1997 Running time: 125 Certificate: pg Not yet rated
KA Speed 2

Synopsis

Jason Patric replaces Keanu Reeves as the action man opposite Sandra Bullock in this sea-borne sequel to Speed. Willem Dafoe - always good value as a villain - plays a dying computer geek who masterminds the takeover of a cruise liner. However, he doesn't reckon on Bullock and her cop boyfriend (Patric) failing to jump ship. Impressive setpieces keep everyone's head above the water.

Director

  • Jan de Bont

Cast

  • Sandra Bullock

  • Jason Patric

  • Willem Dafoe

  • Temuera Morrison

  • Colleen Camp

  • Lois Chiles

Review

Sandra Bullock is back, alas without Keanu Reeves, in this waterborne addition to the panic button series, as dying rejected computer genius Willem Dafoe masterminds a solo takeover of a cruise liner from which he plans to remove a fortune in diamonds before blowing it up.

Unfortunately for him, not all the passengers and crew manage to abandon ship on schedule, including Sandra and her new boyfriend, a speed-happy LA cop (Jason Patric).

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