Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Too much of a good thing is wonderful

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2013-05-26
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 523 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Jerry Weintraub Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

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  • Michael Douglas

    as Liberace
  • Matt Damon

    as Scott Thorson
  • Rob Lowe

    as Dr. Jack Startz
  • Dan Aykroyd

    as Seymour Heller
  • Scott Bakula

    as Bob Black
  • Debbie Reynolds

    as Frances
  • Cheyenne Jackson

    as Billy Leatherwood
  • Paul Reiser

    as Mr. Felder
  • Boyd Holbrook

    as Cary James
  • Nicky Katt

    as Mr. Y
  • Eddie Jemison

    as Second Assistant Director
  • Mike O'Malley

    as Tracy Schnelker
  • Josh Meyers

    as Liberace's Attorney
  • David Koechner

    as Adoption Attorney
  • Krystal Ellsworth

    as Impossible Dream Dancer
  • Lisa Frantz

    as Anchorwoman
  • Austin Stowell

    as Backstage Flirt
  • Eric Zuckerman

    as Lou
  • Randy Lowell

    as Director
  • Tom Roach

    as Stunt Actor
  • Shamus Cooley

    as Camera Assistant
  • John Smutny

    as Sound Mixer
  • Jane Morris

    as Rose Carracappa
  • Garrett M. Brown

    as Joe Carracappa
  • Pat Asanti

    as George Liberace
  • Casey Kramer

    as Dora Liberace
  • Tom Papa

    as Ray Arnett
  • James Kulick

    as Assistant Stage Manager
  • Bruce Ramsay

    as Carlucci
  • Paul Witten

    as Make-up Artist
  • Deborah Lacey

    as Gladys
  • Susan Caroll Todd

    as Sue
  • Francisco San Martin

    as Backstage Flirt
  • Anthony Crivello

    as Stagehand
  • Kiff Vanden Heuvel

    as Scott's Half-Brother Wayne
  • Nikea Gamby-Turner

    as Dorothy
  • Charlotte Crossley

    as June
  • Harvey J. Alperin

    as Joel Strote
  • Jerry Clarke

    as Dr. Ronald Daniels
  • Shaun T. Benjamin

    as Health Department Spokesman
  • John Philip Kavcak

    as Priest at Funeral
  • Marc Abbink

    as Liberace Fan
  • Kelly Allen

    as Young American Dancer
  • Gregg Atwill

    as Funeral Mourner
  • Natacha Bachour

    as Showgirl
  • Greg Baine

    as Patron
  • Cassandra M. Bellantoni

    as Hospital Visitor
  • Brian Blu

    as Guy Outside Casino
  • Paul Borst

    as Party Guest
  • Lita S. Bowman

    as Mourner
  • Barbara Brownell

    as Angie Liberace
  • Cici Leah Campbell

    as Fan Outside Dressing Room
  • Patty Chong

    as Concert Patron
  • Lee Christian

    as Sex Club Patron
  • Nathan Collins

    as Print Reporter
  • Kass Connors

    as Kazarian
  • Russ Cugno

    as Mourner
  • Rick L. Dean

    as Mourner
  • Jacquelyn Dowsett

    as Showgirl
  • Timothy Skyler Dunigan

    as Concert Fan
  • Fielding Edlow

    as Deposition Reporter
  • Corey Eid

    as French Guy #2
  • Kelli Erdmann

    as Young American Dancer
  • Amber Lee Ettinger

    as Hair Stylist
  • Derek Ferguson

    as Young American
  • Joe Filippone

    as Adult Bookstore Patron
  • Jack Fitz

    as Midwestern Husband
  • Gladis Giada

    as Boogie Woogie Concert Fan
  • Aussie Guevara

    as Sex Club Worker
  • Dustin Hennick

    as Print Reporter
  • Brandon Henschel

    as Dancer
  • Kara Hess

    as Young American Dancer
  • Doug Hunter

    as Print Reporter
  • Lenny Jacobson

    as Stage Manager
  • Richard Allan Jones

    as Mourner
  • Adam J. Kassel

    as Valet
  • Dominique Kelley

    as Impossible Dream Dancer
  • David Dustin Kenyon

    as Cameraman
  • Kirk Krogstad

    as Theatre Stage Hand
  • Kristin Lindquist

    as Billy
  • Rachael Markarian

    as Showgirl
  • Hugo Pierre Martin

    as Patron
  • Paul McDade

    as Sex Club Worker
  • Kc Monnie

    as Young American Dancer
  • Max Napolitano

    as Bar Patron
  • Gregory Niebel

    as Tailor
  • Cassidy Noblett

    as Show Boy
  • Ryan Novak

    as Dancer
  • Meredith Ostrowsky

    as Young American
  • Lance Patrick

    as Sex Couple #1
  • Brittany Perry-Russell

    as Liberace Showgirl
  • Ferly Prado

    as Dancer
  • Mike Jerome Putnam

    as On-air News Reporter
  • Birgit Reichel

    as Sex Couple #1
  • Thure Riefenstein

    as Maitre d'
  • Ryan Roth II

    as Stagehand
  • Stephanie Maura Sanchez

    as Second Anchorwoman
  • Jimmy Scanlon

    as News Reporter
  • Roby Schinasi

    as French Guy #1
  • Nellie Sciutto

    as Reporter
  • Franklin J. Sterns

    as Bookstore Patron
  • Caroline Jaden Stussi

    as Startz Surgeon
  • Becca Sweitzer

    as Showgirl
  • Trace Taylor

    as Stagehand
  • Tony Vivio

    as Concert Fan
  • Anna Wendt

    as Stagehand
  • Ryken Zane

    as Print Reporter
Directing Steven Soderbergh Director
Camera Steven Soderbergh Director of Photography
Editing Steven Soderbergh Editor
Production Jerry Weintraub Executive Producer
Writing Richard LaGravenese Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Ellen Mirojnick Costume Design
Production Michael Polaire Producer
Production Michael Polaire Unit Production Manager
Art Howard Cummings Production Design
Sound Marvin Hamlisch Music
Art Barbara Munch Set Decoration
Art Patrick M. Sullivan Supervising Art Director
Production Julie M. Anderson Production Supervisor
Production Carmen Cuba Casting
Production Susan Ekins Producer
Crew David Kirchner Post Production Supervisor
Production Gregory Jacobs Producer
Costume & Make-Up Kate Biscoe Makeup Department Head
Art Greg Berry Set Designer
Art Eric Sundahl Set Designer
Directing Annie Welles Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marie Larkin Hair Department Head
Production Wittney Horton Casting Associate
Production Selena Carrillo Production Coordinator
Production Caleb Duffy Location Manager
Writing Scott Thorson Book
Writing Alex Thorleifson Book
Production Julia Ballou Casting Assistant