Thank God It's Friday (1978)

Thank God It's Friday (1978)

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Disco aficionados will adore this episodic, tune-filled, glittering slice-of-life film, set in a West-Coast dance club. The movie features Disco Queen Donna Summer playing an aspiring singer who keeps trying to convince the club's emcee and deejay to let her sing.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Comedy , Musical & Performing Arts
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Runtime:
Studio:
Columbia Pictures

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Cast

Donna Summer
as Nicole Sims
Debra Winger
as Jennifer
Terri Nunn
as Jeannie
Ray Vitte
as Bobby Speed
Mark Lonow
as Dave
Marya Small
as Jackie
Hilary Beane
as Shirley
Lionel Richie
as Himself as one of the Commodores
Luce Rains
as Swinger in Phone Booth
The Commodores
as Themselves
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Critic Reviews for Thank God It's Friday

All Critics (9)

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Full Review… | April 7, 2006
AV Club
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Full Review… | February 8, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 8, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Forgettable '70s musical fluff, over produced, not that listenable.

March 6, 2008
Video-Reviewmaster.com

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Full Review… | May 11, 2006
Bullz-Eye.com

One of the few infamous disco flicks that was actually made before the death of disco, though you wouldn't know it from the sad evidence on display.

Full Review… | April 10, 2006
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Thank God It's Friday

i have such fond memories of going with a group of friends seeing this in the theater now some may call this a 'saturday night fever' knock off but i disagree the music is the same but otherwise they r both different.

Greg Wood
Greg Wood
½

Great soundtrack, terrible script. Thank God It's Friday is too dumb and not so funny, the movie try imitate anothers comedy of 70's, what don't works, just worse. Rotten.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

½

I know, generally people think that all the disco movies are trying to be like Saturday Night Fever, but this one isn't, it's just a comedy that takes place one night at a disco. This movie has a lot of really funny jokes, I especially liked the one involving Goldblum. Plus, we get a fantastic performance from Donna Summer. I really like this movie, it's fun.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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