Road House
Release: May 19, 1989

Dalton (Patrick Swayze) is a famous cooler...The man who the bar owners go to when their bouncers aren't doing a good job. Lured away from a fancy dance club, he finds himself kicking ass and taking in names in a raucous small-town bar called the Double Deuce. Along the way, he falls in love with a beautiful doctor named Elizabeth Clay (Kelly Lynch) and butts heads with an evil businessman named Brad Wesley (Ben Gazzara). The movie was a box-office bomb when first released in 1989, but it's gained a cult reputation among action movie aficionados and those who think that 80s movies are cheesy through extensive airings on the Turner networks (TBS and TNT) in the 90s and many airings on channels like Spike and (believe it or not) VH1 in the 00s.

Various characters: "(Recurring line to Dalton) "I thought you'd be bigger"."
Steve: "What if somebody calls my mama a whore?"
Dalton: "Is she?"
Steve: "Being called a cocksucker isn't personal?"
Dalton: "No. It's two nouns combined to elicit a prescribed response."
Jimmy: "I used to fuck guys like you in prison."
Dalton: "Pain don't hurt."
Wade: "That girl has way too many brains to have an ass like that."
Wade: "This place has a sign hangin' over the urinal that says 'Don't eat the big white mint'."
doc: "Who are you doing this for? are you doing it for them? To save them? Well who's gonna save them from you!"
Wade Garrett: "I'll get all the sleep I need when I'm dead. -Wade Garrett"
Wade Garrett: "If you wanna bring a man down, always go for the knees. -Wade Garrett"
Dalton: "You are the bouncers I am the cooler, all you have to do is watch my back and each others, take out the trash. -Dalton"
Wade Garrett: "There's a sign above the urinal that says 'Don't eat the big white mint' -Wade Garrett"
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