Dirty Dancing ★★★ 1987 (PG-13)
An innocent 17-year-old (Grey) is vacationing with her parents in the Catskills in 1963. Bored with the program at the hotel, she finds the real fun at the staff dances. Falling for the sexy dance instructor (Swayze), she discovers love, sex, and rock and roll dancing. An old story, with little to save it, but Grey and Swayze are appealing, the dance sequences fun, and the music great. Swayze, classically trained in ballet, also performs one of the sound-track songs. ♫(I've Had) the Time of My Life; Be My Baby; Big Girls Don't Cry; Cry to Me; Do You Love Me?; Hey Baby; Hungry Eyes; In the Still of the Nite; Love is Strange. 97m/C VHS, DVD, Blu-ray Disc . Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Cynthia Rhodes, Jerry Orbach, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker, Kelly Bishop, Lonny Price, Charles “Honi” Coles, Bruce 'Cousin Brucie' Morrow; D: Emile Ardolino; W: Eleanor Bergstein; C: Jeffrey Jur; M: John Morris. Oscars '87: Song (“(I've Had) the Time of My Life”); Golden Globes '88: Song (“(I've Had) the Time of My Life”); Ind. Spirit '88: First Feature.