Mo' Better Blues

  • 1990
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Drama

After making the powerful and important DO THE RIGHT THING, Spike Lee took a break from controversial social issues and brought a quieter, more introspective work to the screen in MO' BETTER BLUES, a funny, moody jazz picture that focuses more on relationships and character. The film follows Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington), a popular and talented jazz...read more

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Mo' Better Blues - Official Trailer
02:45 — Lee's father provided the inspiration for this look at a young black jazz trumpeter and his relationships with two women. Soundtrack by Branford Marsa (more…)
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02:49 — Trailer for Mo' Better Blues. Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (Denzel Washington) is obsessed by his music and indecisiveness about his girlfriends, (more…)

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This ode to jazz focuses on Bleek Gilliam, a self-absorbed, contemporary trumpet player whose blind devotion to his own talent causes rifts in his professional and personal lives.

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  • Released: 1990
  • Rating: R
  • Review: After making the powerful and important DO THE RIGHT THING, Spike Lee took a break from controversial social issues and brought a quieter, more introspective work to the screen in MO' BETTER BLUES, a funny, moody jazz picture that focuses more on relations… (more)

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