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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").
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CastJack Weston, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes
DirectorEmile Ardolino, Louis J. Horvitz
Genre:  Drama
Release Date:  1987
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
Screen WriterEleanor Bergstein
DVD Release Date:  August 14, 2001
Runtime:  105 minutes
Studio:  Live / Artisan
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Quick Tip by . November 05, 2010
How can this possibly be so low?? This is by far the best chick flick ever! I watched it with my mom when it came out, with my girlfriends, with my nieces, my mother in law, it is timeless!
Quick Tip by . July 15, 2010
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A timeless classic as well as an amazing love story that involves some killer dancing.
review by . July 15, 2002
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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 …
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