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MOSCOW, Idaho A Moscow man on a mission to collect every known VHS tape of the movie Speed in the world has a new fan.

Ryan Beitz, of Moscow, wants to be the sole owner of every VHS copy of the 1994 thriller starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock.

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His quest for the collection of the movie is getting national attention including that of the movie s screenwriter, Graham Yost.

Yost told EntertainmentWeekly.com, I m going to see if I can dig up a copy or two to send him. Other than world peace and ending hunger, I can think of no greater cause than what this one brave and visionary man has embarked upon.

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Beitz s collection started as a joke when he bought six copies of the movie from a pawnshop seven years ago.

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