Original rating of 2 upped half a star. That still isn't saying much. An average movie for me is usually a 3.
Decided I would re watch this movie. I last watched it when I was 13 and that was under duress as my nan and auntie were drooling over Patrick Swayze in a quite disturbi...
A teenage girl learns about love, adult responsibility, and how to do The Dirty Boogie in this romantic drama. In 1963, "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey) is a 17-year-old spending the summer with her fa... read more
Directed by: Emile Ardolino
Release Date: August 21, 1987
DVD Release Date: August 19, 1997
Stats: 78,148 reviews
Flixster Reviews (78,148)
July 3, 2013
March 10, 2013
Completely anachronistic boilerplate dance film: young person - man this time, played by Patrick Swayze - of lower social class wins heart of upper-class young person (woman, Jennifer Grey) through the power of dance... or something. What made this movie watchable for me was the ...
January 27, 2013
Classic dance movie. Baby and her sister Lisa spend the summer at a holiday camp where they meet guys and fall in love. Baby learns to dance and helps Penny a dancer who gets into trouble. Fab soundtrack. Patrick's best role ever. Amazing!
September 13, 2012
I can't believe it took me twenty years or so to see this gem. It's just such a nicely-packaged little story. It doesn't try to be anything other than a sweet bildungsroman that tackles class issues while treating the audience to beautifully choreographed dance routines.
September 5, 2011
If someone sang the lyrics, "I've had the time of my life, and I've never felt this way before", and the first thing that came to mind was something completely unrelated to this film, namely the fairly recent Black Eyed Peas song "The Time (Dirty Bit)", then first of all, I pity ...
August 25, 2011
One of the oldest and most loved girly movies of all time that I have never been ashamed to say I love. The acting is terrible, the special effects have holes in them and the story line is sporadically poor but the soundtrack and simplicity of the instant love between Baby and Jo...
July 5, 2011
Have The Time Of Your Life.
Great Movie! I knew I was gonna like it. Great love story, superb acting and excellent 80's songs!
In the 1960s, 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 ...
June 23, 2011
Nothing more to say than a timeless classic. If you haven't seen this film, you are missing out on one of the most gorgeous love stories of all time. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey have incredible chemistry and this film makes you nothing but happy. One of the many reasons why ...
April 30, 2011
I wouldn't call it a classic, but it certainly is a good romance and a great memory of Patrick Swaze.
April 28, 2011
Dirty Dancing is pure sex. When they were crawling on the floor toward each other, butts cheekily pointed upward, I ... well, I got a little excited.
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