The 'Dirty Dancing' Quiz
by Staff
Admit it: You know all the words to "Dirty Dancing," and you swoon every time you hear that famous line "nobody puts Baby in a corner." See how well you really know the movie by acing this quiz.

In what year is "Dirty Dancing" set?

  • 1963
  • 1957
  • 1960

What is the name of the resort Baby's family visits?

  • Kellerman's Mountain House
  • The Lodge at Kellerman's
  • Maxhall Summer Lodge

Where is Kellerman's Mountain House located?

  • Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • the South Carolina coast
  • the Catskill Mountains

What is Baby's real name?

  • Betty Jean
  • Sally
  • Frances

What animal does Baby receive as a prize for helping out at the magic show?

  • a goldfish
  • a chicken
  • a rabbit

What is the name of Johnny's cousin at the resort who befriends Baby?

  • Billy
  • Robbie
  • Max

What is the name of Johnny's dance partner who gets pregnant?

  • Penny
  • Lacy
  • Alexis

How much money does Baby borrow from her father to pay for Penny's surgery?

  • $150
  • $250
  • $100

What is the profession of Baby's father, Jake Houseman?

  • stock broker
  • attorney
  • physician

Besides getting money for Penny's surgery, what else does Baby do when she learns Penny is pregnant?

  • She fills in for Penny as Johnny's dance partner.
  • She teaches dance lessons at Kellerman's.
  • She brings Penny dinner.

What part of Johnny and Baby's dance does Baby ultimately falter on?

  • the dip
  • the spin
  • the lift

What color is Baby's dress when she and Johnny perform at the Sheldrake Hotel?

  • pink
  • white
  • black

Who do Johnny and Baby spot in the audience at the Sheldrake when they are dancing?

  • Max Kellerman
  • the Schumachers
  • Lisa and Robbie

Who do we eventually learn was the father of Penny's baby?

  • Robbie
  • Johnny
  • Max

What does Baby say she wants to do after she graduates from college?

  • travel
  • get married
  • join the Peace Corps

Who says, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner"?

  • Johnny
  • Penny
  • Robbie

Finish this zinger from Robbie: "Well, it looks like I picked the wrong sister. That's okay, Baby ..."

  • "I went slumming too."
  • "Your secret's safe with me."
  • "Lisa will never know."

What is Johnny accused of stealing?

  • cash from the Sheldrake Hotel
  • a guest's wallet
  • a car

In the resort's finale for the season, what song do Baby and Johnny dirty dance to?

  • "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
  • "She's Like the Wind" by Patrick Swayze
  • "Hey! Baby" by Bruce Channel

The resort owner's grandson, Neil Kellerman, told Johnny he didn't want him doing the usual mambo at the end-of-season show. What dance did he suggest instead?

  • the tango
  • the pachanga
  • the Charleston

How old was Jennifer Grey when she filmed "Dirty Dancing"?

  • 21
  • 26
  • 20

Patrick Swayze wasn't the first choice to play Johnny (shocking, right?). Who was?

  • Billy Zane
  • Christian Bale
  • Val Kilmer

Who did writer and producer Eleanor Bergstein want to play the role of purse-swiping Mrs. Schumacher?

  • Gena Rowlands
  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer
  • Cloris Leachman

How many awards was "Dirty Dancing" nominated for?

  • 12
  • 17
  • 10

What year was the movie rereleased on the big screen?

  • 2000
  • 1995
  • 1997

What actresses did NOT audition for the role of Baby?

  • Sharon Stone
  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Jennifer Aniston

What is the title of the "Dirty Dancing" prequel?

  • "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights"
  • "Dirty Dancing 1950s"
  • "Dirtier Dancing"

When was "Dirty Dancing" released in theaters?

  • 1985
  • 1986
  • 1987

What other film were Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in together before "Dirty Dancing"?

  • "The Outsiders"
  • "Red Dawn"
  • "Reckless"

What song is playing during the opening credits of "Dirty Dancing"?

  • "Be My Baby" by The Ronettes
  • "Love Is Strange" by Mickey & Sylvia
  • "Hungry Eyes" by Eric Carmen