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Dirty Dancing (1987)

Jennifer Grey as "Frances 'Baby' Houseman"

Baby (Jennifer Grey) is one listless summer away from the Peace Corps. Hoping to enjoy her youth while it lasts, she's disappointed when her summer plans deposit her at a sleepy resort in the Catskills with her parents. Her luck turns around, however, when the resort's dance instructor, Johnny (Patrick Swayze), enlists Baby as his new partner, and the two fall in love. Baby's father forbids her from seeing Johnny, but she's determined to help him perform the last big dance of the summer.

Golden Globe (1987) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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Jennifer Grey Returns to 'Dirty Dancing' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Erik Davis on Nov 23rd 2010, 4:40AM

Nov 23rd 2010, 4:40AM

Dirty Dancing Star to Join US Version of Strictly Come Dancing

Posted by
Pete Stanton on Sep 3rd 2010, 4:02AM

Sep 3rd 2010, 4:02AM

10 Things You Never Knew About The Brat Pack

Posted by
Kevin Polowy on Feb 10th 2010, 10:00AM

Feb 10th 2010, 10:00AM

Johnny and Baby: 'Dirty Dancing' Costumes for Halloween

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Sep 24th 2009, 1:00PM

Sep 24th 2009, 1:00PM

John Hughes' Filmmaking Legacy

Posted by
Patricia Chui on Aug 6th 2009, 10:20PM

Aug 6th 2009, 10:20PM

Sexiest Movie Couples of All Time

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 2nd 2008, 10:00AM

May 2nd 2008, 10:00AM

Could a 'Ferris Bueller' Sequel Be On the Way?

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on Aug 22nd 2007, 6:04AM

Aug 22nd 2007, 6:04AM

New On DVD - Munich, Nanny McPhee, The New World

Posted by
Robert Newton on May 11th 2006, 6:02AM

May 11th 2006, 6:02AM


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