Overall Rank: 14716
Average Rating: 2.2/4
# of Ratings: 44
Theatrical Release Date: 11/17/1989
Genre: Comedy, Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Eddie Murphy
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Michael Lerner, Della Reese
Plot: An illegal gambling casino is under pressure by both the police and a rival casino. -- sapien
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/17/2019
It has some very entertaining moments, especially the scenes with Redd Foxx, but the underdeveloped "Harlem Nights" proves that writing and directing might be a bit too much for comedy legend Eddie Murphy.
Indyfreak - wrote on 09/15/2014
It sports an exquisite costume design and slick art direction but "Harlem Nights" is nowhere near as memorable as it ought to be (at least in a good way for some viewers). Far more vulgar and profane than I'm sure anyone suspected but light on character develoent and an actual plot, it's a series of skits and gunfights and everything else you'd expect from an action/comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor AND Red Foxx. It ought to have been better than this with such a terrific lineup.
Yojimbo - wrote on 07/08/2012
Oh, Richard. Why couldn't you star in a film worth a damn...? A typically crass and sexist gangster comedy from Eddie Murphy that's nowhere near as good as A Rage In Harlem, which wasn't that great itself.
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