Uptown Saturday Night

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.

Directors: Sidney Poitier
Actors: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor, Calvin Lockhart, Rosalind Cash, Roscoe Lee Browne, Paula Kelly, Lee Chamberlin, Johnny Sekka
Countrys: USA

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
6.7 1,708 1974-07-26 104

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorSidney PoitierWriterRichard Wesley
ProducerMelville TuckerAssociate ProducerPembroke J. Herring
Original Music ComposerTom ScottDirector of PhotographyFred J. Koenekamp
EditorPembroke J. HerringProduction DesignAlfred Sweeney
Set DecorationRobert De VestelMakeup ArtistMonty Westmore
Production ManagerMickey McCardleSet DesignerWilliam Ladd Skinner

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