Most Popular Washed Up Star Movies and TV Shows
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2. A Star Is Born (1954)
Passed | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
Votes: 14,039 | Gross: $14.93M
3. A Star Is Born (1937)
Passed | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
Votes: 7,682 | Gross: $4.36M
4. Southpaw (2015)
R | 124 min | Drama, Sport
A champion boxer fights to get his daughter back from child protective services as well as revive his professional career, after a fatal incident sends him on a rampant path of destruction.
Votes: 199,998 | Gross: $52.42M
5. Identity (2003)
R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller
Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
Votes: 209,641 | Gross: $52.16M
6. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, who's violence and temper that lead him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.
Votes: 289,298 | Gross: $23.38M
7. Lords of Dogtown (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's.
Votes: 49,317 | Gross: $11.01M
10. Fright Night (1985)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.
Votes: 53,570 | Gross: $24.92M
11. Music and Lyrics (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Votes: 91,679 | Gross: $50.57M
12. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder.
Votes: 67,619 | Gross: $22.53M
14. The Artist (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
Votes: 217,308 | Gross: $44.67M
15. Another Cinderella Story (2008 Video)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Mary lives with her evil stepmom/sisters and slaves for them. At the high school masquerade ball, she gets to dance with her pop idol, Joey. Running home before midnight, she drops her Zune. Joey tries to find the girl who fits the Zune.
16. Crazy Heart (2009)
R | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.
Votes: 79,545 | Gross: $39.46M
18. The Rocker (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Music
In the 1980s, a drummer is abandoned by his band just before they become rock superstars. Twenty years later, the drummer sees his second chance at stardom arise when he is asked to perform with his teenage nephew's high school rock band.
Votes: 35,347 | Gross: $6.41M
20. S.O.B. (1981)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Votes: 5,058 | Gross: $14.87M
21. Playing for Keeps (2012)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.
Votes: 27,399 | Gross: $13.10M
22. Don't Come Knocking (2005)
R | 122 min | Drama, Music
An aging cowboy movie star deserts a film set and tries to reconnect with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in thirty years, only to learn that he has a child he never knew about.
Votes: 6,937 | Gross: $0.44M
23. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.
Votes: 20,288 | Gross: $18.10M
24. Postcards from the Edge (1990)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.
Votes: 14,169 | Gross: $37.96M
26. Shakes the Clown (1991)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,304 | Gross: $0.12M
31. Let's Get Lost (1988)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's ... See full summary »
32. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Approved | 120 min | Drama
Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. ... See full summary »
33. Quicksand (2003)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.
36. Little Fish (2005)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman (Blanchett) trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.
Votes: 7,957 | Gross: $0.01M
37. The Open Road (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Movie centers on the adult son of a baseball legend who, together with his girlfriend, embarks on a road trip with his estranged father.
Votes: 3,261 | Gross: $0.02M
38. Hollywood Ending (2002)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
A director is forced to work with his ex-wife, who left him for the boss of the studio bankrolling his new film. But the night before the first day of shooting, he develops a case of psychosomatic blindness.
Votes: 24,399 | Gross: $4.84M
40. Luck by Chance (2009)
Not Rated | 156 min | Drama
When Vikram gets tapped to play the male lead in a Bollywood film, he can't believe his luck. But it may ruin his relationship with his girlfriend.
Votes: 8,873 | Gross: $0.36M
42. Raaz 3: The Third Dimension (2012)
R | 139 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
When an ingénue's sudden popularity threatens to shove her out of the spotlight, a movie star uses black magic in an attempt to derail her career.
44. Never Cry Werewolf (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Horror
Jared Martin moves next door to the Hansetts, along with his hot motorcycle and eerie, ill-tempered dog. Although everyone else in the neighborhood takes an instant liking to him, Loren ... See full summary »
46. Mistress (1992)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy about a screenwriter (Robert Wuhl), whose old movie script is read by a producer (Martin Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (... See full summary »
Votes: 1,883 | Gross: $1.10M
48. Sweet Bird of Youth (1989 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Aging film star Alexandra del Lago, also known as Princess Kosmonopolis, fears her career is over due to her fading youthful looks. She takes up with a handsome young man, Chance Wayne, who... See full summary »
50. Wonderful World (2009)
R | 89 min | Drama, Romance
Ben Singer has his cynical worldview darkened by his roommate Ibu's sudden medical situation, though the arrival of Ibu's sister, Khadi, might remedy both men's ills.
Votes: 2,266 | Gross: $0.01M