Blaze

(1989)
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Overview

This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper Blaze Starr. When Earl and Blaze move in together, Earl's opponents use this to attack his controversial political program, which included civil rights for blacks in the 1950's.

  1. Ron Shelton

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Newman

    Paul Newman

    Gov. Earl K. Long

  2. Lolita Davidovich

    Lolita Davidovich

    Blaze Starr

  3. Jerry Hardin

    Jerry Hardin

    Thibodeaux

  4. Gailard Sartain

    Gailard Sartain

    LaGrange

  5. Jeffrey DeMunn

    Jeffrey DeMunn

    Eldon Tuck

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Blaze
Blaze

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 15, 1989
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget -

Revenue $19,131,000.00

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