Harlem Nights

Harlem Nights

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Cast: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

     
 

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Eddie Murphy's directorial debut Harlem Nights comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. English subtitles are

Overview

Eddie Murphy's directorial debut Harlem Nights comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a French soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Stereo. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include the theatrical trailer. This is a solid Paramount release that offers solid picture and sound quality, but little else.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/29/2002
UPC:
0097363231646
Original Release:
1989
Rating:
R
Source:
Paramount
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:55:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital: English 5.1 Surround, English Dolby Surround, French Stereo; English subtitles; Interactive menu; Scene selections; Theatrical trailer

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie Murphy Quick
Richard Pryor Sugar Ray
Redd Foxx Bennie Wilson
Danny Aiello Phil Cantone
Michael Lerner Bugsy Calhoune
Della Reese Vera
Berlinda Tolbert Annie
Stan Shaw Jack Jenkins
Jasmine Guy Dominique La Rue
Arsenio Hall Crying Man
Howard "Sandman" Sims Crapshooter
Prince C. Spencer Himself
Vic Polizos Richie Vento
Lela Rochon Sunshine
David Marciano Tony
Tommy A. Ford Tommy Smalls
Uncle Ray Willie
Michael Goldfinger Man
Joe Pecoraro Joe Leoni
Robin Harris Jerome
Charlie Murphy Jimmy
Desi Arnez Hines Young Quick
Ji-Tu Cumbuka Toothless Gambler
Bobby McGee Gambler
Reynaldo Rey Gambler
Nick Savage Gambler
Tyrone Jones Crapshooter
Dan Tullis Crapshooter
Don Blakely Crapshooter
Rudy Challenger Patron
Steve White Patron
Bill Bateman Orderly
Kathleen Bradley Lady
Clarence M. Landry Old Man
Alvin Silver Headwaiter
Margaret Wheeler Elderly Woman
Rick Aiello Man #1
Donald Nardini Man #2
Robert Vento Bartender
William Utay Cop
Michael Buffer Announcer
Marc Figueroa One of Calhoune's Boys
George Kyle Man at Bugsy's
Michael Stroka Detective Simms
Eddie Smith Driver
Gene Hartline Michael Kirkpatrick
Randy Harris Todo La Noche
Woody Omens Ringside Announcer
Roberto Duran Roberto
Miguel A. Nuñez Man with Broken Nose
Roger Reid Crapshooter
Mike Genovese Desk Sergeant
Eugene Robert Glazer Detective Hogan

Technical Credits
Eddie Murphy Director,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Bernadine M. Anderson Makeup
Alan Balsam Editor
George Bowers Editor
Gene S. Cantamessa Sound Mixer
Phil Caplan Camera Operator
Herbie Hancock Score Composer
Alan S. Kaye Set Decoration/Design
Norman Langley Camera Operator
Mark Lipsky Co-producer
Robert Maddy Set Decoration/Design
George R. Nelson Set Decoration/Design
Woody Omens Cinematographer
Lawrence G. Paull Production Designer
Robi Reed Casting
Ralph S. Singleton Co-producer
Joe Tompkins Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert D. Wachs Co-producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title
2. Harlem 1918
3. Sugar Ray's 20 Years Later
4. Vera and Quick - Alley Fight
5. "Hey, It's the Champ!"
6. Cantone Visits Sugar Ray's
7. "We Gonna Rob Bugsy Calhoune"
8. "Oh, Quick Is Mine"
9. "Are You Coming?"
10. "I'm Gonna Get Myself a Real Man"
11. "It Ain't Cool to Die at 27"
12. "Quick, You Should Have Seen It"
13. "I Love You Too"
14. "I Ain't Coming Home No More"
15. "And Now for the Main Event"
16. "We're Making a Deposit"
17. "It's a Set-Up"
18. ."..And a Trunk Full of Money"

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Harlem Nights 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is one of the most underated movies that I have ever seen. A superb cast of characters from Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy to Danny Aiello make this work with a blend of comedy and dead serious action, depicting a slice of life that used to be business as usual. A sound track that includes at least 6 songs by Duke Ellington, and others by Count Basie, etc. only serve to enhance the movie.