Easy Rider Synopsis
Motorcyclists (Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper) make a cross-country odyssey.
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100

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Fonda and Hopper’s now-classic film hit the old guard with the force of a rifle shot to the head. [Review of re-release]
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100

TV Guide

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A finely observed film but insufficiently developed as a satire of middle America. [Review of re-release]
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Someday it was inevitable that a great film would come along, utilizing the motorcycle genre, the same way the great Westerns suddenly made...
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90

Variety

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Fonda himself has given this a fine production dress, with associate Bert Schneider, and the brilliant lensing, excellent music background...
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90

Time

The film has refurbished the classic romantic gospel of the outcast wanderer.
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70

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
The film may be a relic now, but it is a fascinating souvenir - particularly in its narcissism and fatalism - of how the hippie movement...
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70

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
With the exception of Nicholson, its good things are familiar things - the rock score, the lovely, sometimes impressionistic photography by...
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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Iconic 1969 road trip movie with violence, drugs, sex.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF