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The 87-Year-Itch: See These German Senior Citizens Become Movie Stars | Titanic

The 87-Year-Itch: See These German Senior Citizens Become Movie Stars

Originally posted 01/23/2014 04:00PM

Hollywood is a town that runs on youth, but nobody told these senior citizens in Germany.

As part of a giveaway calendar, 19 residents at Contilla Retirement Group in Essen, Germany, recreated 12 famous scenes from the 20th century's greatest movies, including highbrow classics (Cabaret and Easy Rider) to enduring blockbusters (Dirty Dancing and The Blues Brothers).

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Man Recreates Romantic Movies with Dog as Leading Lady | Sixteen Candles (Flashback Edition)

The Notebark: Man Recreates Romantic Movies with Dog as Leading Lady

Originally posted 01/03/2014 08:00AM

Dogs aren't just man's best friend, they also make great co-stars.

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UpdatePosted 11/18/2013 04:30PM

Bride and Groom Have Time of Their Lives Reenacting Dirty Dancing

Originally posted 11/18/2013 11:45AM

We've already seen one bride and groom pay tribute to Star Wars by turning their first dance into a lightsaber duel.

Now check out another couple who used their wedding to demonstrate some movie-inspired moves.

Newlyweds Terra and Drake showed their guests that nobody puts baby in a corner when they reenacted the famous Dirty Dancing lift scene to Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes's "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."

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Channing Tatum Does Dirty Dancing Lift with His Dog

Originally posted 02/09/2012 05:00PM

Channing Tatum has some notable dance moves, but there's one he does with his pit bull, Lulu that might top them all.

"I can do the Dirty Dancing lift with my dog," was the first prompt Ellen DeGeneres gave Tatum in a "I Do/I Don't" game on an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show airing Thursday. Tatum replied, "I do."

Thankfully, the actor brought a clip of Lulu performing the lift with him. Watch to see the dancing duo in action, and wait for the loving ending – or as Tatum describes it, the "straight-up makeout session."

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Jennifer Grey 'Can't Wait' to See the Dirty Dancing Remake | Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze

Jennifer Grey 'Can't Wait' to See the Dirty Dancing Remake

Originally posted 08/10/2011 01:15PM

No one puts Baby in a corner ... but having another actress play her iconic role is A-O.K.

Jennifer Grey, who starred as Baby in the 1987 hit film, assured fans that she was fine with the upcoming remake of the film.

She told the Wall Street Journal through her publicist: "I'm so excited about this news and I think there's nobody better than my beloved Kenny Ortega who is as responsible as anyone for the success of the first one. I can't wait to see what he's going to do with it."

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Appreciation: Patrick Swayze's Sexy Film Career | Patrick Swayze


Appreciation: Patrick Swayze's Sexy Film Career

Originally posted 09/15/2009 08:05AM

Patrick Swayze was a big softie. With performances in nearly three dozen movies in more than three decades, that was the secret behind his best work: his ability to convey, even when he was playing a tough guy, that beneath the glower his character was actually kind, sensitive and maybe even hurting.

His two most memorable roles, in 1987's Dirty Dancing and 1990's Ghost, both showcased his caring side. They were also his biggest box-office successes.

In Dancing, he made hearts flutter as a sexy, supportive dance instructor who, via the mambo and cha-cha, helps transform a teenage wallflower (Jennifer Grey) into a self-confident woman.

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