The Best Cycling Movies  

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A list of the best cycling movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This cycling movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about cycling are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about cycling you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous cycling movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these cycling movie titles for more information about the films.

List features items like And Soon the Darkness and Pee-wee's Big Adventure.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best cycling movies?" and "What is the greatest cycling movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular cycling movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these cycling movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good cycling movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Dennis Quaid, Jackie Earle Haley, Daniel Stern
Breaking Away is a 1979 American coming of age comedy-drama film that follows a group of four male teenagers in Bloomington, Indiana, who have recently graduated from high school. It stars ...more
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Kevin Costner, Jennifer Grey, Alexandra Paul
American Flyers is a 1985 film starring Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul and Janice Rule about bicycle racing. It was directed by John Badham and written by ...more
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jakeseidler added Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jamie Chung, Dania Ramirez
Premium Rush is a 2012 American action-thriller film directed by David Koepp and written by Koepp and John Kamps. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez and Jamie ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Bryan Marshall, Paul Flaherty
BMX Bandits is a 1983 Australian adventure crime drama film starring Nicole Kidman.
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Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Jami Gertz
Quicksilver is an American drama film released in 1986 on Columbia Pictures, starring Kevin Bacon. The film was written and directed by Thomas Michael Donnelly, the film also includes Jami ...more
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Phil Hartman, Morgan Fairchild, Tim Burton
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Tim Burton in his full-length film directing debut and starring Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. Reubens also co-wrote ...more
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jakeseidler added Lori Loughlin, Talia Shire, Bart Conner
Rad is a 1986 film about BMX racing. The film was written by Sam Bernard and Geoffrey Edwards and directed by Hal Needham. It stars Bill Allen and Lori Loughlin. Parts of this movie were filmed ...more
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Til Schweiger, Jana Pallaske, Stipe Erceg
"A potent star vehicle for a European actor now gaining recognition in North America, Phantom Pain shows Til Schweiger at the top of his game – virile, passionate and nuanced in his ...more
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Pamela Franklin, John Nettleton, Hana Maria Pravda
And Soon the Darkness is a 1970 British thriller film. Starring Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice and Sandor Elès, it tells the story of two young English women on a cycling holiday in ...more