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      Superstar

      1999, Comedy, 1h 22m

      74 Reviews 50,000+ Ratings

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      Dumb script and flat jokes made this another SNL misfire. Read critic reviews

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      Movie Info

      Orphaned after the death of her parents and raised by her strict grandmother (Glynis Johns), awkward Roman Catholic high-school student Mary Katherine Gallagher (Molly Shannon) dreams about dating popular student Sky Corrigan (Will Ferrell) and becoming a star. To achieve both goals, Mary enters a talent contest, where her competitor is Sky's girlfriend, Evian Graham (Elaine Hendrix). Despite her grandmother's opposition, Mary prepares to win both the contest and Sky's affection.

      • Rating: PG-13

      • Genre: Comedy

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Bruce McCulloch

      • Producer: Lorne Michaels

      • Writer: Molly Shannon, Steve Koren

      • Release Date (Theaters):  wide

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $30.6M

      • Runtime:

      • Distributor: Paramount Pictures, United International Pictures

      • Production Co: SNL Studios

      • Sound Mix: Surround

      Cast & Crew

      Molly Shannon
      Will Ferrell
      Elaine Hendrix
      Mark McKinney
      Glynis Johns
      Emmy Laybourne
      Susan Cavan
      Robert K. Weiss
      Michael Gore
      Walt Lloyd
      Gregory P. Keen
      Peter Grundy
      Doug McCullough
      Eydi Caines-Floyd

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      • Feb 17, 2015

        It is a great little comedy. One of my favorites. Mary Katherine Gallagher is a force to be reckoned with.

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      • Oct 05, 2012

        This crap is absolutely awful. I mean I didn't even smile during this movie.

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      • Dec 02, 2011

        Funny but a bad movie, very stupid

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      • Aug 15, 2011

        Funny but a bad movie, very stupid

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