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The 10th anniversary of ''Dirty Dancing''

To mark the event, we look at the numbers of the film, from the total amount the movie has grossed to the number of films Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey have made since

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Hard to believe, but it’s been a whole decade since Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey made the Catskills look sexy in Dirty Dancing. We know only because LIVE Entertainment is marking the 10th anniversary by re-releasing the film Aug. 22. Since we can’t wait that long, we’ve compiled some Dancing figures — to rival those pumping and grinding in Kellerman’s staff quarters.

Total amount film has grossed worldwide to date: $170 million

Cost to make the film: $7 million

Number of Dancing videos sold: 1.9 million

Number of films Swayze has made since Dancing: 11 (Biggest hit: Ghost)

Number Grey has made: 6 (Biggest hit: Bloodhounds of Broadway)

Highest chart position of Swayze’s ”She’s Like the Wind”: 1

Number of songs Swayze has recorded since: 0

Duration of CBS’ 1988 Dirty Dancing series: 10 episodes

Duration of Arthur Murray’s ”Dirty Dancing” class: 4 weeks

Number of times rerelease-obsessed Conan O’Brien mentioned Dancing in July: 9