23 Reasons Why "Dirty Dancing" Is The Most Important Movie In Your Life

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"I owe it all to you!"

1. It taught you that you can dance *literally* anywhere.

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And to look both ways before you do.

2. It taught you that nicknames should be dropped at a sooner age.

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Johnny: “What’s your real name, Baby?”

Baby: “Frances. For the first woman in the Cabinet.”

Johnny: “Frances. That’s a real grown-up name.”

3. It totally prepped you on what to expect for your first dance.

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4. Because it took you from this...

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to this!

5. Because now you know what to call your boyfriend.

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6. * Thank you crop top inspiration *

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7. Because it taught you always be honest with your heart.

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Because being vulnerable.

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Can get you laid.

8. Because now you can dance in any shoe you have on.

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9. Because this was the saddest thing to have ever escaped Patrick Swayze's lips.

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10. Because now you know it's important to talk about the work you put in.

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Because you too have carried a watermelon.

11. Because even though Baby's sister might have been a bit vapid...

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But thanks to her, now you about the power of beige iridescent lipstick.

12. Because while everyone else says shit like "hangry"

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You're the classy/ sexy girl who describes the feeling as "hungry eyes"

13. Because it taught you all about self worth.

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And gave you a super clever Facebook bio.

"Actually I'll take the head of table, thank you!"

14. Because now you appreciate the power of #teamwork.

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15. Because you never laughed so hard at a movie line.

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"Oh yes please tell us more about what he's the boss of!"

16. It taught you all about personal boundaries.

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17. Now you know to ALWAYS say yes to dance invitations from hot strangers.

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18. It taught you various dance moves.

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As well as ways to use the actual dance floor.

19. It gave you an excuse for wearing all white all day every day.

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And never fearing if you get caught in the rain while wearing it.

20. It's pretty much always on T.V.

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And it's always one of those movies that you can rely on for a good time.

21. It taught you the importance of taking ownership AND asserting "equal blame"

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'Cause now you know how to turn a "My bad" situation

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into a "You're... also guilty" situation.

22. Now you know the best time to break out your Bermuda's...

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is when you're being sultry and seductive on the dance floor. Especially paired with a crop top*

23. And finally that all good deeds are rewarded in the best way

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