The World's Fastest Indian [Blu-ray] [2005]

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

    Special Features

    • Southland: Burt's Hometown of Invercargill
    • The Making of "The World's Fastest Indian"
    • Feature Commentary With Writer/Director Roger Donaldson
    • Deleted Scenes.
    • Bonus Film: The Original Documentary (1971) - "Offerings to the God of Speed" Featuring Historical Footage of the Real Munro (Also Directed by Roger Donaldson)


    The World's Fastest Indian
    The true story of a man who never gave up on his dreams of doing something big -- and doing it very, very fast -- provides the basis for this engaging comedy drama. Burt Munro (Anthony Hopkins) was born in 1899 in Invercargill, New Zealand. From childhood, Munro had a passion for machines that moved fast, and when he was 21 he bought his first motorcycle, an Indian model with a 600 cc engine. Motorcycles became an obsession that stayed with Munro for the rest of his life, as he constantly tinkered with his beloved Indian machine, modifying the engine and frame, determined to see just how fast he could make it run. In 1967, Munro decided it was high time he proved to himself and the world just what he and his machine could do, and he booked passage for the United States, with the goal of breaking the world's land speed record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats. As Munro made his way across America to Utah, he discovered not everyone took his dream seriously, but some did, and he made a handful of friends along the way, including Ada (Diane Ladd), a widow who fell for Munro's rough charm, and Fernando (Paul Rodriguez), a car dealer who offered to help him. However, when he finally arrived at Bonneville, Munro was told his machine was unsafe to participate in the time trials, and -- far worse -- he was too old to ride. It took some intervention from a ranking American driver, Jim Moffett (Chris Lawford), before Munro was given his chance to ride the famous Salt Flats. The World's Fastest Indian was written and directed by Roger Donaldson, who early in his career made a documentary about the real Burt Munro, Offerings to the Gods of Speed. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Anthony Hopkins
      Anthony Hopkins - Burt Munro
    • Diane Ladd
      Diane Ladd - Ada
    • Paul Rodriguez
      Paul Rodriguez - Fernando
    • Aaron Murphy
      Aaron Murphy - Tom
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      Annie Whittle - Fran

    Customer rating

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A great movie for any gear head


      This is a great movie for any gear head out there. It follows the adventures of a true life daring old man that simply wanted to set a land speed record on his bike before he kicked the bucket. The picture is stunning, as is the lossless audio. There are also a ton of special features all in 1080P. I would recommend checking this one out.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Movie one can watch again and again

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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      This was not a highly promoted movie but should have. Its a great story with excellent acting and as usual Anthony Hopkins does an excellent job. Based on a true story it really must be seen by any movie lover.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great price!

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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      One of my all time favorite movies! Definitely a must see!

      I would recommend this to a friend

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