The Loveless is a 1982 American outlaw biker drama film written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and Monty Montgomery. It is an independent film and stars Willem Dafoe and musician Robert Gordon, who also did the music for the film. The film has been compared to The Wild One.
A motorcycle gang that causes trouble in a small southern town.
Willem Dafoe... Vance
Robert Gordon... Davis
Marin Kanter... Telena
Danny Rosen... Ricky
J. Don Ferguson... Tarver
Production on The Loveless began on September 22, 1980 and the entire shoot took just 22 days. The resources of MoMa's Film Study Center were utilised by Bigelow to create the aesthetic of the film. The title of the film changed twice, originally titled U.S 17, then Breakdown, then The Loveless.
The film has an 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 9 reviews from critics.
"The Loveless" on Charmed Life (Billy Idol album) may reference the film.