Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

DVD - 1999 | Collector's ed.
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An innocent young girl is introduced to the sensuality of dance when she meets the dance instructor at her resort hotel.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment ; [Montreal : Distributed by Alliance Atlantis], c1999.
Edition: Collector's ed.
ISBN: 9780784013380
0784013381
Branch Call Number: FIC Dirty 6998mc 1
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet (6 p.) inserted in container.

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JCLHeatherM Jul 19, 2018

A film that is well worth watching for the soundtrack alone, the story of Johnny and Baby's summer romance is a classic coming of age story that stands the test of time with a great final line.

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bhg0010
Feb 28, 2018

While the plot is, to be brutally honest, simple to the point of being trite, the movie is still a total delight. Patrick Swayze radiates charisma like a true star, and his natural charm shines through the entire film. His dancing moves are absolutely a joy to see. A lot of films from the 70s and 80s truly haven't aged well, but the comedic and romantic aspects of this gem still hold up.

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ThomasJWhiting
Oct 25, 2017

VERY GOOD 30th anniversary edition of film that I now have finally seen.
Excellent dancing, fun romance, and more...

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philcollinsfan
May 15, 2017

<3 this movie

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BridgettM
Aug 31, 2016

I'm pretty biased because I've been enjoying this movie since it was released 29 years ago (inconceivable!) and I was a perfect tween age to love it. I rewatched it recently, and it still holds up for me. It has one of the best soundtracks of the '80s. Dirty Dancing is rated PG-13 for sexual content and language.

bananapancake Feb 27, 2015

Me and my mother are in love with this outstanding movie. Drama! Romance! EVERYTHING A ROMANCE LOVER NEEDS!!! When I get older, I wanna be making the adds for this five star show. Good Job!!!!!

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lukasevansherman
Sep 14, 2014

Make it an 80s dance triple feature: watch this, "Flashdance," and "Footloose."

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Bang_On
May 10, 2013

One. Two. Cha-Cha-Cha!

For starters, I wanna say that no one (I repeat, NO ONE) in the early 1960s danced the way these people did in this ditzy flick. They didn't!

The word "superficial" doesn't even begin to describe Dirty Dancing's story. I thought that it really-really sucked that no attempt was made at all to make this film an authentic-looking retro-flick.

Dirty Dancing was definitely a film meant only for dizzy, little girls (and boys) who have a high-school crush on Patrick Swayze and want to see him strutting around in his super-bland handsomeness wearing super-tight jeans.

Dirty Dancing was "dirty", alright - Yeah - Dirty - Just like the reek of dirty, rotten trash.

P.S. - If you liked Dirty Dancing, please, don't get upset with what I've said about it - After all, it's just a movie.

bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

I love this movie. I keep trying to get my sister to watch it. I love the dancing and romance. A classic!

mamiuno Nov 19, 2012

gurl i wld hav 2,nobodi putz babi in da corner..................

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MATTHEW BRUNS
Oct 27, 2015

MATTHEW BRUNS thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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ElainaL
Mar 09, 2014

ElainaL thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

bookgeek101 Feb 21, 2013

bookgeek101 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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koolsheena
Aug 24, 2012

koolsheena thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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mbazal
Jun 01, 2010

mbazal thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

Coarse Language: Slight swearing, not very noticable.

bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Some scenes that could be intense for some.

bookgeek101 Feb 27, 2013

Sexual Content: The dancing and some innuendos.

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mbazal
Jun 01, 2010

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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Laura_X Apr 24, 2017

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

TheOutsidersFanatic Nov 07, 2012

"Nobody puts Baby in a corner" -Johnny (Patrick Swayze) Random Tidbit: Patrick hated this line, he tried to get it out of the movie.

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mbazal
Jun 01, 2010

"I'm scared of everything. I'm scared of what I saw, I'm scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you. " - Baby

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mbazal
Jun 01, 2010

A dance instructor and young girl fall in love at a summer resort. This unexpected match are a dancing sensation!

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