Dennis Hopper

Easy Rider

Easy Rider

This is the definitive counterculture blockbuster. The down-and-dirty directorial debut of former clean-cut teen star Dennis Hopper, Easy Rider heralded the arrival of a new voice in film, one pitched angrily against the mainstream. After the film’s cross-country journey—with its radical, New Wave–style editing, outsider-rock soundtrack, revelatory performance by a young Jack Nicholson, and explosive ending—the American road trip would never be the same.

Film Info

  • Dennis Hopper
  • United States
  • 1969
  • 95 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #545

Special Features

  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography László Kovács, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Alternate 2.0 and 5.1 surround soundtracks, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray
  • Two audio commentaries, one from 2009, featuring actor-director-writer Dennis Hopper, and the other from 1995, featuring Hopper, actor-writer Peter Fonda, and production manager Paul Lewis
  • Born to Be Wild (1995) and “Easy Rider”: Shaking the Cage (1999), documentaries about the making and history of the film
  • Television excerpts showing Hopper and Fonda at the Cannes Film Festival in 1969
  • Interview from 2010 with BBS Productions cofounder Steve Blauner
  • Theatrical trailers
  • An essay by film critic Matt Zoller Seitz

Purchase Options

Collector's Sets

Collector's Set

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

Blu-Ray Box Set

6 Discs

$99.96

Collector's Set

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story

DVD Box Set

9 Discs

Ships Jun 14, 2018

$79.96

Special Features

  • Restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography László Kovács, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Alternate 2.0 and 5.1 surround soundtracks, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray
  • Two audio commentaries, one from 2009, featuring actor-director-writer Dennis Hopper, and the other from 1995, featuring Hopper, actor-writer Peter Fonda, and production manager Paul Lewis
  • Born to Be Wild (1995) and “Easy Rider”: Shaking the Cage (1999), documentaries about the making and history of the film
  • Television excerpts showing Hopper and Fonda at the Cannes Film Festival in 1969
  • Interview from 2010 with BBS Productions cofounder Steve Blauner
  • Theatrical trailers
  • An essay by film critic Matt Zoller Seitz

Easy Rider
Cast
Peter Fonda
Wyatt
Dennis Hopper
Billy
Jack Nicholson
George Hanson
Antonio Mendoza
Jesus
Phil Spector
Connection
Mac Mashourian
Bodyguard
Warren Finnerty
Rancher
Tita Colorado
Rancher’s wife
Robert Walker
Jack
Toni Basil
Mary
Karen Black
Karen
Credits
Director
Dennis Hopper
Executive producer
Bert Schneider
Producer
Peter Fonda
Associate producer
William L. Hayward
Screenplay
Peter Fonda
Screenplay
Dennis Hopper
Screenplay
Terry Southern
Director of photography
Lázló Kovács
Editing
Donn Cambern
Art director
Jerry Kay
Special effects
Steve Karkus
Consultant
Henry Jaglom

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