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Rotten: It may not be a megaton bomb, but Cocktail is definitely of the Molotov type.
- Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Overall, it's ridiculous, but Cocktail is a real classic of the late-80s self-help moviemaking genre.
- roygutteridge, Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Flanagan (Tom Cruise) is a student studying business and who takes up a new job being a bartender. Flanagan proves to be a great bartender, but he doesn't want to be a bartender all his life, especially after his co-worker betrays him and after he drops out of college. Flanagan isn't really satisfied with anything in his life until he meets an attractive girl named Jordan (Elisabeth Shue) and falls in love with her. But even then everything doesn't go as planned after he takes up a bet with his betraying former co-worker. "Cocktail" is a pretty good movie. It was one of the best of Tom Cruise's older movies. It has a good plot and the soundtrack isn't bad either. I recommend anybody to at least watch "Cocktail." NOTE: That was my Amazon review from the year 2001.
- stormyweather980, Thursday, September 10, 2009