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Hi-Riders

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 90 Min.
  • Distribution Co: Astral Films (1978) (Canada) (theatrical) | Dimension Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Greydon Clark
  • Starring Mel Ferrer, Stephen McNally, Diane Peterson, William Beaudine, Darby Hinton, Neville Brand, Ralph Meeker.
  • Produced by Kool Lusby, Mike MacFarland
  • Original Music by Gerald Lee
  • Cinematography by Dean Cundey

Taglines

  • They'll burn up anything on four wheels or two legs!!
  • ...Dragging The Streets Burning For Action!

Synopsis

Mark and Lynn (Darby Hinton and Diana Peterson) get caught up in a story of hatred and revenge after trying to collect on a bet with a Hi-Rider. The Hi-Riders are challenged to a drag race by one of the local hot heads and in a spectacular explosion both drivers are killed. The local boy's father vows revenge. A fantastic stunt filled chase ensures between the Hi-Riders and the local henchman. Whipped into a blazing frenzy of violence the Hi-Riders are humping hot steel hogs on a raging rampage through the town. The film was released theatrically in the United States by Dimension Pictures in 1978. The film was released on a double feature DVD with Clark's The Bad Bunch by VCI Home Entertainment in 2010.

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