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Top Ten car Films

Bullitt​
Bullitt​

The 2008 Mustang Bullitt recalls the movie car right down to the Dark Highland Green paint and lack of exterior badges, scoops, and spoilers. The only visible identification is the word “Bullitt” dropped into a gun-sight graphic in the center of the decklid.

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Vanishing ​Point​
Vanishing ​Point​

In 2014, Time Out polled several film critics, directors, actors and stunt actors to list their top action films. Vanishing Point was listed at 70th place on this list. Legacy Film. Steven Spielberg named it as one of his favorite films.

Gone in 60 ​Seconds​
Gone in 60 ​Seconds​

Gone in 60 Seconds (also known as Gone in Sixty Seconds) is a 2000 American action heist film, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, Vinnie Jones, and Will Patton.

Smokey and ​the Bandit​
Smokey and ​the Bandit​

Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 American action comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry. The film was the directorial debut of stuntman Hal Needham. It inspired several other trucking films, including two sequels, Smokey and the Bandit II and Smokey and the Bandit Part 3.

Death Proof​
Death Proof​

Death Proof was released on DVD in the US on September 18, 2007, in a two-disc special edition featuring the extended version of the film, documentaries on the casting of the film, the various muscle cars and Tarantino's relationship with editor Sally Menke, trailers, and an international poster gallery.

Two-Lane ​Blacktop​
Two-Lane ​Blacktop​

Two-Lane Blacktop is a 1971 road movie directed by Monte Hellman, starring singer-songwriter James Taylor, the Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson, Warren Oates, and Laurie Bird. " Blacktop" means an asphalt road.

Ronin​
Ronin​

Ronin is a 1998 American action thriller film written by John David Zeik and David Mamet (using the pseudonym Richard Weisz) and directed by John Frankenheimer. It stars Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Sean Bean, and Jonathan Pryce.

The ​Cannonball Run​
The ​Cannonball Run​

All the cars from The Cannonball Run are listed here in this list of the iconic movie cars from the movie. These are the cars in The Cannonball Run that were utilized during the shooting of film. Some of these cars were so impressive and awesome, they played a role in the movie that was at least as important as the rest of the cast.

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The Blues ​Brothers​
The Blues ​Brothers​

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis. It stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from "The Blues Brothers" musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live.

Duel​
Duel​

Duel is a 1971 American television road thriller film written by Richard Matheson, which is based on his own short story. The film is the full-length film directing debut of American director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg. Duel stars Dennis Weaver who portrays a terrified motorist driving a Plymouth Valiant who is stalked upon remote and lonely California canyon roads by the mostly unseen driver of an unkempt 1960 Peterbilt 281 tanker truck.

Mad Max​
Mad Max​

The success of Mad Max has been credited for further opening up the global market to Australian New Wave films. The film became the first in the Mad Max series, giving rise to three sequels, Mad Max 2 (1981), Beyond Thunderdome (1985), and Fury Road (2015).

The Fast and ​the Furious​
The Fast and ​the Furious​

Although “The Fast and the Furious” franchise’s original focus was mainly on the import scene, many subsets of car culture have been included over the years. The muscle car set was well represented in the fourth film, and the 1970 Chevelle SS was a prime example.

Rush​
Rush​

Rush is a 2013 biographical sports action drama film centred on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.

Mad Max 2​
Mad Max 2​

The film became the first in the Mad Max series, giving rise to three sequels, Mad Max 2 (1981), Beyond Thunderdome (1985), and Fury Road (2015).

American ​Graffiti​
American ​Graffiti​

George Lucas’ 1973 American Graffiti is a terrific film about that transition from adolescence to adulthood and what it means to define and redefine oneself. It is a film about romantic love, about fearing what it means while simultaneously longing desperately for it.

Dirty Mary, ​Crazy Larry​
Dirty Mary, ​Crazy Larry​

Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry is a 1974 American car chase film based on the 1963 Richard Unekis novel titled The Chase (later retitled Pursuit). Directed by John Hough, the film stars Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, and Vic Morrow.

The Italian ​Job​
The Italian ​Job​

The Italian Job is a 1969 British comedy caper film, written by Troy Kennedy Martin, produced by Michael Deeley and directed by Peter Collinson. Subsequent television showings and releases on video have made it well known in the United Kingdom.

