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Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 13 June 1997 (USA)
A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.

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Annie Porter, the woman who was held on a bus with a bomb attached to it that will go off if it slows down. She dated the cop who saved her but broke up with him because he was constantly putting his life in danger. She would then date a guy named Alex who is also a cop but told her that he does a mundane assignment. But she eventually learns that he works for the same unit that the other guy worked for and is also addicted to danger. She wants to break up with but he surprises her with a cruise. She agrees to go. And he's planning to propose to her. But when he notices another passenger act peculiar, he can't help but try to find out what's up with him. He's Geiger, a computer man who designed the ship's systems, who was fired. He then takes over the ship's systems and sets it on a course that will send it into a tanker. Alex tries to stop him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated PG-13 for frenetic disaster action and violence | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,158,942 (USA) (15 June 1997)

Gross:

$48,608,066 (USA)
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Sandra Bullock agreed to star in this film in order to get financing for her pet project Hope Floats (1998). See more »

Goofs

When the Seaborn Legend is plowing down the ships in the harbor, its anchor strikes a small sail boat in the side, this wouldn't cause the sail boat to blow up like it did. See more »

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Alex Shaw: Relationships based on extreme circumstances never work out.
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The 20th Century Fox logo fades into the ocean as the opening credits start to roll. See more »

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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: Men in Black/Wild America/Out to Sea (1997) See more »

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Speed TK Re-Mix
Written by Mark Mancina
Performed by TK
Produced by Tetsuya Komuro 'TK' for TK News
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A MISERABLE EXPERIENCE....
29 July 1999 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

After seeing THE best action movie ever (Speed) I went to this expecting more of the same awesome action.

Instead I was physically sea sick! Sat through the entire thing feeling like I was at sea in a teacup (in the middle of a cyclone), made worse by the terrible acting (even Temuera Morrison wasn't up to par in this) and lame 'action scenes'. The baddie wasn't bad enough, his reasons for hijacking the ship was just plain dumb, and Keanu Reeves, where the heck was he?

This whole flick was over-the-top-bad, trying waaaaay too hard to equal Speed One. But putting all the action on a cruise ship - a SMALL cruise ship at that? There was twice as much action in the elevator scene at the beginning of Speed One!

I found the gigantic tanker explosion, the ship crashing through the dock at the end TOO long and boring. By this time, however, the sea sickness had subsided (probably because the ship had already landed!) The ending would've been easier to bare if the characters hadn't said such dumb cliches....

I think I should've stayed at home....


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