The BEST Car Moviesby mathias-alexander-severi | created - 26 Mar 2013 | updated - 08 Nov 2016 | Public
The best car movies of all time.
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1. 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: 69,472 | Gross: $115.00M
32' Ford V8 Deuce Coupe, 58' Chevy Impala, 55' Chevy 150, 51' Mercury Sport Coupe, 58' Edsel Corsair, 67' Citroën 2CV.
2. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
R | 102 min | Drama
A story of two men drag-racing across the U.S. in a primer grey '55 Chevy. Dennis Wilson is the mechanic, James Taylor is the driver.
55' Chevy 150, 70' Pontiac GTO Judge.
3. The Love Bug (1968)
G | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own.
63' Volkswagen Beetle, 63' Apollo 3500 GT, 55' Rolls Royce Silver Wraith, 64' Jaguar XK-E, 56' Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta
4. 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' Dodge Challenger
5. 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: 35,668 | Gross: $126.74M
77' Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, 74' Cadillac Eldorado, 75' Plymouth Fury
6. Christine (1983)
R | 110 min | Horror
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.
Votes: 56,656 | Gross: $21.20M
58' Plymouth Fury, 68' Dodge Charger, 68' Chevy Camaro
7. The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)
PG | 60 min | Action, Comedy
The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County.
69' Dodge Charger, 73' Ford F-100, 79' Jeep CJ-7, 70 Cadillac DeVille, 73' Plymouth Roadrunner/71' Plymouth Satellite, 77' Plymouth Fury, 77' Dodge Monaco, 68' GMC C-35.
8. Death Proof (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Action, 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.
71' Chevy Nova, 69' Dodge Charger, 72' Ford Mustang, 70' Dodge Chalenger
9. Cars (2006)
G | 117 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
Votes: 297,590 | Gross: $244.08M
10. 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: 136,066 | Gross: $7.99M
70' Pontiac GTO Judge, 70' Chevrolet Chevelle, 73' Plymouth Duster, 72' Chevrolet Cheyenne, 55' Chevrolet Apache, 65' Volkswagen beetle Convertible, 77' Chevrolet El Camino.
11. Børning (2014)
89 min | Action, Comedy
The illegal sports car race "Steet legal" goes 2000 kilometers through Norway from Oslo to North Cape, and Roy has been challenged to participate. At the same time, he has to look after his daughter.
67' Ford Mustang, Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, 12' Ford Shelby Mustang GT-350, 70' Plymouth AAR Barracuda, BMW M3, Toyota GT86.
12. Børning 2 (2016)
98 min | Action, Comedy
After two years in prison for participating in an illegal street race, Roy says no to a new illegal winter race from Bergen to Murmansk in the North of Russia. But then he hears that his daughter will participate with a boyfriend.
13. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
G | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. Unbeknownst to Herbie's driver, thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
63' Volkswagen Beetle, 76' Lancia Scorpion, Laser 917, De Tomaso Pantera, 64' Mercedes-Benz 220 S
14. Drive Angry (2011)
R | 104 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller
A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.
Votes: 86,301 | Gross: $10.71M
69' Dodge Charger, 71' Chevy Chevelle, 63' Buick Riviera, 68' Chevrolet Camaro, 88' Lincoln Mark VII.
15. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 386,707 | Gross: $59.89M
78' Volkswagen T2 Transporter.
16. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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' Chevy Impala, 69' Dodge Charger R/T
17. Fast & Furious (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Brian O'Conner, back working for the FBI in Los Angeles, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.
Votes: 226,689 | Gross: $155.06M
70' Chevrolet Chevelle, 70' Dodge Charger...
18. Thelma & Louise (1991)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed.
Votes: 111,972 | Gross: $45.36M
66' Ford Thunderbird.
19. Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008 Video)
Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Romance
While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiancé Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. ... See full summary »
71' Chevrolet Chevelle, 84' Peterbilt 359 EXHD.
20. Losin' It (1983)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.
Votes: 3,392 | Gross: $1.25M
57' Chevy Bel air, 28' Ford Model A, 58' Chevy Bel Air.
21. Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
G | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Herbie, Number 53, the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own, puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Votes: 39,615 | Gross: $66.02M
63' Volkswagen Beetle, Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR , 04' Volkswagen New Beetle, 04' Pontiac GTO, 05' Chevrolet Corvette C6, 71' Ford F-Series, 03' Chevy Silverado.
