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Thank God It's Friday (1978)

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It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other ... See full summary »

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Robin Menken ...
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Jackie (as Marya Small)
Chuck Sacci ...
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Hilary Beane ...
Shirley
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It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodores are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put a little excitement into a fifth anniversary. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Let's blow this joint into another space zone See more »

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20 July 1978 (Netherlands)  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,300,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The film is also known as TGIF, the well-known acronym expression for "Thank God It's Friday". This can be seen in these letters being highlighted in one of the movie's original theatrical posters. See more »

Goofs

When Gus and Shirley leave the bar, they pass Tony's Porsche. Marv "Leatherman" Gomez's truck is parked next to it. But The Leatherman doesn't arrive till the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Marv Gomez: Dancing. Everything else is bullshit!
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Crazy Credits

In the initial theatrical release, the usually static Columbia Pictures "Torch Lady" logo does a brief dance step to the disco music via animation at the beginning of the film. See more »

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Lovin', Livin', and Givin'
Performed by Diana Ross
Motown Records
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The real "That 70's Show"
14 January 2002 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

Every late 70's disco stereotype is well represented, including a brief shot of a working 8-Track tape player. Want a funny flashback? Grab this one. (Want an Oscar-caliber movie? Get something else.) But then, where else can you get Donna Summer, The Commodores AND Jeff Goldblum all in the same film?


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