Crazy Heart


1h 51m 2009

Brief Synopsis

Bad Blake 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, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man's crazy heart.

Film Details

Also Known As
Corazón rebelde
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Music
Adaptation
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Butchers Run Films; Cmt; Fotokem Film & Video; Informant Media; Jls Security; Keep Me Posted; Leonetti Company; Panavision, Ltd.; Reel Chefs Catering, Llc; Santa Fe Balloons; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; 20th Century Fox International; 20th Century Fox International; Abc Distribution; Cinepix Sp. Z O.O.; Fox Searchlight Pictures; Fs Film Oy; Nu-Metro; Tiglon A.S.
Location
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Synopsis

Bad Blake 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, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man's crazy heart.

Crew

Paul Ackling

Music

Wil Albarez

On-Set Dresser

Rick Alexander

Sound Mixer

Rick Alexander

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Robert Althoff

Sound Recordist

Aleah Ames

Set Costumer

Troy Anderson

Lighting Technician

Karin M Aragon

Extras Casting Assistant

Eric Arellanes

Foreman

Enid Arias

Hair Stylist

Nicole Auckerman

Office Production Assistant

Paul Aulicino

Sound Effects Editor

John Axelrad

Editor

Paul Baca

Medic

Carol Bach-y-rita

Looping Coordinator

Liza Bambenek

Assistant Camera

Jon Baran

Set Production Assistant

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Joe Barnett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

