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

Mad Max (1979)

Mad Max is one of those films where the title describes the character perfectly. MFP pursuit cop Max loses his best friend, wife and baby in one day – unsurprisingly sending him over the edge, and setting up a plot filled to the brim with explosions, car and bike chases all served on a bed of ice-cold revenge.

Because of the film's low budget – Mel Gibson was an unknown at this point, remember – some of the police in the films had costumes made from vinyl, and Kawasaki donated the motorbikes, including Goose's de-badged 1977 Z1000.

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