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SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER <span>(1977)</span> artwork

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 114

Release dates 24/09/2013, 07/10/2002, 16/09/2002

BBFCInsight very strong language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) John Badham

Cast includes John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape, Bruce Ornstein

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

BBFCinsight publication date 15/08/2007

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is a US drama in which a young man trains to win a disco dancing competition.

Language

There are multiple uses of very strong language ('c**t'). There are also multiple uses of strong language ('f**k'). Other bad language includes 'cock', 'prick', 'snatch', 'pussy', 'bitch', 'jerk-off', 'shit', 'asshole', 'screw', 'piss', 'balling', 'Jesus Christ' and 'bullshit'.

Other issues include some drug misuse as people takes unidentified pills while at a club.

There is some sexualised breast nudity as a woman does a striptease dance. Strong sex includes a man, with bare buttocks exposed, thrusting on top of a woman in a car and there are numerous strong verbal sex references.

In an undetailed sexual assault a woman cries as men take it in turns to have sex with her after agreeing to sleep with only one of them.

There is some moderate violence as men punch each other.

There are also some uses of discriminatory language, both racist and homophobic.

Details

Title
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
Also known as
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER ('A' VERSION),SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977 VERSION - US R RATED VERSION),SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER 'A' VERSION
Year
1977
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Paramount Pictures UK,Paramount Home Entertainment (UK),CIC Video,Cinema International Corp. UK,Paramount Pictures c/o Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd.
Classified date(s)
19/11/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF023094

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