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Biker Boyz
Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 75 (Aug 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Orlando Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Lisa Bonet, Brendan Fehr, Larenz Tate & Kid Rock

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: 4.5
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
There are 11 deleted scenes found From The Cutting Room Floor, a 21-minute Behind The Action featurette, cast and filmmaker biographies, a photo gallery, and production notes.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): DreamWorks Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 90435
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

For some violence, sexual content, and language.
(Retail Price): $26.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 111
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/10/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Reggie Rock Bythewood
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Smoke Galloway (Fishburne) is the leader of the Black Knights motorcyle club; the biggest baddest bike rider on two wheels. The undefeated "King of Cali" will take on anyone who challenges him to a race and is afraid of no one. But when young hotshot rider Kid (Luke) forms his own renegade club, the

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a picture with richly saturated colors that are well balanced with accurate fleshtones; bold reds and blues; and deep, solid blacks. Images are sharp and detailed, with satisfying textures and clarity into backgrounds. There are many scenes that take place at night, and shadow delineation is very nicely rendered when the picture is viewed in a completely blackened room. A gritty texture is provided by film grain inherent in the source element. There is some pixelization noticed at times, and edge enhancement can occasionally be a problem. (Suzanne Hodges)

The 5.1-channel audio offers clean, top-notch fidelity. The prominent spatial element is apparently the music, with formidable holosonic