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Lady Sings the Blues

1972 Rated R 2hr 24m

Diana Ross stars as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in this poignant biopic chronicling Lady Day's hard-knock beginnings, her remarkable musical career and the personal demons that led to her tragic demise.

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Movie Details

1974 BAFTA®
1973 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1973 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Diana Ross
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Art Direction nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; featurette; deleted scenes.