In pics: Celebrating 25 years of Hollywood blockbuster 'Dirty Dancing'

Movies | | August 19, 2012, 1:47 pm
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Guests attend the kick-off event for the Skinny Cow celebration tour of the 25th anniversary of 'Dirty Dancing' with Jennifer Grey at Best Buy Theater on May 22, 2012 in New York City.

Guests attend the kick-off event for the Skinny Cow celebration tour of the 25th anniversary of 'Dirty Dancing' with Jennifer Grey at Best Buy Theater on May 22, 2012 in New York City.

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Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey enjoy a post-coital moment in the film 'Dirty Dancing'.

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey enjoy a post-coital moment in the film 'Dirty Dancing'.

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Patrick Swayze poses for a photo at a party for the premiere of his film 'Dirty Dancing'.

Patrick Swayze poses for a photo at a party for the premiere of his film 'Dirty Dancing'.

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Jennifer Gray poses for a photo at a party for the premiere of her film 'Dirty Dancing'.

Jennifer Gray poses for a photo at a party for the premiere of her film 'Dirty Dancing'.

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Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, costars of director Emile Ardolino's film 'Dirty Dancing,' embrace in front of a curtain at the Academy Awards, Los Angeles, California.

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, costars of director Emile Ardolino's film 'Dirty Dancing,' embrace in front of a curtain at the Academy Awards, Los Angeles, California.

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Kendra Spann photographs the cove used for practicing 'the lift' from the movie 'Dirty Dancing'.

Kendra Spann photographs the cove used for practicing 'the lift' from the movie 'Dirty Dancing'.

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Actress Jennifer Grey attends the kick-off event for the Skinny Cow celebration tour of the 25th anniversary of 'Dirty Dancing'.

Actress Jennifer Grey attends the kick-off event for the Skinny Cow celebration tour of the 25th anniversary of 'Dirty Dancing'.

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Guests attend the kick-off event for the Skinny Cow celebration tour of the 25th anniversary of Dirty Dancing with Jennifer Grey at Best Buy Theater on May 22, 2012 in New York City.

Guests attend the kick-off event for the Skinny Cow celebration tour of the 25th anniversary of Dirty Dancing with Jennifer Grey at Best Buy Theater on May 22, 2012 in New York City.

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American actors Patrick Swayze (1952 - 2009) and Jennifer Grey were the actors in the film 'Dirty Dancing'.

American actors Patrick Swayze (1952 - 2009) and Jennifer Grey were the actors in the film 'Dirty Dancing'.

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'Dirty Dancing' was about a teenage girl's romance with her dance instructor. It was released in the August, 1987.

'Dirty Dancing' was about a teenage girl's romance with her dance instructor. It was released in the August, 1987.

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'Dirty Dancing' was made with relatively unknown faces, thus its huge success surprised trade pundits.

'Dirty Dancing' was made with relatively unknown faces, thus its huge success surprised trade pundits.

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American actor Patrick Swayze, right, and his wife Lisa Niemi, left, are interviewed by the media during a party for the premiere of his film 'Dirty Dancing' in August 1987 in New York City, New York.

American actor Patrick Swayze, right, and his wife Lisa Niemi, left, are interviewed by the media during a party for the premiere of his film 'Dirty Dancing' in August 1987 in New York City, New York.

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Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze attend the premiere of 'Dirty Dancing' at the Gemini Theater on August 17, 1987 in New York City.

Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze attend the premiere of 'Dirty Dancing' at the Gemini Theater on August 17, 1987 in New York City.

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Songwriters Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz hold their Best Song Oscars for 'Dirty Dancing' at the Academy Awards April 11, 1988 in Los Angeles.

Songwriters Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz hold their Best Song Oscars for 'Dirty Dancing' at the Academy Awards April 11, 1988 in Los Angeles.