Hell Ride

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German title Hell Ride
Original title Hell Ride
Country of production United States
original language English
Publishing year 2008
length 83 minutes
Age rating FSK unchecked
Director Larry Bishop
script Larry Bishop
production Larry Bishop
Michael Steinberg
Shana Stein
music Daniele Luppi
camera Scott Kevan
cut Blake West
William Yeh

Hell Ride is a 2008 American action thriller .

This action thriller was created in 2008 under the production of Quentin Tarantino and The Weinstein Company . The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival . Due to the below-average reviews and box office results, the film was sold worldwide as a "Direct-To-Dvd" title.


The biker and outlaw Pistolero , together with his friends The Gent and Comanche, forms the biker gang The Victors . The gang seeks revenge for a murder that took place in the 1970s. Pistolero's girlfriend Cherokee is brutally murdered by the leaders of the rival biker gang The 666ers , The Deuce and Billy Wings as a declaration of war against the Victors . Pistolero starts his campaign of revenge with his friends Gent and Comanche, they are supported by Eddie Zero (a former member of the Victors ), his wife Nada and Goody Two-Shoes. Goody Two-Shoes is tracked down and killed by Billy Wings. Pistolero finds Cherokee's missing son after a gang member of the 666ers dies the same way Cherokee does. With the help of Eddie Zero, Pistolero and his friends can track down and hunt down the members of the 666ers and thus take revenge.


  • Larry Bishop not only worked as a director and actor in this film, but also as a screenwriter and producer.
  • Bishop was inspired by the "biker films" of the 60s and 70s.
  • The name Pistolero was the originally planned title for Robert Rodriguez's film Desperado .
  • In Germany, the film did not receive an FSK approval and with the higher SPIO / JK approval it was released without any criminal liability . This version has been shortened by 29 seconds and was indexed in November 2012.
  • The soundtrack contains several tracks by Robert Rodriguez and his band Chingon .


At Rotten Tomatoes , the film received a below average poor rating of 10%.

The lexicon of international films judged the film to be "trash with a considerable potential for violence."

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0411475/trivia
  2. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0411475/soundtrack
  3. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1192781-hell_ride/
  4. Hell Ride. In: Lexicon of International Films . Film service , accessed March 2, 2017 .Template: LdiF / Maintenance / Access used