35 Point Break Quotes From The Classic Action Movie

Point Break is a 1991 American crime action movie directed by Kathryn Bigelow and produced by Peter Abrams and Robert L. Levy. The movie is not only known for its stunning action-packed scenes and iconic dialogues but also for the high-octane excitement of those who live life on the edge. Here are the best Point Break quotes for you to enjoy and learn more about the hit movie.

Set against the backdrop of Southern California, Point Break effortlessly blends intense action with the adrenaline-fueled subcultures of surfing, skydiving, and other extreme sports.

The movie stars Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, and Lori Petty. The story revolves around an undercover FBI agent Johnny Utah, played by Keanu Reeves, to investigate a group of bank-robbing surfers led by the charismatic Bodhi, portrayed by Patrick Swayze.

As the story unfolds, Johnny Utah becomes closely involved with the group of thrill-seekers, finding himself torn torn between his duty as an FBI agent and the genuine relationship he develops within the surfing community.

At the end, Utah finally catches Bodhi in Australia, but instead of arresting him, he allows him to surf to his death, and Utah throws his badge into the ocean.

The movie opened to generally positive reviews, with critics praising the chemistry between Reeves and Swayze. It grossed over $83 million at the box office against a $24 million budget.

The film’s success gained a cult following for its captivating storytelling and dynamic performances and eventually inspired a remake that was released in 2015.

Here are the best Point Break quotes, iconic dialogues, and lines from the cult classic movie that is packed with breathtaking action and high-stakes drama.

Top 10 Point Break Quotes

  1. “100% pure adrenaline!” — Bodhi
  2. “I beg your pardon?” — Ben Harp
  3. “He’s not coming back.” — Johnny Utah                                             

    Point Break Quotes
    Point Break Quotes
  4. “You act like nothing happened.” — Nathaniel                                 

    Quotes From Point Break
    Quotes From Point Break
  5. “Little hand says it’s time to rock and roll.” — Bodhi                                    

    Point Break Movie Quotes
    Point Break Movie Quotes
  6. “Sir, I take the skin off my chicken, sir.” — Johnny Utah
  7. “Look, Bodhi, people are dead. The ride is over.” — Johnny Utah
  8. “You’re sayin’ the FBI’s gonna pay me to learn to surf?” — Johnny Utah 

    Best Point Break Quotes
    Best Point Break Quotes
  9. “If you want the ultimate, you’ve got to be willing to pay the ultimate price.” — Bodhi                   

    Inspirational Point Break Quotes
    Inspirational Point Break Quotes
  10. “Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.” — Bodhi           

    Bodhi Point Break Quotes
    Bodhi Point Break Quotes

Famous Point Break Movie Quotes

  1. “It takes time.” — Pappas
  2. “Life sure has a sick sense of humor, doesn’t it?” — Bodhi
  3. “That’s, ah, that’s a surfboard, all right! Looks like a ’57 Chevy I used to have.” — Bodhi
  4. “Special Agent Utah! This is not some job, flipping burgers at the local drive-in!” — Ben Harp
  5. “If you want the ultimate, you’ve got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It’s not tragic to die doing what you love.” — Bodhi
  6. “Wars of religion always make me laugh because basically, you’re fighting over who has the best imaginary friend.” — Johnny Utah
  7. “I’ve been on the job for over 20 years, and I fail to see what fishing bricks from the bottom of a pool have got to do with bank robbery.” — Pappas
  8. “You know nothing. In fact, you know less than nothing. If you knew that you knew nothing, then that would be something, but you don’t.” — Ben Harp
  9. “That’s what makes it so interesting. You can do what you want and make up your own rules. Why be a servant to the law when you can be its master?” — Bodhi
  10. “It’s basic dog psychology. If you scare them and get them peeing down their leg, they submit. But if you project weakness, that promotes violence, and that’s how people get hurt.” — Bodhi

Best Lines From Point Break Movie

  1. “Adios amigo!” — Bodhi
  2. “Not so far.” — Johnny Utah
  3. “I am an F, B, I, Agent!” — Johnny Utah
  4. “We’re going to be meat waffles.” — Bodhi
  5. “The name’s Johnny Utah!” — Johnny Utah
  6. “We’ll get him when he comes back in!” — Cop
  7. “Special Agent Utah! I knew I could count on you.” — Bodhi
  8. “Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation causes your worst fears to come true.” — Bodhi
  9. “You crossed the line. People trusted you, and they died. You gotta go down.” — Johnny Utah
  10. “90 seconds Johnny. That’s all I ask for, just 90 seconds of your life Johnny, that’s it.” — Bodhi
  11. “You’re about to jump out of a perfectly good airplane, Johnny! How do you feel about that?” — Surfer
  12. “Last time, you had a feeling I had to kill a guy, and I hate that. It looks bad on my report.” — Angelo Pappas
  13. “You can’t just call time out and stroll on into the beach if you don’t like the way things are going.” — Ben Harp
  14. “Yes, that’s right ‘Harp,’ and out of all these years, I have learned something that you still haven’t got.” — Angelo Pappas
  15. “What’s the matter with you guys? This was never about the money. This was about us against the system, that system that kills the human spirit. We stand for something. We are here to show those guys that are inching their way on the freeways in their metal coffins that the human spirit is still alive. Don’t worry about this guy, okay? I know exactly what to do with him.” — Bodhi


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