Mano-A-Mano

August 19, 2016
 

Bar Fight from Road House (1989)

Plot: 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, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves he’s more than capable — busting the heads of troublemakers and turning the roadhouse into a jumping hot-spot. But Dalton’s romance with the gorgeous Dr. Clay (Kelly Lynch) puts him on the bad side of cutthroat local big shot Brad Wesley (Ben Gazzara).

Yesterday would have been Patrick Swayze’s 64th birthday so as a tribute I thought I would post one of the many epic bar fights from one of his best movies: Road House.

 

It really doesn’t get any better than this; you’ve got Sam Elliott kicking some ass with a side order of Swayze.

Look how bloody smug Brad Wesley is; I could never get tired of watching him getting pimp slapped.



About the Author

Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel

I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it’s a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.






Warning: mysql_num_fields() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/action/public_html/site/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 3187
 
 

 

Nathan Whitehead Talks Beyond Skyline

Composer Nathan Whitehead is best known for the scores for the blockbuster film franchise “The Purge.” Recently he completed scoring the feature films “Keanu,” “The Purge: Election Year,” and...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Forgotten Sequel: The Base 2 (2000)

I don’t know if this is necessarily forgotten but I’ll admit I had never seen The Base 2: Guilty as Charged until I picked it up on trusty VHS a few weeks ago. My expectations were minimal as Mark Dacascos wasn’t retu...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

New US Chasing the Dragon Trailer

Chasing the Dragon is one of my favourite movies of the year; it was something different from Donnie Yen and the addition of Andy Lau only made it better. What’s even cooler is that I’m quoted in the trailer which i...
by Eoin Friel