Patrick Swayze makes his movie debut in "Skatetown, U.S.A."

Skatetown, U.S.A. is a 1979 American feature film directed by William A. Levey which capitalized on the popularity of roller disco.

The film stars many TV stars from the 1970s: Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, Maureen McCormick, Melissa Sue Anderson, Ron Palillo, and Ruth Buzzi. Also featured are Patrick Swayze, Sydney Lassick, and Billy Barty. Murdered Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten (who was later the subject of the film Star 80), had a small role in the film.