Lists: Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, tracing the rise and fall of multiple characters in an era of unbridled decadence and depravity during Hollywood's transition from silent films and to sound films in the late 1920s."

Overall Ranking: 2148 (Rank from 2022: # 78)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 46.67%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 6.67%
Burnt 6.67%


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People Involved

  • Brad Pitt (Jack Conrad)
  • Margot Robbie (Nellie LaRoy)
  • Diego Calva (Manny Torres)
  • Jean Smart (Elinor St. John)
  • Flea (Bob Levine)
  • Jovan Adepo (Sidney Palmer)
  • J.C. Currais (Truck Driver)
  • Jimmy Ortega (Elephant Wrangler)
  • Hansford Prince (Joe Holiday)
  • Telvin Griffin (Reggie)
  • Olivia Wilde (Ina Conrad)
  • Circus-Szalewski (Driver (Wallachs Party))
  • Lukas Haas (George Munn)
  • Li Jun Li (Lady Fay Zhu)
  • Kaia Gerber (Starlet)
  • Patrick Fugit (Officer Elwood)
  • Eric Roberts (Robert Roy)
  • Cici Lau (Gho Zhu)
  • Tyler Seiple (Customer at Sam Wongs)
  • Zack Newick (P.A. (Early Kinoscope))
  • Rory Scovel (The Count)
  • Olivia Hamilton (Ruth Adler)
  • P.J. Byrne (Max (Ruths Assistant Director))
  • Alexandre Chen (Ruths D.P. (James Wong Howe))
  • Bob Clendenin (Ottos A.D.)
  • Miraj Grbi? (Extra)
  • Johnny Hoops (Extra)
  • James Wellington (Extra)
  • Carlos Nunez (Tim)
  • Laura Steinel (Abby (Assistant Jacks Tent))
  • Danny Jolles (Writer (Jacks Tent))
  • James Vincent (Employee (Camera Rental House))
  • Richard Clarke Larsen (A.C. (Camera Rental House))
  • Max Minghella (Irving Thalberg)
  • Samara Weaving (Constance Moore)
  • Jeff Garlin (Don Wallach)
  • Anthony Burkhalter (Reporter (Small Restaurant))
  • Terry Walters (Editor (Kinoscope))
  • Trisha Simmons (Woman at Door)
  • Ariel Flores (Young Man)
  • Karolina Szymczak (Olga Putti)
  • Sean OBryan (Studio Executive (Billy))
  • David Ury (Fan (Autograph))
  • Katia Gomez (Nurse at Sanatorium)
  • Vanessa Bednar (Nellies Mother)
  • Carson Higgins (Lloyd (Sound Mixer))
  • Armando Cosio (Grip Harry (1st Day of Sound))
  • Frederick Koehler (D.P. Bill (1st Day of Sound))
  • Spencer Morgan (Clapper (1st Day of Sound))
  • Ric Sarabia (Crew Member (1st Day of Sound))
  • Jim Allen Jackson (Set Medic (1st Day of Sound))
  • Katherine Waterston (Estelle)
  • Yissendy Trinidad (Carmelita)
  • Cyrus Hobbi (Football Player)
  • Anton Hedayat (Football Player)
  • Hayley Huntley (Liz (Pool Party))
  • John Mariano (Master of Ceremonies)
  • Christopher Allen (Mannys Assistant)
  • Arely Vianet (Spanish Language Actress)
  • Jeremy Roberts (Studio Employee (Sidneys House))
  • Alex Reznik (Kinoscope Executive)
  • Chloe Fineman (Marion Davies)
  • Pat Skipper (William Randolph Hearst)
  • John Kerry (Jonathan Rothschild)
  • Sarah Ramos (Harriet Rothschild)
  • Jennifer Grant (Mildred Yates)
  • Julian Lefevre (Waiter)
  • Taylor Nichols (Wealthy Man)
  • Bryan Scott Johnson (Wealthy Mann)
  • Kelly Meyer (Wealthy Woman)
  • Brenna Power (Wealthy Woman)
  • David Abed (Young Studio Executive)
  • Kevin Symons (Guest at Hearst Bungalow)
  • Jonathan Thomson (Guest at Hearst Bungalow)
  • Jim OBrien (Guest at Hearst Bungalow)
  • Chris Doubek (Guest at Hearst Bungalow)
  • Dorian Martin (Production Assistant)
  • Todd Giebenhain (Prop Master (Kinoscope))
  • Mather Zickel (Distribution Executive)
  • Ireland Sexton (Thalbergs Secretary)
  • Andrew Hawtrey (Kinoscope Assistant Director)
  • Mike Fletcher (Guard (Kinoscope))
  • Jonathan Ohye (New MGM Assistant Director)
  • James Crittenden (Harold)
  • Pete Ploszek (Young Actor (Jacks Beach Set))
  • Robert Beitzel (Lewis the Director)
  • Ethan Suplee (Wilson)
  • Walker Hare (McKays Associate)
  • Douglas Fruchey (Masked Man)
  • Taylor Hill (Rebecca)
  • Marc Platt (Producer)
  • Stephen Thomas (Tourism Official)
  • Sophia Magaña (Mannys Daughter)
  • Karen Bethzabe (Silvia Torres)
  • Oscar Balderrama (Guard at Gate)
  • Aurielle Simmons (Ticket Clerk (1952))
  • Eamon Hunt (Man Shouting in Bad Irish Accent)
  • Kenajuan Bentley (Conductor (Night Club))
  • John Macey (Kyle)
  • Noah Reilly (Bellhop)
  • Marcos A. Ferraez (Police Officer)
  • Phoebe Tonkin (Jane Thornton)
  • Troy Metcalf (Orville Pickwick)
  • Albert Hammond Jr. (Guest (Chicken Line))
  • Cutty Cuthbert (Jimmy)
  • Bregje Heinen (Female Guest (Nathalie))
  • Dana Marcolina (Female Guest (Jack Tattoo))
  • Tal Seder (Male Guest (Wallachs))
  • Robert Morgan (Director (Wallachs Party))
  • Nana Ghana (Woman in Ostrich Feather Hat)
  • Joe Dallesandro (Charlie / Photographer)
  • E.E. Bell (Wilbur)
  • Sol Landerman (Publicity Executive (Wallachs Party))
  • Karina Fontes (Jen)
  • Spike Jonze (Otto (uncredited))
  • Freya Parker (Nude Extra (uncredited))
  • Tobey Maguire (James McKay)
  • Gene Kelly (Don Lockwood (archive footage) (uncredited))
  • Jean Hagen (Kathy Seldon (archive footage) (uncredited))
  • Tobey Maguire (James McKey)
  • Robert Patrick (T-1000 (archive footage) (uncredited))
  • Georges Méliès (The Moon (archive footage) (uncredited))
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