Road House Reviews

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August 6, 2019
Bouncer tames bar in '80s classic; sex, violence, drinking.
March 27, 2019
But in deep "Road House" country... and the undefined made crassly visible, there isn't a whiff of romance anywhere, any more than there's a single jot of common sense.
March 26, 2019
Can Swayze sustain a lead role? Yes. Can he sustain Road House? No.
March 26, 2019
It's pointless, mean-spiritede, excessively violent and, perhaps worst of all, just plain dumb.
March 26, 2019
What results instead is a monstrous hybrid-a grotesquely implausible, oversized character that thoroughly overshadows the poor actor himself.
March 26, 2019
Vulgarity isn't the movie's main vice. Hypocrisy is.
September 17, 2016
This titter-worthy picture is basically like 1988's Cocktail with multiple fractures added for good measure.
June 18, 2016
The Peruvian marching powder is all but dusting the corners of the frame throughout 'Road House,' which may as well go into a museum for '80s artifacts.
June 25, 2013
Road House is startling because of the intensity of its violence and because of Swayze's mindless posturing.
June 12, 2013
All Road House amounts to is a botched southern, and it's not worth a detour.
April 30, 2012
Eventually it mutates into a paranoid revenge plot that might be called Walking Short.
January 8, 2008
Swayze is up to a part that requires him merely to show his muscles and dexterity, but Gazzara is trapped in his hopelessly evil caricature, leaving Sam Elliott (in a too-limited role) to provide the film's only real charm.
January 8, 2008
Its vigilante justice, lawlessness and wanton violence feel ludicrous in a modern setting.
May 31, 2006
Road House tries so hard to be macho that it becomes a parody of itself.
December 6, 2005
Mostly about kicking, slugging, gouging and guzzling.
July 25, 2005
I hated this movie as a teen. Haven't seen it since.
July 11, 2005
June 16, 2005
December 7, 2003
October 28, 2003
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