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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