Footloose (2011) parents guide

Footloose (2011)

Overall C-

Following in the footsteps of the 1984 movie of the same name, this updated adaptation introduces a rebellious Ren McCormack (Kenny Wormald) who stirs things up when he moves into a small town that bans dancing.

Violence B-
Sexual Content C
Profanity C-
Substance Use D

Why is Footloose (2011) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Footloose (2011) PG-13 for some teen drug and alcohol use, sexual content, violence and language.

Run Time: 120 minutes

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Why is Footloose (2011) rated PG-13? Footloose (2011) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some teen drug and alcohol use, sexual content, violence and language.

Violence: Characters engage in dangerous stunts including racing buses, standing on the train tracks and driving after drinking. Teens are involved in fistfights, including one where a crowbar is used as a weapon. A girl hits a truck with a crowbar. A man pushes a girl to the ground and beats her. A father slaps his daughter. A character is hit in the head with a beer bottle. Car windows are broken during a fight.

Sexual Content: Characters perform suggestive dance moves. A girl engages in passionate kissing and intimate activities after being dared by her partner. Characters discuss their sexual relations. Teens kiss. Females wear revealing and scanty clothing. Male teens make several offensive comments about females.

Language: The script contains several crude expressions for sex, vulgar anatomical language, frequent scatological slang, and profanities. Terms of Deity, as well as sexual innuendo, are used along with brief racial comments and sexual slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Teens drink frequently at parties and at home. Teens are killed in an accident where alcohol is supposedly involved. Underage characters fake their way into a bar. A teen carries alcohol in his car and drinks some when he is upset. A character is set up to look like a drug seller. Young adults use illegal drugs and then drive under the influence. A character talks about getting high everyday. Adults talk about putting bourbon in a baked dish.

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Footloose (2011)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not recommended For Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Footloose (2011)"

Cast and Crew

Footloose (2011) is directed by Craig Brewer and stars Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Footloose (2011) movie is March 6, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Footloose (2011)

Release Date: 6 March 2012

Footloose releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy). The package includes:

- Commentary by Craig Brewer

- Three behind-the-scenes featurettes: Jump Back: Re-Imagining Footloose, Everybody Cut: The Stars of Footloose and Dancing with the Footloose Stars

- Deleted scenes with optional commentary by Craig Brewer

- Three music videos

- Footloose Rap

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This movie is a remake of the 1984 Footloose. Teens and young adults also rebel against the status quo in Hairspray, Rent and High School Musical.