Lightspeed (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  22 July 2006 (USA)
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After an accident, a government agent gains the ability of super-speed and goes after an old friend turned Nemesis.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Python / Edward
Dr. Findlay
Barcroft (as KC Clyde)
Young Nurse (as Keri Hawker)
Old Nurse
James Jamison ...
Senator Paul Davis
Tim Whitaker ...
Young Father
Sheldon Worthington ...
Brighton Leigh ...
Rescue Worker
ER Doctor


After an accident, a government agent Daniel Leight, gains the ability of super-speed and goes after an old friend turned Nemesis. Lightspeed's scaly nemesis is a mutated terrorist half-man, half-snake called Python. But when Leight's radiation treatments are sabotaged, he discovers that he has the ability to move at hyper speeds only by risking potentially fatal metabolic damage. Written by Anthony Pereyra {}

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Stan Lee's Lightspeed  »

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[first lines]
Tanner: Get those lights off! Situation?
Cop: Intel was spot on. Unfortunately we were to late to warn the security personnel.
Tanner: Bad guy still inside?
Cop: Yes, but this time we got him. No one was in there before the incident.
Tanner: Except for my guys.
Cop: We haven't seen *any* one, sir.
Tanner: You're not supposed to.
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A superhero movie but without the flash
22 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I like superhero movies just as much as the next person, but I was dubious about Lightspeed considering it was SyFy, notorious for making bad movies. As far as SyFy movies go, Lightspeed is not their worst, and not quite bottom-of-the-barrel quality. And that is only because Python looked cool. However, it was to me a terrible movie, with unimaginative and often cheap-looking special effects and choppy editing. The writing is of a corny and clunky quality throughout, the story is dull and predictable with no real excitement or thrills and the characters have no likability to them, coming across as either annoying or dull. The acting is also very wooden, with Jason Connery an uncharismatic lead and everyone else not faring much better. All in all, it may be a superhero movie but it lacks flash, any genuine excitement, a convincing lead or imagination. 1/10 Bethany Cox

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