Saturday Night Fever (1977), starring John Travolta (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Saturday Night Fever, starring John Travolta; No. 12 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

New York movies: Saturday Night Fever (1977)

It was the movie that took a New York nightclub subculture and turned it into a phenomenon, one Bee Gees song at a time. But this disco melodrama is really about the dream of breaking out of the outer boroughs, with Travolta’s well-coiffed, white-suited Bay Ridge mook standing in for every talented, stifled Brooklyn kid trying to stay alive.—David Fear

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