The harder the life, the sweeter the song.
Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell
|Screenplay||Scott Cooper, from the novel by Thomas Cobb|
|Music||Stephen Bruton, T-Bone Burnett|
|SA distributor||Nu Metro|
|Produced by||Butcher's Run Films, Informant Media|
|Comments||A sensitive uplifting film in the end.|
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|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Lara de Matos
Jeanne Calitz Blake, die rustelose troebadoer
Kenneth Turan Star shines as a faded legend
Wade Major A standout performance by Jeff Bridges in a drama that was almost lost to straight-to-video obscurity
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Roger Ebert Jeff Bridges is a virtual certainty to win his first Oscar, after four nominations.
Peter Travers Even when you know what's coming, Crazy Heart haunts you like a classic country song. It's a mesmerizer. So is Bad Blake. This dude also abides.
C. Fuchs If there's one complaint about the offering, however, it's that the basic plot doesn't shine as brightly as its star.
Tomatometer Thanks to a captivating performance from Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart transcends its overly familiar origins and finds new meaning in an old story.
What the People say
2582 Netizens It's ''The Weary Kind'' for Bridges that Soars.
Average .. 73%