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There are no surprises in Cocktail , a shallow, dramatically inert romance that squanders Tom Cruise's talents in what amounts to a naive barkeep's banal fantasy. Read critic reviews

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Brian Flanagan (Tom Cruise) wants a high-paying marketing job, but needs a business degree first. Working as a bartender to pay for college, Flanagan is mentored by his veteran boss, Doug Coughlin (Bryan Brown). Together, their showy tricks and charisma command large crowds and tip payments -- until Flanagan and the cynical Coughlin have a falling out. Flanagan moves to Jamaica to raise enough money to open his own bar, where he falls in love with artist Jordan Mooney (Elisabeth Shue).

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama

Original Language: English

Director: Roger Donaldson

Producer: Robert W. Cort , Ted Field

Writer: Heywood Gould

Release Date (Theaters): Jul 29, 1988  original

Release Date (Streaming): Aug 10, 2016

Box Office (Gross USA): $77.3M

Runtime: 1h 44m

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Interscope Communications

Sound Mix: Surround, Stereo

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Brian Flanagan

Bryan Brown

Douglas 'Doug' Coughlin

Elisabeth Shue

Jordan Mooney

Laurence Luckinbill

Kelly Lynch

Kerry Coughlin

Gina Gershon

Roger Donaldson

Robert W. Cort

John Mellencamp

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J. Peter Robinson

Dean Semler

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Neil Travis

Film Editing

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John S. Lyons

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A classic that helped launch Tom Cruise's career. I have never seen this before but I really enjoyed it and I can see why many others also enjoyed it.

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So hilariously bad I can't even explain it. There aren't words to describe how awful this is, but I think it's at least deliberately awful...there's no way anyone could've thought this wasn't going to be terrible while they were making it.

This is actually one of my favourite Tom Cruise films.

What has Mr Cruise done to blokes over the years huh. He made us all wanna join the military so we could play with fighter jets and have a cool nickname, play/hustle nine-ball for a living, be a NASCAR driver...but at one point he also made all men wanna become bartenders. The image...behind a slick neon lit bar, fast money and easy sex, who would say no?. Well the plot in this ever so 80's flick is a cocktail of drama in itself!. Kicks off as a loose dumb story about a young guy who learns to be a bartender and throws bottles around awful looking swanky yuppie/suit type bars. From there we get cheating, backstabbing and escapism to Jamaica where a soppy love story breaks out. More backstabbing follows as we proceed to more heartbreak and the involvement with older rich women, much more fun then. Yet more breakup, death of a friend and eventual makeup leading to the obvious happy ending. A veritable rollercoaster of a plot which is totally uninteresting and rather cringeworthy. Watching Cruise pose and strut around with his wide toothy grin and hair that can't decide to be straight or curly is somewhat painful at times. The bar scenes are really quite crap looking back, I remember how people thought this stuff was sooooo cool (laugh out loud!). The cast is also another odd cocktail of choice. Aussie Bryan Brown who never really made much of a splash in Hollywood is a bizarre choice. Whilst Shue was never very attractive in my book and hardly sells her character, so dreadfully vanilla and dull!! geez!!. Brown is just totally uncool and annoying whilst Shue is a wet fish. Add to that the constant flow of hyped over acting and mugging by Cruise...oh god it makes you wanna vomit in your Singapore Sling!. A film for the ladies I think as the only things that interested me was a few female arse shots and the thought of what life would be like as a sex toyboy for a rich middle aged business woman (I would of stuck it out). In places this film is very awkward to watch, bordering on embarrassing. So completely and utterly dated (in a bad way) and serves no purpose other than a history lesson on 80's social gatherings and what people thought was cool employment at the time. A time when Cruise's ego was sky high alongside his over acting, mind you what's new.

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After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian quickly becomes a patron favorite with his flashy drink-mixing style, and Brian adopts his mentor's cynical philosophy on life and goes for the money.

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One of cinema's greatest guilty pleasures, Cocktail starred Tom Cruise as Brian Flanagan, a young man who unexpectedly achieves some fame as a "flair bartender" in New York City along with his mentor, Doug Coughlin (Bryan Brown). Brian eventually takes his bottle-flipping skills down to Jamaica, where he falls for Jordan (Elisabeth Shue), a vacationing artist. Here are some facts about the Tom Cruise staple, in accordance with Coughlin's Law.

