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.




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Plot Summary


Crime | Drama | Music


Release Date:

14 December 1984


English, Italian

Country of Origin


Box Office


$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,903,603 (USA) (16 December 1984)


$25,928,721 (USA)

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