Reeves plays 25 year old FBI officer Johnny Utah who has to infiltrate
surfer dudes. Head surfer dude is Bodhi, played by Patrick Swayze.
Old Presidents (yes they wear the masks AND do the voices) are a
notorious bank robbing team, it is believed they are surfers so
our hero learns to surf and mixes it all up.
our panel of critics thought
did they do those skydiving scenes? You can't see the strings and
I would presume the stars didn't do it for real... impressive."
body is perfectly cast."
you are disappointed by this movie you really only have yourself
have rarely heard such shouting in a movie. A triumph of lung bustitude."
gives you exactly what you might expect, plus a very exciting direction
and film making. The chase scenes (through the houses) are really
chase scenes have a Tom and Jerry quality about them - and it looks
as if dear old Butch is also thrown at our hero in one house - a
story is sort of formulaic but with a refreshing direction. The
chase scenes are truly breath taking, camerawork very innovative."
tell me the ending or whole plot if necessary
a few fights, Johnny Utah's cover is blown and the bad guy's take
his girlfriend hostage (she used to be Bohdi's girlfriend!) Utah
takes part in a Bank raid to help free the girlfriend but has no
mask... he kills a special agent during the raid...
of course this all proves the point that he's got the right guy's
- they are doing the robbing for the thrill of it... surfer dudes
unite! OK, like, yea, man!
a half bad movie at all. The direction (Kathryn Bigelow) is very
good - watch the chase scenes through the houses - very well done
indeed, and, of course, the skydiving scenes which are very well
is unlikely you will be disappointed by this movie if you fancied
the sound of it in the first place, you get pretty much what you
would expect, Surfer Dude...