Easy Rider Reviews

July 16, 2019
Easy Rider is very likely the clearest and most disturbing presentation of the angry estrangement of American youth to be brought to the screen.
March 4, 2013
Fonda and Hopper, it should by this time go without saying, give immense performances.
June 26, 2007
None of the forced violence, lawlessness, rapist, gratuitous speed aspects of the motorbike clan in this perceptive film.
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.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
[A] simplistic amalgam of travelogue and the zoom lens.
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.
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.