Point Break

Poster for the movie "Point Break"

Sometimes, a laughable idea makes for a fascinating film. Surf gangs that double as bank robbers? Keanu Reeves as a tough-talking undercover FBI agent who also happened to be a football star name Johnny Utah? Gary Busey swimming? But then something magical happens. And it’s called Patrick Swazey.

Plot Summary: “Point Break” Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) is a Special Agent for the F.B.I. Utah gets partnered with Angelo Pappas (Gary Busey), an experienced Agent, who is more than committed to his work. The two are asked to investigate the number of robberies committed by a group called The Ex-Presidents, who wear masks of former Presidents Reagan, Nixon, Carter, and Johnson for their robberies. Pappas has a theory that The Ex-Presidents are a group of surfers, and asks for Utah to go undercover as a surfer. The problem is, Utah couldn’t surf to save his life. That, plus the two continuously being hassled by unpleasant and rough Agent Harp (John C. McGinley). With the help of Tyler (Lori Petty) a competent female surfer, Utah begins to gain the respect of local surfer Bodhi (Patrick Swayze) and his group. Utah forms a close bond with Bodhi, but the relationship between Utah and Bodhi becomes limited when Utah suspects that Bodhi and his group are The Ex-Presidents.

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Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Producer
Peter Abrams, Robert L. Levy, James Cameron
Production
20th Century Fox, Largo Entertainment, JVC Entertainment Networks
Release Date
12 July 1991

Not rated yet!
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
Producer
Peter Abrams, Robert L. Levy, James Cameron
Production
20th Century Fox, Largo Entertainment, JVC Entertainment Networks
Release Date
12 July 1991