David D. Baumann

Property Master

Todd Beckett

Sound Mixer

Jay Bellerose

Music

Leslie Belzberg

Executive Producer

Ryan Bingham

Song Performer

Ryan Bingham

Music

Ryan Bingham

Song

Cory Lynn Bol

Coordinator

Jo Edna Boldin

Casting

Fernand Bos

Music Editor

Patrick Boyles

Gang Boss

Robert Anthony Brass

Office Production Assistant

Eric Brenner

Executive Producer

Jeff Bridges

Song Performer

Jeff Bridges

Executive Producer

Greg Brown

Song

Stephen Bruton

Music

Stephen Bruton

Song

T-bone Burnett

Producer

T-bone Burnett

Song

T-bone Burnett

Music

Doug Butts

Welder

Chip Byrd

Assistant Camera

Greg Byrd

Camera

Shawn Caffrey

Props

Judy Cairo

Producer

Thomas Caldwell

Greensman

Tom Canning

Song

Tom Canning

Music

Joe Cappelletti

Looping Coordinator

Bayard Carey

Sound Mixer

Rob Carliner

Producer

Lloyd Catlett

Stunt Player

Nancea Ceo

Assistant Costume Designer

Nancy Ceo

Assistant Costume Designer

Beau Chaput

Steadicam Operator

Lance Cheatham

On-Set Dresser

Thomas Cobb

Source Material

Brett Cole

Special Effects Technician

Perry L Coomans

Craft Service

Scott Cooper

Screenplay

Scott Cooper

Producer

Orville Couch

Song

Tom Cross

Editor

Dennis Crouch

Music

Carla Curry

Set Decorator

Greg Curry

Colorist

Patrick Cusack

Sound Effects Editor

J.j. Dalton

Set Production Assistant

Morgan Davis

Grip

Tarra Day

Makeup Artist

Andrew Decristofaro

Supervising Sound Editor

Alton Delmore

Song

Rabon Delmore

Song

Rick Dial

Song Performer

Ralph Diaz

Painter

Dwight Dollins

Grip

Don L Draper

Craft Service

Edward A. Duran

Stunt Player

Michelle Duval

Set Costumer

Robert Duvall

Song Performer

Robert Duvall

Producer

Tiffany Dyer

Production Secretary

Harland Espeset

Grip

Tobin Espeset

Grip

Ryan Eustis

Assistant Camera

Frank Eyers

Video Playback

Paula Fairfield

Supervising Sound Editor

Steven Fode

Construction

Sue Foley

Set Production Assistant

Elijah Ford

Music

Jeff Ford

Editor

Darin Foster

Other

Eddie Frierson

Looping Coordinator

Chris James Gallegos

Props

Gregory Thomas Garcia

Other

Colin Garza

Set Production Assistant

Alina Gatti

Set Production Assistant

Lyn Gawron

Art Department Coordinator

Jenna Gingery

Set Costumer

Sheila Trujillo Gomez

Makeup Artist

John Goodwin

Song

Linda R Gore

On-Set Dresser

Al Goto

Stunt Coordinator

Eric Gotthelf

Looping Coordinator

Lindsay Graham

Casting Associate

Lindsay Graham

Casting Director

Doug Gray

Props

Graham Griswold

On-Set Dresser

Rodney Gurule

Music

Joel Guzman

Music

Dia Hahn

Tutor

Doug Hall

Costume Designer

David Hammer

Crane Grip

Ian Hanna

Grip

Paul Harman

Sign Writer

Jean Harrison

Production

Scott Hastings

Special Effects Coordinator

Amy Hawkins

Accountant

Brandon Hemmerling

Casting Assistant

Scott Herrick

Accounting Assistant

Jeanne Hertz

Other

Greg Hewett

Key Grip

Hillary A Higgins

Production Assistant

Kate Higgins

Looping Coordinator

Joel Hobbie

Special Effects Technician

Mary Holyoke

Props Buyer

Lightnin' Hopkins

Song Performer

Lightnin' Hopkins

Song

Thomas R Hopkins

Song

Hazel Houser

Song

Trevor Howe

Best Boy Grip

Richard Hughes

On-Set Dresser

Aubrey Husar

Grip

Lisa H Jackson

Accountant

Marabina Jaimes

Looping Coordinator

Larry Jenkins

Consultant

Waylon Jennings

Song Performer

Waylon Jennings

Song

Kimberly Jimenez

Audio

Jesse Johnstone

Sound Recordist

George Jones

Song

George Jones

Song Performer

Jack C. Jones

Lighting Technician

Steve B Jones

Lighting Technician

Waldemar Kalinowski

Production Designer

Shea Kammer

Post-Production Accountant

Shea Kammer

Post-Production Accountant

Ben Keller

Art Director

Mari Kempes

Production

Joanna Kennedy

Script Supervisor

Wendy R Kennedy

Assistant

Tina Kerr

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Rick Kline

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jeff Knudsen

Boom Operator

Marie Kohl

Casting Associate

Kurt Kornemann

Crane Grip

Mary Lampert

Hair Stylist

Micki Lando-brown

Other

Frank Larson

Loader

Paul Lavoie

Visual Effects Producer

Greg Leisz

Music

Sarah Lemon

Assistant Director

Johnny Lewis

Pilot

Steve Litecky

Chief Lighting Technician

Lynn Lockwood

Camera Operator

Barbara Long

Production Accountant

Roger Love

Coach

Gavin Lurssen

Music Engineer

John Lutes

Grip

Hannah Macpherson

Casting Assistant

Murphy Monroe Maddux

Song

Danny Maldonado

Special Effects Foreman

Sean Mallon

Best Boy Electric

Brian Malone

Best Boy Grip

David Manzanares

Location Manager

Barry Markowitz

Director Of Photography

Barry Markowitz

Camera Operator

Christopher Martin

Greensman

Ismael Mello Martinez

Set Production Assistant

Eddie Mcduff

Song

Jose Mendoza

Painter

Lydia Mendoza

Song Performer

Lydia Mendoza

Song

Buddy Miller

Music

Lea E Miller

Grip

Diana Minfa

Medic

Mamie Mitchell

Script Supervisor

Robert Molitor

Transportation Captain

Jesus Antonio Murillo

Painter

Carla Murray

Sound Effects Editor

Walter E Myal

Set Production Assistant

Taylor Myers

Camera

Lee Nakagawa

Lighting Technician

Sydney Nathan

Song

Bobby Neuwirth

Song

Gary Nicholson

Song

Nancy Kyong Nugent

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Dale O'malley

Medic

Chemen Ochoa

Assistant Director

Kaaren F Ochoa

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Corazón rebelde
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Music
Adaptation
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Butchers Run Films; Cmt; Fotokem Film & Video; Informant Media; Jls Security; Keep Me Posted; Leonetti Company; Panavision, Ltd.; Reel Chefs Catering, Llc; Santa Fe Balloons; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; 20th Century Fox International; 20th Century Fox International; Abc Distribution; Cinepix Sp. Z O.O.; Fox Searchlight Pictures; Fs Film Oy; Nu-Metro; Tiglon A.S.
Location
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 51m

Award Wins

Best Actor

2010
Jeff Bridges

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2009 award for Excellence in Contemporary Film by the Costume Designers Guild (CDG).

Winner of the 2009 award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (Jeff Bridges) by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).

Winner of the 2009 Satellite Award for Best Original Song ("The Weary Kind") by the International Press Academy (IPA).

Winner of two 2009 awards including Best Actor (Jeff Bridges) and Best Music/Score by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA).

Winner of two 2009 Spirit Awards including Best First Feature and Best Male Lead (Jeff Bridges); also nominated for Best First Screenplay by Film Independent (FIND).

Released in United States Winter December 16, 2009

Released in United States on Video April 20, 2010

Released in United States February 2010

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.

Based on the novel "Crazy Heart" written by Thomas Cobb and published by Harper & Row in 1987.

Feature directorial debut for Scott Cooper.

Released in United States Winter December 16, 2009

Released in United States on Video April 20, 2010

Released in United States February 2010 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.)

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Use of Music in a Film by the Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC).