Footloose is an instrumental part of the 80s pop culture. It still continues to affect the lives of people today. This musical drama film is about the life of teenager Ren McCormack. He moves in with his aunt and uncle in the small Southwestern Town of Bromont.
He is shocked to realize the town has banned dancing and rock music in the town. The kids if his school has no idea about pop culture and there is no Prom. The movie progresses as Ren fights the system to abolish the no-dancing rule. He comes into contact with several like-minded people and spread his movement.
Will he save the town from their boring lives or will he have to succumb to their ancient ways. Fair Warning, there are several spoilers about the movie ahead. Read at your own discretion.
Meet the Cast
First, we have American Actor Kevin Bacon in the role of Ren McCormack. Then we have American Actress and Musician Lori Singer in the role of Ariel Moore. Up next we have Academy Award-winning American Actress Dianne Wiest in the role of Vi Moore, Ariel’s Mother in movie Footloose
Then we have American Actor Jon Lithgow in the role of Rev. Shaw Moore, Ariel’s Father. Up next we have American Actor Chris Penn in the role of Willard Hewitt. Then we have Golden Globe Award-winning American Actress and TV Producer Sarah Jessica Parker in the role of Rusty.
Up next we have American actress Frances Lee McCain in the role of Ethel McCormack Ren’s Aunt and finally we have American Actor Jim Youngs in the role of Chuck Cranston Ariel’s Boyfriend.
Where to Watch the Movie: Footloose
The shows international fans need not fret as several popular streaming services have this particular TV Show. Even if you are not comfortable with the Default language, several voice-over & subtitle options must be available based on your geographical location. You can stream the movie on Netflix. Furthermore, you can rent the movie for a fee on either iTunes or Google Play. Unfortunately, there are no other platforms that offer the show to stream.
Furthermore, the movie Footloose has an IMDB rating of 6.6/10 and a rotten tomatoes rating of 52%. The movie premiered on the 17th of February, 1984, and has a run time of 107 minutes or 1h 47m. The movie is rated PG. A remake of the movie came out in the year 2011. The remake had an IMDB rating of 5.8/10 and a rotten tomatoes rating of 68%. This movie had a run time of 113 minutes or 1h 53m.
Where Was the Movie Footloose Filmed?
The movie was filmed in various locations in and around Utah County, Utah. It is the second-most populous county in the state of Utah. The fictional town of Bomont is actually the City of Payson, Arizona. The Bomont Highschool is the Payson High School on the South Main Street in the city.
Ren’s house is at the intersection of East 100 North at North 500 East, City of Provo. The scene where movie protagonist Ren is seen dancing away his worries was in front of an Industrial Site along US Route 89 Lindon.