The Cotton Club Poster

Release Date: February 8th, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 9th, 1999

R|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
The lives of various characters intersect at Harlem's renowned Cotton Club. Handsome horn player Dix Dwyer (Richard Gere) falls for Vera Cicero (Diane Lane), the stunning girlfriend of famous gangster Dutch Schultz (James Remar). Meanwhile Dix's brother, Vincent (Nicolas Cage), falls in with Schultz's crew, while Owney Madden (Bob Hoskins), the jazz venue's proprietor, has his own mob ties. Although Dix goes on to become a Hollywood actor, his life doesn't get any less complicated or dangerous.

Cast: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Bob Hoskins, James Remar, Nicolas Cage, Allen Garfield

Director: Francis Coppola

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Zoetrope Studios

Keywords: Spirited, Brother, Emotional, Love triangle, Rivalry, Love, Engaging, 1930s