Point Break

Deliberate mistake: When everyone is surfing at night, the sound of the waves in the background is significant, as it should be. However, at one point, when Keanu and Lori are having an intimate conversation on the water, the sound of the waves disappear. The wave sounds resume in the next scene.

Factual error: When Pappas and Utah are chasing the ex-Presidents in their red Lincoln, Pappas crashes the car into a parking attendant's booth. Pappas tries to restart the car, but the starting sound is of an older Chrysler when Pappas was driving a Chevrolet.

Factual error: In the Swayze's last scene at Bells Beach, Australia, there are huge pine trees in the background: there are no trees like this at Bells Beach.

Revealing mistake: When Utah is fighting Mr. Nixon at the gas station, the two land on some fire and catch fire. The flammable gel making the fire ignite on the back of Mr. Nixon's jacket is briefly visible. (01:06:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Angelo is sitting in his car while Utah is surfing he puts sun glasses on his head so he can look through binoculars. When they pan back to him the sunglasses are gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Grommet dies, at first there's lots of blood on his face, but then there's all of a sudden a lot less.

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Continuity mistake: The first time Patrick Swayze is seen surfing, his surfing stance changes between shots from natural to goofy.

Factual error: Australian police are never equipped like they are at the end of this movie. The 1st Police on the scene would be Constables, Senior Constables, Sergeants, & Senior Sergeants, & possibly plain-clothes Detectives from the Victorian Police Force. They'd be wearing their regulation uniform & carrying a regulation revolver & hand cuffs. The AFP *may* be liaising, but they're Detectives, too. No high-power weapons; no helicopters.

Continuity mistake: When Bodhi is talking with Johnny before the last robbery his shirt looks white, but in the bank it's dirty.

Johnny Utah: Wars of religion always make me laugh, because basically you're fighting over who has the best imaginary friend.

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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.

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