The Best Car Movies

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List Criteria: Films must feature cars; may include auto racing / fast cars

List of the best movies featuring awesome and fast cars, ranked by the fans. This car films list can be sorted by director, actors, or year of release via their column headers. So, what are the best movies about cars? Nothing is more exciting than a movie with a fast auto. In this list of the greatest car movies ever made, including racing films, fast car movies, films with high speed chases, and action car movies. What are the best car action movies? While this might not feature all car films, it does have the greatest.

Cars in movies have always played an important storytelling role in American and foreign cinema and when talking about the top car movies one has to mention The Fast and the Furious, Gone in 60 Seconds, and all-time greats like Bullitt and Smokey and the Bandit.

After watching these, you may make your own top 10 car movies list. For other interesting movie lists check out the horse racing movies, and car racing movies.
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    Transformers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable

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    The Wraith is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Charlie Sheen, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Randy Quaid

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    Herbie Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Helen Hayes, Stefanie Powers, Keenan Wynn

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    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Rebekah Elmaloglou

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    Convoy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Kris Kristofferson, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Young

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    Black Dog is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf, Randy Travis

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    Starsky & Hutch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell

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    Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds

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    Talladega Nights: The Ballad o... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Amy Adams, Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen

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    Rebel Without a Cause is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Natalie Wood, James Dean, Dennis Hopper

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    The French Connection is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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    The Driver is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ryan O'Neal

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    Bad Boys is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

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    Need for Speed is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Michael Keaton, Dakota Johnson, Imogen Poots

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    Cobra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Sylvester Stallone, Ron Jeremy, Brigitte Nielsen

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    Le Mans is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Steve McQueen, Luc Merenda, Carlo Cecchi

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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Death Proof is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell

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    Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Car Movies


    James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Toshiro Mifune

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    Smokey and the Bandit II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

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    Corvette Summer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Ian McKellen, Mark Hamill, Danny Bonaduce

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    Ronin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

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    Death Race is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez

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    Duel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Lou Frizzell

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    Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Peter Fonda, Vic Morrow, Susan George

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    The Gumball Rally is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Gary Busey, Casey Kasem, Raúl Juliá

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    Speed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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    Gran Torino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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    Two-Lane Blacktop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Car Movies


    James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton

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    Transporter 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord, Amber Valletta

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    The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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    The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Michael Caine, Benny Hill, Noël Coward

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    Vanishing Point is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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    The Fast and the Furious: Toky... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West

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    Mad Max 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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    Rush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Olivia Wilde, Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Dormer

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    Christine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Kelly Preston, Alexandra Paul, John Madden

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    Cars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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    Fast and Furious is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Billy Gilbert, Lloyd Ingraham, Daphne Pollard

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    The Cannonball Run is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds

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    The Transporter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Jason Statham, Shu Qi, François Berléand

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    The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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    American Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

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    2 Fast 2 Furious is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris

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    Fast Five is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel

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    Bullitt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    Smokey and the Bandit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Car Movies

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    Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

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    Gone in 60 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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    The Fast and the Furious is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Car Movies


    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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