1. BRIAN FLANAGAN WAS ALMOST TWICE AS OLD IN THE BOOK.

Yes, Cocktail was originally a novel; it was written by Heywood Gould, and based on the dozen years he spent bartending to supplement his income as a writer. Whereas Tom Cruise's Brian Flanagan is in his twenties, Gould's protagonist was described as a "38-year-old weirdo in a field jacket with greasy, graying hair hanging over his collar, his blue eyes streaked like the red sky at morning." As Gould told the Chicago Tribune , "I was in my late 30s, and I was drinking pretty good, and I was starting to feel like I was missing the boat. The character in the book is an older guy who has been around and starting to feel that he's pretty washed-up." Disney and Gould—who adapted his book for the screen—fought over making Brian Flanagan younger, with Gould eventually relenting .

2. THERE WERE AT LEAST 40 DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF THE SCRIPT.

The script went through a couple of different studios, and dozens of iterations. According to Gould , "there must have been 40 drafts of the screenplay before we went into production. It was originally with Universal. They put it in turnaround because I wasn't making the character likable enough. And then Disney picked it up, and I went through the same process with them. I would fight them at every turn, and there was a huge battle over making the lead younger, which I eventually did."

Bryan Brown explained that when Cruise came on board, the movie "had to change. The studio made the changes to protect the star and it became a much slighter movie because of it."

Kelly Lynch, who played Kerry Coughlin, was much more forthright about how Gould's vision for the story changed under Disney, telling The A.V. Club :

"[Cocktail] was actually a really complicated story about the ’80s and power and money, and it was really re-edited where they completely lost my character’s backstory—her low self-esteem, who her father was, why she was this person that she was—but it was obviously a really successful movie, if not as good as it could’ve been. It was written by the guy who wrote Fort Apache The Bronx, and it was a much darker movie, but Disney took it, reshot about a third of it, and turned it into flipping the bottles and this and that."

3. FOR A BRIEF SECOND, DISNEY WASN'T COMPLETELY SOLD ON TOM CRUISE IN THE LEAD.

Recounting the kind of story that only happens in Hollywood, Gould told the Chicago Tribune about one of his early meetings with Disney heads Michael Eisner and Jeffrey Katzenberg. "Someone mentioned that this might be a good vehicle for Tom Cruise," Gould recalled. "Eisner says, 'He'll never do this, don't waste your time, he can't play this part.' And then Katzenberg says, 'Well, he's really interested in doing it,' and without skipping a beat Eisner says, 'He's perfect for it, a perfect fit!' That's the movie business: I hate him, I love him; I love him, I hate him!"

4. BRYAN BROWN'S AUDITION WAS "DREADFUL."

Director Roger Donaldson specifically wanted Bryan Brown to audition for the role of Doug. Brown flew from Sydney to New York and, almost immediately after his 20-plus-hour flight, was sitting in front of Donaldson. "He did the audition and he was dead tired and it was dreadful," Donaldson said . "After he did it I was like, ‘Bryan, do yourself a favor—we’ve got to do it again tomorrow.’ And he said, ‘No, no, I’m catching a plane back tonight.’ I couldn’t persuade him to stay and do it again, so I didn’t show anybody the audition." Instead, Donaldson told the producers and studio to watch Brown's performance in F/X (1986); clearly, they liked what they saw.

5. CRUISE AND BROWN PRACTICED THEIR FLAIR BARTENDING, AND USED REAL BOTTLES ON SET.

Los Angeles TGI Friday's bartender John Bandy was hired to train Cruise and Brown after he served a woman who worked for Disney who was on the lookout for a bartender for Cocktail . Bandy trained the two stars in the bottle-flipping routines , and Gould took Cruise and Brown to his friend's bar to show them the tricks they used to do . Donaldson claimed they used real bottles—and yes, they did break a few .

6. JAMAICA WASN'T KIND TO TOM CRUISE

The Jamaica exteriors were shot on location, where it was cold, and Cruise got sick. When he and Shue had to shoot a love scene at a jungle waterfall, it wasn't pleasant. "It’s not quite as romantic as it looks,” Cruise told Rolling Stone . “It was more like ‘Jesus, let’s get this shot and get out of here.’ Actually, in certain shots you’ll see that my lips are purple and, literally, my whole body’s shaking.”

