A Star is Born (2018)

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A Star is Born (2018)
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Genre: Musical
Photography: Color
Running Time: 135 minutes (Theatrical)
148 minutes (Encore)
Country: United States
Release Date: October 5, 2018
Directed by: Bradley Cooper
Written by: Eric Roth
Bradley Cooper
Will Fetters
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Starring: Lady Gaga
Bradley Cooper
Sam Elliot
Andrew Dice Clay
Dave Chappelle

A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper and written by Eric Roth, Cooper and Will Fetters. A remake of the 1937 film of the same name, it stars Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Andrew Dice Clay, and Sam Elliott, and follows a hard-drinking musician who discovers and falls in love with a young singer. It marks the fourth remake of the original 1937 film, after the 1954 musical and the 1976 musical.


Hard-drinking country music star Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- a struggling but talented singer named Ally. As her career quickly takes off, Jackson starts to realize that his best days may be behind him.

Why It Rocks

  1. It is actually one of those remakes that are considered to be superior to the original.
  2. Everybody gives fantastic performances, even Lady Gaga for her first film in acting.
  3. Spectacular visuals.
  4. It's amazing to see Bradley Cooper sing, and surprisingly, he does it pretty well.
  5. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga have great chemistry.
  6. Heartbreaking and emotional ending.
  7. Beautiful cinematography.
  8. Memorable and awesome songs, especially "Shallow"
  9. Amazing writing.

Bad Qualities

  1. The opening feels very rushed.


On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, A Star Is Born holds an approval rating of 89% based on 485 reviews, with an average rating of 8.04/10, and is the most reviewed film on the site. The website's critical consensus reads, "With appealing leads, deft direction, and an affecting love story, A Star Is Born is a remake done right—and a reminder that some stories can be just as effective in the retelling."

Box Office

A Star Is Born grossed $215.3 million in the United States and Canada, and $218.9 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $434.2 million, against a production budget of $36 million. Deadline Hollywood calculated the net profit of the film to be $178.1 million, when factoring together all expenses and revenues, making it the tenth most profitable release of 2018.


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