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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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Craig Brewer

Writers:

Dean Pitchford (screenplay), Craig Brewer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenny Wormald ... Ren
Julianne Hough ... Ariel
Dennis Quaid ... Rev. Shaw Moore
Andie MacDowell ... Vi Moore
Miles Teller ... Willard
Ray McKinnon ... Wes Warnicker
Patrick John Flueger ... Chuck
Kim Dickens ... Lulu Warnicker
Ziah Colon ... Rusty
Ser'Darius Blain ... Woody
L. Warren Young ... Andy Beamis
Brett Rice ... Roger Dunbar
Maggie Elizabeth Jones ... Amy Warnicker (as Maggie Jones)
Mary-Charles Jones ... Sarah Warnicker
Enisha Brewster ... 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

There comes a time to cut loose See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Footloose See more »

Filming Locations:

Franklin, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,556,113, 16 October 2011

Gross USA:

$51,802,742

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,543,328
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Miles Teller had played his on-screen role of Willard Hewitt in a high school version of "Footloose: The Musical". See more »

Goofs

Ren is walking up the road two little girls jump out of a car, run to him and he picks them up. A crane shot then shows him walking into the car park holding the hand of one of the girls while the other is walking towards them holding the hand of Lulu. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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

This film is dedicated to Herbert Ross = 1927 - 2001. See more »


Soundtracks

Let's Hear It for the Boy
Written by Dean Pitchford and Tom Snow
Performed by Deniece Williams
Produced by George Duke
Additional Production & Remix by Jellybean Benítez
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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The Worst MTV movie of its kind since the Justin Bieber movie!!
27 October 2011 | by John-maynes-936-825264See all my reviews

OK so i will admit the soundtrack has some good songs, but thats not really helping the movie or me as much giving it any sympathy.

Not only did the movie ruin my time, it ruined my way of watching dance movies, the way i see young actors now, the way that i absolutely hate songs copyrighted in movies now a days, and above all the future of how i see movies today.

Watching this you sort of died inside just a lil then when your dragging yourself out of the theater you just have enough breath to walk yourself out of the Movie Theater, which is an horrendous experience i hope to never have ever again.

I'm not old, and i'm not fat, i'm the youngest critic out there today, but i have to admit no other film has ever made me this disappointed and i thought I've seen it all with the Justin bieber film.

Not even going to the after party for this premiere helped me at all of what i just saw...

I'm sorry but this is a major skip.

avoid this film.


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