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The Cruise -- The Cruise is a compelling documentary which chronicles the hummorously irreverant and painful reflections of Timothy "Speed" Levitch, an eccentric New York City tour bus guide with an archive of beautifully distorted information about the city
The Cruise -- US Home Video Trailer from Lions Gate Films


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23 October 1998 (USA) See more »
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Affectionate portrait of Tim "Speed" Levitch, a tour guide for Manhattan's Gray Line double-decker buses... See more » | Add synopsis »
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An exhilarating portrait of a fascinating man. See more (26 total) »


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Directed by
Bennett Miller 
Produced by
David Cohen .... executive producer
Kevin McLeod .... associate producer
Bennett Miller .... producer
J.B. Miller .... executive producer
Theodore Miller .... executive producer (as Teddy Miller)
David Yamner .... executive producer
Original Music by
Marty Beller 
Cinematography by
Bennett Miller (photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Levine 
Sound Department
Stephen Altobello .... sound editor
David Novack .... sound mixer
David Novack .... sound
Editorial Department
Lesli Lyon .... on-line editor
Music Department
Joshua Greenberg .... assistant music supervisor
Tracy McKnight .... music supervisor
Eric Perlmutter .... music assistant
Transportation Department
Dan Futterman .... unit driver (as Danny Boy Futterman)
Other crew
Lila Friedland .... transcriptor
Yael Goldman .... siren
Lisa Ades .... thanks
Alexandra Aron .... thanks
Jim Asnes .... thanks
Ric Burns .... thanks
James Carrieri .... thanks
Laura Congleton .... thanks
Tracy Durning .... thanks
Jonathan Galkin .... thanks
Jim Gardner .... thanks
Lee Gelber .... thanks
Steve Hamilton .... thanks
Elizabeth Henderson .... thanks
Robin Horlink .... thanks
David K. Israel .... thanks (as David Israel)
Michelle Linder King .... thanks
Fil Krohnengold .... thanks
Rob Loscalzo .... thanks
Kevin Mandel .... thanks
David Markowitz .... thanks
Karyn Meyer .... thanks
Katya Meyer .... thanks
Charles Miller .... thanks
Bill Nisselson .... thanks
Fred Salkind .... thanks

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language
76 min
Taiwan:GP (original rating) | USA:PG-13

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Edward Norton's favorite movie.See more »
Timothy 'Speed' Levitch:I am cruising, currently, right now! I am cruising because I have dedicated myself to all that is creative and destructive in my life right now, and I am equally in love with every aspect of my life, and all the ingredients that have caused me turmoil and all the ingredients that have caused me glory...See more »
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An exhilarating portrait of a fascinating man., 7 April 2015
Author: ChloeS89

The Cruise is a 1998 documentary film focusing on Timothy Levitch, a tour guide for bus tours of New York City who became a local celebrity due to his unconventional and idiosyncratic commentary on the city. The film follows Levitch as he provides psychedelic interpretations of the city to tourists, philosophizes on life and accosts those who have wronged him-all at a frenetic pace.

Levitch's love for the city is obvious, his passion admirable and his philosophies interesting.

Overall, "The Cruise" is an exhilarating portrait of one of the most fascinating men to ever walk the Earth that's both hysterical and poignant. 8.5/10

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