“Staying Alive” quotes(1983)
Plot – Tony Manero has abandoned his home over the East River in New York to go to Manhattan to look for a job as dancer. Meanwhile he gets engaged to Jackie, a dancer as well, and he works as a waiter in a restaurant. Jackie brings Tony to a show audition. The prima ballerina is the rich and capricious Laura and Tony spends with her the night, meanwhile the company rehearses the 'Satan's Alley' play.
All actors – John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood, Julie Bovasso, Charles Ward, Steve Bickford, Patrick Brady, Norma Donaldson, Jesse Doran, Joyce Hyser, Deborah Jenssenshow all
“Staying Alive” Quotes 9 quotes
“Guys like you aren't relationships, they're exercise.”
“- Laura: Don't take it personally.
- Tony Manero: I've got to. There's no one else in the room!”
“Who do you think you're dealing with, some little groupie who jumps when you call? Is that who you think I am? We met, we made it. What do you think it was? True love? And you say I used you, but what about you using me? Everybody uses everybody, don't they?”
“- Tony Manero: You know what I wanna do?
- Jackie: What?
- Tony Manero: Strut.”
“You know a woman's career as a dancer is half as long as a man's? So that means I have half as many chances of making it, right?”
“You wanna dance? You follow my rules! This is not a democracy! You know, you're not exactly the greatest dancer ever to hit Broadway!”
“- Joy: Hello, I'm Joy.
- Tony Manero: And I'm happiness!”