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Point Break

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Point Break

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
122 minutes
performer:
Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Gary Busey, Anthony Kiedis, James LeGros, John C. McGinley, Lori Petty
director:
Kathryn Bigelow
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
W. Peter Iliff
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, ActionAdventure

We gave it a B

In Point Break, Reeves is a college quarterback — turned — FBI agent teamed with Busey, sent undercover to nab surfers (led by Swayze) who’ve been funding rides by robbing banks disguised as U.S. presidents. In short: We love the ’90s.

EXTRAS
Nothing new from Keanu; not enough from Swayze and Busey, who should have teamed for a commentary. The making-of docs (at their best discussing Swayze’s extracurricular skydiving — that really is him doing the ”Adios, amigo” fall) will leave you hanging.