The Return of Bruno is a 1987 comedic film, originally aired as a one-hour special on HBO and later released on VHS. It is a mockumentary starring Bruce Willis as his fictitious alter ego "Bruno Radolini", a legendary blues singer/musician who influenced, as the story goes, a number of famous musicians. Elton John, Phil Collins, Brian Wilson, Grace Slick, Joan Baez, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul Stanley, The Bee Gees, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, and Ringo Starr appear in the film as themselves, paying tribute to Radolini. It also features legendary photographer Henry Diltz.
Written by: Paul Flattery, Bruce V. DiMattia, and Kenny Solms. Produced by Paul Flattery and directed by Jim Yukich.
All the songs come from Willis' musical album The Return of Bruno except "No One's Home (song)" by Bruce V. DiMattia and Peter Gunn (song) by Henri Mancini.
The film was nominated for a 1988 ACE award (Award for Cable Excellence) (now known as CableACE Awards) in the category "Writing a Musical Special or Series".