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, Anthony Ramos, Dave Chappelle, Alec Baldwin

Director: Bradley Cooper

Genres: Music , Romance , Drama

Production Co: Jon Peters/Bill Gerber/Joint Effort Production

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

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

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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

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The simplest thing to say about A Star Is Born is that it’s all right. Not all right as in OK with a shrug, but thrillingly, almost miraculously right in all respects. show more

  • 100
    Dana StevensSlate

    It’s such a welcome sensation to walk out of a movie feeling properly walloped, reminded of the potential power of the big screen to seduce us, entertain us, and break our hearts. show more

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