Opening

97% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
93% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
50% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
62% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Agatha Christie's Poirot : Season 12
100% Falling Skies: Season 4
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
64% The Last Ship: Season 1
100% Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2
69% The Leftovers: Season 1
60% The Lottery: Season 1
91% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
50% The Musketeers: Season 1
78% Ray Donovan: Season 2
46% Reckless: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
50% True Blood: Season 7
—— Unforgettable: Season 2
80% Vicious: Season 1
—— Witches of East End: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
91% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Addicted To Fame (2012)

tomatometer

29

Average Rating: 3.1/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 5

No consensus yet.

audience

73

liked it
Average Rating: 4/5
User Ratings: 159

My Rating

Movie Info

"ADDICTED TO FAME" is the hilarious, outrageous, and ultimately tragic true story of one filmmaker's journey from obscurity to moral blindness in the seductive glare of the media spotlight. Director DAVID GIANCOLA wanted to break out by making a "Movie that mocked B-Movies". He thought he could manipulate the media by casting ANNA NICOLE SMITH. In the end the media manipulated him instead as his star and one of his Producers died in a media feeding frenzy. The film bombed but the story was the

PG-13,

Documentary, Television, Comedy, Special Interest

David Giancola

May 7, 2013

Abramorama Entertainment - Official Site External Icon

Watch It Now

Latest News on Addicted To Fame

November 29, 2012:
Critics Consensus: Killing Them Softly Is Certified Fresh
This week at the movies, we've got an efficient enforcer (Killing Them Softly, starring Brad Pitt...

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (7) | Fresh (3) | Rotten (8)

"Addicted" proves a strangely sad yet wildly compelling cautionary tale.

November 30, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A valuable reflection of contemporary celebrity culture - simply because it shows us how low we've fallen.

November 29, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Daily News
New York Daily News
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Entertaining if ultimately depressing.

November 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Variety
Variety
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Behind-the-scenes look at Anna Nicole Smith's swan song is barely more competent than the exploitation flick it examines.

November 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Judging by the film's alternately self-pitying, self-aggrandizing, and bitter tone, the schlock director is afflicted with a bizarre lack of self-consciousness to rival Smith's own impregnable wall of self-delusion.

November 29, 2012 Full Review Source: AV Club
AV Club
Top Critic IconTop Critic

[A] hapless, clueless, necrophiliac documentary ...

November 28, 2012 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic IconTop Critic

So how much are attention addicts Giancola and Anna Nicole Smith alike as they weirdly bond away in his movie? Giancola was shrewd enough to foolproof his film with deliberate self-parody, while Smith succumbed to her own self-dehumanization.

December 30, 2012 Full Review Source: Long Island Press
Long Island Press

Addicted to Fame is like a feature-length whine disguised as a documentary.

December 7, 2012 Full Review Source: Television Without Pity
Television Without Pity

The pitfalls of not knowing the difference between "notoriety" and "fame" were never clearer.

November 30, 2012 Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

The cinematic equivalent of staging a disaster and then bitching about the mess.

November 28, 2012 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Addicted To Fame

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about Addicted To Fame!

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Addicted To Fame on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Cosplay Gallery
Cosplay Gallery

See over 350 Comic-Con Costumes!

<em>Let's Be Cops</em>
Let's Be Cops

Video: Riggle, Key, and Wayans Jr.

Box Office
Box Office

Lucy's brains beat...

RT on DVD
RT on DVD

Noah, The Other Woman and more

Mad Max
Mad Max

See full trailer for Fury Road

Foreign Titles

  • Addicted to Fame (Craptastic!) (DE)
  • Addicted to Fame (Craptastic!) (UK)
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile