Point Break

1991 film by Kathryn Bigelow

Point Break is a 1991 American action crime thriller movie. It was directed by Kathryn Bigelow and it was produced by Peter Abrams and Robert L. Levy. Point Break was released on July 12, 1991.

Point Break
Directed byKathryn Bigelow
Screenplay byW. Peter Iliff
Story byW. Peter Iliff
Rick King
Produced byPeter Abrams
Robert L. Levy
StarringPatrick Swayze
Keanu Reeves
Gary Busey
Lori Petty
John C. McGinley
James LeGros
CinematographyDonald Peterman
Edited byHoward L. Smith
Music byMark Isham
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
July 12, 1991
Running time
122 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$24 million[1]
Box office$83.5 million[1]

In the movie, a gang of robbers called the "Ex-Presidents" wear face-masks of former Presidents of the United States (Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter) to hide their true identities.

The movie got mixed and positive reviews from critics. It has a 68% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] Movie critic Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film three-and-a-half stars out of four. In his review, he wrote that "Bigelow is an interesting director for this material. She is interested in the ways her characters live dangerously for philosophical reasons. They aren't men of action, but men of thought who choose action as a way of expressing their beliefs."[3]

A remake was released on December 25, 2015 and received negative reviews.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Point Break". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2016-01-02.
  2. "Point Break (1991)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  3. "Cape Fear Movie Review & Film Summary (1991)". RogerEbert.com. Retrieved 2016-01-04.
  4. "China's 'Point Break' World Premiere Marks Shifting Release Patterns". The Hollywood Reporter. December 2015. Retrieved 2016-01-04.

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