Le Mans​
Le Mans​

Le Mans is a 1971 film depicting a fictional 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race starring Steve McQueen and directed by Lee H. Katzin. It features actual footage captured during the 1970 race held the previous June. Released in June 1971 and given a G rating.

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The French ​Connection​
The French ​Connection​

The French Connection is a 1971 American crime thriller film directed by William Friedkin. The screenplay, written by Ernest Tidyman, is based on Robin Moore's 1969 non-fiction book The French Connection: A True Account of Cops, Narcotics, and International Conspiracy.

Fast Five​
Fast Five​

in Movie News; Car coordinator Dennis McCarthy is no stranger to the Fast and the Furious franchise. He was the picture car coordinator on Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious and returns for the hat-trick on Fast Five. The latest installment will feature a hefty 21 cars, including Dom Toretto's trademark Dodge Charger.

Drive​
Drive​

Along the way, it became clear to us that a “car movie,” more than anything, is a film where a car plays a key role in the way a character interacts with the world — be it as a weapon, a tool, a dream, a setting, or a metaphor. Here are the 33 greatest car movies.

source: vulture.com
The Gumball ​Rally​
The Gumball ​Rally​

It was inspired by the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash run by Brock Yates, which inspired several other films, including Cannonball (1976), Cannonball Run (1981) and Cannonball Fever (1989); as well as an actual event, the American Gumball Rally and Gumball 3000 international race.

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The ​Transporter​
The ​Transporter​

The Transporter (French: Le Transporteur) is a 2002 English-language French action film directed by Corey Yuen and Louis Leterrier (who is credited as artistic director on the project), and written by Luc Besson, who was inspired by BMW Films' The Hire series.

Christine​
Christine​

Christine (also called John Carpenter's Christine) is a 1983 American psychological horror film directed by John Carpenter and starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, and Harry Dean Stanton.

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Mad Max: ​Fury Road​
Mad Max: ​Fury Road​

Mad Max’s faithful Ford Falcon XB. Typecast in the Eighties as fiercely as Marty McFly’s De Lorean, it’s the Pursuit Special, the Interceptor, rolled to oblivion and incinerated part-way through Mad Max 2. TG review: Mad Max Fury Road. And it’s back.

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Death Race ​2000​
Death Race ​2000​

Death Race 2000 is a 1975 American action film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone. The film takes place in a dystopian American society in the year 2000, where the murderous Transcontinental Road Race has become a form of national entertainment.

The Love Bug​
The Love Bug​

The Love Bug (sometimes referred to as Herbie the Love Bug) is a 1968 American comedy film and the first in a series of films made by Walt Disney Productions that starred an anthropomorphic pearl-white, fabric-sunroofed 1963 Volkswagen racing Beetle named Herbie. It was based on the 1961 book Car, Boy, Girl by Gordon Buford.

The Driver​
The Driver​

Of course, a “car movie” can mean many things — from a racing flick to a road movie to, well, a film that’s just set among cars in general. Regardless, we thought this might be a good time to take a step back and look at some of the best car movies over the years, and to do so in an all-encompassing, inclusive way.

source: vulture.com
Death Race​
Death Race​

UPDATE:We've now got the first Death Race trailer! Almost a year ago, I had the opportunity to head out to Montreal and go behind the scenes of the new re-visioned movie "Death Race" starring Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane and yes, Joan Allen.

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Thunder ​Road​
Thunder ​Road​

Thunder Road is a black and white 1958 drama–crime film about running moonshine in the mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee in the late 1950s. It was directed by Arthur Ripley and starred Robert Mitchum, who also produced the film, co-wrote the screenplay, and is rumored to have directed much of the film himself.

The Wraith​
The Wraith​

Dodge M4S Turbo concept: basis of the Wraith Car. by Wes Roof. The Wraith (the movie) featured a mysterious character and an even more mysterious car. Executives in Hollywood started searching for something sleek and menacing, something that few people had seen before.

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Days of ​Thunder​
Days of ​Thunder​

Days of Thunder is a 1990 American sports action drama film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes, Caroline Williams, and Michael Rooker.

Back to the ​Future​
Back to the ​Future​

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox as teenager Marty McFly, who accidentally travels back in time to 1955, where he meets his future parents and becomes his mother's romantic interest.

