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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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Cast

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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 ...
Doorman
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Tony Manero knows the old days are over - But nobody's gonna tell him he can't feel that good again. See more »

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Drama | Music

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Release Date:

15 July 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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Trivia

Rated #1 in Entertainment Weekly's Top 25 Worst Sequels Ever Made (2006). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[last lines]
Tony Manero: You know what I wanna do?
Jackie: What?
Tony Manero: Strut.
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Connections

Spoofed in Making the Grade (1984) See more »

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Life Goes On
Performed by The Bee Gees
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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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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