Film poster
Directed byGreydon Clark
Written byGreydon Clark
Produced byMike MacFarland
StarringWm. J. Beaudine
Mel Ferrer
Stephen McNally
Darby Hinton
Ralph Meeker
Neville Brand
CinematographyDean Cundey
Edited byEarl Watson
Music byGerald Lee
Distributed byDimension Pictures
Release date
  • 1978 (1978)
Running time
90 min.
CountryUnited States

Hi-Riders is a 1978 action film written and directed by Greydon Clark.[1]


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Mark and Lynn (Darby Hinton and Diana Peterson) are drawn into acts of hatred and revenge after trying to collect on a bet with a "Hi-Rider," a drag-racing car club known for "jacking up" the rears of their cars much higher than stock. When a local "hothead" challenges the club to a race, both drivers are killed in a spectacular explosion. The local boy's father vows revenge, and an action-filled chase through town ensues between the Hi-Riders and the local henchman.


The film was released theatrically in the United States by Dimension Pictures in 1978.

The film was released on a double feature DVD with Clark's The Bad Bunch by VCI Home Entertainment in 2010.


  1. ^ "Hi-Riders". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2013-02-16.