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Blaze (1989)

R
120 min | Biography, Drama

A middle-aged Louisiana governor falls in love with a young stripper, which jeopardizes his political career and the radical policies which have made him a controversial figure.
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Director
Writers
Blaze Starr (book "Blaze Starr: My Life as Told to Huey Perry") | Huey Perry (book "Blaze Starr: My Life as Told to Huey Perry") | Ron Shelton (screenplay)
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Opening Wknd
$ 1,739,701
Gross (USA)
$ 19,131,246
Gross (World)
$ 19,131,246
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Release date
Dec 13, 1989 (United States)

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66 cast members
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Paul Newman
Gov. Earl K. Long Gov. Earl K. Long   See fewer
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Lolita Davidovich
Blaze Starr Blaze Starr   See fewer
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Jerry Hardin
Thibodeaux Thibodeaux   See fewer
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Gailard Sartain
LaGrange LaGrange   See fewer
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Jeffrey DeMunn
Eldon Tuck Eldon Tuck   See fewer
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Garland Bunting
Doc Ferriday Doc Ferriday   See fewer
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Richard Jenkins
Picayune Picayune   See fewer
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Brandon Smith
Arvin Deeter Arvin Deeter   See fewer
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Jay Chevalier
Wiley Braden Wiley Braden   See fewer
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Robert Wuhl
Red Snyder Red Snyder   See fewer
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Eloy Casados
Antoine Antoine   See fewer
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James Harper
Willie Rainach Willie Rainach   See fewer
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Teresa Gilmore
Tamara Knight Tamara Knight   See fewer
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Dianne Brill
Delilah Dough Delilah Dough   See fewer
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Gilbert Lewis
Rev. Marquez Rev. Marquez   See fewer
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Gary Anthony Sturgis
Marquez' Son Marquez' Son   See fewer
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Louanne Stephens
Lora Fleming Lora Fleming   See fewer
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Emily Warfield
Debbie Fleming Debbie Fleming   See fewer
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Ben Cook
Younger Brother Younger Brother   See fewer
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John P. Fertitta
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Harlan Jordan
Dr. Cheeseborough Dr. Cheeseborough   See fewer
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Rod Masterson
Town Talk Reporter #1 Town Talk Reporter #1   See fewer
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Bill Dunleavy
Town Talk Reporter #2 Town Talk Reporter #2   See fewer
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King Cotton
Jimmie Davis Jimmie Davis   See fewer
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Mike Baer
Secretary of Legislature Secretary of Legislature   See fewer
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Bob Cherry
Earls Crony Earls Crony   See fewer
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Sid Lacey
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Harold G. Herthum
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Fred Lewis
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Al Robinson
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Dick Person
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Bill Mesman
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John A. Barber
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Carey Rauhman Holliday
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Thomas C. Smith-Alden
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Donald J. Lee Jr.
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Pat Snow
Johnnie Mae Johnnie Mae   See fewer
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George Wyatt
Drunken Officer #1 Drunken Officer #1   See fewer
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Deano Thornton
Drunken Officer #2 Drunken Officer #2   See fewer
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David R. Conly
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Janet Shea
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Glynn Rubin
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Michael O'Neal
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Michael Brooks
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Stanley Hughes
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Kevin Graham
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Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 3,293 votes