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Easy Rider is a american film of genre Drama directed by Dennis Hopper released in USA on 14 july 1969 with Jack Nicholson

Easy Rider (1969)

Easy Rider
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Released in USA 14 july 1969
Length 1h34
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating72% 3.6487153.6487153.6487153.6487153.648715

Easy Rider is a 1969 American road movie written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern, produced by Fonda and directed by Hopper. It tells the story of two bikers (played by Fonda and Hopper) who travel through the American Southwest and South. The success of Easy Rider helped spark the New Hollywood phase of filmmaking during the early 1970s. The film was added to the Library of Congress National Registry in 1998.

A landmark counterculture film, and a "touchstone for a generation" that "captured the national imagination", Easy Rider explores the societal landscape, issues, and tensions in the United States during the 1960s, such as the rise and fall of the hippie movement, drug use, and communal lifestyle.
In Easy Rider, real drugs were used in scenes showing the use of marijuana and other substances.

Synopsis

The protagonists are two freewheeling hippies: Wyatt (Fonda), nicknamed "Captain America", and Billy (Hopper). Fonda and Hopper said that these characters' names refer to Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid. Wyatt dresses in American flag-adorned leather (with an Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge affixed to it), while Billy dresses in Native American-style buckskin pants and shirts and a bushman hat. The former is appreciative of help and of others, while the latter is often hostile and leery of outsiders.

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