Producer: Peter Fonda, William Hayward, Bert Schneider
Writer: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern
Release Date: Jul 14, 2019
Runtime: 1hr 40m
Restored in 4K by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Easy Rider returns to cinemas for a special 50th Anniversary event! A film that Time Magazine hails as "one of the ten most important pictures of the decade" experience the real, uncensored '60s counterculture in this compelling mixture of drugs, sex, and armchair politics. In the role that catapulted him to stardom, Jack Nicholson portrays an alcoholic attorney who hooks up with two part-time, drug-dealing motorcyclists (Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper) in search of their "American Dream". Heading from California to New Orleans, they sample the highs and lows of America the beautiful in a stoned-out quest for life's true meaning. Nominated for an Academy Award(r) (1969) for Best Screenplay (written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern), Easy Rider continues to touch a chord with audiences everywhere. The event will feature an exclusive introduction from Peter Fonda!
Someday it was inevitable that a great film would come along, utilizing the motorcycle genre, the same way the great Westerns suddenly made everyone realize they were a legitimate American art form, Easy Rider is the picture.