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Wild at Heart

1990 , 2h 4m
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After serving prison time for a self-defense killing, Sailor Ripley reunites with girlfriend Lula Fortune. Lula's mother, Marietta, desperate to keep them apart, hires a hitman to kill Sailor. But he finds a whole new set of troubles when he and Bobby Peru, an old buddy who's also out to get Sailor, try to rob a store. When Sailor lands in jail yet again, the young lovers appear further than ever from the shared life they covet.

  • Director: David Lynch
  • Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman, Crispin Glover

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Film Awards

4 wins16 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Cannes Film Festival

    Palme d'Or

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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7.2
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Wild at Heart FAQ

After serving prison time for a self-defense killing, Sailor Ripley reunites with girlfriend Lula Fortune. Lula's mother, Marietta, desperate to keep them apart, hires a hitman to kill Sailor. But he finds a whole new set of troubles when he and Bobby Peru, an old buddy who's also out to get Sailor, try to rob a store. When Sailor lands in jail yet again, the young lovers appear further than ever from the shared life they covet..
The release date of Wild at Heart is August 17, 1990.
The certification of Wild at Heart is R.
The runtime of Wild at Heart is 124 minutes.
The genre of Wild at Heart is Comedy,Crime,Thriller.
The production budget of Wild at Heart was 9,500,000 USD.
On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Wild at Heart is 7.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 67/100, Metacritic rating is 52/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
The casts of Wild at Heart are Nicolas Cage starring as Sailor Ripley, Laura Dern starring as Lula Fortune, Willem Dafoe starring as Bobby Peru, J.E. Freeman starring as Marcelles Santos, Crispin Glover starring as Dell, Diane Ladd starring as Marietta Fortune.
The revenue of Wild at Heart was 14,560,247 USD.
Wild at Heart won 1990 Cannes Film Festival, 1992 Yoga Awards, 1991 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
The director of Wild at Heart is David Lynch.
On November 20, 2020, there were 5217 public reaction to Wild at Heart including noirish, extraordinary, gruesome murder, morally dubious, showing underbelly .