fictional characters The Best Fictional Drivers in Film  

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Oh, Hollywood... are you even capable of producing a character who isn't the greatest driver ever to take the wheel? When need be, fictional characters can have the cold steel nerve of Mika Hakkinen, the reflexes of Ayrton Senna, and the same effect on basic physics as a superhero. But that's what we go to the movies to see, right? Breakneck speeds, squealing tires, and the best drivers in film.

All else aside, ultimately your favorite drivers in movies are really going to come down to your favorite cars and the movies they happen to be in. Granted, some cinematic wheelmen and wheelwomen are objectively better drivers than others. But this list is about ranking the fictional movie characters with whom you'd most want to ride shotgun during a car chase.

At the end of the day, it's really up to you. So pick your favorite and vote them up to the head of the pack. Rerank the whole thing to create your own list of the best drivers in film history and be sure to add any great fictional movie drivers we may have missed.

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Dominic Toretto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Dominic Toretto Los Bandoleros, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious 7

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Brian O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Brian O'Connor The Fast and the Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast & Furious

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James Bond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
James Bond Mainly Millicent, The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder, You Only Live Twice

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Max Rockatansky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Max Rockatansky Mad Max: Fury Road, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Mad Max 2

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Frank Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Frank Martin The Transporter, Transporter 2, Transporter 3

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Batman Batman Beyond, Young Justice, Batman

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Bullitt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Bullitt Bullitt

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Han Lue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Han Seoul-Oh Fast Five, Better Luck Tomorrow, Fast & Furious

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Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Speed Racer Speed Racer

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Bo "Bandit" Darville is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Bo "Bandit" Darville Smokey & the Bandit

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Randall
Randall "Memphis" Raines Gone in Sixty Seconds

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Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Jason Bourne The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Ultimatum

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Ricky Bobby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Ricky Bobby Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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Rowdy Burns is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Rowdy Burns Days of Thunder

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Driver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film

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Imperator Furiosa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Amy Boal added Imperator Furiosa Mad Max: Fury Road

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Sway is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Sway Gone in Sixty Seconds

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Annie Porter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Tom Islava added Annie Porter Speed, Speed 2: Cruise Control

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Stuntman Mike is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Stuntman Mike Grindhouse, Death Proof

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Fox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Fox Wanted

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J.J. McClure is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
J.J. McClure The Cannonball Run, Cannonball Run 2

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The Driver (Faster) is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
The Driver (Faster) Faster

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Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Frankenstein Death Race 2000, Death Race, Death Race 2

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Xander Cage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Xander Cage xXx

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Chev Chelios is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Chev Chelios Crank, Crank: High Voltage, Crank

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Cole Trickle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Cole Trickle Days of Thunder

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Letty Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Letty Ortiz Los Bandoleros, The Fast and the Furious, Fast & Furious 7

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Sean Boswell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Sean Boswell Fast & Furious 7, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

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Jean Girard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Jean Girard Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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The Wraith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
The Wraith The Wraith

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Orange Julius is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Orange Julius 2 Fast 2 Furious

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Cal Naughton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Cal Naughton, Jr. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle The French Connection, French Connection II

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Bob Falfa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Bob Falfa American Graffiti, More American Graffiti

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Michael Delaney is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Michael Delaney Le Mans

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Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Kowalski Vanishing Point

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Travis Bickle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Tom Islava added Travis Bickle Taxi Driver

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THX 1138 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
THX 1138

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The Driver (Two Lane Blacktop) is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
The Driver (Two Lane Blacktop) Two-Lane Blacktop

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Packard Walsh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fictional Drivers in Film
Packard Walsh The Wraith