The popularity of Dirty Dancing is mind boggling when you consider it’s about the seduction of a naïve 17-year-old girl by a dancing male escort. Oh joy, a sugary underdog story. Let’s watch the statutory rape again! Set in the 1960s at an upscale country club, there’s the upstairs/downstairs drama of golfing and fine dining, along with a botched abortion and bored rich wives hunting for gigolos.

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