The World's Fastest Indian (2005)

8.5 / Rated by 2 people

127 min.
Plot  Burt Munro is a sort of folk hero in his hometown of Invercargill, New Zealand, known for his friendly easygoing personality, for having the fastest motorcycle in New Zealand and Australia, and for being featured in ''Popular Mechanics'' magazine. However, that recognition is contrasted by his exasperated next-door neighbours, some of whom are fed up with his un-neighbourly habits such as revving his motorbike early in the morning, urinating on his lemon tree, and not mowing his grass. Burt however has a longtime dream, to travel to the USA and test his motorbike's capabilities at the Bonneville Speedway.

Burt is finally able to save enough to travel by cargo ship to Los Angeles, but when he arrives, he experiences bureaucracy, skepticism, and the indifference of big city people. It is his blunt but gregarious nature which overcomes each hurdle. He wins over the motel clerk, a transvestite woman named Tina, who assists him in clearing customs and helps him in buying a car. The...



Anthony Hopkins
Burt Munro
Paul Rodriguez


All Titles

The World's Fastest Indian
English Original Title

Release Dates


New Zealand




Onur rated The World's Fastest Indian (2005) with 7.5 stars / 11.12.2019

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