Released Date
August 21, 1987
Distributor
Vestron Pictures
Genre
Romance
Rating
PG-13
Budget
$6,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$64,577,242 + $150,000,000 = $214,577,242
1952-2009

Patrick Swayze

as Johnny Castle

61

Jennifer Grey

as Frances

77

Kelly Bishop

as Marjorie Houseman

1935-2004

Jerry Orbach

as Dr. Jake Houseman

65

Cynthia Rhodes

as Penny Johnson

1924-1996

Jack Weston

as Max Kellerman

62

Lonny Price

as Neil Kellerman

About Dirty Dancing (1987)

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

About

A young woman falls in love with a dance instructor at a Catskills resort against her father's disapproval. Together, they perform the last big dance of the summer.

Trivia

The lake scenes were filmed in October at Mountain Lake in Virginia. Jennifer Grey was 27 years old when she played 17-year-old Baby.