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Jake Speed (1986)

PG 05/30/1986 (US) ActionComedyThriller 1h 40m

More than a myth. Less than a legend. And a bit too big for his boots


Jake Speed (Wayne Crawford) is the lead character in some of the biggest page-turners of the 1940s. A chiseled, heroic action figure, Speed saves lives on paper, but when a young girl is kidnapped and her sister (Karen Kopins) begs the real-life Speed for help, he must find a way to be as gallant as the book hero whose creation he's inspired. Accompanied by the victim's sibling, Speed flies to Africa to see if he's up to the task.

  1. Andrew Lane

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Wayne Crawford


Top Billed Cast

  1. Wayne Crawford

    Wayne Crawford

    Jake Speed

  2. Karen Kopins

    Karen Kopins

    Margaret Winston

  3. Dennis Christopher

    Dennis Christopher

    Desmond Floyd

  4. John Hurt

    John Hurt


  5. Leon Ames

    Leon Ames

    Pop Winston

  6. Roy London

    Roy London


  7. Donna Pescow

    Donna Pescow


  8. Barry Primus

    Barry Primus


  9. Monte Markham

    Monte Markham

    Mr Winston

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Jake Speed
Jake Speed

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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