Director George A. Romero
Year 1981
Starring Ed Harris, Tom Savini
Rating R
Run Time 145min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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They ride for the crown...they fight for honor. Throw down the gauntlet, take up the challenge because A NEW AGE IS BEGINNING!

Once courageous knights roamed the land searching for adventure, ready to brave any challenge. A knight was a fighting machine, disciplined in mind and heart, and noble to the death. Those days are gone, but thankfully some noblemen still inhabit this Earth. Billy (Ed Harris) is the King of a troup of traveling motorcycle warriors. He lives by a code and will die before he compromises it. Morgan (The Godfather of Gore, Tom Savini), his foil, rides for the glory and wants to make as much money doing this as he can. Who will prevail? Who will triumph? Who will become the heir to the crown of KNIGHTRIDERS!

George A. Romero takes a departure from his horror roots and travels to the world of medievel hobbyists for this Ren Fest epic. But how do you make a joust more exciting? With hot sweaty speed. Jousting and hack and slash weaponry on racing motorcycles is the name of the game as these guys go toe-to-toe in the champion's arena. Ed Harris is easily at his most intense as the dignified King who pushes himself beyond his physical limits to uphold what is right. This film takes a completely INSANE premise and never shows so much as a wink, what starts out as the most ridiculous film you've ever seen soon swoops you up and takes you on a dramatic adventure that has you rooting for knights and believing in the power of nobility... all against a backdrop of non-stop insane motorcycle stunts. The Games...The Romance...The Spirit...Camelot is a state of mind. ZZANG!!! (Greg MacLennan)

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