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Old 06-14-2006, 08:28 AM   #1
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World's Fastest Indian - Must See

World's Fastest Indian came out on DVD yesterday. I don't ever go to the movies and it was on the top of my list for movies to see, so I bought the DVD. Great movie. A definite must see. I give it . Rather slow-paced, because Anthony Hopkins is playing a very old man who has the fastest bike in New Zealand and wants to make it the fastest bike in the world. It basically follows his coming to America, going to Bonneville, and setting the motorcycle landspeed recond. Less of the gearhead stuff than I would have liked, but still a fabulous movie.
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Old 06-14-2006, 08:29 AM   #2
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cool, it's on my netflicks list.....gotta move it up
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Cool. Just added it to the top o me queue as well.
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Old 06-14-2006, 10:27 AM   #4
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Old 06-14-2006, 01:47 PM   #5
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Saw this on Friday. I liked the movie. It's more about the man that the machine but still a good movie.

FYI - The bike was a 600cc when he first got it and eventually he bored it out to 1000cc.
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I liked the dude. He was into speed like us.
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It's as listed on the dvd cover a "happy feel good movie" with cross dressers lol
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It's as listed on the dvd cover a "happy feel good movie" with cross dressers lol
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I have no idea why that cross dresser was in it. Unless that was a part of his actual real life adventure to America(no he didn't sleep him). But for a *** the dude was pretty cool.
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I have no idea why that cross dresser was in it. Unless that was a part of his actual real life adventure to America(no he didn't sleep him). But for a *** the dude was pretty cool.
Here's my take: I think that they were trying to paint Burt as someone who would accept people for who they were (or who they wanted to be). He was trying to be the world's fastest.
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Just finished watching it. Loved it! I didn't know it was based on a true story.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burt_Munro
http://www.indianmotorbikes.com/feat...unro/munro.htm
http://www.bryantauto.com/Burt%20Monro%20Story.html <-- My favorite


The movie was definitely a smooshing together of his accomplishments and stretched and rearranged some facts. At least according to the links above.
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excellant excellant movie. we will own this one.
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I cant wait till I see it.
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