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Quotations from Easy Rider

Easy Rider is a crime drama film about two bikers who travel from Los Angeles to Florida while visiting the Mardis Gras in New Orleans in hopes of finding the true America. Along the way, the two riders meet hitchhikers, a drunken lawyer, get thrown in jail, take drugs, meet prostitutes, and sadly, have a death of a friend. This film was nominated for two Oscar awards. Directed by Dennis Hopper. Starring Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson, and Dennis Hopper.

Easy Rider is a fantastic movie that portrays the 1960s perfectly with drugs, love, and the law. Read some quotes from the film below.


Billy: Where ya from man?
Stranger on the Highway: Hard to say.
George Hanson: What's "dude"? Is that like "dude ranch"?
Captain America: Dude means nice guy. Dude means a regular sort of person.
Captain America: Have you gotta hat?
George Hanson: Have I gotta hat? Ha ha ha!
George Hanson: They'll talk to ya and talk to ya and talk to ya about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it's gonna scare 'em.
Billy: [while smoking a Joint] Oh wow! What? Who's that man? What the hell was that, man?
Captain America: Huh?
Billy: [nervous] No, man, like hey, man. Wow. I was watching this object man, li-like the satellite that we saw the other night, right? And, like, it was going right across the sky, man, and then... I mean it just suddenly, uh, it just changed direction and went whizzin right off, man. It flashed...
Captain America: [interupting him] You're stoned out of your mind, man.
Billy: We did it, man. We did it, we did it. We're rich, man. We're retirin' in Florida now, mister.
Captain America: You know Billy, we blew it.
Captain America: [reading inscription] If god did not exist it would be necessary to invent him.
Captain America: No, I mean it, you've got a nice place. It's not every man that can live off the land, you know. You do your own thing in your own time. You should be proud.
Stranger on the highway: I'm from the city... Doesn't matter what city; all cities are alike.
Billy: Well, why'd you mention it then?
Stranger on the highway: 'Cause I'm FROM the city; a long WAY from the city, and that's where I wanna be right now.
Captain America: I'm hip about time.
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