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The Best Dirty Dancing Quotes  

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The best Dirty Dancing quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from Dirty Dancing, with the help of your votes. Starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, Dirty Dancing was directed by Emile Ardolino and released in 1987.

What is your favorite Dirty Dancing quote? One memorable line was when Johnny said, "Frances. That's a real grown-up name." Another great line from Dirty Dancing is, "Me? I'm scared of everything! I'm scared of what I saw. I'm scared of what I did, of who I am. And most of all, I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life... the way I feel when I'm with you!" spoken by Frances "Baby" Houseman.

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I'm Going To Bed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dirty Dancing Quotes
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I'm Going To Bed

Jake Houseman: Was that what my money paid for?
Frances "Baby" Houseman: I'm sorry. I never meant to lie to you.
Jake Houseman: You're not the person I thought you were. I'm not sure who you are. But I don't want you to have anything to do with those people again.
Frances "Baby" Houseman: But, Daddy, can I just explain?
Jake Houseman: Nothing! You're to have nothing to do with any of them ever again! I won't tell your mother about this, right now I'm going to bed. And take that stuff off your face before your mother sees you!

 

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I Used To Think So

Frances "Baby" Houseman: They fired you anyway because of me!
Johnny Castle: And if I leave quietly, I'll get my summer bonus.
Frances "Baby" Houseman: So I did it for nothing. I hurt my family, you lost your job anyway! I did it for nothing!
Johnny Castle: No, not for nothing, Baby! Nobody has ever done anything like that for me before!
Frances "Baby" Houseman: You were right, Johnny. You can't win no matter what you do!
Johnny Castle: You listen to me; I don't want to hear that from you, you can!
Frances "Baby" Houseman: I used to think so.

 

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A Real Grown Up Name

Frances "Baby" Houseman: Have you had many women?
Johnny Castle: What?
Frances "Baby" Houseman: Have you had many women?
Johnny Castle: Come on, Baby.
Frances "Baby" Houseman: Come on. I want to know.
Johnny Castle: No, no. Look, you've gotta understand what it's like, Baby: you come from the streets and suddenly you're up here, and these women are throwing themselves at ya, and they smell so good, and they really take care of themselves, I mean, I never knew women could be like that, you know? And they're so rich, they're so goddamn rich, you think they must know about everything. And they're slipping their room keys in my hands, two and three times day, different women. So here I think I'm scoring big, and for a while you think, hey, they wouldn't be doing this if they didn't care about me, right?
Frances "Baby" Houseman: That's all right, I understand. You were just using them, that's all.
Johnny Castle: No, no, that's not it. That's the thing, see, Baby, it wasn't like that, they were using me.
Johnny Castle: What's your real name, Baby?
Frances "Baby" Houseman: Frances. For the first woman in the cabinet.
Johnny Castle: Frances. That's a real grown up name.

 

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When I'm With You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dirty Dancing Quotes
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When I'm With You

Frances "Baby" Houseman: Johnny, I came here because my father-
Johnny Castle: No, I mean the way he saved her. I mean, I.... I could never do anything like that. That was somethin'. The reason people treat me like I'm nothin' is cause I'm nothin'.
Frances "Baby" Houseman: That's not true! You- You're everything!
Johnny Castle: You don't understand the way it is, I mean for somebody like me. Last month, I'm eating Jujubes to keep alive, and this month, women are stuffing diamonds in my pocket, I'm balancing on shit as quick as that, [clicks his fingers] I could be down there again.
Frances "Baby" Houseman: No, it's not the way it is! It doesn't have to be that way.
Johnny Castle: I've never known anyone like you before. You think you can make the world better. Somebody's lost, you find them. Somebody's bleeding-
Frances "Baby" Houseman: Yeah, I go get my daddy. That was really brave, like you said.
Johnny Castle: That took a lot of guts to go to him! You are not scared of anything.
France "Baby Houseman: Me? I'm scared of everything! I'm scared of what I saw. I'm scared of what I did, of who I am. And most of all, I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life.... the way I feel when I'm with you!

 

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