10 Ass Kicking Patrick Swayze Movies

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10. Red Dawn (1984)

To start off our list we’re going to take a little trip back to 1984, when the Russians were still the Evil Empire and Pepsi was more popular than Coke. Little was known then that the cold war would be quelled in under a decade and that one day a man named MC Hammer would pioneer parachute trousers, and so Red Dawn was release and added to an already mounting number of anti Soviet flicks. Many would argue that this movie is in fact the most notorious of the bunch, and helped kick start the subsequent slew of Red Scare fare such as Rocky IV, Red Scorpion and what have you. As a movie I found this to be quite silly because nothing made any sense, except only to setup a situation whereby a bunch of high school kids could take up arms against Russian soldiers. The suspension of disbelief required to sit through Red Dawn was just too much for me to take, however there are a couple of redeeming features. First of all, tons of people get shot, and secondly, tons of people get blown up. As a red blooded male that in itself is enough to make any top 10 list. Patrick Swayze did make the most of his role here, and it was kinda cool to see him and Charlie Sheen share screen-time. All that was missing was a little dirty…

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  • Michael David

    Pepsi has never been more popular than Coke. Never. Roger Enrico is a moron, the other guy did NOT blink. The switch to “New Coke” was one of the greatest marketing coups in capitalistic history. Coke got more press and sold more units during and after that brilliant publicity stunt than ever before. People were actually importing left over “Old Coke” syrup from places like Australia! Coke emerged from that the clear winner, and they were already the winner.

    • http://www.beyondhollywood.com/ Thrillernite

      Sheesh, this entire article and the ONE thing you picked up on was the Pepsi bit?!? Seriously, who gives a crap about Pepsi or Coke, they both suck ass!

    • http://www.beyondhollywood.com/ Thrillernite

      Sheesh, this entire article and the ONE thing you picked up on was the Pepsi bit?!? Seriously, who gives a crap about Pepsi or Coke, they both suck ass!

  • Michael David

    Pepsi has never been more popular than Coke. Never. Roger Enrico is a moron, the other guy did NOT blink. The switch to “New Coke” was one of the greatest marketing coups in capitalistic history. Coke got more press and sold more units during and after that brilliant publicity stunt than ever before. People were actually importing left over “Old Coke” syrup from places like Australia! Coke emerged from that the clear winner, and they were already the winner.

  • Michael David

    Pepsi has never been more popular than Coke. Never. Roger Enrico is a moron, the other guy did NOT blink. The switch to “New Coke” was one of the greatest marketing coups in capitalistic history. Coke got more press and sold more units during and after that brilliant publicity stunt than ever before. People were actually importing left over “Old Coke” syrup from places like Australia! Coke emerged from that the clear winner, and they were already the winner.

    • http://www.beyondhollywood.com Thrillernite

      Sheesh, this entire article and the ONE thing you picked up on was the Pepsi bit?!? Seriously, who gives a crap about Pepsi or Coke, they both suck ass!