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The Worlds Fastest Indian






DVD Release Date: 6/13/2006

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Anthony Hopkins stars as Burt Munro, a man who never let the dreams of youth fade.

After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt set off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all odds against him, he set a new speed record and captured the spirit of his times. Burt Munro’s legend lives on today.


Directed by - Roger Donaldson
Written by - Roger Donaldson
Producers - Roger Donaldson, Gary Hannam
Co-Producer - John J. Kelly
Executive Producers - Megumi Fukasawa, Charles Hannah, Masaharu Inaba, Satoru Isaka, Barrie M Osborne
Director of Photography - David Gribble
ACS Editor - John Gilbert ACE
Music by - J. Peter Robinson
Visual Effects Supervisor - Kent Houston
Production Design (US) - J. Dennis Washington
Production Design (NZ) - Rob Gillies
Casting (US) - Dianne Crittendan
Casting (NZ) - Diana Rowan
Costume Designer (US) - Nancy Cavallaro
Costume Designer (NZ) - Jane Holland
Line Producers - Don Schain, Murray Francis


Burt Munro - Anthony Hopkins
Ada - Diane Ladd
Fernando - Paul Rodriguez
Tom - Aaron Murphy
Fran - Annie Whittle
Bob Higbee - Chris Bruno
Cabbie - Carlos La Camara
Wendy - Jessica Cauffiel
Rusty - Patrick Flueger
Marty Dickerson - Walton Goggins
Jerry - Bruce Greenwood
Otto Donner - Joe Howard
Jim Moffet - Chris Lawford
Mike - Gavin Grazer
Rollie Free - William Lucking
Earl - Eric Pierpoint
Ali - Laurel Moglen
Tina - Chris Williams

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“ONE OF THE YEAR’S MOST LOVABLE MOVIES. Anthony Hopkins finds all the right note to create one of the year’s most endearing oddball heroes” – Roger Ebert, Ebert & Roeper

“Anthony Hopkins gives one of his finest, most endearing performances in what is sure to be one of the year’s best films.” – Jeffrey Lyons, NBC's REEL TALK

‘Anthony Hopkins is a joy to watch in a film with a big heart.” – Leonard Maltin, Entertainment Tonight

“The film wears its happy heart on its sleeve and a dusting of that dogged optimism is bound to rub off on you. Anthony Hopkins delivers an endearingly gruff performance.” – Stephen Holden, New York Times

“A wonderful portrait of American generosity of spirit.” – Patrick Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

“FAST, FUNNY AND BIG-HEARTED! Hopkins gives a performance as good as any of the lead actor nominees. This is the best movie of Roger Donaldson’s career and Hopkins gives us a hero who for once is truly heroic.” – Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune


“ONE OF THE BEST PERFORMANCES OF ANTHONY HOPKINS’ CAREER. Roger Donaldson’s best work in two decades is a warm, spacious road movie with a stirring sense of the wide-open landscapes of the American West.” – Scott Foundas, LA Weekly

“HOPKINS IS A PURE DELIGHT AND GIVES ONE OF HIS BEST AND CERTAINLY MOST INFECTIOUS PERFORMANCES! He exudes more joy in the skin of another person than almost any actor in any role before him. His performance comes rumbling out of his gut, past his beaming smile and chortle laugh, and explodes in a storm of personality. Getting to a film’s climactic scene has rarely been more fun.” – Jack Matthews, New York Daily News

“**** A STORY OF SPEED, DARING AND TENACITY THAT LITERALLY WILL HAVE YOU CHEERING IN YOUR SEAT. Some of the most pulse-quickening racing scenes since the heyday of Steve McQueen.” – Craig Outhier, Phoenix Tribune/Orange County Register

“ANTHONY HOPKINS GIVES ONE OF HIS MOST INGRATIATING PERFORMANCES EVER. His larger-than-life performance rivets your attention for two solid hours in this most entertaining labor of love.” – Lou Lumenick, New York Post

“**** Perhaps the most romantic hero of Hopkins’ career.” - Albuquerque Journal

“A TOTAL CHARMER. You don’t have to be a motorhead to enjoy the humor. And the concentrated beauty of Hopkins acting. Burt Munro and his Indian go the distance.” – David Elliott, San Diego Union-Tribune

“**** An old-fashioned feel good movie.” – Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel

Date for DVD release subject to change.