Xanadu (1980) Season 05 Episode 02

This is episode 2 of Season 5 of Flicks XRayed and this weeks episode we are watching and reviewing Xanadu. Host and Muse Tony is joined by Cohost Roller Skater Sarah and guests Pink Unitard Guy Ryan, and Living Mannequin Darcy. This week we play a game of IMDB Synopsis of Movie Musicals, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Roller Skates, Greek Mythology, Gene Kelly and sooo much more. 

Our Ratings

Living Mannequin Darcy 2.5

Pink Unitard Guy Ryan 2

Roller Skater Sarah 4

Muse Tony 2.5

11/20 55%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Struggling artist Sonny Malone is trapped in a dull job painting album covers. He is instantly attracted to Kira, an anonymous woman randomly photographed in the background of one of his assignments, but no one is able to identify her. Visiting the auditorium where the cover was shot, Sonny finds the mysterious beauty, an ageless Greek muse, who encourages him to team up with old-fashioned Danny McGuire to build a roller-skating disco.

Directed by Robert Greenwald

Michael Beck as Sonny Malone
Olivia Newton-John as Kira
Gene Kelly as Danny McGuire

Game 1

IMDB Synopsis of Movie Musicals

A struggling artist living in Los Angeles meets a girl who may hold the key to his happiness. .………. Xanadu

  1. A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.  .……….The Sound of Music
  1. A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world’s most unusual candy maker. .………. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  1. A tribe called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. ……….Cats
  1. The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.……….Mama Mia
  1. Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. .……….The Greatest Showman
  1. After being sold to a mortician, a young orphan runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor. .……….Oliver
  1. Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer’s attention……….Chicago
  1. Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. ……….Hairspray
  1. Good girl Sandy Olsson and greaser Danny Zuko fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? ……….Grease
  2. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured and murderous musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.  .………. The Phantom of the Opera
  3. In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.  .………. Mary Poppins

Game 2

The Figures

Budget$20,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend$1,471,595
Bonus: How many times do they say the title in the final song

Bonus 2: How many Dancers were in the final sequence

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Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

1980 Box Office Topping Movies – Ryan

  1. The Empire Strikes Back
  2. The Shining
  3. Raging Bull
  4. Airplane
  5. The Elephant Man
  6. Caddy Shack
  7. The Blues Brothers
  8. Used Cars
  9. The Blue Lagoon
  10. Flash Gordon

Movies with Gene Kelly – Darcy

  1. Cover Girl
  2. Three Musketeers
  3. Singing in the Rain
  4. An American in Paris
  5. On the Town
  6. The Pirate
  7. 40 Carats
  8. What a Way to Go
  9. For me and my Girl
  10. Brigadoon

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