- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 32 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 24, 2001
- Originally Released: 1987
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Stereo - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Film Comment - 06/01/1988
"...[The film] is American melting pot mythology the way Jim Jarmusch might reinvent it..."
Los Angeles Times - 05/04/1988
"...An adorable comic fable.....Hilarious and touching....It also offers a renewed, endearingly quirky version of America as the land of opportunity..."
It's just a greasy spoon and a rusty gas pump in the middle of the Mojave Desert, but to a mysterious, stranded Bavarian woman and a few mismatched regulars, the Bagdad Cafe becomes a magical piece of paradise. Academy Award Nominations: Best Song ("Calling You").