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Footloose Reviews

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February 17, 2016
"Footloose" turns out to be a sort of Boy Scout version of "Flashdance," a carefully toned-down, overly respectable piece of schmaltz ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 10, 2011
For such an iconic dance movie, Footloose is an odd bird of a movie with surprisingly little dancing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 8, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 23, 2004
Footloose is a seriously confused movie that tries to do three things, and does all of them badly.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
June 23, 2003
One could take it as a quaint little throwback, if the movie weren't so tedious.
Read More | Original Score: 56/100
November 19, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
February 5, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 23, 2002
Sadly, sadly dated.
| Original Score: 3/5
October 17, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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
May 23, 2013
It's watchable only because the energetic cast does wonders with the banal story.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 27, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 17, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
October 19, 2016
Kevin Bacon moves like a machete chopping through the jungle.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 6, 2003
A '50s B-movie very awkwardly translated to the '80s.
| Original Score: 2/5
October 8, 2002
Listless.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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January 26, 2006
A cynical and manipulative exercise with little feel for the teen culture it purports to celebrate.
January 2, 2011
A dated rebellion tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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