When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy, the upstart kid he once mentored?

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  1. Scott Cooper

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Thomas Cobb


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  1. Jeff Bridges

    Jeff Bridges

    Bad Blake

  2. Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Jean Craddock

  3. Colin Farrell

    Colin Farrell

    Tommy Sweet

  4. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall


  5. Paul Herman

    Paul Herman

    Jack Greene

  6. Tom Bower

    Tom Bower

    Bill Wilson

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Original Language -

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget -

Revenue -

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  • December 16, 2009
    R, Theatrical



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