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Patrick Swayze began his film career in the 1979 film, Skatedown, U.S.A. as the lead character, Ace Johnson. The heartthrob would go on to appear in numerous TV shows like M*A*S*H, The Renegades, and North and South. While you might love to catch a glimpse of his face on the TV, we're here for his movies!
Following his 1979 debut, Patrick Swayze would go on to star in a series of cult classics. 1987 brought the introduction of Johnny Castle in the blockbuster hit Dirty Dancing. In 1991, the actor starred alongside Keanu Reeves in the crime thriller, Point Break. Before this role as Bodhi, Patrick Swayze starred in the highest grossing film of 1990, Ghost. Alongside Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, the film was able to rake in numerous award nominations.
With over 30 films on his resume, can you recognize these Patrick Swayze films from one picture? If you saw Swayze next to Jake Gyllenhaal or Drew Barrymore, could you identify the 2001 sci-fi film? What if he was playing the mysterious bouncer, James Dalton?
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This film takes place in the city of Bihar, India.
In this film Swayze is cast as a deadbeat dad who ends up kidnapping his own son from the school bus. This movie is actually based on the real life experiences of Michael J. Hardy
This film was originally released in 1991 and starred Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, but they just recently remade in the year 2015 with a new cast.
The film takes place in the old west.
Patrick starred along with Wesley Snipes in the is 1995 film.
This film is one of the most memorable and popular films that Swayze was apart of.
In the film Swayze plays the role of drifter Jack McCloud.
In the film, Swayze plans an innocent man that is framed for multiple murders and finds peace while writing letters to multiple women while incarcerated.
Patrick Swayze plays the role of ex con Jack Crews in this film.
Though Swayze had the part of Ben Clifton in film, Antonio Banderas was originally cast for that role.
Swayze had the leading role of Gunnery Sergeant Jim Lance in this film.
This film was a very confusing one to everyone all around. Even the actors involved, such as Seth Rogen and Jake Gyllenhaal, who said that after the film wrapped that they still had no clue what the movie was about.
Patrick Swayze starred in this film along with Charlize Theron. The played the parts of Roy and Candy Kirkendall.
Swayze was a talented dancer, hence why he was cast a multiple roles movies that required him to dance.
Due to his passing in September of 2009, this was his last acting role before his death.
This film was actually filmed in the West Edmonton Mall in Alberta, Canada.
Patrick Swayze was the voice of the cartoon character Cash in this animated children's movie.
Swayze starred in this film along with Rowan Atkinson, Kristen Scott Thomas and Maggie Smith.
The movie was a remade multiple times. The first film was in 1937 and the 1st remake was in 1985.
This comedy is about a knight who returns from the Crusades to take on a dragon and becomes a legend due to his victory.
In this film, Swayze as Johnny Castle said the famous quote, "Nobody puts baby in a corner".
This movie is about 5 different perspectives of events that lead up to a car crash at 11:14pm.
This film was an American romantic fantasy thriller where Swayze co-starred with Demi Moore.
This 1989 film was one of Swayze's earlier movie roles.
Swayze plays the role of Chuck "Tiger" Warsaw, who returns to face his family after 15 years have gone by since shooting his own father.
This film takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where a lone warrior (Patrick Swayze) comes across a settlement under attack which then chooses to help defend from a murderous gang of outsiders.
This was a mini TV series that came out in 1986.
Rob Lowe and Patrick Swayze star in this 1986 drama together.
This was the first installment for the mid 1980's mini TV series.
Patrick Swayze plays the role of one of Jamie Lee Curtis character's lovers in the film.
This was another film where Swayze worked with actress Jennifer Grey.
A famous tagline from the movie is "Come on...we're going home."
The film follows the events of two rivaling teen gangs in rural Oklahoma.
This film was Patrick Swayze's last film performance of his career.
In this film, Swayze plays the role of a Jewish lawyer by the name of Richard Pressburger.
Swayze played the part of Jason Monk, an American government agent who had previously worked deep undercover in Russia.