Harlem Nights Movie Review 1989

Information and Film Reviews for Harlem Nights the Movie

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Visitor rating
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Two Harlem nightclub owners in the 1930s battle comically against efforts by the Mob and crooked cops to take over their territory. High-grossing, although somewhat disappointing effort from Murphy, who directed, wrote, produced, and starred in this film.

Distribution

Paramount Home Video, 5555 Melrose Ave., 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, Phone: (323)956-5000, URL: http://www.paramount.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 118 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
African America, Comedy Drama, Organized Crime, Nightclubs, Big-Budget Bombs, Pure Ego Vehicles, Urban Comedy, New York, New York
Screenplay
Eddie Murphy
Cast
Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Jasmine Guy, Michael Lerner, Arsenio Hall, Della Reese, Eugene Glazer
Cinematography
Woody Omens
Director
Eddie Murphy
Music
Herbie Hancock
Other
George Bowers
Producer
Paramount Pictures, Eddie Murphy Productions

Awards

Golden Raspberries 1989: Worst Screenplay.

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