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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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Jackie
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Laura
Steve Inwood ...
Jesse
Julie Bovasso ...
Charles Ward ...
Butler
Steve Bickford ...
Sound Technician
Patrick Brady ...
Derelict
Norma Donaldson ...
Fatima
Jesse Doran ...
Mark
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Linda
Deborah Jenssen ...
Margaret
Robert Martini ...
Fred
Sarah M. Miles ...
Joy (as Sarah Miles)
Tony Munafo ...
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Storyline

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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broadway | dancer | sequel | stage | limousine | See more »

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Dance to your own beat. See more »

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Drama | Music

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15 July 1983 (USA)  »

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Staying Alive  »

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$63,800,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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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When Tony is pacing the lobby waiting for the phone call; tape is visible on the floor, marking where he is supposed to stop and turn around. In wide shots, the tape is gone. See more »

Quotes

Laura: Who do you think you're dealing with... some little groupie who jumps when you call? Is that who you think I am? We met, we made it. What do you think it was? True love? And you say I used you, but what about you using me? Everybody uses everybody, don't they?
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Look Out For Number One
Performed by Tommy Faragher
Written by Bruce Stephen Foster and Thomas Marolda (as Tom Marolda)
Produced by Stewart Levine, Bruce Stephen Foster and Thomas Marolda (as Tom Marolda)
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an interior fight metaphor
28 November 2005 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This movie means to represent the fight between love and passion, and it makes that by the love story between Tony and Jackie and his involving with Laura. At the end the chief character will make a not simple choice giving importance to the person who really loves him understanding he loves too. The dance show is a beauty synthesis of this conflict, as well as the musics which are amazing, above all, in my opinion, that one in whom there are much light effects during the "journey through the hell" scene: it is astonishing (Vince Dicola and Stallone composers)! The title is: Royale theater show (finally I knew after many years).

Good interpretation of the actors, although perhaps the movie is too short than it should be, to analyze better the individual characters. Cynthia Rhodes is an excellent interpreter of her role, like also Finola Hughes able to playing an intriguing charming woman.

Behind the Hell there is the Light and so the movie ends.


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