When you think of 80's action movies, of course you think of Schwarzenegger, Stallone, and Willis, but make no mistake when it comes to absurd 80's action- Patrick Swayze was the king!  That's why today we are counting down the Top Five Most Absurd Patrick Swayze Action Movies Of All Time! 

#5) Road House

Absurd Character Name:  James Dalton

Absurd Premise: Patrick Swayze is a bouncer at a small town bar who saves a Missouri town from a corrupt businessman with his power to break up bar fights and calm down drunk and disorderly rednecks.

Absurdity Rating: 2 out of 5 Stars

#4) Black Dog

Absurd Character Name: Jack Crews

Absurd Premise: Patrick Swayze is a trucker who teams up with Randy Travis to deliver illegal guns for Meatloaf and fight other bad guy truckers along the way…

Absurdity Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

#3) Steel Dawn

Absurd Character Name: Nomad (seriously!)

Absurd Premise: Without explaining how we ended up in a Post-Apocalyptic  world, Patrick Swayze wonders the desert like a Mad Max wannabe to avenge the death of his mentor’s killer, the assassin “Sho.” 

Absurdity Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

#2) Point Break

Absurd Character name:  Bodhi

Absurd Premise:  Patrick Swayze is the leader of a gang of surfing bank robbers who are betrayed by FBI Agent Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) who has gone undercover to bust the gang.  In the end, Johnny Utah lets Bodhi ride a wave to his death instead of going to jail.

Absurdity Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars

#1) Next of Kin

Character Name:  Truman Gates

Absurd Premise:  Patrick Swayze leads his family of Appalachian hillbillies to take on the NYC Mob with hatchets, bows and arrows, and shotguns to avenge the death of a family member.

Absurdity Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars