Footloose
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Mr. Gurntz: He was trying to teach that book down at the school.
Mrs. Allyson: Slaughterhouse-Five, isn't that an awful name?
Ren: Yeah it's a great book... Slaughterhouse-Five, it's a classic.
Mr. Gurntz: Do you read much?
Mrs. Allyson: Maybe in another town, it's a classic.
Ren: In any town.
Mr. Gurntz: Tom Sawyer is a classic.

Coach Roger Dunbar: Doesn't take much time for corruption to take root, Reverend.
Reverend Shaw Moore: And how long is that, Roger? About as long as it takes compassion to die?

Ren: What are you doing here?
Ariel: Watching.
Ren: I thought I was alone.
Ariel: Not in this town. There's eyes everywhere.

Ariel: How come you don't like me?
Ren: What makes you think that I don't like you?
Ariel: You never talk to me at school. You never look at me.
Ren: Yeah, well maybe that's because if I did, your boyfriend would remove my lungs with a spoon.

Willard: You won't get any dancing here, it's illegal.
Ren: Jump back.

Rusty: What is wrong about getting a little psyched over Ren? He's cute! He's from out of town, and don't tell me that doesn't curl your toes, Ariel, I know you too well. You want out of here so bad you probably memorize bus schedules.

Ren: You like Men at Work?
Willard: Which man?
Ren: Men at Work.
Willard: Well where do they work?
Ren: No, they don't, they're a music group.
Willard: Well what do they call themselves?
Ren: Oh no! What about the Police?
Willard: What about 'em?
Ren: You ever heard them?
Willard: No, but I seen them.
Ren: Where, in concert?
Willard: No, behind you.

Willard: People think she's a hellraiser.
Ren: Is she?
Willard: I think she's been kissed a lot.

Ethel: You gonna wear that tie?
Ren: Yeah.
Ethel: I think you might want to dress down for now.
Ren: Why? I like the tie.
Ethel: September, when you go to college, you can dress like David Bowie. Come on, let's go.

Chuck: Shit, I thought only pansies wore neckties.
Ren: See that? I thought only assholes used the word "pansy."
Ariel: Woo, he gotcha on that one, Chas.
Chuck: Shut UP! Son of a bitch is gonna pay for that.

Willard: Hey, I came with this girl.
Fat Cowboy: Well it doesn't look like you're leaving with her.
Willard: Hey, I guess you didn't hear me the first time.
Rusty: Willard, no fights, you don't even know this guy.
Fat Cowboy: Why don't you just flake off, huh?

Reverend Shaw Moore: I think it's Heyden, a chamber piece.
Ariel: And that kind of music's okay?
Reverend Shaw Moore: It's uplifting. It doesn't confuse people's minds and bodies.

Andy Beamis: You're the last folks I expected to see around here tonight.
Reverend Shaw Moore: Hi Andy.
Vi Moore: Hi Andy.
Andy Beamis: Reverend, you done a good thing here.
Reverend Shaw Moore: Well, I'm still not sure it was the right thing.
Andy Beamis: Comes close.

Ren: Up on the roof, oh yeah. 100 proof, oh yeah. I'm feelin' fine, oh yeah. Drink cherry wine, oh yeah.

Continuity mistake: As Ren is dancing after the confrontation with his uncle we can see him dancing through the factory. He then does some gymnastics on a bar on the loft. If you look you can see that he is wearing gymnastics grips on his hands. Yet he did not have them on in the shot before, or in the shot afterwards.

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Trivia: In the scene where Rev. Shaw shows Ren a picture of his deceased son Bobby, John Lithgow actually showed a picture of his real son.

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Question: When Ren is driving with his friends at night, he is told about the circumstances behind the death of Ariel's brother. It was quite clear that it was driving while under the influence of alcohol that was responsible for his death so why blame it on playing loud music?

Answer: The belief was that rock and roll was the root cause of the accident. The adults who supported the ban believed that rock and roll influenced the teens to do things they wouldn't normally do, such as drinking and driving.

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Answer: One of the kids answers the question during the conversation by saying something along the lines of there's three things involved, and the adults didn't wanna get rid of two of 'em, which left dancing/music.

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