BMX Bandits
BMX Bandits (1983)

Three BMX-riding Australian teenagers discover a hidden stash of stolen goods and find themselves in trouble with the criminal. This action film uses the teens' efforts to avoid capture as a peg for numerous chase sequences, featuring… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1983
DVD Release Date: October 4, 2005
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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

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

... 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

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: 55% 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
Sean Gillespie
Another 80's Cult Classic.
Aj V
Pretty bad little Aussie teen film. It's one long chase, with a bad ending.
Robert Fearon
A bit all over the place....kind of like Nicole Kidman's hair in this movie.
Stuart Brooks
Nicole Kidman with a ginger afro..... the only memorable part of the movie