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Born to Ride -- Mike decides to hit the road on his refurbished classic motorcycle along with best buddy Alex, but their trek takes a surprising turn when they become involved in a plan involving political blackmail, corruption, and dirty money. Carrying evidence that could get them killed at any minute, the boys are chased on the open road but turn their skills to their own advantage.
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26 July 2011 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Casper Van Dien ... Mike Callahan

Patrick Muldoon ... Alex

William Forsythe ... Jack Steele

Theresa Russell ... Frances Callahan
Jack Maxwell ... Vic

Branscombe Richmond ... Dean

Jamison Jones ... Gary

Kurt Andon ... Senator Clayton

David Goryl ... David (as Dave Goryl)
Daniel Rivera ... John Red Deer
Andre Caceres ... Biker / Bike Fabricator

Claudia DiFolco ... Vet's Daughter
Martin Guigui ... Movie Director

Dahlia Waingort ... 2nd 2nd AD
Cledia Barsottelli ... Blonde PA

Alaina Beauloye ... Lady Cop
Keith Ball ... Interviewer

Shane Dean ... Bank Robber 1
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Bengston ... Tammy
Jim Bentley ... Vet
Paul Cassidy ... Biker
Ronnie Davis ... Paramedic
Harold Dixon ... Negotiator
Jimmy Duggan ... Bartender
Charles Evans ... Mr. Red
Catherine Gilman ... Bertha
Camille Gordon ... Paula Cortez

Kristin Herold ... Nikki
Bob Huff ... Angry Trucker with shotgun
Elaine Huff ... Bank Hostage
Maggie Hunts ... Kath

John Janezic ... Beau
Mike Anthony Jones ... Himself
Candice Kirkiles ... Sin
Tammy Ledbetter ... Steele's Wife
Ken Love ... Mr. Brown
Rudy Martinez ... Latino Biker

Herb Mendelsohn ... Mr. Simons
John T. Quern ... Bouncer
Lillie Richardson ... Joan

Shane Stevens ... J.D.
Katherine Stewart ... Shelley
Mike Valletta ... Young Gunman

Directed by
James Fargo 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mike Anthony Jones  screenplay
Robert Vozza  screenplay

