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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unbelievable! Speed Demons!, 11 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
I was lucky enough to see a preview screening of this film about The Dunlop Dynasty of road racers and oh my god I was blown away! This is honestly one of the most emotional and exhilarating sports documentaries I have ever seen. These Road Racers take their lives in their hands every time they race...and they race a lot every year. Some of the footage is incredible (200mph racing on narrow country roads). The talking heads are brilliant too, you get a real insight into the behind the scenes set up of road racing champions like Joey and Robert Dunlop and the nice thing is the film also focusses a lot on the new breed of Dunlops coming though the ranks (Michael and William). Both of whom are taking the Road Racing circuit by storm at the moment. Michael has just won 4 of the 5 races he entered in this year's Isle of Man TT...

Seriously, if you enjoyed TT3D: Closer to the Edge you will love this film. If you like motorbikes, if you like motor sport, if you like speed and in all honesty if you just appreciate top level sport - I cannot recommend this documentary enough! It is truly a masterpiece of film making!
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As good as Senna!, 30 May 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
This is a FANTASTIC film! Documenting two generations of the Dunlops, the film is packed with intense racing scenes, fast bikes and raw emotion which grips you throughout. I would highly recommend this, even if you don't have a lot of knowledge about motor racing. Brilliantly shot and Liam Neeson as a narrator is inspired. Wonderful.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Most emotional film I've ever seen., 13 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
Towards the end, I was actually shaking with emotion. I needed to cry uncontrollably, and was fighting to hold onto some degree of composure. Even if you're not into road racing, it's utterly enthralling.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great film, wow! Whether a biking fan or not..., 12 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
Loved this film, was lucky to get to see early....my in-laws are from the Isle of Man where TT races are, and I do ride a bike myself, but none of that is relevant - I saw it with 3 friends and also my son, who all loved it. It's an amazing story of the 2 lots of brothers, and the action really keeps you hooked - don't think my eyes left the screen once! Up there with Closer the edge and Rush which I also enjoyed recently.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible, moving (yes, double entendre) movie..., 17 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
One of the most amazing sports documentaries released this year - this is one of the best motorsports films ever seen! Up there with Senna, One Night in Turin, TT3D and Fire in Babylon. Obviously, motorcycle road racing is the most dangerous of all sports. These guys are maniacs at best. Ireland and the Isle of Man are two of the few places in the world where the sport still survives. Powerfully and perfectly narrated by Liam Neeson, it's a heartbreaking and adrenaline-fuelled tale of a family who have dominated road racing for over thirty years: Robert and Joey Dunlop and Robert's sons, William and Michael. Highly recommended!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars BAFTA Worthy, 11 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Road [Blu-Ray] (Blu-ray)
Caught this earlier in the month and absolutely loved it. Very rare a documentary has had me hooked from beginning to end, but this is an example pf fact being more extraordinary than fiction. A very important film which I hope gets recognised at the BAFTAs this year
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great bike film, 29 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
Any motorsport fan should watch this film, some amazing footage and a great era of bikes and riders. You can really get a sense how on the limit these guys are and if you liked closer to the edge you will love this.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow!, 12 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
Caught the film and Q&A with the Dunlops last night in London and first thing I did when I got home was order this. Really amazing, adrenalin fuelled and above all very emotional film. Made me look at racing and the people that do it in a whole new light.

A must watch for anyone who loved TT3D: Closer to the Edge and Senna.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb action and thrills, 19 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [DVD] (DVD)
Used to ride sports bikes and this is as close as it gets to riding again!
Makes you realise what skills and utter nerves of steel these guys have.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WOW ! WHAT A FILM !, 16 Jun 2014
This review is from: Road [Blu-Ray] (Blu-ray)
I can't speak highly enough of this film. It really has got everything, thrills and spills, drama, and very very emotional. I dragged my wife along to see it and she loved it as well ! Isle of Man here we come !
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