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Dance revolution

Cinemark screens 1987 romantic classic

The classic dance movie Dirty Dancing was released in 1987 — and set the late Patrick Swayze’s star on the rise. The coming-of-age story retells Romeo and Juliet as it follows Frances “Baby” Houseman (Jennifer Grey) as her inner ballroom dancer and romantic being are awakened by a working-class guy her father doesn’t appreciate.

Baby and her dance-teacher-turned-first-love, Johnny Castle (Swayze), practice for the big talent show. And together, they learn that you can cross the lines of class if you have a little tango in your hips. It won’t be until the big show that Johnny and Baby can answer the big question: Will Baby be able to nail the big lift?

Rated PG-13, 100 minutes. The film concludes Cinemark’s summer series, with screenings at 2 p.m. Sunday, then at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Denton’s Cinemark 14, 2825 Wind River Lane. Matinee tickets cost $6.50, and twilight tickets cost $8.50 each, or $6.50 for seniors and students.