Revealing mistake: During the night surfing scene notice that the sun is evident in the background (look closely it does not appear long). There are also shots where you can see clouds and faint blue sky. Moments later you see Keanu and Lori sitting in the water with completely different lighting which was actually taken at night and further distinguishes that the surfing shots were not actually done at night time. I heard the scene was shot during the day with a filter so it looked like it was shot at night.
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.
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