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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Elizabeth's dad » Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:28 pm

Gone in 60 Seconds (original) or Fear is the Key

Nice homage to Bullit here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEMm8opT7Ro


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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Coupe Racing » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:10 pm

Ronin


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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Coupe Racing » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:13 pm

Blues Brothers just for being silly


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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Crowther » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:29 pm

Bourne Identity - partly for the Mini, mostly because it starts with the driver asking the owner whether the car is well maintained.


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Post by philynnbob » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:30 pm

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Post by toolmanchris » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:46 pm

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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Corky » Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:06 pm

I always love watching "The Italian Job" . The original version of course !

But being a child brought up in the 1970's, the cop shows of the era all had some great car chases in them:- Kojak, Starsky and Hutch, The Sweeney, The Professionals, and stretching it a bit; The Return of the Saint, The Dukes of Hazard, CHiPs etc etc etc...
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Post by toolmanchris » Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:50 pm

Plenty of piled up cardboard boxes knocked over in them lol


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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by tanuki » Wed Nov 30, 2016 5:52 pm

Not exactly a chase ... just a free run at 5:30 am in Paris, 1976
The famous "C'etait un rendez-vous" by Claude Lelouch:
https://vimeo.com/92541091

Not a GoPro quality, but that adds to the suspense - will he get a bloody pigeon ? - when you watch it for the first time :lol:
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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Oldconn » Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:02 pm

Watched that a couple of years ago, Fred! :D Great sequence when he passes under the archway with a blind exit! I suppose you know the myth which surrounds the making of that?


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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by tanuki » Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:46 pm

Oldconn wrote:Watched that a couple of years ago, Fred! :D Great sequence when he passes under the archway with a blind exit! I suppose you know the myth which surrounds the making of that?
I am afraid that there are several myths and questions around this film, Ian ... still a nice piece of movie, even if just for the questions raised :wink:
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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by Terry H » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:02 pm

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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by RockerPhill » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:24 pm

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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by mn757 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:10 pm

Posted before, but for anyone who hasn't seen it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBbLDCQeaBo

Personally, filmwise, i'd go for Ronin :)


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Re: Best film car chase - ?

Post by scimjim » Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:33 pm

I find Bullit overrated? Blues Brothers or the cannonball run for laughs, vanishing point for social undertones. I think convoy is stretching the rules and top gun wasn't much of a chase (although Kelly McGillis in a 356 speedster (rep)?) :-) so I'll go with smokey and the bandit


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