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Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night
Uptown Saturday Night
Uptown Saturday Night
  • PG
  • 1h 44m
  • 1974
Fresh67%
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Academy Award winner Sidney Poitier directs and stars with some of the funniest comic actors ever in this hilarious adventure about a couple of guys who sneak away from their wives for a little fun but get in way over their heads Uptown Saturday Night. When Steve (Poitier) and Wardell (Bill Cosby) drop by Madame Zenobia's underground after-hours nightclub for a little fun, the place is robbed. Wardell loses his craps winnings, but Steve loses a lottery ticket--that turns out to be the winning number. Now, two regular guys take on the head of the local criminal underworld (Harry Belafonte), a swindler congressman (Roscoe Lee Brown) and a dishonest private investigator (Richard Pryor) in a madcap quest to recover the winning ticket.
© 1974 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh67%
Reviews
Video-Reviewmaster.com
Steve Crum
Fresh

Very dated humor with youngish Cosby and Poitier...who directs OK.

June 21, 2017
EmanuelLevy.Com
Emanuel Levy
Rotten

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Action, Drama
  • Release Date:July 26, 1974
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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