Easy Rider

Easy Rider (1969)

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Trivia: Peter Fonda meets up with two prostitutes in the film. One is Karen Black and the other Toni Basil who gave us that neat little hit Mickey in 1981.

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Trivia: Originally Dennis Hopper didn't want Jack Nicholson in Easy Rider.

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Trivia: When Wyatt, Billy and George Hanson enter the diner, all the people in the diner were local inhabitants of that town - none of them were actors. Same for the two rednecks who shoot Wyatt and Billy from their truck, at the end of the film - they weren't actors and that was their pickup truck.

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Trivia: Three of the motorcycles used throughout the film were stolen shortly before the film was finished.

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Trivia: Peter Fonda's daughter, Bridget, appears briefly in a crowd scene.

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Trivia: Peter Fonda originally wanted Crosby, Stills and Nash to do the soundtrack but after hearing Steppenwolfs "Born To Be Wild" he decided it belonged in the movie.

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Trivia: The New Orleans graveyard scene was filmed without a permit. You can hear the very real police cars coming to arrest the cast, sirens blaring. They got out fast.

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Trivia: Dennis Hopper modelled his character's look after his good friend David Crosby of the group The Byrds.

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