Some movies starring Kevin Bacon are 1984's "Footloose," where Bacon played a teenager rebelling against authority in a small town where music and dancing are banned; "Sleepers" in 1996, in which he played an abusive guard in a reformatory; and 1991's "Tremors," where he fought giant underground worms. In 1990, Bacon played a med student who performs experiments in life after death in "Flatliners."
In 1994, Bacon received a Golden Globe nomination for "The River Wild." He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award in 1996 for his role in "Murder in the First." Bacon also won a Screen Actors Guild Award in that same year for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for "Apollo 13." In 2004, he garnered another Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for "Mystic River."
Kevin Bacon received much critical acclaim and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role as a convicted child molester in 2004's "The Woodsman." Some of the many other films Bacon starred in were "He Said She Said," "JFK," "A Few Good Men," "Wild Things," "Hollow Man " and "Stir of Echoes." Other movies include "The Air Up There," "Picture Perfect" and "Digging to China."