Staying Alive Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 22312

Average Rating: 2/4

# of Ratings: 36

Theatrical Release Date: 07/15/1983

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Actors: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood, Julie Bovasso, Charles Ward

Plot: Five years after Saturday Night Fever, Tony Manero is still dancing, hoping to take his talents and make it as a professional dancer on Broadway. -- Chris Kavan

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Staying Alive

lastonetoleave - wrote on 08/27/2015

Staying Alive (1983) Rocky meets Saturday Night Fever, as Sylvester Stallone directs John Travolta who reprises his role as Tony Manero. It's five years later, and Tony is no longer dancing on a disco floor…he’s now auditioning on the Broadway stage. Tony seems to have left behind his Brooklyn-old ways as he now has a steady girlfriend and has toned down the boozing lifestyle. The old Tony, though, surfaces when he dumps his girlfriend (played by Cynthia Rhodes) to sleep with the play’s lead dancer (Finola Hughes), in an attempt to get a bigger part. Stallone's handprint is all over the script (he co-wrote it), and the dialogue is so heavy-handed, I was waiting for Tony to say, "yo," at some point. The dance numbers are horrible and so is the outfit Tony wears onstage - so …

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