Xanadu is a 1980 American musical fantasy film written by Richard Christian Danus and Marc Reid Rubel, and directed by Robert Greenwald. It stars Olivia Newton-John, Michael Beck and Gene Kelly in his final film role. The film features music by Newton-John, Electric Light Orchestra, Cliff Richard, and The Tubes.


Sonny Malone attempts to make a living as a freelance artist but fails, and he returns to his old job of painting album cover reproductions at AirFlo Records. He rips up one of his failed freelance drawings and throws it into the wind, and it hits a mural of the Nine Muses of Olympus and brings them to life. The sisters fly up into the sky, but one of them, Terpsichore, returns to Earth.