PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
In a 2006 interview with The Guardian, Eleanor Bergstein talked about the movie's popularity with people in the former Eastern Bloc. "And in Russia, it's policy in the battered women's shelters, when a woman comes in for help. First, they wash and dress her wounds, then they give her soup. Then they sit her down and show her Dirty Dancing. When the Berlin Wall came down, there were all these pictures of kids wearing Dirty Dancing t-shirts; they were saying, 'We want to have what they have in the West! We want Dirty Dancing!'"
Radio disc jockey:
Hi, everybody, this is your Cousin Brucie. Whoa! Our summer romances are in full bloom, and everybody, but everybody's in love. So cousins, here's a great song from The Four Seasons.
Baby: That was the summer of 1963 - when everybody called me Baby, and ...
After Baby's family arrives at Kellerman's Lisa's ribbon is gone. When the Houseman's are learning how to conga Lisa's ribbon is back again. Only this time it's wrapped around her head like a headband instead of pulled back into half a pony tail.
DEM 335,283 (West Germany) (15 October 1987)
$622,968 (USA) (14 February 2019)
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