8-year-old does the 'Dirty Dancing' routine ... and nails it

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Watch an 8-Year-Old Dance Prodigy Give Patrick Swayze a Run for His Money

Somebody get this kid a Baby Houseman, ASAP!

Charlie has loved dancing since he was three years old. Now he's 8 and can give Patrick Swayze a run for his money - just watch that video of Charlie dancing along to the Dirty Dancing finale routine.

"Since the movie had the name 'dancing' in it Charlie insisted on watching it," his mom, Lainie Kristina, told BuzzFeed News. "He has probably watched it only 10-12 times."

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8-year-old does the 'Dirty Dancing' routine ... and nails it
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
This kid has Patrick Swayze's iconic 'Time of My Life' routine down -- even without a partner. (YouTube)
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Those head flick! That fancy footwork with those little feet!

At the three minute mark, when Jennifer Grey gets lifted off the dance floor - you know, that iconic Dirty Dancing move - you can tell Charlie is just biding his time until he can lift someone too.

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"He loves to dance and cannot sit when he is watching a music video or anything with dancing in it," Lainie says. "He immediately gets up and starts copying all of the moves."

We're only blessed with so many great performers in our lifetime. There's Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, now Charlie. And speaking of M.J., here is Charlie's best take on "Thriller," just because it's also very, very cute:

Of all the little dancing prodigies we've seen lately - that 11-year-old savant who was "All About That Bass," the little baby who choreographed an entire routine to "Chandelier" - Charlie may be out favorite.

And check out this Dirty Dancing throwback interview from the '80s:

Baby Speaks! A 'Dirty Dancing' Rewind

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