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On Any Sunday (1971)

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Documentary on motorcycle racing featuring stars of the sport, including film star Steve McQueen, a racer in his own right.

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A documentary following the lives of motorcycle racers and racing enthusiasts, including actor Steve McQueen. First asking the question "Why do they do it?" this film looks at the people who devote (and sometimes risk) their lives to racing on tracks and off-road courses around the world. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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28 July 1971 (USA)  »

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Considered by many to be the best documentary about motorcycles ever made. See more »

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Narrator: [after a desert racer move a turtle out of the trail] Desert racers are nice people.
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Followed by On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter (2014) See more »

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On Any Sunday
Lyrics by Sally Stevens
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Sung by Sally Stevens
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Best motorcycle flick of all time.
30 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I have only seen one Bruce Brown film titled "On Any Sunday".

I was turned onto the title 2 years ago (2004) by some friends I ride motorcycles with but, since the first viewing, I have probably watched the film 20 times and look forward to 20 more.

It seems that all of the people I know who have seen it... feel the same.

YES, we are all bike enthusiasts but, it's just a wonderful, informative and now historical doc of motorcycling activities in the early 70's with great period music and superb narration.

It's my opinion that "On Any Sunday" is the best motorcycle movie ever made.

If you ride motorcycles, think about getting a video projector and inviting your riding buddies over and showing the movie on your garage door or side of your house after dark. Call it "(instert your name)'s Motorcycle Ride In Theater".

Get some beer or tea or whatever, it's a good time! Three thumbs up!


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