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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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Pascal Al Fariq
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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)

Opening Weekend:

$9,805,000 (USA) (27 December 2015)

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$28,782,481 (USA)
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Edgar Ramirez (Bodhi) starred in Zero Dark Thirty, which was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who directed the original Point Break. See more »

Goofs

In the scene after Johnny and Bodhi crash their dirtbike's and johnny is talking with Hall and Pappas, Pappas lights a cigarette, then 10 seconds later lights another one. See more »

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Pappas: Have you ever surfed
Johnny Utah: Yeah
Pappas: [points to the squall] But have you ever surfed anything like 'that'
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Enter the Ninja (2016) See more »

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Crazy (Jamie Jones Remix)
Written by Kenny Glasgow (as Kenneth Fitzgerald Glasgow) and Brett Rosenberg (as Brett Jonathan Rosenburg)
Performed by Art Department
Courtesy of Ultra Records, LLC
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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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