Blue Velvet



The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.

  1. David Lynch

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Isabella Rossellini

    Isabella Rossellini

    Dorothy Vallens

  2. Kyle MacLachlan

    Kyle MacLachlan

    Jeffrey Beaumont

  3. Dennis Hopper

    Dennis Hopper

    Frank Booth

  4. Laura Dern

    Laura Dern

    Sandy Williams

  5. Hope Lange

    Hope Lange

    Mrs. Williams

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Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 19, 1986


    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 2h 0m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $8,551,228.00

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