10 movies starring famous singers and musicians

As if topping the charts and touring with shows isn’t enough for them – many musicians are still trying their hand at cinema. They say that a talented person is talented in everything, and to check this, watch any film from our selection with the participation of singing celebrities. After all, while we are listening to the tracks of popular artists, these guys are getting used to the film sets as heroes of melodramas, action movies, thrillers and rom-coms.

A Star Is Born (2018)

Talented singer Ellie, performed by the inimitable Lady Gaga, earns money by singing in a night cabaret. There, the girl meets a country music veteran, Jackson Maine, who leads a disastrous lifestyle . Creativity will unite two strangers, they will find inspiration and love in each other. But can the feelings of the film’s characters survive the test of fame when Ellie ascends Olympus?

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:  
A Star Is Born

Genre:  
Melodrama, music, drama

Actors:  
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.4, IMDb – 7.6

Age restrictions:  
18+


8 Ocean’s girlfriends (2018)

The creators of the female remake of the story about intelligent robbers invited the popular singer Rihanna to the team, which fueled interest in the film at the box office. The main character named Debbie Ocean is about to get out of prison . For all 5 years of serving her sentence, the woman prepared a plan on how to furnish the Cartier fashion house by stealing a precious necklace. After being released, the adventurer recruits a team of seven accomplices to carry out a daring plan and at the same time pay off her traitor boyfriend.

Original title:  
Ocean’s Eight

Genre:  
Action, thriller, comedy

Actors:  
Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.3

Age restrictions:  
16+


Dunkirk (2017)

This war drama was the film debut for a member of the popular youth group One Direction. Musician Harry Styles, according to the director of the picture, just fit perfectly into the role of soldier Alex. The plot of the film is based on real events and follows the Dunkirk operation during World War II . Broken units of the British and Allied armies were trapped on the coast. German formations are chasing the British on their heels, bombs are falling from the sky, only the sea is ahead – and there is nowhere to run further.

Original title:  
Dunkirk

Genre:
Military, drama, history

Actors:  
Finn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles…

Country:  
Great Britain, Netherlands, France, USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.3, IMDb – 7.9

Age restrictions:  
16+


Monte Carlo (2011)

In the center of the plot of the film, where the main role was played by the popular singer Selena Gomez, the usual girl Grace. She dreams of a vacation in Paris , and soon fate will give her a chance. After graduating from high school with her friend Emma and half-sister Meg, the heroine finally sets off on her long-awaited journey . The beginning of the trip does not bode well – a dirty hotel , boring excursions and a bus that, by misunderstanding, left the girls in the middle of an unfamiliar city. However, this is where the real adventures begin when Grace is mistakenly mistaken for a rich, famous Englishwoman.

Original title:
Monte Carlo

Genre:
Melodrama, comedy, adventure

Actors:
Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy …

Country:
USA, Hungary, France

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 5.8

Age restrictions:
0+


Time (2011)

2011 was a real breakthrough in cinema for the musical artist Justin Timberlake. In the third film of this year, the singer acts as an actor. His hero lives in the world of the future, where time becomes the only currency. Now, with an unlimited supply of minutes, the wealthy can never grow old while the poor die every day on the streets. When Will is unfairly accused of stealing time, the young man goes on the run. The guy finds himself where the cream of society gathers, finds an accomplice, and together the couple decides to break this vicious circle.

Original title:  
In Time

Genre:  
Fantasy, romance, action

Actors:  
Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy …

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.3, IMDb – 6.7

Age restrictions:  
12+


Burlesque (2010)

Stylish and beautiful musical melodrama with the legendary Cher and groovy Christina Aguilera will take the viewer to the world of neon lights at night in Los Angeles. Ali is a girl from the province. She works as a waitress, but dreams of performing on the big stage. One day, the heroine decides to give up everything and leaves for the “City of Angels” to meet her dream. Here she gets a job at a nightclub run by the middle-aged but still stunning Tess. Ahead of Ali is a difficult path, new friends, envious people, mentors, love and self-discovery.

Original title:  
Burlesque

Genre:
Musical, drama, melodrama

Actors:  
Christina Aguilera, Cher, Cam Gigandet…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.5, IMDb – 6.4

Age restrictions:  
16+


Obsession (2009)

Want to see the chic Beyoncé as an exemplary wife, mother and housewife? Then start watching this intriguing thriller . Successful businessman Derek recently married his subordinate, and now the couple is waiting for replenishment. A new employee comes to replace the employee who has gone on maternity leave. And from the very first minutes of meeting, she becomes literally obsessed with our hero. Methodically and cunningly, the new secretary tries to seduce Derek, threatening to destroy both his family and his reputation.

Original title:  
Obsessed

Genre:
Thriller, drama, melodrama

Actors:  
Idris Elba, Beyoncé, Eli Larter …

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 5.0

Age restrictions:  
16+


Love in the City (2009)

One of the main roles in this comedy melodrama was played by the Russian singer Vera Brezhneva, who, although she was criticized, did not leave the acting field. The action of the film takes the viewer to New York. Three friends from Russia live here – three overgrown varmints who spend their lives in endless parties and change girlfriends like gloves. However, fate gives them a chance to improve. The guys fall under a magical spell, and now they will not be able to have sex until they find true love.

Genre:
Comedy, melodrama, fantasy

Actors:
Vera Brezhneva, Alexei Chadov, Nastya Zadorozhnaya …

Country:
Russia, Ukraine

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 5.8

Age restrictions:
16+


Let’s Dance (2004)

Who, no matter how J. Lo could masterfully get used to the role of a burning teacher of Latin American dances ? In the center of the film’s narrative is a successful careerist John Clark. Everything in his life goes on knurled – a career as a lawyer , a beloved wife and a beautiful daughter. It just lacks the former fuse and spark. Every time he passes the same station, he sees a woman in the window and one day decides to find out who she is. The stranger turns out to be a dance teacher , and John signs up for a class.

Original Title :
Shall We Dance?

Genre:
Drama, romance, comedy

Actors:
Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.2, IMDb – 6.1

Age restrictions:
12+


Eight Mile (2002)

The plot of the film is closely intertwined with the fate and personal life of rapper Eminem, who played himself in the film, but only under an assumed name. Time of action – Detroit 1995. The story tells about the everyday life of a white kid from a poor quarter. He lives with a drinking mother, fights with her boyfriends, tries to raise his sister and win respect in the world of “black” hip-hop.

Original title:
8 Mile

Genre:
Drama, music

Actors:
Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.7, IMDb – 7.1

Age restrictions:
18+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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