Narrated by Ewan McGregor, Fastest is a documentary about the 2010 MotoGP racing season — a memorable season when Valentino Rossi broke his leg in an accident and Jorge Lorenzo became the world champion. Fastest is not a dry, boring documentary; on the contrary, it stays true to its source material by bringing the racing action to life in an exciting way.
Choppertown: The Sinners, paints a realistic picture of what it means to be a biker — no mean feat, considering how negative the image of bikers tends to be in America. From drunken slobs to violent outlaws, movies, television shows, books, and newspapers have created a fictional image of a motorcyclist that so many people have accepted as real. Choppertown thus provides a valuable service by dispelling all the falsehoods and revealing the truth.
The Great Escape may not be a motorcycle movie, strictly speaking, but it contains what is arguably the most famous motorcycle scene in history. Steve McQueen solidified his place as an top Hollywood actor after appearing in The Great Escape as well as his place as the king of cool with his famous motorcycle chase for freedom.
Easy Rider is the classic road film. In fact, it's come to almost define what the road film is all about: two friends sick of the establishment head out on the open road in search of freedom. But whereas so many other road films have used cars, Easy Rider is a movie about motorcycles as well.
Every once in a while Hollywood puts out a big budget movie with an A-list actor that is centered around the world of motorcycling. It doesn't happen often, but in 2005, Anthony Hopkins brought the story of Burt Munro to the big screen with The World's Fastest Indian.
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