Easy Rider - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Easy Rider Reviews

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Luke Y. Thompson
LYTRules.com
September 16, 2005
I don't think I'll watch EASY RIDER again, but it's a well-made piece for sure.
Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com
September 10, 2005
Yeah, yeah. It's dated. So what of it? It kinda rawks.
| Original Score: 5/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
January 3, 2005
Still gets the motor runnin'--a classic of its time.
| Original Score: 5/5
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
October 13, 2004
On the outside this small film was an easy going tale of drug dealing motorhead joint-token fringe hippies rollin' down the highways...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Robert Strohmeyer
Filmcritic.com
October 8, 2004
the fact that, 35 years after the film's release, audiences around the world are still captivated by the raw vision of Easy Rider is no small accomplishment
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
June 25, 2004
Milestone 1960s counterculture classic...One of the most successful low-budget movies ever made.
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
May 27, 2003
The classic counterculture clash led by anti-heroes Fonda and Hopper...as riveting and rebellious as its subversive soundtrack
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Hopper, Fonda and their friends went out into America looking for a movie and found instead a small, pious statement (upper case) about our society (upper case), which is sick (upper case). It's pretty but lower case cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
March 25, 2003
It plays today more as a period piece than as living cinema, but it captures so surely the tone and look of that moment in time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
If one movie can evoke a whole era, this is it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 2, 2002
I'd thought Easy Rider would seem dated. Turns out it's timeless.
Full Review| Original Score: A
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 30, 2002
More important for what it did to liberate film from the studios than good
| Original Score: 4/5

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Features a splendid performance by Jack Nicholson.
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Easy Rider (1969) is the late 1960s "road film" tale of a search for freedom (or the illusion of freedom) in a conformist
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
This is the movie by which Hollywood discovered the commercial power of 'youth culture.'
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
August 4, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
September 22, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
December 5, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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