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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Directed by Stephen Herek

Written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon

1989, USA

 

History is about to be rewritten by two guys who can’t spell…

 

Since its release in 1989, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure inspired a sequel (Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey), a Saturday morning cartoon, a comic book series, and launched actor Keanu Reeves into movie stardom. That is excellent enough reason to explain why Bill and Ted went on to become a cult classic of epic proportions. But why is this film so loved even today?

Bill & Ted doesn’t exactly have the most sophisticated of plots: This shaggy dog story follows a pair of teenage airheads, Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) and Bill S. Preston (Alex Winter), in risk of flunking out at high school, if they don’t pass history. Along comes George Carlin from the future, equipped with a time »

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