Putting his musical talent to use, Stiv Bators's music was featured in Hollywood productions. Bators began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Michael Douglas action picture "The Star Chamber" (1983) and "Weird Science" (1985). Though known first for his music, Bators also acted in the Divine comedy "Polyester" (1981). In the eighties and the 2010s, Bators's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the Dennis Hopper comedy sequel "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2" (1986), the dramatic adventure "North Shore" (1987) with Matt Adler and the action flick "The Hidden" (1987) with Michael Nouri. Bators's music was most recently used in the dramatic musical "CBGB" (2013) with Alan Rickman.