7. THE FILM SCORE WAS ENTIRELY REWRITTEN IN A WEEKEND.

Three-time Oscar winner Maurice Jarre ( Lawrence of Arabia ) was Cocktail 's original composer, but the producers didn't think his score "fit in" with the story. They particularly didn't like one cue, so they called in J. Peter Robinson to fix it. Donaldson liked what Robinson did so much, that he asked the composer to take over and do the rest of the work. "All this was happening on a Friday," Robinson said . "I was starting another film on the following Monday and told Roger that I was going to be unavailable. 'We're print-mastering on Monday, mate!!' Roger said. So from that point on I stayed up writing the score and delivered it on Monday morning at around five in the morning."

8. "KOKOMO" WAS WRITTEN FOR THE MOVIE.

While it was The Beach Boys, by then minus Brian Wilson, that recorded the song which brought the group back into the spotlight, "Kokomo" was penned by John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas; Scott McKenzie, who wrote “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”; producer Terry Melcher, Doris Day's son; and Mike Love. Phillips wrote the verses, Love wrote the chorus, and Melcher penned the bridge. The specific instructions were to write a song for the part when Brian goes from a bartender in New York to Jamaica. Off of that, Love came up with the "Aruba, Jamaica ..." part .

9. ROGER DONALDSON IS SORRY ABOUT "DON'T WORRY BE HAPPY."

Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy" hit number one thanks to its inclusion on the Cocktail soundtrack. The director heard the song on the radio one day while driving to the set. “I heard it and thought it would be perfect for the film," he said . "And suddenly it was everywhere. Sorry about that."

10. THE REVIEWS—INCLUDING TOM CRUISE'S—WERE HARSH.

To conclude his two-star review, Roger Ebert wrote , "The more you think about what really happens in Cocktail, the more you realize how empty and fabricated it really is." Richard Corliss of TIME said it was "a bottle of rotgut in a Dom Perignon box."

In 1992, even Tom Cruise admitted that the movie "was not a crowning jewel" in his career. And Heywood Gould wasn't pleased with it at first either. "I was accused of betraying my own work, which is stupid," Gould said . "So I was pretty devastated. I literally couldn't get out of bed for a day. The good thing about that experience is that it toughened me up. It was like basic training. This movie got killed, and then after that I was OK with getting killed—I got killed a few more times since then, but it hasn't bothered me."

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Sometimes a movie catches you at exactly the right moment; a sweet spot of time, place, and circumstance where you’ll buy whatever that movie is selling. I watched  Cocktail when I was a teenager at a sleepover with my friends. We rented it. On tape. Yep, Cocktail is 30 years old this week and it’s a movie that’s indelibly plastered across the mental scrapbook of my youth.

On release in 1988, and ever since, Cocktail has been almost universally panned by critics, winning Razzie awards for Worst Picture and Worst Screenplay.

But … I loved it. The dodgy storyline and weird hair-length continuity issues just washed over me. I was enthralled by the heady mix (or cocktail if you will) of attractive things. Tom Cruise (Brian) was at the height of his heartthrob powers, flashing his million dollar smile from behind the bar. Elisabeth Shue (Jordan) was gorgeous in an approachable way. The soundtrack made you feel like you were on vacation. There was THAT waterfall. Ah, it was golden.

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With the Benefit of Hindsight …

Looking back through a pair of 2018 glasses the movie has some err … problems. Brian’s mate Doug Coughlin ( Bryan Brown ); older, and never afraid to give a bit of advice, places importance on two things: Money and ‘scoring’ women (wealthy ones preferably). That’s the thing with this movie, it represents women with money as either: Rich Chicks (Dad’s money) or Corporate Witches (their own money but they are unpleasant, overbearing, and obsessive). It doesn’t play well now. I’m not getting into that except to say that it’s nice to reflect on what progress has been made.

So, despite a dodgy plot, average performances, and questionable underlying values, Cocktail was a big hit at the box office. The film also made it into  The Official Razzie Movie Guide  as one of The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made. It was pretty terrible and yet people liked it. So what was it about Cocktail ?

Mr. Sexy-Pants

Whatever you think about Mr Cruise these days, back then he could do no wrong. Cocktail came out hot on the heels of Top Gun and The Color of Money and Tom was pinned to the bedroom wall of every girl I knew — along with Michael J Fox , Ralph Macchio , and that guy from Growing Pains .

