Viva Knievel!
Viva Knievel! (1977)

In this film, Evel Knieval plays himself as he travels to Mexico to perform a new stunt. However, when a group of drug smugglers plan to murder Evel in order to sneak a shipment of cocaine into the United States, the death-defying stunt man… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Andrew Nickolds
Time Out

A mountain of self-love, revealing stunt biker Knievel as a saintly combination of Batman and Billy Graham.

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Tony Sloman
Radio Times

This amazingly kitsch one-off stars the man himself, a non-actor if ever there was one, in a movie so absurd it simply has to be seen to be believed.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Evel the actor emerges from the wreck in better shape than the bent careers of his veteran co-stars, Gene Kelly, Marjoe Gortner, Red Buttons, Lauren Hutton and Leslie Nielsen.

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Clancy Sigel
The Spectator

If you're into a giggle Viva Knievel! may appall but I don't think will bore you.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Evel Knievel stars as Evel Knievel in a film about Evel Knievel. Nothing more need be said.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Jaw-droppingly stupid.

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