The World's Fastest Indian Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for The World's Fastest Indian the Movie

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Burt Munro (a refreshingly un-scary Hopkins) is the town "crazy old guy," a kooky New Zealander with a dream of setting a land-speed motorcycle record at Bonneville Flats, Utah. The Indian in the title is the bike, a 1920 Indian Scout, which, with Munro's constant tinkering, flies at a blistering 201 mph across the desert with Munro at its helm. A true story, told here by the same director of the 1971 documentary about Munro, "Offerings to the God of Speed." Mildly schmaltzy, but well-told and all heart.


Magnolia Home Entertainment, 49 W. 27th St., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001, Phone: (212)924-6701, Fax: (212)924-6742, Email:

Available on DVD
Running time 127 minutes.
Originally from United States, New Zealand.

Cast and Crew

Sports Dramas, True Stories, Bikers, Period Piece: 1960s, Growing Older
Roger Donaldson
Anthony Hopkins, Diane Ladd, Aaron Murphy, Paul Rodriguez, Chris(topher) Williams, Christopher Lawford, Annie White
David Gribble
Roger Donaldson
J. Peter Robinson
Douglas Cameron, John Gilbert, Jane Holland, Nancy Cavallaro, Robert Gillies, J. Dennis Washington
Hannam Donaldson, New Zealand Film Commission, OLC/Rights Entertainment, Tanlay, New Zealand Film Production Fund, 3 Dogs and A Pony, Magnolia Pictures

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