Keyword: fame

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 07/21/2011
Horrified by newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Steve Rogers is inspired to enlist in the army. Because of his frailty and sickness, Rogers is rejected but later offered the opportunity to take part in a special experiment called Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers is administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by "vita-rays," awakening from the treatment as Captain...
Gladiator

Gladiator (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 150 minutes Release date: 05/04/2000
In the final days of Marcus Aurelius' reign, the aging emperor angers his son Commodus by making it known that he wants Maximus, a fearsome and respected Roman general, to be his successor. Power-hungry Commodus kills his father and orders the death of Maximus. But the latter flees, only to discover that his wife and child have been murdered by Commodus. Captured, Maximus is forced into slavery...
Bedazzled

Bedazzled (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 10/19/2000
Elliot Richards, a nerdy low-level technical advisor, makes a deal with the Devil (who happens to be a gorgeous woman) to fulfill his wildest dreams of becoming rich, powerful and sexy. In exchange for his soul, the Devil temptress grants him seven wishes but they backfire. After asking to be rich, powerful and married to Alison, Elliot is transformed overnight into a Colombian drug lord. After...
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Artist

The Artist (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/24/2011
It's the late 1920s in Hollywood and handsome George Valentin is a silent movie idol. During the premiere of his latest film, Valentin meets Peppy Miller, a star-struck extra and aspiring actress. The two are attracted to each other and Peppy is given a small dancing role in his next picture. As their romance progresses, Valentin's producer has to cope with a love-struck star who is distracted on...
Walk the Line

Walk the Line (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 11/17/2005
In 1955, a tough, skinny guitar-slinger who called himself J.R. Cash walked into the soon-to-be-famous Sun Studios in Memphis. It was a moment that would have an indelible effect on American culture. With his driving freight-train chords, steel-eyed intensity and a voice as deep and black as night, Cash sang blistering songs of heartache and survival that were gutsy, full of real life and unlike...
Diana

Diana (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
The last two, tumultuous years in the life of the Princess of Wales are explored. After her shattering divorce from Prince Charles, Diana stood on the cusp of a different life and was becoming her own woman-evolving into a global humanitarian, a master of maneuvering fame and embarking on a love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.

Mateo (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 08/27/2014
Matthew Stoneman dreamed of pop stardom. Instead, he went to jail, learned Spanish, and emerged as Mateo, America's first gringo mariachi singer. Now, Mateo is on the brink of completing an album of original songs in Havana. But his criminal past and affinity for Cuban women nearly derail him on his quest for fame.
Dir: Aaron I. Naar
With: N/A
Postman Pat: The Movie 3D

Postman Pat: The Movie 3D (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Pat, everyone's favorite postman, Pat, comes face-to-face with the temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit when he enters a national TV talent show competition. The temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit threaten to tear him away from his hometown of Greendale, and his family and friends. What happens when kindness meets selfishness? When local fame meets Global notoriety?...
Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/19/2014
Actress Maria Enders became famous for playing the role of Sigrid, a character who fascinates and brings about the ultimate demise of another character, Helena. Twenty years later, at the peak of her career, Maria is asked to be part of a revival of the play, but this time in the role of Helena.
Birdman

Birdman (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/16/2014
A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.
Cantinflas

Cantinflas (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 08/28/2014
The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time is recounted. From his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood, Cantinflas became famous around the world - one joke at a time.
Goal! 2

Goal! 2 (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 08/28/2008
Santiago has nearly become the superstar he's always dreamed of being and is transferred to one of the world's top sides, Real Madrid. How will he stand up to the measure of playing in the UEFA European Champions league alongside Galactico's like David Beckham, Raul, and Zinedine Zidane?

Welcome to Me (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Alice has a borderline personality disorder. When she wins the lottery, she decides to use her winnings to finance a cable access talk show about herself. The show reveals Alice's over-sized personality, her obsessive need to be famous and her lack of concern about alienating all of her family and friends in the process.
JIMI: All Is By My Side

JIMI: All Is By My Side (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
Covering a year in Jimi Hendrix's life from 1966-67 as an unknown backup guitarist playing New York's Cheetah Club to making his mark in London's music scene up until his Monterey Pop triumph.

I Saw the Light (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/19/2014
Follows the life and music of influential country singer Hank Williams, from the singer's turbulent first marriage to Audrey Mae Sheppard in 1944, through his early radio career to his debut, in 1949, at the home of country music, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. There, Williams' his performance of Lovesick Blues brought the house down, and later the song sat at No. 1 on the Billboard Country &...

Saint Laurent (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/23/2014
Beyond the Sea

Beyond the Sea (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/16/2004
For Bobby Darin, performing was his life. It kept his heart beating. He came alive onstage, even when he was near collapse offstage. From the age of seven, Walden Robert Cassotto--Little Bobby knows the odds are stacked against him. Rheumatic fever has permanently damaged his heart, and he's not expected to make it to age fifteen. Bobby's family pour all their energies into caring for him. Bobby's...
Shut Up & Sing

Shut Up & Sing (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 10/26/2006
On stage at a 2003 London concert, Natalie Maines, lead singer of Texan trio the Dixie Chicks, spoke these 15 words to a small audience at the start of their sold-out international tour: "Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas." The comment was delivered on the eve of the American invasion of Iraq, and drew cheers from the decidedly anti-war and anti-Bush...
Sparkle

Sparkle (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 08/16/2012
When it comes to your dreams, will you know when to make the right move? For 19-year-old Sparkle, an innocent, bubbly young woman growing up in late 1960s Detroit, making that leap has its rewards and its consequences. The girl who grew up admiring her mother and sisters and loving everything about singing would soon discover love, hurt, disappointment, independence and courage through music, and...
Lucky Them

Lucky Them (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than working, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine's editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost rock god Matthew Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker, Ellie hits the road in...
Chicago

Chicago (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 12/26/2002
Everyone loves a legend--but in Chicago, there's only room for one. Velma Kelly burns in the spotlight as a nightclub sensation. When she shoots her philandering husband, she lands on Chicago's famed murderess row, retains Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn, and becomes the center of the town's most notorious murder case--only increasing her celebrity. Roxie Hart, seduced by the city's...

Kidd Life (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
The life of an ordinary kid, Nicholas Westwood Kidd, changes dramatically after he and his friends post their rap song on YouTube and become an overnight pop sensation in Denmark. Here, we follow Kidd and his buddies throughout a rather dramatic year, in which they produce, write and arrange everything themselves. As these untrained, hard-up youths are transformed into hugely popular stars, they...
Dir: Andreas Johnsen
With: N/A
Undiscovered

Undiscovered (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 08/25/2005
An aspiring model falls in love with a struggling musician when they suddenly cross paths on a NY subway train. Having achieved success as a NY model, Brier decides to move to L.A. to launch an acting career. With the support of her acerbic agent and sometimes surrogate mom, Carrie, Brier lands a spot in a highly sought after acting class where she befriends another would-be actress, Clea. While...
Sellebrity

Sellebrity (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 01/10/2013
This historical ride through the early days of Hollywood and the rise of the paparazzi explores how fame has changed from the highly-structured studio system to the current free-for-all press and paparazzi frenzy. Interviews with Jennifer Aniston, Elton John, Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek, Sara Jessica Parker and Kid Rock, among others, give a glimpse into the lives of those on the front lines of...