Harlem Nights

Nineteen-thirties Harlem is a state of mind, a place where forbidden fantasies intersect: for whites it's the promise of illicit pleasure, for blacks the promise of illicit power, and for first-time director (writer-executive producer-star) Eddie Murphy it offers an opportunity to depict his own peculiar idea of the hip and the cool. Murphy is Quick, an...read more

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Harlem Nights - Official Trailer
01:33 — Eddie Murphy production in which 1930s Harlem nightclub owners wage war with a mobster over their turf. Exciting cast can't save this disappointment.
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01:33 — In Harlem, New York, Sugar Ray (Richard Pryor) has a small-time dice game in the back of his candy store. After nearly being killed by an angry man wh (more…)

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Nineteen-thirties Harlem is a state of mind, a place where forbidden fantasies intersect: for whites it's the promise of illicit pleasure, for blacks the promise of illicit power, and for first-time director (writer-executive producer-star) Eddie Murphy it… (more)

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