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Star (2001)

Not Rated | | Action, Short, Comedy | June 2001 (USA)
The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards... See full summary »

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Guy Ritchie
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clive Owen ... Driver
Michael Beattie ... Manager
Toru Tanaka Jr. Toru Tanaka Jr. ... Bodyguard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
DTeflon DTeflon ... Bodyguard
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Storyline

The Driver now carries an arrogant rock star who is visiting a major city (not Pittsburgh as earlier believed). Played by Madonna, this title character wants to get away from her bodyguards in the Driver's BMW. He soon gets tired of her and decides to have a bit of fun. Written by A Pittsburgher

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Action | Short | Comedy

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hire: Star See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Guy Ritchie(director) and Madonna (star) were married when this film was released. See more »

Goofs

When the BMW M5 makes the final handbrake turn it has four tailpipes in the beginning of the turn, but clearly only two right before it stops. See more »

Quotes

Star: Get me out of here!
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Connections

Featured in Frontline: The Persuaders (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ride of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
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a short, fast-paced, thrill ride!
27 June 2001 | by Dan GaglianoSee all my reviews

"Star" is a short film made for BMW by Guy Ritchie, who also directed two other reasonably good movies, "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" and "Snatch." Although she isn't credited as the star, Ritchie's wife Madonna plays what seems to be the lead role in this film, a stuck-up celebrity rock star. Clive Owen plays the driver who grants Madonna's wish to escape her bodyguards by taking her on the ride of her life. The scenes where the BMW car is speeding around town are more than exciting to watch and the soundtrack in the background, mostly "Song 2" by Blur is an excellent addition to the intense atmosphere. I recommend to anyone who enjoyed Ritchie's other work or even to Madonna fans to log onto bmwfilms.com and check out this 7 minute thrill ride.


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