Press release: Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the timeless, music-filled love story Dirty Dancing will be back in movie theaters nationwide. For two days only, on Sunday, February 10 and Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (local time), Baby and Johnny will return and give movie lovers (or any kind of lovers) the chance to experience this perennially popular audience favorite on the big screen. Set in the summer of 1963 and featuring a soundtrack filled with songs that helped define the 1980s, Dirty Dancing is filled with both romance and nostalgia.
Directed by Emile Ardolino, written by Eleanor Bergstein, and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in their most iconic movie roles, Dirty Dancing was a worldwide box-office sensation when it was released in 1987, grossing more than $213 million worldwide and capturing the hearts of audiences everywhere. Dirty Dancing also took home the Best Original Song Oscar for the rousing love song “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.”
Tickets for Dirty Dancing can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in hundreds of select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).