelle ... George 'Noodles' Stone
Alec Baldwin ... Alec Baldwin
Marlon Williams ... Marlon Williams
Brandi Carlile ... Brandi Carlile
Ron Rifkin ... Carl
Barry Shabaka Henley ... Little Feet
Michael D. Roberts ... Matty
Michael Harney ... Wolfie (as Michael J. Harney)
Rebecca Field ... Gail
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Storyline

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer - until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. Written by Warner Bros.

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nace una estrella See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,908,051, 7 October 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$194,588,597, 6 December 2018
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Auro 11.1 | Sonics-DDP | DTS (DTS: X)| SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Dave Chapelle's character name: Noodles was derived from his profession of being a drummer. However, his drumming scenes in the film were ultimately cut. See more »

Goofs

When Ally's dad's friends are watching her & Jack sing Shallow on YouTube, the footage is not the same as what we saw at the concert. Her hand gestures while singing the chorus are slightly different. See more »

Quotes

Ally: I started writing this song the other day. Maybe that could work, like as a chorus or something.
[She gets up in front of Jackson and starts singing]
Ally: I'm off the deep end. Watch as I dive in. I never the meet the ground. Crash through the surface, where they can't hurt us. We're far from the shallow now.
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Crazy Credits

The first couple of seconds of the Warner Bros Pictures logo are cut out. See more »

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Soundtracks

Hair Body Face
Written by Lady Gaga, Mark Nilan Jr., Nick Monson, and Paul Blair
Performed by Lady Gaga
Produced by Lady Gaga, Mark Nilan Jr., Nick Monson, and Paul Blair
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don't understand these reviews
5 October 2018 | by mikeschmidt-75136See all my reviews

I'm a little lost on how this movie is getting so many high reviews. Its a good looking movie, but the characters are relatively uninteresting and the best thing about the music is that they're not always singing.

It just seemed to drag on and on. And on. And on.


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