• Footloose (2011)

Footloose

Release Date: October 14th, 2011

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

As a transplant from Boston, teenager Ren MacCormack (Kenny Wormald) gets a big dose of culture shock when he moves to a small Southern town called Bomont. A few years prior, a fatal accident involving five youths led local councilmen and a beloved clergyman (Dennis Quaid) to enact ordinances against loud music and dancing. Ren -- never one to toe the line -- challenges the ban, simultaneously revitalizing Bomont and falling in love with the clergyman's troubled daughter (Julianne Hough).

Cast: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell, Miles Teller, Patrick Flueger, Ziah Colon, Ray McKinnon

Director: Craig Brewer

Genres: Musical , Comedy drama

Production Co: Dylan Sellers Zadan, Meron Weston Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Father, Amusing, Growing up, 2010s, Small town, Love, Melodramatic, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Footloose won me over early, with a sequence in which the hero gets all heavy metal while restoring his badass ... VW Bug. show more

  • 90
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Brewer, who spent most of his childhood in Memphis, is one of the few contemporary filmmakers I know of who can make movies about the South without sentimentalizing it, glorifying it or looking down on it. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The new film may also serve a purpose by showcasing a dynamic and attractive new actor, Kenny Wormald but, otherwise, this is a by-the-numbers affair. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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