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Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979)

PG | | Comedy | October 1979 (USA)
At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of one thousand dollars in cash.

Director:

William A. Levey

Writers:

Nick Castle (screenplay), William A. Levey (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Baio ... Richie
Flip Wilson ... Harvey Ross
Ron Palillo ... Frankey
Maureen McCormick ... Susan
Ruth Buzzi ... Elvira
Greg Bradford ... Stan
Patrick Swayze ... Ace Johnson
Dave Mason Dave Mason ... Himself
Billy Barty ... Jimmy
Katherine Kelly Lang ... Allison
David Landsberg ... Irwin
Len Bari Len Bari ... Alphonse (as Lenny Bari)
Murray Langston ... The Drunk
Bill Kirchenbauer ... Skatetown Doctor
Denny Johnston Denny Johnston ... The Wizard
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Storyline

At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of one thousand dollars in cash.

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Taglines:

The Rock and Roller Disco Movie of the Year!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Skate Town See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

KBC,Rastar Pictures,Skatetown See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia

Patrick Swayze and April Allen were roller skating partners as children in Houston, Texas. When filming started, they hadn't seen each other for eleven years. See more »

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Referenced in Skateland (2010) See more »

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I Fell In Love
Written and Performed by Dave Mason
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This movie rules man!
10 April 2008 | by ceci_sgirlSee all my reviews

I really loved this movie it was so cool and oh man Patrick Swayze looked so hunky. I am also a big fan of Kelly Lang she is one of my favorite actresses from Bold and the Beautiful she was so young and beautiful and she still looks hot. I would love to see this movie again again and again I love 70's disco skating movies. I love all the wonderful skating tricks that are performed it really was just great. Also the blonde guy in the movie was pretty hot too is he in any other popular movies? Also I really liked that little short guy he really made the movie fun and wonderful to watch as well as miss Marcia Brady herself in that nice little outfit she wore wow! She has good taste in skating attire. Oh and let us not forget the skate town doctor he was really just funny man cool guy love the actor. You just got to watch this movie.


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