Great Balls of Fire Movie Behind The Scenes

Making Great Balls of Fire

The true story of a legend


Go behind the scenes on the 1989 Drama movie starring Dennis Quaid, Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin, Trey Wilson

Stephen Tobolowsky, John Doe, Steve Allen, Lisa Blount, Joshua Sheffield, Mojo Nixon, Jimmie Vaughan, David Ferguson, Robert Lesser, Lisa Jane Persky, Paula Person, Valerie Wellington, Booker T. Laury, Michael St. Gerard, Carol Russell, Crystal Robbins Update Cast

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Dennis mimed over the real voice of Jerry Lee Lewis on the songs.
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The Sun Record scenes for the film were shot in the very Legendary Studio itself.
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Scenes that showed the gates of Graceland, were actually filmed at Graceland.
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The scenes at Graceland were suppose to be spring time. They were actually shot in mid December in Memphis, Tennessee. It was freezing cold & they kept having to brush the snow off the sidewalk around the actors.

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Deleted Scenes

There are often scenes cut from the final version of a movie. Sometimes these will have been seen by preview audiences, or be included in Blu-ray or DVD extras etc.

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In the official trailer for the movie, you can see snippets from a scene where Jerry Lee Lewis is recording Great Balls Of Fire and an alternative Wild One scene.

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Alternate Versions

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1989 Orion Pictures
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