Binge Movies: Rankings and Reviews

Speed (1994)

February 4, 2020

Episode 63: By the mid-90s the muscle-bound action stars of the 80s had begun to lose their box office luster. Hollywood began shifting more traditional actors into action roles to various degrees of success. Enter Keanu Reeves and 1994's Speed. With a loaded cast of character actors, instantly memorable villain, spectacular stunts, and genius central premise, Speed set the summer of 1994 on fire! Does the movie still hold up in 2020?

 

Hosts: Pat & Jason

Producer: Combat Jones

Speed (1994)

Directed by Jan de Bont

Written by Graham Yost

Starring
Keanu Reeves
Dennis Hopper
Sandra Bullock
Joe Morton
Jeff Daniels

Music by Mark Mancina
Cinematography
Andrzej Bartkowiak
Edited by
John Wright

Distributed by 20th Century Fox

Release date June 10, 1994
Running time
116 minutes

Budget $30 million
Box office
$350.4 million

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