A Star Is Born

Release Date: October 5th, 2018

R |2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

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

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga , Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Rafi Gavron, Dave Chappelle, Rebecca Field, Michael Harney

Director: Bradley Cooper

Genres: Music , Drama , Romance

Production Co: Warner Bros. Pictures, Peters Entertainment, Thunder Road Pictures, Gerber Pictures, Joint Effort

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Rise , Inspiring , Love , Tense , Emotional , Creative , Pursuit , Passionate , 2010s , House , Love interest , Relationships ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The first-time director's grasp of pacing could be improved and the overlong movie can't quite sustain the energy and charm of its sensational start. But this is a durable tale of romance, heady fame and crushing tragedy, retold for a new generation with heart and grit. show more

  • 80
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    While A Star Is Born isn’t a perfect movie, faltering in its second act and rushing far too quickly into Ally’s rise to fame, it’s an undeniably mesmerizing one. show more

  • 70
    Jonathan RomneyScreen International

    Taken on its own terms as an unashamedly anachronistic attempt to muster the emotional intensity of the Hollywood melodrama tradition, Cooper’s film must be at least grudgingly acknowledged as a success. show more

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