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  • Actors: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue, Lisa Banes, Laurence Luckinbill
  • Directors: Dean Semler, Roger Donaldson
  • Writers: Heywood Gould
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Closed-captioned, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (DTS-HD High Res Audio), French (Dolby Digital 2.0), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0)
  • Subtitles: French, Spanish, English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Touchstone Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: June 5, 2012
  • Run Time: 104 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B007G8MN0O
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #28,134 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Academy Award® nominated superstar Tom Cruise (Best Actor, 1996, Jerry Maguire) lights up the screen as Brian Flanagan, a young and ambitious bartender who becomes the toast of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Raise a glass to Cocktail – now on Blu-ray for the first time ever with an astonishing new digital transfer. When Brian moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their passionate romance brings a new perspective to his flashy, self-centered lifestyle. Academy Award nominated Elisabeth Shue (Best Actress, 1995, Leaving Las Vegas) and Bryan Brown (Gorillas In The Mist) join Cruise and in this exciting drama, sizzling with high-powered performances and a sensational soundtrack. Cocktail is the perfect mix on Blu-ray!

Customer Reviews

Tom Cruise and Bryan Brown worked extremely well together.
Rick
They become a big hit tossing bottles back and forth at some high class bar, but Cruise soon wants out of this.
Zachary S. Graves
I've come to think Cocktail is like that and, oddly, I'm on the side of the stupids.
C. L. Messina

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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 29, 2002
Format: DVD
For those people who gave this film poor ratings, I think they're missing the point. It's supposed to be a fun film over all. It's not supposed to be serious acting with a heavy plot. Sometimes it's nice to watch a film where you don't have to think... you just sit down and enjoy. I personally enjoy films that 'take me someplace,' either physically or emotionally. This one takes you on a bit of a roller coast ride with Tom Cruise's character. While on that ride, you get to travel around to hip bars and tropical islands. There are a few emotional bumps in his path, but all turns out well with a nice happy ending. No, the film is not rocket science, nor is it supposed to be. It won't win an Oscar either, but if you're looking for an enjoyable movie where you can just sit down, relax, and have a good time, this might be a good selection for you.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Rick on June 29, 2000
Format: VHS Tape
This movie was very entertaining in all ways! I actually learned a lot from this movie as a bartender! Tom Cruise and Bryan Brown worked extremely well together. Get this movie if you want to laugh, feel sad, and then feel good again.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By C. CRADDOCK VINE VOICE on September 14, 2008
Format: DVD
Cocktail is a good but not great movie. You might even call it a bad movie, but it is thoroughly enjoyable, kind of a Flashdance or Showgirls, but with drinks instead of dancing. It is a classic Horatio Alger tale, a rags-to-riches, work hard and you'll achieve the American Dream kind of fable. There is the obligatory scene where a teacher, bitter about failure in the real world, takes it out on his students. There is the mentor who helps him achieve the American Dream. And there is the boy meets girl, boy gets girl, boy loses girl, and boy gets her back aspect. There is also the part where he makes a bargain with the devil, a rich older woman, but after being thoroughly humiliated, he tries to salvage what remains of his dignity and self respect. It has all this, plus Cruise plays a very entertaining bartender who juggles the cocktail shakers. The tag line is: When he pours, he reigns. What's not to like?

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Doug: Coughlin's Law: anything else is always something better.
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Brian Flanagan (Tom Cruise) has just gotten out of the military. His uncle Pat owns a bar, but he never ever under any circumstances, will give out drinks on the house. Though he could work there, Brian feels he was meant for better things. He goes to the big city looking for a start in some fruitful career but is turned down everywhere. Finally he stops at a bar where he meets his future mentor, Doug Coughlin (Bryan Brown). Coughlin sees himself as a philosopher, citing Coughlin's Laws that he has written over the years, distilling his experiences as a bartender into a potent brew.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Giles L Heaton on December 20, 2001
The story behind this film is a real hedonistic example of what most blokes would love to do. Hardly any responsibility being a bar-tender, except to those you tend - and all the while having a great time. The plot is thin which is why it is so easy to understand and this is what makes the film - the moment you have to think about a film like this, is the moment you miss the point. The soundtrack is great, and the movie soundtrack CD is missing some of the best songs from the film too, the best one when Tom and Elizabeth get frisky under the waterfall in Jamaica (Jimmy Cliff - Shelter of Your Love). Overall, most people can relate to many aspects of this movie, and many of the situations the characters are in such as hope, love, lust, vacations to hot tropical places, and of course at the end - family.
Great film - you must see it if you haven't already!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By ianphillips@uk.dreamcast.com on October 6, 2000
Format: VHS Tape
Typical 1980's vehicle for Tom Cruise where he plays a bartender who wants to meet rich and beautiful women in this romantic, light weight drama. However despite the thin plot and lack of depth with some of its supporting actors it is entertaining stuff if you're not in the mood for anything too demanding. Plenty of beautiful, exotic location shots and engaging performances from Tom Cruise, Elizabeth Shue and Bryan Brown. Defintley worth a look!
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Format: Blu-ray
In the summer 1988, "Cocktail" would go on to become a magnificent success for Touchstone Pictures and also its musical soundtrack featuring The Beach Boys' "Kokomo", Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry Be Happy", Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love" and The Georgia Satellites' "Hippy Hippy Shake" would dominate the music charts that year.

Budgeted at $11 million, despite the criticism the film received from critics, "Cocktail" would go on to make over $171 million. The film would continue to show that Tom Cruise was Hollywood's golden child and that every film he would star in, would literally become a box office success.

And now, nearly 25 years later, "Cocktail" has made its debut on Blu-ray courtesy of Touchstone Home Entertainment.

VIDEO:

"Cocktail" is presented in 1080p High Definition (1:85:1). One of the benefits of "Cocktail" is the fact that it has one of the most talented, award-winning cinematographer's in Hollywood working on the film. Dean Semler is known for his work on film such as "Dances with Wolves", "2012″, "Secretariat", "Last Action Hero", to name a few. But what he brings to "Cocktail" is a darker feel when showcasing New York City and vibrancy when the location shifts to Jamaica.

While the film is a late '80s film, the good news is that there is no heavy DNR, so the film does maintain ts grain and detail. In fact, the Blu-ray is very good upgrade from its DVD counterpart. While watching the film, I didn't notice any artifacts nor did I see any banding. Skin tones were natural, black levels were nice and deep and "Cocktail" looks great on Blu-ray!

AUDIO & SUBTITLES:

"Cocktail" is presented in English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital.
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