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Old 07-14-2017, 07:06 PM
 
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My list would be:

Back to the future

Christine

License to drive

Road Warrior

Gran Torino

Motorama
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Old 07-14-2017, 09:55 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Well I say Mad Max over Road Warrior... they were more cars & less stuntmobiles for my money.
No French Connection? C'mon...

The French film: Wages of Fear or it's Hollywood remake Sorcerer need to be on that list.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTrNtrIQVdo


Was Smokey & the Bandit on the list? Should be.

Locke should be mentioned since virtually the entire film is the great Tom Hardy sitting behind the wheel as he drives home & his life falls apart with each successive call on his cell phone, could've been boring or pretentious since all the "action" happens in Hardy's character.

Two For the Road's cars are as much characters in the film as is Bond's Aston Martin in Goldfinger, in fact I think they are given detailed credits at the end.

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Old 07-14-2017, 10:05 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Hetbie goes to Monte Carlo
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Old 07-15-2017, 12:38 AM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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The Top 10 list also mentions the remake of Gone in 60 Seconds. And I thought the remake was awful.

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Agreed. The original should have been in the top ten, not that abhorrent piece of garbage remake -- bah!
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Old 07-15-2017, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Baker City, Oregon
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Previously mentioned, VANISHING POINT.

Also should be included, TWO LANE BLACKTOP, starring Dennis Wilson and James Taylor and a wonderful stripped down '55 Chevy that recently sold for $145,000.00 at a Barrett Jackson auction.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wyy6BhGpqXk

Also starring Warren Oates.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7CM...0&spfreload=10
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Old 07-18-2017, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Central TX
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No Gumball Rally? Please.
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Old 07-20-2017, 01:59 PM
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Tarantino's 'Deathproof' is one of my favorites, if only for the way Tarantino toys with our emotions regarding the girls and their friendship...and then they meet Kurt Russel.
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Old 07-25-2017, 01:40 PM
 
Location: The Commonwealth of Virginia
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American Graffiti had some great car scenes. And The Driver, with Ryan O'Neal as a contracted getaway driver for bank robbers had some great car chase scenes.

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Old 07-25-2017, 03:27 PM
 
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Deathrace 2000
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Old 07-25-2017, 07:40 PM
 
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Deathrace 2000
I like the remake with Jason Statham. The original with Sly Stalone...not so much.
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