Footloose: Living or Dead?

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1984 American musical-drama film


Released 1984 (38 years, 10 months ago)

Director Herbert Ross
Duration 107 minutes
Genre romance film, musical film, drama film, teen film and coming-of-age story
Composer Kenny Loggins
Production company Paramount Pictures
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Dean Pitchford
Producer Lewis J. Rachmil and Craig Zadan

About Footloose

In 1984, the world was introduced to a small town where dancing was outlawed and a young rebel named Ren McCormack was determined to change that. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, was a box office hit and a cultural phenomenon. The film starred Kevin Bacon as Ren, a city boy who moves to the conservative town of Bomont, where dancing and rock music are banned. Bacon's performance was praised by critics, who noted his impressive dance skills and natural charisma.

The film's soundtrack, featuring hits like "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins and "Let's Hear It for the Boy" by Deniece Williams, became a chart-topping success and helped to define the sound of the 1980s. The soundtrack was produced by legendary music producer Quincy Jones, who also contributed to the film's score.

Footloose was not without controversy, however. Some critics accused the film of promoting a rebellious attitude and undermining traditional values. Despite this, the film's message of individuality and self-expression resonated with audiences and helped to make it a classic of the era.

Today, Footloose remains a beloved film and a touchstone of 1980s pop culture. Its influence can be seen in everything from music videos to Broadway musicals. The film's legacy is a testament to the power of dance, music, and the human spirit.


- Ebert, R. (1984, February 17). Footloose.

- Maslin, J. (1984, February 17). Film: 'Footloose,' a Dance Against Authority. The New York Times.

- Footloose. (n.d.). IMDb.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


79 years, 2 months, 24 days


40 years, 3 months, 26 days

Born first

28 July 1944

Died first

24 January 2006

Born last

10 October 1965

Died last

24 January 2006

Information in the About section is derived from the use of Generative Pre-trained Transformer technology and may contain errors.