Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York City, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager.
Travis and Wendell are kidnapped while on their way to opening a nightclub in rural Nebraska. The KGB spy Cameron Smith takes them to the U.S.S.R. instead with the intention of teaching KGB... See full summary »
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.
In this sequel to Saturday Night Fever, former disco king Tony Manero has left Brooklyn and lives in Manhattan. He stays in a cheap hotel and works as a dance instructor and as a waiter at a dance club, trying to succeed as a professional dancer on Broadway. The breakaway from his Brooklyn life, family and friends seems to have matured Tony and refined his personality, represented by his diminished accent and his avoidance of alcohol and profanity. However, certain attitudes have not changed, as with his most recent girlfriend, who's also the singer of a local rock band.Written by
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"Saturday Night Fever" was Gene Siskel's favorite movie and I doubt he was pleased with this. I read Roger Ebert's review of it and I make mostly the same points as him. The characters and dialogue are all clichéd. Everything is just too predictable. I kept waiting the whole movie to hear "Staying Alive" as that was the title of the film! They do play it at the very end so I'm give them that.
The plot is that Tony (John Travolta) tries to become a dancer in a stage play called "Satan's Alley". He's involved in a love triangle kind of like the first movie, only not entertaining. This movie is just plain boring and it wasn't even saved by that bizarre play at the end. At least, unlike "Grease 2" they got the lead actor back. Travolta certainly trained hard for this. It wasn't worth it. *1/2
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