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Flashdance Movie

80s Film Summary for Flashdance

Summary

All she wanted to do was dance in this 80s movie. A young woman who works two jobs follows her dreams of becoming a dancer.

Flashdance DVD

Plot

Flashdance is an 80s musical about a young woman named Alex Owens (played by Jennifer Beals) who worked two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer.

Alex’s real goal is that of becoming a ballet dancer. When she meets her boss and boyfriend Nick (Michael Nouri), he supports her and gets her an audition with a ballet school in the movie Flashdance.

Cast

Alex Owens - Jennifer Beals
Nick Hurley - Michael Nouri
Hanna Long - Lilia Skala
Jeanie Szabo - Sunny Johnson
Richie - Kyle T Heffner
Johnny C. - Lee Ving
Jake Mawby - Ron Karabatsos
Katie Hurley - Belinda Bauer
Cecil - Malcolm Danare
Frank Szabo- Phillip Bruns
Rosemary Szabo - Micole Mercurio
Secretary - Lucy Lee Flippin
Pete - Don Brockett
Tina Tech - Cynthia Rhodes
Heels - Durga McBroom

Trivia

The soundtrack to the movie Flashdance that featured the song What a Feeling by Irene Cara sold over 700,000 in its first two weeks of release.

Actress Demi Moore almost got the part of Alex Owens in Flashdance.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Flashdance was released to theatres on 04/15/1983 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $90,463,574 at the box office in the US on a budget of $7,000,000 .

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