Top Bicycle Themed Films

RAD - 1986 - TRAILER
This film's for the BMX bike racers of the world. A small town is out to raise funds by building a BMX racetrack and sponsoring a major race. They sponsor their own small-town hero Cru (Bill Allen) who's up against the big-monied sponsor's champion Bart Taylor







 BICYCLE THIEF - 1948 - TRAILER
If you've ever had your bicycle stolen, this film will bring up anger and frustration from the depths of your soul.
A workman spends a whole day looking in vain in the streets of Rome for the bicycle someone has stolen from him.







BREAKING AWAY - 1979 - TRAILER
A recent high school graduate in Bloomington, Indiana, who is caught with his friends coasting between high school and deciding what to do with the rest of their lives. The four friends are snobbishly looked down upon by the college students of the town as "cutters,". Dave wants to be a champion bicycle racer and he idolizes the Italian racing team -- so much so that he speaks, thinks, and acts Italian.  Dave falls for a college girl, but is ashamed to admit he is a cutter and poses as an Italian exchange student to impress her. 




QUICKSILVER - 1986 - TRAILER
Two words.  Kevin. Bacon.

AMERICAN FLYERS - 1985 - TRAILER
Two brothers, a former National caliber rider (Kevin Costner) and his enthusiastic 'newbee' brother, take an adventure to the 'Hell of the West' (aka Coors Classic) stage race.








THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE - 2003 - TRAILER
When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.






BEIJING BICYCLE - 2001 - TRAILER
Guei gets a job as a messenger. The company issues him a bike, which he must pay for out of his wages. When it is stolen, Guei hunts for it. A student, Jian, has it; for him, it's the key to teen society - with his pals and with Xiao, a girl he fancies. Guei finds the bike and stubbornly tries to reclaim it in the face of great odds. But for Jian to lose the bike would mean humiliation.






BMX BANDITS - 1983 - TRAILER
Three adventurous Aussie teens put their BMX skills to the test when they witness a crime and are pursued by the criminals.









JITENSHA - 2009 - TRAILER
Jitensha is a story about a young man struggling to find meaning in life. A co-worker confronts Mamoru on his apparent apathy toward life, and this results in Mamoru leaving his job out of humiliation.  Now alone and without work, just as it seems that things could not possibly get worse, parts of Mamoru’s bicycle begin to disappear, one by one. In frustration, Mamoru leaves a note for the thief, begging him to just take the whole thing. The note left in response is signed "God", leaving Mamoru only more confused.




MESSENGERS - 1999 - TRAILER
A successful fashion press agent, is having a bad day. Her business is shut down, everything she has is repossessed and she accidentally runs down a bicycle messenger with her car. To get out of paying for the messenger's medical bills, she agrees to take his place at the struggling courier company that he and his friend run








NEBRASKA SUPERSONIC - 2001 - TRAILER
In Omaha, Nebraska, three slackers--all sub-par French majors--start a business that should not succeed on the vast Great Plains: a bicycle courier service. Through comic adventures, personal challenges, and while charging only two dollars per 120-mile delivery, their business becomes a resounding success.







ISLAND ETUDE - 2006 - TRAILER
A film about an aurally handicapped college student who grabs his bike, backpack, and guitar and goes on a 7-day, 6-night round-the-island tour. On the way he discovers the natural and cultural beauty of Taiwan and during his encounters with different people he is exposed to local arts, folk customs, approaches to environmental protection, traditional family values, and a host of other cultural enlightenments.





PREMIUM RUSH - 2012 - TRAILER
Is an upcoming 2012 American action thriller film directed by David Koepp.  Setting around a bicycle messenger who is chased around New York City by a dirty cop who wants an envelope the messenger has.








BICYCLE DREAMS - 2009 - TRAILER
They are seekers, madmen and angels hell bent on riding across America on a bicycle in less than ten days. What began as the adventure of a lifetime is transformed in an instant when one of their comrades is killed in a head on collision. Documentary.







THE FLYING SCOTSMAN - 2006 - TRAILER
Is a 2006 British drama film, based on the life and career of Scottish amateur cyclist Graeme Obree. The film covers the period of Obree's life that saw him take, lose, and then retake the world one-hour distance record.








WITH MY OWN TWO WHEELS - 2009 - TRAILER 
 It focuses on five individuals from around the world: Fred, a caregiver from Zambia who rides from village to village visiting AIDS patients; Carlos in Guatemala, who invented a pedal-powered device that offers a small-scale alternative to diesel-fueled machines; Sharkey, who avoids gang life by working in a Santa Barbara, California neighborhood bike shop; Bharati, a young girl in India who gets an education because she has a bicycle to ride to school; and Mirriam, a bike mechanic in Ghana stricken with Polio.




JOUR DE FETE - 1949 - TRAILER
Jour de fĂȘte tells the story of an inept and easily distracted French mailman who frequently interrupts his duties to converse with the local inhabitants, as well as inspect the traveling fair that has come to his small community. Influenced by too much wine and a newsreel account of rapid transportation methods used by the United States postal system, he goes to hilarious lengths to speed the delivery of mail while aboard his bicycle.





THE AMATEUR - 1999
On the outskirts of a provincial town, Pajaro is determined to enter the Guinness Book of Records by breaking the longest bike-ride record.
He rides around the fountain in the square with the help of his friend, Lopecito. He is willing to face many challenges that face him, in attaining this new record.

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