Point Break

Point Break
  • 2015
  • US
  • 1h 54min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ericson Core
  • Cast: Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone, Edgar Ramirez
  • UK release: 5 February 2016

Adrenaline junkie Johnny (Bracey) joins the FBI and is put on the trail of the Robin Hood-ish Bodhi (Ramirez) and his gang of stunt-performing merry men. Pointless remake of Bigelow's fondly-remembered 1991 original, with neither subtext nor characterisation, and stunts that resemble adverts for energy drinks.

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Point Break

1 Feb 20162 stars

Hollow rehash of Kathryn Bigelow’s seminal actioner, with Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez

Kathryn Bigelow’s original 1991 action film, which saw FBI agent Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) infiltrating a gang of bank-robbing surfers led by Bodhi (Patrick Swayze), was a silly thrill-ride, loved by indulgent audiences and becoming a prototype for the…

Edgar Ramirez to replace Gerard Butler in Point Break

15 May 2014

Film gossip

Edgar Ramirez will replace Gerard Butler in 'Point Break'. The 37-year-old actor is in talks with production company Alcon over the role of Bodhi - a part originally played by 'Dirty Dancing' hunk Patrick Swayze in the classic 1991 surfer heist - after…

Gerard Butler pulls out of Point Break remake

8 May 2014

Film gossip

Gerard Butler has pulled out of the 'Point Break' remake. The 44-year-old actor was due to step into the late Patrick Swayze's shoes in a reboot of the classic 1991 surfer heist film, but has opted out of playing central character Bodhi due to a…

Ray Winstone joins Point Break starring Luke Bracey, Gerard Butler

7 Apr 2014

Film gossip

Ray Winstone will star in the remake of 'Point Break'. The 'Noah' actor will play Luke Bracey's partner, Agent Angelo Pappas, which Gary Busey famously played in the 1991 original, according to Variety.com. Bracey will take on the role of FBI agent…

Luke Bracey to star with Gerard Butler in Point Break

25 Feb 2014

Film gossip

Luke Bracey will star opposite Gerard Butler in a remake of 'Point Break'. The 24-year-old actor will take on the role of FBI agent Johnny Utah while the 44-year-old star has been cast as Bodhi - roles which were played by Keanu Reeves and the late…

Gerard Butler to star in Point Break remake

9 Jan 2014

Film gossip

Gerard Butler is in talks to star in a 'Point Break' remake. The 'Olympus Has Fallen' actor has entered final negotiations for the lead role in Ericson Core's new take on the classic '90s surf film, which originally starred the late Patrick Swayze.

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