The Cotton Club (1984)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Music

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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.




  • Gregory Hines in The Cotton Club (1984)
  • Diane Lane in The Cotton Club (1984)
  • Julian Beck in The Cotton Club (1984)
  • Richard Gere in The Cotton Club (1984)
  • Diane Lane and James Remar in The Cotton Club (1984)
  • Francis Ford Coppola and Tom Waits in The Cotton Club (1984)

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Did You Know?


As depicted in the movie, Owney Madden and Big Frenchy DeMange were close friends and partners in the Cotton Club. Ironically, as younger men they belonged to rival crime syndicates and were bitter enemies.


Owney: In the next room, gentlemen, is the finest food, drink and pussy in New York at a price.


When Dixie goes to ransom Frenchy there is a different amount of shaving cream on Mad Dog's face in every shot.


Plot Summary


Crime | Drama | Music

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