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Swayze's name has become a commonly-used term in hip hop songs. Lyrics will use the phrase "...and I'm Swayze," meaning that the singer has become "like a ghost", or gone. This is a reference to the title character of Swayze's 1990 film Ghost. The first time this is known to have occurred was in the early 1990s, in a song by EPMD.[3] More recent usage is by such artists as The Notorious B.I.G. in the song "Runnin' (Dying to Live)" and in Mistah F.A.B.'s "Ghost Ride It". The expression has become such a hip hop staple that it was even used in the Saturday Night Live hip hop parody, "Lazy Sunday".

Swayze has also been referred to in other elements of popular culture. For example, the Trailer Park Boys character Julian is sometimes called Patrick Swayze due to a slight resemblance, and a history of having dressed up like Swayze to dance to the music from "Dirty Dancing". Band Fall Out Boy has a song called "Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner". The Seattle indie rock band Kane Hodder has a song titled "I Think Patrick Swayze is Sexy". Houston metalcore band, The Swayze Factory have named their entire band after their famous fellow Houstonian. The television show Mystery Science Theater 3000, in the episode "Santa Claus conquers the Martians", has one of the MST3K characters writing a Christmas carol entitled "Let's Have a Patrick Swayze Christmas" as a tribute to his favorite Swayze (bad) movie: Road House. Swayze has been parodied in several strips of the online gaming comic Penny Arcade, where one of the characters indicates an obsession with Swayze and Dirty Dancing. And in an episode of Clerks: The Animated Series, Swayze is featured as a pet store employee, voiced by comedian Gilbert Gottfried.

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The Outsiders is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton, and was made in 1983 by Francis Ford Coppola.

The main characters are the Curtis brothers, Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darry, and their friends Johnny Cade, Dallas Winston, Steve Randle, Keith "Two-Bit" Mathews. Together, they are a gang of greasers in Tulsa, Oklahoma in Fall 1967. The story is narrated by Ponyboy. The Curtis boys are orphaned after their parents are killed in a car accident. As a result, Darry forgoes college to care for his brothers so that the family will not be broken up.

The Greasers are, at first glance, the common stereotype of the juvenile delinquent. Their nickname is derived from the grease they use to slick back their long hair. The Socs (pronounced soashes, an abbreviation of Socialites) are the "haves" to the Greasers' "have nots." Although "The Outsiders" may seem to refer to the alienated Greasers, both groups are set back by economic, social, or creative limits.

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Red Dawn is a 1984 film by John Milius about an invasion of the United States by the Soviet Union and Cuba, and the resulting guerrilla actions of a group of American high school students in the town of Calumet, Colorado. The movie features Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, Jennifer Grey, and Powers Boothe.

Red Dawn was the first movie to be released with a Motion Picture Association of America PG-13 rating (The Flamingo Kid was the first film to actually receive the rating, but was not released for 5 months after

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Youngblood is a 1986 American drama film, starring Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves and Ed Lauter.

It is also the title of a short film by Harris Smith and is considered to be one of the first Remodernist films

The film begins with a 17-year-old farmhand Dean Youngblood (Rob Lowe) who has dreams of playing in the bright lights of the National Hockey League. However, first he must prove to himself, his family and his teammates that he can survive in the harsh, brutal world of Canadian Junior Hockey with a rag tag team of roughnecks, the Hamilton Mustangs. Possessing blazing speed and a quick stick, Youngblood quickly learns after a violent run-in with a brutish, neanderthal-like player, Carl Racki (George J. Finn) that flashiness and pure athletic ability simply will not be enough to be successful in this league.

After his mentor and friend on the team, Derek Sutton (Patrick Swayze) is brutally injured by the thuggish Racki, Youngblood returns home to the farm out of fear, sadness, and disgust. After a pep-talk by his older brother, Kelly (Jim Youngs) about the nature of never quitting and always standing up for yourself, Youngblood is inspired to learn how to fight and survive on the ice and adapt the killer instinct that has been stopping him from being successful. Youngblood returns to the team, a new man, ready to confront Racki in the final game of the playoffs between his team and the Thunder Bay Bombers.

