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Footloose (1984)  link to Footloose on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1890

poster Footloose

IMDb Rating:
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6.6/10 (64116 votes)

Country: USA, 107 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Music, Romance

Director(s): Herbert Ross

Video Codec: Unknown

Classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren McCormack and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small Midwestern town, he's in for a real case of culture shock. Though he tries hard to fit in, the streetwise Ren can't quite believe he's living in a place where rock music and dancing are illegal. However, there is one small pleasure: Ariel Moore, a troubled but lovely blonde with a jealous boyfriend. And a Bible-thumping minister, who is responsible for keeping the town dance-free. Ren and his classmates want to do away with this ordinance, especially since the senior prom is around the corner, but only Ren has the courage to initiate a battle to abolish the outmoded ban and revitalize the spirit of the repressed townspeople. Fast-paced drama is filled with such now-famous hit songs as the title track and "Let's Hear It for the Boy".



photo Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon Ren
photo Lori Singer Lori Singer Ariel
photo John Lithgow John Lithgow Rev. Shaw Moore
photo Dianne Wiest Dianne Wiest Vi Moore
photo Chris Penn Chris Penn Willard

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1