The Fabulous Baker Boys Movie Review 1989

Information and Film Reviews for The Fabulous Baker Boys the Movie

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4.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Two brothers have been performing a tired act as nightclub pianists for 15 years. When they hire a sultry vocalist to revitalize the routine, she inadvertently triggers long-suppressed hostility between the "boys." The story may be a bit uneven, but fine performances by the three leading actors, the steamy atmosphere, and Pfeiffer's classic rendition of "Makin' Whoopee," are worth the price of the rental.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 116 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Nightclubs, Torrid Love Scenes, Brothers & Sisters
Screenplay
Steven Kloves
Cast
Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges, Elie Raab, Jennifer Tilly
Cinematography
Michael Ballhaus
Director
Steven Kloves
Music
Dave Grusin
Producer
Gladden Entertainment Corporation, Mirage Productions

Awards

Golden Globes 1990: Actress--Drama (Pfeiffer); L.A. Film Critics 1989: Actress (Pfeiffer), Cinematog.; Natl. Bd. of Review 1989: Actress (Pfeiffer); N.Y. Film Critics 1989: Actress (Pfeiffer); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1989: Actress (Pfeiffer), Cinematog., Support. Actor (Bridges).

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