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HomeMovies – Flashdance


Episode Air Date: September 21, 2014
Film Release Date: April 15, 1983

A steel welder by day, exotic dancer by night, Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals) dreams of one day going to ballet school, but her blue collar upbringing prevents her from following her dream. Until her boss, Michael Nouri, champions her cause and helps her follow her dream.

A true underdog story, this film was a huge hit, driven partially by the constant rotation of "Maniac" and "What a Feeling" on MTV. Does it live up to its status? Find out by listening in.

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