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Staying Alive (1983)

 -  Drama | Music  -  15 July 1983 (USA)
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It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.

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Deborah Jenssen ...
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Robert Martini ...
Fred
Sarah M. Miles ...
Joy (as Sarah Miles)
Tony Munafo ...
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Tony Manero tries to make it as a professional dancer on Broadway in this sequel to Saturday Night Fever. Stallone makes a cameo appearance. Written by Mark J. Popp <mjpopp@cwave.com>

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Dance to your own beat. See more »

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15 July 1983 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$63,800,000 (USA)
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When Tony tries out for the second show, he wears number 46. In one quick shot, he wears number 40, his number from the first tryout. See more »

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Tony Manero: Last time I came over, I almost got brain damaged. You guys party too hard; you ought to be a tag team.
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I'm Never Gonna Give You Up
Performed by Frank Stallone and Cynthia Rhodes
Written by Frank Stallone, Vince DiCola and Joe Esposito (as Joe Bean Esposito)
Produced by Johnny Mandel
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Extend Butler Extend!
17 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For those of you who think this movie is a let down, then I am afraid you are let down.

This 80's classic has more fever in its final scene than the whole of the first movie put together.

Okay the first one rocked, get over it, its a story about life and having the confidence to go for it. There is not a part in this movie that is I personally don't like, in fact I could probably read the script start to finish. I ain't no freak but this movie is quite simply a master piece, It is the Rocky IV of dance movies and twice the film at that. Its a progression of his life, the disco days are gone and he needs to get something going to quench his thirst for life. It if anything teaches you to reach for the the unattainable, the only barriers in life are the ones we put up our selves, Manero teaches us we can go all the way and not sell ourselves short. Read between the lines 80's Edam and I love it!

I GIVE YOU THE LEAD IN A Broadway SHOW AND YOU WALK OUT THE DOOR!

Count it Down! and 5678.


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