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Angel Unchained (1970)

Angel is the biker who joins a commune of hippies near a small town. When the town rednecks attack them, Angel calls up some of his bad biker buddies to exact revenge.

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Lee Madden

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Jeffrey Alan Fiskin (screenplay) (as Jeffrey Alladin Fiskin), Lee Madden (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Stroud ... Angel
Luke Askew ... Jonathan Tremaine
Larry Bishop ... Pilot
Tyne Daly ... Merilee
T. Max Graham T. Max Graham ... Magician (as Neil Moran)
Jean Marie Ingels Jean Marie Ingels ... Jackie (as Jean Marie)
Bill McKinney ... Shotgun
Jordan Rhodes ... Tom
Peter Lawrence Peter Lawrence ... Dave
Pedro Regas ... Injun
Linda Smith Linda Smith ... Wendy
Nita Michaels Nita Michaels ... Matty
J. Cosgrove Butchie J. Cosgrove Butchie ... Ray
T.C. Ryan T.C. Ryan ... Hood
Alan Gibbs ... Duner
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Storyline

Angel is the biker who joins a commune of hippies near a small town. When the town rednecks attack them, Angel calls up some of his bad biker buddies to exact revenge.

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THIS IS THE HELL RUN THAT YOU MAKE ALONE! Down a gauntlet of violence in a war of survival against the Cycle Freaks and the Dune Buggy Straights! See more »

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Action | Thriller | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug content and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1971 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Angels Unchained See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Django Unchained (2012) See more »

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In Your New World
Sung by Randy Sparks and Karon Rondell
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Startlingly Realistic Portrayal of Biker/Hippie Cultures
28 July 2003 | by Vornoff-3See all my reviews

What really struck me about this film was its accuracy in depicting two of the most frequently exploited subcultures of the American 1960's. The Hippies are young middle-class idealists, with no evident skills or systematic approach to philosophy. The bikers are violent degenerates, but not over-the-top barbarians who kill at a moment's notice. Their behavior was so similar to stories and books I've read that I wonder if some of the scenes were actually reminiscences of some former Hell's Angel the writer knew. Unfortunately, I never could make out the name of the motorcycle club on the backs of their jackets. It looked like "Exiles Nomads", but what kind of a name is that? Overall, the movie is satisfying, if nothing particularly new. Fits well into the "Born Losers" category of film, but definitely in a class apart from "Satan's Sadists" or "Wild Angel."


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