6.6/10
760
1 user

E! True Hollywood Story 

Trailer
1:52 | Trailer
A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



17   16   14   13   12   11   … See all »
2015   2014   2013   2012   … See all »
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

I Love the '80s (TV Series 2002)
Documentary | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A humorous, year by year look through the decade that saw hair size become a statement, ratty clothes become cool, and music about breaking up become mainstream. Comprised of segments ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Dice Clay, Soleil Moon Frye, Traci Lords
Behind the Music (1997–2014)
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

Stars: Jim Forbes, David Wild, Rick Rubin
I Love the '70s (TV Series 2003)
Documentary | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Celebrities and comedians share their thoughts on pop culture of the 1970's.

Stars: Bo Derek, Erik Estrada, Leif Garrett
Unsolved Mysteries (1987–2010)
Documentary | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.

Stars: Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Brosnan
Family Feud (1976–1985)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two families compete by trying to outguess the opponents about survey results.

Stars: Richard Dawson, Gene Wood, Johnny Gilbert
Three's Company (1976–1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors.

Stars: John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers
Selena (1997)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.

Director: Gregory Nava
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda
Mermaids (1990)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.

Director: Richard Benjamin
Stars: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.

Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell
The Conners (TV Series 2018)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Follow-up to the comedy series Roseanne (1988), centering on the family members of the matriarch after her sudden death.

Stars: John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert
Chloe (2009)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Suspecting her husband of infidelity, gynecologist Dr. Catherine Stewart hires an escort named Chloe in order to test his faithfulness. Soon, the relationships between all three intensify.

Director: Atom Egoyan
Stars: Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson
Delirium I (2018)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A man recently released from a mental institute inherits a mansion after his wealthy parents die. After a series of disturbing events, he comes to believe it is haunted.

Director: Dennis Iliadis
Stars: Topher Grace, Patricia Clarkson, Genesis Rodriguez
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Phil Crowley Phil Crowley ...  Narrator 83 episodes, 1996-2005
Edit

Storyline

A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

E! Правдивая голливудская история See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Spoofed in Eminem: Without Me (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A show you can love one week ...and hate the next
21 August 2006 | by lambiepie-2See all my reviews

The E! Trure Hollywood Story is one of those programs you can love a few episodes of and equally hate a few episodes of...but no matter what, you're going to tune in ...eventually.

I am one of the viewers that watch the episodes that intrigue me for the moment: whether it is about the "flavor of the month" star or about an older, famous entertainer; this one hour (or two hours depending) of interviews, pictures and some biographical information captures your attention. But there are some things you will have to take with a grain of salt.

For one, this show isn't as deeply researched and well made as the Arts and Entertainment (A&E) series "Biography". The E! True Hollywood Story does carry more sensationalism and does tend to jump on a story about a celebrity that is currently on the "radar screen". It does have a tabloid feel about it, but it does carry interesting perspectives as well.

I was pretty much hooked on this program up until 1998 when they put together a program on the late Phil Hartman. Years prior to his death, I had met him and seen he and his wife in Los Angeles and in New York on different entertainment industry occasions. I watched E!'s program because I could not understand what happened to what I assumed were 'two nice folks". The E! Ture Hollywood Story followed format by getting 'friends' who said they knew the two to make comments. Then a few days later, I was watching CNN and heard Jon Lovitz speak about his friend ....and this show. One of Mr. Lovitz's comment pertained to the "folks who claim they knew" his friend. Mr. Lovitz was almost in tears when he mentioned that some folks who 'claim to be someones friend', really aren't especially when they appear on 'shows like the E! True Hollywood Story'. That effected me, and made me look at the program more deeply. And I must admit, after that Phil Hartman program, the E! True Hollywood Story's format changed a bit. I don't know if it was because of that or because the E! True Hollywood Story wanted to get more into "what happened to..." popular TV series actors in ensembles formats.

Regardless, this is an entertaining program that will attract you based on the subject matter of the showing. For example, I am quite sure they have done tons of the 'Michael Jackson' and 'Paris Hilton' True Hollywood Story because those folks seem to be in the news every other week and there is always something new, different and entertainment titillating news-y about them.

But that is why you will tune in and watch.


27 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed