Uptown Saturday Night

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Uptown Saturday Night

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Uptown Saturday Night

Release Date: July 26, 1974

Year    :   1974
Slogan    :   «They get funny when you mess with their money.»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Verdon Productions Limited, First Artists
Director    :   Sidney Poitier
Producers    :   Pembroke J. Herring, Melville Tucker, Mickey McCardle
Writers    :   Richard Wesley
RunTime    :   104 mins.
Budget    :   3000000

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.

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