22. Joy Ride (2001)
R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller
Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Votes: 57,141 | Gross: $21.97M
71' Chrysler Newport, 85' Peterbilt 359 EXHD.
23. Pink Cadillac (1989)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Skip tracer Tommy Nowak is tracking Lou Ann McGuinn for a bail bondsman in California. Lou Ann is also being chased by her husband Roy McGuinn and his birth right/neo-nazi friends for ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,436 | Gross: $12.14M
59' Cadillac Series 62 Convertible, 74' Plymouth Satellite, 79' Dodge Ramcharger, 68' Chevrolet C-10.
24. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
Votes: 300,284 | Gross: $144.53M
95' Mitsubishi Eclipse, 95' Toyota Supra, 97' Nissan 240SX, 95' Volkswagen Jetta A3, 70' Dodge Charger, 93' Honda Civic Coupé, 95' Nissan Skyline GT-R
25. Need for Speed (2014)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.
Votes: 147,472 | Gross: $43.58M
14' Ford Mustang GT,
26. Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy
The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Votes: 12,300 | Gross: $66.13M
27. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.
Votes: 142,656 | Gross: $148.21M
69' Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu, Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR
28. Return to Macon County (1975)
PG | 90 min | Drama
In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they ... See full summary »
57' Chevrolet Bel Air, 49' Ford Custom.
29. The Car (1977)
PG | 96 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A mysterious black, sleek automobile terrorizes everyone it comes into contact with in a small town in Utah. The local sheriff may be the only person who can stop this menace which has been possessed by pure evil.
71 Lincoln Continental Mark III (George Barris Custom).
30. 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 »
74' Dodge Charger, 68' Ford Mustang.
31. Bullitt (1968)
M/PG | 114 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.
Votes: 51,044 | Gross: $42.30M
32. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.
Votes: 69,724 | Gross: $80.27M
69' Dodge Charger.
33. 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Former cop Brian O'Conner is called upon to bust a dangerous criminal and he recruits the help of a former childhood friend and street racer who has a chance to redeem himself.
Votes: 214,901 | Gross: $127.15M
34. Black Cadillac (2003)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
57' Cadillac El Dorado, 87' Saab 900s.
35. Sex Drive (2008)
R | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.
Votes: 76,677 | Gross: $8.40M
69' Pontiac GTO, 95' Mitsubishi Eclipse.
36. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.
Votes: 202,565 | Gross: $62.51M
37. Getaway (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
To save his kidnapped wife, Brent Magna must drive at the orders of a mysterious man.
Votes: 21,033 | Gross: $10.49M
07' Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 SVT.
38. The Cannonball Run (1981)
PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country road race. However, the eccentric entrants will do anything to win the road race, including low-down, dirty tricks.
Votes: 28,155 | Gross: $72.18M
39. The Hollywood Knights (1980)
R | 91 min | Comedy
Led by their comedic leader, Turk, the Hollywood Knights car club raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from chaotic pranks, drag racing and high school ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,636 | Gross: $10.00M
57' Chevrolet Two-Ten, 65' Pontiac GTO, 65' Chevrolet El Camino, 56' Chevrolet Sedan Delivery.
40. My Science Project (1985)
PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind.
Votes: 4,463 | Gross: $4.12M
68' Pontiac GTO, 65' Buick Riviera
41. Born to Race (2011 Video)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Sport
Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to ... See full summary »
04' Subaru Impreza WRX STi, 11' Ford Mustang, 87' Buick Grand National.
42. Highwaymen (2004)
R | 80 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Rennie Cray (Caviezel) embarks on a bloodthirsty rampage to avenge the death of his wife who was struck down by a serial killer - a man who hunts and kills women using his '72 El Dorado.
Votes: 7,718 | Gross: $0.37M
68' Plymouth Barracuda, 72' Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado.
43. Joy Ride 3: Road Kill (2014 Video)
R | 95 min | Crime, Horror
A group of hotheaded street racers are on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, a man starts tracking, teasing and torturing them until the end of the road.
Subaru Impreza WRX STi, Peterbilt 359 EXHD, 98' Chevrolet Blazer.