Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced that it will bring the classic 80’s film Flashdance to Blu-ray this summer. The film was directed by Adrian Lyne and stars Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, and Sunny Johnson. Flashdance will be available online and in stores beginning on August 13th.
The hit movie that became a sensation, Flashdance delivers an electrifying mix of music, drama and dance that dazzles the senses as it touches the heart. Beals stars as Alex Owens, a fiercely determined 18-year-old with one all-consuming dream: to study at the Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance. Working during the day as a welder and at night as an exotic dancer, Alex bravely pursues her dream, undertaking an unforgettable journey that reveals the power of her convictions and teaches her the meaning of love.
Flashdance was released in April of 1983 and grossed over $92 million at the box office. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Original Song (“Flashdance…What A Feeling”).
The Blu-ray will include several special features, including: an exclusive 6-track music CD (including “Flashdance…What A Feeling”); The History of Flashdance featurette; The Look of Flashdance featurette; Flashdance Music and Songs featurette; Flashdance Choreography featurette; Releasing the Flashdance Phenomemon featurette; the teaser trailer; and the theatrical trailer.