The Fabulous Baker Boys


1h 54m 1989

Brief Synopsis

Two brothers hire a female singer to help their dwindling duo piano-playing act.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fabulous Baker Boys, Susie et les Baker Boys
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Music
Romance
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Glenn Aulepp
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

Two brothers hire a female singer to help their dwindling duo piano-playing act.

Crew

Michael Abene

Song

Frans J Afman

Consultant

John Steven Agoglia

Location Assistant

Anne H. Ahrens

Set Decorator

Morris Albert

Song

Gary Alexander

Sound

Susan Alexander

Apprentice

Adrienne Anderson

Song

Bunny Andrews

Music Editor

Paul Anka

Song

Glenn Aulepp

Cable Operator

Jeffrey L Ausmus

Other

Burt Bacharach

Song

Florian Ballhaus

Assistant Camera Operator

Jan Sebastian Ballhaus

Production Assistant

Michael Ballhaus

Director Of Photography

Kevin Bartnof

Foley Artist

Barbara Bass

Other

Gregg Baxter

Adr Editor

Wallace R. Bearden

Adr Mixer

Bruce Bellamy

On-Set Dresser

Tony Bennett

Song Performer

Julie Bergman Sender

Associate Producer

Ben Bernie & Orchestra

Song

Else Blangsted

Music Editor

Tom Bleckov

Other

Arthur Blum

Dolly Grip

Richard M. Brasic

Driver

Creed Bratton

Stand-In

Anthony J Brazas

Driver

Leslie Bricusse

Song

Beau Bridges

Song Performer

Jeff Bridges

Song Performer

Brian Bromberg

Music

Branch Marie Brunson

Electrician

J Douglas Burch

Props

Bruce Byall

Dolly Grip

David Cannon

Props

Bart Carpenter

Production Assistant

Kenneth Casey

Song

Lloyd Catlett

Assistant

Joseph H Catmull

Foreman

Jon Charles

Song

Bob Chestnut

Driver

Robin Citrin

Location Manager

Joyce Collins

Advisor

Tim Collins

Grip

Ronald Wayne Cox

Props

Bob Crewe

Song

Lewis Cundiff

Driver

Bryan Curry

Production Assistant

Hal David

Song

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Eddie De Lange

Song

Vinicius Demoraes

Song

John L Demps

Electrician

Kenny Dennis

Song Performer

John J Doherty

Rigging Gaffer

Walter Donaldson

Song

Susan Dudeck

Foley Editor

David Dunlap

Camera Operator

Ed Dupra

On-Set Dresser

Edward Eliscu

Song

Duke Ellington

Song

Mercer Ellington

Song

Patrick English

Sound

George Evans

Driver

Margaret E. Fannin

Production Coordinator

Sandra Fear

Stand-In

Amy Beth Feldman

On-Set Dresser

Chris Feringer

Grip

Martina Finch

Song Performer

William R. Finnegan

Coproducer

William R. Finnegan

Production Manager

Mark Fite

Props

Lou Foresteri

Advisor

Robin Forman

Associate Producer

Claude Francois

Song

Winifred Freedman

Song Performer

Eugene Frieburger

Construction

Ashley Friedman

Production Assistant

Peter Gant

Craft Service

Louis Gaste

Song

Bob Gaudio

Song

Chris Gibbin

Other

Don Gibbin

Set Designer

Norman Gimbel

Song

Wendy Goldman

Song Performer

Irving Gordon

Song

Charles T Gray

Swing Gang

Reatha Grey

Casting

Clay A. Griffith

Other

Todd Griffith

Grip

Dennis Grisco

Animal Trainer

Tony Grob

Location Assistant

Dave Grusin

Other

Dave Grusin

Music

Dave Grusin

Song Performer

Jonathan Hackett

Props

John Haeny

Sound Effects Editor

John Hammond

Song Performer

John Hammond

Other

Denny Hans

Craft Service

Kenneth Hardy

Other

Robin Harlan

Foley Artist

Ross Harpold

On-Set Dresser

William D Harris

Grip

Lorenz Hart

Song

Karen Hartman

Song Performer

A Hawkshaw

Song

D. M. Hemphill

Sound

Eric Hice

Swing Gang

Peter Hirsch

Production Assistant

Peggy Holmes

Choreographer

D D Howard

Song Performer

Will Hudson

Song

Jody Hummer

Location Assistant

J Paul Huntsman

Sound Editor

Chris Jenkins

Sound

Lisa Jensen

Costume Designer

Antonio Carlos Jobim

Song

Suzanne Joffe

Other

Jim Jones

Driver

Kay Jordan

Accounting Assistant

Gus Kahn

Song

Pamela Katz

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas C Kimmel

Driver

Steve Kloves

Screenplay

Steve Kloves

Theme Lyrics

George Kramer

Driver

Tammy Kusian

Makeup Assistant

Mike Labeaune

Driver

Linda Labov

Assistant

Trevor Lawrence

Song

Scott Anthony Lynk

Props

Robert Mackstein

Dialogue Editor

Zeph T Makgetla

Camera Assistant

Karen Marmer

Post-Production Coordinator

Bruce Martin

Electrician

Cherylanne Martin

Assistant Director

Harvey Mason

Music

Jon Mccarthy

Transportation Captain

Don Mcconald

Electrician

Charles H Mcintyre

Electrician

Robert Meckler

Grip

Bob Merrill

Song

Jill Meyers

Music

Karen Miller

Photography

Irving Mills

Song

Eric W Mizen

Driver

John W Murphy

Key Rigging Grip

Don Murray

Music

Chuck Myers

Assistant Director

Anthony Newley

Song

Wallis Nicita

Casting

Donna Ostroff

Assistant

Joshua T Ott

Props

Chris Owen

Thanks

Joseph Kelly Padovich

Driver

Mike Padovich

Driver

Marvin Palenske

Driver

Paul Pembrook

Props

Don Penick

Driver

Marsha Perloff

Wardrobe Supervisor

Michael T Perry

Assistant Art Director

Laura Ann Petticord

Production Assistant

Michelle Pfeiffer

Song Performer

Michelle Pfeiffer

Music

Macao Pinkard

Song

Leon Pober

Song

Jon Pochron

Stunt Coordinator

Anita Pointer

Song

June Pointer

Song

Ruth Pointer

Song

Sydney Pollack

Executive Producer

Korey Pollard

Swing Gang

Clinton Pozzi

Other

Renee Prince

Other

R Joe Pure Jr.

Electrician

Nancy Pyne-hapke

Other

Ellie Raab

Song Performer

Lisa Raggio

Song Performer

Trudy Ramirez

Script Supervisor

Mayda Renizzi-holt

Production Accountant

Efraim Reuveni

Foley Editor

Jacques Revaux

Song

Vickilyn Reynolds

Song Performer

Rick Riccio

Song Performer

Lee Rittenour

Music

Richard Rodgers

Song

Billy Rose

Song

Mark Rosenberg

Producer

Tracy Rosenthal

Assistant Director

Valerie Ross

Production Coordinator

Olin Rushin

Driver

Bob Russell

Song

Paul Rylander

Props

Carolann S Sanchez

Sound

Christina Sanchez

Casting

Randy Sanchez

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Fabulous Baker Boys, Susie et les Baker Boys
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Music
Romance
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Glenn Aulepp
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Award Nominations

Best Actress

1989
Michelle Pfeiffer

Best Cinematography

1989

Best Editing

1989
William Steinkamp

Best Score

1989

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Michelle Pfeiffer was named Best Actress of 1989 by the National Society of Film Critics, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and the New York Film Critics Circle.

Released in United States Fall October 13, 1989

Re-released in United States on Video January 19, 1994

Re-released in United States on Video February 8, 1995

Released in United States November 1989

Shown at London Film Festival November 10-26, 1989.

Formerly distributed by International Video Entertainment (IVE).

Feature directorial debut for screenwriter Steve Kloves. Film also marks the first time Jeff and Beau Bridges have worked together.

Completed shooting March 1989.

Began shooting December 5, 1988.

Released in United States Fall October 13, 1989

Re-released in United States on Video January 19, 1994

Re-released in United States on Video February 8, 1995

Released in United States November 1989 (Shown at London Film Festival November 10-26, 1989.)