Four middle-aged men decide to take a road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. Taking their motorcycles, these "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink not knowing that the bar belongs to the "Del Fuegos", a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, the four men form a plan to steal their bike back.Written by
Glenn D. Harvey
The scene in the Del Fuego's bar, when Woody was squinting, was almost entirely improvised. The cast had done the scene a couple of times and would ad-lib occasionally. One time John Travolta just started squinting in a Clint Eastwood impression. The other characters' reactions were real. They were expecting John to say his lines, but kept going with it. See more »
The highway patrolman's hair color changes from brown in the morning camping scene, to dirty blond in the swimming hole scene. See more »
[after getting a fist-tap from Woody and nearly wiping out]
Whoa! Whoa! Oh! Man, oh, man. I almost lost it back there. I didn't know what was going on.
[hits a sign face first]
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As the credits roll, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition shows up and gives the Del Fuegos a new home, courtesy of the Wild Hogs. A few members have interviews with talking about the new bar. And a shot of the Wild Hogs in a bar watching the show. See more »
maybe here and there a bit overplayed but it was sure funny!
Four guys in their late forties - probably more early fifties ... ;-) go through their midlife crisis. No matter if loving, nagging or no wife, life is just not what it used to be or ever was. Adventures are searched for, and John Travolta (not acting his best in this movie) has the saving idea for his buddies: a real road trip on their bikes instead of their usual short trip to a biker bar once a week.
Like in "City Slickers" the men have to go through some adventures and become heroes before they emerge with new energy to battle the next years of getting older ... however, the adventures these guys have on their trip are hilarious. The end slows down a bit with its predictability but this movie is very entertaining, funny and the ticket money well worth.
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