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...
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...
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...
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Struggling singer Frankie Valli is a small guy with big dreams of stardom. After a number of failed starts, Valli recruits a solid group of musicians and singers to back him, all bound by the code of honor they learned growing up on the streets of New jersey. As the Four Seasons, the band scales rare heights of success, becoming the most popular group in America until the advent of the Beatles...
Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, the tale follows the rise of a trio of women--Effie, Deena and Lorrell--who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the back-up singers for headliner James "Thunder" Early. Curtis...
Fool's Gold

Fool's Gold (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 02/07/2008
Ben "Finn" Finnegan is a good-natured, surf bum-turned-treasure hunter who is obsessed with finding the legendary 18th century Queen's Dowry--40 chests of exotic treasure that was lost at sea in 1715. In his quest, Finn has sunk everything he has, including his marriage to Tess Finnegan and his more-rusty-than-trusty salvage boat, "Booty Calls." Just as Tess has begun to rebuild her life, working...
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/05/2005
He's the biggest on-air celebrity interviewer in the world. Oprah, Regis, Dave and Jay literally stand in his shadow. He's outlasted Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas and Johnny Carson--no one has become more legendary than Jiminy Glick. Way back when, Jiminy Glick began his illustrious career as the entertainment critic for a television station in Butte, Montana. When he arrives with wife Dixie and twin...
Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 06/06/2013
Wladziu Valentino Liberace, a musical prodigy, emerged as a concert soloist at age 11 and was performing in symphony orchestras by his teenage years. He soon become a worldwide star, known as much for his flamboyant dress and lifestyle as his records, media appearances and musical talent, up until his death in 1987. Based on the true story of Liberace's tumultuous relationship and affair with...
Hello Herman

Hello Herman (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 06/06/2013
Sixteen-year-old Herman Howards kills thirty-nine students, two teachers and a police officer at his suburban high school, then emails clips of killings that he's taken with his digital camera to famous journalist Lax Morales. He tells Lax that he wants to be interviewed about the murder spree on his show and Lax agrees.
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...
Hollywoodland

Hollywoodland (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 09/07/2006
June 16, 1959. The glamour of Tinseltown permanently fades for actor George Reeves, the heroic Man of Steel on TV's "Adventures of Superman," as the actor dies in his Hollywood Hills home. Felled by a single gunshot wound, Reeves leaves behind a fiancée--aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon--and millions of fans who are shocked by his death. But it is his grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, who will not...
Tenacious D In: The Pick of Destiny

Tenacious D In: The Pick of Destiny (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/21/2006
When 10-year old Lil' JB serenades his ultra-conservative family with a rocking rendition of "Kickapoo," a song with lyrics that would make a sailor blush, his father unleashes his belt and shows him no mercy, tearing down all of his beloved rock posters. JB then implores Dio, one of his rock Gods, for guidance. Dio reassures him that he is on the right path but he must leave his stifling home...
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/03/2006
Ricky Bobby has always dreamed of driving fast--real fast--like his father, Reese Bobby, who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky's mother, Lucy Bobby worried that her boy was also destined to end up as a professional daredevil on wheels. Ricky enters the racing arena as a "jackman" for slovenly driver Terry Cheveaux and accidentally gets his big break behind the wheel when...

Top Five (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 03/23/2005
FBI Agent Gracie Hart became an overnight media sensation after she successfully disarmed a threat against the Miss United States Pageant while working undercover as a contestant. But things haven't been going so well for her lately. Reeling from a broken romance and frustrated to find her newfound fame is jeopardizing the undercover work she loves, Gracie reluctantly let her boss, Agent McDonald...
World's Fastest Indian

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 12/06/2005
In the late 1960s, after a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world, Invercargill, New Zealand, to clock his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all odds against him, Burt puts his irrepressible kiwi spirit to the test, braving the new world on a shoestring budget. He makes fast friends of many he encounters along the way who find...

Beyond the Lights (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/13/2014
After winning a Grammy, musician Noni Jean is poised for greatness. In a near-suicidal state brought on by the mounting scrutiny and expectation, she is saved by a police officer, Kaz. The two fall in love, despite pressure from each of their families to focus on their own careers.
History of Violence

A History of Violence (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 09/22/2005
Tom Stall is living a happy and quiet life with his lawyer wife and their two children in the small town of Millbrook, Indiana, but one night their idyllic existence is shattered when Tom foils a vicious attempted robbery in his diner. Sensing danger, he takes action and saves his customers and friends in the self-defense killings of two-sought-after criminals. Heralded as a hero, Tom's life is...

La Rancon de la gloire (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
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?...
20 Feet From Stardom

20 Feet From Stardom (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 06/13/2013
Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. This film shines a spotlight on the untold true stories of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Equal amounts of triumph and heartbreak are found in this tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music, as the singers reflect on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of...
He's Way More Famous Than You

He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
When former "Squid and the Whale" starlet, Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop, she realizes that something in her life has to change she has to become "way more famous!" So, armed with a stolen script and two pitchers of sangria, Halley enlists the help of her brother Ryan and the "gay guy from Ugly Betty" to make her own movie, starring herself and any...
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...