Motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel is offered a fortune to perform in Mexico. What Evel doesn't know is that they're planning to kill him and use his body to ship cocaine into the U.S. His ... See full summary »
SIDEWINDER ONE sets itself apart from the sleazy biker movies for the time and creates an all-new motocross setting. It's possibly the first ever film of its kind. This is mainly a drama I'm talking about here, but the plot is well worth it from the start of the rider's sponsorship to the miracle finish. The motorcycle guy is quite colorful as he can get downright nuts, but his performance on the track is where the fun is. Listen for a soundtrack by the late Eddie Rabbit in this one. Whether or not this one appeals to you anymore is in question, but here's where it all began.
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