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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 »

Director:

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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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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Genres:

Action | Short | Comedy

Certificate:

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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Technical Specs

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

The Driver: Let me see what I can do... sir.
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Connections

Follows Powder Keg (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Song 2
Written by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree
Performed by Blur
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What an idea for a"commercial"!
3 August 2001 | by kristin-15See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this 6 minute film! Clive Owen is a great "shady", BMW-driving agent. I would SO vote for him as the next James Bond. I really appreciated Madonna's sense of humor in making this clip. She must be crazy about Guy to make herself the butt of the joke here. Much has been said about Ritchie's directing style being all flash and no substance, but I think nothing gets your attention faster than his set-up: the expository voice-over followed by unrelenting visual movement. I think it worked well in "Snatch" as well. I wonder of BMW has any plans to run these clips as trailers or edit them down for commercials. They raise the level of advertising to... well... if not art, at least excellent entertainment.


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