• 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: Drama , Musical

Production Co: Dylan Sellers Zadan, Meron Weston Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

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

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 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

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    As remakes go, Footloose is fine, serving up slightly fresher batches of cheese and corn. But why? Why? show more

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