There have been plenty of big-budget blockbuster movies that will remain in our collective memories forever. The writing, the acting, and the story all come together for a brilliant display of cinema. There’s really nothing else like it.

Sometimes, though, a movie with a low budget and unknown actors can have the same impact on an audience. It’s always a nice surprise when a movie with low expectations shocks everyone with an Academy Award-winning effort.

Dirty Dancing, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, is one of those movies. It had a mostly unrecognizable cast and a very low bankroll, but it managed to become one of the most famous films of all time. Enjoy 24 little-known facts about this great flick, and then go watch it again!

1. In the scene where Johnny Castle (played by Patrick Swayze) and Frances “Baby” Houseman (Jennifer Grey) are alone practicing their dance moves for the weekly dance at a nearby resort, Johnny runs his fingers down Baby’s arm and she bursts out laughing. This is a genuine reaction from Grey… as is the frustration on Swayze’s face.