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I bet you have seen Easy Rider (1969) by Dennis Hoper, an iconic road movie. The plot of the film seems to be quite simple and it depicts a trip of two friends traveling around America. They are hippies and they are quite independent. Not many appreciated it at the time. Independence? No, never! It was the initial idea of the creators to show the social differences existing in America of the 1960s. America is depicted as pretty traditional and conservative country where people do not accept independence and freedom in a manner declared by hippies. By the way the film gained its recognition due to use of real marijuana and uncensored depiction of nudity and sex. Supposedly Easy Rider was a “touchstone for a generation”. I think that this movie is still iconic and relevant even today.

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