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Flashdance
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Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals

Alex Owens
Michael Nouri

Michael Nouri

Nick Hurley
Lilia Skala

Lilia Skala

Hanna Long
Sunny Johnson

Sunny Johnson

Jeanie Szabo
Lee Ving

Lee Ving

Johnny C.
Ron Karabatsos

Ron Karabatsos

Jake Mawby
Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer

Katie Hurley


Written by
Thomas Hedley Jr.

Thomas Hedley Jr.

Joe Eszterhas

Joe Eszterhas

(screenplay)


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Northern Woe

7 years, 3 months ago at Feb 7 11:20
I loved the soundtrack (very retro for me.)

However, the whole film made me feel depressed. Like a classic Northern British film. I did enjoy the ending, it gave the film the lift it needed but too late.

It also makes me wonder why films like this are made. Where the entire outset is depressing and its not until the climax that you actually understand there is hope. I... read more

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4 years, 6 months ago at Nov 10 14:06
FLASHDANCE - Uma jovem (Jennifer Beals) de garra e talento não mede esforços para realizar o sonho de se tornar uma bailarina. Para tanto, durante o dia ela trabalha como operária e à noite solta seu corpo no ritmo alucinante das discotecas.

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2 years, 2 months ago at Mar 2 22:02
Flashdance I do enjoy the music is good the dancing is good, the storyline however is a little off beat. A young woman is a Steel worker by day, dirty dancer by night and her dream is to be a ballerina. Then on top of that the love story, if they kept it to the dancing, it might have been a bit better. The movie is what I call a chick flick for a sunday afternoon or a rainy day film. Non the less ... read more
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Description: whata feeling… A hit movie that became a cultural sensation, Flashdance delivers an electrifying mix of music, drama and dance that dazzles the senses as it touches the heart. Jennifer Beals stars as Alex Owens, a fiercely determined 18-year old with one all-consuming dream: to study at the Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance. Worki ... (more)
Release date: 15 April 1983
UPC: 097360145441
Romance (18), Music (15), Dancing (12), Drama (12), Musical (10), 1983 (9), 1980s (8), Dance (8), Love Story (2), Audition (1), Laundry Basket (1), Breaking A Window (1), Nightlife (1), Bicycle (1), Flashdance (1), Diner (1), AFI Top 100 Movie Songs (1), Flash Dance (1), Ballet Shoes (1), Broken Nose (1)
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An average movie

“I wasn’t sure what to expect from this flick but since it is considered a classic from the 80’s, I thought I might as well give it a try. Well, in my opinion, like other classics from this time period like ‘Footloose’ , it didn’t grow old very well, I’m afraid. I mean, I have to admit it, there was a pretty nice soundtrack but, a part from that, there is not much else to really admire in this movie. Of course, it faithfully follows the formula and remains watchable but not much more that. For Jennifer Beals, it was a star-making performance, even though her career never really took off afterwards. Somehow, it is not surprising because she has never done all those heavy dance moves and, something quite notorious, up to 3 other people were involved in the infamous audition scene ” read more

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“I love flashdance it is a cool 80s film, lot of good dancing and mucis, out of all the 80's movies this is my fav.” read more

dannyjai posted a review 2 years, 2 months ago

“Flashdance I do enjoy the music is good the dancing is good, the storyline however is a little off beat. A young woman is a Steel worker by day, dirty dancer by night and her dream is to be a ballerina. Then on top of that the love story, if they kept it to the dancing, it might have been a bit better. The movie is what I call a chick flick for a sunday afternoon or a rainy day film. Non the less if you like good dancing, and 80's music then you will like this one.” read more

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