Wild Hogs

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Wild Hogs (Touchstone Movie)

“Wild Hogs” is a comedy film released in 2007, directed by Walt Becker. The movie features an ensemble cast, including Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, William H. Macy, Marisa Tomei, and others.

The story follows a group of middle-aged friends living in a suburban town, who feel stuck in their routine lives and long for adventure and excitement. Doug Madsen (played by Tim Allen), Woody Stevens (played by John Travolta), Bobby Davis (played by Martin Lawrence), and Dudley Frank (played by William H. Macy) decide to embark on a motorcycle road trip to escape their mundane existence and rediscover their sense of adventure.

As the friends hit the open road on their motorcycles, they encounter a series of humorous and misadventures, including run-ins with a biker gang led by Jack (played by Ray Liotta) and an encounter with a small-town sheriff (played by Stephen Tobolowsky).

“Wild Hogs” is known for its lighthearted humor, fish-out-of-water scenarios, and the camaraderie among the main characters. The film celebrates the spirit of friendship, self-discovery, and the idea that it’s never too late to reinvent oneself.

While “Wild Hogs” received mixed reviews from critics, it found success at the box office, appealing to audiences who enjoy a fun and entertaining road trip comedy with a mix of action and heartfelt moments.

The film serves as a touchstone for viewers seeking an amusing and enjoyable escape into the world of middle-aged men seeking adventure and camaraderie, and the laughter that ensues when their plans don’t quite go as expected.

Additional Details


  • Tim Allen: Doug Madsen
  • John Travolta: Woody Stevens
  • Martin Lawrence: Bobby Davis
  • William H. Macy: Dudley Frank
  • Ray Liotta: Jack
  • Marisa Tomei: Maggie
  • Kevin Durand: Red
  • M. C. Gainey: Murdock
  • Jill Hennessy: Kelly Madsen
  • Dominic Janes: Billy Madsen
  • Tichina Arnold: Karen Davis
  • Stephen Tobolowsky: Sheriff Charley
  • Jason Sklar: Deputy Earl Dooble
  • Randy Sklar: Deputy Buck Dooble
  • John C. McGinley: Highway Patrolman
  • Peter Fonda: Damien Blade


  • Director: Walt Becker
  • Producers: Todd Lieberman, Brian Robbins and Michael Tollin
  • Writer: Brad Copeland

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