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Motion Pictures What's your Favorite Car Chase/Rum Runner Movies

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 38plymouth, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. 38plymouth
    Joined: Apr 11, 2008
    Posts: 420


    Days are getting shorter and evenings are getting longer. Soon going to be time for Movie Fest weekend. Need to start looking now for some older all time favorites involving rum running, bank robbery, car chases...etc.

    There's lots I have only seen bits & pieces of and never did get the name.

    So what's you're favorites. old or new !!!
  2. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 4,428

    dana barlow
    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    Thunder Road & Big Wheel:D
  3. Gator. "I call it shaky puddin" >>>>.
  4. Was just up at the house eating lunch and Gator was on the tube...watched a few minutes of it..

  5. mtlcutter
    Joined: Oct 6, 2007
    Posts: 364


    Bullitt !!!!!!!! One of the very best!
  6. Cool !! What did ya have for dessert ???? >>>>.
  7. you don't know her
  8. Fat Hack
    Joined: Nov 30, 2002
    Posts: 7,709

    Fat Hack
    from Detroit

  9. the car chase in the original "Gone in 60 Seconds"
    Joined: Dec 14, 2006
    Posts: 232


    Bad Georgia Road! The only good character in the whole movie happens to be a 70 road runner!
  11. Mr Mayo
    Joined: Aug 1, 2008
    Posts: 183

    Mr Mayo
    from Huff, ND

    "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot"
    "Dirty Mary & Crazy Larry" (or was it the other way around?)
    "Vanishing Point" (the original)
    "Used Cars"
    and just for the sheer number of 50's & 60's cars, "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"
  12. junk fiend
    Joined: Sep 16, 2008
    Posts: 430

    junk fiend

    The Blues Brothers
    The Car
    Mad Max
    not very old but have good chases
  13. junk fiend
    Joined: Sep 16, 2008
    Posts: 430

    junk fiend

    almost forgot "grindhouse: Deathproof" has a good chase at the end with a charger and a challenger.
  14. Primered Forever
    Joined: Jul 7, 2008
    Posts: 416

    Primered Forever
    from Joplin,MO

    Macon County Line
    Vanishing Point
  15. Anybody that has ever been a salesman, bought a used car or sold a used car or had a red car should watch Used of my all time favorites...
  16. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 18,097

    from California

    "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"... that movie is funny as hell and what a cast of characters. highly recommended.

    oh yeah... lots of cars too.
  17. The original Gone in 60 Seconds.
  18. The Blues Brothers

    2 Lane Blacktop

    American Graffiti

    Hot Rod
  19. lostforawhile
    Joined: Mar 23, 2008
    Posts: 4,160


    I can't believe no one mentioned Smokey and the bandit, especially since we lost Jerry this year, that and cannon ball run. They just don't make good movies like that anymore.
  20. model-a-fan
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
    Posts: 842

    from Kentucky

    The chase in the most recent Gone in 60 seconds is great as well!
  21. Hot Rods to Hell
    The Blob.....Steve McQueen and a bunch of roadsters.
    Hot Rod
    Hollywood Knights
    Eddie and the Cruisers
    The Warriors
    Rebel without a Cause
    The Californer Kid
    American Graffiti
    Two Lane Black Top
    The Lords of Flatbush
    The Wanderers
    Coupe De Ville
    The Lively Set
    Red Dawn

    Not all are car flicks, most are. I've got clips and trailer of many of them plus @ a lot of vintage racing stuff and rodding, etc. MySpace if you,ve got time to kill.
  22. bobwop
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
    Posts: 6,099


    thunder road
  23. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792

    Member Emeritus

    You beat me to it. All the others are just wishful thinking and sloppy seconds.
    Joined: Mar 23, 2006
    Posts: 440

    from Manor, TX

  25. what fenders
    Joined: Apr 26, 2005
    Posts: 204

    what fenders


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  26. hot-rod roadster
    Joined: Aug 30, 2005
    Posts: 3,027

    hot-rod roadster
    from Omaha Ne.

    Bullitt has to have one of the best car chase scenes ever. Gary
  27. MyBootsOnFire
    Joined: Mar 15, 2004
    Posts: 181


    I think most of the greats have been mentioned, i just have to add my vote...then again i am a bit biased.

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  28. thunder road is my favorite
  29. Come on!!!! No question!!!!!
    Seven Ups...
    Vanishing Point...
    French Connection...
  30. hi-jolly66
    Joined: May 24, 2008
    Posts: 38


    Heres my list of favs:
    American Graffiti : The cars and the Milner ,not much else to say.
    More American Graffiti: Just for the Milner Fremont drag experience.
    Moon Runners: this is the movie The Dukes of Hazard is loosely based on.
    White Lighting: Bo Hopkins and Burt great chase scenes
    Smokey and the Bandit: Buford T and the Laughs
    Bikini Beach: Ivo in the Monkey costume the GBP, ShowBoat all fours smokin.
    The Lively Set: The Cars are the stars
    The Hollywood knights: great cars and great laughs!

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