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Old 11-23-09, 09:58 PM
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Biker Films

What are some of your favorite biker movies?

Here's my top 5

Wild Angels
Hell's Angels on Wheels
Northville Cemetery Massacre
Stone
Psychomania

I've also seen: the Born Losers, Hell's Angels '69, Rebel Rousers, The Losers, Glory Stompers, Run Angel Run, Angels Hard as They Come, Cycle Savages, Angel Unchained, Werewolves on Wheels, CC and Co, Satan's Sadists, She Devils on Wheels, Hell's Bloody Devils, Mini Skirt Mob, Chrome and Hot Leather, The Wild One, and Easy Rider which of course isn't along the lines as these others.

I wish a few of them weren't so rare like: Savage Seven, Devil's Angels, and possibly others.

Am I missing some that are worth seeing? I'm more into the 60s-70s ones.

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Old 11-23-09, 10:01 PM
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Wild Hogs
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Old 11-23-09, 10:11 PM
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Some good, some not so good, but fun

Wild Hogs
Beyond The Law ('92 Charlie Sheen)
Harley Davidson & The Marlboro Man
Ghost Rider
Torque
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Old 11-23-09, 10:54 PM
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My top 5:

The Peace Killers
Psychomania
Hell's Angels '69
Northville Cemetery Massacre
Angel Unchained

I'd like to see:

Bury Me An Angel
Glory Stompers
Black Angels
Stone
Angels Hard as They Come
The Jesus Trip
And of course
The Pink Angels
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Maybe not exactly the type of biker movie you mean but Knightriders (1981) is one of my top 5 movies of all time.
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Originally Posted by Blu Man View Post
Wild Hogs
The definitive biker movie, for sure.

The only ones I got are the Billy Jack flicks. They've gotten a bit ... much ... over the years. But it's early independent film spirit. And that's probably what holds up best.
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Good trucker movie too.

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Old 11-24-09, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Mondo Kane View Post
My top 5:

The Peace Killers
Psychomania
Hell's Angels '69
Northville Cemetery Massacre
Angel Unchained

I'd like to see:

Bury Me An Angel
Glory Stompers
Black Angels
Stone
Angels Hard as They Come
The Jesus Trip
And of course
The Pink Angels
I never heard of the Peace Killers but again it looks like it's harder to find. I'll have to look up Bury Me An Angel as well. Definitely check out Stone, that's one of my favorites. It has the Toecutter later in Mad Max and a character named Bad Max too, hmmm...

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Old 11-24-09, 10:14 AM
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I was happy to see THE WILD ANGELS at the top of the original poster's list. THE WILD ANGELS (1966), directed by Roger Corman (who just got an honorary Oscar) and starring Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra and Bruce Dern, is still the best biker film ever and still quite relevant. (Whereas EASY RIDER was dated within a year of its release. I loved it in high school and we laughed it off the screen in college.)

I also like THE LOSERS (bikers fighting in IndoChina) and RUN, ANGEL, RUN, although I only saw them on TV (a b&w set) decades ago. William Smith starred in both--one of the great underused stars in movie history. Some of you may know him as Conan's father in CONAN THE BARBARIAN. I would have preferred Smith in the role of Conan himself. If you read the books by Robert E. Howard, his descriptions of Conan more closely match Smith than Schwarzenegger.
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I wish a few of them weren't so rare like: Savage Seven...
For those who might be curious to see it and have access to the Encore Action channel, THE SAVAGE SEVEN has been shown a few times recently...and it is scheduled for a few more airings in December/January.
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Biker Boyz (2003) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0326769/
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Originally Posted by flixtime View Post
For those who might be curious to see it and have access to the Encore Action channel, THE SAVAGE SEVEN has been shown a few times recently...and it is scheduled for a few more airings in December/January.
The Impact channel on Comcast On Demand has shown a few not on DVD recently also.
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I have a few that I dig:

Pink Angels-Gay biker movie form 71 I think. I love it and it has a very shocking ending.

Windsplitter-This is a slow burn that cashed in on Easy Rider fame, but the director J.D. Fiegelson is a class act and it has an ending that is also a shock.

Hell Ride- I know it is not liked by many, but I really dig it. It has bikes, beer, and babes!!! Come on what is there not to like?!?!
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I also like this one:
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0110573/

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I have always had a soft spot for Stone Cold with Brian Bosworth... it had a decent budget and it kicks some pretty good ass!
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Kidding.
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Originally Posted by flixtime View Post
For those who might be curious to see it and have access to the Encore Action channel, THE SAVAGE SEVEN has been shown a few times recently...and it is scheduled for a few more airings in December/January.
cool, thanks for this info can finally see it.

to rw2516 about the impact channel- any titles in particular you remember?
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cool, thanks for this info can finally see it.

to rw2516 about the impact channel- any titles in particular you remember?
Don't remember what they were. I did check to see if they were on dvd because I have a friend who likes them. I emailed him the ones that were not on dvd to see if he wanted me to record them for him. He never got back to me and I forgot about it.
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Originally Posted by statcat View Post
I never heard of the Peace Killers but again it looks like it's harder to find.
I don't know if you're still around anymore, but this is now available on Netflix Instant. Awesome frickin' movie!!!

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I'd like to see:
Bury Me An Angel
Glory Stompers
Black Angels
Stone
Angels Hard as They Come
The Jesus Trip
And of course
The Pink Angels
I've since heard that Bury/Angel isn't that good.

Saw Glory Stompers (Also available on Instant) Thought it was okay. Mostly liked the ending.

Angels/Come is unique in that it's got a couple of F-bombs (You NEVER hear bad language in old school-biker films for some reason) I also feel that James Englehart may be the most unsung cult-movie hero of all time.

Pink Angels turned out to be the usual crud that I expect from Crown International. Interesting concept, but once the filming begins, nobody seems to know what they're doing.

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Kidding.
I hope you aren't; that's a gritty tale of some rag-tag losers who happen to grift some stolen police equipment from a deadly group of smugglers and are forced to ride for their lives in the dark alleys of Sydney.
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