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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:

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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Kevin Bacon was given the script, but could not find a role he was willing to play. One particular role originally written for him was Ren's deadbeat father. However, he gave director Craig Brewer his blessing. 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

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

Connections

Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: La Ninfa de MELANCOLÍA (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Lovin'
Written by Lissie (as Elisabeth Maurus) and Angelo Petraglia
Performed by Lissie
Courtesy of Fat Possum Records and Sony Music Entertainment UK
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It did as I expected, it sucked
16 October 2011 | by scythempressSee all my reviews

Like usual, I am beaten to the review page by the wannabes that made this wretched film. The studio hacks and lackeys got here and posted rave reviews first. This was lame, not that the original was all that, but did they really have to try this? Who is this Hough girl anyway, saw her on a zits commercial and it's like, "hey all, Julianne here" like anybody that does not watch one reality flick would know her. I promise this crap movie will not help, it is a stinker. Is it as good as the last? No where near. It is pretty much the same, Quaid turns in a good performance, as usual, but I wish he had turned this down. The rest of them, mediocre at best. Is Hollywood out of ideas? Is writing new material that hard? I think the remake era is over, please come up with something new and use real stars, not reality hacks who have long since been over their fifteen minutes.


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