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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey [1991] (1 disc)

Director:Peter Hewitt
Writer:Chris Matheson
Ed Solomon
Composer:David Newman
Length:93 minutes
(1 hour 33 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Comedy
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IMDB Rating:5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:59%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: Bill and Ted head for the final sleep, but figure it's not for them.

Reaction: Not the classic the first one is, but there are still some interesting sequences, and it's just good stupid fun.

Personal Rating: 6/10

Peter Hewitt => Director
Chris Matheson => Writer
Ed Solomon => Writer
David Newman => Composer
Alex Winter => Bill S. Preston, Esq. / Evil Robot Bill / Granny Preston
Amy Stoch => Missy Logan
Arturo Gil => Station #2
Brendan Ryan => Young Ted
Chelcie Ross => Colonel Oats
Ed Gale => Station #1
Frank Welker => Station / The Devil / Evil Easter Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
George Carlin => Rufus
Hal Landon Jr. => Captain Logan
J. Patrick McNamara => Mr. Preston
Joss Ackland => Chuck De Nomolos
Keanu Reeves => Evil Ted / Ted Logan
Pam Grier => Ms. Wardroe
Taj Mahal => Gatekeeper
Tom Allard => Big Station
William Sadler => English Father / Grim Reaper
William Shatner => Captain James Tiberius Kirk (archive footage)
William Thorne => Young Bill

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Bill and Ted playing a game with Death to win back their lives is a reference to the classic [?] Ingmar Bergman film, Det sjunde inseglet (aka The Seventh Seal), in which a knight plays chess with Death for his life.
  • The mountain to which Bill and Ted are brought to be killed by the evil robots is the same mountain Captain Kirk climbs in {Arena}, the episode of [Star Trek] that Bill and Ted watched in their apartment.
  • The evil robots arrive in the parking lot of the Circle-K convenience store, the same place where Bill and Ted first meet Rufus in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.
  • The evil character from the future is called "De Nomolos", which is writer and producer Ed Solomon's name spelt backwards.
  • When Missy and her friends are trying to send Bill and Ted's ghosts to hell, the words they chant spell, "Ed and Chris will rule the world," backwards.
  • When Ted attempts to get into Heaven by proving himself worthy, he says, "Every rose has its thorn. Every night has a dawn. Every cowboy sings a sad sad song." These are the key lyrics of {Every Rose Has Its Thorn}, a song sung by the popular 1980s/1990s heavy metal band [?] Poison.
  • The games that Bill and Ted play with the Grim Reaper are Battleship, Clue (aka Cluedo), NFL Super Bowl Electric Football and Twister.