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2 Fast 2 ​Furious​
2 Fast 2 ​Furious​

2 Fast 2 Furious marks the only film in the franchise not to feature Vin Diesel, who rejected the project in order to star in xXx (2002). The film saw a majority of shooting being done on location in Miami, and was released on June 6, 2003, grossing over $236 million worldwide from an estimated $76 million budget.

The Fast and ​the Furious: Tokyo Drift​
The Fast and ​the Furious: Tokyo Drift​

The Tokyo Drift RX-8 can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds and completes the quarter-mile in 14.9 seconds at 103.6 mph. 2006 Nissan 350Z Tokyo Drift. The 350z is the bad guy’s car. But do not judge the car by it’s driver, because this is a very cool car. You won’t see on this car any special candy-colored paint jobs or any other graphics.

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Tucker: The ​Man and His Dream​
Tucker: The ​Man and His Dream​

Development and production for Tucker: The Man and His Dream included the involvement of Tucker's children and grandchildren. Jeff Bridges was cast in the title role and, for research, studied Preston Tucker's mannerisms and movements through home movies.

Cars​
Cars​

Cars was the final Pixar film worked on by Joe Ranft who died in a car accident a year before the film's release, aged 45. The film was the second to be dedicated to his memory, after Corpse Bride (that showed the roles he had done in the other films directed by John Lasseter during the credits).

The Car​
The Car​

Cars was the final Pixar film worked on by Joe Ranft who died in a car accident a year before the film's release, aged 45. The film was the second to be dedicated to his memory, after Corpse Bride (that showed the roles he had done in the other films directed by John Lasseter during the credits).

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Need for ​Speed​
Need for ​Speed​

Need for Speed may have action/stunt director Scott Waugh (Act of Valor) behind the camera and Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul in front of the camera, but make no mistake, the real "stars" of this film are the America muscle cars and European super cars tearing up the road onscreen.

Born to Race​
Born to Race​

So, what are the best racing movies? You can also vote for each film in the car racing films list. Also, if you enjoy racing films check out Ranker's list of car chase movies.

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Senna​
Senna​

Since Senna's death, every Williams F1 car has incorporated a small Senna 'S' logo in its Formula 1 car to honour their former driver and in support of the IAS. A revised logo was featured in 2014 for the 20th anniversary of Senna's death.

Goldfinger​
Goldfinger​

Seen or featured in seven films (Goldfinger ... This is the first time the machine guns have been used in action since 1964's Goldfinger. This car is ...

Furious 7​
Furious 7​

Cars in Fast & Furious 7: 1970 Plymouth Barracuda This black muscle car is the same one that appears at the end of Furious 6 and will make its return in the seventh installment. It’s likely the vehicle has an important role because several copies of the vehicle were reportedly spotted on the Los Angeles set.

Grand Prix​
Grand Prix​

Grand Prix is a 1966 American drama film about motorsports featuring an international ensemble cast. The picture was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre and stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter and Antonio Sabàto.

Fast & Furious ​6​
Fast & Furious ​6​

FAST: Free and Secure Trade for Commercial Vehicles The Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program is a commercial clearance program for known low-risk shipments entering the United States from Canada and Mexico.

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The Great ​Race​
The Great ​Race​

If you want more awesome movie ideas; then check out our lists of best drama movies, best action movies on Netflix and best comedies on Netflix. A lot of times top car brands are showcased in these films. So, what are the best racing movies? You can also vote for each film in the car racing films list.

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Corvette ​Summer​
Corvette ​Summer​

Check out this 1973 Chevrolet Corvette equipped with an L48 350 engine and turbo 350 automatic transmission, featured in the 1978 movie Corvette Summer. Read more about it in Corvette Fever Magazine. Check out this 1973 Chevrolet Corvette equipped with an L48 350 engine and turbo 350 automatic transmission, featured in the 1978 movie Corvette Summer.

The Spy Who ​Loved Me​
The Spy Who ​Loved Me​

The Spy Who Loved Me is a 1977 British-American spy film, the tenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond. Barbara Bach and Curt Jürgens co-star. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and the screenplay was written by Christopher Wood and Richard Maibaum.

Repo Man​
Repo Man​

Repo Man garnered widespread praise upon its release, and is widely considered to be one of the best films of 1984. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 98% approval rating based on 44 reviews, with an average rating of 8/10.