The Movie Review Guy Best Movies for 2013
Dec 31, 2013
The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 9) ::
72. “Bill and Ted Excellent Adventure” (1989)
Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine.
Keanu Reeves—Ted Logan
Alex Winter—Bill S. Preston Esq.
Hal Landon Jr.—Captain Logan
Facts about the this movie:
*Movie budget: $10,000,000
*Opening Weekend $6,167, 651 (USA) (1196 SCREENS)
*TOTAL GROSS: $40,485,039
*Bill & and Ted were created by an improve theater. The guys that played were named: Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon.
*The title was originally called Bill, Ted & Bob, but the third was dropped.
* Bill & and Ted were based off Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon.
*Ted had a stoner pseudo-intellectual older brother, but he was dropped from the film.
*Miss Bill’s stepmother was also from the improve theater but was kept for the movie.
*It was shot in Arizona.
*Earlier drafts of the script had Rufus 28 year old.
*In some of the earlier drafts Bill and Ted plucked Charlemagne, Babe Ruth and a non-famous medieval person called “John the Serf” John is credited in the film.
*The originally script the time machine was a 1969 Chevrolet van, but it was to close to “Back to the Future.”
Why I Picked this movie # 72:
1.It hold up
2. It was funny.
3. A great story.
4. Great characters.
5. It was a total awesome look at some people form history.
6. George Carlin was in it.
7. Great dialog that was it own.
8. It is fun to watch.
First time seeing it:
a. I was this at my home town movie theater.