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Easy Rider


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Cult road movie, di rected by and starri ng
Dennis Hopper
Also starring Peter Fonda
Two motorcyclists, Billy and Wyatt, decide to drop out and, with the money from a drug deal, travel across the US to New Orleans in time for Mardi Gras.
Among the characters they encounter is George Hanson , an alcoholic lawyer, who decides to join them on their odyssey. A documentary about the making of this film follows at 1.35am.
(1969,18) * See Films: pp 50-57 *****


Unknown: Dennis Hopper
Unknown: Peter Fonda
Unknown: George Hanson
Billy: Dennis Hopper
Wyatt/Captain America': Peter Fonda
George Hanson: Jack Nicholson
Connection: Phil Spector
Jesus: Antonio Mendoza
Rancher: Warren Finnerty
Rancher's wife: Tita Colorado
Jack: Robert Walker Jr
Mary: Toni Basil
Karen: Karen Black

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