Uptown Saturday Night
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)

In this comedy, Steve Jackson (Sidney Poitier) and his cab-driving friend, Wardell Franklin (Bill Cosby), are forced to confront a group of mobsters, lead by Geechie Dan Beauford (Harry Belafonte), when a wallet containing a winning lottery… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 13, 2004
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Very dated humor with youngish Cosby and Poitier...who directs OK.

Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Great buddy chemistry between Cosby and Poitier make this a 70's classic.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...harmless enough, flimsy and almost forgettable entertainment but easy going down.

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Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

An uproarious urban comedy that's sure to cater to the crowd. Poitier and Cosby make for a riotous duo in this flipppant farce.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Valletta
Not as good as "Let's Do It Again", but has its moments.
Keith Munley
Something about Bill Cosby picking a fight makes me laugh.