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, Saving Mr. Banks, A Star Is Born, Steve Jobs, France, Evita.

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

Ed Wood (1994)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

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.

Chaplin (1992)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA, France, Japan, Italy
Duration02:24

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.

Midnight in Paris (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:34

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.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09

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.

The High Note (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

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.

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:05

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

A Star Is Born (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

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.

Steve Jobs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31

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.

France (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, Italy, Belgium

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

Evita (1996)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, musical, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

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.

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Trumbo (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:36

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.

My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39

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.

Hitchcock (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38

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.

Being the Ricardos (2021)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

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

Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

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

Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

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.

Mank (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

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.

Kill Your Friends (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34

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

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:42

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.

Life (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration02:11

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

Lovelace (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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.

The Social Network (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

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.

Shook (2021)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

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.

The Disaster Artist (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

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.

Whitney (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, documentary, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:44

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.

Black Swan (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

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.

Anna Nicole (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

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.

Hollywoodland (2006)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:06

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.

Burlesque (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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

Leaving Neverland (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:52

Explores the experiences of James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who were both befriended and sexually abused by singer Michael Jackson, and the complicated feelings that led them both to confront their experiences.




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