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Dirty Dancing

Lists: Female Lead

Brief Synopsis: "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? The resort's free-spirited dance instructor."

Overall Ranking: 2340 (Rank from 1987: # 21)


Rating:
55
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
65

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 25%
Burnt 25%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
CinemaVisitor Erik90 - It is sexy, romantic and the soundtrack is excellent. A true classic not just for women.
Sex Appeal: 0
Rewatch: 7
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 2
Jay of Life Vs Film30(full review)
David Baruffi25



People Involved

  • Jennifer Grey (Baby (Frances) Houseman)
  • Patrick Swayze (Johnny Castle)
  • Cynthia Rhodes (Penny Johnson)
  • Jerry Orbach (Dr. Jake Houseman)
  • Jack Weston (Max Kellerman)
  • Jane Brucker (Lisa Houseman)
  • Kelly Bishop (Marjorie Houseman)
  • Lonny Price (Neil Kellerman)
  • Max Cantor (Robbie Gould)
  • Alvin Myerovich (Mr. Schumacher)
  • Paula Trueman (Mrs. Schumacher)
  • Charles Honi Coles (Tito Suarez)
  • Neal Jones (Billy Kostecki)
  • Wayne Knight (Stan)
  • Miranda Garrison (Vivian Pressman)
  • Garry Goodrow (Moe Pressman)
  • Antone Pagan (Staff Kid)
  • Thomas Cannold (Bus Boy)
  • Heather Lea Gerdes (Dirty Dancer)
  • Jesus Fuentes (Dirty Dancer)
  • M.R. Fletcher (Dirty Dancer)
  • Karen Getz (Dirty Dancer)
  • Andrew Charles Koch (Dirty Dancer)
  • D.A. Pauley (Dirty Dancer)
  • Jennifer Stahl (Dirty Dancer)
  • Dorian Sanchez (Dirty Dancer)
  • Cousin Brucie Morrow (Magician)
  • Emile Ardolino (Director)