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Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 13 June 1997 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christine Firkins ...
Harvey (as Michael G. Hagerty)
Alejandro (as Enrique Murciano Jr.)


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Speed II  »

Box Office


$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,158,942 (USA) (13 June 1997)


$48,068,396 (USA) (5 September 1997)

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Did You Know?


Gary Oldman turned down the role of the villain, and instead chose to make Air Force One (1997). See more »


One of the engineers shouts that they have lost feed pressure. This would only be a major issue on a ship with steam propulsion rather than a ship with diesel propulsion. See more »


Annie Porter: I'll swear, I'm never leaving the house again.
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No oceans were polluted during the filming of this movie. See more »


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Written by Jimmy Cliff (as James E. Chambers)
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Speed 2: Cruise Control
27 June 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Sad sequel to the early 90's hit with Bullock and Patrick playing a vacationing couple who save the day when a madman (overbearing and overacting Willem Dafoe) commandeers their cruise ship. Director Jan DeBont still pours energy into the effects, but the story and performances lack that polish and care.

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