‘Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Edition’; Limited Edition Collector’s Box Set, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD Available On February 7, 2017 From Lionsgate

dirty-dancing-30th-anniversary-collectors-box-beauty-shotWe have some exciting belated news; Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed a 30th Anniversary release of the classic ‘Dirty Dancing’, along with a special return to theaters via Fathom Events. Hit the jump to read the official announcement for the release/event including bonus content listings and more, plus artwork for all three editions and a trailer for the Fathom event.

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Limited Edition Collector’s Box Set,Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital HD Available on February 7Featuring All-New Bonus Material from Lionsgate

 

SANTA MONICA, CA (December 12, 2016) –Relive the enduring romance of Baby and Johnny when Dirty Dancing 30th Anniversary Edition arrives on a limited Collector’s Edition numbered box set (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and Digital HD on February 7 from Lionsgate. The pop phenomenon that gave audiences some of the most iconic catchphrases and dance sequences in film history stars Patrick Swayze (Ghost), Jennifer Grey (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), Jerry Orbach ( TV’s “Law & Order”), Cynthia Rhodes (Flashdance), Kelly Bishop (TV’s “Gilmore Girls”), and Jack Weston (The Thomas Crown Affair). The timeless classic was written by Eleanor Bergstein (Let It Be Me) and directed by Emile Ardolino (Sister Act) with choreography by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical franchise.)

 

In the summer of 1963, innocent 17-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskills resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny (Patrick Swayze), the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny’s pupil in dance and love.

 

The Dirty Dancing 30th Anniversary limited Collector’s Edition box set includes the Blu-ray and DVD in collectible, numbered packaging along with exclusive memorabilia including a Kellerman’s cottage room key chain for Baby’s room; “I carried a watermelon” wristlet wallet; compact mirror; 108 page shooting script with writers notes and a letter from Eleanor Bergstein; dance step cards; Kellerman resort vintage post cards; resort brochure/map and ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign; and a copy of the original mini one-sheet. The box set, Blu-ray and DVD releases all feature over six hours of special features including never-before-seen moments from Patrick Swayze’s last in-depth Dirty Dancing interview, “Patrick Swayze Uncut,” and interviews with celebrity fans reflecting on the anniversary in “Happy Birthday, Dirty Dancing”. Additional special features include deleted and extended scenes, outtakes, cast interviews, music videos, filmmaker commentaries, and more. The Dirty Dancing 30th Anniversary will be available on limited-edition box set, Blu-ray combo pack and DVD for $64.99, $14.99, and $14.98, respectively.

 

LIMITED EDITION BOX SETS INCLUDES:

  • Limited and numbered collectible packaging
  • 108 page shooting script with writers notes and a letter from writer Eleanor Bergstein
  • “I carried a watermelon” wristlet wallet
  • Compact mirror
  • Kellerman’s cottage room keychain for Baby’s room
  • Kellerman resort vintage postcards
  • Kellerman resort brochure with map
  • Kellerman’s “Do not disturb” door sign
  • Step-by-step dance cards
  • Original mini one-sheet
  • BD / DVD / Digital Copy

 

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • ALL-NEW:“Patrick Swayze Uncut” Interview
  • ALL-NEW:“Patrick Swayze: In His Own Words” Interview
  • ALL-NEW:“Happy 30thBirthday, Dirty Dancing” Featurette
  • ALL NEW:“Eleanor Bergstein: Thoughts On A Lifetime of Dirty Dancing” Interview
  • Commentary with Writer / co-producer Eleanor Bergstein
  • Commentary with Kenny Ortega, Miranda Garrison, Jeff Jur, Hilary Rosenfeld and David Chapman
  • “Dirty Dancing: The Phenomenon” Featurette
  • “Dancing to the Music” Featurette
  • “The Rhythm of the Dancing” Featurette
  • Original Screen Tests
  • Outtakes
  • Music Videos
  • Cast Interviews with Jennifer Grey, Eleanor Bergstein, Miranda Garrison and Kenny Ortega
  • Deleted, Alternate and Extended Scenes

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production:1987

Title Copyright: Dirty Dancing © 1987, Artwork & Supplementary Materials ® & © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating:PG-13

Genre:Romance, Drama

Closed-Captioned:NA

Subtitles: English, Spanish and English SDH

Feature Run Time:101minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition16x9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

DVD Format:16×9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

Blu-ray Audio:English DTS HD Master Audio

DVD Audio:English 5.1Dolby Digital Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

 

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