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Footloose (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 14 October 2011 (USA)
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City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

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Chuck
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Lulu Warnicker
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Andy Beamis
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Roger Dunbar
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Amy Warnicker (as Maggie Jones)
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Sarah Warnicker
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Etta
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Storyline

Being a teenager is tough, and no one knows this better than Ren McCormack, a city kid with a strong feeling for music. Ren's life changes when he moves to a small town where rock-n-roll and dancing are criminal activities. When Ren falls in love with the reverend's daughter, Ariel Moore, the music pauses and Ren needs to shape up or make dancing a legal activity once again. Written by Olivia Meadows

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There comes a time to cut loose See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some teen drug and alcohol use, sexual content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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14 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Footloose - A Música Está do Teu Lado  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€45,901 (Netherlands) (16 October 2011)

Gross:

$51,802,742 (USA)
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Trivia

In the film, Ariel takes her shirt off to start the bus derby. This is how, in the original script to the original Footloose (1984), she was supposed to start the tractor race. See more »

Goofs

When Ren leaves the principal's office he gets in his VW beetle and drives off in a temper. There is no boot lid/engine cover on the car at that point but when he pulls into the warehouse seconds later, there is a boot lid complete with number plate. See more »

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Rev. Shaw Moore: *He* is testing us. Our Lord is testing us. Especially now, when we are consumed with despair. When we are asking our God why this had to happen. No parent should ever have to know the horror of burying their own child. And yet, five of Bomont's brightest have lost their lives. Among them, my only son... my boy, Bobby. We have other children to raise here in Bomont. And one day, they will no longer be in our embrace and in our care. They will belong to the world. A world filled ...
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are in the same font/typeface as those for the original Footloose (1984), albeit a different color. See more »

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Referenced in Talking Dead: Do Not Disturb (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing in Dee's Sheets
Written by Dean Pitchford, Bill Wolfer, Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Rachel Rickert, Julian Davis (as Julian Michael Davis), and Alana Da Fonseca
Performed by Rae featuring Chris Classic (as Classic) and Alana Da Fonseca (as Alana D)
Produced by Ali Dee (as Ali "Dee" Theodore) and Jason Gleed
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How Did It Get This High Of A Rating???
3 February 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie sucked big time! They remixed all of the songs from the original for no reason and it sucked so bad! I almost wanted to throw up after seeing it. The dancing is just so embarrassing and it basically craps all over the original. I'm so appalled that this movie has a rating higher than a one. It sucks so bad it should of been rated the worst remake in the history of remakes! I would much rather see somebody suffering a horrible death than ever watch this film again. I feel embarrassed to be called a human being because this film shows how stupid we all are! We let this happen and now there's no hope. If aliens come down from space and see this movie they will probably look at us as if we are the dumbest living thing on the planet! This movie is the reason an apocalypse should happen! Overall the film sucks so bad I rated it a -1,000,000,000,000 out of 10 because it is the absolute worst movie ever made!


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