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Uptown Saturday Night
Directed by:
Sidney Poitier

Released on June 16 of 1974 in the USA, "Uptown Saturday Night" is a Comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier . Sidney Poitier is starring, alongside Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor and Calvin Lockhart.

They get funny when you mess with their money.

Who directed "Uptown Saturday Night":

Uptown Saturday Night was directed by Sidney Poitier, an American actor, director, and writer.

Before Uptown Saturday Night, Sidney Poitier had directed A Warm December, released in 1973, Buck and the Preacher (1972). Since, he directed Let's Do It Again, released in 1975, A Piece of the Action (1977), Stir Crazy (1980), Hanky Panky (1982), Ghost Dad (1990).

When was "Uptown Saturday Night" released:

Uptown Saturday Night was first released on Sunday, June 16, 1974, in the United States.. This was forty-five (45) years ago.

It has been released on Saturday, November 18, 1989 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Uptown Saturday Night":

At the casting of Uptown Saturday Night we find Sidney Poitier, previously seen in A Warm December (1973) and Buck and the Preacher (1972); Bill Cosby (Hickey & Boggs (1972), Man and Boy (1972)); Harry Belafonte (Buck and the Preacher (1972), Island in the Sun (1957)) [ more... ]

  • Lee Chamberlin and Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart can all be seen in Let's Do It Again, released in 1975.
  • Sidney Poitier and Johnny Sekka also worked together in A Warm December, released in 1973.
  • Ketty Lester and Roscoe Lee Browne can both be seen in Up Tight!, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "Uptown Saturday Night":

Steve Jackson (Sidney Poitier), a blue-collar worker at a steel mill, has just begun a two-weeks-long vacation. He is convinced by his friend Wardell Franklin (Bill Cosby) to go to a party that Saturday night at Madam Zenobia's, an uptown nightclub.

While the two are at the party, the club is robbed. The masked bandits force the patrons to strip to their underwear, then steal their money and jewellery, including Steve's wallet.

The following day, Steve is at home and reading his newspaper when [...]

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