Mo' Better Blues (1990)

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.

  • Spike Lee
  • Spike Lee
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  • Release Date: 1990-08-03
  • Views: 34
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 129
  • Budget: $10,000,000
  • Revenue: $16,153,593

Denzel Washington

Bleek Gilliam

Spike Lee


Wesley Snipes

Shadow Henderson (Sax)

Giancarlo Esposito

Left Hand Lacey (Piano)

John Turturro

Moe Flatbush

Nicholas Turturro

Josh Flatbush

Robin Harris

Butterbean Jones

Joie Lee


Cynda Williams

Clarke Bentancourt

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