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Road House
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Road House 1989


From Amazon: One of those movies that helped usher out the era of action films that had plots that made any sense (and also helped reverse the direction of Patrick Swayze's career arc), Road House concerns a handsome, existential bouncer in a rinky-dink honky-tonk who owns both a degree in philosophy and a Mercedes. And that's perhaps the most believable aspect of the whole movie. Swayze stars as Dalton, "the best bouncer in the business," who runs afoul of Wesley (Ben Gazzara), the meanest SOB round these parts, by taking up with his former girlfriend, Doc (Kelly Lynch)--the only woman in town with an IQ approaching double digits, even if she had...

Directed By:
No image existsRowdy Herrington
Starring:
No image existsPatrick Swayze
Sam ElliottSam Elliott
Kelly LynchKelly Lynch
No image existsBen Gazzara
No image existsKevin Tighe
No image existsMarshall Teague
No image existsJulie Michaels
No image existsTerry Funk
No image existsJeff Healey

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Road House Movie Review by Movie Addict (9/19/2009)

OK, this isn't Oscar material, it garnered six Razzie nominations instead. The acting leaves a lot to be desired, and the dialog is pure corn, but it fills the "guilty pleasure" category like a glove.

While others like Dirty Dancing, this movie will always define Patrick Swayze to me. In his memory, I will watch it over...

(complete Road House review by Movie Addict)


Road House Movie Review by Filmkiller (3/18/2008)

So, uh, I can't take my eyes off this piece of sh*t every time that I see it on TV, so I must acknowledge its all balls no brain status as a guilty pleasure movie.

Roadhouse pits the best cooler (that's bouncer insider talk for bouncer) in the business, James Dalton (Swayze), against some rich dude, Brad Wesley (Ben...

(complete Road House review by Filmkiller)



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