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Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

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Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier
Steve Jackson
Bill Cosby Bill Cosby
Wardell Franklin
Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte
Geechie Dan Beauford
Flip Wilson Flip Wilson
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Uptown Saturday Night

2 years, 2 months ago at Apr 23 1:30
Sidney Poitier’s third film as a director, Uptown Saturday Night, is a delightful, rowdy minor work. His work as a director is still a bit too stuffy and heavy-handed for what is essentially a situation comedy blown to feature-length, but it’s still enjoyable. He counterbalances this stiff direction with a performance that is fleet-footed and refreshingly loose threatening to lose his control ... read more
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Steve Jackson and Wardell Franklin sneak out of their houses to visit Madame Zenobia's: a high-class but illegal nightclub. During their visit, however, the place is robbed and they are forced to hand over their wallets. Steve's wallet turns out to have contained a winning lottery ticket, and together they must recover their stolen property.
Release date: 26 July 1974
UPC: 085392889020
Tags: Action (2), Comedy (2), Crime (2), 1974 (2), 1970s (1), Nightclub (1), Technicolor (1), Bill Cosby (1), Lottery Ticket (1), Sidney Poitier (1), Harry Belafonte (1), Flip Wilson (1)
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Uptown Saturday Night

“Sidney Poitier’s third film as a director, Uptown Saturday Night, is a delightful, rowdy minor work. His work as a director is still a bit too stuffy and heavy-handed for what is essentially a situation comedy blown to feature-length, but it’s still enjoyable. He counterbalances this stiff direction with a performance that is fleet-footed and refreshingly loose threatening to lose his control as the failures pile up.   Uptown Saturday Night follows Poitier’s factory worker and best friend (Bill Cosby) sneak away to underground gambling club where they get robbed and lose a winning lottery ticket. The rest of the plot involves their various setbacks and adventures in trying to get $50,000 ticket back, including Harry Belafonte’s raspy-voiced parody of Vito Corleone and Richard P” read more

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"$15,075,000 ($13,400,000 to $16,750,000) - Warner Bros. Budget: $3 million "


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