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Point Break (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Sport | 25 December 2015 (USA)
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A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists.

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Bodhi (as Édgar Ramírez)
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Chowder
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Jeff
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Pascal Al Fariq
Glynis Barber ...
FBI - Head of Investigations
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FBI Dept. Director #1
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FBI Dept. Director #2 (as James LeGros)
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FBI Dept. Director #3
Ronak Patani ...
FBI Technician
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A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he strives to prove these athletes are the architects of the mind-boggling crimes that are devastating the world's financial markets.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, thematic material involving perilous activity, some sexuality, language and drug material | See all certifications »

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$105,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,805,000 (USA) (25 December 2015)

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$28,772,222 (USA) (19 February 2016)
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Gerard Butler was the first person cast. He was cast as Bodhi but later dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

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The scar on Utah's face disappears when he leaves the group for a day while they are in the chalet mansion after the party. See more »

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Instructor Hall: Are you saying this is about enlightment?
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Daddy's Home/Joy/Point Break (2015) See more »

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Take Me Down
Written by Gerald Trottman, Kayla Morrison and Michael Hodges
Performed by Genevieve
Courtesy of Alcon Sleeping Giant and Wind Up Records
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Impressive action sequences let down by almost everything else.
4 January 2016 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

A Gen Z update to Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 cult classic, this remake is essentially an episode of Fast and Furious in which the vehicular exploits have been replaced with an assortment of extreme sports sequences. Constructed with an alarming amount of real footage and physical stunt work, the numerous action set pieces are rather impressive; a high octane wing-suit gliding scene and the tension-building rock climbing finale topping the list. Yet the impact of these daredevil stunts is wasted on a film that fails on almost every other level. Stemming from Kurt Wimmer's truly awful screenplay, every second not spent traversing a mountainside, soaring through the air or surfing a mammoth wave is cringe worthy and/or yawn inducing. Wimmer's dialogue attempts to be philosophical and Zen-like, but with clichéd stinkers like "the only law is gravity" and "everyone dies, it's just a matter of how", it's nothing short of unintentionally hilarious. Replacing the eternally cool Patrick Swayze was always going to be tough, however Edgar Ramirez does a solid job as charismatic eco-warrior Bohdi. The same can't be said for low-budget-Chris-Hemsworth hunk Luke Bracey though, who is so wooden as Johnny Utah he makes Keanu Reeves look like Daniel Day Lewis. This modern update boasts a handful of genuinely fantastic action sequences, yet they're not enough to warrant a recommendation in what is otherwise a limp and incoherent thriller.


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