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Hear me out: why Speed 2: Cruise Control isn't a bad movie

Hear me out: why Speed 2: Cruise Control isn't a bad movie

The latest in our series of writers sticking up for maligned movies is a defense of the Sandra Bullock-starring action sequel

When Jan de Bont’s Speed 2: Cruise Control was released in 1997, there were only two American critics who gave it positive reviews: Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert. The film’s reputation has not improved since then and, in 2010, Empire magazine included it on its list of 50 worst movies ever, alongside the likes of Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space and Tommy Wiseau’s The Room. Siskel and Ebert aside, it seems, everyone hates Speed 2. But Siskel and Ebert were right.

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