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Have you seen the movie Easy Rider ? If so your thoughts ?

Spending a raining Saturday in and decided to actually watch the entire movie from beginning to end for the first time. Now left wondering what others actually think about the movie
 

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Not recommended. There are standard formats and expectations in movie scripts and plots, most are either a tragedy or a comedy (depending on whether the main character dies or lives at the end).

Easy Rider is Peter Fonda giving everyone the finger for watching his movie. Its just effed up. If I want to spend 2 hours getting depressed, I go visit my inlaws :^)

Better movies from the period:

On Any Sunday (amateur motorcycle racing in the 60s and 70s). "and here comes Malcom..."
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067527/

Vanishing Point

Woodstock

edited: had the first movie name wrong, corrected and added link for IMDB
 

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We watch it every four or five years it is a social thing. Had it on VHS and DVD really like the movie. Having had a couple of experiences like there were in the movie it kind of resonates.
 

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Have you seen the movie Easy Rider ? If so your thoughts ?
It was funny and shocking when I was 15. The next time I saw it was a few years ago on tv and couldn't sit through it. IMHO Fonda is as big a **** as his sister. Jack Nicholson's little part held up pretty well though.
I won't be watching it a third time.

"Then Came Bronson" re-runs on anywhere? That would be interesting to check out.

Found this interesting short clip if you like Eastwood and Triumphs, which I do:
 

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I remember watching it once. Maybe so I could say I watched it. No real impression, don’t remember much, seemed a mess of a story. But I absolutely LOVE the Captain America bike. I’m a 70’s kid, Bicentennial, 1976, Evel Knievel, Red White and Blue! Stars and Stripes and the Star spangled banner still get me.
 

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..had a couple of experiences like there were in the movie it kind of resonates.
Im really wondering which experiences Pat had like in the movie... but maybe some things should be left unspoken....
 

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I like the movie. I am in my 70's so the era that the film represents, the music in the film, some of the people in the film....all ring a bell for me. There were a bunch of biker films in the late 60's and early 70's. I even saw one while on LSD. It felt like it lasted at least a week. I think the words "Hells Angels" were in the title. I saw it in 1969....I was riding a Triumph in those days.
 

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Im really wondering which experiences Pat had like in the movie... but maybe some things should be left unspoken....
The cemetery scene with some of the friends I watch it with now. It is a drinking game as a poker game is going on. The movie brings back old friend memories,
 

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It's OK, a B movie from the 60s and 70s era like many others in my collection with 'Hells Angels on Wheels' starring Jack Nicholson being one the better ones... I like it more than ER. One of my favorite motorcycle movies to date is 'The World's Fastest Indian'... it resonates with me and I feel a kinship with Burt Munro. The pilot for 'Then Came Bronson' and of course 'On Any Sunday' (and OAS2) are also movies that I watch frequently.
 

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It's OK, a B movie from the 60s and 70s era like many others in my collection with 'Hells Angels on Wheels' starring Jack Nicholson being one the better ones... I like it more than ER. One of my favorite motorcycle movies to date is 'The World's Fastest Indian'... it resonates with me and I feel a kinship with Burt Munro. The pilot for 'Then Cameras Bronson' and of course 'On Any Sunday' (and OAS2) are also movies that I watch frequently.
I think I will try and watch Indian tonight
 

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I want to like the movie, but I am not into the drug culture which dominated the theme of the movie.

As a child, Then Came Bronson is what made me long to ride. It planted a seed in me that remains today, kind of a wanderlust on two wheels.
 
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