Five the Hard Way (1970) - Rotten Tomatoes

Five the Hard Way (1970)





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In this action film, a racer of three-wheeled motorcycles finds himself the object of his rival's girlfriend's attention. He rejects her, and she retaliates by telling her boyfriend that the hero raped her. In return, the rival and his pals beat up the hero and kill his fiancee.


Ross Hagen
as Rommel
Hoke Howell
as Crapout
Eric Cord
as Dirty John
Tony Lorea
as Announcer
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Audience Reviews for Five the Hard Way

The new MST3K Netflix original has been released and I decided to expose myself to some of the old episodes available for streaming on Hulu and Netflix (there is a different random selection on each platform). Whether it is Joel or Mike watching these awful movies with the bots I do not envy the torture they are put through. Their snarky comments add some entertainment value, but my ratings are based on the movie's quality itself and not the extra material broadcast from the satellite of love. I don't know what the title Five the Hard Way means. On MST3K they used the title The Side Hackers, which makes more sense. In a backwoods area of California a dirt-bike racer has invented a new exciting (?) sport. Side Hacking! Dirt-bikes are modified with a platform where a sidecar might be and a second rider acts as a counter weight while the motorcycle takes tight turns (the counter weight guys often nearly scrape their butt in the dirt hanging off the platform). There's a villainous psychotic leader of a biker gang. This is another one that because of repetitive race coverage footage and bad Dukes of Hazzard like plotting required me to skip through.

Byron Brubaker
Byron Brubaker

Super Reviewer

This is possibly the most embarrassing racing film ever made.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer

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