Search results for "Patrick Swayze"


Dirty Dancing (1987)

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Jennifer Grey  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Cynthia Rhodes  •  Jerry Orbach

Donnie Darko (2001) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Richard Kelly
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Maggie Gyllenhaal

Ghost (1990) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Demi Moore  •  Tony Goldwyn  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh

Keeping Mum (2005) RT 56% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Niall Johnson
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Maggie Smith  •  Patrick Swayze

Point Break (1991) RT 68% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2001

In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Gary Busey  •  Lori Petty

Red Dawn (1984) RT 53% / Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2001

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  John Milius
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Lea Thompson  •  Darren Dalton

Road House (1989) RT 38% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 2003

The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rowdy Herrington
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Kelly Lynch  •  Sam Elliott  •  Ben Gazzara

Steel Dawn (1987) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Oct 2000

In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Lance Hool
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Lisa Niemi  •  Anthony Zerbe  •  Christopher Neame

The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Kammerud
CAST:  Jeff Bennett  •  Jonah Bobo  •  Jim Cummings  •  Grey DeLisle




The Outsiders (1983) RT 65% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 1999

When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Ralph Macchio  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Patrick Swayze

The Player (1992) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 1997

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995) RT 41% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2003

Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Wesley Snipes  •  John Leguizamo  •  Stockard Channing

Uncommon Valor (1983) RT 56% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2001

A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Ted Kotcheff
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Fred Ward  •  Robert Stack  •  Patrick Swayze

Tall Tale (1995)

A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Jeremiah S. Chechik
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Oliver Platt  •  Roger Aaron Brown  •  Nick Stahl

Youngblood (1986) RT 38% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2001

A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Markle
CAST:  Rob Lowe  •  Cynthia Gibb  •  Patrick Swayze  •  Ed Lauter

11:14 (2003) RT 92% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Greg Marcks
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Blake Heron  •  Barbara Hershey  •  Hilary Swank

Black Dog (1998) RT 10% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Meat Loaf  •  Randy Travis  •  Gabriel Casseus

One Last Dance (2004) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2005

In the wake of tragedy, a renowed New York dance company is on teh brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis, Chrissa, and Max are pulled in to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lisa Niemi
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Lisa Niemi  •  George de la Peña  •  Matthew Walker