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Elisabeth Shue’s Jordan was so relatable (to use a term that no one used then). By then we knew and loved her as Ali in the original Karate Kid movie that was such a big hit in 1984. She was likeable and sassy. You could imagine yourself being her and wearing those cool hammer pants to the beach.

The onscreen chemistry between Cruise and Shue was pretty sensational. It’s not a given that the falling-in-love bit will be believable, but in this case the montage was tummy-flippingly good. Did I mention a waterfall?

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Coughlin’s Law – Drink or Be Gone

This movie was all about the booze and it glorified the heck out of getting wasted. Socially responsible or not, everyone wanted to be in that bar with Brian and Doug. The bottle-flipping scenes weren’t in the original script and adding it was a stroke of genius. In 1988, all over the world people were doing the Hippy Hippy Shake and smashing bottles of vodka on their kitchen tiles.

Brian’s Character Arc?

Brian Flanagan starts out on a mission to get rich, that was important to him above all. Eventually we see him grow and realize other things are important. He foregoes his rich girlfriend and tries to win back the heart of Jordan who is not rich — she then turns out to be really rich — but then gets cut off by her Dad for dating Brian. She has a studio apartment in New York though, and it’s likely her Dad will forgive her … so Brian probably got the money and the girl even though he was a big jerk to her.

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Don’t Worry Be Happy

You know when you have to clean the house so you put on music and it instantly changes your mood? There is no doubt that great music can lift a mediocre movie and, in this case, the soundtrack sold 4 million copies. Bobby McFerrin became a household name after ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’ featured in the movie and then hit number one in the US charts later that year. It was also so enthusiastically thrashed that it went on to drive us all nuts.

Bad CAN Be Good

Despite regularly featuring near the top of the ‘Worst Tom Cruise Movies’ lists, Cocktail is a bit of fun remembered fondly by many. It’s no Breakfast Club or Dirty Dancing but there was enough there for me to watch again over the years and I certainly owned the soundtrack on cassette. Critics rolled their eyes but Cocktail’s blend of star power, romance, and killer tunes was a recipe for box office success.

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I don’t understand why the critics hate this movie. they say it is about the plot. but what is wrong with it. It is a honest and true representation on how some people live. Seems people don’t like it when told the absolute truth.

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Why I liked Cocktail in one word. Elizabeth Shue!

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Without a doubt,this is the WORST Tom Cruise movie ever,what insipid,vapid excuse of a film….

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  1. Cocktail

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  3. Tom Cruise Cocktail 1988 & 2016

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  4. Cocktail 1988 Trailer

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  5. Movie Watch: Cocktail (1988)

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  1. Best Scene from Cocktail Movie

  2. Cocktail (film 1988) TRAILER ITALIANO

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  1. Cocktail 1988 Trailer

    Cocktail 1988 A talented New York City bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love.Director: Roger DonaldsonWriter: Heywood Gould (screenplay...

  2. Cocktail (1988)

    Cocktail (1988) is a romantic drama film starring Tom Cruise as a young and ambitious bartender who falls in love and faces challenges in his career and personal life. Watch the full movie on ...

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    Clip of Cocktail - starring Tom Cruise as Brian Flanagan

  4. Cocktail (1988) Trailer #1

    Check out the official Cocktail (1988) trailer starring Tom Cruise! Watch on Vudu: https://www.vudu.com/content/movies/details/Cocktail/26233?cmp=Classic_Y...

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    Hippy Hippy Shakes Bar Scene from 1988 Movie 'Cocktail'.

  6. Cocktail: Tom Cruise's 80s Classic Revisited

    In 1988 Tom Cruise was arguably the biggest star in the world .Top Gun had come out in 1986 and wound up being the top grossing movie of the year. It wasn't ...

  7. Cocktail (1988)

    Cocktail: Directed by Roger Donaldson. With Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue, Lisa Banes. A talented New York City bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love.

  8. Cocktail Movie by Tom Cruise Video Clip

    This is one of my favorite Movie in the Oldies..a talented New Yorker bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love. i was influence by Tom Cru...

  9. Cocktail (1988 film)

    Cocktail is a 1988 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Roger Donaldson from a screenplay by Heywood Gould, and based on Gould's book of the same name.It stars Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown and Elisabeth Shue.It tells the story of a young New York City business student, who takes up bartending in order to make ends meet.. Released on July 29, 1988, by Buena Vista Pictures (under its adult ...

