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 claimed that his dream was to be a director before he got into acting, and this was his directorial debut. Additionally, he had written some of the film himself. Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood had expressed interest. However, Cooper's persistence landed him the project.
Can I tell you a secret?
Jack: I think you might be a songwriter. And don't worry, I won't tell anybody. But I'm not very good at keeping secrets.
After Ally curses In the bathroom following her call with Roger (3:40) Lady Gaga peeks sideways at the camera in the mirror.
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)