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The Motorcycle as a Movie Prop.

Discussion in 'Multimedia' at netrider.net.au started by cjvfr, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Movies occasionally have a good Motorcycle scene. Lots of bad ones as well. So how about putting up ones that you may have seen. I will start with the great Silent movie comic Buster Keaton and the motorcycle scene from Sherlock Jr



     
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  2. Or Motorpsycho from the people that bought you Faster Pussykat Kill Kill

     
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  3. Or the Miniskirt Mob, subtitled "They Play around with murder like they play around with men" or "They Ride hard no matter what they are mounted on"

     
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  4. "She Devils on Wheels" or The Man Eaters.Wild Vicious with motorcycles for their lovers.

     
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  5. #5 cjvfr, Jan 15, 2015
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    Or more seriously the Australian move "Stone", corny at times but worth a look at the movie if you get a chance. (Edited to Add: Make sure you get the full directors cut restored version. The final scene was cut from the theatrical release and casts the movie in a completely different light.)

     
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  6. Mad Max 1

     
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  7. #7 cjvfr, Jan 15, 2015
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    The Wild One with Marlon Brando. Considered an influential film of its time. "A gang of hot riding hotheads who ride into, terrorize and take over a town" or "after a while you go to have fun .. and if someone gets hurt .. thats just tough" :) Corny.

    You can see the influences this movie had on Mad Max.

     
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  8. The Clint Eastwood Bike chase scene from "Coogans Bluff" this movie led to the 70s cop drama series McCloud.

     
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  9. The British movie for Hammer's house of horror. "The Damned" "Animals dressed as human beings ... Smash Smash Smash"

     
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  10. The bike chase scene from Mission Impossible 2, featuring the amazing transforming tyres:

     
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  11. #11 cjvfr, Jan 15, 2015
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    Or for a taste of the Far East "Delinquent Girl Boss: Ballad of the Yokohama Hoods"

    Make sure you watch the big shoot em up samarai sword scene at 2:18

     
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  12. :) Go to get some of those tyres. Amazing accuracy too, from a pistol, shooting backwards from the back of a moving bike.
     
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  13. It's a bit concerning how both bikes just explode at the end for no visible reason.
     
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  14. What made me fall in love with motorcycles and gave me my dream bike... one day I will own one... stupid renos...

     
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  15. Top Gun, starring the mighty GPZ900R/750 (depending on who you ask):

     
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  16. How about the chase scene in Terminator?
     
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  17. The Great Escape
     
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  18. The Ghost Rider motorcycle was pretty bad ass![​IMG]
     
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  19. A close shave
     
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  20. Well, if they hadn't had motorcycles in the movie, they'd have had to call it something else.

    "The Girl on a Motorcycle (French: La motocyclette), also known as Naked Under Leather, is a 1968 British-French film starring Alain Delon, Marianne Faithfull,"

    Oh....OK....Naked Under Leather works, too.

     
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