Bicycle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bicycle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, weird and talky films and TV shows about / with bicycle, riding a bicycle, youth, storytelling, friendship, coming of age, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
bicycle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bicycle: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), Wadjda (2012), Quicksilver (1986), Beijing Bicycle (2001), BMX Bandits (1983), Premium Rush (2012), Frivolous Lola (1998), The French Dispatch (2021), Amanda (2018).

List of bicycle movies

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: alien, friendship, benign alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, halloween, children, alien contact, empathy, stranded, bicycle, boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The eccentric and childish Pee-wee Herman embarks on a big adventure when his beloved bicycle is stolen. Armed with information from a fortune-teller and a relentless obsession with his prized possession, Pee-wee encounters a host of odd characters ...
Style: road movie, funny, surreal, humorous, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bicycle, man child, road trip, surrealism, nightmare, chase, hitchhiker, tour guide, family, adventure, postmodernism, truck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austin texas, texas, california, usa
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Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, talky, stylized, feminist film, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, islam, bicycle, muslim girl, muslim, school, gender, dreams, children, troublemaker, religious fanatic, hijab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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Quicksilver (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Casey ('Kevin Bacon' )used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles to avoid ...
Style: twists and turns, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bicycle, stock market, murder, bicycle race, father son relationship, attempted murder, guilt, drug dealer, riches to rags, money, riding a bicycle, wall street ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, new york, usa, new jersey
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Beijing Bicycle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age.
Style: emotional, compassionate, harsh, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bicycle, gang, unlikely friendships, delivery, fish out of water, teenage life, down on your luck, disorder, buddies, life is a bitch, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, beijing china, tokyo, new jersey, asia
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BMX Bandits (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, bicycle, riding a bicycle, teenage girl, heist, robbery, adventure, buddies, teenage life, crimes, hostage, breaking the law ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, delivery, organized crime, bicycle, police corruption, corruption, chinese immigrant, justice, conspiracy, life turned upside down, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, china, new jersey ...
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Frivolous Lola (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story takes place in northern Italy in the 1950's. Lola and Masetto are about to get married. Masetto wants to keep Lola as a virgin until they are married. But Lola is impatient to remain in chastity until the wedding night. She wants to ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sex comedy, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexploitation, exhibitionism, voyeurism, erotica, sex scene, sexual attraction, bicycle, wedding, skinny dipping, desire, prostitute, nude model ...
Time: 50s
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The French Dispatch (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.
Style: touching, sentimental, funny, light, realistic ...
Plot: journalist, painter, artist, chef, magazine, bicycle, older woman teenage boy relationship, police, prostitute, journalism, female nudity, love and romance ...
Time: post world war two, 70s, year 1975
Place: kansas, france
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Amanda (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old David lives in the moment. He juggles a variety of different odd jobs and continues to put off – just for a while longer – the time to make more serious decisions. This solitary daydreamer succumbs to the charm of Lena, a newly ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of mother, orphan, bicycle, rabbit, terrorist attack, little girl, taxi, train station, white rabbit, miniature golf, tennis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, london
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Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, coming of age, working class, friendship, bicycle, underdog, teenager, bicycle race, riding a bicycle, teenage life, small town, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, new jersey, california, usa
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Rad (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A BMX racer who lives in a small town with his mother and sister is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SAT's in order to attend college.
Style: semi serious, captivating, disturbing, touching, feel good ...
Plot: underdog, teenage protagonist, human spirit, bicycle, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, sabotage, bicycle race, businessman, love interest ...
Time: 80s
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Golden Boy (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: Golden Boy is a Japanese manga series by Tatsuya Egawa about a 25-year-old freeter, pervert, and "travelling student" named Kintaro Oe. The manga was originally serialized in Shueisha's Super Jump starting in 1992, with the first ...
Style: ecchi, clever, humorous, sex comedy, sexy ...
Plot: lust, bicycle, sexual perversion, adventure, youth, looking for sex, womanizer, female boss, sexual humor, sensuality, father daughter relationship, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, lgbt cinema, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, summer, love, homosexual, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, teenage boy, gay couple, first love ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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The Flying Scotsman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of amateur cyclist Graeme Obree, who breaks the world one-hour record on a bike he made out of washing machine parts.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, inspirational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, human spirit, cyclist, bicycle, scot, race, underdog, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
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Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling.
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyclist, bicycle, riding a bicycle, doping, steroids, male objectification, drug abuse, athlete's life, sport, society, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, monster, small town, telekinesis, super powers, supernatural power, government conspiracy, experiment, friendship, parallel world, parallel universe, boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century, future
Place: indiana, usa, ussr
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Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: thought provoking, depressing, captivating, realistic, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, drug addict, sex, teenage life, high school, youth, drugs, sexuality, strong sexual content, school, lgbt, mental illness ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
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It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, epic, suspense ...
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, clown, evil, fear, creature, good versus evil, panic, carnival, murder, haunted house, asthma ...
Time: year 1989, 2010s, 80s, year 2016
Place: maine, usa, new york, los angeles
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The Postman (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, sexy, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, island, friendship, poetry, poet, postman, communism, writers, letter, bicycle, nobel prize winner, exile ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century
Place: italy, argentina, naples italy, europe
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Super Dark Times (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.
Style: suspense, slasher, bleak, captivating, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, teenager, murder, nightmare, marijuana, sword, katana, police, neighbor, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, year 1996
Place: new york, new york state
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Collateral Beauty (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Style: twist ending, sad, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: death, loss, anguish, life philosophy, grief, husband wife relationship, christmas, group therapy, father daughter relationship, christmas eve, ex husband ex wife relationship, anger ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, usa, new york
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And Soon the Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, friendship, torture, rescue, murder, missing friend, bicycle, psychopath, confined, isolation, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, harsh, intense ...
Plot: world war two, hitler, suicide, war, nazi, nazism, third reich, holocaust, national socialism, ss, loyalty, downfall ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland, prague ...
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The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: melancholic, sexy, emotional, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, first love, older woman younger man sex, sex, coming of age, sexual relations, nazi, sexuality, older woman teenage boy sex, secret, world war two ...
Time: year 1988, year 1958, year 1980, post world war two, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, west berlin west germany, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, love triangle, young lovers, unfulfilled love, marriage, separation, pregnancy, first love, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1963 ...
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, normandy, europe
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Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Style: sad, touching, uplifting, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: childhood, coming of age, first love, haunted by the past, movie theatre, nostalgia, filmmaking, friendship, village, flashback, blind man, breast feeding ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, sicily, rome italy, europe
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Beyond Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Beyond Silence is about a family and a young girl’s coming of age story. This German film looks into the lives of the deaf and at a story about the love for music. A girl who has always had to translate speech into sign language for her deaf ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, musician, sign language, deaf mute, deaf, mute or deaf, audition, bicycle, love, deafness, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: berlin germany, germany, argentina, tokyo, italy
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Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life: he lives with his brother and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay teenager, teddy bear, toy comes to life, brother brother relationship, high school, gay best friend, self mutilation, gay brother, surrealism, gay, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Margaret (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.
Style: psychological, emotional, enigmatic, melancholic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, high school, mother daughter relationship, life philosophy, redemption, character study, investigation, life is a bitch, youth, haunted by the past, teenage life, road accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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