Jake Speed (1986)

Director
Andrew Lane

Main cast
Wayne Crawford; Karen Kopins; Dennis Christopher; John Hurt; Leon Ames

Genres
Action, Comedy, Thriller

Description
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.


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