Speed


1h 55m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist, is sent to defuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a moving bus. But until he does, Jack and one of the passengers must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour or the bomb will expl

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Kevin Patterson
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist, is sent to defuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a moving bus. But until he does, Jack and one of the passengers must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour or the bomb will explode.

Crew

Chris Adams

Special Effects

David Alstadter

Foley Mixer

Pete Altobelli

Makeup Artist

David Amborn

Special Effects Foreman

Stanley Amborn

Special Effects

Brad Anderson

Costumes

Andrew C Andrews

Production Assistant

Ed Arneson

Technical Advisor

Bill Asman

Camera Operator

Larry Aube

Best Boy Grip

Pete Auster

Stunts

Stephanie Axe

Production Assistant

Nico Bally

Grip

Nancy Barker

Adr Editor

Clay Bartholomew

Other

Andrzej Bartkowiak

Director Of Photography

David Bartlett

Sound Effects Editor

Bob Beemer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ingrid Behrens

Production Assistant

Bruce Bell

Foley Mixer

Beth Bergeron

Adr Editor

Paul Berolzheimer

Sound Effects Editor

Gerald N Best

Production

Stefan Bijnen

Production Assistant

Bill Birrell

Executive Producer

R Michael Bisetti

Special Effects

Bob Black

Stunts

Michael R Blaich

Other

Christopher Blauvelt

Camera Assistant

Tom Boland

Production

Michael Bondelli

Stunts

Terry Bowen

Camera Operator

Steve Bowerman

Boom Operator

Janet Brady

Stunts

Risa Bramon Garcia

Casting

Michael W Brennan

Dolly Grip

Greg Bridges

Production

Ron Brinkmann

Digital Effects Supervisor

Stephanie Brooks

Casting Associate

Jophery Brown

Stunts

Ian Bryce

Executive Producer

Ian Bryce

Unit Production Manager

Michael E Burke

Special Effects

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Joseph L Byrne

On-Set Dresser

Scott Campbell

Production

Dan Carter

Miniatures

Cat Chapman

Visual Effects

Rick Chavez

Assistant Property Master

Scott Chorna

Production Assistant

Eden Clark-coblenz

Costumes

Casey Collins

Production Assistant

Gary Combs

Stunts

Gil Combs

Stunts

Michael Condro

Production

Michael Coo

Key Grip

David Cornelius

Production

Karen Cowan

Production Assistant

Richard Cronn

Gaffer

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Donald E. Dahlquist

Best Boy

Bob Daspit

Effects Assistant

Peter Davidian

Best Boy

Mark N Davidson

On-Set Dresser

Gary Charles Davis

Stunts

Jack Davis

Special Effects

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Jackson Degovia

Production Designer

Karen Dejong

Special Effects

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

David March Douglas

Special Effects

David Drzewiecki

Director Of Photography

Ken Dufva

Foley Artist

John Dunn

Sound Effects Editor

Barbara Dunning

Assistant Editor

Ezra Dweck

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ken Ebert

Special Effects

Seth Edelstein

Dga Trainee

Marty Eichman

Key Grip

John Ellingwood

Camera Assistant

Tom Elliott

Stunts

Gary Epper

Stunts

Nicholas Esposto

Mechanical Special Effects

Donna Evans Merlo

Stunts

David Fein

Foley Artist

Michael G Fisher

Soloist

Terry Fisher

Other

William E Fitch

Dolly Grip

Donald Flick

Sound Effects Editor

Judee Flick

Sound Effects Editor

Stephen Hunter Flick

Sound Editor

Linda Folk

Adr Editor

Johnny Fontana

Special Effects

Richard Foreman

Photography

Frank Foster

Visual Effects

Bruce L. Fowler

Original Music

K C Fox

Set Decorator

Bobby J Foxworth

Stunts

Chris Franco

Electrician

John Frazier

Special Effects Coordinator

Trisha B Gallaher

Property Master

Frankie Garbutt

Stunts

Robert Garlow

Props

Wilma Garscadden-gahret

Script Supervisor

Rocky Allen Gehr

Special Effects Foreman

Gary S. Gerlich

Sound Editor

Gregory M Gerlich

Dialogue Editor

Giacomo Ghiazza

Storyboard Artist

