The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Steve Kloves and starring Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer and Beau Bridges. It follows; Jack and Frank Baker, two brothers struggling to make a living as lounge jazz pianists in Seattle. In desperation, they take on a female singer, Susie Diamond, who revitalizes their careers, causing the brothers to re-examine their relationship with each other and with their music. The Fabulous Baker Boys was theatrically released on October 13, 1989 by 20th Century Fox. It received critical acclaim with major praise drawn towards Pfeiffer's performance but was a box office disappointment grossing $18.4 million on a $11.5 million budget. At the 62nd Academy Awards, the film received four nominations: Best Actress (for Pfeiffer), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Original Score.

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Production: 20th Century Fox
  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 13 nominations.
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