After leaving the Army, Brian Flanagan tries to get a marketing job in New York. But without a college degree, this was 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 its not that easy, but when 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 Coughlin want their own top class cocktail bars someday and Brian's Cocktail Bar is to be called 'Cocktails & Dreams', and 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, staying at the Island resort. Jordan and Brian spend some quality time together and fall in love. But when Brian takes a dare from his old buddy, Doug Coughlin to ... Written by
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When he pours, he reigns.
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Did You Know?
Brian and Doug's bartending skills are referred to as "flair bartending." John Bandy, a flair bartender, trained Tom Cruise for the film. See more
Brian is wearing white shoes in one shot while Jordan was drawing him, in the next shot when he grabs her drawing his shoes are off. See more
Come on, put it to the floor! Come on! Let's go!
Featured in I Love the 80's 3-D: 1988
Written by Richard Penniman, Dorothy La Bostrie
, and Joe Lubin
Performed by Little Richard
Published by SBK Blackwood Music Inc. under license from ATV Music (Venice), BMI
Produced by Art Rupe
Courtesy of Specialty Records, Inc. See more