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Tom Jolliffe takes in a Patrick Swayze badass double bill of Point Break and Road House...

The late great Patrick Swayze had quite the impact on film history. His most iconic roles were of course his two iconic chick flick leading man roles in Dirty Dancing and Ghost. One might assume with such particular favourites for female cinema goers, that Swayze was your typical romantic leading man, a world away from being a hardass. Few actors can cross over between the romantic hero roles and the action roles with believability, but one of the greatest crossover artists was Mr Swayze starring as two of the coolest action film characters to grace the silver screen. Here I revisit both those roles, looking back at Point Break and Road House.

Point Break:

Before getting onto Swayze, I’ll start with the other reasons why Point Break is brilliant. In reality it shouldn’t be. »

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