It is among the longest cuts of the film. His circle of friends and weekend dancing help him to cope with the harsh realities of his life: a , clashes with his unsupportive and squabbling parents, racial tensions in the local community, and his general restlessness. It stars as Tony Manero, a working-class young man who spends his weekends dancing and drinking at a local Brooklyn ; as Stephanie Mangano, his dance partner and eventual confidante; and as Annette, Tony's former dance partner and would-be girlfriend. Tony, Double J, and Joey get out of the car to fight, but Bobby C. Tony agrees to be Annette's partner in an upcoming dance contest, but her happiness is short-lived when Tony is mesmerized by another woman at the club, Stephanie Mangano, whose dancing skills exceed Annette's. Tony tries to lead her away, but is subdued by Double J and Joey, and sullenly leaves with the group in the car. As the two train for the big night, they start to fall for each other as well.
On May 5, 2009, Paramount released Saturday Night Fever on in 1. But he lives for the weekends, when he and his friends go to the local disco and dance the night away. The 4K director's cut 122 minutes was released on Blu-Ray on May 2, 2017. At home, Tony fights constantly with his father and has to compete with his family's starry-eyed view of his older brother, a priest. Nineteen-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero lives for Saturday nights at the local disco, where he's king of the club, thanks to his stylish moves on the dance floor. When the group visits Gus in the hospital, they are angry when he tells them that he may have identified the wrong gang.
However, representatives for Scaggs' label, , refused to grant legal clearance for it, as they wanted to pursue another disco movie project, which never materialized. Now more than ever before, Saturday Night Fever is the one film that'll make you feel like dancing. Tony Manero John Travolta doesn't have much going for him during the weekdays. Eventually, the group gets their revenge on the Barracudas, and crash Bobby C's car into their hangout. As the two train for the big night, they start to fall for each other as well. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Music , Production Co: Paramount Pictures Keywords: , , , , , , , , ,.
Numerous profanity-filled scenes were replaced with alternate of the same scenes, substituting milder language initially intended for the network television cut. Morning has dawned by the time he appears at Stephanie's apartment. Composer , who scored the film, had to in turn write a song to match the dance steps demonstrated in the scene and eliminate the need for future legal hassles. The , featuring disco songs by the , is one of the best-selling soundtracks of all time. However, this track does not appear on the movie's soundtrack. However, Tony believes that a Puerto Rican couple performed better, and that the judges' decision was racially motivated. At its best, though, Saturday Night Fever gets at something deeply romantic: the need to move, to dance, and the need to be who you'd like to be.
Joey says she has agreed to have sex with everyone. The film showcased aspects of the music, the dancing, and the surrounding the disco era: symphony-orchestrated melodies; styles of clothing; pre- sexual promiscuity; and graceful choreography. Find sources: — · · · · December 2017 Both theatrical versions were released on. He gives the Puerto Rican couple his trophy and reward money, and leaves with Stephanie. Travolta's sister is the pizzeria waitress who serves him the pizza slices and delivers the first dialogue , and his mother plays the woman to whom he sells the can of paint after being late.
But he lives for the weekends, when he and his friends go to the local disco and dance the night away. He apologizes for his bad behavior, telling her that he plans to relocate from Brooklyn to Manhattan to try and start a new life. While in the disco, Tony is the champion dancer. This was before switching to a 24-hour-a-day operation, while still under their old broadcast standards concerning R-rated films. To escape his day-to-day life, Tony goes to 2001 Odyssey, a local club, where he is king of the dance floor and receives the admiration and respect he longs for.
As the two train for the big night, they start to fall for each other as well. Archived from on December 11, 2013. When a big dance competition is announced, he wrangles the beautiful and talented Stephanie Karen Lynn Gorney to be his partner. Facing pressure from his family and others to marry her, Bobby asks Frank Jr. » Alternate Versions There's a relatively recent print released in 2002 for limited release.
When a big dance competition is announced, he wrangles the beautiful and talented Stephanie Karen Lynn Gorney to be his partner. Starting in the late 1990s , , and started showing the original R-rated version with a. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Nirvana is the dance; when the music stops, you return to being ordinary. On the film has an approval rating of 85% based on 47 reviews, with an average rating of 7. But he lives for the weekends, when he and his friends go to the local disco and dance the night away.
When the film premiered on network television, on in 1980, a new milder version was created to conform with network broadcast standards. When you remember the film, its moments of humour are so clever, that they hide the dark undercurrents explored. . Now catch the fever all over again with this 30th Anniversary Special Collector's Edition that goes behind-the-scenes with special features on the history, culture and fashion of disco, the smash-hit soundtrack, an exclusive look at Hollywood legend John Travolta, and so much more. Stephanie dreams of the world beyond Brooklyn, and her plans to move to Manhattan just over the bridge soon change Tony's life forever. Tony shares a warm relationship with Frank Jr.
He lives with his parents, grandmother, and younger sister, and works at a in a small hardware store. Tony's friends come to the car along with an intoxicated Annette. He added it not long after longtime partner and friend, Gene Siskel, who often cited this as his favorite film, passed away. He tells Tony and his friends that his attackers were the Barracudas. The last two deleted scenes were included in the 2017 director's cut. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: , Music Production Co: Paramount Pictures Keywords: , , , , , , , , ,. This release retains the R-rated version of the film along with many special features new to home media.