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Uptown Saturday Night
Release Date: July 26, 1974
|Slogan||:||«They get funny when you mess with their money.»|
|Production Companies||:||Verdon Productions Limited, First Artists|
|Producers||:||Pembroke J. Herring, Melville Tucker, Mickey McCardle|
Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby team up in this hilarious misadventure as buddies Steve and Wardell, who head uptown to a swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves hit the club and steal Steve's wallet -- which happens to hold a winning lottery ticket. Poitier also directed this classic 1970s comedy, which co-stars Harry Belafonte as Godfather figure Geechie Dan Beauford and Richard Pryor.