Ten Valuable Easy Rider (1969) Movie Posters & CollectiblesFitness Gear & Equipment
Columbia Pictures' Easy Rider came to movie theaters in 1969. Directed by Dennis Hopper and starring Peter Fonda, Hopper and Jack Nicholson, Easy Rider tells the story of two restless bikers who hit the road and discover America's counterculture of the late 1960s. Made for a paltry $400,000, Easy Rider debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on May 8, 1969, becoming a huge box-office hit and earning two Academy Award nominations for Best Story & Screenplay (Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern) and Best Supporting Actor (Nicholson).
Here are ten valuable Easy Rider movie posters and collectibles that are sure to interest movie memorabilia collectors. "They'll talk to ya and talk to ya and talk to ya about individual freedom. But they see a free individual, it's gonna scare 'em." - Jack Nicholson as alcoholic lawyer George Hanson
Easy Rider One Sheet Style A Movie Poster
A one sheet style A movie poster (27x41-inches) in very fine- condition sold at auction for $388.38. Easy Rider was filmed in California, New Mexico, Arizona and Louisiana.
Easy Rider one sheet style A poster $388.38
Easy Rider One Sheet Style C Movie Poster
A one sheet style C movie poster (27x41-inches) in fine/very fine condition brought $262.90 at auction. Rip Torn was originally cast as George Hanson, a role which then went to Jack Nicholson.
Easy Rider Movie Pressbook
An uncut movie pressbook in fine/very fine condition sold at auction for $26. Easy Rider's entire promotional campaign is featured within its pages.
Easy Rider 30x40 Movie Poster
A 30x40-inch movie poster in fine condition brought $167.30 at auction. The poster features a thumbs-up review from the influential Hollywood trade paper Variety.
Easy Rider Italian Photobusta Movie Poster
An Italian photobusta movie poster (18x26-inches) in fine/very fine condition brought $36 at auction. Easy Rider came to Italy on October 9, 1969.
Easy Rider Italian photobusta poster $36
Easy Rider Movie Stills
A collection of ten original 8x10-inch black-and-white movie stills in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $119.50.
Easy Rider Japanese B2 Movie Poster
A Japanese B2 movie poster (20x28-inches) in very fine+ condition brought $286.80 at auction. Easy Rider debuted in Japan on January 31, 1970.
Easy Rider Czech Movie Poster
A Czech movie poster (22x32-inches) in very fine condition sold at auction for $37. The now-infamous music producer Phil Spector plays a drug dealer in Easy Rider.
Easy Rider Czech poster $37
Easy Rider Lobby Cards
A collection of seven lobby cards (11x14-inches) in very fine+ condition brought $218.50 at auction. Moviegoers in 1969 might have encountered these gems on display in theater lobbies.
Easy Rider lobby cards $218.50
Easy Rider 1972 Reissue One Sheet Movie Poster
Columbia Pictures re-released Easy Rider in 1972. A 1972 reissue one sheet poster (27x41-inches) in very fine condition fetched a top bid of $776.75 at auction. Talk about reality, as Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson actually smoke marijuana on camera.
Easy Rider 1972 reissue one sheet poster $776.75
Easy Rider Movie Memorabilia & Top Image
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Easy Rider lobby card featuring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson in very fine condition $35
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