Dirty Dancing Lines on Love, Sex, and Having the Time of Your Life
It was the Summer of 1987, exactly 25 years ago today, that Patrick Swayze danced his way into Baby's heart and ours with the release of Dirty Dancing. Besides being about a steamy Summer romance, this classic '80s coming-of-age flick pushed some mainstream movie boundaries by including an illegal abortion as a major plot point. Writer Eleanor Bergstein's decision to keep the abortion in the movie even cost them a major corporate sponsor, Clearasil. The way the film handled that as well as the familial relationships and friendships made us like it all the more — with the soundtrack and one-liners as the icing on the cake. So in honor of its 25th anniversary, check out some of the best lines on life and love from Dirty Dancing!