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The Fabulous Baker Boys

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Musical, Romance
Release Date:October 13, 1989
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges, Ellie Raab, Xander Berkeley
Director:Steve Kloves
Producer:Mark Rosenberg, Paula Weinstein
Writer:Steve Kloves
Distributor:20th Century Fox

Description: Real-life siblings Beau and Jeff Bridges star as the eponymous Fabulous Baker Boys. Musical prodigies both, the Bakers have long been teamed as a twin-piano act, with the less talented Frank (Beau Bridges) coasting on the skills of his brilliant younger brother Jack (Jeff Bridges). Their career dwindling to nickel-and-dime dates in second-rate clubs, the Bakers decide that they need a female vocalist to boost their popularity. They select auditioner Susie Diamond (Michelle Pfeiffer), who in addition to being a gifted songstress is drop-dead gorgeous. The newly renovated Baker Boys act scores a success, which is inevitably threatened by Susie's growing popularity and by Jack's insistence upon pursuing an affair with the girl.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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