BMX Bandits
BMX Bandits (1983)

PJ (Angelo D'Angelo), and Goose (James Lugton) are bored Australian BMX riders whose bikes have been totaled. Setting off on an intended fishing trip with their friend Judy (Nicole Kidman, in her first big-screen appearance), they… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 4, 2005
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56%



Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

The baby-faced Kidman is easily the best thing in it.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The Aussies sure have a way with chase films, keeping the moves motivated and logical, with no gratuitous cars flipping over and burning.

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Time Out

Obviously made on a TV budget, the plot is weedy, and the film is saved only by some neat stunts and the splendour of the Australian landscape.

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Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

... Trenchard-Smith directs the BMX action with high energy and gets a lot of personality and camaraderie from the teen actors.

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Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

1980s teen bike adventure with sustained menace, peril.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Just hand Trenchard-Smith explosives, an anamorphic lens, and a game cast, and he'll whip up something appealing, preferably with a saucy Aussie wink.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
BMX Bandits is a mediocre action film that simply fails to really entertain. Directed by director Brian Trenchard-Smith, this is not one of the director's… More
Stuart Brooks
Nicole Kidman with a ginger afro..... the only memorable part of the movie
AJ Verser
Pretty bad little Aussie teen film. It's one long chase, with a bad ending.
Sean Gillespie
Another 80's Cult Classic.
Anthony Lawrie
I used to love this film, going down a waterslide on a BMX is still an ambition for me!
Robert Fearon
A bit all over the place....kind of like Nicole Kidman's hair in this movie.