i fought the law

Gangsters, thieves, bikers and banned filmmakers: what makes a cinematic outlaw?


  • Gun Crazy: Deadly Is the Female in a Man’s World
  • Yippee O kay yay! Ride ‘em bikeboy!! – The Biker Flicks
  • Tokyo Decadence: Nagisa Ôshima’s In the Realm of the Senses
  • The Law of the Gun: The Vigilante in US Cinema
  • Frog Masks and Blind Killers: The Edgar Wallace Films
  • Fight the Power: Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song

Alter Ego:

  • John Sinclair Plays Himself

Reel Sounds:

  • Folk the Law


See all Themes & Directors covered in Electric Sheep Magazine

Theme image - I Fought The Law

Illustration by James Stringer