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R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Tony Manero (John Travolta) doesn't have much going for him during the weekdays. He still lives at home and works as a paint store clerk in his Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood. But he lives for the weekends, when he and his friends go to the local disco and dance the night away. When a big dance competition is announced, he wrangles the beautiful and talented Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney) to be his partner. As the two train for the big night, they start to fall for each other as well.

Cast: John Travolta , Karen Lynn Gorney , Barry Miller , Joseph Cali , Paul Pape , Bruce Ornstein , Donna Pescow , Val Bisoglio

Director: John Badham

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Release Date: December 16th, 1977|1 hr. 59 min.

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  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's also interesting to see how little screen time the final disco competition really has, considering how large it looms in our memories. show more

  • 88
    Gene Siskel Chicago Tribune

    One minute into Saturday Night Fever you know this picture is onto something, that it knows what it's talking about. [15 Oct 1999, Siskel Years, p.6] show more

  • 80
    TV Guide

    The story here is really secondary to character and milieu, as director John Badham and his actors create a convincing portrait of frustrated 1970s working-class youth and the escape offered by the swirling lights and pulsing rhythms of the disco. show more

  • December 25, 2013 vince
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    The Definitive New York \'70\'s movie !! What American Graffitti did for the early \'60\'s SNF does for the \'70\'s. I remember the polyester shirts,leather jackets and the neck chains like yesterday. The disco Friday and Saturday nights. A classic movie for the era. Bee Gees and all of it. Gotta Love it!

  • December 07, 2012 fcferdows
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    one of the Great movie of 70s

  • May 10, 2010 coachjef59
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    This movie will forever be the Icon of my generation. I defined who my friend & I were. We lived & breathed the dancing, the look & the style. We lived in brooklyn. Drove the Monticarlos suped up, with fog lights & loud sound systems. We lived to go to the discos on the weekends. We all had the big hair like him using consort hairspray and Paco Rabane Cologne. It created a generation defined by it forever, with the best music to ever come out.

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