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Showtime (1979)  link to Showtime on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1963

poster Showtime

IMDb Rating:
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7.9/10 (24646 votes)

Country: USA, 123 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Music, Musical

Director(s): Bob Fosse

Video Codec: Unknown

Joe Gideon is a Broadway director, choreographer and filmmaker, he in the process of casting the chorus and staging the dance numbers for his latest Broadway show, starring his ex-wife Audrey Paris in what is largely a vanity project for her in playing a role several years younger than her real age, and editing a film he directed on the life of stand-up comic Davis Newman. Joe's professional and personal lives are intertwined, he a chronic philanderer, having slept with and had relationships with a series of dancers in his shows, Victoria Porter, who he hired for the current show despite she not being the best dancer, in the former category, and Kate Jagger, his current girlfriend, in the latter category. That philandering has led to relationship problems, with Audrey during their marriage, and potentially now with Kate who wants a committed relationship with Joe largely in not wanting the alternative of entering the dating world again. Joe also lives a hard and fast life, he chain ...



photo Roy Scheider Roy Scheider Joe Gideon
photo Jessica Lange Jessica Lange Angelique
photo Leland Palmer Leland Palmer Audrey Paris
photo Ann Reinking Ann Reinking Kate Jagger
photo Cliff Gorman Cliff Gorman Davis Newman

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1