Based on 7 Critics
  • 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

  • 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]

  • 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

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