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Thank God It's Friday (1978)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  20 July 1978 (Netherlands)
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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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Frannie
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Jeannie
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Marv Gomez
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Ray Vitte ...
Bobby Speed
Mark Lonow ...
Dave
Andrea Howard ...
Sue
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Tony
Robin Menken ...
Maddy
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Jennifer
John Friedrich ...
Ken
Paul Jabara ...
Carl
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Jackie (as Marya Small)
Chuck Sacci ...
Gus
Hilary Beane ...
Shirley
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Music

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20 July 1978 (Netherlands)  »

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After Dark  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,300,000 (USA)
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Trivia

One of the young stars in the film, Terri Nunn, would go on to front the band Berlin whose song from _Top Gun_ called 'Take My Breath Away' would win the Best Song Oscar. See more »

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When Frannie and Maddy first step off the bus, the bus destination shows "65 Ashby Ave" which is a bus line in Berkeley, California, not Los Angeles where the movie is based. See more »

Quotes

Floyd: Say, brother, you got the wrong idea. I'm workin' for the Commodores.
Trooper: Yeah, brother, and I'm Baretta.
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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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You're the Reason I Feel Like Dancing
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Motown Records
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Just watch it to see Donna Summer sing Last Dance. Awesome.
13 February 2002 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Donna Summer re-launching her career back then and becoming the undisputed "Disco Queen" of the 70's. Seeing some young faces of some actors of today is also a good reason to get it out, like Geoff (Jeff?) Goldblum from Jurrassic Park 1 and 2. Standout has to be Donna Summer as Nicole when she sings Last dance and gets everyone rocking.


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