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What is the story behind the movie Footloose?

What is the story behind the movie Footloose?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Footloose is a 1984 American musical drama film directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon), a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town, where he attempts to overturn the ban on dancing instituted by the efforts of a local minister (John Lithgow).

When did the movie Footloose come out on Dancing with the Stars?

Release and promotion. Footloose was promoted on the October 11, 2011, episode of Dancing with the Stars. The episode featured film stars Kenny Wormald and Julianne Hough—a former champion on the show—dancing to the songs ” Holding Out for a Hero ” and ” Footloose ” from the film’s soundtrack with Blake Shelton performing the song live.

How much did Footloose make at the box office?

Footloose opened in 3,549 theaters taking in $15.5 million and placing number two, behind Real Steel ($16.2 million) in its opening weekend. Exit polls indicated that the film appealed to 75 percent of females and 28 percent of the teen market. About 60 percent of the audience were over age 25 and 46 percent over age 35.

How many stunt doubles did Kevin Bacon have in Footloose?

For his dance scene in the warehouse, Bacon said he had four stunt doubles: “I had a stunt double, a dance double [Peter Tramm] and two gymnastics doubles.” Principal photography took place from May 9, 1983 to January 1984. Footloose is loosely based on the town of Elmore City, Oklahoma.

What is footfootloose sports?

Footloose Sports is the premier outdoor gear shop and ski shop in Mammoth Lakes. We have everything you’ll need for your ski trip to Mammoth Mountain, your backcountry ski tour, your mountain biking trip, your day hike, or any combination of Eastern Sierra activities.

How did the Corvette become so popular?

Through succeeding years, the Corvette evolved from showcase car to a performance machine that typified the American lifestyle – fast, young and sexy. And though from time to time other American carmakers attempted products to vie with Corvette, none could truly compare, and none survive today.

How does the new Corvette protect against corrosion?

As a major anti-corrosion effort, the new Corvette features extensive use of aluminum alloys, magnesium and stainless steel. Underbody steel brackets, clamps, clips, braces and retainers are coated or painted to withstand a severe salt spray durability standard. And the steel underbody members receive a special protective coating.