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    Brian Flanagan (Tom Cruise) wants a high-paying marketing job, but needs a business degree first. Working as a bartender to pay for college, Flanagan is mentored by his veteran boss, Doug Coughlin ...

  11. Cocktail streaming: where to watch movie online?

    Show all movies in the JustWatch Streaming Charts. Streaming charts last updated: 1:21:16 AM, 03/27/2024 . Cocktail is 4912 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The movie has moved up the charts by 2192 places since yesterday. In the United States, it is currently more popular than A Murder of Crows but less popular than Stalker.

  12. Mixing It Up: Exploring the Iconic Cocktails from the Movie "Cocktail

    Instructions: Fill a blender with crushed ice. Add white rum, coconut cream, blue curaçao, and pineapple juice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass. Garnish with a pineapple slice and a cherry. The Jamaican Bobsled is a tropical paradise in a glass. Its vibrant blue color and refreshing flavors make it a hit at beach-themed parties.

  13. Cocktail (1988)

    A talented New York City bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love. Bent on becoming a successful millionaire, ambitious ex-military man Brian serves drinks at a New York City tavern and studies for his degree while waiting for his big break. Then, veteran bartender and cynical mentor Doug enters the picture, convinced that ...

  14. Cocktail: Revisiting Tom Cruise as the world's greatest bartender

    By Chris Bumbray. March 19th 2023, 11:01am. In 1988 Tom Cruise was arguably the biggest star in the world. Top Gun came out in 1986 and was the year's top-grossing movie. It wasn't only a hit ...

  15. Brian: I am the last barman poet / I see America drinking the fabulous

    A great memorable quote from the Cocktail movie on Quotes.net - Brian: I am the last barman poet / I see America drinking the fabulous cocktails I make / Americans getting stinky on something I stir or shake / The sex on the beach / The schnapps made from peach / The velvet hammer / The alabama slammer. / I make things with juice and froth / The pink squirrel / The 3-toed sloth.

  16. Cocktail (1988) Stream and Watch Online

    Released July 29th, 1988, 'Cocktail' stars Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue, Lisa Banes The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 44 min, and received a user score of 61 (out of 100) on TMDb ...

  17. Cocktail (1988)

    Quotes. [Last Barman poem] Brian : I am the last barman poet / I see America drinking the fabulous cocktails I make / Americans getting stinky on something I stir or shake / The sex on the beach / The schnapps made from peach / The velvet hammer / The Alabama slammer. / I make things with juice and froth / The pink squirrel / The three-toed sloth.

  18. 10 Stirring Facts About Cocktail

    Here are some facts about the Tom Cruise staple, in accordance with Coughlin's Law. 1. BRIAN FLANAGAN WAS ALMOST TWICE AS OLD IN THE BOOK. Yes, Cocktail was originally a novel; it was written by ...

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    Cocktail (1988) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Menu. Movies. ... Tom Cruise a list of 27 titles created 1 month ago 1989 box office number one films (UK) a list of 22 titles created 1 month ago ...

  20. When Bad Is Good

    Tom Cruise (Brian) was at the height of his heartthrob powers, flashing his million dollar smile from behind the bar. Elisabeth Shue (Jordan) was gorgeous in an approachable way. The soundtrack made you feel like you were on vacation. There was THAT waterfall.

  21. Watch Cocktail

    A young, ambitious New York bartender becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and finds true love, he gains a new perspective on his life. 8,595 IMDb 5.9 1 h 42 min 1988. X-Ray R.

  22. r/movies on Reddit: Cocktail (1988) is a misunderstood work of genius

    Okay, so I'm half-joking. In many ways this is possibly one of Tom Cruise's worst movies. It's cheesy, melodramatic, "problematic" by modern standards and has some shamefully stupid dialogue. Despite that, I could watch it ten times over.

  23. Tom Cruise once saved Elisabeth Shue's life on the set of Cocktail

    According to a new report from The Sun, Cruise saved his co-star Elisabeth Shue's life during the filming of the 1988 comedy Cocktail. A recount of the story comes from aerial camera operator Bill ...

  24. Cocktail

    MG Music SA. 5:36. Cocktail (カクテル) 1988年 出演者 Tom Cruise トム・クルーズ (Brian) Bryan Brown ブライアン・ブラウン (Doug) Elisabeth Shue エリザベス・シュー (Jordan) 監督 Roger Donaldson ロジャー・ドナルドソ...