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Wild Rebels
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Wild Rebels -- After experiencing one too many crashes, Rod, a stockcar driver, gives up his competitive career to go undercover.

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Release Date:
September 1967 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
THEY LIVE FOR KICKS...LOVE FOR KICKS...KILL FOR KICKS! See more »
Plot:
A stock car driver goes undercover as the wheel man for a motorcycle gang. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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not the worst biker movie, but still pretty disposable biker/crime movie-fare See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Steve Alaimo ... Rod Tillman
Willie Pastrano ... Banjo
John Vella ... Jeeter
Bobbie Byers ... Linda
Jeff Gillen ... Fats
Walter R. Philbin ... Lt. Dorn
Robert Freund ... Detective
Seymour A. Eisenfeld ... Walt Simpson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nora Alonzo ... Nori
Art Barker ... Gunshop owner
The Birdwatchers Band ... Band in the bar
Nick Bontempo ... Policeman
Gary Brady ... Third college boy
Aaron Deaton ... Policeman
Emil Deaton ... Second Sheriff
Dennis French ... Policeman
Tom Frysinger ... First Sheriff
Steve Gellar ... Second college boy
Jamie Hickson ... Policeman
Dutch Holland ... Driver
William P. Kelley ... Bank teller
Cosmo Lloyd ... Bank guard
Phil Longo ... First man
Chris Martell ... College Boy
Kurt Nagler ... First college boy
Milton Smith ... Bartender
Bob Sparks ... Policeman
Edward Wanisko ... Policeman
Bobby Brack ... Driver in Group Walking Behind Rod Tillman (uncredited)
Craig Caraglios ... Birdwatcher band member (uncredited)
Dave Chiodo Jr. ... Birdwatcher band member (uncredited)
Sammy Hall ... Birdwatcher's Band Lead Singer (uncredited)
Rocky Hart ... Birdwatchers band member (uncredited)
Ish Ledesma ... Birdwatchers band member (uncredited)
Keith MacKendrick ... Birdwatchers band member (uncredited)
Eddie Martinez ... Birdwatchers band member (uncredited)
Joey Murcia ... Birdwatchers band member (uncredited)
Joey Murcia ... Birdwatchers band member (uncredited)
Jerry Schills ... Birdwatcher band member (uncredited)

Directed by
William Grefe 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Grefe 

Produced by
Joseph Fink .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Al Jacobs 
 
Cinematography by
Clifford H. Poland Jr. 
Harry Walsh 
 
Film Editing by
Julio C. Chávez 
Robert Woodburn 
 
Makeup Department
Marie Del Russo .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniel Karoff .... second assistant director
Ronald N. Walsh .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Charles Guanci .... property master
Patrick Nielsen .... set designer
 
Sound Department
John Barry .... sound
Bernie Blynder .... sound
Nat Ragland .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Bobby Brack .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Clark .... key grip
Tony Gulliver .... still photographer
Bill Swan .... lighting
Harry Walsh Jr. .... camera assistant
William Walsh .... camera operator (as William J. Walsh)
 
Editorial Department
Ronald N. Walsh .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Chelo Garcia .... titles
Betty Kerwin .... script supervisor
Charles W. Persons .... assistant producer
Nohemy Someillan .... titles (as Nohemi Someillan)
 

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90 min
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Shot in fifteen days.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Banjo shoots the cops during the bank robbery, he manages to hit both despite the fact that his shotgun is aimed away from them at a 45 degree angle.See more »
Quotes:
Banjo:That square bugs me! HE REALLY BUGS MEEEE!See more »
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Soundtrack:
Can I Do It?See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
not the worst biker movie, but still pretty disposable biker/crime movie-fare, 22 July 2006
Author: MisterWhiplash from United States

Wild Rebels is fun in a bad way, but also frustrating due to the actual good, or at least workable, elements in the story. It deals with a race car driver (Steve Alaimo) who gets mixed up in a group of bikers called Satan's Angels, who hang around a lot until they decide to rob a bank. Meanwhile Alaimo also gets recruited by the cops to report back to them what the Angels are up to and where they'll rob next. It's not even that the film is really too 'dated', though it does of course carry the significantly crude and stupid music in the film (from the band on stage in one scene, to Alaimo "performing" if you could call that drek that, to the regular generic score).

It's just that there's not more care taken by the filmmaker into putting a little more logic, direction, and better actors for the parts. As it is I didn't have a major disliking towards the film, as I did with the Hellcats, but it almost left me a little indifferent to it all, too. What could come through as being unpredictable only comes through with stupid things like the name of the Florida town ('Citrusville' ho-ho). So it's not completely un-worthy then of its Mystery Science Theater 3000 status as of late. The commentary is good on the movie, even if once or twice I almost wanted to hear what the characters on screen were saying in case it might have some worth. Wild Rebels might be more of a good time if you've got a six-pack and low expectations, but as it is I wouldn't watch it again.

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