Jake Speed is a 1986 action/comedy film directed by Andrew Lane, produced by Lane, Wayne Crawford, and William Fay, written by Lane and Crawford, and starring Crawford in the title role.
In Paris, a girl by the name of Maureen Winston (Becca C. Ashley) is abducted by two evil-looking men. While her family prays for her safe return, Maureen\\\\\\\'s father heaps guilt on her sister Margaret (Karen Kopins), since she convinced her to go see the world. However, Margaret\\\\\\\'s grandfather (Leon Ames) has an idea: call for Jake Speed (Wayne Crawford) to go and rescue her. However, there is one problem: Jake Speed is a character in a series of 40\\\\\\\'s-style pulp fiction novels.
However, Jake Speed does exist, as Margaret finds out when he leaves a note for her to meet him and his sidekick, Desmond Floyd (Dennis Christopher), in a tough Paris bar. The novels, as Margaret finds out, are based on Jake and Des\\\\\\\'s real life adventures, and they...