10/14/2011 – ‘Footloose’ Remakes an ’80s Classic

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Box Office Knock OutOctober 14, 2011
Kevin Bacon, Kenny Wormald
Kevin Bacon, Kenny Wormald

In 1984, Kevin Bacon had a few major credits to his name - including "Animal House," the original "Friday the 13th" and "Diner" - but he had never been a leading man.  That all changed when "Footloose" rocketed him to stardom and made him a household name -- not to mention the subject of his very own trivia game.

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Now, 27 years later, there's a new version of "Footloose" hitting movie screens, and the new star is even more of an unknown than Bacon was back in the day.  Can newcomer Kenny Wormald fill Kevin Bacon's Sunday shoes (before kicking them off)?  What does Bacon think of the remake?  And where will it land in the top five this weekend?  We answer all these questions in this week's episode of Box Office Knock Out.

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