The game ends with a stunning game-winning penalty shot by Youngblood, yet is far from over as Youngblood demands to his coach, Murray Chadwich (Ed Lauter) to be left in the game as time expires to confront Racki. "Let's go, Pretty Boy!" says Youngblood and Racki engage in a violent hockey fight, to the finish with his teammates and crowd including Youngblood's father Blane (Eric Nesterenko) and girlfriend, Coach Chadwick's daughter, Jessie (Cynthia Gibb) cheering him on. The fight starts with both Youngblood and Racki using their sticks as "swords" til Youngblood knocks Racki's stick out of his hands. The fight continues after that with Youngblood and Racki going bare-handed;much like the the fighting we see now in the NHL. Youngblood emerges victorious, landing several blows to the face and body of his nemesis Racki, and is carried off the ice on the shoulders of his teammmates in celebration.

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Dirty Dancing is a 1987 romance film credited as being one of the most watched films of all time, particularly among women.[2] Written by Eleanor Bergstein, the film features Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Cynthia Rhodes, and Jerry Orbach. The story details the moment of time that a teenaged girl crosses over into womanhood both physically and emotionally, through a relationship with a dance instructor during a family summer vacation. Approximately one third of the movie involves dancing scenes, and the finale is considered by many to be "the most goosebump-inducing dance scene in movie history."[1][3]

Originally a low-budget film by a new studio and with no major stars (at the time), Dirty Dancing became a massive hit. It has earned $US300 million worldwide, and was the first film to sell over one million copies on home video.[4] The Dirty Dancing soundtrack is one of the bestselling soundtracks of all time, generating two multi-platinum albums and multiple singles, including, "(I've Had) The Time of My Life", which won both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song, as well as a Grammy Award for best duet. In 2004, the film spawned a sequel, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, as well as a stage version in 2005 which has had sellout performances in Australia, Germany, and the UK, and is scheduled to play in its first North American city, Toronto, in October 2007. The 20th anniversary of the film's release was on August 21, 2007, and was marked with increased press attention,[4] a 20th-anniversary DVD, and a new Dirty Dancing computer game. The films star now works as a nuse in Gosport England under the pseudonym of Angela Wilson.

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Next of Kin

 

Truman Gates, a Kentucky native raised in Appalachia, has migrated to Chicago to become a police officer. Truman's younger brother Gerald becomes unemployed when the local coal mine ceases operation. Truman persuades his brother to look for work in Chicago. Gerald's move to Chicago serves to fuel the estrangement between Truman and another brother, Briar, who feels Truman had attempted to get above his raising by moving to the city and marrying a classic violist, Jesse.

Soon after arriving in Chicago and landing a job as a truck driver, Gerald is killed during a truck heist planned by mafioso Lawrence Isabella, who is being groomed to take over the syndicate by his brother Joey Isabella upon thief father's, John Isabella, retirement from organized crime.

When Gerald is discovered dead, Truman returns to Kentucky for the funeral. Briar is bent on revenge, while Truman urges in vain to let the police deal with the investigation. Briar's contempt and distrust for his brother grows, as he considers Truman is dishonoring his family by refusing to engage in a traditional clan feud to exact justice.

Briar goes to Chicago to search for his brother's killer. Soon afterwards, Lawrence is murdered and Joey blames the murder on Truman and Briar. John Isabella orders a hit on the two brothers, resulting in a shootout between Briar and Joey, which leaves Briar dead.

With a second brother dead, and evidence for an arrest lacking, Truman resigns from the police force and goes to Kentucky to gather his extended family to begin a feud against the Isabella family.

Learning of the Gates family determination to seek revenge, Joey dismisses the threat by the Gates "plow rocks for a living" to which John responds, "That's what they said about our family back in Italy."

When the Gates clan arrive in Chicago, they descend on a cemetery where Truman had arranged a showdown with Joey. An extended gun battle ensues, where Truman kills most of Joey's entourage using crossbows but is chased by the remaining four. Just as Truman is cornered, the family descends and using animal calls come to the rescue. Once the remaining henchmen are killed or cornered, Truman and Joey engage in hand to hand battle. Truman has Joey pinned on the ground with a knife to his throat, but the Isabella family show up and gain the upper hand. However, John asks Joey to move out of the way and shoots him having discovered that Joey had been bragging about murdering Lawrence out of jealousy for being overlooked to take over the syndicate. With the the murders on both sides dealt with, the Isabella and Gates families make peace.

