Crazy Heart

Synopsis: Bad Blake is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can't help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician.
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Director(s): Scott Cooper
Production: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  Won 2 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 29 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
112 min

Jack, you bastard.

F***ing bowling alley.

Jesus god.

Bad Blake, welcome to Pueblo.

I'm proud to meet you, sir.

- Hi there.

I've listened to you for a long time.

Good trip?

- Long, but good.

Played Clovis, New Mexico last night.

Pretty country. Glad to be here.

There's the bandstand.

I'll speak to you later. Good to have you.

Makes my day. There's no smoking in the alley...

but you can sure finish that one.

I'll take a McClure's up, with

a beer back, darlin'.

$ 4.75.

- It's on the tab.

No tab.

I'm Bad Blake darlin'.

I'm the band.

Jimmy? Tab?

Mr. Blake.

We have a nice room

for you at the Starlight Inn ...

and of course your meals are covered...

but I'm afraid you can't

run a bar tab.

It's in the contract.

Mr. Greene, of Greene and Gold...

put that in himself.

-Did he.

Yes, sir.

If you and Jack have an agreement,

we're gonna have to stick to it.

Don't worry about it. How much?

$ 4.75.

Mr Blake, let me offer you all the free bowling you want.

Hold that, would you?

Hey Ben, Jack here.

Listen, I didn't want to tell you 'til you finished the swing...

but the label cut "So sweet so bad".

But that f***er's still selling.

It was slowing down a lot.

The chains don't want it any more.

Plus Tommy Sweet's got 9 albums out.

What about his new album?

I finish in two weeks. I can get right to it.

Tommy wants to know if you

have new material.

New material?

You know I don't.

Nothing wrong with the old stuff.

Tommy thinks he's leaning

too heavy on the old stuff.

He doesn't want people thinking

he's riding the gravy train.

That son of a b*tch...

has a lifetime pass on the gravy train.

Hey Bad, who's asking who for a record?

Jack, you jerkoff, when you get your ass

to Clovis, New Mexico...

and play in a bar or a f***ing bowling alley...

get up at 5am and drive 300 miles

with hemorrhoids so bad...

its feels like you got fire ants up your ass...

THEN you can tell me about the gravy train!

You and Mr. famous Tommy Sweet.

Both of you try that some time!

Why don't you sit down

and write some songs?

Keep talking, keep talking. Jesus God.

What's the matter, can't do it anymore?

I'm tired of listening to your griping and everything.


You go out every night drinking...

Hey, hey, listen to me.

I'm 57 years old ...

and I'm broke.

I got $10 in my pocket.

I sent you money

when you were in Texas.

So spend it wisely, my friend.

Yeah, f*** you. Goodbye.

Thanks a lot.

Mr. Blake?

I'll be god-damned, it really is you!

I can't believe it.

Bad Blake in my store.

I'm Bill Wilson,

I'm a big fan.

Here's your McClure's.

I try to keep track of

what the stars drink.

Hey, you know what, my wife, Beverly ...

is one of your big fans.

She'd die if she knew you were here.

We're going to the show tonight ...

and if you could sing "I Don't Know" for Beverly ...

You got it.

- It'd mean the world to her.

"I Don't Know" for Beverly.

You can count on it.

Come here.

I wanna be able to tell everyone

I bought Bad Blake a drink.

You're kidding.

- No.

Thank you.

"I Don't Know" for Beverly and Bill.

- Yes.

Ok. Hold on.

Hi Mr. Blake, I'm Tony.

"Tony and the Renegades",

your band for tonight.

Yes, of course.

We're setting up in the bowling alley ...

and were wondering what

time to start rehearsing.

As soon and as often as you can.

That's the secret.

Mr. Blake?

Sorry to bother you ...

but what time are you coming over?

I got some sheets here

if you can read music.

Chord charts if you can't.

Here. This CD's for you.

The whole kit. The playlist's in there.

Watch your hand.

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