The Buddy Holly Story

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

Buddy Holly didn't live very long. His life ended in a snowstorm with The Big Bopper and Richie Valens in 1959. Their plane went down, and the event was later eulogized in Don McLean's song "American Pie." How much of a movie could be made about a young man who never survived his early twenties? The answer is . . . a whole lot! Busey is perfect as Holly,...read more

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Buddy Holly didn't live very long. His life ended in a snowstorm with The Big Bopper and Richie Valens in 1959. Their plane went down, and the event was later eulogized in Don McLean's song "American Pie." How much of a movie could be made about a young ma… (more)

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