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Road House is a 1989 film directed by Rowdy Herrington and starring Patrick Swayze as a top bouncer at a seedy roadside bar. (It is not related to the 1948 movie).

Many considered the film a disappointment after the phenomenal success of Swayze's Dirty Dancing. However, after its initial box office failure, it moved to television, where it quickly developed a cult following, and is considered by Mystery Science Theater 3000 alumnus Michael J. Nelson to be the "best bad movie ever made".

Based on a true story, Swayze plays Dalton, a professional "cooler" with a mysterious past, a degree in philosophy from New York University, and a specialization in cleaning up rough establishments. Lured away from his current job to work at the Double Deuce in Jasper, Missouri, Dalton quickly makes an enemy of local kingpin Brad Wesley (Ben Gazzara), who has made his fortune extorting the townsfolk and monopolizing the liquor trade. Dalton also hooks up with his old friend, house musician Cody (singer/guitarist Jeff Healey), who fills him in on the sorry state of the establishment and warns the rest of the staff that Dalton will "seal their fate" if they get out of line. Dalton quickly asserts himself in his new role by kicking ass and initiating a turn around of the Double Deuce from a fight and drug haven to an acceptable establishment. After showcasing his penchant for putting beat downs on drunk party-goers, Cody declares: "The name...is...Dalton!", thus signifying his official arrival.

First Dalton dismisses Wesley's cronies from the Double Deuce. Dalton then begins to clean up the bar from the inside out. After renovation work, a new Double Deuce opens, without the usual roadhouse chicken wire across the stage. Business vastly improves. Gone are the dirty rough housers that frequented the establishment in its previous incantation; replaced by a more upscale clientele.

Meanwhile, Wesley recruits his most prized thug, "Jimmy" (Marshall R. Teague), a murderous ex-con, to smash monster trucks into buildings and terrorize the citizenry. Jimmy displays the type of skill no one else possesses for the eventual clash with the equally hot Dalton. During another destructive fight at the Double Deuce, Wesley's girlfriend "Denise" climbs on stage and performs a striptease. Dalton calmly escorts her off stage back to Wesley and proclaims: "If you're gonna have a pet, keep it on a leash." Wesley allows Jimmy to "have his way" with the Double Deuce bouncers but the ensuing brawl is promptly interrupted by Wesley who wishes to put an end to the violence, even though he has been the root cause of it. The people now begin to look to Dalton to liberate them from Wesley's clutches. Dalton is cut in a scrape with Wesley's henchman and visits the local hospital for staples to his wound. The doctor offers a local anesthetic, but when Dalton refuses, she asks "Do you enjoy pain ?". Dalton, in a moment showcasing his philosophical tendencies, proclaims: "Pain don't hurt", which later on is in conflict with his actions after getting beat up, he winces in pain which apparently DOES hurt. The doctor and Dalton strike up a friendship which leads to two of them dating. The local physician, Elizabeth Clay (Kelly Lynch), called "Doc" is Wesley's ex-girlfriend. She and Dalton are seen together around town. Wesley calls Dalton to his bungalow to talk truce. When Dalton arrives he notices Denise has bruises over her body which she attempts to cover up but fails to do. Wesley, recognizing Dalton's skill and flair, offers Dalton a chance to come work for him. Dalton refuses to take sides with the despised Wesley. In return, Wesley blows up the local auto-parts store owned by Clay's uncle (Red, because he has red hair) (Red West) who has befriended Dalton as a signal to those who would betray him and because Dalton is unavoidably attractive.

Dalton's mentor Wade Garrett (Sam Elliott) arrives in town. Wade is an aging cooler who, though not as hot as Dalton, taught Dalton everything he knows, although his glory days are now long behind him. Dalton introduces Wade to his the woman he is currently sleeping with: "Doc" Clay. After a night of carousing, Wade and Doc dance together in a diner. Doc goes to work to treat patients after being up all night, drinking. Wade interrupts a shipment of liquor Dalton gets without using Wesley's operation. Wesley's goons fight Dalton and Wade to a draw, but then Wesley dispatches Jimmy to blow up the farmhouse where Dalton is staying.

During this time, Wade tries to convince Dalton to leave town and leave the town's troubles (as well as his girlfriend Doc) behind. Dalton, determined, argues with Wade about the right thing to do. Their passion built up; they nearly rain blows on each other. Wade stops one of Dalton's blows with his fist. Their eyes meet and Wade declares: "We don't want to do this!" This would be the last time they would ever enjoy each other's musk as Dalton decides to bring Wesley to his knees, but he still has to deal with Jimmy.

