The Buddy Holly Story

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Released May 11th, 2003, 'The Buddy Holly Story' stars Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, William Jordan The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 53 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from well-known critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... Here's the plot: "A chronicle of the rise and brief career of rock 'n' roll star Buddy Holly (Gary Busey), who aspires to play music the way he wants it to sound. Holly and his band, the Crickets, are first invited to record in Nashville, where they encounter creative differences with the producing staff. Later they play a major booking at the Apollo Theater, scheduled there under the mistaken assumption that they're a black band. Holly's career eventually goes solo -- until the tragic day the music dies."

'The Buddy Holly Story' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, VUDU, Amazon.com, XFINITY, and YouTube .