120 Point Break Quotes That’ll Make You Catch Your Breath

These top 120 Point Break quotes will keep you up all night with their dangerous and endless action hunt. 

Point Break is a 1991 action crime film that features Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze.

The story revolves around the experiences of an FBI amateur in a Los Angeles bank robbery case. 

The movie became a hit and was popular as the greatest female-gaze action movie.

So, check out our collection of the most iconic Point Break lines that will make your breath hitch.

Let’s get started.

And make sure to read these Major Payne quotes and Scarface quotes.

Best Point Break Quotes

1. “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 

2. “Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.” – Bodhi 

3. “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 

4. “Harp, I want to tell you something. I was in this bureau when you were still popping zits on your funny face, and jerking off with the lingerie section of the Sears catalog.” – Angelo Pappas 

5. “Wars of religion always make me laugh because basically, you’re fighting over who has the best imaginary friend.” – Johnny Utah 

6. “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

7. “Last time, you had a feeling I had to kill a guy, and I hate that. It looks bad on my report.” – Angelo Pappas

8. “I know, Johnny. I know you want me so bad it’s like acid in your mouth. But not this time.” – Bodhi 

9. “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 

10. “You’re a real blue flame special, aren’t you, son? Young, dumb, and full of c*m, I know. What I don’t know is how you got assigned here. Guess we must just have ourselves an *ssh*l* shortage, huh?” – Ben Harp 

11. “You’re cold because all of the blood is running out of your body, Roach. You’re gonna be dead soon. I hope it was worth it.” – Johnny Utah 

12. “Life sure has a sick sense of humor, doesn’t it?” – Bodhi 

13. “You crossed the line. People trusted you, and they died. You gotta go down.” – Johnny Utah 

14. “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 

15. “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

Action-Packed Point Break Quotes 

16. “Look, Bodhi, people are dead. The ride is over.” – Johnny Utah

17. “Twenty-two years. Man, L.A. has changed a lot during that time. The air got dirty, and the sex got clean.” – Angelo Pappas

18. “Special Agent Utah! This is not some job, flipping burgers at the local drive-in! Yes! Your surfboard bothers me! Yes! Your approach to this whole damn case bothers me! And yes! You bother me! And Pappas! Oh, for the love of Christ. How the hell did I even let you talk me into this whole bone-headed idea, to begin with.” – Ben Harp

19. “They will nail you wherever you land. They’ll use something new called radar. Maybe you’ve heard of it.” – Johnny Utah

20. “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.” – Angelo Pappas

21. “You got a death wish. You want to ride to glory, fine, but don’t take Tyler with you. I’m begging you. Tell me where she is, and I walk away.” – Johnny Utah

22. “Peace, through superior firepower.” – Roach

23. “I’ve been to every city in Mexico, came across an unclaimed piece of meat in Baja, turned out to be Rosie. Guess he picked a knife fight with somebody better. Found a passport of yours in Sumatra. Missed you by about a week in Fiji, but I knew you wouldn’t miss the 50-year storm, Bodhi.” – Johnny Utah

24. “Yes, that’s right ‘Harp,’ and out of all these years, I have learned something that you still haven’t got.” – Angelo Pappas

25. “I’m so hungry I could eat the *ss end out of a dead rhino. I should have had you get me three of these things!” – Angelo Pappas

26. “Little hand says it’s time to rock and roll.” – Bodhi

27. “Look at it! It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, man! Let me go out there and let me get one wave, just one wave before you take me in. I mean, come on, man, where am I gonna go? Cliffs on both sides! I’m not gonna paddle my way to New Zealand! Come on, compadre. Come on!” – Bodhi 

28. “That’s, ah, that’s a surfboard, all right! Looks like a ’57 Chevy I used to have.” – Bodhi

29. “I have been saddled with some blue-flamer Quantico cat, some quarterback punk. Johnny Unitas, or something.” – Angelo Pappas

30. “I hate this, Johnny. I really do. I hate violence. That is why I had Rosie do this. I could never do that, man. I could never hold a knife to Tyler’s throat. She was my woman. We shared time together. But Rosie, he’s like a machine. He’s got this gift of blankness. Once you set him in motion, he will not stop. So, when three o’clock comes, he will gut her like a pig and try not to get any on his shoes, and there is nothing I can do.” – Bodhi

Funny Point Break Quotes

31. “You gonna jump or jerk off?” – Johnny Utah

32. “Six seconds. We’re going to be meat waffles.” – Bodhi

33. “Sex with gods, you can’t beat that!” – Roach

34. “Goddamn! You are one radical son of a bitch!” – Bodhi

35. “Okay, too much testosterone around here for me.” – Tyler Ann Endicott

36. “This is stimulating, but we’re out of here.” – Bodhi

37. Ben Harp: “Do you think that taxpayers would like it, Utah, if they knew that they were paying a federal agent to surf and pick up girls?”

