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Point Break

R| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
After a string of bizarre bank robberies in Southern California, with the crooks donning masks of various former presidents, a federal agent, Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves), infiltrates the suspected gang. But this is no ordinary group of robbers. They're surfers -- led by the charismatic Bodhi (Patrick Swayze) -- who are addicted to the rush of thievery. But when Utah falls in love with a female surfer, Tyler (Lori Petty), who is close to the gang, it complicates his sense of duty.

Cast: Patrick Swayze , Keanu Reeves , Gary Busey , Lori Petty , John C. McGinley , James LeGros , John Philbin , BoJesse Christopher

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Point Break (1991)

Release Date: July 12th, 1991|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • What saves Point Break from wipeout is Kathryn Bigelow's direction. Though the film lacks the formal beauty and allure of her Near Dark and Blue Steel, Bigelow keeps the action percolating in high style. show more

  • In all fairness, this swill's swells are in the action: car chases, foot chases, wipeouts, shootouts, brawls and falls -- and they're terrific. Director Kathryn Bigelow pumps up the action to, indeed, full adrenal dimension. [12 July 1991] show more

  • The plot of Point Blank, summarized, invites parody (rookie agent goes undercover as surfer to catch bank robbers). The result is surprisingly effective. show more

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    every time this show am there to watch it i love that movie

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The 'Point Break' Remake Finds Its New Bodhi in Edgar Ramirez

Posted by
Kelly Woo on May 14, 2014

Surf's up for Edgar Ramirez. Variety reports that the "Carlos" star has been tapped to replace Gerard Butler in the upcoming remake of the '90s classic "Point Break." He'll play Bodhi, the role inh...

Gerard Butler Drops Out of the 'Point Break' Remake

Posted by
Katie Roberts on May 6, 2014

Bummer, dude: Gerard Butler has dropped out of the "Point Break" remake. Butler, who was set to play Zen-influenced surfer and thief Bodhi (the part originated by the late Patrick Swayze in the 199...

Gerard Butler in Talks for Patrick Swayze's Role in 'Point Break' Remake

Posted by
Drew Taylor on January 9, 2014

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images After seemingly endless discussion, it looks like the "Point Break" remake is finally seeing the light of day. With a script by Kurt Wimmer (who also contributed to th...

Keanu Reeves Rules Out 'Point Break' Remake Return

Posted by
Drew Taylor on December 27, 2013

AFP/Getty Images Apparently, there is going to be a "Point Break" remake (we had kind of forgotten too). The 1991 classic, about a band of surfing, skydiving bank robbers, is scheduled to get a big ...

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