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The Cotton Club

1984 Rated R 2hr 7m

Richard Gere plays his own cornet solos in Francis Ford Coppola's story of a jazz musician at the titular 1930s legendary nightclub. When Dixie Dwyer (Gere) saves the life of mobster Dutch Schultz (James Remar), he finds he must fight for his own life when he falls for the psychotic gangster's moll. Coppola and his Godfather co-writers Mario Puzo and William Kennedy combine musical performances with a classic mobster story.

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Movie Details

1985 Razzie® Awards
1985 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
1985 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; trailer