From the inspiring true story of extreme sports legend John Buultjens, THE RIDE follows John McCord, an athletically gifted youth who triumphs over a troubled upbringing. After a violent, racially-charged incident lands John (Shane Graham) in juvenile detention, he is finally placed with an unlikely set of foster parents, Eldridge ('Ludacris') and Marianna Buultjens (Sasha Alexander), an interracial couple who want to provide a fresh start for the tormented youth.
Eldridge makes it his mission to overcome the challenges of John’s white supremacist upbringing and slowly begins to forge a relationship through his foster son’s fascination with extreme sports by giving John his first bike. Rooted by this newfound passion, the family builds a bond of mutual respect, love and together they speed toward BMX glory and ultimately, redemption.
THE RIDE exclusively on Prime Video beginning November 13, 2020
Directed by Alex Ranarivelo Written by J.R. Reher & Jean Marie Sobeck, Hadeel Reda, Alex Ranarivelo Based on Life of John Buultjens Starring Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Shane Graham and Sasha Alexander