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Dirty Dancing (1987)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Dirty Dancing as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Dirty Dancing is an drama movie directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach and Cynthia Rhodes and Jack Weston. The movie was written by Eleanor Bergstein. The film has a $6 million budget with a 100-minute running time. Dirty Dancing currently has a 6.9 IMDb rating, based on 166894 and 65 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG-13.

release date for Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing release date

When does Dirty Dancing come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Dirty Dancing (1987)is August 21, 1987.

When will Dirty Dancing be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Dirty Dancing DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Dirty Dancing budget

How much did Dirty Dancing cost to make?

$6,000,000 budget

The movie cost $6 million to make.

Dirty Dancing movie poster

Dirty Dancing rating

PG-13 Rated

Dirty Dancing is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).

Dirty Dancing reviews

6.9 IMDb 65 Metascore

The movie currently has a 6.9 of out 10 IMDb rating and 65 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Dirty Dancing trailer

Dirty Dancing plot summary

What is Dirty Dancing about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Dirty Dancing cast

Who is in Dirty Dancing?

Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing Jennifer Grey as Frances “Baby” Houseman
Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle
Jerry Orbach in Dirty Dancing Jerry Orbach as Dr. Jake Houseman
Cynthia Rhodes in Dirty Dancing Cynthia Rhodes as Penny Johnson
Jack Weston in Dirty Dancing Jack Weston as Max Kellerman

Dirty Dancing box Office

How much did Dirty Dancing make?

$213,893,795 worldwide

The film has made over $214 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Dirty Dancing details

Theatrical Release Date: August 21, 1987
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $6 million
Box Office: $214 million
Length: 100 minutes
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Language: English

Dirty Dancing facts

How long is Dirty Dancing?

The movie is 100 minutes long (1 hour and 40 minutes).

What year did Dirty Dancing come out?

The movie is out on August 21, 1987. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Jennifer Grey plays as Frances “Baby” Houseman.

Who is the director of Dirty Dancing?

Emile Ardolino directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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