Top Patrick Swayze Films

This is a list of Patrick Swayze's Top Films. He was a fantastic actor that made some really good and not so good films. He was lost way too soon and will always be remember as one of the finest stars of his generation. Please feel free to comment or make additions and suggestions :)
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1.
Ghost (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic. (127 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
“ Probably his biggest blockbuster film. Very hard to choose which was a better Patrick Swayze movie on this one ” - MoviesGalore44
 
2.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
“ Probably his most memorable film. A timeless classic ” - MoviesGalore44
 
3.
Road House (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. (114 mins.)
“ A totally cheesy 80's romper room of a movie. ” - MoviesGalore44
 
4.
The Outsiders (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other. (91 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
“ One of many future stars in the film ” - MoviesGalore44
 
5.
Red Dawn (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces. (114 mins.)
Director: John Milius
“ Another 80's throwback which had an interesting yet absurd concept. You'll see tons of other future stars in this teenage action war drama. ” - MoviesGalore44
 
6.
North and South (1985 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War. (561 mins.)
“ Still to this day one of the best miniseries ever made. If they had made this to a film it would have been considered epic ” - MoviesGalore44
 
7.
11:14 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The events leading up to an 11:14 PM car crash, from five very different perspectives. (86 mins.)
Director: Greg Marcks
“ A very cool under the radar indie film starring Swayze ” - MoviesGalore44
 
8.
Point Break (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers. (122 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ Minus Keanu's dry acting this was a very fun to watch bank robber movie. Swayze does a great job in this one ” - MoviesGalore44
 
9.
Youngblood (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured... (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Markle
“ A classic cheesy 80's guilty pleasure ” - MoviesGalore44
 
10.
Donnie Darko (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident. (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Kelly
“ One of Swayzes best supporting performances ” - MoviesGalore44
 
11.
Uncommon Valor (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos. (105 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
“ Before he was a star ” - MoviesGalore44
 
12.
Next of Kin (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself. (108 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
13.
City of Joy (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Hazari Pal lives in a small village in Bihar, India, with his dad, mom, wife, Kamla, daughter, Amrita... (132 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
14.
Black Dog (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled... (89 mins.)
Director: Kevin Hooks
 
15.
Forever Lulu (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife. (99 mins.)
Director: John Kaye
 
16.
One Last Dance (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Three dancers are forced to reconcile their differences. (101 mins.)
Director: Lisa Niemi
 
17.
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town. (109 mins.)
Director: Beeban Kidron
“ Swayze in Drag !! ” - MoviesGalore44
 
18.
Three Wishes (1995)
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In an unexplained act of charity, Jeanne Holman, picks up an injured, apparent tramp and takes him home to care for him little realising who he was or the effect he would have on her life and those of her family. (115 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
19.
Letters from a Killer (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds... (104 mins.)
Director: David Carson
 
20.
Green Dragon (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The story of some Vietnamese refugees as they first arrive at Camp Pendleton in the United States as the Vietnam war ends in 1975. (115 mins.)
 
21.
Tiger Warsaw (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Chuck brought sorrow to his family when he shot his father who is now a semi-invalid. After 15 years of self destruction, he returns home to seek forgiveness (93 mins.)
 
22.
Powder Blue (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances. (106 mins.)
“ His last film performance ” - MoviesGalore44
 
23.
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A romantic comedy about two trashy couples traveling to Reno to see a monster truck show. (91 mins.)
Director: Jordan Brady
 
24.
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson... (97 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
25.
Tall Tale (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an... (98 mins.)
 
26.
Steel Dawn (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
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. (100 mins.)
Director: Lance Hool
 
27.
Jump! (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Police in 1928 Austria arrest Phillippe Halsman, of Jewish origin, for Patricide and allege that he killed his father... (105 mins.)
Director: Joshua Sinclair
 
28.
Icon (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
On the eve of the elections in Russia, there's an outbreak of a mysterious disease. The British are curious to find out what's going on... (190 mins.)
“ Probably not one of Swayze's finest moments in this less then memorable made for t.v movie ” - MoviesGalore44
 
29.
Father Hood (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus. Based on the true life stories and experiences of Michael J. Hardy. (95 mins.)