Bill & Ted Face the Music
Bill & Ted Face the Music
Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends Bill and Ted set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they are helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures and a few music legends—to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony to the universe.
Hal Landon Jr.
Patty Anne Miller
Sharon K. London
Mickey Gooch Jr.
William E. Harris
"Weird Al" Yankovic
Patrick W. Dugan
Taglines: The Future Awaits..
Bill and Ted are two faithful friends who adore rock and roll. From their very youth they dreamed of becoming great musicians and leaving their mark on history as unique performers. The young men made an amazing journey through time, showing the heroes what success they can achieve. Their mentor Rufus predicted the greatest destiny for the guys and assured them that they would create a hit that could turn the future into a real utopia.
30 years have passed since their dizzying excursion. Friends never achieved fame, and lead the life of the average man in the street. They have had families, children, everyday life for a long time, and inspiration has long ceased to visit them. But the peaceful course of their life is interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious stranger from the future. He assures that there is absolutely no time left, and Bill and Ted urgently need to create their brilliant hit. Indeed, through their fault, the beautiful future Universe can be destroyed. To correct the mistake and find the muse, the heroes go on another interesting time voyage. This time, they follow along with their adult daughters and meet with many famous musicians of all times and peoples. They have to learn a lot about the structure of the world, about themselves and about relationships. They understand that the most important thing in life and in their careers.
Once told they’d save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, 2 would-be rockers from San Dimas, California find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.
Creators: Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon
Director: Dean Parisot.
Star Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Holland Taylor, Kid Cudi, William Sadler, Jillian Bell
Producer (s): Scott Kroopf, Alex Lebovici, David Haring, Steve Ponce, Ed Solomon, Alex Winter
Cinematographer: Shelly Johnson
Production House: Orion Pictures, Endeavor Content, Hammerstone Studios, Dial 9, Dugan Entertainment
Music: Mark Isham
Original network / Official Sites: United Artists Releasing
Release Year: 28 August 2020 (USA)
Runtime: 91 min
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi.
Country: USA, Canada, Italy
In 2020, Bill Preston and Ted Logan have failed to write a prophesied song to unite the world, and time and space is beginning to collapse. Their wives are unhappy and Ted confides in Bill that he does not believe they will ever write the song. Kelly, the daughter of Bill and Ted’s deceased time-travelling guide Rufus, arrives to take them to the future. They meet Kelly’s mother, the Great Leader, who tells them that they have until 7:17 p.m. that night to write the song or reality will collapse. Realizing they will not be able to write the song in time, Bill and Ted use Rufus’s time-traveling phone booth to steal the song from their future selves. However, their future selves are unsuccessful and their wives have left them; they blame their past selves for their failures.
With Bill and Ted missing, the Great Leader sends a time-traveling robot named Dennis to kill them, hoping this will restore balance to the universe. Kelly travels back to the present to warn them, but instead meets their daughters, Billie and Thea, who decide to help their fathers create the song. Using Kelly’s time machine, Billie and Thea recruit musicians Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ling Lun, and a cavewoman. Bill and Ted travel to 2025, where they have seemingly become successful. However, they are tricked by their future counterparts, who try to pass off a song by Dave Grohl as their own. Billie, Thea, and their band return to the present to meet up with Kelly and a time-displaced Kid Cudi, but Dennis kills them and sends them to Hell.
Bill and Ted travel to 2067 and find their elderly future selves on their deathbeds. The elder Bill and Ted give their younger selves a USB drive containing the fabled song written by “Preston / Logan”, stating that it must be performed at 7:17 PM at “MP 46”. Dennis appears, but stands down upon learning they have the song, and regretfully informs them that he has killed their daughters. He turns his weapon on himself, killing all three and sending them to Hell. There, Bill and Ted locate their daughters and the band, and settle their differences with their old bandmate Death to return everyone alive to the present.
The group arrive on Interstate 210 at the MP 46 marker, just as reality is collapsing. They realize that the “Preston / Logan” on the USB drive refers to Billie and Thea, and that the song must be performed by everyone across time and space. They are joined by their wives, who have realized they are happiest in this dimension. The four use Rufus’ phone booth to create copies of themselves across time and space, handing instruments to everyone who ever lived. Everyone across reality performs the song together, with Billie and Thea producing, while Bill and Ted lead the band on guitar. The universe is repaired and everyone returns to their proper time periods.