Johnny Utah: “Babes.”

Ben Harp: “I beg your pardon?”

Johnny Utah: “The correct term is babes, sir.”

38. “Hope you stick with it. Surfing’s the source, can change your life, swear to God.” – Fifteen

39. “Back off, Warchild, seriously.” – Bodhi

40. “Johnny! I see you in the next life!” – Bodhi

41. “They only live to get radical.” – Bodhi

42. “Sir, I take the skin off my chicken, sir.” – Johnny Utah

43. “You think I like this hair, man! You think I like these clothes? My wife wants me to stay at Ramanda! I’ve been working on these f*ck*rs for three months! Three months! Now, I finally got them to play wheel of fortune with me so I could find out who their suppliers is. Then you f*ck*n’ cowboys show up!” – DEA Agent Deets

44. Roach: “What the f*ck are you looking at?”

Johnny Utah: “A dead man.”

45. “Pure adrenaline, right? The ultimate rush. Other guys snort for it, jab a vein for it, all you gotta do is jump.” – Bodhi

Point Break Quotes to Remind You of This Classic Crime Film

46. “Reagan usually does the driving. Stolen switch car. They leave it running on the curb. It looks sparked from the distance. When they run, they dump the vehicle, and they vanish like a virgin on prom night. I mean they vanish, swish.” – Angelo Pappas 

47. “Now, for Christ’s sake, does either one of you have anything even remotely interesting to tell me?” – Ben Harp

48. “F*ck the stakes, Bodhi! The only one that thinks that this is a game is you, man. This is real. This is serious sh*t, and I am scared.” – Grommet

49. “He’s not coming back.” – Johnny Utah

50. “The beaches are always being closed because of waste spills, right? And surfers are territorial. They stick to certain breaks. If we can get some hair samples and get a match to a certain beach, we’d know which break the Ex-President’s surf. You buyin’ this?” – Johnny Utah

51. “You’re sayin’ the F.B.I.’s gonna pay me to learn to surf?” – Johnny Utah

52. “Bodhi, I know you, man. When they fall on you, you won’t back down, and they’ll have to burn your *ss to the ground.” – Johnny Utah

53. “Bodhi, this is your f*ck*ng wake-up call, man.” – Johnny Utah

54. “Did you know that we’ve hit 30 banks in three years, and they weren’t able to touch us, and all this does is raise the stakes of the game.” – Bodhi

55. “Listen, you snot-nose little sh*t, I was takin’ shrapnel in Khe Sanh when you were crappin’ in your hands and rubbin’ it on your face.” – Angelo Pappas

56. “I should’ve shot him when I had the chance.” – Roach

57. “You act like nothing happened.” – Nathanial

58. “No! No, no, no, no, no, no, no! Let me tell you what you’ve produced over the last two weeks. You two have produced exactly squat! Squat! During which time, the Ex-Presidents have robbed two more banks!” – Ben Harp

59. “I say we pack up our sh*t and leave town tonight.” – Grommet

60. “Feel what the wave is doing, then accept its energy. Get in sync, then charge with it.” – Bodhi

Sincere Point Break Quotes and Lines

61. “Ninety seconds Johnny. That’s all I ask for—just 90 seconds of your life, Johnny, that’s it. This is our tactic. We strike fear.” – Bodhi

62. Johnny Utah: “I gotta be f*ck*ng crazy!”

Bodhi: “But are you crazy enough?”

63. “Okay. I get it. This is where you tell me that ‘locals rule,’ and that Yuppie insects like me shouldn’t be surfing the break, right?” – Johnny Utah

64. “Yeah, sure, Angelo, why not? That is why I put you two screw-ups, to begin with. You deserve each other, don’t you? You’re just as bad as he is, though you’re a little fatter, a little slower, and a little more pathetic. For Christ’s sake, it’s like the blind leading the blind with you.” – Ben Harp

65. “You don’t understand. I’m gonna learn to surf or break my neck.” – Johnny Utah 

66. “That’s beautiful, Johnny.” – Bodhi

67. “Oh, you like that Pappas, huh? F*ck you!” – DEA Agent Deets

68. “Special Agent Utah! I knew I could count on you.” – Bodhi

69. “I love this job.” – Nathanial

70. “It takes time.” – Angelo Pappas

71. “You wanna commit suicide, you do it someplace else!” – Tyler Ann Endicott 

72. Johnny Utah: “You mad?”

Angelo Pappas: “Yeah, I’m mad! Whatcha gonna do about it!”

73. “Good guess. There is a gun on you now.” – Johnny Utah

74. Johnny Utah: “I’m not armed.”

Bodhi: “But you’re not alone.”

