Dirty Dancing

91
  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Romance Drama
  • Release year: 1987
  • Running time: 100 min
A sheltered teenaged girl and a streetwise dance instructor meet at a Catskills resort in the early 1960's. Swayze's breakthrough role!
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A sheltered teenaged girl and a streetwise dance instructor meet at a Catskills resort in the early 1960's. Swayze's breakthrough role!

Original Release

05/12/1987

US Release

08/21/1987

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Cast

Jennifer Grey Baby Houseman / Frances "Baby" Houseman
Patrick Swayze Johnny Castle
Jerry Orbach Jake Houseman / Dr. Jake Houseman
Cynthia Rhodes Penny Johnson
Jack Weston Max Kellerman
Jane Brucker Lisa Houseman
Kelly Bishop Marjorie Houseman
Lonny Price Neil Kellerman
Max Cantor Robbie Gould
Charles 'Honi' Coles Tito Suarez
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Emile Ardolino

Writers

Eleanor Bergstein

Cast

Jennifer Grey Baby Houseman / Frances "Baby" Houseman
Patrick Swayze Johnny Castle
Jerry Orbach Jake Houseman / Dr. Jake Houseman
Cynthia Rhodes Penny Johnson
Jack Weston Max Kellerman
Jane Brucker Lisa Houseman
Kelly Bishop Marjorie Houseman
Lonny Price Neil Kellerman
Max Cantor Robbie Gould
Charles 'Honi' Coles Tito Suarez
Neal Jones Billy Kostecki
Wayne Knight Stan
Paula Trueman Mrs. Schumacher / Mrs. Sylvia Schumacher
Alvin Myerovich Mr. Schumacher / Mr. Sidney Schumacher
Miranda Garrison Vivian Pressman
Garry Goodrow Moe Pressman
Antone Pagan Staff Kid
Thomas Cannold Bus Boy
Heather Lea Gerdes Dirty Dancer
Jesus Fuentes Dirty Dancer

Producers

Mitchell Cannold Executive Producer
Steven Reuther Executive Producer
Linda Gottlieb Producer
Doro Bachrach Producer
Eleanor Bergstein Producer

Editors

Peter C. Frank, Girish Bhargava

1988 Oscar Best Music, Original Song Won
1988 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Original Song - Motion Picture Won
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