Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing
Directed By Emile Ardolino
Written By Eleanor Bergstein
Cast Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes
Produced By Linda Gottlieb
Film Editing By Peter C. Frank
Cinematography By Jeffrey Jur
Music By John Morris, Erich Bulling, The Ronettes, The Four Seasons, Otis Redding, Patrick Swayze, The Drifters, Eric Carmen, The Blow Monkeys, Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes, Mickey & Sylvia, The Shirelles, Solomon Burke, Tom Johnston, The Contours, Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs

Great American Films Limited Partnership


United States



Release Date

August 21, 1987


100 Minutes

Rating PG-13
Distributed By

Vestron Pictures

Budget $6,000,000
Gross $213,954,274


A family arrives at a catskills return for summer vacation , their youngest daughter befriends the camp's dance instructor who secretly teaches people how to swing and groove, when his dance partner falls pregnant, the girl volunteers to take her place, as the two begin spend their time together, romance blossoms.


  • Jennifer Grey as Frances "Baby" Houseman
  • Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle
  • Jerry Orbach as Dr. Jake Houseman
  • Kelly Bishop as Marjorie Houseman
  • Jane Brucker as Lisa Houseman
  • Cynthia Rhodes as Penny Johnson
  • Jack Weston as Max Kellerman
  • Lonny Price as Neil Kellerman
  • Charles Coles as Tito Suarez
  • Neal Jones as Billy Kostecki
  • Wayne Knight as Stan
  • Neal Jones as Billy Kostecki



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