R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.
After the film was released in September 1989 in only 800 theaters and selling out each viewing in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles thanks to word of mouth. The executive of marketing and distribution at Fox, Tom Sherrock called writer/director Steve Kloves on a Monday morning, admitted that they made a mistake in not supporting or releasing the film more widely. Kloves states "that if the film had been released wider, the theatrical result would've been a lot different."
You're good, aren't you?
Jack Baker: I can carry a tune.
Susie Diamond: You're better than that.
When Jack and Frank are arguing in the alley just before they fight, one of the upper buttons on Jack's shirt alternates several times between being buttoned and being unbuttoned.
$3,313,815 15 October 1989