Movies about stars

Movies about stars
The list of the best films about stars selected by visitors of our site: Ed Wood, Chaplin, Midnight in Paris, Bohemian Rhapsody, The High Note, Steve Jobs, Saving Mr. Banks, A Star Is Born, France, Evita.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersLosers, Celebrities, Actors
PlotDrug addict, Friendship, Depression, Dreams
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Touching, Gothic, Black and White

The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France, Japan, Italy
Duration02:24
CharactersGeniuses, Actors, Comedians, Stars
PlotOn real events, Depression, Political, Success
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:34
CharactersArtists, Writers, Artists
PlotTime travel, Magic, Vacation, Fate, Dreams
PlaceParis, France
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Soulful

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersGay, Musicians, Girlfriends, Guitarists, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Passion, Music, Music group
PlaceEngland, London, Concerts
StyleInspirational, Oscars, Heavy, Touching, Best soundtracks

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet – finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotMusic

Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersProgrammers, Geniuses, Family, Scientists, Inventors
PlotOn real events, Apocalypse, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year, Post apocalypse
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Vital signs, Makes me think

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:05
CharactersWriters, Friends, Partners, Celebrities, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship, Success
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersDogs, Gay, Musicians, Alcoholics, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Motorcycles, Drug addict
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleInteresting, Romantic, Unexpected ending, Cute, Soulful

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 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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, Italy, Belgium
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove, Cars, Snow
PlaceParis, Beach

A celebrity journalist, juggling her busy career and personal life, has her life over-turned by a freak car accident.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, musical, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersCinderella
PlotOn real events, Cancer, Political
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Serious

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersHorses, Jews, Writers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Friendship, Cancer, Political
PlacePrison, Party, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTwisted plot, Inspirational, Tense, Touching

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersBlonde girls, Celebrities, Actors, Stars
PlotLove, On real events, Loneliness, Depression
TimeHoneymoon
StyleTo cry

Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to see the blonde bombshell, while Olivier is struggling to meet her many demands and acting ineptness, and Colin is intrigued by her. Colin's intrigue is met when Marilyn invites him into her inner world where she struggles with her fame, her beauty and her desire to be a great actress.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersActors, Directors, Stars
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Obsession, Success, Jealousy
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.

Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersActors
PlotRelationship
PlaceUSA

Follows Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersFriends
PlotTravel, Art
PlaceUSA

Go behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersStrong women, Celebrities
PlotOn real events

Girl next door, activist, so-called traitor, fitness tycoon, Oscar winner: Jane Fonda has lived a life of controversy, tragedy and transformation – and she’s done it all in the public eye. An intimate look at one woman’s singular journey.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersAlcoholics, Directors
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
TimeThe Great Depression
StyleBy books, Fancy, Serious, Black and White

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Serial killers, Rappers, Lawyers
PlotDancing, Fight, Music, Money, Depression
PlacePrison, Aircraft, London, Hotels
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Black humor

In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:42
CharactersCinderella
PlotOn real events, Political
StyleTo cry, Soulful, For girls, Fascinating, Serious

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration02:11
CharactersPhotographers, Friends, Celebrities, Actors
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Serious

In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersFriends, Actors, Directors
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotPassion, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Ballet
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes, Serious

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, documentary, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44
CharactersCelebrities, Actors, Singers
PlotOn real events

Filmmaker Kevin Macdonald examines the life and career of singer Whitney Houston. Features never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive recordings, rare performances and interviews with the people who knew her best.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Scientists, Students
PlotLove, On real events, Money, Social Media, Success
PlaceCourt, College, Party, USA, California
StyleSmart, Makes me think, Intellectual

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
PlotSocial Media

When Mia, a social media star, becomes the target of an online terror campaign, she has to solve a series of games to prevent people she cares about from getting murdered.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Death, Adoption
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Serious

Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Artists, Singers
PlotDancing, Passion, Music
PlaceNight Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleSerious

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:06
CharactersLesbians
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Death, Jealousy, Mystery
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George Reeves in himself, and maybe, each of us.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryBelgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration01:37
CharactersThieves, Lawyers, Taxi drivers, Actors, Reporters
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Skirmishes, Hostage, Divorce
PlaceCourt
StyleAction, Heavy, Smart, Gloomy, For men

Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country of his birth to seek the peace and tranquility he can no longer enjoy in the United States.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersBlonde girls, Old man, Billionaires, Celebrities
PlotOn real events, Passion, Breakup
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Voluptuous beauty Anna Nicole Smith marries an elderly millionaire and poses for Playboy, but after her husband's death, her excessive drinking, pill-popping and weight fluctuations take their toll.





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