Serene and laconic, yet powerful and lethal, Dalton is an expert in martial arts and the best professional bouncer in the business. With such a reputation, Dalton is summoned in a small town in Missouri to clean up the sleazy bar called The Double Deuce from the troublemakers who terrorize the customers, without knowing, however, that the villainous local entrepreneur, Brad Wesley, wants things to remain unchanged. As Dalton cleans up the nightclub, and with it, the town from Wesley's hired goons, a deep wound from a knife will inspire a passionate affair with local Dr. Elizabeth "Doc" Clay. Now, the corrupt Wesley has enough reasons to take Dalton out of the way, nevertheless, the bouncer has the final say.Written by
Patrick Swayze's handsomeness caused problems during filming. A pickup truck containing a group of middle-aged blonde women attempted to drive right up to the star's trailer to meet the actor. During the big fight by the river, a raft of Swayze-loving ladies sailed by. A female extra playing a waitress was too busy staring at Swayze to watch where she was going and tripped, spilling all of her drinks on another extra. See more »
When Dalton interrupts Steve having intercourse with the girl in the back room, Steve quickly pulls up his bikini briefs. It is obvious he is flaccid, though he was supposedly penetrating his "date" just seconds before. See more »
Bouncer Checking IDs:
[to Frank Tilghman, as he enters the Bandstand]
Go ahead, sir.
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While the end credits are rolling, the house band does one more number. See more »
DVD release has a cut part of the sex scene between Dalton and Doc. See more »
This is why I predict the American cinema and studio system will die.
Nowadays it is all boring sequels and prequels and univirse films where every woman is an engineer and hates herself and is ashamed of her own body and so hides it.
I am stopping my interest in (new) movies now.
Road House has brawny men, nice women, bad women, thin women, available women, fighting, music and rowdiness.
And Hollywood if.you.really.really.insist there is a female physician. Happy? And she voluntarily gets on her back on the first date (should give you heart attack right there).
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