R | | Drama, Music, Romance
A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
The only film of the year to be nominated for both the Best Lead Actor and Lead Actress Oscars. The 1937 and 1954 versions of the film were also nominated in both these categories.
It's you I idolized, it wasn't dad.
When Jack is in the garage, he puts his cowboy hat down and turns clockwise toward the garage door. When we cut to his face, he is turning counter-clockwise toward the garage door.
The first couple of seconds of the Warner Bros Pictures logo are cut out.
An extended version of the film, dubbed the "Encore Edition" with an additional 12 minutes of new footage, was released on March 1, 2019 for a limited one-week engagement. The material consists of longer takes of musical numbers, as well as a brand-new, never-before-seen song "Clover", by Ally and Jackson.
$42,908,051 (USA) (7 October 2018)
$215,288,866 (USA) (4 April 2019)