During the ensuing melee, Jimmy declares his disgust and hatred for Dalton by declaring "I used to fuck guys like you in prison". Jimmy fights with Dalton, his only intention to inflict as much pain as possible before he kills Dalton. Dalton, badly injured and in a fight to the death, rips Jimmy's throat out. Doc sees the last of the fight and runs to the waters edge turning Jimmy over only to see that there is nothing she can do for him. Doc seeing the result of Dalton's fighting, and being a doctor/healer, is horrified at the violence and tells Dalton she wants nothing more to do with him and his lifestyle. Dalton sets Jimmy adrift face down, in the pond that separates Dalton's and Wesley's domiciles. Wesley's main henchman is now dead. Suddenly the farmhouse blows up, and Dalton and Doc save the old farmer that has rented his barn to Dalton. After finding Jimmy, an enraged Wesley beats up his defenseless girlfriend and then telephones Dalton declaring that he will kidnap and murder either Wade or Elizabeth if Dalton doesn't leave town. the choice of who dies is at the mercy of a coin toss. He puts the phone down and flips the coin to decide who will be murdered (Heads=Doc, Tails=Wade) and tells Dalton he wishes he could tell him which one would die. Dalton rushes to the hospital and finds Doc, who had no idea what was going on and she refuses any protection Dalton offers since she despises his proclivity for violence. Dalton finds Wade dead at the Double Deuce (it was tails). He then rushes to confront Wesley in a final showdown.

Rigging his car to crash into Wesley's house as a distraction, Dalton sneaks into Wesley's compound and proceeds to take out each of his thugs one at a time. Dalton finds Wesley hiding in the trophy room, and the two fight until Dalton pins Wesley with his knees on each shoulder. Staring down at Wesley, Dalton, hurting from a gunshot wound, starts to rip Wesley's throat out. But Dalton takes pity on him and sees the error of his own violent ways; he turns his back, giving Wesley the opportunity to attack again. Doc shows up just in time to watch as the townsfolk Wesley has bullied over the years come to Dalton's defense, each firing once at Wesley, all firing potentially fatal shots then hiding the firearms. The police show up and immediately question the townsfolk. The townsfolk each deny seeing anything despite Wesley lying dead on the floor, and they were only ones present. The police are unable to isolate the guilty party and make little (if any) effort to investigate the matter since the town is now finally freed from Wesley's tyranny.

Ron White frequently references this movie when he talks about the story about being thrown out of a bar in New York City, saying, "They hang out with other bouncers talking about bouncing, then go home and watch Road House and fondle themselves."

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Ghost is a 1990 romantic drama-fantasy-thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry Zucker. It was nominated for multiple Academy Awards, including Best Picture, winning for Best Original Screenplay, as well as Best Supporting Actress for Whoopi Goldberg.

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The film also stars Rick Aviles as Willie Lopez. Stephen Root, (the Police Sergeant) and the director's mother, Charlotte Zucker, have cameo roles, as does Phil Leeds as the hospital ghost, and Vincent Schiavelli as the "Subway Ghost," one of the film's more memorable characters.

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Point Break

 

Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves), is an FBI agent and former Ohio State quarterback who, with his partner Pappas (Gary Busey), is investigating a string of bank robberies. Suspecting a connection between the bank robbers, known as the Ex-Presidents because they use masks of former US presidents, and local surfers, Utah goes undercover to infiltrate the surfing community. Knowing little of the lifestyle, Utah convinces surfer Tyler (Lori Petty) to mentor him.

In the process, Utah develops a complex relationship with Bodhi (Patrick Swayze), the charismatic leader of a gang of surfers who accept Utah into their midst. While Utah goes undercover in the hope of finding the bank robbers, he finds himself increasingly attracted to their adrenaline-charged lifestyle.

The Bodhi/Utah dynamic gets more complicated as Utah begins to zero in on Bodhi as the likely ringleader of the Ex-Presidents. Utah learns that Bodhi and his gang rob banks in order to fund their lifestyle, and as a form of rebellion against a social system that they believe "kills the human spirit". This creates an internal struggle for Utah, as his fondness for Bodhi and the lifestyle he epitomizes conflicts with his duty and responsibility as an FBI agent.

