car movies The Best Car Chase Movies Ever, Ranked by Fans  

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List Rules Movies that feature epic car chases.

You know what makes the best car chase movies kick ass? It's not just the excitement or the tension. It's the payoff of when the pursuer finally catches up with its target or when the car being chased gets away. It's a moment of catharsis that only happens after a tense scene. So what are the best car chase movies of all time? Fans have voted for their favorites below, so it's time for you to weigh in on the matter.

Plenty movies feature awesome car chases, and in fact some movies are actually just super car chases that last the entire film. Mad Max: Fury Road for instance, is just one giant car chase scene that lasts the entire length of the movie. But not all car movies do a great job showcasing jaw dropping car chases. Some are downright terrible.

Thankfully, this list is to only showcase the best car chases in cinema. Vote up your favorite car chase movies and be sure to add any that you don't see on the list. These may not be all the chase movies out there, but they are the best.  Also, if you enjoy car films try checking out Ranker's racing films list. Now prepare to marathon some of the best car chase movies you haven't seen.

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Bullitt Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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The French Connection Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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Gone in 60 Seconds Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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Duel Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Lou Frizzell

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Vanishing Point Charlotte Rampling, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger

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Ronin Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

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Mad Max: Fury Road Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy

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The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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Smokey and the Bandit Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

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The Fast and the Furious Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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The Transporter Jason Statham, Shu Qi, François Berléand

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Death Proof Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson, Kurt Russell

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Two-Lane Blacktop James Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Harry Dean Stanton

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The Bourne Identity Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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Mad Max 2 Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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To Live and Die in L.A. Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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Magnum Force Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook

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Transporter 2 Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord, Amber Valletta

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The Rock Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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Grand Prix James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Toshiro Mifune

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The Bourne Supremacy Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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Bad Boys II Megan Fox, Will Smith, Dan Marino

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Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry Peter Fonda, Vic Morrow, Susan George

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The Cannonball Run Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds

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The Driver Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ryan O'Neal

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2 Fast 2 Furious Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris

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Smokey and the Bandit II is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Car Chase Movies Ever, Ranked by Fans
Smokey and the Bandit II Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

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Death Race Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez

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The Seven-Ups Roy Scheider, Ken Kercheval, Joe Spinell

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Fast Five is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Car Chase Movies Ever, Ranked by Fans
Fast Five Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel

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Fast & Furious Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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The Matrix Reloaded Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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The Italian Job Michael Caine, Benny Hill, Noël Coward

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Speed Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken

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The Italian Job Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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The Bourne Ultimatum Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

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Le Mans Steve McQueen, Luc Merenda, Carlo Cecchi

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton

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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West

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Bad Boys Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

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Sorcerer Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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Tomorrow Never Dies Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler

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What's Up, Doc? Barbra Streisand, Randy Quaid, Madeline Kahn

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Fast & Furious 6 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Car Chase Movies Ever, Ranked by Fans
Fast & Furious 6 Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

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Speed Racer Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman

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Armour of God Jackie Chan, Carina Lau, Alan Tam