Almost everyone in the world love movies. So are the motorcycle riders. Being a hardcore biker, you may love at least biker movies. Motorcycle motion pictures are more than any usual pictures to a biker. It might be heart-touching and even ensure you goosebumps in certain whiles. So here is the list of top ten biker movies you should never miss.
Easy Rider (1969)
'Easy Rider' is a 1969 released Hollywood flick, which portrays the story of two bikers, Wyatt and Billy, who wander across America seeking for a new life. On the way, a lot of troubles are waiting for them. The characters Wyatt and Billy are played by Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper respectively.
Watch out the trailer of Easy Rider.
Director: Dennis Hopper
Producer: Peter Fonda
Writer: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern
Music: Roger McGuinn
Cinematography: Laszlo Kovacs
Editor: Donn Cambern
The Wild One (1953)
The 1953 released flick, 'The Wild One', is based on a short story, 'The Cyclists' Raid' written by Frank Rooney. The movie tells the story of a trouble making motorcycle gang, 'Black Rebels', which is lead by Johny. Marlon Brando plays the role of protagonist.
Watch out the trailer of The Wild One.
Director: László Benedek
Producer: Stanley Kramer
Writer: John Paxton and Ben Maddow
Music: Leith Stevens
Cinematography: Hal Mohr
Editor: Al Clark
The World,s Fastest Indian (2005)
'The World,s Fastest Indian' is a biographical film based on a New Zealander, Burt Munro (1999-1978), who spent years on his Indian (an American motorcycle brand) motorcycle to achieve the world record for top speed. Sir Anthony Hopkins plays the lead role. When the movie was released It became the biggest successful movie in New Zealand and bagged US$18,297,690 worldwide.
Watch out the trailer of The World's Fastest India.
Director: Roger Donaldson
Producer: Roger Donaldson
Writer: Roger Donaldson
Music: J. Peter Robinson
Cinematography: David Gribble
Editor: John Gilbert
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Of course, one of the best motorcycle movies ever. The film talks in Spanish about the revolutionary Marxist commander, Ernesto Guevara, who later internationally known as Che Guevara, and his close friend Alberto Granado. The 126-minutes lasting movie is a visual treat on a long four month, 8,000 km long dream motorcycle trip of these guys throughout South America. Gael García Bernal comes as Guevra, while Rodrigo De la Serna becomes Granado.
Watch out the trailer of The Motorcycle Diaries.
Director: Walter Salles
Producer: Edgard Tenenbaum, Michael Nozik, and Karen Tenkoff
Writer: José Rivera
Music: Gustavo Santaolalla
Cinematography: Eric Gautier
Editor: Daniel Rezende
Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
The film visualizes the story of a motorcycle cop, John Wintergreen, who patrols the rural Arizona highways. He is accompanied by his partner, Zipper. The characters are played by Robert Blake and Billy Green Bush respectively. It's a thrilling movie which is mixed up with crime, drama, and mystery.
Watch out the trailer of Electra Glide in Blue.
Director: James William Guercio
Producer: James William Guercio and Rupert Hitzig
Writer: Robert Boris and Rupert Hitzig
Music: James William Guercio
Cinematography: Conrad Hall
Editor: Jim Benson, Gerald R. Greenberg, and John F. Link
Mad Max (1979)
The film is set in the wastelands of Australia in a dystopic future where resources are almost discharged, outlaw motorcycle gangs try to break down law and order, while the Main Force Patrol (MFP) try to defense it. This causes an Austrian policeman, Max, to lose his partner, wife, and son. Eventually, he turns vengeful and follows the enemies. Mel Gibson plays the role of Max. The film was the biggest hit in Australia among the films released until then.
Watch out the trailer of Mad Max.
Director: George Miller
Producer: Byron Kennedy, and Bill Miller
Writer: George Miller, Byron Kennedy, and James McCausland
Music: Brian May
Cinematography: David Eggby
Editor: Cliff Hayes and Tony Paterson
'Stone' is a film that tells the story of a parole officer, Jack Mabry, who is only few weeks away from retirement. He wants to wind up his career by finishing all the cases he has been assigned. Robert De Niro plays the role of parole officer. Well, the film was a huge failure in the box office, as it could collect only one-third of the production amount.
Watch out the trailer of Stone.
Director: John Curran
Producer: Holly Wiersma, David Mimran, and Jordan Schur
Writer: Angus MacLachlan
Cinematography: Maryse Alberti
Editor: Alexandre de Franceschi
Shampoo is a story of a hairdresser, George Roundy, in Beverly Hills, who spends night with different women in each day. He really wants to be a star hairdresser. Unfortunately, he doesn't have enough money to start up. Meanwhile, the life drags his through several mental stresses which is personal and professional. Warren Beatty stars as George Roundy in the flick.
Watch out the trailer of Shampoo.
Director: Hal Ashby
Producer: Warren Beatty
Writer: Robert Towne, and Warren Beatty
Music: Paul Simon
Cinematography: László Kovács
Editor: Robert C. Jones
Restless Natives (1985)
A comedy flick. Tells the story of the adventures of two young men who dress up in clown masks and later become local folk heroes. The major characters Will, and ronnie are played by Vincent Friell, and Joe Mullaney respectively.
Watch out the trailer of Restless Natives.
Director: Michael Hoffman
Producer: Rick Stevenson, Andy Paterson, and Mark Bentley
Writer: Ninian Dunnett
Music: Stuart Adamson
Cinematography: Oliver Stapleton
Editor: Sean Barton
The flick deals with a traveling troupe which moves on motorcycles. The troupe is lead by Billy played by Ed Harris. He wears King William's dress code and styles himself according to the Arthurian ideals. Gradually the film delivers the cracking down of the crew due to the pressure of hick cops, financial troubles and their failure to live up to their own ideals.
Watch out the trailer of Knightrider.
Director: George A. Romero
Producer: Richard P. Rubinstein
Writer: George A. Romero
Music: Oscar Brown, Jr., and Donald Rubinstein
Cinematography: Michael Gornick
Editor: Pasquale Buba, and George A. Romero
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