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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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Jesse
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Charles Ward ...
Butler
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Patrick Brady ...
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Norma Donaldson ...
Fatima
Jesse Doran ...
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Linda
Deborah Jenssen ...
Margaret
Robert Martini ...
Fred
Sarah M. Miles ...
Joy (as Sarah Miles)
Tony Munafo ...
Doorman
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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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Sobreviviendo  »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$63,800,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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A scene between Tony Manero and his dad was cut from the film. Karen Lynn Gorney was going to play the same role she played in the original, but those plans were cancelled. See more »

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During the rehearsal segment, the camera crew is reflected in the mirrors. See more »

Quotes

Joy: Hello, I'm Joy.
Tony Manero: And I'm happiness!
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Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Produced by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb, Karl Richardson and Albhy Galuten
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One Actor - - - - many shapes!!!!!
12 November 1999 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

Seeing this film on TV again the other night made me wonder how amazing the human body is.... or more specifically John Travolta's body.

In Michael and Get Shorty he had a tremendous girth for the character's roles yet the films before and after Phenomenon and Broken arrow show a different size. and then we have the extreme end of the scale in this film. Sly Stallone trained Travolta for 3 months to get him into the rippling muscled fat free condition he displays in this film.

It just goes to show you that your fat levels aren't really THAT predetermined by birth and genetics afterall. All you have to to is be committed to attaining a the shape you want to be. Travolta can be slim, medium or large build, muscled, fat or average depending on the film role his ability in this regard is second only to Robert deNiro of raging Bull and Cape fear physique abilities.

Travolta wil never be out of work while he is able to mold himself into his characters. The charcter of Tony would not have been believeable in this film in any shape other than the one depicted by John Travolta in this film. he got it spot on --- in appearance, line delivery and overall feeling!

7/10


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