Be Happy!

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"It's one way of being wise."
  • 2019
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 3.4  (86)

Be Happy! is a heartwarming musical comedy from 2019 that follows the journey of Barney, a struggling actor and cabaret performer who is desperate to make it big in London's West End. The film stars Billy Cullum in the lead role of Barney, alongside the iconic Gary Wilmot as his mentor, and Matthew White as his agent. Barney is a talented performer, but his career is going nowhere. He's stuck performing in small cabarets and struggling to pay the rent on his tiny flat. Despite his lack of success, Barney refuses to give up on his dream of becoming a star. When he meets Gary, a veteran performer who used to be a big name in the West End, he sees a glimmer of hope. Gary takes Barney under his wing and helps him hone his craft.

Meanwhile, Barney's agent, played by Matthew White, is struggling to find him gigs. He's frustrated with Barney's lack of success and is constantly pushing him to take on jobs that he's not interested in. Barney wants to perform on his own terms, but he's torn between chasing his dream and paying the bills.

As Barney and Gary work together, they come up with a plan to put on their own show. They assemble a group of talented performers, including a drag queen, a contortionist, and a classical pianist, and set out to create something truly special. Along the way, Barney learns to embrace his unique talents and finds the courage to pursue his dreams.

The film is filled with catchy musical numbers that showcase the talents of the cast. There are hilarious and poignant moments throughout the film, as we see the characters struggle to find their place in the world of show business. The relationships between the characters are at the heart of this movie, and the chemistry between the actors is palpable.

One of the standout performances in the film comes from Gary Wilmot, who brings both charm and depth to his role as Barney's mentor. Wilmot is a veteran performer himself, and his experience shines through in his nuanced portrayal of Gary. Billy Cullum also delivers a strong performance as Barney, imbuing the character with a sense of vulnerability and determination.

Overall, Be Happy! is a delightful movie that celebrates the power of music and performance to bring people together. With its contagious energy and memorable musical numbers, it's sure to put a smile on your face. Whether you're a fan of musicals or just looking for a feel-good movie, this is one you won't want to miss.

Be Happy! is a 2019 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.4.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 45 min
  • IMDB Rating
    3.4  (86)