Paramount at the Movies Presents: Harlem Nights [R]
Movies | 04/30/2021 | 7:00PM
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They’re up to something big
He’s quick with a quip, quick with a gun, and quick with a scheme to keep mobsters from muscling in on the 1930’s Harlem hot spot, Club Sugar Ray. Eddie Murphy stars as Quick in Harlem Nights, the stylish action-comedy produced, written, and directed by the multi-talented superstar.
Teaming with Murphy are Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx, a brilliant cast that puts three generations of comedy legends side by side. Della Reese, Arsenio Hall, Jasmine Guy, and Danny Aiello join them for the Murphy magic.
So what’s coming soon at Club Sugar Ray? With Murphy and Pryor as the masterminds, you can be sure it’s something big!
Did you know?
- Eddie Murphy once said that the jokes and camaraderie between him, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Robin Harris, and Della Reese behind the scenes was much funnier than anything that was in the film.
- Final cinema movie of Redd Foxx.
- During the scene at Sugar Ray’s house, detective Phil Cantone falsely sings “It Don’t Mean a Thing” by Duke Ellington. In real-life, Danny Aiello is an accomplished jazz singer.
- This film was made because Eddie Murphy always wanted to direct and act in a period piece. Also, Murphy had always wanted to work with Richard Pryor, whom Murphy had considered to be the greatest influence on his work in stand-up comedy.
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