• 2007
  • UK
  • 2h 10min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
  • Cast: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sienna Miller, Ricky Gervais, Jason Flemying, Mark Strong, Rupert Everett, David Kelly, Nathaniel Parker, David Walliams, Peter O'Toole, Robert De Niro
  • Website:

In a countryside town bordering a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm in this star-studded fantasy epic adapted from the novel by Neil Gaiman. Cox lacks pizzazz as the adventurer Tristan, which Vaughn only emphasises by pitching him against one big-name star after another and while Stardust has some entertaining moments, it looks fated to join Eragon and The Dark is Rising on the box office scrapyard of fantasy pilot efforts.

Read review

Performance times

This film is not currently showing in cinemas.

Reviews & features


18 Oct 20072 stars

FANTASY (PG) 127min Matthew Layer Cake Vaughn’s scrupulous adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel looks set to take a space at the same box-office graveyard as several other recent fantasy pilots (Eragon, The Dark Is Rising). Vaughn quit his first big…

Tell us more about this listing.