Footloose Reviews

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com
November 5, 2002
The goofy breakdancing session at the senior prom that closes Footloose is a poor substitute for either the wildly pleasurable spectacles of past Hollywood musicals or the exaggerated pathos of a great teen film like Rebel Without a Cause.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
October 23, 2002
Sadly, sadly dated.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
October 8, 2002
Listless.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 23, 2002
primarily remembered as the "dance movie" that made Kevin Bacon a star, but it's a good deal savvier than it seems on the surface.
Oz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
After a while you kind of go, 'Y'know, this isn't actually all that bad.'
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
For sheer, silly fantasy, Footloose can't be beat.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat
February 5, 2008
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 8, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
February 17, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 23, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Andy Klein
New Times
May 29, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 27, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas CityLife
November 19, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Jurgen Fauth
About.com
October 16, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)
October 18, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Betsy Sherman
Boston Phoenix
October 15, 2011
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