ProlificDirector Herbert Ross of ‘Play It Again, Sam’ fame directed ‘Footloose,’ the 1984A romance-drama-come-of age mashup with rebellious spirit. TheNarrative chronicles the daily life of a city teenager RenAs he descends on a puritanical scene in a small town where dancing and rock music are prohibited, he tries to cure his youth of the curse that is alcohol.
TheThe township of is the basis for the narrative. Elmore City, OklahomaIn an effort to curb alcohol addiction in the city, the community had prohibited dancing. TheFilm in the small town BomontThe story is told in a small town atmosphere that seems disconnected from the rest of the world. RenA dazzling makeover. FansIt might surprise you to find out that Bomont isn’t a real town; it is completely fictional. Now, to the question of where the movie was actually filmed, here’s what we know.
Footloose Filming Locations
‘Footloose’ was filmed entirely in UtahParticularly in Utah County. PrincipalPhotographic events took place between May9, 1983 January 1984. Ric Waite of ‘Cobra’ and ‘Red Dawn’ fame joined the team as the cinematographer. AtGleichzeitig, Ron Hobbs, the art director of ‘The Deer Hunter’ and ‘Legal Eagles,’ came on board as the production designer.
The modern-day UtahGovernment offers a 20-25 percent tax credit for qualified applicants UtahProductions expenditures OtherOther than the logistical benefits, there are also other incentives for state filming. UtahYou can film in a variety of landscapes: deserts, salt marshes to mountains, canyons. LetWe will now direct you to the locations where the movie is shot.
Utah County, Utah
AlmostAll of the movie was shot in Utah CountyThis is Utah. InCast and crew visited the tranquil township of Pleasanton during their sprawling filming trip. Payson. TheyThey sought refuge in the Payson High SchoolAt 1050 South Main StreetIn PaysonSome sequences were filmed on the premises. TheAlso, a car chase sequence was filmed in Payson, at 12000 South. TheThe movie features a gas station. Payson, at 710 S UT-198. TheOpening scenes were also filmed in Payson, at West 400 North. Sudsie’s Car WashIt was once located in West Utah Avenue & North 100 West, has been demolished.
OtherScenes were filmed in the local community American Fork, in north central Utah County. TheThe foot of this beautiful city is Mount TimpanogosIn the Wasatch RangeThirty-two miles southeast of Salt Lake City. TheProduction unit also lensed scenes at around 135 East Main StreetIn the city. TheLocation, which was used for the Reverend’s house in the movie, has been demolished. WhileThe crew left the city and headed to the American Fork Community Presbyterian ChurchLocated at 75, is a nineteenth-century Church. North 100 EastIn American Fork.
FilmingAlso, in Vineyard, UtahThe crew filmed in a WWII-era steel plant. Vineyard. AfterA restless service December1944 to November2001, Geneva SteelMill has been closed. TheA production team also visited the town of ProvoThe city is known for its large fruit orchards, gardens, trees, and other attractions. TheUnit filmed scenes back then in what was called the Hi-Spot drive-inn. TheProperty at 197 North 500 WestIn ProvoIt was demolished and is now an automobile parts store.
TheBar scenes were also captured in Provo, at 210 West Center StreetThis space has been transformed into a restaurant. SomeLast time sequences were filmed LehiEspecially the final sequences. TheThe penultimate scene features the Lehi Roller Millsat 833 East Main StreetIn Lehi. TheFilmed at were scenes of book-burning scenes Springville High SchoolThe public high school, located at 1205 East 900 SouthIn the city of SpringvilleIn the Provo-Oremmetropolitan area. A few additional shots were taken in Orem.
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