The Buddy Holly Story Poster Image
Rated
PG
Runtime 114 min
Ratings
100% critics Rotten Tomatoes
77% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 12+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, Music
Release 09/06/78
Actors Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis
Directors Steve Rash
The musical career of rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly is chronicled, from the days when "Peggy Sue" was "Cindy Lou", a song about his first girlfriend, to the meteoric run of "That'll Be the Day" up the charts, to his marriage, breakup with the Crickets, reunion with the Crickets, and untimely death.
Genre Biography, Drama, Music
Release 09/06/78
Actors Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith, Conrad Janis
Directors Steve Rash
The musical career of rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly is chronicled, from the days when "Peggy Sue" was "Cindy Lou", a song about his first girlfriend, to the meteoric run of "That'll Be the Day" up the charts, to his marriage, breakup with the Crickets, reunion with the Crickets, and untimely death.