25 best motorcycle movies ever

Mission: Impossible II (2000)

Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt dukes it out with Dougray Scott's rogue IMF agent astride a pair of Triumph superbikes in ludicrously macho fashion. Director John Woo throws in every cliché in the book – though to be fair he invented many of them. Slo-mo? Check. Pumping rock guitars? Check. Explosions? Check. Pulling a stoppie for no very obvious reason? Check. Watch closely and you'll see that the bikes tyres change from slicks to off-road halfway through the chase.

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