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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

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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.

Director:

Peter Hewitt (as Pete Hewitt)

Writers:

Chris Matheson (characters), Ed Solomon (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keanu Reeves ... Ted
Alex Winter ... Bill / Granny Preston
William Sadler ... Grim Reaper
Joss Ackland ... De Nomolos
Pam Grier ... Ms. Wardroe
George Carlin ... Rufus
Amy Stoch ... Missy (as Amy Stock-Poynton)
Jim Martin ... Sir James Martin
Hal Landon Jr. ... Captain Logan
Annette Azcuy ... Elizabeth
Sarah Trigger ... Joanna
Chelcie Ross ... Colonel Oats
Taj Mahal ... Gatekeeper
Robert Noble Robert Noble ... Bach
Hal Landon Sr. Hal Landon Sr. ... Thomas Edison
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Storyline

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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Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian | Russian

Release Date:

19 July 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bill & Ted Go to Hell See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$38,037,513
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The ceiling of the future classroom was a left over set piece from the film "Mom and Dad save the universe". Solomon and Matheson also wrote that movie, the set was saved from demolition when bill and ted was the next film shot in that studio. See more »

Goofs

When Bill and Ted are playing Twister with Death, Ted spins the arrow and announces "right foot green" while the arrow is still spinning. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

"Be Excellent to Each Other and Party On." See more »

Alternate Versions

Originally the evil robots left devices which make your worst fears come true. Bill and Ted then meet up with monstrous versions of Oates, Granny, and the Easter bunny that they had met in hell. They react nicely and face their fears. The evil creatures slowly get smaller and smaller then vanish. This was then their original Battle of the Bands speech which can be heard on the soundtrack song Reaper's Rap, "Kiss your fears, dude." "Offer them a honey bun or something?" "They'll get smaller and maybe even go away!" "Yeah, they weren't that bad dude, so don't get programmed by anybody but yourself." Also in the song Reaper's Rap: Bill says: You totally killed us you evil metal dickweeds!" Evil Bill: That's right lesser developed human prototype us's" This was cut from the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Inside the Actors Studio: George Carlin (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Candy Show Theme
Written, Performed & Produced by Julian Nott
Courtesy of Julian Nott
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4 January 2004 | by kornkicksass_69See all my reviews

I got the first Bill and Ted movie for christmas and I had to get the second when I saw it in a store. This one was (I think) just as funny as the first but a much wierder story. It was funny how they had their own personnal hell and how they had to play death. The funny thing was that they played him in stupid little games like clue. The only thing I'd change is Station and Death being in the band but other than that it was great.


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