Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > Movie Talk
Reload this Page >

Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Movie Talk A Discussion area for everything movie related including films In The Theaters
View Poll Results: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?
The Outsiders (1983)
4.22%
Uncommon Valor (1983)
1.81%
Red Dawn (1984)
15.66%
Youngblood (1986)
0.60%
Dirty Dancing (1987)
4.22%
Steel Dawn (1987)
0
0%
Road House (1989)
26.51%
Next of Kin (1989)
0
0%
Ghost (1990)
11.45%
Point Break (1991)
26.51%
City of Joy (1992)
0.60%
Tall Tale (1995)
0
0%
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
2.41%
Three Wishes (1995)
0
0%
Black Dog (1998)
1.81%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
0
0%
11:14 (2003)
1.20%
Powder Blue (2009)
0
0%
Other, please specify...
3.01%
Voters: 166. You may not vote on this poll

Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Old 09-15-09, 06:54 AM
  #26  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Posts: 8,466
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Road House for sure but I also like Point Break, Ghost, Dirty Dancing, Red Dawn, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, Black Dog, Next of Kin, City of Joy and the North and South series.

Last edited by conscience; 09-15-09 at 06:58 AM.
conscience is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 07:46 AM
  #27  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Relocated to Bot-Hell
Posts: 11,819
Received 239 Likes on 175 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

It was tough between Road House and Point Break. Went with the last one I watched (Road House).
rexinnih is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 07:48 AM
  #28  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Nov 1999
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 1,835
Received 3 Likes on 2 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

other....

Donnie Darko
JayDerek is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 08:12 AM
  #29  
DVD Talk Legend
 
stingermck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Cobra Island
Posts: 17,128
Received 427 Likes on 291 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

I have to say Dirty Dancing. Im that generation, whose Mothers watched the movie all the time, and it stuck. But also a big fan of Road House, and Point Break.
stingermck is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 09:11 AM
  #30  
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: STL
Posts: 203
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Definitely Point Break, anytime it's on I'll sit there like a frickin zombie and watch it til the end. Definitely like a fair share of his movies though. 11:14 was pretty cool and of course Road House is always good.
House13 is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 10:09 AM
  #31  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Ash Ketchum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 12,624
Received 276 Likes on 211 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

I voted for CITY OF JOY because I figured no one else would. And I was right.
It's the least annoying movie on the list and it has a great score by Ennio Morricone.

Swayze never starred in movies that appealed to me, but I always found him likeable and charismatic. And he sounds like he was a great guy in real life. I just wish he'd found his niche in other genres.
Ash Ketchum is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 10:40 AM
  #32  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 4,774
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Had to go with Ghost
Palaver is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 10:49 AM
  #33  
DVD Talk Legend
 
islandclaws's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain
Posts: 20,085
Likes: 0
Received 7 Likes on 7 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Road House, then Red Dawn and Point Break.

Dalton was the man!
islandclaws is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 10:49 AM
  #34  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Drexl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 16,077
Likes: 0
Received 15 Likes on 13 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Probably The Outsiders, the original version.

But, I liked 11:14 as well.
Drexl is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 10:59 AM
  #35  
DVD Talk Legend
 
matome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: NY
Posts: 12,304
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Red Dawn
matome is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 11:20 AM
  #36  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,107
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

For a huge dose of Swayze, I recommend the mini-series North and South. The series also starred David Carradine who died this year too!
jeffbase34 is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 11:29 AM
  #37  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Ginwen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Kent, WA
Posts: 7,387
Received 21 Likes on 17 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Point Break easily.
Ginwen is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 11:41 AM
  #38  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Jaymole's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: N.Y, N.Y
Posts: 10,524
Received 443 Likes on 250 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Sad to say there isn't a single movie on that list, (which I've seen), that I like so I will have to go with Donnie Darko.
Jaymole is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 11:41 AM
  #39  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
dhmac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Kissimmee, Florida
Posts: 7,422
Received 67 Likes on 58 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

To paraphrase Mike Nelson, nothing else remotely achieves the pure Road House-iness of Road House.
dhmac is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 01:27 PM
  #40  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
The Antipodean's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 6,638
Received 165 Likes on 118 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

I have to admit I absolutely love Point Break but in some shocking lapse of taste I have never seen Road House. Renting it tonight. RIP, Mr. Swayze
The Antipodean is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 01:31 PM
  #41  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Santa Clara, California
Posts: 10,531
Received 51 Likes on 40 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

The Outsiders.
shizawn is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 02:30 PM
  #42  
Inane Thread Master, 2018 TOTY
Thread Starter
 
OldBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Are any of us really anywhere?
Posts: 49,358
Received 897 Likes on 758 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

wow. thought Red Dawn would have faired much better.
OldBoy is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 03:14 PM
  #43  
DVD Talk Gold Edition
 
JackBurton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 2,057
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

The Outsiders
JackBurton is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 04:08 PM
  #44  
DVD Talk Godfather
 
Giantrobo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Gateway Cities/Harbor Region
Posts: 63,223
Received 1,784 Likes on 1,113 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

"Too Wong Fu"

"City of Joy" a close second.
Giantrobo is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 04:12 PM
  #45  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Sonic's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 1999
Posts: 19,353
Received 347 Likes on 247 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Loved him in Ghost..but favorite is Point Break, he was bad ass.
Sonic is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 04:40 PM
  #46  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Puyallup
Posts: 16,430
Likes: 0
Received 6 Likes on 4 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Wolverines!
superdeluxe is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 05:43 PM
  #47  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 7,436
Received 90 Likes on 70 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Although he has alot of guilty pleasure movies like Roadhouse and Red Dawn, his best movie, IMO, is Ghost. I understand this like Titanic to many and think that a bunch of girls made this a hit, but I remember it was a must see that summer of 1990, and still holds up well today. Wow, has it been 19 years? I feel old.....
mcnabb is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 06:02 PM
  #48  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,190
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Ghost
writer106 is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 09:13 PM
  #49  
DVD Talk Hero - 2023 TOTY Award Winner
 
jfoobar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 46,586
Received 2,168 Likes on 1,221 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

I'm still the only person to vote for Youngblood.

"Thank God there is a sport for middle-sized white boys"
jfoobar is offline  
Old 09-15-09, 09:18 PM
  #50  
Inane Thread Master, 2018 TOTY
Thread Starter
 
OldBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Are any of us really anywhere?
Posts: 49,358
Received 897 Likes on 758 Posts
Re: Favorite Patrick Swayze Movie?

Originally Posted by jfoobar
I'm still the only person to vote for Youngblood.

"Thank God there is a sport for middle-sized white boys"
i've seen it before, but i taped this from cable a couple weeks ago and it was god awful. i could barely get through it. though i like him now, i can't believe Rob Lowe got work after this. a cardboard cut out of Mr. Bean would have been a better actor.
OldBoy is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.