75. “Respect for my elders.” – Angelo Pappas

Point Break Quotes That Will Make Your Heart Skip a Beat

76. “Don’t worry at all. We’re not gonna land on land!” – Bodhi

77. “You run, you die.” – Rosie

78. “I’m an F.B.I. Agent.” – Johnny Utah

79. “One hundred percent pure adrenaline!” – Bodhi

80. “Speak into the microphone, squid brain!” – Angelo Pappas

81. “You’re about to jump out a perfectly good airplane, Johnny! How do you feel about that?” – Surfer

82. “We’re just gonna f*ck you up!” – Lupton Pittman

83. “Yeah? Why don’t you astonish me, sh*tf*c*?” – Ben Harp

84. “Oh no, no, no. I say when it’s over.” – Bodhi

85. “Johnny, hand me that bag of money.” – Bodhi

Lighthearted Point Break Quotes to Help You Relax

86. “Welcome to sea world, kid.” – Angelo Pappas

87. “This Calvin and Hobbes is funny!” – Angelo Pappas

88. “That would be a waste of time.” – Tone 

89. “I caught my first tube today, sir.” – Johnny Utah

90. Roach: “There’s nothing as exhilarating, man. Not even sex.”

Tyler Ann Endicott: “Maybe you’re not doing it right, Roach.”

91. “Sh*t happens.” – Bodhi

92. “I went to law school. I got a football scholarship!” – Johnny Utah

93. “Feels good, doesn’t it?” – Johnny Utah

94. “Nice tattoo, Deets!” – Angelo Pappas

95. “Vaya con Dios.” – Johnny Utah

96. “Don’t listen to him. He’s just scared.” – Bodhi

97. “Yes, you can. Who knows, you might like it.” – Bodhi

98. “Adios, amigo!” – Bodhi

99. “Utah! Get me two!” – Angelo Pappas

100. “I am not a crook!” – Roach

Point Break Quotes That Are Worth Revisiting 

101. “Everything moves in cycles. So, twice a century, the ocean lets us know just how small we really are. A winter storm comes out of Antarctica, tearing up the Pacific, and it sends a huge swell, north, 2,000 miles. And when it hits Bells Beach, it will turn into the biggest surf this planet has ever seen, and I will be there.” – Bodhi 

102. “Not so far.” – Johnny Utah

103. “Lose somethin’, Brah?” – Johnny Utah

104. “He goes here. He goes there. He goes to Tower Records, buys some CDs. He has lunch at Patrick’s Road House.” – Johnny Utah

105. “Ah, here the cowboys are. You’re the real cowboys, right? Batman and Robin.” – DEA Agent Deets 

106. Johnny Utah: “The name’s Johnny Utah!”

Tyler Ann Endicott: “Who cares!”

107. “Don’t ride him in with the black and whites like some punk. Let me ride him in.” – Angelo Pappas

108. “Oh yeah, and let my insurance policy expire. Good idea.” – Bodhi

109. “Just waiting for my set.” – Bodhi

110. “Thank you very much, and please, don’t forget to vote!” – Bodhi

Powerful Point Break Quotes That’ll Get You Excited

111. “We’ll get him when he comes back in!” – Cop

112. “He’s around somewhere. Listen, Johnny, we’re in a kind of a hurry. Is there anything you need?” – Bodhi

113. “Don’t tell me to relax, Bodhi! He’s a f*ck*n’ federal agent!” – Nathanial

114. “I feel like running.” – Grommet

115. “What’s this pig board piece of sh*t?” – Tyler Ann Endicott

116. “Lawyers don’t surf.” – Nathanial

117. “That’s not an easy thing to do, is it Utah?” – Ben Harp

118. “Punk. Quarterback Punk.” – Johnny Utah

119. “I’ll see you in hell, Johnny!” – Roach

120. “All I wanna know, smart guy! All I wanna know is how these guys could be robbin’ Tarzana City National on August 2nd when they were in Fort f*ck*n’ Lauderdale on August 2nd? Why don’t you figure that out, huh?” – DEA Agent Deets

Did You Learn a Lot From These Point Break Quotes?

Bodhi’s wise life-changing advice in living your best life is one of the lessons we can learn from the film. It does not have to be a dangerous sport or unlimited partying. Living your best life is stopping our fears of discovering and experiencing the new.

Often, we settle for what is comfortable and what feels safe for us. But to choose to stop making excuses and constantly reach for our goals is already a life well-lived.

It is normal to be scared, but it is our responsibility to live a happier life. We hope that this collection freed you from your hesitations and fears. This is a reminder to pat yourself on the back for trying to live every day.

What other life lessons did you learn from this film? Which quote is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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