The Cotton Club

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • R
  • Crime, Musical

Lavish, interesting, evocative but strained and self-conscious, THE COTTON CLUB is all watchable curiosity. Film doctor Coppola came in at the last minute to salvage a troubled production, but couldn't give it a clear storyline with incisive character motivation. This marriage of gangsters and musicals has many elements of genius, but its biggest flaws...read more

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The Cotton Club - Official Trailer
00:41 — A 1930s jazz musician becomes involved with a moll in Coppola's big-budget gangster epic. Bombed at the box-office but worth seeing!

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Lavish, interesting, evocative but strained and self-conscious, THE COTTON CLUB is all watchable curiosity. Film doctor Coppola came in at the last minute to salvage a troubled production, but couldn't give it a clear storyline with incisive character moti… (more)

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