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Five the Hard Way (1969)

Motorcycle racer Rommel seeks vengeance against JC, a madman who murdered the sidehacker's fiancee.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rommel
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Rita
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J.C. (as Mike Pataki)
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Luke
Claire Polan ...
Paisley
Edward Parrish ...
Nero
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Cooch
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Crapout
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Jake (as Bob Tessier)
Eric Lidberg ...
Tork
Tony Lorea ...
Announcer
Erik Cord ...
Dirty John
Toni Moss ...
Lois
Diane Tessier ...
Debbie
Joey Tessier ...
Billy
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Storyline

Motorcycle racer Rommel and his fiancée Rita become friendly with a biker gang led by the unstable J.C. When Rita is raped and murdered by J.C. in a jealous rage, Rommel gathers some biker pals and goes on a hunt for vengeance. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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HARD RIDERS! Mounted on Burning Steel! ... with only their leathers between THEM and HELL!

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Action | Sport

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11 July 1970 (Sweden)  »

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The Side Hackers  »

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(Ryder Sound Services)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Gus Trikonis' directorial debut. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Five the Hard Way
Written by Jerry Styner, Mike Curb and Guy Hemric
Performed by The New Life
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Sidehackin is the thing to do
11 December 1998 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Oh yeah! Let's hear it for this bomb! Cooch! Did I not love him? MY OWN FLESH I DIDN'T LOVE BETTER!!!! But he had to say "Noooooooo".

Misteeophiles will surely know this one as one of the best films that joel and the bots did. It probably never would have been seen by any human being again after its release if not for their recycling cinematic madness. Thankee-sai!

BTW, I have a friend who's spent a lot of time in the Orient. He claims that sidehacking is alive and well in the Phillipine Islands. Long live the sport that never lived!


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