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Five the Hard Way (1969)

Motorcycle racer Rommel seeks vengeance against JC, a madman who murdered the sidehacker's fiancee.

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Cast

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Vince Rommel
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Rita
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J.C. (as Mike Pataki)
Dick Merrifield ...
Luke (as Richard Merrifield)
Claire Polan ...
Paisley
Edward Parrish ...
Nero
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Cooch
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Crapout
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Jake (as Bob Tessier)
Eric Lidberg ...
Tork
Erik Cord ...
Dirty John
Toni Moss ...
Lois
Diane Tessier ...
Debbie
Joey Tessier ...
Billy
Tony Lorea ...
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Storyline

Motorcycle racer Rommel and his fiancée Rita become friendly with a biker gang led by the unstable J.C. When Rita is raped and murdered by J.C. in a jealous rage, Rommel gathers some biker pals and goes on a hunt for vengeance. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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HARD RIDERS! Mounted on Burning Steel! ... with only their leathers between THEM and HELL!

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Action | Sport

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11 July 1970 (Sweden)  »

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The Side Hackers  »

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(Ryder Sound Services)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shown on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" under the title "The Sidehackers." See more »


Soundtracks

Only Love
Written by Jerry Styner, Mike Curb and Guy Hemric
Performed by The New Life
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styx water needed to forget this movie
10 November 2004 | by (az) – See all my reviews

This is on my 10 all-time bad movie list.

Definitely in the Manos: hand of fate pile of hard to watch movies. The sidehacking racing scenes are as boring as the driving scenes in Manos. This movie is terrible and should not be watched unless under the influence of heavy painkillers. Lighthearted scenes of playing in the grass, followed by sleeping pill racing with a sick story of revenge and loss. Very bad combo that does not work. The psycho (JC) does make you hate him though because he is so vile. Avoid unless you have a memory like 50 first dates or Clean Slate.


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