Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 83%
TMDB Rating 6.9
IMDB Rating 7.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 91%

Financials

Revenue: $47,405,566

Budget: $7,000,000

Profit: + $40,405,566


Movie Details

Tag Line: The harder the life, the sweeter the song.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 16, 2009

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 52m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures , Informant Media , Butcher's Run Films


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Synopsis

When reporter, Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake—an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend—they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.


Main Cast

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges

Bad Blake

Age : 70 | Popularity : 46%

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Jean Craddock

Age : 42 | Popularity : 19%

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Tommy Sweet

Age : 43 | Popularity : 55%

Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall

Wayne

Age : 89 | Popularity : 21%

Paul Herman

Paul Herman

Jack Greene

Age : 74 | Popularity : 7%

Tom Bower

Tom Bower

Bill Wilson

Age : 82 | Popularity : 9%

Brian Gleason

Brian Gleason

Steven Reynolds

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

J. Michael Oliva

J. Michael Oliva

Bear

Age : N/A | Popularity : 4%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Scott Cooper
Scott Cooper
Script Supervisor
Joanna Kennedy
Joanna Kennedy
Writing Screenplay
Scott Cooper
Scott Cooper
Novel
Thomas Cobb
Thomas Cobb
Production Producer
T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
Judy Cairo
Judy Cairo
Rob Carliner
Rob Carliner
Scott Cooper
Scott Cooper
Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
Casting
Lindsay Graham
Lindsay Graham
Mary Vernieu
Mary Vernieu
Sound Music
Stephen Bruton
Stephen Bruton
T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
Camera Director of Photography
Barry Markowitz
Barry Markowitz
Editing Editor
John Axelrad
John Axelrad
Jeffrey Ford
Jeffrey Ford
Art Production Design
Waldemar Kalinowski
Waldemar Kalinowski
Art Direction
Ben Zeller
Ben Zeller
Set Decoration
Carla Curry
Carla Curry
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Doug Hall
Doug Hall
Hairstylist
Geordie Sheffer
Geordie Sheffer
Jennifer Santiago
Jennifer Santiago
Makeup Department Head
Tarra D. Day
Tarra D. Day
Makeup Artist
Sheila Trujillo-Gomez
Sheila Trujillo-Gomez
Department Role Name

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