Dirty Dancing

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

Grosses

Domestic (29.7%)
$63,446,382
Summary Details
DistributorVestron Pictures
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Opening$3,900,000
975 theaters
Budget$6,000,000
Release DateAug 21, 1987
Running Time1 hr 40 min
GenresDrama Music Romance
In Release499 days/71 weeks
Widest Release1,012 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 21-234$3,900,000-975-$4,000$3,900,0001
Aug 28-303$3,666,750-6%975-$3,760$10,025,4382
Sep 4-7
Labor Day wknd
2$4,889,239-1,002-$4,879$16,465,415-
Sep 11-132$3,542,221-1,009-$3,510$20,949,2724
Sep 18-206$2,471,555-30.2%994-15$2,486$24,469,9755
Sep 25-276$2,100,759-15%1,001+7$2,098$27,376,1396
Oct 2-45$1,878,207-10.6%990-11$1,897$30,011,8497
Oct 9-12
Columbus Day wknd
6$2,021,673-978-$2,067$32,631,532-
Oct 16-185$1,839,181-1,012-$1,817$34,837,6709
Oct 23-256$1,785,660-2.9%991-21$1,801$37,229,97710
Oct 30-Nov 19$1,304,542-26.9%994+3$1,312$39,210,48411
Nov 6-812$1,704,920+30.7%878-116$1,941$41,469,20912
Nov 13-158$1,700,823-0.2%958+80$1,775$43,871,70513
Nov 20-229$1,467,927-13.7%951-7$1,543$45,856,70014
Nov 27-29
Thanksgiving 3-Day
9$1,704,317+16.1%978+27$1,742$48,431,98015
Dec 4-6
Post-Thanksgiving
8$1,179,534-30.8%995+17$1,185$50,044,87116
Dec 11-1310$844,229-28.4%986-9$856$51,480,86517
Jan 1-313$1,277,912-855-$1,494-20
Jan 8-1012$991,137-22.4%809-46$1,225$57,288,16721