5.21 h 21 min1999X-RayPG-13
HD. Molly Shannon re-creates her popular "Saturday Night Live" character of super-nerdy Irish-Catholic schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher.
Bruce McCulloch
Molly ShannonWill FerrellElaine Hendrix
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Supporting actors
Harland WilliamsMark McKinneyGlynis Johns
Lorne Michaels
Paramount Pictures
PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
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4.7 out of 5 stars

2157 global ratings

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K. KerseyReviewed in the United States on June 17, 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
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ruin an honest love story/coming of age story with Hollywood anti-God sentiment.
17 people found this helpful
ChrisSherrillReviewed in the United States on September 5, 2019
2.0 out of 5 stars
Not a superstar
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Superstar isn’t a superstar. It has some mildly humorous places, but they are too few and far between. The story line is silly, but silly sells to some people. I’m just not one of them. I’m not a Will Farrell fan, so I won’t say anything about his acting. I haven’t watched SNL in quite a while, so I hadn’t seen Molly Shannon before. I found her acting to be cute – just cute. It probably works well for the short skits on SNL. The rest of the cast gave average performances. Language and sexual situations make this not family friendly. Also, I suspect that some Christians would be offended by what could be considered an irreverent depiction of Jesus.
10 people found this helpful
ConsumerReviewed in the United States on July 15, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
An actual funny comedy!
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This movie is so meta. It really captures the film era of the 90's and does a great job satirizing some time-old Hollywood clichés. It's so self aware of the casting and filmography. For example none of the actors can pull of high-school age looks, and they don't even try. They just go with it, know how cliché age casting can be in Hollywood. The story portrays all the popular high-school stereotypes and awkwardness is such a humorous manner. The film knows it's cheesy and it lives up to it and shines!
11 people found this helpful
MDSReviewed in the United States on July 10, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Still funny
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Lol. A family favorite. Daughters are in their 40’s and we watched it when they all came and we all laughed so hard . Had so much fun during this . One daughter is a nut and would always throw in a scene from a ridiculous show. Worth the $$ for the memories.
5 people found this helpful
vince westReviewed in the United States on March 7, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Superstar DVD
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Goofy very funny movie about a Catholic school girl outcast wanting to be a superstar and get her first kiss. When a movie starts with a nun catching a student making out with a tree you know it's crazy. Plus you add Will Ferrell as popular jock dance god how can it not be hilarious. On her way to trying to become a superstar she has to fight mom and stuck-up girls at school. VERY FUNNY. Lots of twists and surprises.
3 people found this helpful
Am AzonReviewed in the United States on April 20, 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
Genius - Lots-a-laughs and plenty of heart.
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Molly Shannon and cast are genius in Superstar. I would go so far as to say that the character acting in this film was some of the best I have ever seen. Yes, there are a few moments of distasteful humor, but all together this is a memorable comedy with lots-a-laughs and plenty of heart. I wish Ms Shannon made more movies like this over the years.

Just my view. Peace.
8 people found this helpful
catbrown67Reviewed in the United States on January 10, 2017
4.0 out of 5 stars
Its hilarious a little raunchy but not too much - I love Molly Shannon in this
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This to me is a classic especially for whoever went to Catholic School. Its hilarious a little raunchy but not too much - I love Molly Shannon in this!!! Definitely old school - let my 14 year old watch this and she was confused by a lot of the references that they made to other movies mostly from the 80s.
12 people found this helpful
david dietrichReviewed in the United States on June 29, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Funny movie
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I love this silly funny movie. It is a lot of fun to watch. Molly Shannon is hilarious
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