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The coolest fast cars in movies

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Patrick~Nichols, Sep 1, 2001.

  1. Patrick~Nichols

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    Ron's review of the abysmal Driven on dvd raises the question of fast cars in films. If you could take your pick of a high fuel / high horsepowered car from your favorite car / car speeding / car action film on dvd,from which film/s or film character/s would you pick it from and what would you get up to in driving it.
     
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    The 1973 Ford Interceptor (modified Falcon) from Mad Max 2.
     
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    The Batmobile from "Batman"! [​IMG]
    It's fast, sexy, highly secure, and has all those cool toys.
     
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    Whatever cars were in Ronin, my favorite car chase film. Weren't they suped-up Audi S8's? The second big car chase against traffic in the tunnel is amazing.
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    I'll take a jet car (modified Ford truck) with an Oscillation Overthruster!
    BTW, I think the black Dodge Charger in The Fast and the Furious was fairly badass.
    Oh, yeah:If it looks like a poll, sounds like a poll, and smells like a poll, it's probably a poll.
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    Gee, Steve McQueen's Mustang in "Bullitt" ?
     
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    Since Greg has taken the Audi already, I'll take James Bond's BMW 750iL in Tomorrow Never Dies
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    I'll take the Hemecuda in Phantasm II.
     
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    Ah, Ronin's S8, Bond's Z8 750iL, The Family Man's Ferarri Maranello 550, Cameron Diaz's Ferarro 360Modena in Charlies Angels, The Shelby Cobra in Bad Boys, lotsa cars in Gone in 60 Seconds... thats all i can think of rightnow
     
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    I loved that tiny remote controlled car that was menacing Clint Eastwood through the streets of San Fransisco in The Dead Pool!
    And for a car with an attitude, nobody messes with 'Christine'!
    The Turbo Interceptor from The Wraith was HOT!
    But the baddest car i've ever seen is none other than Doc Brown's time traveling Delorian from Back to the Future, This sucker is nuclear!
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    Sly Stallone's car in Cobra, it was a black 49 Merc I believe. It was a mean looking machine...
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    The GTO Judge in Two Lane Blacktop. Damn, I love GTOs.
    Honorable mention goes to the Camaro in Better Off Dead.
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    The flying, time-traveling Delorean at the end of Back to the Future.
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    Stallone's car in Death Race 2000 with the huge knife sticking out the front!
    Should help with the Chicago traffic!
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    Robert Mitchum drove a hopped up '57 Ford in THUNDER ROAD. It was cool just because it was a real hotrod with Mitchum driving. Anyone wants to argue otherwise can line up with the rest of the girlies.
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  17. Inspector Hammer!

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    Here's another one, Burt Renolds and Dom Deluise's ambulance from The Cannonball Run. O.k. so it's not so hot to look at, but hey, they would have won the race if Captain Chaos hadn't stopped to save that damn puppy! [​IMG]
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    The Shelby in Gone in 60 Seconds.
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    The greatest car ever to grace film or TV will always be the original Batmobile.
    My second choice would be the 1969 Dodge Charger from the film Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974) with Peter Fonda and Susan George.
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    The Shelby in Gone in 60 Seconds.
    Agreed 100%
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