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Biker Boyz (2003)



Critic Consensus: Waste of a good cast. For a movie about bike racing, it never gets up to speed.

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Two generations of radical bikers face off in this rubber-burning action drama. Manuel "Smoke" Galloway (Laurence Fishburne) is the leader of the Black Knights, an underground motorcycle club. Smoke, like most of his fellow Knights, is a successful white collar worker who can afford fancy leathers and top quality bikes, and Smoke has earned a reputation as the "King of Cali," willing take on anyone in a drag race, legal or no. Kid (Derek Luke) is a gifted young rider whose father was once Smoke's mechanic; when Kid's dad died after an accident, Kid set out to become the best biker he could be to carry on his father's name and reputation. Smoke, however, has no room in the Black Knights for Kid, and so he and several fellow outcast riders start their own club, the Biker Boyz, and challenge Smoke to prove once and for all who is the fastest rider on the scene. Biker Boyz also features appearances from Orlando Jones, Lisa Bonet, Djimon Hounsou, Larenz Tate, and Kid Rock.

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Derek Luke
as Jaleel `Kid'
Orlando Jones
as Soul Train
Djimon Hounsou
as Motherland
Lisa Bonet
as Queenie
Brendan Fehr
as Stuntman
Eriq La Salle
as Slick Will
Aysia Polk
as Cee Cee
Wren T. Brown
as Reverend Maxwell
Jonas Chaka
as Kamera Man
Lisa Duvernay
as Young Woman
Dena Cali
as Nikki
David Boyd
as Prospect No. 2
Tameka Settle
as Woman Racer
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Critic Reviews for Biker Boyz

All Critics (93) | Top Critics (36)

The dialogue is almost as loud as the exhausts; and the bits of detail aren't enough in a movie that teens may find delivers an unpalatable message -- daddy knows best.

January 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Think MTV does biker movie with great cast.

December 22, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A dull soap with a baffling paucity of thrills.

April 21, 2003 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Isn't really good enough to hold your attention but at least doesn't abuse it too badly in the fleeting moments that it does.

March 25, 2003 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

At times it feels as though there are more subplots and one-shot minor characters in the mix than bikes on the screen.

March 10, 2003 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Guy flicks can be just as galling as the chick variety.

February 13, 2003 | Rating: 1/4

Audience Reviews for Biker Boyz

Good movie. This movie only have a little sad parts. The music is good.

Steven Vincent Gee
Steven Vincent Gee

Super Reviewer


Feeble rip-off of The Fast And The Furious with motorbikes. It's true that TFATF was also dim-witted, contrived and loaded with cliches, but at least it did it with visual flair. This is just a waste of time.

xGary Xx
xGary Xx

Super Reviewer

Not your average biker flick...Lawrence Fishburne once again delivers a believeable performance dispite the odds set up against him. Truly one of his most memorable performance since "Boyz 'N the Hood".

Fascade Fiveoneeight
Fascade Fiveoneeight

Super Reviewer

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