Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Cotton Club Encore’ 35th Anniversary Edition; Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital December 10, 2019 From Lionsgate

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed 35th Anniversary Edition releases of Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Cotton Club’ which will arrive in its definitive cut as ‘The Cotton Club Encore’ and will be available to own on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, and on both SD and 4K Digital December 10, 2019. Continue below to check out the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings and disc specs, plus artwork for both physical releases and more.

Street Date: 12/10/19

Blu-ray™ Combo Pack + DVD + Digital SRP: $19.99

DVD SRP: $14.98

Digital 4K Ultra HD™: $12.99

Digital SD/HD: $9.99


Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award®-nominated epic gets its definitive cut when The Cotton Club Encore: 35th Anniversary Edition arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD & Digital), DVD and Digital 4K Ultra HD™ December 10 from Lionsgate. Boasting an all-star cast, The Cotton Club Encore: 35th Anniversary Edition stars Golden Globe® winner Richard Gere (2003, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Chicago), Tony Award® winner Gregory Hines (1992, Best Actor in a Musical, Jelly’s Last Jam), Academy Award® nominee Diane Lane (2002, Best Actress, Unfaithful), NAACP Image Award® nominee Lonette McKee (1999, Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, “As the World Turns”), Golden Globe® nominee Bob Hoskins (2006, Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Mrs Henderson Presents), James Remar (TV’s “Dexter,” “Sex and the City”), Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (1995, Best Actor, Leaving Las Vegas), Tony Award® nominee Maurice Hines (1986, Best Actor in a Musical, Uptown… It’s Hot!), Academy Award® nominee Laurence Fishburne (1993, Best Actor, What’s Love Got to Do with It), Golden Globe® nominee Jennifer Grey (1988, Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Dirty Dancing), Grammy Award® winner Tom Waits (2000, Best Contemporary Folk Album, “Mule Variations”), and more.  Story by William Kennedy & Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo, screenplay by William Kennedy & Francis Ford Coppola, and produced by Robert Evans.

Directed and co-written by Academy Award®-winning writer-director Francis Ford Coppola (1970, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay–Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced, Patton; 1972, Best Writing, Screenplay–Based on Material from Another Medium, The Godfather; 1974, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted from Other Material, The Godfather: Part II; 2010, Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award), The Cotton Club Encore: 35th Anniversary Edition will be available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD & Digital), DVD, Digital 4K Ultra HD™, and Digital SD/HD for the suggested retail price of $19.99, $14.98, $12.99, and $9.99 respectively.


In this lavish, 1930s-era drama, Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide. Now, Francis Ford Coppola’s extraordinary film is brought to vivid new life in The Cotton Club Encore. Featuring never-before-seen scenes and musical sequences that deepen the story lines, this remastered and beautifully restored version represents Coppola’s fully realized vision of The Cotton Club.



  • Introduction to The Cotton Club Encore by Francis Ford Coppola
  • The Cotton Club Encore Q&A



Richard Gere              Chicago, Pretty Woman, Shall We Dance?

Gregory Hines                        Waiting to Exhale, Running Scared, History of the World: Part I

Diane Lane                  Under the Tuscan Sun, Unfaithful, Man of Steel

Lonette McKee           Brewster’s Millions, Honey, Malcolm X

Bob Hoskins                The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mona Lisa

James Remar             TV’s “Dexter,” “Sex and the City”,

Nicolas Cage              Face/Off, Next, Leaving Las Vegas

Laurence Fishburne    Contagion, The Matrix, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Allen Garfield                The Majestic, The Ninth Gate, Beverly Hills Cop II

Fred Gwynne               Car 54, Where Are You?, Pet Sematary, My Cousin Vinny


Year of Production: 1983

Title Copyright: The Cotton Club Encore © 1984 Orion Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2019 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: Unrated

Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: English, Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 139 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080P 23.98 High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen 1.85:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 1.85:1 Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 (Dolby TrueHD)

DVD Audio: English 5.1 (Dolby TrueHD)


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