On Disc

at Amazon

Since boyhood, orphan Bobby 'Evel' Knievel never could resist risks or keep out of trouble. He's determined to leave the mining town Butte, willing to try any job or scam. Linda Bork agrees... See full summary »



(teleplay), (book)
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Evel Knievel (1971)
Certificate: GP Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Biography of the famed motorcycle daredevil, much of which was filmed in his home town of Butte, Montana. The film depicts Knievel reflecting on major events in his life just before a big ... See full summary »

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky
Stars: George Hamilton, Sue Lyon, Bert Freed
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"I Am Evel Knievel" features footage of Evel's greatest jumps, including the seminal Snake River Canyon and Caesars Palace jumps. The film also showcases Knievel's rise from a small town ... See full summary »

Directors: Derik Murray, David Ray
Stars: Willie G. Davidson, Gary Davis, Bob Einstein
Evel Knievel (TV Movie 1974)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Pilot for an adventure/comedy series starring Sam Elliott as the title character and Gary Barton as his sidekick. In the pilot Evel Knievel must compete against a female motorcycle daredevil.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy
Stars: Sam Elliott, Noble Willingham, Gary Barton
Being Evel (2015)
Documentary | Action | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The real story behind the myth of American icon Robert 'Evel' Knievel and his legacy.

Director: Daniel Junge
Stars: George Hamilton, Mat Hoffman, Evel Knievel
The Spring (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man and his son stumble onto a modern-day fountain of youth while camping in the woods.

Director: David Jackson
Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Alison Eastwood, Joseph Cross
Just a Walk in the Park (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Adam is a dog walker. Adam agrees to watch one of his customers, A.J. Preston, penthouse apartment. Rachel mistakes Adam for Preston. He does not come clean quickly.

Director: Steven Schachter
Stars: George Eads, Jane Krakowski, Richard Robitaille
Second String (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

American football coach Chuck Dichter has worked wonders with the Buffalo Bills, and is even confident to crown his career with a Super Bowl victory, but before the play-offs an oyster ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lieberman
Stars: Van Miller, Doug Flutie, Mike Ditka
Dust to Dust (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Sampson Moses, the corrupt mayor of Brambles, Texas, hires a deadly gunfighter to remove orphaned landowner Billy, since a railroad company wants his land. Tough lawyer Neil Morris tries to settle things peacefully to no avail.

Director: Gerald Cain
Stars: Shaw Jones, Michael Roland Williams, Cindy Curtis
Crowned and Dangerous (TV Movie 1997)
Crime | Mystery | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

After the murder of a beauty queen, an investigation reveals the suspects to be a former lover, a rival contestant, and a stage mother.

Director: Christopher Leitch
Stars: Yasmine Bleeth, Jill Clayburgh, Cassidy Rae
Footsteps (TV Movie 2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Daisy Lowendahl (Bergen) is a best-selling suspense novelist who finds herself at her isolated beach house with a local young fan (Hall) who knows almost everything about her, and two men -... See full summary »

Director: John Badham
Stars: Candice Bergen, Michael Murphy, Bryan Brown
Thriller | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An ex-cop covers for her mentally ill brother's crimes. As his apparent involvement in a murder she is investigating grows, she discovers how far she'll go to protect him.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Corin Nemec, Leland Orser
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A gambler is drawn into a life of money and power to make a quick buck, but he quickly realizes he is part of a setup that could cost him his life.

Director: Justin Steele
Stars: George Eads, AnnaLynne McCord, Steven Seagal


Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Bork
Jay Sarno
John Bork
Jake Brockman ...
Maggie Butterfield ...
Ethel Bork
Brayden Jones ...
Riley Jones ...
Madeleine Butler ...
Tracey Knievel
Thomas Price ...
Elle Dhanani ...
Younger Tracey


Since boyhood, orphan Bobby 'Evel' Knievel never could resist risks or keep out of trouble. He's determined to leave the mining town Butte, willing to try any job or scam. Linda Bork agrees to join his adventurous life. Slowly he makes a name for himself using his gift with motorbikes - as an original, traveling stunt-rider. A nearly fatal jump and fall at Caesar's Palace bring national fame. An unprecedented manned rocket canyon jump proves a nightmare challenge. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis



Official Sites:




Release Date:

30 July 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Evel  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(as Dolby Digital)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


The yellow VW type 1 that Evel Knievel rides over is a 68 on model, even though that scene is set before 1968. See more »


References Evel Knievel (1971) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Not to bad
31 July 2004 | by (Lancaster, New York) – See all my reviews

Well, there was something about this movie that prevented me from going to bed. The effects were awesome, at least for a t.v. special. I really enjoyed this movie. I suggest you all watch it. I mean, the movie provides a distinct character for who Evil was. The characterization was great. BUT!!! The scenes where Evil had to make a jump was poor, they were just cut scenes and nothing of the jump was really shown. Also, the creators of the film, missed some of the jumps he did. Like when he jumped 13 double decker buses and broke both of his femurs and announced he would never jump again. That part in the movie was totally skipped. Written from your #1 Movie Guy. Thank you for reading my statement

5 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Evel Knievel rides again Perdicus
I loved it! badkitty6666
Calling All Extras! ryster86
extra in evel knievel movie smokeysmoke
DVD? jedimaster04-1
Memorable Quotes ?? Bigrcube-1
Discuss Evel Knievel (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: