Skatetown, U.S.A.

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"The Rock and Roller Disco Movie of the Year!"
  • PG
  • 1979
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 4.8  (672)

Skatetown, U.S.A. is a 1979 teen comedy film directed by William A. Levey. The storyline of the movie is based in a roller disco situated in Los Angeles, where all the young hipsters, disco enthusiasts, and skaters gather to have fun and strut their stuff. The film stars several notable actors of the era, including Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, Ron Palillo, and Maureen McCormick, among others. In this movie, Scott Baio plays Ritchie, a charming teenager who is a master of the roller disco. He is a star attraction of the skates and also has an eye for the beautiful skater, Susie (played by McCormick).

At the same time, Flip Wilson plays the DJ, who is an eccentric character with an array of strange personalities. He keeps the music going, the laughs coming, and the good times rolling. Ron Palillo of "Welcome Back, Kotter" fame plays Stanley, a shy teenager who works as a waiter at the roller disco. He is fascinated by the world of the skaters and longs to join them.

The movie is filled with a lot of colorful characters, including cowboy skaters, beach bunnies, and disco queens, who all come together to showcase their talents and dance moves. The skaters are shown competing to be the best skater in the game and win a prize.

As the movie progresses, Ritchie and Susie become close, and their romance starts to blossom, but they soon realize that they are not the only ones interested in winning the competition. Other skaters are also eager to take the top prize home, and the competition becomes intense.

As the contest nears its end, a rival skater, played by Patrick Swayze, arrives on the scene. He is a skilled skater who has his sights set on winning the competition. The competition reaches a fever pitch, with all the skaters going all out to impress the judges and emerge as the winner.

Overall, Skatetown, U.S.A. is a lighthearted and entertaining movie that captures the essence of the disco era. The movie has an upbeat musical score that perfectly complements the fun and carefree atmosphere of the roller disco. The film's pacing is swift, and the performances are engaging, making it a perfect choice for anyone who enjoys a good old-fashioned disco movie.

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    1 hr 38 min
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    4.8  (672)