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Has anyone else seen this movie.One of the best movies ive seen in a while.Great story about a great racer Burt Munroe.
 

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It was a great movie... Actually very funny throughout most of the movie...




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Awsome Movie !!!
 

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Very good movie and also some very funny scenes and based on a true story.My mom watched it and also said it was a good movie.

Later Mark.
 

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res0rli9 said:
have not heard of that one, is new,old, on DVD or what??


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Re: Landspeed record at Bonneville on an Indian Motorcycle. Very good movie some very funny stuff. If you're a gearhead you'll love it. More than likely since you post here you are more than likely a gearhead, so I'll say " you'll love it"

Watch it and let us know what you think.

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G-Code! YEA Im a gear Head, been raceing fords from back in the early 60s, and all forms of bike raceing, so I gess I better go get it tomarow, oh and like boats to, and yours is a fine one.
 

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I did a little research on Mr Munroe.Yes his land speed record for streamlined motorcycles under 1000 cc still stands...from 1967 with a 1920 Indian!!!Says he ground his connecting rods out of an old Ford truck axle,took 5 mos to make them but they lasted over 20 years.Used old cast iron sewer pipe for cylinders because it was seasoned.This guy was amazing.
 

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I have a friend in New Zealand who has told me this guys story. When they made the movie they rebuild his old shed to make it authentic. He is a Nat. hero down below. I geuss he was quit the man with the ladys. :lol:
 

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Yes, it's prolly one of the best films I've ever seen, great story, what makes it even better is it's true. Every gearhead would absolutely love this flick.
I love the scenes of him casting his own pistons! :shock:
 

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Heres a picture of the actual bike.

 

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My gf got it for me for christmas. I had mentioned it to her a few months back. I had no Idea that Anthony Hopkins played Mr. Munroe! Watched it last night and after work again today. I love the sound of that bike as he blew by the gang on the beach. Classic gearhead movie.

-Jared
 
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