• Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Release Date: June 3rd, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2016

R |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Childhood friends Conner (Andy Samberg), Owen (Jorma Taccone) and Lawrence (Akiva Schaffer) found fame and fortune after forming the hip-hop group the Style Boyz. Owen and Lawrence faded into the background when frontman Conner left the band to launch a successful solo career. Now, the egotistical singer decides to film a documentary about his life while he's still on top. When his second album flops, the camera is there to capture his world come crashing down.

Cast: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph, Joan Cusack, Imogen Poots

Director: Akiva Schaffer , Jorma Taccone

Genres: Music , Comedy

Production Co: Apatow Productions, Party Over Here, The Lonely Island

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Friend , Office , Hilarious , Cheeky , 2010s , Creative , Love interest ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Popstar is filled with the sort of sly jokes whose targets music fans should have no problem recognizing. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    A superbly silly sendup of the modern musical landscape, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is as thimble-deep as the throwaway hits it’s satirising, but also just as lively. show more

  • 63
    Molly EichelPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Popstar gets to satirize not just music, but also celebrity culture in a way that a movie such as Spinal Tap never could - because, well, the internet and 24-hours news cycle didn't exist in 1984. show more

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