Harlem Nights
Harlem Nights
Directed By Eddie Murphy
Written By Eddie Murphy
Cast Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Jasmine Guy, Redd Foxx
Produced By Robert D. Wachs, Mark Lipsky
Film Editing By George Bowers, Alan Balsam
Cinematography By Woody Omens
Music By Herbie Hancock

Eddie Murphy Productions


United States



Release Date

November 17, 1989


116 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Paramount Pictures

Budget $30,000,000
Gross $95,900,000



  • Eddie Murphy as Vernest "Quick" Brown
  • Richard Pryor as Sugar Ray
  • Redd Foxx as Bennie Wilson
  • Danny Aiello as Phil Cantone
  • Michael Lerner as Bugsy Calhoune
  • Della Reese as Vera
  • Berlinda Tolbert as Annie
  • Stan Shaw as Jack Jenkins
  • Jasmine Guy as Dominique La Rue
  • Vic Polizos as Richie Vento
  • Lela Rochon as Sunshine
  • David Marciano as Tony
  • Arsenio Hall as Reggie
  • Thomas Mikal Ford as Tommy Smalls
  • Charlie Murphy as Jimmy
  • Robin Harris as Romeo
  • Ray Murphy Sr. as Willie
  • Desi Arnez Hines II as Young Quick
  • Ji-Tu Cumbuka as Daryl
  • Michael Buffer as Ring Announcer
  • Reynaldo Rey as Gambler
  • Don Familton as Referee



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