Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart (1990)

Genres - Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy Film, Ninja Film  |   Release Date - Aug 17, 1990  |   Run Time - 125 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Wild at Heart is a 1990 American black comedy crime thriller film written and directed by David Lynch, and based on Barry Gifford's 1989 novel of the same name. Both the book and the film revolve around Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace Fortune, a young couple from Cape Fear, North Carolina, who go on the run from her domineering mother and the gangsters she hires to kill Sailor.

Lynch was originally going to produce but after reading Gifford's book decided, to also write and direct the film. He did not like the ending of the novel and decided to change it in order to fit his vision of the main characters. Wild at Heart is a road movie and includes several allusions to The Wizard of Oz as well as Elvis Presley and his movies.

Early test screenings for the film did not go well; Lynch estimated that 80 people walked out of the first test screening and 100 in the next. At the time of its release, the film received mixed critical reviews and was a moderate success at the US box office, grossing USD$14 million, above its $10 million budget. The film won the Palme d'Or at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival, at which it received both negative and positive attention from its audience. Diane Ladd was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for both the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes. It has since received some positive re-evaluation from critics.

Movie Info

Budget

$9,500,000

Box Office

$14,563,251

Tags

Bank Robbery, Cult, Dark Comedy, Escape, Film Based On A Novel, Forbidden Love, Hitman, Hotel Room, Love, Lynch, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Mother Daughter Relationship, Murder, Prison, Surrealism, Texas, Violence, Violent

Attributes

Filming Location: New Orleans
Narrative Location: North Carolina

Alternate Titles

Atithasi kardia
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Coração Selvagem
BR
Corazón salvaje
AR, PE, ES, UY
Corazón Salvaje
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Cuore selvaggio
IT
David Lynch's Wild at Heart
, US
Divji v srcu
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Divlji u srcu
HR, RS
Dzikość serca
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Laukine širdis
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Lev Praee
IL
Loomu poolest metsikud
EE
Metsikud südamed
EE
Sailor & Lula
FR
Sailor et Lula
FR
Salvaje de corazón
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Um Coração Selvagem
PT
Vahşi Duygular
TR
Veszett a világ
HU
Vilda hjärtat
FI
Vilde hjerter
DK
Villi sydän
FI
Wild at Heart
AU, CA, EG, HK, IN, IE, JP, NL, NZ, PH, SG, ZA, SE, TH, AE, GB, US
Wild at Heart - Die Geschichte von Sailor und Lula
DE
Zběsilost v srdci
CZ
Ατίθαση καρδιά
GR
Дивљи у срцу
RS
Диво сърце
BG
Дикі серцем
UA
वाइल्ड एट हार्ट
IN
ワイルド・アット・ハート
JP
我心狂野
TW
野性的心
HK
광란의 사랑
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