Mo' Better Blues(Movie, 1990)

| 2h 9min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love, Music, Comedy
Mo' Better BluesRating: 3.2/5 (with 57 votes) released 30 years ago
Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 American musical comedy drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed. It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (played by Washington) as a series of bad decisions result in his jeopardizing both his relationships and his playing career. The film focuses on themes of friendship, loyalty, honesty, cause-and-effect, and ultimately salvation. It features the music of the Branford Marsalis quartet and Terence Blanchard on trumpet, who also plays for the Bleek Gilliam character. The film was released five months after the death of Robin Harris and is dedicated to his memory, and is his penultimate acting role. ()
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About Mo' Better Blues

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly rivalry on stage which spills into their professional relationship and threatens to tear apart the quartet.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Brooklyn
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 17 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/03/1990
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Mais e Melhores Blues"
"Cuanto más, ¡mejor!"
"Parallages s' ena blues"
"Czarny blues"
"Quanto Mais Melhor"
"Još bolji bluz"
"Блюз о лучшей жизни"
"Iki kadin arasinda"
"Блюз про краще життя"
"A Love Supreme"
"Mo' Betta Blues"
"Variations on the Mo' Better Blues"
Keywords: musical
Budget: 10,000,000 USD
Revenue: 16,153,593 USD (= 162%)
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen

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