Dirty Dancing (BD) in May

Lionsgate Home Entertainment have announced the US Region A Blu-ray Disc release of Dirty Dancing (20th Anniversary Edition) for 8th May 2007 priced at $29.99 SRP. Starring Jennifer Grey (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) as “Baby” Houseman and Patrick Swayze (Ghost) as the sexy Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing is the story of a naïve girl who meets an experienced dance instructor and becomes his pupil in dance and love

Featuring new special features, the 20th Anniversary Edition is highlighted by Patrick Swayze’s first-ever DVD participation with the new filmed interview “Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze,” as well as deleted and alternate scenes, original screen tests, outtakes, a tribute to Jerry Orbach and much more.

In addition, the Blu-ray version of the film will also include a multi-voice audio commentary, a Dirty Dancing Pop-up Trivia Track, 6.1 PCM uncompressed audio and the special features are presented in High Definition.

The full list of extras ported over from the DVD release follows, though it should be noted that although the full set of extras from the DVD release are slated to appear on the Blu-ray Disc edition, the press release states that “Blu-ray Disc Special Features are subject to change”…

Extras from the DVD release:

  • Audio commentary with writer/co-producer Eleanor Bergstein
  • Trivia Track
  • “Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze” interview featurette
  • Tribute to Jerry Orbach
  • “The Classic Story on Stage” featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Alternate Scenes
  • Extended Scenes
  • Outtakes/Gag reel
  • Original Screen Tests
  • Multi-Angle Dance Sequences
  • Interactive Photo Gallery
  • Jennifer Grey Interview
  • Eleanor Bergstein Interview
  • Kenny Ortega Interview
  • Emile Ardolino Tribute
  • Hungry Eyes Music Video
  • She’s Like The Wind Music Video
  • (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life Music Video

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