Point Break

Lists: Action, Thriller, Crime / Heist, Buddy cop

Brief Synopsis: "In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send young agent Johnny Utah undercover at the beach to mix with the surfers and gather information."

Overall Ranking: 758 (Rank from 1991: # 9)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Cinephile Catherine88
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84
Darren of Movie Reviews 10173
Bryan Lienesch71 - There are good parts and bad parts. The good parts show Bigelow's early potential as a film maker. The bad parts show it couldn't escape much of the cheesiness that plagued hit movies of the '80's.

People Involved

  • Patrick Swayze (Bodhi)
  • Keanu Reeves (FBI Special Agent John Johnny Utah)
  • Gary Busey (FBI Agent Angelo Pappas)
  • Lori Petty (Tyler Ann Endicott)
  • John C. McGinley (FBI Agent Ben Harp)
  • James LeGros (Roach)
  • Anthony Kiedis (Tone)
  • Christopher Pettiet (15)
  • Kathryn Bigelow (Director)