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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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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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Comedy | Music

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20 July 1978 (Netherlands)  »

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After Dark  »

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Budget:

$2,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,300,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The name of the discotheque where the movie is set was The Zoo. The nightclub used for the Zoo was the no longer remaining Osko's which was situated at 333 South La Cienega Boulevard, south of 3rd Street, Los Angeles, California. The club was demolished during the 1980s and in its place was built a Loehmann's dress store. Osko's was the first name of its owner Osko Karaghossian who appeared in the film. Osko's Disco was famous for being like a labyrinth as well as having four dance floors. See more »

Goofs

Halfway through the movie, Frannie and Jeannie are sitting on a car. Just as they start walking away, the car starts to drive off with Jeannie's purse on it (with all their money). As Jeannie and Frannie start chasing after it you can see Jeannie look down to find her mark to stop in the right spot for the camera shot. See more »

Quotes

Marv Gomez: Excuse me, lady, could you shave over here?
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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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Love to Love You Baby
Performed by Donna Summer
Casablanca Records
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Wow...so many good actors in this film!!!
26 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Debra winger, Jeff Goldblum,the disco queens herself Donna Summer??

That's right! You bet your sweet !!! LOL The new DVD has been digitally transferred to High Defenition!! It looks and Sounds GREAT !!

Let's go back to Los Angeles 1978 ! Great soundtrack, Diana Ross, The Commodores, The Village People, Oscar winner songwriter for Last Dance Paul Jabara, Pattie Brooks, basically the entire Casablance label was featured in this film!

This movie was rated PG, even tho it includes graphic drug use in many scenes, but back then I guess it was normal.

I recommend this fun movie for a rainy Friday night!


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