Blue Velvet (movie)

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Blue Velvet
Directed by David Lynch
Produced by Fred Caruso
Screenplay by David Lynch
Starring Kyle MacLachlan
Isabella Rossellini
Dennis Hopper
Laura Dern
Hope Lange
George Dickerson
Dean Stockwell
Music by Angelo Badalamenti
Cinematography Frederick Elmes
Editing by Duwayne Dunham
Studio De Laurentiis Entertainment Group
Distributed by De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (US)
Paramount Pictures (CAN)
Release date(s) September 12, 1986 (1986-09-12) (TIFF)
September 19, 1986 (1986-09-19) (United States)
Running time 120 minutes
Language English
Budget $6 million
Money made $8,551,228

Blue Velvet is a 1986 American mystery movie by David Lynch. It is set in North Carolina. The cast include Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern and Kyle MacLachlan. The title is from the 1963 Bobby Vinton song of the same name. This movie was originally detested by certain movie critics, although it is now widely acclaimed. It was controversial at the time of its 1986 release, and has since become a cult favorite. Lynch got his second Academy Award nomination for Best Director for the movie.