14 Most Famous Motorbike Films for Every Rider to Enjoy
What do most motorcycle riders do whilst not riding their bike? Indulge in content relating to motorcycles of course, whether it be watching them go round in circles on the TV, reading motorcycle magazines, listening to motorcycle podcasts or watching YouTube content relating to them, there’s something for everyone.
Of course that also means that there are plenty of motorcycle related movies to sit back and watch with the family, or alone if you prefer, we have created a list of some of the best!
On any Sunday
On any Sunday is a 1971 Documentary style film by Bruce Brown about motorcycle sport and racing, it showcased the different talents required to master the skills of racing in different categories from desert racers to motocross riders.
There were multiple famous appearances including Malcolm Smith and Steve McQueen plus various other motorcycle racers from that era, it had multiple additions added after this including On Any Sunday 2, On Any Sunday: Revisited, On Any Sunday: Motocross, Malcom & More and our next entry, On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter.
On any Sunday: The Next Chapter
This continuation in the series once again focuses on motorcycle racers and their sports from professional athletes down to enthusiasts of the sport, once again taking a deep dive into the top names including Marc Marquez, Travis Pastrana, James Stewart and Wayne Rainey.
The film was directed by Dana Brown who took on the ambitious job of continuing the work and stepping in the footsteps already laid by his father Bruce.
Many different types of racing are focused on including flat-tracking, stunt riding, salt flats, road racing including MotoGP and off-road riding.
TT Closer To The Edge
The Isle of Man TT is the most dangerous and deadly road race in the world with more than 260 fatalities since the race’s inception in 1907, it is undertaken by only the bravest of riders who are willing to risk it all to feel the thrill and adrenaline of riding a motorcycle at 200mph down country roads with only a helmet and a 3mm thick leather suit protecting you from death.
This film takes a deep dive into the 2010 races and was narrated by Jared Leto and focused on both Guy Martin, Conor Cummins, John McGuiness and Ian Hutchinson as they embarked on their journey to try and win as many races as possible.
Definitely one for those that want to feel the thrill of high octane action.
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Why We Ride
A film looking into why riders ride, focusing on the joy and passion that a two-wheeled machine brings you, the story is told by famous motorcycle racers and passionate two-wheeled fanatics. This film isn’t one to be missed, it perfectly encapsulates why we get on bikes and ride them around.
From salt flats to MotoGP, it covers absolutely everything and includes many special faces including Valentino Rossi.
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A group of friends live incredibly boring, normal and mundane lives during the weekdays however on weekends they are a biker gang called “Wild Hogs” riding their motorcycles around and enjoying life on their two wheeled machines.
They decide to try and escape the clutches of reality for a while and go on a motorcycle trip, however after a run in with a Mexican motorcycle gang it all goes a little bit pear shaped for them, the film follows their escapades as they try to fight off and/or evade the angry Mexicans.
Well, this has been 14 movies relating to motorcycles that we believe you should watch for educational purposes or simply just to entertain yourself for an evening whilst indulging in motorcycles.