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Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  June 1967 (USA)
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At first gas station attendant Poet is happy when the rockers gang "Hell's Angels" finally accepts him. But he's shocked when he learns how brutal they are - not even murder is a taboo to ... See full summary »

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Buddy
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Poet
Sabrina Scharf ...
Shill
Jana Taylor ...
Abigale
Richard Anders ...
Bull
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Jocko
Mireille Machu ...
Pearl (as I.J. Jefferson)
James Oliver ...
Darrell 'Gypsy' Whitman
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Sgt. Bingham
Bruno VeSota ...
Episcopal Priest (as Bruno Vesota)
Bob Kelljan ...
Artist (as Robert Kelljan)
Kathryn Harrow ...
Lori
John 'Bud' Cardos ...
(as Bud Cardos)
Tex Hall
Gary Littlejohn ...
Moley
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At first gas station attendant Poet is happy when the rockers gang "Hell's Angels" finally accepts him. But he's shocked when he learns how brutal they are - not even murder is a taboo to them. He gets himself in trouble when the leader's girlfriend falls in love with him - and he welcomes her approaches. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The violence, the hate, the way-out parties...exactly as it happens! See more »

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June 1967 (USA)  »

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A Pokol Angyalai újra száguldanak  »

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Camera operator shadow visible when Poet tosses a Madcap into the toilet in the girl's bathroom during the bar fight. See more »

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Buddy: I tell you what to think and when to think!
Poet: Don't tell me anything man, I'm not a member of your private army.
Buddy: Well then Get out!
Poet: I don't need you, and I don't need your rules or your uniform man.
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Study in Motion #1
Written by Chuck Sedacca and Stu Phillips
Sung by The Poor
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Hell's Angels On Wheels(1967)
30 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has to rate as the third best biker film of the 1960s behind Easy Rider and The Wild Angels. As bad as the script is, it's clear that Jack Nicholson as Poet, an angry gas-pump jockey who joins the Hell's Angels is a star in the making.

The opening scene alone is worth seeing for any biker-film buff, as over 1,000 Hell's Angels on blazing choppers led by their leader Ralph "Sonny" Barger come rumbling down the California highway.

With a supporting cast of Adam Rourke(of Hell's Belles fame) & Easy Riders' Sabrina Scharf, along with "B" movie legend Jack Starrett as a tough-talking state trooper,the movie captures the "wild" days of the 1960s Hells Angels Motorcycle gang. The movie even has a "surprise" ending. With bikers, bikes, booze, and brawls, who could ask for anything else in a better than average "B" film?


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