Movies in the Mountains August 8- Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing will show at Movies in the Mountains on August 8, 2016 in Invermere, BC – Join us forĀ a whole summer of outdoor movies in pothole park!

Did you know?

  • Patrick Swayze had to convince Jennifer Grey to be in this film, because she had disliked him so much while filming Red Dawn (1984).
  • The very famous scene where Johnny and Baby are practicing their dancing and they are crawling towards each other on the floor wasn’t intended to be part of the film; they were just messing around and were warming up to do the real scene, but the director liked it so much he kept it in the film.
  • Patrick Swayze was offered $6 million to reprise his role as Johnny for a sequel. Swayze wasn’t a fan of sequels and turned it down.
  • Jennifer Grey, at 27, was 10 years older than the character of Baby. During her audition, she had 5 minutes to prove she could play younger, and that she had the moves for the role.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Dirty Dancing poster Rating: 6.9/10 (139,737 votes)
Director: Emile Ardolino
Writer: Eleanor Bergstein
Stars: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Released: 21 Aug 1987
Plot: Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

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