Speed Kills

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4.31 h 42 min2018X-RayR
John Travolta stars as a speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire whose secret life as a drug trafficker lands him in a deadly crossfire between the DEA and the Mob.
Directors
Jodi Scurfield
Starring
Katheryn WinnickJohn TravoltaJames Remar
Genres
SuspenseDramaAction
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English [CC]
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EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]
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Supporting actors
Jennifer EspositoKellan LutzMatthew Modine
Producers
Oscar GeneraleRichard Rionda Del CastroLuillo Ruiz
Studio
Lionsgate
Rating
R (Restricted)
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3.9 out of 5 stars

767 global ratings

  1. 51% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 16% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 14% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 7% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 12% of reviews have 1 stars
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ReddogReviewed in the United States on October 4, 2022
3.0 out of 5 stars
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Not a very good movie. Three is probably too much. Thanks
CLEAN VENTILATIONReviewed in the United States on January 4, 2022
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Much Better Than Expected
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I have to say this was a pleasant surprise. After that Gotti movie Trovolta did I wasn't expecting much. I didn't know they made a film about this situation. I knew something about it, because I remember the Benihana guy Rocky Aoiki was caught up in some cigarette boat racing smuggling situation, I think it might have been the same indictment. I don't know whether or not Mayer Lansky and his nephew were ever really involved, but I guess they were according to this movie, which I never knew before.
Reginald HeardReviewed in the United States on August 25, 2022
3.0 out of 5 stars
Thud!
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Interesting plot and theme, good action but a sad mark toward the end of John Travolta career.
Michael Jon fullerReviewed in the United States on April 8, 2022
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Amazon customerReviewed in the United States on September 5, 2022
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As described
Jeremy LarsenReviewed in the United States on September 2, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
good show
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it was a good show but I didn't like john travolta not standing up for himself when it came to letting people know where he stood on the drugs and anything else illegal and their was no mention of him actually doing anything illegal that the movie portrayed , he only had 1 meeting that actually mentioned anything specific and that meeting still didn't say anything really . so typical travolta which is good but it was like he was kinda hoping it would all go away w/o him doing his part and then end came to quick due to the moron nephew taking over things w/o waiting to c what was actually gonna happen
Arizona SportsmanReviewed in the United States on December 28, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Could have been far better with a different lead actor
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Typically enjoy Travolta in these types of movies, but sadly it is time for John to take supporting roles. Time has passed him by. The story was a good one - and one that should have translated well into a movie…..but don’t believe these 5 star reviews. It should have been a 5 star, but it just didn’t live up to it.
Richard A. ColeReviewed in the United States on May 6, 2020
3.0 out of 5 stars
Better if you know the REAL story
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I understand the criticm of the movie, and the factual errors it within the movie. But I am hot sure this was suppose to be a bio or a factual portrayal of facts, just a movie.
Also, things that are not in the right context makes something real to be fiction or "creative license".
I'm sure the boat makers life is much more than made out in this Mobster movie". There is a documentary, here on Prime that has an interview of the man this movie is based on... It is called "Operation Odessa", which is about the buying of a Soviet Sub. I won't give any spoilers, but it is an interesting story, and true. Also, one of the better movies on Prime.
Just look at it as just a form of entertainment, and you will enjoy this better, also the fore mentioned movie will give people a bit of context. Thanks
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