Biker Boyz (2003)



Critic Consensus: Waste of a good cast. For a movie about bike racing, it never gets up to speed.

Movie Info

Two generations of radical bikers face off in this rubber-burning action drama. Manuel "Smoke" Galloway (Laurence Fishburne) is the leader of the Black Knights, an underground motorcycle club. Smoke, like most of his fellow Knights, is a successful white collar worker who can afford fancy leathers and top quality bikes, and Smoke has earned a reputation as the "King of Cali," willing take on anyone in a drag race, legal or no. Kid (Derek Luke) is a gifted young rider whose father was once … More

Rating: PG-13 (for violence, sexual content and language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Reginald Blythewood, Craig Fernandez, Reggie Rock Bythewood
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 10, 2003
Box Office: $21.7M
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as Jaleel `Kid'

as Soul Train

as Motherland

as Queenie

as Stuntman

as Dogg

as Slick Will

as Half & Half

as Philly

as Flip

as Cee Cee

as Reverend Maxwell

as Kamera Man

as Young Woman

as Nikki

as Prospect No. 2

as Woman Racer
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Critic Reviews for Biker Boyz

All Critics (109) | Top Critics (32)

Guy flicks can be just as galling as the chick variety.

February 13, 2003
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

After Dancing in September, his droll examination of race and representation in Hollywood, Bythewood now hawks contrived escapism in lieu of provoking thought.

Full Review… | February 6, 2003
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Not without moments of excitement, romance and rubber-burning redemption.

February 6, 2003
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

When the filmmakers aren't busy accommodating cameo models and comedians, they seem to be dozing off at the handlebars.

Full Review… | February 5, 2003
Village Voice
Top Critic

Biker Boyz is just a silly film.

Full Review… | February 3, 2003
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

Think MTV does biker movie with great cast.

Full Review… | December 22, 2010
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Biker Boyz


Feeble rip-off of The Fast And The Furious with motorbikes. It's true that TFATF was also dim-witted, contrived and loaded with cliches, but at least it did it with visual flair. This is just a waste of time.

xGary Xx

Super Reviewer

not worth getting revved up over.

Roy Gutteridge

Super Reviewer

Good movie. This movie only have a little sad parts. The music is good.

Steven Vincent Gee

Super Reviewer

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