R | | Drama, Music, Romance
A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Bradley Cooper had to undergo a full body spray tan every day and endure menthol around his eyes to look bloodshot and high. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga remained bare faced with only a lip balm and moisturiser on majority of the filming.
We're not exactly friends here. While you've been away we've been back here in serious triage trying to clean up your fucking mess. Barely finding our way through it. You almost single-handedly derailed her whole career, do you understand that? ...
When Bobby takes Jack home from the rehab, they arrive to the house, Jack tells him he idolized him, then shuts the door and walks away - Bobby immediately backs up the car and leaves. Moments later, when Jack enters the house, he is carrying a suitcase and his guitar, none of which has he taken out of the truck.
The first couple of seconds of the Warner Bros Pictures logo are cut out.
An extended version of the film, dubbed the "Encore Edition" with an additional 12 minutes of new footage, was released on March 1, 2019 for a limited one-week engagement. The material consists of longer takes of musical numbers, as well as a brand-new, never-before-seen song "Clover", by Ally and Jackson.
$42,908,051 (USA) (7 October 2018)
$215,288,866 (USA) (4 April 2019)