Grandview U.S.A.

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Grandview U.S.A. ★★½ 1984 (R)

A low-key look at low-rent middle America, centering on a foxy local speedway owner and the derby-obsessed boys she attracts. Pre-”Dirty Dancing” choreography from Patrick Swayze and wife Lisa Niemi. 97m/C VHS . Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, M. Emmet Walsh, Troy Donahue, William Windom, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ramon Bieri, John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Jason Court; D: Randal Kleiser; M: Thomas Newman.