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Judy (2019)

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Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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Rupert Goold

Writers:

Tom Edge (screenplay by), Peter Quilter (based on the stageplay "End of the Rainbow" by)
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renée Zellweger ... Judy Garland
Jessie Buckley ... Rosalyn Wilder
Finn Wittrock ... Mickey Deans
Rufus Sewell ... Sid Luft
Michael Gambon ... Bernard Delfont
Richard Cordery ... Louis B. Mayer
Royce Pierreson ... Burt Rhodes
Darci Shaw ... Young Judy
Andy Nyman ... Dan
Daniel Cerqueira Daniel Cerqueira ... Stan
Bella Ramsey ... Lorna Luft
Lewin Lloyd ... Joey Luft
Tom Durant Pritchard ... Ken Frisch (as Tom Durant-Pritchard)
John Dagleish ... Lonnie Donegan
Adrian Lukis Adrian Lukis ... Dr. Hargreaves
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Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Judy Garland: the legend behind the rainbow.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for substance abuse, thematic content, some strong language, and smoking | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,916,548, 29 September 2019

Gross USA:

$24,044,816

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,691,318
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Renée Zellweger spent a year training with vocal coach Eric Vetro before shooting began, then rehearsed with Musical Director Matt Dunkley for four months to master her vocals. See more »

Goofs

The ages of Judy's younger kids is not consistent with their actual ages at the time portrayed in the movie. The movie is set in 1968-1969 when her daughter Lorna would have been about 16 and her son Joe would have been 13-14. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Louis B. Mayer: What do you see beyond this wall? Picture it. You've got an imagination; go ahead. What I see is a small town in the Midwest. A handful of churches, somewhere for the farmers to get drunk together. Maybe a salon for their wives to do their hair on the holidays. I visit these places. These are the people who send us our profits. Who send us your wages. I make movies, Judy, but it's your job to give those people dreams. The economy is in the gutter, and they pay for you. And I'll ...
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Connections

Referenced in Granada Reports: 7 October 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Take Care of Your Homework
Written by Homer Banks, Donald Davis, Raymond Jackson (as Raymond E. Jackson) and Thomas F. Kelly
Performed by Johnnie Taylor
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd. on behalf of Irving Music, Inc.
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Very worthwhile look at the life of Judy Garland.
31 August 2019 | by TxMikeSee all my reviews

Who has never seen "The Wizard of Oz"? What would that movie be without Judy Garland as Dorothy? The early stages of a very significant career.

In this new biopic Renée Zellweger gives one of her better performances as Judy Garland, and her singing is very appropriate. She won the Golden Globe for Best Actress. While biopics don't have lots of latitude, if they follow the factual life of the subject, they can be done dryly or they can be done with a spark. This one has that spark.

This movie is a very worthwhile look at the life of Judy Garland. See it for Judy, or see it for Renee, or see it for both ... just see it.


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