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Crazy (II) (2008)

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Inspired by the life of Hank Garland, CRAZY is the story of a legendary guitar player who emerged from Nashville in the 1950's.


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Credited cast:
Billy Garland
Billy Byrd
Ryan Bradford
Lloyd "Cowboy" Copas
Paul Howard (as Tim Omundson)
Beau Baxter ...
Producer Jerry
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Elvis Musician
Brenda the Dixie Receptionist


Inspired by the life of Hank Garland, CRAZY is the story of a legendary guitar player who emerged from Nashville in the 1950's.

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Everyone wanted him. No one could control him.


Biography | Drama | Music

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »


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2 March 2008 (USA)  »

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The Hank Garland Story  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Based on the life of Nashville guitar player Hank Garland. See more »


At the beginning of the movie Goldie Hill is singing "Honky Tonk Blues" in 1945. The song was originally recorded by Hank Williams in 1952, seven years after the scene was to have taken place. See more »


References Blue Hawaii (1961) See more »


Sugarfoot Rag
Written by Hank Garland and George Vaughn
Performed by Dean Parks
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Well done, I was thoroughly impressed with every aspect of the film from beginning to end.
17 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Crazy" held great appeal for me in that it was believable, cast well, had good content and stellar acting. I particularly enjoyed the opening scene, where and how it took the viewers and felt it was an easy movie to follow. I never got lost and or lose interest which happens with today's movies far too often. I was riveted to the screen from beginning to end. I loved the music (all of it), the authenticity of the sound, costumes, sets, colors, cars, instruments - for me, it all worked. I felt as though I was taken on a journey through the characters lives and could empathize with each and every one. I ran the gamut of emotions from joy, pain, frustration, hope, disappointment and ultimately wonder. The music was magnificent, great score. The actors morphed into their characters and were totally believable. I actually lost all track of time and was surprised and disappointed when the movie ended - I wanted more. Not being a huge fan of country music, yet loving music, I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed it and now listen to the CD frequently, particularly the title song "Crazy" sung by Stacy Earl. I enjoyed the format of the movie and though it was dark, it had other elements that allowed me to forgive the grim ending. As a movie goer, we all want happy endings but realize in real life, and this was real life, that isn't always the case. On the contrary, this was and seems to be typical of celebrity. I'm wondering if there's yet more story to be told about these people. It seemed to me there could be more content about their personal lives that could be revealed without the movie being overworked or overdone. What happened to the characters later on? Who was with whom, who lived, who died, how did they cope? Feeling this way makes me want more and that was what I was experiencing after viewing it. I wanted more. The best compliment I can give any film, concert, play, etc., is to leave wanting more and I rate this movie a 10.

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