- 100 min
- Directed by: Emile Ardolino
- Written by: Eleanor Bergstein
- Cast: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes
The plot – in the summer of 1963 bad boy Johnny (Swayze) meets good girl Baby (Grey) and teaches her hip grinding, eventually winning the respect of her parents. Sure it's full of stereotyping, bad dialogue and a pre-teen sugar coated prurience, but decades on Dirty Dancing still has the ability to send a generation of women all gooey.
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West End Film Club returns to Century Members Club this August with a screening of the 1987 classic starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, followed by an 80s themed afterparty in Century's exclusive rooftop bar! Dig out your shoulder pads, stock up on your hairspray, and get ready to party into the night!
We'll have a themed cocktail list on offer as well as a special 80s movie munchies menu! There'll also be prizes for the best dressed (80s, of course!) including complimentary membership to Century!
So, take the day off, book your tickets, and get ready to dance! The 80s are back!
Doors: 7.00pm Film: 8.00pm DJ 'til 2.00am
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Reviews & features
Dirty Dancing: 20th Anniversary Edition29 Jan 2007
For the few who don’t know the plot of Emile Ardolino’s 1987 romantic musical: it’s the summer of 1963 at Kellerman’s Holiday Resort. Misunderstood, frustrated in-house dance teacher, Johnny (an unconvincingly teenage Patrick Swayze), meets…
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