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Dirty Dancing

"Have The Time Of Your Life."

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances "Baby" Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer -- and unexpectedly falling in love. The object of her affection? The resort's free-spirited dance instructor.

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Jan 1st, 1987
Budget: $6,000,000.00
Revenue: $213,954,274.00
-- General Information --
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 96 Minutes
Genres: Drama / Romance
-- Ratings --
IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

Dirty Dancing Main Cast

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Jennifer Grey
Jennifer Grey
plays Frances 'Baby' Houseman
Patrick Swayze
Patrick Swayze
plays Johnny Castle
Jerry Orbach
Jerry Orbach
plays Dr. Jake Houseman
Cynthia Rhodes
Cynthia Rhodes
plays Penny Johnson
Jack Weston
Jack Weston
plays Max Kellerman
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • According to the book "The Catskills Alive" by Francine Silverman, Jackie Horner was the prototype for the Penny Johnson character.
  • The song "She's Like The Wind", originally written for Grandview, U.S.A. (1984), was later used in this movie instead.
  • Max Cantor played the role of Robbie Gould in the film. Max was the son of Broadway producer Arthur Cantor. They lived in the Dakota Apartments on West 72nd in NYC with John Lennon and other residents. Max attended Harvard University and died of a heroin overdose at the age of 32.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): Size of the hole in Johnny's back window changes between shots.
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Movie Series/Collection

Dirty Dancing
1987
- Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
2004
- Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

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