Directed by Rowdy Herrington, and written by David Lee Henry (screenplay), "Road House" (also known as "Duro del Road House, Il") is an Action/Crime/Drama/Romance/Thriller film, released in the USA on May 19 of 1989 . Patrick Swayze is starring, alongside Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara, Julie Michaels and Red West.
Dalton's the best bouncer in the business. His nights are filled with fast action, hot music and beautiful women. It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it.
Who directed "Road House":
Road House was directed by Rowdy Herrington, a director, and writer.
Before making Road House, Rowdy Herrington had directed Jack's Back, released in 1988. Since, he directed Gladiator, released in 1992, Striking Distance (1993), I Witness (2003), Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004).
When was "Road House" released:
Road House was initially released on Friday, May 19, 1989, in the United States. Also released on this day were Esther (dir. Amos Gitai), Food of the Gods II (dir. Damian Lee), How I Got Into College (dir. Savage Steve Holland), and Fright Night Part 2 (dir. Tommy Lee Wallace). This was thirty (30) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, January 03, 1990 in France; Thursday, July 06, 1989 in Germany and on 1989 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Road House":
At the casting of Road House we find Patrick Swayze, previously seen in Steel Dawn (1987) and Dirty Dancing (1987); Kelly Lynch (Warm Summer Rain (1989), Cocktail (1988)); Sam Elliott (Fatal Beauty (1987), Mask (1985)) [ more... ]
- Gary Hudson and Patrick Swayze also appeared together in Skatetown, U.S.A., released in 1979.
- Anthony De Longis and Gary Hudson also appeared in King of the Mountain, released in 1981.
- Julie Michaels and Patrick Swayze also worked together in Point Break, released in 1991.
- Anthony De Longis and Travis McKenna also appeared in Batman Returns, released in 1992.
What is the Storyline of "Road House":
James Dalton (Swayze) is a professional "cooler" (i.e. specialized doorman, or bouncer) with a mysterious past who is enticed from his current job in New York City by club owner Frank Tilghman (Kevin Tighe) to take over security at his club/bar, the Double Deuce, in Jasper, Missouri. Searching for a place to stay, he eventually takes lodging at a local farm. Dalton is introduced to local business magnate (and next door neighbor) Brad Wesley (Ben Gazzara). In the course of cleaning up the violent nightclub, [...]
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