The Mambo Kings

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Musical

Art gallery entrepreneur-turned-film director Arne Glimcher has made a splashy, entertaining film of Oscar Hijuelos' Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. Although a long way from art, THE MAMBO KINGS is actually an improvement on the book, which was a vastly overrated, rambling laundry list of evocative names and places of 1950s...read more

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The Mambo Kings - Official Trailer
01:57 — Two Cuban brothers, a singer and a trumpeter, go to New York to seek their fortunes playing mambo music. Good old-fashioned rags-to-riches drama!

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  • Released: 1992
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Art gallery entrepreneur-turned-film director Arne Glimcher has made a splashy, entertaining film of Oscar Hijuelos' Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. Although a long way from art, THE MAMBO KINGS is actually an improvement… (more)

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