Coolest Car Movies Ever

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Coolest car movies ever

Hollywood and the automobile have been a hot couple since the silent era. With "Cars 2" and "Fast Five" raking it in at the box office, the love affair is obviously still going strong. Here's a look at some of the coolest car movies ever made.

'American Graffiti'

'American Graffiti'
Released: 1973
Plot: The whole town is cruising, and a showdown is brewing between John Milner in his '32 Ford and Bob Falfa and his '55 Chevy. And let us not forget that beautiful white T-Bird driven by the mysterious blonde, and Opie's '58 Chevy.
Cast: Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Charles Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Paul Le Mat, Mackenzie Phillips, Cindy Williams, Harrison Ford, Suzanne Somers

'The Italian Job'

Released: 1969 and 2003
Plot: MINI Coopers rule!
1969 cast: Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi, Margaret Blye

'Gone in 60 Seconds'

Released: 1974 and 2000
Plot: Steal a car. Steal another car. Steal another car. Steal another car.
1974 cast: H.B. Halicki, Marion Busia, Jerry Daugirda, George Cole, Ronald Halicki

'Smokey and the Bandit'

Released: 1977
Plot: The ultimate love triangle: A woman comes between a man and his car.
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, Mike Henry, Paul Williams, Pat McCormick

'Back to the Future'

Released: 1985
Plot: Drive a DeLorean, enter a time warp.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson, Claudia Wells, Marc McClure

'The Fast and the Furious'

Released: 2001
Plot: Street racing (see videos) turns out to be more popular than some people imagined.
Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune, Chad Lindberg, Ja Rule, Thom Barry, Noel Gugliemi

'The Transporter'

Released: 2002
Plot: Jason Statham plays the strong, silent type at the wheel.
Cast: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand, Ric Young


Released: 1964
Plot: Cars have been an important element in all James Bond films, but in this one the lights shine especially bright on 007's Aston Martin.
Cast: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Fröbe, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Harold Sakata, Bernard Lee

'Grand Prix'

Released: 1966
Highlights: Won a couple of Oscars, but not for acting, writing or directing. That's a clue.
Cast: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Toshiro Mifune, Brian Bedford,
Jessica Walter

'The Dark Knight'

Released: 2009
Highlight: The Batmobile. Period.
Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman
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