25 best motorcycle movies ever

Get your motor runnin' and head out on the highway with our selection of the finest films on two wheels

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Chris Nolan actually had a working Batpod – Batman's chunky-wheeled bike – made for 2008's The Dark Knight, and it gets a second outing in this year's sequel. Although The Dark Knight's truck-vs-Batpod showdown was cool, The Dark Knight Rises pits the Batpod against the whole Gotham Police Department – and adds some new tricks to the bike's repertoire. As Selina Kyle discovers, it can now perform a spectacular slide by – get this – rolling its wheels sideways. Even though Chris Nolan insists on realism in his films, we doubt the real-life Batpod can do that.

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