Cars on Film (Stand Out Cars become Characters in the movie)by glowinthedarkscars | created - 07 Oct 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Excluding Racing Related Type Movies.. ie. Cannonball Run, Gumball Rally, Death Race, Fast and Furious etc. Excluding Prototype one of a kind cars List is in no particular order
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1. Vanishing Point (1971)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops.
70 Challenger R/T
2. Christine (1983)
R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.
Votes: 64,014 | Gross: $21.20M
’58 Fury, ’68 Charger, ’67 Camaro
3. Death Proof (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Thriller
Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.
70 Chevy Nova , 70 Dodge Challenger , 69 Charger
4. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
R | 102 min | Drama
2 men drag-racing across the U.S., in a '55 Chevy. Dennis Wilson's the mechanic, James Taylor's the driver.
55 Chevy and 70 GTO - technically a racing movie but more drama than racing in my opinion
5. The Car (1977)
PG | 96 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A small desert town is terrorized by a powerful, seemingly possessed car, and the local sheriff may be the only one who can stop it.
1971 Lincoln Continental Mark III black coupe
6. Mad Max (1979)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Votes: 177,775 | Gross: $8.75M
’73 Ford Falcon Coupe
7. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich community escape a horde of bandits.
Votes: 155,538 | Gross: $12.47M
’73 Ford Falcon Coupe
8. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle... See full summary »
’66 Impala, ’69 Charger
9. Bellflower (2011)
R | 106 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa".
Votes: 7,340 | Gross: $0.17M
72 Buick Skylark
10. Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
PG | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one is in the bag - thereby, the police precipitate in a desperate car chase against Pace and his Eleanor across Southern California.
Votes: 7,708 | Gross: $40.00M
’73 Ford Mustang Mach 1
11. Bullitt (1968)
M/PG | 114 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.
Votes: 55,598 | Gross: $42.30M
’68 Mustang GT 390, ’68 Charger
12. American Graffiti (1973)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Votes: 75,196 | Gross: $115.00M
’32 Ford, ’55 Chevy, ’58 Chevy
13. Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
PG | 88 min | Drama
Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.
Votes: 418 | Gross: $35.00M
14. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
PG | 96 min | Action, Comedy
The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over state lines, in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff.
Votes: 41,241 | Gross: $126.74M
77 Trans Am
15. The Driver (1978)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A getaway driver becomes the latest assignment for a tenacious detective.
Votes: 12,533 | Gross: $4.91M
Chevy pickup, ’76 Trans Am
16. Goldfinger (1964)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
While investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
Votes: 159,528 | Gross: $51.08M
1963 Aston Martin DB5
17. The Last American Hero (1973)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport
A young hellraiser quits his moonshine business to try to become the best NASCAR racer the south has ever seen.
67 Mustang.. technically a racing movie but more family drama than racing in my opinion
18. The Wraith (1986)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Horror, Romance
After a young man is murdered by a road-racing gang of motor-heads, a mysterious fast-driving spirit descends from the sky to take revenge.
Votes: 13,166 | Gross: $3.50M
1986 Dodge Daytona Turbo Z, 77 Pontiac Firebird , 66 Plymouth Barracuda
19. Eat My Dust (1976)
PG | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Darlene's into going fast, Hoover's into Darlene, but when they both get into a red-hot race car, the reckless fun accelerates into a trunk-full of hot pursuits.
20. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
R | 109 min | Comedy
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Votes: 105,485 | Gross: $0.20M
1964 Lincoln Sedan
21. Wheels of Terror (1990 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A small town is terrorized by an unknown stranger who kidnaps and abuses little girls. When her only child is kidnapped right in front of her, the schoolbus driver begins the desperate ... See full summary »
'71 & '74 Dodge Charger
22. The Hearse (1980)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A girl is haunted by a phantom hearse, which she believes is connected to her departed aunt, a witch with a bad reputation in town.
1951 Packard Funeral Coach
23. John Wick (2014)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An ex-hit-man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that killed his dog and took everything from him.
Votes: 463,679 | Gross: $43.04M
1969 Mach 1 Mustang
24. The Evil Dead (1981)
NC-17 | 85 min | Horror
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Votes: 170,798 | Gross: $2.40M
1973 Oldsmobile Delta 88
25. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 673,223 | Gross: $148.10M
1972 Gran Torino
26. Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
Votes: 18,426 | Gross: $0.11M
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL gullwing ( these cars were only made from 1954-1957).. not sure of the actual year model used in the movie
27. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
Votes: 911,923 | Gross: $70.10M
PUSSY WAGON 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Silverado Fleetside.. Yes, technically a truck but i thought it was worth including
28. The Green Hornet (2011)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.
Votes: 149,051 | Gross: $98.78M
1965 Chrysler Imperial Crown
29. Wayne's World (1992)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music
Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.
Votes: 133,800 | Gross: $121.70M
1976 AMC Pacer
30. Dazed and Confused (1993)
R | 102 min | Comedy
The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.
Votes: 147,826 | Gross: $7.99M
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 "Melba Toast"
31. Casino Royale (2006)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
Votes: 541,705 | Gross: $167.45M
2007 Aston Martin DBS V12
32. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.
Votes: 291,471 | Gross: $70.14M
1961 Ferrari GT250
33. Ghostbusters (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Votes: 325,603 | Gross: $238.63M
1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor
34. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 944,576 | Gross: $210.61M
1981 De Lorean DMC-12
35. Drive Angry (2011)
R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.
Votes: 90,467 | Gross: $10.71M
36. Hooper (1978)
PG | 99 min | Action, Comedy
Hollywood aging stuntman Sonny Hooper wants to prove that he's still got what it takes to be a great professional in this risky and under-recognized line of work.
Votes: 5,520 | Gross: $78.00M
1978 Pontiac Tran Am
37. Drive (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
Votes: 524,538 | Gross: $35.06M
2010 Chevy Impala
38. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organize a daring new heist.
Votes: 20,186 | Gross: $25.00M
1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am - 1973 Plymouth Fury - 1973 Cadillac Eldorado
39. Fear Is the Key (1972)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man is in radio contact with his family when their airplane is shot down. He wants those responsible and becomes a criminal to get a job as deep sea diver with those salvaging the plane's cargo.
1972 Gran Torino
40. The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.