Great Balls of Fire!

Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

Genres - Biography, Comedy Drama, Drama, History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film, Comedy Drama, Rock Music  |   Release Date - Jun 30, 1989  |   Run Time - 108 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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Great Balls of Fire! is a 1989 American biographical film directed by Jim McBride and starring Dennis Quaid as rockabilly pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis. Based on a biography by Myra Lewis and Murray M. Silver, Jr., the screenplay is written by McBride and Jack Baran. The film is produced by Adam Fields, with executive producers credited as Michael Grais, Mark Victor, and Art Levinson. The early career of Jerry Lee Lewis, from his rise to rock and roll stardom to his controversial marriage to his 13-year-old cousin that led to his downfall, is depicted in the film. Until the scandal of the marriage depreciated his image, many had thought Lewis would supplant Elvis Presley as the "King of Rock and Roll" in the 1950s.

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Box Office

$13,741,060

Tags

Art/Music, Bible Belt, Child Marriage, Coming Of Age/Teen, Cousin Cousin Relationship, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, Lewis, Religious Fundamentalism, Rock 'n' Roll, Self Righteousness, Train, True Stories, Underage Bride

Attributes

Narrative Location: Memphis
Time Period: 1950s

Alternate Titles

A Fera do Rock
BR
A rock 'n' roll ördöge
HU
Gran bola de fuego
ES
Great Balls of Fire
AT, DK, DE
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis - Ein Leben für den Rock'n'Roll
DE
Great Balls of Fire!
, CA, FR, GB, US
Great Balls of Fire! - Ein Leben für den Rock’n’Roll
DE
Great Balls of Fire! - Vampate di fuoco
IT
Great Balls of Fire! ou la légende vivante du rock and roll
FR
Jerry Lee Lewis - O thrylos tou rock
GR
La légende vivante du rock and roll
CA
Rock de Fogo
PT
Sex, Ahava V'Rock 'n' Roll
IL
Velike vatrene kocije
YU
Wielkie kule ognia
PL
¡Bolas de fuego!
MX
Τζέρι Λι Λιούις - Ο θρύλος του ροκ
GR
Большие огненные шары
, RU
Велике ватрене лопте
RS
Големи огнени кълба
BG
グレート・ボールズ・オブ・ファイヤー
JP
大火球
TW