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Old 06-20-03, 06:25 PM
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Best/favorite car chase scene

Best- still French Connection (imo, bullit feels too scripted)
favorite The Rock (lots of cool crashes)
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Best Ever - French Connection ( My favorite movie )

Other Greats- Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
Magnum Force
The Driver
The car vs. r/c toy chase in The Dead Pool ( Stop laughing )
Oxygen ( Adrien Brody vs. Maura Tierney )
The Fast & The Furious/ 2 Fast 2 Furious
To Live And Die In L.A.
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Ronin had a great one.
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Some faves off the top of my head:

French Connection
Swordfish
Speed
The Matrix Reloaded
T2
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Bullitt
Vanishing Point
Road Warrior
Gone in 60seconds(original)
Eat my Dust
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The Blues Brothers
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My favorite is definitely Ronin. French Connection and To Live And Die In L.A. are also great.
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Another vote for Ronin.
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Those in The Driver (1978)
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I think the chases in Ronin top those in Bullitt and French Connection.

Diva has a very cool moped/foot/car chase.

Road Warrior and Mad Max are pure genius.
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One I like a lot is the brief slow speed chase in The Way of the Gun. It's silly, but still tense.
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A favorite is a scene in Gun Smith Cats
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Any scene with the Coyote from Hardcastle & McCormic,
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The Rock, no question. Love that scene.

Hear the Ronin one is good...the Transporter chase was pretty good too.
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Another vote for Blues Brothers.
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Matrix Reloaded - a 14 minute supercharged chase of operatic proportions
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Any of the ones in BMW's The Hire.
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Originally posted by weezR
Bullitt
Vanishing Point
Road Warrior
Gone in 60seconds(original)
Eat my Dust
I'd like to add Moonrunners and Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry to this list.

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Originally posted by Norm de Plume
Those in The Driver (1978)
Ah yes, Walter Hill's The Driver.

This is on the top of my most wanted DVD list. I have the import laserdisc (never released domestically on LD) but a widescreen SE would be most welcome.
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I like the opening sequence to 'The Transporter' but my favorite chase scene is from...

Bullitt
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The French Connection
Bullitt (you have to count the hubcaps)
Go
The Italian Job (2003)
The Matrix Reloaded
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To Live and Die in LA
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Italian Job, The Rock, French Connection.
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Definitely The French Connection. That scene is terrific.
Also, Hostage, Ambush, and Ticker from The Hire series.
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Absolutely agree with "To Live and Die in L.A." and "Dirty Mary Crazy Larry".

Also like the one in "The Seven Ups".

(Anyone reminded of the Pontiac ad with the blindfolded guy?)

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