Saturday, September 15, 2007

Top 10 Best Car Movies

Typically, a movie stars an actor and his leading lady. But with amazing cars around the corner, they have proven that they can also take the lead role with the lead actor or actress.

Let me give share this list I got from where some extraordinaire vehicles shared the lead role of Hollywood stars that they eventually became Hollywood Star Cars:

1. American Graffiti (1973)
Stars: Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford
Star cars: 1932 Ford coupe, 1955 Chevy, 1958 Chevy Impala, 1951 Mercury coupe, 1956 Ford Thunderbird
Quote: "I'll love and protect this car until death do us part."

2. The Blues Brothers (1980)
Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd
Star car: The Bluesmobile — 1974 Dodge Monaco
Quote: "It's got a cop motor, a 440-cubic-inch plant; it's got cop tires, cop suspension, cop shocks. It's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas. What do you say — is it the new Bluesmobile or what?"

3. Cars (2006)
Stars: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Richard Petty
Star cars: Porsche Carrera, Hudson Hornet, Willys MB, Ford Model T, Volkswagen microbus.
Quote: "Turn right to go left! Guess what? I tried it, and you know what, this crazy thing happened. I went right!"

4. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Stars: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel
Star cars: Mitsubishi Eclipse, Toyota Supra, Honda Civic, Mazda RX-7, Dodge Charger R/T, Volkswagen Jetta
Quote: "I live my life a quarter-mile at a time."

5. Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Stars: H.B. (Toby) Halicki
Star cars: Many, including a certain Ford Mustang Fastback named Eleanor.
Quote: "I bet five more cars have been stolen in just the time I've been here."

6. Grand Prix (1966)
Stars: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint
Star cars: 1960s Formula 1 racecars
Quote: "There is no terrible way to win. There is only winning."

7. The Gumball Rally (1976)
Stars: Michael Sarrazin, Gary Busey, Raul Julia
Star cars: Shelby 427 Cobra, Ferrari 365 GTS/4 Daytona, Porsche 911 Targa, Camaro Z/28, Dodge Polara
Quote: "And now my friend, the first rule of Italian driving: What's behind me is not important."

8. Mad Max (1979)
Star: Mel Gibson
Star car: Australian Ford Falcon
Quote: "Look, any longer out on that road and I'm one of them, a terminal psychotic — except that I've got this bronze badge that says that I'm one of the good guys."

9. Thunder Road (1958)
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry
Star cars: 1950 Ford coupe, 1957 Ford Fairlane
Quote: "That hard-headed hillbilly has caused us enough trouble already. Now tonight we're going to take him out. And I mean really out."

10. Vanishing Point (1971)
Stars: Barry Newman, Cleavon Little
Star car: 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T
Quote: "And there goes the Challenger, being chased by the blue, blue meanies on wheels."


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