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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy  |  19 July 1991 (USA)
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A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.


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The world of our distant future is a veritable utopia, thanks to the lyrics of two simple-minded 20th Century rock and rollers, Bill S. Preston, Esq. and Ted "Theodore" Logan. However, a would-be conquerer threatens to throw history off-track by sending "most non-non-heinous" evil robot Bill and Teds back to kill their good counterparts. Finding themselves dead, the boys must outwit the Grim Reaper and traverse Heaven and Hell to return to the land of the living, rescue their "babes" and have a "most triumphant" concert at the all-important Battle of the Bands. Written by David Thiel <d-thiel@uiuc.edu>

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Release Date:

19 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure II  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)


$38,037,513 (USA)

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William Sadler ("Death"), also plays a bit role as an Englishman when we see various spots around the world when the Battle of the Bands is shown. See more »


In Hell, when the rock that Bill and Ted are standing on gets pulled by the chain, they fall on their backs. As they fall, Bill is clearly holding a Hammer and Ted is holding a Sledge. See more »


[first lines]
Chuck De Nomolos: It is time. They have reached the second crucial turning point in their destiny. Their message is about to reach millions. But, we will change all that. When our mission is successful, no longer will the world be dominated by the legacy of these two fools! No longer will we hear this.
[plays air guitar]
Chuck De Nomolos: We will stop them now! Brothers and sisters, are we ready?
[everybody cocks their guns]
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References Stairway to Heaven (1946) See more »


Performed by KISS
Produced by Robert Ezrin (as Bob Ezrin)
Written by Russ Ballard, Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons & Robert Ezrin (as Bob Ezrin)
Published by Main Spring Music
Courtesy of Mercury Records
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Very underrated
31 August 2000 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

One of the most underrated movies I've seen in a long time, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is the second hilarious adventure of Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan, aka Wyld Stallyns. There are two ways to look at this film: First, you see dumb dialogue, far fetched plot, juvenile idea. OR.. You see brilliantly downplayed idiots who yet again find themselves in a situation too big for their brains. Throw a Bruce Willis or a Arnold Schwarzeneggar into this plot and it becomes a big blockbuster movie. Bill and Ted go into the story with the same level of sincerity, only it's Bill and Ted. This is a tricky fence to balance on, but when you watch the movie not as a throwaway screwball comedy, but as an adventure featuring two guys who have no business being in an adventure, it becomes so much more.

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