Every once and a while a movie rises to a level where it becomes iconic.
Footloose was released February 17th, 1984 on a budget of $8 million. The movie generated $80 million in the box office, becoming a career defining role for Kevin Bacon.
— Kevin Bacon (@kevinbacon) February 18, 2020
Screen Rant ranked the Footloose movie soundtrack #6 on a list of: “10 Movie Soundtrack that are more popular than the movie.”
Fun fact: Both Tom Cruise and Rob Lowe were top choices to play the lead role before Kevin Bacon.