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The Last Days of Disco (1998)

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Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan (as Matthew Ross)
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Diana (as Sonsee Ahray)


Last Days of Disco loosely depicts the "last days" at a disco palace, where drugs, sex and weirdness ran rampant. The story centers around a group of friends who frequent the disco and each other. All the characters are searching for something to make their lives more fulfilling. Some are searching for everlasting love and some are just wanting something different. As the disco is closed, they all wonder can disco ever really be dead? Written by Kathy Clark <kemoore@cyberramp.net>

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disco | friend | lawyer | money | gay | See All (159) »


History is made at night.


Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some elements involving sexuality and drugs | See all certifications »




Release Date:

12 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A diszkó végnapjai  »

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Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$277,601 (USA) (29 May 1998)


$2,987,297 (USA) (7 August 1998)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The opening titles state that this film is set during the very early 1980s. They state only the specific month without mentioning the actual year of the month itself. See more »


The disco riot at Comiskey Park was in 1979. See more »


[first lines]
Alice Kinnon: I hear you have a much better chance of getting in if you come by cab.
Charlotte Pingress: You're really worried about getting in?
Alice Kinnon: Yes.
Charlotte Pingress: I thought you've been here several times before.
Alice Kinnon: Not the front way. They were private parties. We came in through the back.
Charlotte Pingress: We look real good tonight. I'm sure we're gonna get in.
[Alice and Charlotte round the corner and see a large crowd waiting outside the Disco Club]
Alice Kinnon: [beat] Let's get a cab.
Charlotte Pingress: Yeah.
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References Bambi (1942) See more »


Everybody Loves Somebody
Written by Ken Lane, Irving Taylor
Performed by Dean Martin
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from EMI-Capitol Special Markets
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I think Scrooge McDuck is really sexy!
5 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

This very witty film hasn't received nearly enough praise for its effortless humor, great ensemble acting, and brilliant script. The film is a portrait of loosely-connected friends at the end of the disco era, with Alice and Charlotte at the center. You'll get more of a boogy rave rush from this talky indie than Ryan Phillippe's hot body in 54. Damn, do I love Chloe Sevigny, who makes Alice so real and vulnerable while Kate Beckinsale turns Charlotte into a hilarious bitch. They go clubbing, become involved with guys, there's some scams going at the club they frequent. It's sweetly hilarious and without a doubt worth seeing.

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