By the end of the film, Utah is so absorbed by this lifestyle that he refuses to arrest Bodhi and instead lets him seek his own death surfing the giant waves of Bells Beach, Australia.

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Donnie Darko

 

The story occurs in the fictional town of Middlesex, Virginia (though it was filmed in the Los Angeles area), during the time of the 1988 presidential election campaign. Donnie Darko is an intelligent though emotionally troubled teenager who sleepwalks, and is in the medical care of a psychiatrist with whom he discusses his deepest thoughts. One morning, a jet engine from a commercial aircraft falls into Donnie's bedroom; he avoids death by obeying a voice in his head causing him to sleepwalk outside from his room, corrupting space and time. The voice is that of Frank, an (apparently) imaginary friend dressed in a man-sized rabbit costume. At midnight on October 2nd, Frank prophesies to Donnie that the end of the world will occur in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds.

Frank instructs Donnie to perform further acts, provoking a certain chain of events allowing the finale to occur: he floods his high school, giving him opportunity to court new classmate and potential love Gretchen Ross; he pursues time travel, leading to conversation with his science teacher, who gives him the book The Philosophy of Time Travel, by Roberta Sparrow, an aged town resident known as "Grandma Death" among the neighborhood children; he and Gretchen go to the cinema to watch a double feature, The Evil Dead and The Last Temptation of Christ, she falls asleep, Frank appears and shows him a wormhole portal in a cinema, where Frank reveals himself as a teenager of the same age as Donnie, with a wound in his right eye. Frank incites Donnie to burn down the house of a motivational speaker he ridiculed at a school function, thereby exposing a secret "kiddie porn dungeon". The motivational speaker's arrest causes Donnie's mother to chaperone his younger sister and her dance group on a flight to the talent hunt program Star Search in Los Angeles.

Donnie begins seeing ripples in space-time, depicted as water-like tentacles protruding from people's chests, brought on by the corruption of the current timeline. The tentacles indicate where the person will travel in the near future: he sees one tentacle snake into the room, followed by his younger sister skipping through the room. These singularities are described in Roberta Sparrow's book. Another tentacle leads Donnie to a pistol in his parents' closet, which he takes and keeps.

On the night of October 29th, with Donnie's parents out of town, Donnie and his sister Elizabeth have a party to celebrate her being accepted to Harvard. Donnie takes Gretchen and two other friends for advice from Roberta Sparrow when they are ambushed by two school bullies, who happen to be robbing the house that night. In the struggle, Gretchen is pushed onto the road and is run over and killed by a car, after which the bullies flee; (it then is past midnight, so it is October 30th). The car that killed Gretchen stops, and Donnie sees the driver. After seeing that the driver is Elizabeth's boyfriend Frank in a Halloween rabbit costume, Donnie shoots him in the eye, killing him; (earlier foreshadowed when Donnie talked to Frank in his bathroom and he raised a knife, making stabbing motions to the right eye of Frank's visage).

As the prophesied end of the world nears, Donnie takes a car and retreats with Gretchen's body to a hillside overlooking Middlesex, where a wormhole portal opens in the sky. Donnie's mother and sister experience turbulence on their return flight home; one of the airplane's jet engines detaches and falls. The engine travels through the time portal to 28 days earlier, crashes into Donnie's bedroom, causing a time travel predestination paradox; on that occasion, Donnie chooses to stay in bed.

The story ends on the morning after the jet engine accident. Donnie is dead and his body is removed from the house as his family mourns. As all the people upon whom Donnie's actions had an impact (or rather, would have had an impact upon) sit stunned, Frank, with a prototype bunny Halloween mask, subconsciously touches his right eye. Gretchen is alive and rides by on her bicycle. Never having met Donnie, she talks with a neighborhood child about the sad accident. She waves to Donnie's mother; there is a sense of recognition between them.

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i guess he doesn't realize he's being annoying and his thread sucks

 

how could you not like Patrick Swayze? :lol: :lol:

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how could you not like Patrick Swayze? :lol: :lol:

 

 

i bet you dream of him holding you like this. :D

 

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Anything about PATRICK SWAYZE is great no matter what the medium is.

 

In fact he is chuck norris's right hand man.

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