Average Rating: 6.4/10
Reviews Counted: 11
Fresh: 9 | Rotten: 2
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1981 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 3,265
Knightriders may well be the only cycle flick ever to be played out in suits of armor. A hardcase motorcycle gang led by Ed Harris has found itself a neat money-making gimmick. Dressed as the knights of the round table, the cyclists pick up a few bucks at local "renaissance" fairs, selling handicrafts made by the more talented members of the gang. Harris' great rival is Tom Savini, who has his own band of "black knights." Keep an eye out for a chucklesome unbilled bit by novelist Stephen King. ~
Jan 1, 1981 Wide
Jul 11, 2000
Michael P. Moran
Iva Jean Saraceni
Harold W. Jones
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The angle is unique enough to make this worth a viewing, and it's nice to see top makeup artist Tom Savini given such a sizable role.
Knightriders is about 50 percent scenes of kick-ass moto-jousting, 40 percent philosophizing around the campfire, and 10 percent lyrical shots of King William
Harris embodies his character with such conviction that the character's struggle to retain the integrity of his dream ultimately exudes a modest poignancy.
Way overlong romanticized nonsense about bikers.
this film shows that Romero has the ability to tell a good tale outside of the realm of the macabre . . . probably the closest Romero has come to producing an epic film
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