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Easy Rider Reviews

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February 25, 2013
Wyatt and Billy are more rigidly conformist, their life more narrowly obsessive than that of any broker's clerk on the nine to five.
August 4, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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
June 26, 2007
The film may be a relic now, but it is a fascinating souvenir -- particularly in its narcissism and fatalism -- of how the hippie movement thought of itself.
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January 26, 2006
[A] simplistic amalgam of travelogue and the zoom lens.
May 9, 2016
Easy Rider, is not only emblematic of independent American cinema, but, released in 1969, is the definitive statement on the death of the 60s.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 3, 2016
"Easy Rider," even for those uninterested in the legacy of 1960s counterculture, punches the viewer in the gut with its hopelessness and emptiness.
March 11, 2013
Though deserving of its esteemed status on account of the cinematic revolution it spawned, the feature itself is something of a relic. But since when isn't it fascinating to reflect on the fossils of the past?
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 2, 2002
I'd thought Easy Rider would seem dated. Turns out it's timeless.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
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
November 24, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 1, 2009
Despite it all, it's a valuable document of hepcat actors taking snapshots of America circa 1969
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
May 5, 2009
The film stands up as a profound period piece that continues to reverberate with the despondent hostilities of modern American existence.
Full Review | Original Score: A
June 17, 2014
Iconic 1969 road trip movie with violence, drugs, sex.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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
June 26, 2007
None of the forced violence, lawlessness, rapist, gratuitous speed aspects of the motorbike clan in this perceptive film.
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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
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