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|30th August 2005, 16:32||#16|
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Lets see....Days of Thunder, Driven, Gone in 60 seconds, Fast and the Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Italian Job, Cannonball Run...and oh yeah!,the Transporter.
|30th August 2005, 16:33||#17|
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Hey Ajmat, your line one the W140 made me remember a movie I saw more than a decade ago. Can't remember the name or the cast, but I do remember that the guy on the run used a white W124 which he carjacked from a chick (who ofcourse ended up sleeping with him).
The whole movie had him running from the cops in the W124, with the car taking a beating but still kept running till finally it ended up on its roof in the final sequence.
Now if only I can get the name of that movie....
|30th August 2005, 16:46||#18|
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Apart from the movies mentioned above....some other....
Original Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) - 40 minute chase sequence 1973 Mustang Mach 1 the original eleanor!
Micheal Valiant - french movie on Lemans
Le Mans - Steve Mcqueen movie on the race
Grand Prix- Old 50's Formula 1 movie......great footage
climb dance - Ari goes up pikes peak
Rendevous (spelling?) - camera straped to ferrari, all out assult of Paris streets at 5 in the morning..... actual drive no movie tricks.
saw a german dubbed movie on autobahn racing , can't remember title. story pretty sh##, some good cars.
want to see - Initail D - jap drift movie, waiting for dubbed version
|30th August 2005, 16:58||#20|
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Good topic RT. 90% of my DVD Collection consists of car movies!
My favorites in no particular order:
1. Gone in 60 Seconds
3. Fast and the Furious
4. Cannonball 1 & 2 - For the Countach high-revving sound alone. Not really watched the movie beyond that initial scene.
|30th August 2005, 17:21||#24|
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'Herbie- The love bug' is just soo brilliant.
I also love Rendevous, I have a copy of that with me for now!!!!
There is little else that is cooler than an Italian sportscar screaming through 1960's Paris in the early morning, at extremely illegal speeds, going thru intersections red lights, taking corners fast, passing some landmarks. Oh I could go on and on..........
|30th August 2005, 17:46||#25|
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The fast and the furious,2 Fast 2 Furious,Gone in sixty seconds,The Italian job,Taxi
|30th August 2005, 18:09||#27|
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i don't think some people read / understood what you wrote.
anyways, my favorites from the good old days, not listed in any particular order:
the following movie(s) may not entirely be about cars but the cars do play a pivotal role. also one of themajor reasons i watched them was for the car(s).
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|30th August 2005, 18:47||#30|
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and my first ever hearthrob...the knight rider (i believe that's what made trans-ams synonymous worldwide- or at least in india) and the street hawk (i still remember the 5-4-3-2-1 blast, and those neons flashing by the rider's black visor)....i used to dream about those machines day and night for about a year or so....!!! i felt really sad (and angry) when DD took them off the air....ah, memories....
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