Continuity mistake: During the night surfing scene, you see a shot of the surface of the water from below, the sun is obviously visible.
Nearly everyone dies in a bungled heist. The only survivors are Bodhi (Patrick Swayze), Roach and Johnny (Keanu Reeves). As Bodhi and Roach are trying to leave the country in a plane, Johnny meets them at the airport and Angelo tries to catch them but is killed. The three leave on the plane. When enough altitude is gained, Bodhi jumps off and Johnny (without a parachute) follows him. After a mid air struggle they land. Johnny is reunited with Tyler. Some time later, Johnny tracks down and finds Bodhi but lets him go to surf to his death at Bell's Beach, Australia in one of those monstrous waves.
Bodhi: 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.
Trivia: Johnny is reporting to Angelo on Bhodi's movements that day. He comments on how he goes and eats lunch at "Patrick's Roadhouse." There is an actual bar and grill on the Pacific Coast Highway right out of Los Angeles called 'Patrick's Roadhouse', but Patrick Swayze also starred in "Roadhouse" a few years earlier, so this seems like a deliberate nod.
Question: The final showdown between Utah and Bodhi was shot at Bells Beach, but was the wave footage also shot there? I'm especially interested in the closeups. Waves of that size and strength are not commonplace, and no surfer (save Eddie Aikau) would even attempt to tackle such a monster set.
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