Mikael Glattes

Camera Assistant

Avram D Gold

Sound Effects Editor

Gary Goodman

Production Assistant

Mark R. Gordon

Producer

Eric Gotthelf

Foley Mixer

David Gould

Electrician

Jill Goupil

Craft Service

Mari Grimaud

Costumes

Rick Gunderson

Stunts

Dana Gustafson

Assistant Sound Editor

Cynthia Hamilton

Costume Designer

Warren Hamilton

Sound Effects Editor

Don C Hansen

Other

Bret Harding

Miniatures

Don Harper

Music

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Robb Hastigan

Assistant Production Accountant

John Hateley

Stunts

Harry Hauss

Helicopter Pilot

Gregory A. Hedgepath

Sound Effects Editor

Mike Hehr

Stunts

Marc Heijdeman

Editorial Production Assistant

Norbert Hernandez

Special Effects

George Herthel

Location Manager

John Hinkle

Other

Alan Holdsworth

Soloist

Michelle Holdsworth

Assistant Production Coordinator

Billy Hopkins

Casting

Craig Hosking

Helicopter Pilot

Chris Howell

Stunts

Geoff Hubbard

Assistant Art Director

Pieter S Hubbard

Dialogue Editor

Thomas J Huff

Stunts

Kathleen Devlin Hughes

Assistant Property Master

Gary Hymes

Unit Director

Gary Hymes

Stunt Coordinator

Laurie Hymes

Stunts

Steve Isabell

Dolly Grip

Greg C Jensen

Special Effects

Jeff Jensen

Stunts

John R Jensen

Art Director

Keii Johnston

Stunts

Parker Johnstone

Stunts

Jim Jolley

Special Effects

David Jones

Helicopter Pilot

George Karl

Special Effects

David Kaufman

Assistant Location Manager

Michael Kehoe

Craft Service

Steve Kennedy

Special Effects

Jim Kirby

Stunts

David Kirk

Special Effects

Jon W. Kishi

Stunts

Darcy Kite

Adr Mixer

Michael Kolko

Other

Elliot L. Koretz

Dialogue Editor

Gregg Landaker

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Norman T Leavitt

Makeup Artist

Gus Lepre

Hair Stylist

Patricio Libenson

Sound Effects Editor

Ed Lipscomb

Assistant Location Manager

Andrea Losch

Special Effects

Greg Lundsgaard

Steadicam Operator

David Macmillan

Sound Mixer

Mark Mancina

Music

Howard R Mandel

Other

Peter Mandel

Other

Louis Mann

Set Designer

Steve Maslow

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jeff Matakovich

Other

Gary R Mawell

Unit Manager

Matt Mcbride

Stunts

James M Mccabe

Location Manager

Mickey Mcgovern

Producer

Ladd Mcintosh

Original Music

Douglas Mckay

On-Set Dresser

John Mcknight

Stunts

Dennis Mcneill

Color Timer

Michael Meinardus

Special Effects

Alan Meyerson

Sound Mixer

Steven J. Mikolas

Video

Laurel Miller

Casting Associate

Michael Mirkovich

Assistant Sound Editor

Ellen Mirojnick

Costume Designer

Michael Molen

Props

Bob Morgan

Costumes

Yvonne S. Moriarty

Original Music

William Morts

Stunts

Maggie Murphy

Assistant Director

Carol Neilson

Stunts

Susan Robbins Newirth

Production Supervisor

Vern Nobles

Camera Assistant

Philip Norden

Adr Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Kevin Patterson
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Award Wins

Best Sound

1994

Best Sound Editing

1994

Award Nominations

Best Editing

1994

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1994 Golden Reel Award by the Motion Picture Sound Editors.

Nominated for the Cinema Audio Society's 1994 best sound award.

Nominated for two 1994 British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, including Best Sound and Best Special Effects.

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States on Video November 15, 1994

Released in United States Summer June 10, 1994

Re-released in United States on Video August 20, 1996

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (opening night) September 24 - October 2, 1994.

Feature directorial debut for cinematographer Jan De Bont.

Began shooting September 7, 1993.

Completed shooting December 23, 1993.

Film noted: In memory of Marc Yobs.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (opening night) September 24 - October 2, 1994.)

Released in United States Summer June 10, 1994

Re-released in United States on Video August 20, 1996 (widescreen version)

Released in United States on Video November 15, 1994