Saw Easy Rider yesterday on TV. Haven’t seen it for ten or fifteen years, and it’s great.
At the end, after the mardi gras and everything, Billy (Hopper) says: “We made it!”, meaning they have the money and the freedom, as they were aiming for.
Wyatt seems depressed: “No, we blew it.”
Billy insists that they made it, but Wyatt repeats, “We blew it. Goodnight.”
I believe that’s the last thing said in the film before the hillbillies with the shotgun shows up.
The “we blew it” echoed in my mind after the end credits, and I wonder what he meant by it.
Considering they weren’t all that sober during shooting and much of the dialog was made up along the way, perhaps nothing really was meant by it,
but what’s your thoughts?