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Elizabeth M
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Re: Best Movie cars
Elizabeth M   6/27/2013 4:57:38 AM
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The Alfa Romeo's use in "The Graduate" is also a classic. Definitely one of the best stylized uses of a car ever in a film. I can still see him winding his way up to Northern California in search of a girl in my mind. That said, there is only a subtle difference between these two car classics, so I can see why you would think they were the same, JimT.

Elizabeth M
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Re: Great retro slideshow
Elizabeth M   6/27/2013 4:53:33 AM
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Thanks for clarifying that, far911. Seems like the BMW switch was just as forgettable as Pierce Brosnan's turn as Bond! ;) (Sorry for people who liked him.) Although wasn't there some other guy after him that was even more forgettable? I think most agree that Sean Connery, Roger Moore and now Daniel Craig make the best Bonds.

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Re: Best Movie cars
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   6/26/2013 4:18:34 PM
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Funny, when I think about the '66 Alfa Romeo, I don't envision Dustin Hoffman in 'The Graduate' – Instead, I think of Maxwell Smart, agent 86.

Upon closer review however, (as you pointed out) I see Max drove a '65 Sunbeam.  See the two compared below:

  

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Some more memorable cars
kwcclark   6/26/2013 10:56:36 AM
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Who can forget The California Kid?  Or The Prisoner's Lotus?

A jewler in my hometown bought James Bond's Aston Martin and for years after drove it in the local parades, with the shield in back going up and down, and the machine guns popping out of the headlights with a tacky recorded machine gun soundtrack.

 

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Re: Great retro slideshow
far911   6/26/2013 6:57:45 AM
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@Elizabeth - Actually they switched to BMW in the middle and then back to Aston Martin. BMW came during Pierce Brosnan's era I believe. 

Elizabeth M
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Re: Bullitt chase scene
Elizabeth M   6/26/2013 4:51:44 AM
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Thanks for that, Chuck. I have ot say, I have to (sheepishly) admit...I haven't seen the full movie of Bullitt! Just some key scenes, like this one...Steve McQueen (and his car) were fierce, though!

Elizabeth M
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Re: Great retro slideshow
Elizabeth M   6/26/2013 4:46:37 AM
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Did they switch cars then in the new films? I haven't seen the latest...I always thought it was Aston Martin all the way...

far911
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Re: Back to the future
far911   6/26/2013 3:58:38 AM
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@taimoortariq - No doubt the De Lorean was every kid's fantasy back in the 80's/90's. It's appearance in the Back To The Future movies was sufficient to make its significance last forever. 

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Re: The one I think is best
William K.   6/25/2013 8:57:44 PM
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Yes, there is probably another collection of the less famous cars ready for comments. 

And a lot of those cars had really neat features, and now that I consider it, maybe Bond's car never got dusty, either. But I don't believe that he ran up and down all those dirt roads. The clean "general" is still amazing.

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Bullitt chase scene
Charles Murray   6/25/2013 7:48:12 PM
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For those who missed my earlier link to to the YouTube video of the Bullitt chase scene, here it is again:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lbs_nYW3-o

 

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