Two-Lane Blacktop

  • 1971
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Real-life rock stars Taylor and Wilson (the latter a member of the Beach Boys) are a pair of car freaks driving down the endless roads of the American Southwest in search of a race. They drive an old 1955 Chevy, using race winnings to keep the souped-up auto in shape. The pair have little to say to each other beyond car talk. At a small Arizona diner they...read more

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Two-Lane Blacktop - Official Trailer
02:29 — A story of two men drag-racing across the U.S. in a primer grey '55 Chevy. Dennis Wilson is the mechanic, James Taylor is the driver.
(Movie Clip) The Girl
The Girl (Laurie Bird), her motivations obscure, joins The Driver (James Taylor) and The Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) while they're stopped at an Arizona (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening
A dimly-lit drag race featuring The Driver (James Taylor), The Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) and intervention by the cops serves as the opening for (more…)
(Movie Clip) Burnout
After The Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) preps the car, The Driver (James Taylor) gets into his drag-race zone in the final scene from director Monte Hellma (more…)
(Movie Clip) GTO
GTO (Warren Oates) picks up a hitcher headed for Amarillo (Bill Keller) and quickly doubles the amount of dialogue spoken in the opening 20-minutes of (more…)
(Movie Clip) Maybelline
GTO (Warren Oates) is singing along with Chuck Berry's Maybelline when he picks up a hitcher with sexual intentions (Harry Dean Stanton) in director M (more…)
(Movie Clip) Is This A Game?
The Driver (James Taylor) collects The Girl (Laurie Bird), who was thinking about splitting, then offers her a driving lesson, leading to anothe (more…)
(Movie Clip) Punk Road Hogs
The Driver (James Taylor), The Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) and The Girl (Laurie Bird) have their first off-road encounter with GTO (Warren Oates) in dire (more…)
(Movie Clip) Santa Fe
The Driver (James Taylor), The Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) and The Girl (Laurie Bird) scope prospects at a Santa Fe Drive-in, eventually challenging Hot (more…)
(Movie Clip) Some Freaky Bugs
The original Me and Bobby McGee plays in the background after The Driver (James Taylor) and The Girl (Laurie Bird) discuss cicadas and GTO (Warren Oat (more…)
(Movie Clip) Take A Truce
The Mechanic (Dennis Wilson) calms tensions between race rivals GTO (Warren Oates), and The Driver (James Taylor) while The Girl (Laurie Bird) drifts (more…)

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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Real-life rock stars Taylor and Wilson (the latter a member of the Beach Boys) are a pair of car freaks driving down the endless roads of the American Southwest in search of a race. They drive an old 1955 Chevy, using race winnings to keep the souped-up au… (more)

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