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Bird (1988)

R 1988-09-30 (US) DramaMusic 2h 41m
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"There are no second acts in American lives."


Saxophone player Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker comes to New York in 1940 and is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.

  1. Clint Eastwood


  2. Joel Oliansky


Top Billed Cast

  1. Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker

    Charlie 'Bird' Parker

  2. Diane Venora

    Diane Venora

    Chan Parker

  3. Michael Zelniker

    Michael Zelniker

    Red Rodney

  4. Samuel E. Wright

    Samuel E. Wright

    Dizzy Gillespie

  5. Keith David

    Keith David

    Buster Franklin

  6. Michael McGuire

    Michael McGuire


  7. James Handy

    James Handy


  8. Damon Whitaker

    Damon Whitaker

    Young Bird

  9. Morgan Nagler

    Morgan Nagler


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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue $2,000,000.00


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