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Jake Speed (1986)

 -  Adventure | Action | Comedy  -  30 May 1986 (USA)
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When her sister is kidnapped by white slavers, only Grandpa knows what to do. He puts in a call to a fictional hero, Jake Speed. She is amazed to find that he actually exists, and that as ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jake Speed
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Desmond Floyd
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Margaret Winston
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Sid
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Pop Winston
Roy London ...
Maurice
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Wendy
Barry Primus ...
Lawrence
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Mr. Winston
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Mrs. Winston
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Maureen Winston (as Rebecca Ashley)
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Rodrigo
Karl Johnson ...
Charles
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Newsstand Attendant
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Ken
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Storyline

When her sister is kidnapped by white slavers, only Grandpa knows what to do. He puts in a call to a fictional hero, Jake Speed. She is amazed to find that he actually exists, and that as flesh and blood, is much less formidable than his reputation. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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More than a myth. Less than a legend. And a bit too big for his boots... See more »


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30 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jacke Speed, o Vingador  »

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$1,943,751 (USA)
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Quotes

Jake Speed: Sometimes you do things the hard way.
Margaret Winston: Why?
Jake Speed: Reads better.
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Connections

References Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975) See more »

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Written by Chris Farren
Performed by Chris Farren
Produced by Chris Farren
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GREATLY MISUNDERSTOOD MOVIE.........
14 September 2000 | by (Chapel Hill,N.C. U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

"Jake Speed" was NEVER meant to evoke "Indiana Jones" in any way shape or form. This film is both a satire and an homage to the great pulp-fiction adventures of the cheap paperback literature series....ala` "Doc Savage",and the more contemporary exponents such as "The Destroyer" and other similar adventure series. In that light, the movie succeeds admirably,and should not be dismissed by those who came looking for Harrison Ford and did not find him......


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