Cocktail

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Cocktail Review


Before there was Coyote Ugly, there was Cocktail.

The story of an ex-G.I. (Cruise) who can't get a job in the Manhattan business world and turns to bartending to make his fortune is as a bartender, pouring with style, jumping on the counter, and spouting poetry. The love story with rich girl Elisabeth Shue is hilarious -- but watch for Kelly Lynch and Gina Gershon, both unknown at the time, in small tryst roles.

Overall, it's ridiculous (not to mention Cruises' hairdo), but Cocktail is a real classic of the late-80s self-help moviemaking genre.



Cocktail

Facts and Figures

Run time: 104 mins

In Theaters: Friday 29th July 1988

Box Office Worldwide: $171.5M

Distributed by: Touchstone Pictures

Production compaines: Touchstone Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 5%
Fresh: 2 Rotten: 38

IMDB: 5.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Robert W. Cort,

Starring: as Brian Flanagan, as Douglas "Doug" Coughlin, as Jordan Mooney, as Bonnie, as Kerry Coughlin, as Coral


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