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After leaving the Army, Brian Flanagan tries to get a marketing job in New York City. But without a college degree, this is not possible. He then decides to start studying for a business degree at the local City College and gets a part time job as a bartender. He realizes that it's not easy but his new boss Douglas Coughlin teaches him the secrets of the bar trade and they become the most famous bartenders in town. Both Brian and Doug want their own top class cocktail bars someday and Brian's Cocktail Bar is to be called 'Cocktails and Dreams'. In order to get the necessary money to open it, Brian travels to Jamaica to work as a bartender at a resort Tiki Bar, and the pay is good. There he meets Jordan Mooney, a young and pretty, up and coming American artist on vacation with her girlfriend from New York City, staying at the Island resort. Jordan and Brian spend some quality time together and fall in love. But Brian takes a dare from his old buddy, Doug Coughlin to sleep with an older... Written by Joshua Jaworsky <>
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outdoor sex | skinny dipping | bikini | new york city | bartender
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They thought he was good, they were wrong... he was the best See more »
Comedy | Drama | Romance
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English | Spanish Sign Language
12 January 1989 (West Germany) See more »
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Trivia The man seen twice in Jamaica sitting at the bar while Tom Cruise is tending is James Eckhouse, who is known for playing the father of Brenda and Brandon, on Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990). See more »
Goofs The first time Brian goes to visit Jordan at her parents' condo, her father's shirt switches from a solid pinkish red dress shirt to a striped pink and white shirt, then back again. See more »
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Brian: Come on, put it to the floor! Come on! Let's go!
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Soundtracks Shelter Of Your Love
Written, Performed and Produced by Jimmy Cliff
Courtesy of MCA Records
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