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Point Break (Pure Adrenaline Edition)
Point Break
Pure Adrenaline Edition
Actors: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
R     2006     2hr 0min

Young FBI agent Johnny Utah (Reeves) goes undercover at the suggestion of his partner (Gary Busey) to learn if a group of wild surfers is actually a gang of bank robbers. He soon comes under the dangerous spell of the surf...  more »

     

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Actors: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Creators: James Cameron, Michael Rauch, Peter Abrams, Rick King, Robert L. Levy, W. Peter Iliff
Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Keanu Reeves, James Cameron, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 10/03/2006
Original Release Date: 07/12/1991
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/1991
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 2hr 0min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish
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Member Movie Reviews

Jennifer D. (jennicat) from ST AUGUSTINE, FL
Reviewed on 1/3/2015...
Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, good deal. I loved this movie. I was surprised by Lori Petty she was pretty good.
Mandy B. (Mandy1979) from AUBURN, ME
Reviewed on 4/5/2011...
I always thought this moveie was action packed and had a really good story. I think it's a must see. If for nothing else to remember the late patrick swayze in his prime of movie making.
1 of 3 member(s) found this review helpful.
Sarah F. (keanupattinson) from INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Reviewed on 7/8/2009...
Normally I don't like movies about surfing but this one actually impressed me. It's got all sorts of action. It's really more of an action movie. If action's your thing, I suggest watching this movie.
0 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.

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"Punk, Quarterback punk..."
Cubist | United States | 10/17/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Generally panned by critics upon its release, Point Break has gone on to enjoy something of a minor cult following among action film fans who enjoy its breathlessly choreographed action sequences involving daring bank heists, car chases, skydiving and, of course, surfing - one of the film's most important selling points. The film came along after Patrick Swayze's phenomenal success with Ghost and he went completely in the opposite direction with this film. Point Break also proved to be a warm-up for Keanu Reeves who would become a full-fledged action hero with Speed a few years later.

Point Break trots out and downright revels in stereotypes: Utah is the all-American good guy, Pappas is the burn out cop and they are constantly being chewed out by their jerk-off boss (McGinley) for their screwball antics. Surprisingly, it's Swayze's Zen master/surfer/bank robber that doesn't fall into an easy stereotype and comes across as the most interesting, charismatic character in the entire movie. And you have to give the credit to Swayze and his oddly fascinating performance. There is a nice scene where he tells Utah his philosophy of surfing, "It's a state of mind. It's that place where you lose yourself and find yourself." We find ourselves rooting not for Reeves' bland FBI agent but Swayze's thrillseeking surfer.

Point Break is the epitome of a guilty pleasure: to dumb to defend rationally but with action sequences too cool to dismiss totally. It's a big, loud comic book of a movie and it knows it and has the conviction to go for it. But is it worth purchasing on DVD if you already own a copy?

First up are eight deleted scenes that include more footage of Utah trying to surf. We also see him get more grief from his boss for his undercover work. There are other little bits of excised footage that doesn't really amount to all that much.

"It's Make or Break" is a retrospective featurette. Busey, Petty and Swayze all contribute new interviews for this DVD and talk about their experiences making the movie.

"Ride the Wave" examines the spirituality of surfing. The ocean is a double-edged sword - at once very beautiful but also very dangerous. This extra also takes a brief look at the surfer culture.

"Adrenaline Junkies" examines the exciting stunts staged in the movie. Like his character, Swayze was into skydiving but the studio did not want him to do it. However, if you look at the first skydiving sequence, he really jumped out of the plane!

"On Location: Malibu" is a more light-hearted extra as two of the Ex-Presidents (who were actual surfers) John Philbin and Bojesse Christopher take us on a mini-tour of key locations in Malibu used in the movie. They crack jokes and reminisce about key scenes.

Also included are three trailers and a behind-the-scenes stills gallery."
Cropped, vhs-scan ...
William Furlow | Houston, Texas United States | 05/30/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I'm a Point Break fan. It's one of the best "bad" movies out there, so I was pumped when it finally came out on DVD. Unfortunately, it is a total ..... Everyone loves to watch their favorite movies in letterbox, because it gives you the opportunity to view the full movie as opposed to the scan made to fit the VHS format. In the case of Point Break however the letterbox format was achieved by cropping the top and bottom off of the vhs scan. So, not only do you not get the full feature film, you don't even get the VHS view of the film. It's claustrophobic. There are scenes in this DVD that don't even makes sense, parts of people's faces are cut off. DO NOT BUY THIS [junk]!!! The picture is sharp, but it's like watching the movie through a keyhole!!!"
Thumbs down!!!
Patrik Hoglund | Stockholm Sweden | 06/06/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Fox Home Video messed up again... Like they did with their European release of Point Break released a year ago. I am a huge Point Break fan and I know this movie by heart.. I know every detail. So when I bought the DVD I thought something was missing, so I dug out my old Point Break on VHS ( 4:3 format )... NOOOO !! WHAT HAVE THEY DONE !!! THOSE INCOMPETENT.... They had actually cut approx. 1/3 of the movie format by adding black lines to make it look like Wide screen enhanced... Again... Like they did with the European version. Do NOT buy this crap!!! If somebody at FOX reads this, Can I please have my money back?"