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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
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 (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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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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Jake Speed: Evil may triumph, Sid, but it'll never conquer.
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References Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975) See more »

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Night After Night
Written by Mark Holden, Lea Hart and Steve LeGassick (as Steve Lagassick)
Performed by Mark Holden
Produced by Don Perry and Bob Summers
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A tongue in cheek look at paperback novels.
17 June 2002 | by (Danvers, Mass) – See all my reviews

Ever wonder where the ideas for romance novels and other paper back released come from? According to 'Jake Speed' they are based on real people, living out the adventures they write about and publish. This movie is quality family entertainment, moderate amounts of violence, and skimpy clothes at the worst. The language is is also not a problem, and the jokes are funny at all levels. This is a 'Austin Powers' look at 'Indian Jones', without the over-the-top antics of Michael Myers. I highly recommend this film for kids in the 10 to 15 range.


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