Interesting bikes spotted in films and documentary movies - up for debate

Bicycle somewhere in Indonesia / Indian Ocean region (in documentary movie about the last untouched tribal cultures)


  • Mark Reeder riding a black veteran bicycle in West-Berlin during the 1980s
    Footage from the magnificent documentary:
    B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 (2015)

  • edited August 15

    Barbarossa Campaign 1941 - original archive footage

  • A glimps of the first Japanese war film material in colour shown 60 years after it was recorded

  • Interesting stuff Bikeinfantry! Hard to identify any of the bikes as the images are not clear enough...

  • edited August 16

    Scenes from The Triplets of Belleville (2003 ‧ Drama/Adventure ‧ 1h 22m), an animated masterpiece centering around French bicycle race culture adding the necessary humor and caricature features

  • edited August 16

    Catharsis dog scene White God (2014 ‧ Drama/Fantasy ‧ 2h 1m), a contemporary Hungarian movie by director Kornél Mundruczó winning Prize of Un Certain Regard, Antalya Film Festival Viewer's Award (International), Festival Européen du Film Fantastique de Strasbourg.

  • edited September 20

    49th Parallel (1941)

    A hint of ideology is represented in this shot. The indians still on horses, while tourists
    already riding bicycles enjoying the parade put up for them:

    49th Parallel is a 1941 British war drama film; it was the third film made by the British writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. It was released in the United States as The Invaders.[4] Despite the title, no scene in the film is set at the 49th parallel, which forms much of the Canada–United States border.[4] The only border scene is at Niagara Falls, which is further south. - Wikipédia

  • edited September 20

    Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1991)

    Already in the beginning of the animated series (Original run: April 13, 1990 – April 12, 1991;
    with 39 episodes) Nadia rides a bicycle on the streets of Paris celebratimng the World Fair. Her future love interested Jean spotting her for the firtst time is stunned, overwhelmed. Nadia is an intense protagonist of the whole adventure set in a futuristic-steampunk-Jules Vernesque sci-fi scene with picaresque like characters befriending the central figures; mainly children. The story follows simple characters growing into mental adults in a time of inventiveness and war. Nadia in particular is representing developement through her pacifist nature highlighted by feminist principles, a vegetarian diet policy and stubborn nature...

    PICTURES of posters and covers from th early 1990s and later:

  • edited October 1

    Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

    Early on in the film we see protagonist Axel Foley (played by Eddie Murphy) heading home to find his apartment door open...

    Besides driving a broken down Chevrolet Nova, it seems Axel is in fact a cyclist.

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