Fame (1980)

R   |    |  Drama, Music, Musical

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A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.

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  • Barry Miller and Maureen Teefy in Fame (1980)
  • Fame (1980)
  • Debbie Allen and Michael DeLorenzo in Fame (1980)
  • Barry Miller and Maureen Teefy in Fame (1980)
  • Lee Curreri in Fame (1980)
  • Paul McCrane and Barry Miller in Fame (1980)

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Did You Know?


Debbie Allen commented in interviews that the role of Lydia was originally bigger in the movie, written as a star dance student always competing for roles with Irene Cara's Coco. So the role would not outshine Cara and the other young cast members, the role was then ... ...


Miss Berg: Less lip, Monroe, more sweat!
Dancer: She's just a bitch.


Reflected in various people's glasses.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Drama | Music | Musical


Release Date:

16 May 1980


English, Spanish, French, Russian

Country of Origin


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$118,160 (USA) (18 May 1980)


$21 (USA) (2 January 1981)

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