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Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

PG-13
108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.
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Myra Lewis (book) | Murray Silver Jr. (book) (as Murray Silver) | Jack Baran (screenplay) | Jim McBride (screenplay)
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$3,807,986
Gross (US & Canada)
$13,741,060
Gross (World)
$13,741,060
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Release date
Jun 30, 1989 (United States)

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Dennis Quaid
Jerry Lee Lewis Jerry Lee Lewis   See fewer
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Winona Ryder
Myra Gale Brown Myra Gale Brown   See fewer
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John Doe
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Stephen Tobolowsky
Jud Phillips Jud Phillips   See fewer
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Trey Wilson
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Alec Baldwin
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Steve Allen
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Lisa Blount
Lois Brown Lois Brown   See fewer
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Joshua Sheffield
Rusty Brown Rusty Brown   See fewer
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Mojo Nixon
James Van Eaton James Van Eaton   See fewer
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Paula Person
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Valerie Wellington
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Carol Russell
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Ryan Rushton
Young Jimmy Young Jimmy   See fewer
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Bert Dedman
Young Jerry Young Jerry   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 14,394 votes