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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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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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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: We were gonna fight our way through enemy territory. Scale the highest mountain in this goddamned place. Traverse a bridge that was about to collapse. And then if we were lucky, I mean really lucky, we were gonna fight our way through two thousand extremely poisonous snakes.
Margaret Winston: There are thousands of snakes around here?
Jake Speed: There's gotta be if you look hard enough!
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References Superman (1941) 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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Come on people
14 July 2001 | by (Swindon, England) – See all my reviews

This film is harmless escapist fun. Something the recent Tomb Raider film lacked. I can't wait to get the DVD. How can people give this a low score and still go and see Titanic without a guilty conscience I do not know. Anything with Karen Kopins in her underwear has got to rate an extra point or two!


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