May 6, 2020
John Travolta is far better than any previous exposure would indicate; his Tony Manero is suitably tough and punkish, but there is also a warmth and vulnerability that make him very appealing.
Jul 30, 2019
Leaving aside any social commentary that the film does not address, this Saturday night is not safe from reproducing well-known cliches. Despite its silly and happy ending, it leaves us with a frustrated and broken aftertaste. [Full Review in Spanish]
Jan 8, 2018
Most details of character and setting, finally, are reduced to simplistic icons, mingling with such over-emphasised bric-a-brac as posters of Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Rocky and Al Pacino.
May 6, 2017
Not many movies are genuine cultural phenomena, and John Badham's Saturday Night Fever is without doubt one of the most memorable.
Nov 9, 2016
Contemptuous of the community it phonily purports to depict.
Dec 21, 2015
Saturday Night Fever assaults you with a flagrantly foul-mouthed script and coarse viewpoint.
Sep 24, 2015
This is one tough picture - bristling and raw, with an aggression more attuned to angry-young-man British kitchen sink dramas than Hollywood's quickie music-fad cash-ins.
Apr 7, 2015
Saturday Night Fever is wonderfully honest and completely accurate when it comes to depicting that stagnant environment that keeps young people like Tony pinned down.
May 10, 2009
Saturday Night Fever's heart is actually in the right place. It's ears, though? That's another story.
May 7, 2009
Today, it's like a kind of '70s jukebox that hasn't quite aged that well.
Mar 5, 2009
Travolta's characterization, given the script and directorial demands, is okay. It will please the already-committed; but it won't win him any new fans.
Sep 22, 2007
Nov 29, 2006
John Badham's film (his best to date), a zeitgeist picture that captures the disco subculture of the 1970s like no other work, features a star-making performance from John Travolta who dominates every frame.