DIRTY DANCING is still the ultimate guilty pleasure (runners-up include FLASHDANCE and TOP GUN). The film shot Patrick Swayze into the realms of super-stardom and spawned two hit albums and a touring concert event.Frances 'Baby' Houseman (Jennifer Grey - BOUNCE, TV's "Friends") is vacationing with her parents and older sister at a resort in the Catskills. There, she meets dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze - GHOST, CITY OF JOY). The two opposites immediately attract when Johnny's knocked-up … more
Stills from Dirty Dancing: Limited Keepsake Edition (Click for larger image)
It's summer, 1963. Baby, 17 years old and all idealistic innocence, is vacationing with her parents in the Catskills. She meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, and is mesmerized by him as well as his dance style. She soon becomes Johnny's prize pupil - in dance and in love. Academy Awards: Best Song ("(I've Had) The Time of My Life").