A great and iconic car defines a great car movie and makes the lad character that drives it the real super star of the movie. Throughout the 60s, 70s and 80s cars have played a big portion in just about every TV series and film to the point that viewers would see the car and proximately subordinate it with a particular brand. The Top 10 Best and Most Famous Movie Cars of All Time are listed below:
10.1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance(The Ectomobile) – Ghostbusters:
In this supernatural comedy movie, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, and Ernie Hudson has played the lead characters in catching ghosts in the NY city. This vehicle in the movie has acted like a backbone to the entire concept and was a major part of the complete success of the movie as well.
9. 1970 Dodge Charger, The Fast and the Furious:
In 2000 Dodge Charger took the charge on the screen again and this time it was built for Vin Diesel as a menacing street racing machine. The car was made even cooler with the addition of the wicked stances and the giant rear tires along with the humongous engine and supercharger sticking out of the hood.
8. Batmobile/Tumbler, Batman Begins:
Like Bondcars, Batmobiles have surpassed throughout various generations and has remained cool still along with all of their transformations. Batmobile Tumbler that has performed in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and The Dark Knight is the most visually and theoretically substantial Batmobile since the George Barris-designed 1960s version.
7. 1976 Chevrolet Camaro Z28/ 2006 Chevrolet Camaro (Bumblebee) – Transformers:
This car has gained the most amazingly captivated attention of the audiences and this is why Sam Witwicky who rode this car throughout the movie has gained much fame as well. The car is old, but Bumblebee has turned 1977 Chevrolet Camaro into the sleek 2006 Chevrolet Camaro in a highly impressive and wonderful way.
6. 1968 Mustang GT 390, Bullitt:
This car has outdone its cult movie status and became an icon when the car company made a limited edition version twice; as Ford has with the Bullitt Mustang which is why the chasing scenes in the movies are some of the ebst scenes ever recorded during the shooting of the film making everything look much cooler.
5. 1967 Shelby GT500 (Eleanor) – Gone in Sixty Seconds:
Nicolas Cage has played the role of a car thief in the movie and 1967 Shelby GT500, nicknamed “Eleanor,” was the part of his final job. This car was beautifully in appearance, was black in color and was manufactured by Ford, and consisted of 2-door fastback and several other features.
4. 1932 Ford Coupe – American Graffiti:
In this movie, various cars have been excessively used but 1932 Ford Coupe has its own importance in the film because the car had a V-8 engine and it became the symbol of charm in the movie that made the racing and action even more full of charm than it already was.
3. 1977 Pontiac Trans Am, Smokey and the Bandit:
Although the directors of the movie had no idea about the impact their cars will have on America but the use of 1977 Pontiac Trans Am in the film brought it much more fame and acceptance by the viewers. Americans went irrational for the Starlight Black Special Edition paint job, the T-Top roof, and the fact that the car was speedier and better handling than the Corvette of the same generation.
2. 1976 Lotus Esprit Series I, The Spy Who Loved Me:
During the 70s the concepts of the sports car changed to a greater extent and cars like Lancia Stratos and Lamborghini Countach changed the automotive landscape. But this particular car got stuck in the minds of everyone when the car transforms into a submarine after Bond jumps the car into the water.
1. 1964 Aston Martin DB5, Goldfinger:
The legacy of James Bond in using the famous and fastest cars is of no surprise and this car like all the others got much reputation from the movie Goldfinger. the Aston Martin DB5 is a work of art but it’s the special effects that have made this car quite possibly the most beloved movie car of all time.