- Original title
- Running time
- 110 min.
- United States
Scott Cooper (Novel: Thomas Cobb)
Sarah Jane Morris,
Fox Searchlight / Butcher's Run Films / Informant Media
Drama | Alcoholism. Music. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges) is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can’t help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician.
: 2 Academy Awards: Best Actor (Jeff Bridges), Song. 3 Nominations
: 2 Golden Globes: Best Leading Actor - Drama (Jeff Bridges), Song
: 2 Nominations for BAFTA Awards: Best Leading Actor (Jeff Bridges) and Music
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Jeff Bridges)
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actor (Bridges) & Best First Feature. 3 Nominations
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Actor Drama (Jeff Bridges)
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Bridges) and Original Score
: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Actor and Song
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom. incl. for Most Promising Filmmaker
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Performance by a Male Actor (Jeff Bridges)
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