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Dirty Dancing (1987)  link to Dirty Dancing on IMDb  

Number: 152

poster Dirty Dancing

IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (150133 votes)

Country: USA, 100 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Music, Romance

Director(s): Emile Ardolino

Storyline:
In 1963, Frances "Baby" Houseman, a sweet daddy's girl, goes with her family to a resort in upstate New York's Catskill Mountains. Baby has grown up in privileged surroundings and all expect her to go on to college, join the Peace Corps and save the world before marrying a doctor, just like her father. Unexpectedly, Baby becomes infatuated with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, a man whose background is vastly different from her own. Baby lies to her father to get money to pay for an illegal abortion for Johnny's dance partner. She then fills in as Johnny's dance partner and it is as he is teaching her the dance routine that they fall in love. It all comes apart when Johnny's friend falls seriously ill after her abortion and Baby gets her father, who saves the girl's life. He then learns what Baby has been up to, who with and worse - that he funded the illegal abortion. He bans his daughter from any further association with "those people". In the first deliberately willful ...

Cast:

photo Jennifer Grey Jennifer Grey Baby Houseman
photo Patrick Swayze Patrick Swayze Johnny Castle
photo Jerry Orbach Jerry Orbach Jake Houseman
photo Cynthia Rhodes Cynthia Rhodes Penny Johnson
photo Jack Weston Jack Weston Max Kellerman

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c2p15

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1