A self-focused BMX dirt rider aspires to become the next stunt champion and is forced to mentor a troubled teen.


Eric Bugbee


Kevyn Bashore, Eric Bugbee (story) | 4 more credits »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Moody ... Phineas Cooper
William Martinez ... Blue Espinosa
Vivienne VanHorn Vivienne VanHorn ... Jordin Riley (as Vivian Vanhorn)
Bill Allen ... Tim Cooper
Lia Tucker Lia Tucker ... Stacey (as Engelia McCullough)
Diane Bakos Diane Bakos ... Claire Cooper
Brett Young Brett Young ... Officer Gray
James Nester ... Mason
Eric Bugbee Eric Bugbee ... Jimmy
Ryan Alexander Ryan Alexander ... Torch
Lana Kebabjian Lana Kebabjian ... Nina Espinosa
Kevin Smith Kevin Smith ... Dobbs
Mel Cody Mel Cody ... Clarence
Dave King Dave King ... Dave
Devin Albino Devin Albino ... Spanky


Passionate BMX dirt jumper, Phin Cooper (Joel Moody), wants nothing in life but to attain fame in his sport and get paid doing it. After missing out on a competition when he lands in jail for unpaid citations, he is court-ordered for community service and reluctantly mentors one of the toughest boys, Blue Espinosa (Will Martinez). As Phin leads the troubled teen on exciting adventures of riding dirt trails, big jumps and cityscapes, Blue becomes more than an obligation - an unlikely friend whose secret world of drug trafficking threatens Phin's ultimate dream. Featuring some of the best stunts in dirt jumping by legendary pros and hardcore locals in the sport, Heroes of Dirt is more than adrenaline rush. It embarks on an unforgettable journey into real significance, and the price it takes to get there. Written by Jill Bugbee

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troubled teen | bmx | drugs | youth | bike | See All (24) »


Action | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving drugs, some violence and language

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Finally Its Here!! A Bmx Movie
16 September 2012 | by unitedbmx2012See all my reviews

Rad, was a great Bmx movie and still is. The riders of the movie Rad, pushed the sport in freestyle, they were great innovators. This new movie Accelerate,has been a very anticipated movie that people who are into this great sport, have been waiting to see. Regardless of the bike aspects: park ,dirt, street, vert, flatland or racing, this movie is going kick some butt. I see this movie with a more eloquent storyline than Rad. Not to say Rad did not have a good storyline, cause i really enjoyed it. There's nothing much else to say about this movie other than I'm really psyched to see old riders come out like Cru Jones(Bill Allen), and modern day riders like Brian Foster, Steve Crandall, Chris Doyle, Joel Moody, and others. I can't wait to go see it. You don't have to be into bikes to go see it. If you like watching extreme sports,or something that you don't see everyday, then I'm sure you'll enjoy it.

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4 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Accelerate: The BMX Movie See more »

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Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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