The Mambo Kings

The Mambo Kings
The Mambo Kings
  • R
  • 1h 44m
  • 1992
Fresh81%
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1952. The mambo craze is sweeping America. Fresh from Havana, Cesar and Nestor Castillo land in New York City, singing their heart-wrenching songs as The Mambo Kings. Antonio Banderas and Armand Assante star as sensitive introvert Nestor and self-styled master of seduction Cesar, two men torn between the vibrant world of New York and the home and loves they have left behind--who for one brief, immortal instant achieve their dream of stardom with a guest appearance on "I Love Lucy."

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Common Sense Says
Cuban brothers bring dazzling music to NYC.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that there are several scenes of explicit sexuality with total nudity, and other incidents with partial nudity. Characters smoke and drink throughout, with one character drinking to excess on a number of occasions. One volatile brother is the victim of a knife-wielding villain who, in a close shot, cuts his throat and leaves him for dead. Other violent moments include a nightclub shooting and a fatal car accident.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:February 18, 1992
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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