Footloose

Trivia: The film's soundtrack album knocked Michael Jackson's "Thriller" off the top of the U.S. album charts, where it had ranked for more than a year.

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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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Trivia: Beaumont High School is really "Payson High School" in Payson, Utah.

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Trivia: With the Principal's knowledge, 24-year-old Kevin Bacon attended the Provo Utah High School as "Ren McCormack", a transfer student from Philadelphia to get into his role. With his narrow tie and new-wave haircut, he was treated pretty much like in the film. Bacon gratefully left with the location scouts on the afternoon of the first day.

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Trivia: Frances Lee McCain plays Ethel McCormack, the mother of Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon). In real life, McCain is only fourteen years older than Bacon.

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Trivia: Dianne Wiest plays Lori Singer's mother in the movie, even though in real life she's only 9 years older than Singer.

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