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Top 10 Road Trip Movies


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'Easy Rider'
Actor Dennis Hopper sits on the Harley Davidson he rode in "Easy Rider."
Actor Dennis Hopper sits on the Harley Davidson he rode in "Easy Rider."
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If "Vanishing Point" is a feature-length car chase, then "Easy Rider" is a leisurely, hour-and-a-half-long cruise. In this 1960s counterculture classic, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper drive their motorcycles from California to New Orleans, but just because they aren't racing to their destination doesn't mean they aren't in any danger. The hippie pair faces persecution for their nonconformist ideals and appearance throughout their adventure, and though they meet like-minded people along the way, the shadow of violence and intolerance pursues them throughout the film.


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