SPEED (Theatrical Release USA 1994)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Speed—fun—combines Keanu Reeves with Jeff Daniels and Sandra Bullock to deliberately create a cult classic weirdness that is unique and completely enjoyable. There are some highly improbably scenes like jumping a city bus from one side of an unfinished freeway to the other side that won’t soon be forgotten. The simply written story is worth its watch.

Film Poster Courtesy of  Wikipedia


A bus must be driven above 50 miles per hour to keep it from exploding.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Jon de Bont for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Ian Bryce for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Jack Traven (Keanu Reeves), Howard Payne (Dennis Hopper), Annie (Sandra Bullock), Captain McMahon (Joe Morton), Harry (Jeff Daniels), Stephens (Alan Ruck), Jaguar Owner (Glenn Plummer), Norwood (Richard Lineback), Helen (Beth Grant), Sam (Hawthorne James), Ortiz (Carlos Carrasco), Terry (David Kriegel), Mrs. Kamino (Natsuko Ohama), Ray (Daniel Villarreal), and Bus Passenger #1 (Simone Gad).

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This low budget movie manages enough tense action to earn its status as one to add to the home video library.

 Ben Meyers

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