While there are certainly well-made classic movies I find unappealing...The Graduate...I don't believe I've ever attempted to scold anyone else for enjoying them. I've certainly never advocated a movie be banned or censored. The idea of criminalizing a piece of art or entertainment, if only in peoples' minds, is one I find totally repellent.
Saturday Night Fever is not a polite movie. Or a feel-good buffet of sunny escapism. It's a frequently gritty slice-of-life character drama, stocked with complicated characters, illustrating some hard, uncomfortable truths.
It's fortunate neither "monk" nor "horse" wound up getting stabbed during that stunt. You just don't think about shit like that when you're eleven.
"What does [Dustin Hoffman] think he is, someone who PLAYS MAKE-BELIEVE for a living?!"