What is the most iconic car in movie history?

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  1. bethperry profile image91
    bethperryposted 5 years ago

    What is the most iconic car in movie history?

    So many movie cars, so many memories. What one movie car stands out as the most iconic for you? The classy Gran Torinio from Clint Eastwood's "Gran Torino"..the candy-apple murderous beauty "Christine"..the Dodge Monaco Bluesmobile from "The Blues Brothers"..the Batmobile or maybe Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang? Share your viewer's choice!

  2. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

    James Bond's Aston Martin DB... Or his Lotus Esprit that turned into a mini submarine!

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      FatFreddysCat, both mighty sexy vehicles there!

    2. Andy McGuire profile image77
      Andy McGuireposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree

  3. Diana Lee profile image81
    Diana Leeposted 5 years ago

    The black Trans Am on Smokey and the Bandit. The Bandit knew his stuff when it  come to fast chases and get-a-ways. I really enjoyed all three movies, but the first one is my favorite.  Burt Reynolds, Sally Fields, Jerry Reed and Jackie Gleason all made a hit with the characters they played on Smokey and the Bandit. The car kept us glued to the screen.

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Diana, I remember those films. And yeah, NICE Trans Am!

  4. Thief12 profile image91
    Thief12posted 5 years ago

    Delorean, from Back to the Future.

    Also, I was always a fan of James Bond white Lotus Esprit.

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thief12, Doc's Delorean! Great car.

    2. Tim Quam profile image61
      Tim Quamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The Back to the Future Delorean is what immediately came to mind when I read the question.

  5. IDONO profile image81
    IDONOposted 5 years ago

    The Mustang that Steve McQueen drove in "Bullett" and the Pacer in "Wayne's World"

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      IDONO, I love that mustang. But you know something? I LOVE the Garthmobile even more! (Yeah, I'm a big Garth & Wayne fan)

  6. EJ Lambert profile image71
    EJ Lambertposted 5 years ago

    So many choices but if I wanted to throw one or two out there I would say the Ford XB Falcon from The Road Warrior and Cadillac Miller-Meteor, or Ecto-1, from Ghostbusters.

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I was wondering who was going to mention Ecto-1 - my oldest child's favorite film vehicle! smile

    2. EJ Lambert profile image71
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The siren alone is more memorable than most sound effects.

  7. Vlorsutes profile image84
    Vlorsutesposted 5 years ago

    Apart from the ones listed, I'd also have to say the Batmobile from the two Tim Burton Batman films.

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Those were cool, too!

    2. Andy McGuire profile image77
      Andy McGuireposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed

  8. jdw7979 profile image79
    jdw7979posted 5 years ago

    I will go with the Trans-Am from Smokey And The Bandit. Not a fan of the old Pontiacs, but Reynolds made that particular car pretty darn cool, and iconic!!

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It really was THE car of the late 70's and considered a babe magnet (and I'm not a fan of Burt Reynolds, lol).

  9. Andy McGuire profile image77
    Andy McGuireposted 5 years ago

    Tim Burton's Batmobile and the Delorean time machine are the clear choices.

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  10. jaydawg808 profile image89
    jaydawg808posted 5 years ago

    How about The Love Bug's VW Beetle? I think it's pretty iconic!

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I love the VW Beetles, too. My dad used to have several.

  11. chef-de-jour profile image98
    chef-de-jourposted 5 years ago

    For me it has to be the Aston Martin DB5 007 drove in Goldfinger and which I think had a brief come back in Casino Royale. A classic - elegant, sexy but deadly, built at a time when Britain was crazy with Beatlemania. This car established Bond as the ultimate movie spy, no matter which actor incarnates.

    1. bethperry profile image91
      bethperryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      chef-de-jour, agreed.

    2. Michelle Jacobs profile image68
      Michelle Jacobsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      All of Bonds Aston's have been classics in my opinion. Very strongly agree!

  12. Abhinav Narang profile image74
    Abhinav Narangposted 5 years ago

    In my opinion, the Bat Mobile is the most iconic movie car. It is massive, like a mini-truck and of unmatched strength and power. It has also inspired the grand Lamborghini Car - The Sesto Elemento. Only 20 of them have been made.

  13. residentstone profile image57
    residentstoneposted 5 years ago

    The Plymouth Fury from Stephen Kings Christine, or Hemicuda from Phantasm.

  14. BChild75 profile image59
    BChild75posted 5 years ago

    Charger from Dukes Of Hazzard or Kit from Night Rider, I liked both smile

  15. KEPitz1005 profile image60
    KEPitz1005posted 5 years ago

    The first one that popped into my head was the Delorean from "Back to the Future". Then next one that came to mind was Eleanor from "Gone in 60 Seconds". smile

  16. ashtonspen profile image71
    ashtonspenposted 5 years ago

    The Mini Cooper driven by Jason Bourne (Matt Damon), in the movie - The Bourne Identity. One of the best car chase scenes as well. That's my pick.

  17. profile image0
    Ghost32posted 5 years ago

    The 1959 Plymouth Fury in Christine.  I always wanted one of those.  (A Plymouth, not a Christine.)

 
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