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12 Facts You Didn't Know About 'Road House,' The Most Ridiculous 80s Movie

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Cheesy 80s action movies pretty much don't get any better than Road House. A movie about a bunch of bar bouncers solving their problems through politeness and violence, it stars Patrick Swayze in his absolute prime. We know you love it, but we're willing to bet you didn't know these 12 things about it!

Bill Murray teases Kelly Lynch's husband about her sex scene


According to her, whenever he sees it on TV, he calls her husband, Mitch Glazer, to tease him about it.

Patrick Swayze's kickboxing trainer has been in a bunch of movies himself

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Benny "The Jet" Urquidez has nine black belts in various martial arts, and has done fight choreography and stunts for tons of movies. He's even played Jackie Chan's main opponent at least twice!

The actors all did their own stunts


Sam Elliott has claimed that Urquidez even suggested that Swayze should have genuinely considered a career in professional kickboxing.

Kelly Lynch wasn't the original actress cast as Doc


It was given to Annette Bening, who was let go because of a lack of chemistry between her and Patrick Swayze according to Lynch.

A lot of content was cut from the movie

The original cut was over two and a half hours long, meaning a ton of footage was cut from the final product. You can still see some of the cut footage in the movie's trailer.

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