The Wild Angels
The Wild Angels (1966)

This film follows a group of wild bikers, led by Heavenly Blues (Peter Fonda), as they cause havoc and destruction while paying tribute to a dead gang member, "Loser" Josey Kerns.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 20, 1966
DVD Release Date: February 20, 2001
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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... a portrait of emptiness and hostility, a social revolution spiraling into narcissism and self-destruction.

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Sean Axmaker

Roger Corman's The Wild Angels took the outlaw culture of the biker movie into nervy, nihilistic territory.

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Keith Phipps
The Dissolve

It's the Hollywood version of biker life, sure, but one that's swapped in a lot of ugly authenticity.

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Michael H. Price
Fort Worth Business Press

Essential entry in the biker-flick craze of the 1960s and '70s, a heartfelt plea for nihilism and abnormalcy in a world enslaved by Civilization.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A weirdly moody, frequently dysfunctional drama whose completely casual depiction of the California underclasses has a raw, realistic tang.

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Alex roy
Biker pictures are some of nastiest, grittiest films in Exploitation. The subject is ugly and intense. Some terrific films of the genre such as Easy Rider and… More
Aj V
One of my favourite biker movies ever. Fonda gives a great performance. The story is good too. I really liked this movie.
Stella Dallas
peter fonda plays a hell's angels chapter president with nancy sinatra as his girlfriend. as awesome as that sounds it's not quite as ridiculous as… More