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Staying Alive Reviews

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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As always Travolta is urban gorgeous and very charming. The rest of the film is neither.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

July 24, 2014
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

[Sylvester Stallone] pours lots of energy but little intelligence into scads of short, sweaty scenes more suited to the rhythms of cable-TV ''rock video'' than to the wide screen.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

July 24, 2014

People Magazine

It is a movie caught in a time warp: a slick MTV video that celebrates Eisenhower-era morality. For the Staying Alive audience, the problem is staying awake.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

July 24, 2014
John Ferguson
Radio Times

Not quite a career low for John Travolta -- Two of a Kind was still to come -- but one he nevertheless would probably love to forget.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

July 24, 2014


Tracking Travolta's adventures as he gets to perform on Broadway and falls in and out of love, director Stallone is in his mindless mode when it comes to characterization.

Full Review Source: Film4

February 25, 2009

TV Guide's Movie Guide

It all amounts to an embarrassing show of unrestrained, Hollywood-style egomania.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 0/4

February 25, 2009
Variety Staff
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The bottom line is that Staying Alive is nowhere as good as its 1977 predecessor, Saturday Night Fever.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 24, 2008
Chuck O'Leary

If not quite one of the worst sequels ever made, it's near the top of the list of all-time most disappointing sequels. Writer-director Stallone stupidly attempts to turn Tony Manero into a dancing Rocky.

| Original Score: 2/10

October 25, 2007
Steve Grant
Time Out
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All could be forgiven if it weren't for the soulless overall slickness.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 1/5

July 29, 2005
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 2/5

July 7, 2005
Michael Dequina

| Original Score: 1/5

December 28, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A slick, commercial cinematic jukebox, a series of self-contained song-and-dance sequences that could be cut apart and played forever on MTV -- which is probably what will happen.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

October 23, 2004
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Was this sequel really necessary? Nope.

| Original Score: 2/5

October 15, 2004
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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A sequel with no understanding of what made its predecessor work.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

August 30, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 1/5

February 20, 2004
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Saturday Night Fever through the eyes of Stallone.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 13, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 2/5

September 27, 2003
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

| Original Score: 0/5

August 21, 2003
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

So horrific are the musical sequences in this movie that you'll swear you were having nightmares directed by Satan himself.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 29/100

August 16, 2003
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