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Year
1977
Runtime
118 min.
Director
John Badham
Genres
Drama, Music
Rating *
6.8
Votes *
44,677
Checks
21,716
Favs
455
Dislikes
174
Favs/checks
2.1% (1:48)
Favs/dislikes
3:1
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  1. lucynevin's avatar

    lucynevin

    I thought this was a fun, happy dance flick..I was wrong. 9 years 4 months ago
  2. Sviggolo's avatar

    Sviggolo

    One of the best american social realist dramas of the seventies. I thought it was going to be a dance flick, but it isn't. Well, it got a few dance scenes in it, but it's all for the benefit of the story, and it's more like a backdrop for the characters and their problems. I don't like disco music in particular, but here it works very well. One of Travolta's finest performances both as an actor and dancer. 10 years 10 months ago
  3. WithACamera's avatar

    WithACamera

    I was drawn to this movie by Roger Ebert's Great Movies list. Like other commenters, I was expecting something else. spoiler Saturday Night Fever mercilessly portrays 70’s hypermasculine culture, but in a way in which the male characters act with impunity. While having some interesting things to say about class, racism and cycles of violence, I was most struck by the misogyny in this film. 1 year 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #71 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  2. This movie ranks #77 in BFI's 100 Film Musicals
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  3. This movie ranks #187 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
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  4. This movie ranks #242 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  5. This movie ranks #566 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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    566
  6. This movie ranks #621 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #650 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  8. This movie ranks #674 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
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  9. This movie ranks #745 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  10. This movie ranks #780 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  11. This movie ranks #801 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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    801
  12. This movie ranks #810 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  13. This movie ranks #835 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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