Questions tagged [dirty-dancing]

Dirty Dancing (1987) is an Academy Award-winning American romantic dance film directed by Emile Ardolino. It stars Jennifer Grey as Frances "Baby" Houseman, Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle and Jerry Orbach as Jake Houseman. Frances falls in love with dance instructor Johnny, but her wealthy father Jake is against the relationship.

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Why does Johnny say he’s responsible?

In the movie Dirty Dancing, Penny is saved by Dr. Houseman, after her botched abortion. He asks “Who’s responsible for this girl”. Johnny replies “I am”. Then at the end of the movie, Johnny goes to ...
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Why is the movie called “Dirty Dancing”?

I saw this movie, the dance moves look like salsa and appear romantic. In that case, why is the movie called "Dirty Dancing"?
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How did Baby's Dad let her down in Dirty Dancing?

I just watched Dirty Dancing with my wife the other night. One line in particular utterly baffled me...when Baby (Jennifer Grey) apologizes to her father on the dock, she concludes by saying "I'm ...