• Crazy Heart (2009)

Crazy Heart

Release Date: December 16th, 2009

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 2010

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

With too many years of hazy days and boozy nights,former country-music legend Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges) is reduced to playing dives and bowling alleys. In town for his latest gig, Blake meets Jean Craddock (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a sympathetic reporter who has come to do a story on him. He unexpectedly warms to her and a romance begins, then the singer finds himself at a crossroads that may threaten his last shot at happiness.

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall, Tom Bower, Colin Farrell, James Keane, William Marquez, Ryan Bingham

Director: Scott Cooper

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Butcher's Run Films, Informant Media

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Son, 2000s, Inspiring, Gritty, Transformation, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Crazy Heart is the real thing, and a real gem. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Jeff Bridges is a virtual certainty to win his first Oscar, after four nominations. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Crazy Heart lacks that spark of originality. So what Fox Searchlight has salvaged essentially is a highly watchable performance by Bridges, one of many he has furnished throughout a long career. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Winner Music (Original Song)