Manly Movies – Cocktail
April 6, 2020 Comments Off on Manly Movies – Cocktail Uncategorized Tom Burden

Cocktail (1988)

Director: Roger Donaldson
Writer: Heywood Gould
Stars: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue

Young man strikes out to make his fortune in NYC and becomes a bartender, and screws it all up. Moves to Jamaica to be a bartender, finds love, and screws it all up. Moves back to NYC, and eventually stops screwing up.

Pretty solid movie, showcasing a young Tom Cruise’s talents. He does dumbass rather well. And I’m always a sucker for Elizabeth Shue. As with many movies in the 80’s, it has a pretty good soundtrack.

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Tom Burden Tom Burden is a father & husband, martial artist, author, sexual advocate, male advocate and female advocate, and a trained conservation biologist. He is the founder of Reclaimed Masculinity, and co-founder of Central Aikido and Seishinkan Iaido Warrensburg, as well as other business enterprises. He is a longtime student of somatic and embodiment practices, with deep study into the mind, the human body, spirituality, and the environment. He currently resides in Missouri with his wife and daughter.