Dirty Dancing

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Television Free To Air -

Satur­day, 9.15pm, Nine (NSW and QLD 9.55pm) This Amer­i­can ro­man­tic drama star­ring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey won Academy, Golden Globe and Grammy awards af­ter it was re­leased in 1987. It had grossed $US170 mil­lion world­wide and sold more than 10m DVDs by 2007. It’s the story of Frances “Baby” House­man (Grey) who, on hol­i­days with her fam­ily at a re­sort, falls in love with dance in­struc­tor Johnny Cas­tle (Swayze). Her dance se­quences are so mes­meris­ing that young girls every­where flocked to dance classes in an at­tempt to em­u­late her.

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