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Run Time: 1:50:00
Producer: Dreamworks Pictures
Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood
Writer: Michael Gougis, Craig Fernandez, Reggie Rock Bythewood
Key Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Orlando Jones


Biker Boyz is based on a 1999 article of the same name by freelance journalist Michael Gougis for the now defunct alternative weekly publication, the New Times. Gougis reported on the world of African-American motorcycle clubs in Southern California, and the “Biker Boyz” feature was a tour of that world, guided by Manuel “Pokey” Galloway, the president of Valiant Riders of Pasadena, California.

The film features an ensemble cast including Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Meagan Good, Djimon Hounsou, Brendan Fehr, Rick Gonzalez, Larenz Tate, Terrence Howard, Orlando Jones, Salli Richardson, and Kid Rock. It also features Lisa Bonet and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

Biker Boyz was released on January 31, 2003 in the United States by DreamWorks Pictures, received generally unfavorable reviews, and was a box-office failure.

* If anyone finds a copy of the New Times LA feature by Michael Gougis, please send it our way!


A son of the leader of a legendary urban biker gang tries to retain his championship street drag racing title.

A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son, this is the story of Manuel “Smoke” Galloway, also known as “the King of Cali”, the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who exchange their suits and ties at night and on weekends for leather outfits and motorcycle helmets. The focus of this story takes place at an annual drag-racing event in Fresno, as Manuel tries to retain his championship title.


Watch the FULL FILM on Amazon

Read more Los Angeles Times, 2003

Read ‘Bridge‘, by Michael Gougis



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