The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club
Directed By Francis Ford Coppola
Screenplay By Francis Ford Coppola, William Kennedy
Cast Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Bob Hoskins, Nicolas Cage
Produced By Robert Evans
Film Editing By Barry Malkin, Robert Q. Lovett
Cinematography By Stephen Goldblatt
Music By John Barry

Totally Independent Productions, American Zoetrope, Producers Sales Organization


United States



Release Date

December 14, 1984


128 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Orion Pictures

Budget $58,000,000
Gross $25,928,721



  • 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 Schultz
  • 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
  • Joe Dallesandro as Charles "Lucky" Luciano
  • Laurence Fishburne as Bumpy Rhodes
  • Tom Waits as Irving Starck
  • Glenn Withrow as Ed Popke
  • Jennifer Grey as Patsy Dwyer
  • Woody Strode as Holmes
  • Diane Venora as Gloria Swanson
  • Tucker Smallwood as Kid Griffin
  • Bill Cobbs as Big Joe Ison
  • Rosalind Harris as Fanny Brice
  • Sofia Coppola as Kid in Street
  • Mario Van Peebles as Dancer
  • Kim Chan as Ling
  • Leonard Termo as Danny



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