Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
MGM (Video & DVD) (7/19/1991)
Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
In Collection
#315
0*
DVD
94 mins
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Joss Ackland Chuck De Nomolos
Tim "Herb" Alexander
Tom Allard
Annette Azcuy Elizabeth
Roy Brocksmith
Keanu Reeves Ted Logan/Evil Ted
Alex Winter Bill S. Preston/Granny Preston/Evil Bill
William Sadler Grim Reaper/English Family Member
George Carlin Rufus
Pam Grier Ms. Wardroe
Hal Landon Jr. Captain Logan
Jim Martin Sir James Martin
Amy Stock-Poynton Missy Logan

Director Peter Hewitt
Producer Scott Kroopf
Erwin Stoff
Paul Aaron
Writer Ed Solomon
Chris Matheson
Cinematography Oliver Wood
Musician David Newman

It is the future. Society has at last solved all its major problems, thanks to amiable lunkheads Bill and Ted and the inspiring music of their band, Wyld Stallyns. Only one man is dissatisfied with the way things have turned out, the evil De Nomolos. In an effort to change the future, De Nomolos sends evil Bill and Ted robots back in time to prevent the real Bill and Ted from winning a pivotal Battle of the Bands. What follows is a spirited journey through the afterlife as Bill and Ted try to rescue their girlfriends, save the future, and, oh, yeah, learn how to play the guitar. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey swings easily between childish and clever humor, and is good at both: a Bergman reference is quickly followed by an equally funny bit about Death's stinky feet. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter seem happy to be reprising their roles and even manage to add funny spins on Evil Robot Bill and Ted. William Sadler very nearly steals the movie as Death, playing both his wounded dignity and budding desire to be funky to a T. As if that weren't enough, George Carlin returns as Rufus and Pam Grier does a cameo just for the hell of it. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is ample proof that not all sequels suck. Sometimes they're even better than the original. --Ali Davis

Edition Details
Audience Rating PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Country USA
Language English
Distributor MGM (Video & DVD)
Barcode 027616869258
Region Region 1
Chapters 16
Release Date 12/4/2001
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio 1.85:1
Subtitles English; Spanish; French; Portuguese
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 5.1
French Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
Behind-The-Scenes Featurette
Original Theatrical Trailer
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Purchase Price $14.98
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