5.4/10
404
25 user 9 critic

Silver Dream Racer (1980)

A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Stardust (1974)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."

Director: Michael Apted
Stars: David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman
The Trap (1966)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

Director: Sidney Hayers
Stars: Rita Tushingham, Oliver Reed, Rex Sevenoaks
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When a group of northern soccer fans are down in London for the Cup Final one of their number winds up with a lady of the night. As they talk, the unsophisticated and naive lad starts to ... See full summary »

Director: Muriel Box
Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim MacLaine seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness. Despite his apparent intelligence, Jim decides not to take the exams that would ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Whatham
Stars: David Essex, Ringo Starr, Rosemary Leach
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After a scientific experiment goes horribly wrong during a demonstration, a scientist finds himself trapped in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also has ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas
Stars: Joan Collins, Tom Bell, Denholm Elliott
The Shout (1978)
Horror | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A traveler by the name of Crossley forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Stars: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Pinky is released from prison and has decided to go straight from now on, but accidentally getting himself a job as a maintenance man at a large bank, gives him a lot of undue attention ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas
Stars: Richard Jordan, Oliver Tobias, David Niven
Asylum I (1972)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The Archer Gang are back and doing a daring heist in London. Remanded in prison, they will try to break out their old friend Briggs.

Director: Sacha Bennett
Stars: Patrick Bergin, Julian Glover, Lysette Anthony
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Frankie Howerd, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Bruce McBride
...
Julie Prince
...
Cider Jones
Harry H. Corbett ...
Wiggins
Diane Keen ...
Tina Freeman
Lee Montague ...
Jack Freeman
...
Carol
...
Benson
...
Al Peterson
...
Bank Manager
...
Ben Mendoza
...
Privateer
Doyle Richmond ...
Cider's Brother
...
Jack Davis
Edit

Storyline

A young hot-headed motorbike enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast machine which was designed by his brother. He successfully gets the finance for it, and uses the bike to challenge for the world championship at Silverstone. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A Dangerous Story of Love, Obsession and the Ruthless Spirit of Competition.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El gran triunfo  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The bike featured in the crash scene at the end of the movie was actually a Yamaha 250 GP bike dressed up to look like the 500cc Silver Dream Racer. See more »

Connections

References Moonraker (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Silver Dream Machine
Written by David Essex
Sung by David Essex
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Awesome
4 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I can't believe that they don't make films like this anymore!!!!! This film is excellent. It has great characters i.e. Cider and fantastic acting from the seminal David Essex. The theme tune and opening sequence is the best ever and just makes you want to ride motorbikes. The training montage is far better then anything in Rocky and I have been eating Alpen ever since. And the ending is fabulous from the moment Barry Sheene pops a wheelie to the dramatic climax. That Bridges bloke is excellent as the villain and David Essex has some fantastic lines such as "Can I have my bike back". Look for the superb Nick Brimble in a cameo as a tall hard man, a role that he has made his own. My mate likes this film so much, he now races motorbikes. And another mate, well his mum loves the early scene of the dudes on scramblers. If you like motorbikes, you'll love this film. Oh yeah, don't watch the "new" ending on DVD as it is pump.


9 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 25 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page