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Works of fiction that delve into the (outlaw) biker subculture, often starring motorcycle clubs ("MCs" for short) and their individual members in key roles, either as protagonists (especially in the newer works) or as the main villains (particularly in the "bikerploitation" movies of The '60s).

Common tropes include: All Bikers Are Hells Angels, Badass Biker, Biker Babe, Cool Bike, Motorcycle Dominoes. Usually absent: Motorcycle Safety. See also The Other Wiki's article on Outlaw biker film.

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    Comic Books 
  • Sherwood, Texas (2014) is a retelling of the Robin Hood mythos, pitting the protagonist against a violent outlaw biker gang, The Nobles, in a modern setting.
  • Gotham City Garage is a comic Elseworld based on a statue line, in which mostly-female DC Comics heroes are Apunkalyptic biker outlaws fighting the totalitarian reign of Lex Luthor.

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    Film — Live-Action 
  • The Wild One (1953) is, by most accounts, the first biker film, which established the outlaw biker image in popular subconsciousness.
  • The Wild Angels (1966) is one of the first and best-known bikerploitation films of the '60s.
  • The Hellcats (1967), a bikerploitation film.
  • Wild Rebels (1967), a bikerploitation film.
  • Easy Rider (1969) was likely the first sympathetic depiction of bikers as sentimental outcasts, a deliberate subversion of the violent biker archetype of the time.
  • The Sidehackers (1969), a bikerploitation film.
  • Hell's Bloody Devils (1970), a bikerploitation film.
  • Mad Max (1979) features a biker gang as the primary villains, but rather than being a straight up exploitation of the biker image, it had established outlaw biker gangs as an obligatory feature of dystopian and post-apocalyptic settings.
  • Streets of Fire (1984) is another movie with an outlaw MC as the main antagonists.
  • Masters of Menace (1990) is a rare biker comedy, presenting the outlaws as fun-loving, hard-drinking, but mostly harmless vagabonds.
  • Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) portrays the eponymous bikers as Lovable Rogues despite their criminal lifestyle.
  • Stone Cold (1991) has a cop go undercover in a criminal biker gang.
  • Beyond the Law (1992) also sees an undercover cop infiltrating a biker gang and soon finding himself Becoming the Mask.
  • Torque (2004) portrays a lone motorcyclist in conflict with several (drug-running) outlaw MCs at once.
  • Wild Hogs (2007) sees four regular middle-aged shmoes abandon their urban lifestyle for an outlaw biker existences — only to run afoul of actual outlaws (and obvious stand-ins for the Hells Angels).
  • Hell Ride (2008) is an homage to the old bikerploitation movies of the '60s.
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    Western Animation 
  • Biker Mice from Mars (1993–96) was a kid-friendly take on the genre, featuring a trio of anthropomorphic alien mice as the remnant of a Martian outlaw biker club.
  • Avenger Penguins (1993–94), similarly, casts anthropomorphic animals (penguins, in this case) as a kid-friendly biker club.

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