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PG| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Moving in from Chicago, newcomer Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon) is in shock when he discovers the small Midwestern town he now calls home has made dancing and rock music illegal. As he struggles to fit in, Ren faces an uphill battle to change things. With the help of his new friend, Willard Hewitt (Christopher Penn), and defiant teen Ariel Moore (Lori Singer), he might loosen up this conservative town. But Ariel's influential father, Reverend Shaw Moore (John Lithgow), stands in the way.

Cast: Kevin Bacon , Lori Singer , John Lithgow , Dianne Wiest , Christopher Penn , Sarah Jessica Parker , John Laughlin , Elizabeth Gorcey

Director: Herbert Ross

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Footloose (1984)

Release Date: February 17th, 1984|1 hr. 47 min.

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The Original 'Footloose' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

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Moviefone Staff on Feb 14th, 2014 11:00AM

Everett Thirty years ago this month, the original "Footloose" came to theaters and took the country by storm. The film was not only a commercial success -- it earned $80 million at the box office --...

Kevin Bacon Was Not Happy About Having a Double in 'Footloose'

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Moviefone Staff on Oct 14th, 2011 4:10PM

Whenever someone mentions the words 'Footloose' and Kevin Bacon in the same sentence, there's usually some reference to the fact that the star didn't actually do a lot of his own dancing. Well, if you...

The Original 'Footloose' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Oct 12th, 2011 4:40PM

The original 'Footloose' (1984) was such a huge pop culture sensation that it turned several lesser-known performers into stars -- some of whom are still famous today. Where'd the cast and crew...

Why 'Footloose' Matters (At Least to Me)

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Mike Ryan on Oct 12th, 2011 12:00PM

The original 'Footloose' was the first movie I had to see purely out of peer pressure. It was also the first "dirty" movie I ever convinced my parents to take me to see. Yes, I realize that most...

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