Produced by
Sathish Chari .... associate producer
Michael C. Edwards .... producer
Martin Guigui .... producer
Michael F. Hupy .... co-executive producer
Steve Johnson .... consulting producer
Mike Anthony Jones .... co-producer
Brett Kerr .... co-producer
Jenny Kerr .... co-producer
Desirea Lozensky .... associate producer
Wallace Olsen Jr. .... executive producer
Eric Potter .... co-producer
Dahlia Waingort .... producer
Pete Wooster .... associate producer
Original Music by
Ched Tolliver 
Cinematography by
Leo J. Napolitano 
Film Editing by
Eric Potter 
Casting by
Dean E. Fronk 
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Production Design by
John Mott 
Costume Design by
Astrid Brucker 
Makeup Department
Stephanie Bravo .... key hair & makeup artist: second unit
Coleen Moroney .... assistant makeup artist
Tina Sims .... hair department head
Alexis Walker .... makeup department head
Production Management
Dan Reardon .... unit production manager
Scott Reed .... post-production supervisor
Ron Singer .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kevin Connor .... second unit director
Michael C. Edwards .... second unit director
Susan Ransom-Coyle .... second assistant director
Geoffrey Sharp .... second unit director
Alexander Yurchikov .... first assistant director
Art Department
Kerri Aguinaga .... set dresser
Vicki Dittemore .... leadman
Steve Guerino .... assistant property master
Dick Kyker .... property master
Rick Kyker .... property master
Robert Scott Kyker .... assistant property master
Catherine A. McCabe .... art department coordinator
Johnnie Miller .... set dresser
Sound Department
Mason Cooper .... post sound supervisor
Jerry Deaton .... sound re-recording mixer
Rusty Duggan .... sound mixer
Marty Kasparian .... sound mixer: second unit
Rick Rothen .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Nick Plantico .... special effects coordinator
Gilbert B. Combs .... stunts
Randy Hall .... stunts
Jim Jaeger .... stunts
Ronald Jaynes .... stunts
Al Jones .... stunts
Brett A. Jones .... stunts
Frank Lloyd .... stunts
Kevin P. Manning .... stunts
Eric Mansker .... stunts
Ron Nix .... stunts
Nick Plantico .... assistant stunt coordinator
Nick Plantico .... stunt rigger
Jeff Sarna .... stunts
Michael J. Sarna .... action director
Kathy Sessler .... stunts
Chester E. Tripp III .... stunts
Mark Varner .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Cassell .... grip: second unit
Sydney Cavanaugh-Pellow .... second assistant camera: second unit
Matthew A. Del Ruth .... first assistant camera
David Duet .... key grip: second unit
Eppie Elkahan .... camera assistant: second unit
Fred Gibson .... best boy grip
Alex Jenkins .... grip: second unit
Chris Napolitano .... chief lighting technician
Dominic Napolitano .... camera operator: "a" camera
David Navarro .... gaffer: second unit
Lucio Olivieri .... camera operator: second unit
Tony J. Pirri .... key grip
Gary W. Shaw .... dolly grip
Sean Smith .... best boy electric
John Stuart .... electrician
Troy Underwood .... loader
Mike Vasovski .... first assistant camera: second unit
Clyde Young .... electrician
Massimo Zeri .... camera operator: "b" camera
Massimo Zeri .... director of photography: second unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gina G. Aller .... costume supervisor
Ali Peterson-Kern .... set costumer
Paula Rogers .... wardrobe assistant
Barbara Thulin-Joyce .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Craig Dewey .... assistant editor
Music Department
Mason Cooper .... music editor
Mason Cooper .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Bill Getzwiller .... transportation coordinator
Hal Gibson .... transportation captain
J.D. Hicks .... driver
Jason LaFountain .... driver
Bob Trout .... driver
Other crew
Jeffrey Adelman .... production assistant
Derrick Bostrom .... production assistant
Shelly Boucher .... key set production assistant
Elizabeth Brissenden .... production assistant
George Brown .... production assistant
Jacin Buchanan .... location scout
Ron Eli Cohen .... production assistant
Victor Hall .... production assistant
Rachel Madison Hill .... film publicist
Jerry Marshall .... location manager
Nancy Miller .... production accountant
Danielle Motti .... production assistant
Nila Neukum .... script supervisor
Karen O'Toole .... production coordinator
Kevin Olsen .... production assistant
Marie Randall .... craft service
Arley Richau .... legal
Mark Silverstein .... location scout
Jason Speck .... production department
Tommy Tennison .... custom bike builder
Alexander Yurchikov .... production assistant (as Denis Yurchikov)
Evans Butterworth .... dailies account executive (uncredited)
Dennis Brunnsen .... special thanks
Mark G. Green .... special thanks
Dennis Hopper .... very special thanks
Steve Johnson .... very special thanks
Larry Lozensky .... special thanks
Arley Richau .... special thanks
Pete Wooster .... special thanks

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32 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
A Bunch of Nonsense, 18 July 2011
Author: gavin6942 from United States

Two bikers take off to go to Sturgis (which happens in August, though a newspaper says it is still Spring) and get involved in some sort of government chicanery.

This comes to us from director James Fargo, best known for "Every Which Way But Loose" and reunites Casper Van Dien with a terrible beard and Patrick Muldoon from "Starship Troopers". This is the second film to do this in 2011 (the first is "Turbulent Skies") and the lesser of the two.

Also here is William Forsythe as Jack Steele. He is so talented, I feel bad they put him in this film. And I am not sure what the point was. He comes off as menacing but his henchman are hapless dopes like the cop in "Smokey and the Bandit". So is this a comedy? An action film? What is it?

Another reviewer called this film "beyond awful", and that is the sad truth. The plot seems to make sense, at least for a while, but then goes radically divergent from any sort of sense. Plots start and end at any given moment, people disappear without explanation... just when I thought I knew what was going on, I was more confused than before. And I was sober.

Do yourself a favor and avoid this film. Maybe with a case of beer and a friend or two it is worth watching, but I found very little redeeming in it.

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