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Summary Flashdance is the story of Alex Owens, a fiercely determined and beautiful 18-year-old woman, who works as a welder by day and dancer at a local bar at night. The film sparkles with the music of the '80s including the No.1 hit song sung by Irene Cara ("Flashdance-What A Feeling") and "Maniac" sung by Michael Sembello. We follow Alex's st...

Flashdance
Metascore Generally Unfavorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
39
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 50 User Ratings
6.7
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Summary Flashdance is the story of Alex Owens, a fiercely determined and beautiful 18-year-old woman, who works as a welder by day and dancer at a local bar at night. The film sparkles with the music of the '80s including the No.1 hit song sung by Irene Cara ("Flashdance-What A Feeling") and "Maniac" sung by Michael Sembello. We follow Alex's st...

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
39
18% Positive
2 Reviews
27% Mixed
3 Reviews
55% Negative
6 Reviews

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
39
18% Positive
2 Reviews
27% Mixed
3 Reviews
55% Negative
6 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 50 User Ratings
6.7
50% Positive
25 Ratings
36% Mixed
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14% Negative
7 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 50 User Ratings
6.7
50% Positive
25 Ratings
36% Mixed
18 Ratings
14% Negative
7 Ratings

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Production Company Paramount Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Release Date Apr 15, 1983
Duration 1 h 35 m
Rating R
Tagline Every day, she works in a man's world. Every night, she dances through the universe that is her dream.
Golden Globes, USA
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
BAFTA Awards
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations