What's the Greatest Movie Car of All Time?

Discussion in 'Cars in General' started by Famine, Sep 6, 2018.

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What's the Greatest Movie Car of All Time?

Poll closed Sep 20, 2018.
  1. American Graffiti - Chevrolet One-Fifty

    4.2%
  2. American Graffiti - Ford Deuce Coupe

    8.5%
  3. Back to the Future - DeLorean DMC-12

    52.1%
  4. Bad Boys - Porsche 964 Turbo II

    2.8%
  5. Batman: The Movie - Lincoln Futura “Batmobile”

    7.0%
  6. Batman/Batman Returns - Batmobile

    9.9%
  7. Blade - Dodge Charger

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Blade Runner - Spinner

    2.8%
  9. The Blues Brothers - Dodge Monaco “Bluesmobile”

    8.5%
  10. Bullitt - Ford Mustang

    43.7%
  11. Cannonball Run - Dodge Sportsman Ambulance

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Cannonball Run - Lamborghini Countach

    5.6%
  13. Cars - Chevrolet Impala Lowrider "Ramone"

    1.4%
  14. Cars - Chevrolet Task-Force 3800 "Mater"

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Cars - Lightning McQueen

    7.0%
  16. Cars - Plymouth Road Runner Superbird "The King"

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  17. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    11.3%
  18. Christine - Plymouth Belvedere

    9.9%
  19. The Dark Knight (series) - The Tumbler

    5.6%
  20. The Dark Knight - Lamborghini Murcielago

    1.4%
  21. Days of Thunder - Chevrolet Lumina NASCAR "Mellow Yellow"

    4.2%
  22. Death Race 2000 - Shala-Vette "Frankenstein's Monster"

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  23. The Dukes of Hazzard - Dodge Charger "General Lee"

    32.4%
  24. The Fast and The Furious - Dodge Charger

    9.9%
  25. The Fast and The Furious - Toyota Supra MkIV

    15.5%
  26. 2Fast 2Furious - Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R

    14.1%
  27. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off - Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder SWB

    21.1%
  28. Ghostbusters - Cadillac Miller-Meteor “ECTO-1”

    18.3%
  29. Gone in 60 Seconds - Ford Mustang Mach 1 "Eleanor"

    16.9%
  30. Gone in Sixty Seconds - Shelby Mustang GT500 "Eleanor"

    23.9%
  31. Grease - Ford De Luxe “Greased Lightning”

    2.8%
  32. The Great Gatsby - Duesenberg Model J

    1.4%
  33. Green Hornet - Imperial Crown "Black Beauty"

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  34. Harold and Maude - Jaguar E-Type Hearse

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  35. Herbie (series) - Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle

    23.9%
  36. The Italian Job - Austin Mini Cooper S

    19.7%
  37. James Bond (series) - Aston Martin DB5

    36.6%
  38. James Bond (Die Another Day) - Aston Martin Vanquish

    7.0%
  39. James Bond (SPECTRE) - Jaguar C-X75

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  40. James Bond (The Spy Who Loved Me) - Lotus Esprit S1 "Wet Nellie"

    7.0%
  41. Johnny English Reborn - Rolls-Royce 101EX

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  42. Jurassic Park - Ford Explorer

    1.4%
  43. Mad Max (series) - Ford Falcon XB GT "Pursuit Special"

    23.9%
  44. Mad Max: Fury Road - Cadillac Coupe deVille “The Gigahorse”

    2.8%
  45. Minority Report - Lexus 2054

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  46. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol - BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  47. Moving - Saab 900

    1.4%
  48. National Lampoon's Vacation - Ford LTD Country Squire

    7.0%
  49. Need for Speed - Ford Mustang

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  50. Pixar Universe - "Gyoza" Mark VII Lite Hauler "Pizza Planet"

    1.4%
  51. Robocop - Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme "6000 SUX"

    4.2%
  52. Ronin - BMW 535i

    2.8%
  53. Smokey and the Bandit - Pontiac Trans Am

    42.3%
  54. Spaceballs - Winnebago Chieftain "Eagle 5"

    7.0%
  55. Speed Racer - Mach 5

    9.9%
  56. Swordfish - TVR Tuscan Speed Six

    4.2%
  57. Taxi (series) - Peugeot 406

    7.0%
  58. Taxi Driver - Checker Taxicab

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  59. Thelma & Louise - Ford Thunderbird

    2.8%
  60. THX 1138 - Lola T70

    1.4%
  61. Total Recall - Jonnycab

    1.4%
  62. Transformers (series) - Chevrolet Camaro 1977/2009 “Bumblebee”

    4.2%
  63. Transporter (series) - Audi A8

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  64. Two Lane Blacktop - Chevrolet One-Fifty

    2.8%
  65. Vanishing Point - Dodge Challenger

    16.9%
  66. Who Framed Roger Rabbit? - Benny the Cab

    1.4%
  67. The Wraith - Dodge Turbo Interceptor

    4.2%
  68. xXx: The Next Level - Shelby Cobra Concept

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. TexRex

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    There, uh...there's a Lamborghini in that picture?
     
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  2. Danoff

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    :lol:

    I do love that scene from Batman Begins.

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  3. ThrasherDBS

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    The ones I picked were based on which ones were more iconic. Which ones the average Joe off the street would more likely recognize.

    My votes are as follows:

    -DeLorean DMC-12 from Back to the Future: The movie is probably the only reason the DeLorean didn't get swept under the carpet of obscurity.
    -Lincoln Futura Batmobile from Batman: It's kind of a toss up between this and the '89 Batmobile, but I imagine more people would recognize this one.
    -Ford Mustang from Bullitt: People would be crying heresy if I didn't include this car, given how iconic the chase scene through San Francisco was. I guess it helps that there were at least two different "throwback" trims for the Mustang in 2001 and 2008 inspired by the film that etched this out as more iconic then the Skyline from 2 Fast 2 Furious.
    -Dodge Charger from Dukes of Hazzard: Regardless of what The Fast and The Furious does with Dom's chronically crashed Chargers, the Duke boys did it first.
    -Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance from Ghostbusters: ECTO-1 was just as much of a member of the team as the four actors were.
    -Shelby GT500 from Gone in 60 Seconds (2000): I enjoyed both this film and the original, but what makes the GT500 stand out from the Mach 1 is that the yellow Mach 1 from the original you could straight up buy one that looks just like it off the showroom floor. The bodykit, whatever your opinion of it is, makes it stand out a lot more and tends to overshadow the old Mach 1 quite a bit.
    -Volkswagen Beetle from Herbie: One of the only iconic sentient movie cars that didn't default to murdering people.
    -Aston Martin DB5 from James Bond films: This is pretty much the reason everyone associates "Aston Martin" with "Spy Car".
    -Ford Falcon from Mad Max: I think this is probably the single most iconic Australian car worldwide, though I think the average person would be confused if they saw the actual production model Falcon and wonder why it doesn't exactly look like the one in the movies.
    -Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit: I'm not sure if anyone can look at this car and not think of Burt Reynold's mustache and cowboy hat.

    Honorable mentions that I really like but didn't make the vote because I didn't think they met the criteria.

    -Dodge Monaco from The Blues Brothers: I love this movie and this poor car takes a beating over the course of the film, but it's quite the trooper.
    -Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 from 2 Fast 2 Furious: Say what you will about the movie and the franchise it's in, but I'm willing to bet this is probably the most recognizable car from the franchise, probably owing to the fact that this was Paul Walker's personal car.
    -Dodge Charger from The Fast and the Furious: Shame Dominic Toretto has a penchant for destroying them.
    -Mini Cooper from The Italian Job: I wonder how much popularity the Mini Cooper has because of this movie. I thought Minis were cool when I was a kid.
    -Mach 5 from Speed Racer: This one lost out by virtue that, while super recognizable, was primarily a cartoon that didn't really get a real life model until presumably the movie 10 years ago. If there were 11 votes, sure. But that's what kept this out of the top ten.

    EDIT: So... mods, I was originally on the fence between the Skyline and the Mustang from Bullitt but forgot to change my vote to the Mustang when I submitted. Is there a way you can take my vote off the Skyline and put it on the Mustang?
     
  4. LeGeNd-1

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    Must have missed the announcement. Was it advertised on the main News page? I visit that daily but I rarely frequent this subforum.
     
  5. Famine

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    We let it run for a month.

    It's not news (yet) and it's not an announcement so no, it was not announced on the news page. Although the discussion was within the comments thread for a post that was.
     
  6. LeGeNd-1

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    Yes I remember that Hyundai survey, but I didn't delve into the thread discussing it. Seems like a pretty informal survey then. Either way, I'm still surprised no one recommended the AE86, being the king of drift memes everywhere. Guess Initial D itself isn't really a movie so I can see how people might not have thought of it (unless you count the live action HK movie, which I love but most diehard fans seem to hate).
     
  7. Famine

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    This poll closes in just under three days, so you'll need to get your choices in soon. We're looking for a final shortlist of 32 cars, and we've currently got 33 thanks to a three-way tie at the bottom :lol:

    We've had 360 votes so far, just FYI...
     
  8. CLowndes888

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    I'm sorry but my favourite movie car is the Charger from Bullitt. I can't believe it's not an option.
     
  9. Famine

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    Nobody suggested it in the entire month between the thread about the original poll and this thread's creation, so it's not an option.
     
  10. CLowndes888

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    Suggest where? Even then it should go without saying. I also don't need an explanation as to why it wasn't included; no point saying I could've made the suggestion earlier.
     
  11. Famine

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    It was a pretty active thread. I kept posting reminder posts too, in order to keep the discussion going. And I made a reminder status update.

    An entire month.

    Why? Apparently in three pages of suggestions, along with suggestions from the writing team and staff, and the original article's 40 cars, it went without saying. Someone did post a picture of it, but as an amusing remark about how significant a car has to be before it's a "movie car", referring to a Galaxie that was also in shot... briefly.

    Since nobody said it, it's not on the list.

    Well, you couldn't believe that it wasn't an option:
    So, with the explanation why, now you can believe it.
    There's about as much point to it as there was to making a comment about a missing car in poll that's been running for nearly two weeks based on a discussion thread that was open for suggestions for a little over a month.


    As the car you apparently rate above all others as the greatest movie car of all time isn't there, you can pick up to 10 of the options other people actually suggested or... not.
     
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  12. PocketZeven

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    I voted for the Shelby GT500 Eleneor, because the Purple Pontiac GTO from xXx was missing! Why these 2? Because these cars were their own character in those movies. They were considered the ultimate dreamcar by both protagonists and highly customized.

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  13. TexRex

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    A fellow countryman (sort of) would like a word with you...

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    :p
     
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  14. 05XR8

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    Just helping out with people in the fence, about what cars to choose. :)
    Car reveals:





     
  15. CLowndes888

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    Wow, speak about getting ripped apart, jeeeeesus:scared:
     
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