Updated remake of the 1984 Kevin Bacon musical, directed and written by Craig Brewer (Black Snake Moan). City boy Ren McCormack (dancer and newcomer Kenny Wormald) moves to the small southern town of Bomont and suffers serious culture shock. In Bomont, thanks to an uptight Reverend (Dennis Quaid, Frequency), dancing and rock music have been banned. Ren rallies the town's teens, including the Reverend's daughter (Julianne Hough, Burlesque), and rebels against the status quo.
Footloose (2011) [DVD] Energetic remake of the 1980s fave follows big-city boy--and avid dancing fan--Ren McCormack (Kenny Wormald) to the small town of Bomont, Ga., where a ban on moving to the music puts him at odds with the stoic, straight-laced Reverend Moore (Dennis Quaid). Their conflict is kicked up a notch when Ren falls for the preacher's beautiful and rebellious daughter (Julianne Hough). With Andie MacDowell, Miles Teller, Ray McKinnon, Kim Dickens. 113 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; deleted scenes; music video; bonus UltraViolet digital copy.
Footloose (1984) on Blu-Ray & DVD
Footloose (Deluxe Edition) (1984) [Blu-ray] A high-stepping Chicago kid (Kevin Bacon) moves to a small Midwest town where dancing has been banned and goes up against a music-hating preacher (John Lithgow) while falling for the clergyman's pretty daughter (Lori Singer). Toe-tapping hit also stars Chris Penn, Sarah Jessica Parker; music by Kenny Loggins, Bonnie Tyler, and others. 107 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 6.1 Master Audio, French Dolby Digital stereo Surround, Portuguese Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Portuguese, Spanish; featurettes; interview; bonus footage; more. Footloose (Deluxe Edition) (1984) [DVD]
2011 has been another great year for teen movies but there can be only one winner when it comes to choosing the "Best Teen Movie of 2011". This year the honor goes to "Footloose". In a time when very few remakes succeed "Footloose" has become the surprise exception. Yes, some tried to brush it off as "just another remake" but the film proved everybody wrong because it was so much more than that! Check out our “Footloose - In A Nutshell - Video Review” to find out why “Footloose” is the “Best Teen Movie Of 2011” :