Did Keanu learn to surf for Point Break?

Could Keanu Reeves surf before Point Break?

Two months before filming, Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, and Lori Petty trained with former world class professional surfer Dennis Jarvis on Kauai, Hawaii. Jarvis remembers, “Patrick said he’d been on a board a couple of times, Keanu definitely had not surfed before, and Lori had never been in the ocean in her life.”

Did the actors learn to surf for Point Break?

Though cast members took surfing lessons to appear in some of the less technically complex surfing shots, many of the more dangerous shots utilized pro-surfer stunt doubles. During the “50-Year Storm” scene at the end of the movie, Swayze was doubled by legendary big-wave surfer Darrick Doerner.

Did Keanu and Patrick really surf?

This included Keanu Reeves, Lori Petty, and Patrick Swayze. The three of them moved to the island Kauai in Hawaii for two months before filming. There, the professional surfer Dennis Jarvis taught them all to surf. The three all had a hard time filming the surfing scenes as they had never surfed before.

Was Point Break actually filmed at Bells Beach?

Although the final scene of the film is set at Bells Beach, Victoria, Australia, the scene was filmed at Indian Beach in Ecola State Park, located in Cannon Beach, Oregon.

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Is grommet Bodhi’s brother?

He’s not in the trailer but, according to IMDB, Bojesse Christopher is listed as an FBI director. He played the original Grommet, a.k.a. Bodhi’s little brother.

How old was Keanu Reeves Point Break?

IMDb Rating: 7

Actor Age then Age now
Keanu Reeves 27 57
Gary Busey 47 77
Lori Petty 28 58
John C. McGinley 32 62

Did Keanu Reeves play football?

“I’d never played football,” says Reeves, who earned the nickname “The Wall” playing goalie for his high school hockey team. … Reeves admits the film’s underdogs-make-good plotline is a familiar one, but he says he accepted the role because it offered something more.

Does Keanu have a child?

Keanu Reeves has not had any other children, and neither has he ever married. However, he is currently rumored to be dating Alexandra Grant, an artist.

Can Keanu Reeves speak Japanese?

That brings us to the question – does Keanu speak Japanese? In simple terms, yes. However, he does not know the language itself. The director, Carl Erik Rinsch, wanted the entire cast to speak in English and Japanese.