The Cotton Club (1984)


The story of the people that frequented Harlem's famous nightclubs, 'The Cotton Club', and those that ran it.

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WatchMovies Score: 6.6/10 from 131 votes
Release Date: 1984-12-14
Status: Released
Run time: 127 min / 2:7
Production Studio : Orion Pictures, PSO International, Totally Independent
Production Country: United States of America


Richard Gere
as Dixie Dwyer
Gregory Hines
as Sandman Williams
Diane Lane
as Vera Cicero
Lonette McKee
as Lila Rose Oliver
Bob Hoskins
as Owney Madden
James Remar
as Dutch Schulz
Nicolas Cage
as Vincent Dwyer
Allen Garfield
as Abbadabba Berman
Fred Gwynne
as Frenchy Demange
Gwen Verdon
as Tish Dwyer
Lisa Jane Persky
as Frances Flegenheimer
Maurice Hines
as Clay Williams
Julian Beck
as Sol Weinstein
Novella Nelson
as Madame St. Clair
Laurence Fishburne
as Bumpy Rhodes
John P. Ryan
as Joe Flynn
Tom Waits
as Irving Stark
Ron Karabatsos
as Mike Best
Glenn Withrow
as Ed Popke
Jennifer Grey
as Patsy Dwyer
Wynonna Smith
as Winnie Williams
Thelma Carpenter
as Norma Williams
Charles 'Honi' Coles
as Suger Coates
Larry Marshall
as Cab Calloway
Joe Dallesandro
as Charles 'Lucky' Luciano
Diane Venora
as Gloria Swanson
Tucker Smallwood
as Kid Griffin
Giancarlo Esposito
as Bumpy Hood
Marc Coppola
as Ted Husing
Robert Earl Jones
as Stage Door Joe
Sofia Coppola
as Child in Street
Tracey Ross
as Dancer


Directing Francis Ford Coppola Director
Writing William Kennedy Screenplay
Writing Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay
Writing Jim Haskins Novel
Production Robert Evans Producer
Camera Stephen Goldblatt Director of Photography
Editing Robert Q. Lovett Editor
Production Lois Planco Casting
Production Gretchen Rennell Casting
Art Richard Sylbert Production Design
Art Gregory Bolton Art Direction
Art Leslie Bloom Set Decoration
Art George Gaines Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Milena Canonero Costume Design
Sound John Barry Original Music Composer
Art David Chapman Art Direction
Editing Barry Malkin Editor
Sound Norman Hollyn Music Editor
Production David Golden Unit Production Manager
Production Christopher Cronyn Unit Production Manager
Production Margaret B. Hunnewell Unit Production Manager
Directing Robert V. Girolami First Assistant Director
Directing Henry J. Bronchtein Second Assistant Director
Directing Louis D'Esposito Second Assistant Director
Crew Kerry Orent Post Production Supervisor
Camera Donald Sweeney Second Unit Director of Photography
Art Jimmy Raitt Property Master
Camera Michael Stone Camera Operator
Camera David Wagreich First Assistant Camera
Directing Lynn Lewis Lovett Continuity
Costume & Make-Up Lyndell Quiyou Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Craig Lyman Key Makeup Artist
Sound Nathan Boxer Boom Operator
Sound Jack C. Jacobsen Sound Mixer
Camera Adger W. Cowans Still Photographer
Crew Edward Swanson Carpenter
Crew Victor Magnotta Stunt Coordinator