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By Jenny Doughty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Traditional values trump glitz. Not for kids.

Movie R 1988 99 minutes
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COCKTAIL is essentially as 1980s shallow as the soundtrack music. There are some amusing one-liners, mostly delivered by Doug attempting to impart wisdom to his protégé through Coughlin's laws of bartending. The acrobatic drink-mixing scenes are great fun, but treat the consumption of alcohol superficially. Parents might want to address this issue with their teens while viewing the film.

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