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Hells Angels on Wheels (1967)

Approved  |   |  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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A Pokol Angyalai újra száguldanak  »

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The real president of the Oakland chapter of the Hells Angels is seen in the beginning of the movie and other scenes. He was a consultant for the film. His name was Ralph Barger. Also known as Sonny. See more »

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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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Sonny Barger's Recommendation As The Most Accurate Hell's Angels Movie.
27 February 2005 | by (Reno, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Hell's Angels On Wheels is the movie Hell's Angels president Sonny Barger recommends as the most true to life movie about the Hell's Angels in his autobiography, which is why I decided to rent it and see the movie for myself.

Buddy (Adam Roarke) is the Sonny Barger character of this movie and the leader of that particular chapter of Hell's Angels. The movie starts when Buddy and his crew are passing through a gas station when Poet (Jack Nicholson) gets fired from his job as a gas station attendant.

Eventually, Buddy takes a liking to Poet, after an altercation between Poet and another Angel over his broken headlight, and later when Poet backs Buddy up in a barroom brawl. Pretty soon, they vote Poet in as a prospect and he sees the way of life of the Hell's Angels. Buddy passes him his own woman and takes another from a club member. This seems strange to Poet at first, but he finally gets what is going on and decides he does not like it.

Plotwise, there is not much to this movie. It turns out to be mostly about the girl who gets passed between Buddy and Poet, named Shill (Sabrina Scharf). It is mostly just partying, bike riding and fighting, which I guess is what they are pointing out. Nicholson and Roarke did a great job acting and made the story better than if it would have been had they not been in it. As it is, I only give it about 5.5/10.


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