Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

DVD - 2012
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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 is the resort's free-spirited dance instructor.
Publisher: United States : Alliance Films, 2012
Branch Call Number: DIR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Danse lascĂ­ve


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Feb 28, 2018

While the plot is, to be brutally honest, simple to the point of being trite, the movie is still a total delight. Patrick Swayze radiates charisma like a true star, and his natural charm shines through the entire film. His dancing moves are absolutely a joy to see. A lot of films from the 70s and 80s truly haven't aged well, but the comedic and romantic aspects of this gem still hold up.

Oct 25, 2017

VERY GOOD 30th anniversary edition of film that I now have finally seen.
Excellent dancing, fun romance, and more...

May 15, 2017

<3 this movie

Aug 31, 2016

I'm pretty biased because I've been enjoying this movie since it was released 29 years ago (inconceivable!) and I was a perfect tween age to love it. I rewatched it recently, and it still holds up for me. It has one of the best soundtracks of the '80s. Dirty Dancing is rated PG-13 for sexual content and language.

bananapancake Feb 27, 2015

Me and my mother are in love with this outstanding movie. Drama! Romance! EVERYTHING A ROMANCE LOVER NEEDS!!! When I get older, I wanna be making the adds for this five star show. Good Job!!!!!

Sep 14, 2014

Make it an 80s dance triple feature: watch this, "Flashdance," and "Footloose."

One. Two. Cha-Cha-Cha!

For starters, I wanna say that no one (I repeat, NO ONE) in the early 1960s danced the way these people did in this ditzy flick. They didn't!

The word "superficial" doesn't even begin to describe Dirty Dancing's story. I thought that it really-really sucked that no attempt was made at all to make this film an authentic-looking retro-flick.

Dirty Dancing was definitely a film meant only for dizzy, little girls (and boys) who have a high-school crush on Patrick Swayze and want to see him strutting around in his super-bland handsomeness wearing super-tight jeans.

Dirty Dancing was "dirty", alright - Yeah - Dirty - Just like the reek of dirty, rotten trash.

P.S. - If you liked Dirty Dancing, please, don't get upset with what I've said about it - After all, it's just a movie.

bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

I love this movie. I keep trying to get my sister to watch it. I love the dancing and romance. A classic!

mamiuno Nov 19, 2012

gurl i wld hav 2,nobodi putz babi in da corner..................

TheOutsidersFanatic Nov 07, 2012

Jennifer Grey may be one of the luckiest people in the world. Getting to dance with Patrick Swayze (RIP <3)....I mean, what girl isn't jealous?! XP

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Oct 27, 2015

MATTHEW BRUNS thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Mar 09, 2014

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bookgeek101 Feb 21, 2013

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Aug 24, 2012

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Jun 01, 2010

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bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

Coarse Language: Slight swearing, not very noticable.

bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Some scenes that could be intense for some.

bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

Sexual Content: The dancing and some innuendos.

Jun 01, 2010

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.


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Laura_X Apr 24, 2017

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

TheOutsidersFanatic Nov 07, 2012

"Nobody puts Baby in a corner" -Johnny (Patrick Swayze) Random Tidbit: Patrick hated this line, he tried to get it out of the movie.

Jun 01, 2010

"I'm scared of everything. I'm scared of what I saw, I'm scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you. " - Baby


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Jun 01, 2010

A dance instructor and young girl fall in love at a summer resort. This unexpected match are a dancing sensation!

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