Movies About Bike Racing

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Movies About Bike Racing

Thinking about Movies About Bike Racing, there is no limit to the films exploring this topic. Here are 13 of the best ones.

Akira (1988)

Akira
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Katsuhiro Ôtomo, starring Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda
Rated R

Akira is set in a post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo, 31 years after a mysterious explosion destroyed the city. The story follows the leader of a biker gang, Shotaro Kaneda, and his childhood friend Tetsuo Shima, who is taken away by a government project and exposed to an experimental drug called Akira. Tetsuo's newfound powers eventually spiral out of control and threaten to destroy Neo-Tokyo. With the help of a group of revolutionaries, Kaneda must stop Tetsuo before he destroys the city and himself. Along the way, the group discovers dark secrets about the government and Akira's true nature.

TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)

TT3D: Closer to the Edge
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Richard De Aragues, starring Guy Martin, Ian Hutchinson, John McGuinness, Michael Dunlop
Rated Not Rated

TT3D: Closer to the Edge is a documentary film about the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) motorcycle race. It follows the professional racers and their teams as they prepare for and compete in the world's most dangerous race. The film explores the racers' motivations and the amazing efforts that go into the making and maintaining of the bikes and teams. It also looks at the history and culture of the TT race and the island that hosts it. The film culminates with the 2010 event, which featured the dramatic story of Ian Hutchinson's attempt to win five TT races in a single week, a feat that had never been accomplished before. Through a combination of archival footage, interviews, and thrilling race coverage, the film provides an inside look into the incredible passion and dedication of the racers and their teams.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Walter Salles, starring Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo de la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán
Rated R

The Motorcycle Diaries is a 2004 biopic telling the story of the road trip of 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara de la Serna (Gael García Bernal) and his friend Alberto Granado (Rodrigo De la Serna). In 1952, the two college friends set out on a nine-month, 8,000-mile road trip across South America on a 1939 Norton 500 motorcycle. Along the way, they experience the beauty and harshness of life in Latin America, which ultimately shapes Guevara's later political views. Along the way, the two friends meet people from all walks of life, who often have an impact on their lives. The film portrays a journey of self-discovery for both men and serves as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

The World's Fastest Indian
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Roger Donaldson, starring Anthony Hopkins, Diane Ladd, Iain Rea, Tessa Mitchell
Rated PG-13

The World's Fastest Indian is a 2005 biographical sports drama film based on the incredible true story of New Zealander Burt Munro. In 1967, Munro set a world land-speed record with his modified Indian Scout motorcycle. Despite his age and lack of funds, Munro sets out from New Zealand to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to make his dreams of speed come true. Along the way, he meets a variety of people who believe in him and help him achieve his goal. Munro's determination, courage and spirit of adventure inspire everyone he meets and he ultimately accomplishes his dream of becoming the fastest Indian on the planet.

On Any Sunday (1971)

On Any Sunday
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Bruce Brown, starring Steve McQueen, Dave Aldana, Mark Brelsford, Bruce Brown
Rated G

"On Any Sunday" is a 1971 documentary film directed by Bruce Brown that explores the world of motorcycle racing. The film follows professional and amateur racers, including Steve McQueen, Mert Lawwill, and Malcolm Smith, as they compete in events across the United States. The film also features interviews with racers, mechanics, and families, as well as footage of races, races in progress, and crashes. The film's focus on the joys and struggles of the sport, as well as the friendships that it creates between the participants, has helped make it an iconic film for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Dust to Glory (2005)

Dust to Glory
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Dana Brown, starring Chad McQueen, Mario Andretti, Sal Fish, James Garner
Rated PG

Easy Rider (1969)

Easy Rider
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dennis Hopper, starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Antonio Mendoza
Rated R

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter (2014)

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Dana Brown, starring Bo Derek, Travis Pastrana, Jimmy N. Roberts, Ashley Fiolek
Rated PG

12 O'Clock Boys (2013)

12 O'Clock Boys
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Lotfy Nathan, starring Coco, Pug, Funmi Sodipo, Steven
Rated TV-MA

Every Which Way but Loose (1978)

Every Which Way but Loose
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From James Fargo, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Beverly D'Angelo
Rated PG

Road to Paloma (2014)

Road to Paloma
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Jason Momoa, starring Jason Momoa, Robert Homer Mollohan, Lisa Bonet, Sarah Shahi
Rated R

Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)

Hells Angels on Wheels
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Richard Rush, starring Adam Roarke, Jack Nicholson, Sabrina Scharf, Jana Taylor
Rated Approved

Hell Ride (2008)

Hell Ride
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Larry Bishop, starring Larry Bishop, Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, Julia Jones
Rated R

 



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