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The most epic car chase in history of mankind (the title says it all)
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Posted on 02/08/2013 7:15:18 AM PST by InvisibleChurch

"bollywood at its finest - The most epic car chase in history of mankind ..... I'm NOT kidding you


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dear mr spielberg - go home and learn how to make a chase scene like this
1 posted on 02/08/2013 7:15:23 AM PST by InvisibleChurch
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To: InvisibleChurch

That would be Bullitt.


2 posted on 02/08/2013 7:16:46 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative
There was one in DeNiro's Ronin that was pretty good.
3 posted on 02/08/2013 7:22:24 AM PST by fattigermaster (If the tiger feasts, the jackal profits...when tigers sleep, the jackals rule.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
Interesting how he managed to take off the rollerblades and put on slippers when he jumped into the car, without anyone noticing.

I'm a but bored by the digital special effects.

4 posted on 02/08/2013 7:23:36 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Resolute Conservative
That would be Bullitt.

I'm partial to the original "Gone in 60 Seconds!"


5 posted on 02/08/2013 7:24:20 AM PST by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Resolute Conservative

I can’t open it at work. However, my personal favorite is the one in Ronin, but there are really a lot of good ones nowadays. Both of the Italian Job movies have pretty good ones.

I own Bullitt on blue ray specifically for the chase scene. I love seeing that same volkswagen beetle over and over. And the bad guy completely misses the gas station, but it blows up anyway. ;-)

The one in The French Connection is danged good too.


6 posted on 02/08/2013 7:25:26 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: fattigermaster

The Blues Brothers had some good ones....”This mall has everything.”


7 posted on 02/08/2013 7:26:38 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: ShadowAce

I’ve been trying to find that one on DVD. The only thing I remember about that movie is the very beginning where our hero is headed to an accident scene and his car appears to need new shocks.


8 posted on 02/08/2013 7:27:07 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

Go to halicki.com for the movie. But beware—I have it on DVD and the DVD is missing some of the soundtrack that the original VHS has. I believe it’s due to copyright/permissions issues.


9 posted on 02/08/2013 7:29:18 AM PST by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: InvisibleChurch
This:

To Live And Die In L.A. Carchase - HD

10 posted on 02/08/2013 7:31:33 AM PST by magellan
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To: ShadowAce

I believe it’s due to copyright/permissions issues.


I have Wallace and Gromit’s “The Wrong Trousers” on both VHS and DVD. In the VHS version the dog opens his musical birthday card and it hilariously plays “happy birthday” several times as the battery runs down. On the DVD it plays “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow” completely loses the comedic effect.


11 posted on 02/08/2013 7:32:00 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ShadowAce

I’ll check it out on Halicki.


12 posted on 02/08/2013 7:32:39 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Resolute Conservative
That would be Bullitt.

A classic. The French Connection was pretty good as well.

13 posted on 02/08/2013 7:33:04 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: dfwgator

“The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year.”


14 posted on 02/08/2013 7:35:02 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: magellan

I’m seeing the problem here. One might as well ask what is the best Rock and Roll song.


15 posted on 02/08/2013 7:36:31 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: InvisibleChurch

How many cars gave their life for this clip? ;-)


16 posted on 02/08/2013 7:40:35 AM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: scripter

ping... you must watch this...


17 posted on 02/08/2013 7:43:03 AM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: cuban leaf

no, not really. The title says: The most epic car chase in history of mankind. -I think that settles the issue.


18 posted on 02/08/2013 7:48:38 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: fattigermaster

Did it have a guy skitching on rollerblades through a fireball? Or a car that goes off a cliff and then expodes in midair for no apparent reason?

Didn’t think so.


19 posted on 02/08/2013 7:51:08 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: InvisibleChurch

LMAO! Thanks! I needed a good laugh this Friday. Chuck Norris got nothing on this guy!


20 posted on 02/08/2013 7:55:36 AM PST by Clock King
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To: Clock King

Actually this is no worse than any of the Die Hard movies.

Especially when there are at least 6 airports that could have taken the Diverted Dulles traffic in the second one.


21 posted on 02/08/2013 8:02:05 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Resolute Conservative

Bullitt for sure, though it did lack a roller blade sequence. :-P


22 posted on 02/08/2013 8:03:28 AM PST by South40
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To: InvisibleChurch

When I read the headline, my first thought was of OJ driving on the freeway with police following :)


23 posted on 02/08/2013 8:05:32 AM PST by Abby4116
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To: InvisibleChurch

Ha ha ha - The cars just jump up in the air and THEN explode, for no reason at all.


24 posted on 02/08/2013 8:05:57 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: InvisibleChurch

Hilarious!


25 posted on 02/08/2013 8:14:16 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: fattigermaster

Actually, Ronin had three car chases, all of which were outstanding. I consider them to be the last great car chases in film, as pretty much everything since has been dependent on CGI, or at least much more finely controlled choreography. Kudos, though, to Denzel Washington’s Deja Vu, with the most unique car chase I’ve ever seen.


26 posted on 02/08/2013 8:24:09 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: ShadowAce

Yeah, it’s great. Supposedly they didn’t have permits for some of it and ran on open streets. When he hits the pole I don’t think it was planned. All the cop cars are what makes it, if you have a giant junk yard that becomes possible.

Vanishing Point is good too.

Freegards


27 posted on 02/08/2013 8:27:22 AM PST by Ransomed
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To: InvisibleChurch

Kind of like “most epic guitar solo ever”? ;-)

I wish I could see the video. I get the feeling it’s a sarcastic title.


28 posted on 02/08/2013 8:27:46 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Resolute Conservative

Damned straight! All else pales in comparison. No CGI there!


29 posted on 02/08/2013 8:29:45 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: dfwgator

I always thought an underrated car chase scene was Connery in Diamonds are Forever in downtown Las Vegas.


30 posted on 02/08/2013 8:34:21 AM PST by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Resolute Conservative

1. ‘To Live and Die in L.A.’
2. ‘Bullitt’
3. ‘Blues Brothers’
4. ‘French Connection’
5. ‘The Bourne Supremacy’


31 posted on 02/08/2013 8:37:27 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: InvisibleChurch

ßookmark for home viewing


32 posted on 02/08/2013 8:59:30 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: cuban leaf

Not once you see this video. Your life will be changed. You’ll never watch any movie the same way again.


33 posted on 02/08/2013 9:15:48 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: InvisibleChurch

I saw something a lot like this in Hartford about two weeks ago. Really, no lie. Sorta. Maybe. Kinda.


34 posted on 02/08/2013 9:25:33 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: InvisibleChurch

If it’s not the French Connection, the title ain’t true.


35 posted on 02/08/2013 9:27:42 AM PST by j_tull (The smart money these days is in brass and lead.)
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To: j_tull

36 posted on 02/08/2013 9:37:42 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: FatherofFive

Some might find that unbelievable. Others find it truly remarkable.


37 posted on 02/08/2013 11:27:19 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: oh8eleven
I'm willing to include in this discussion any car chase that doesn't include the cliche'd "running into a stack of boxes or garbage cans" scene. Gene Hackman is a hack ... at least as far as driving a car goes.
38 posted on 02/08/2013 11:30:57 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: cuban leaf

I like this Elwood Blues line from the sequel, “Blues Brothers 2000”:

“You can’t outrun a Motorola.”


39 posted on 02/08/2013 11:35:01 AM PST by fredhead (I'm not losing my hair, it's just retired and relocating further south.)
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To: Ransomed

Vanishing Point was great, one of my favorite car movies of all time. So was the original Italian Job. I’m surprised nobody has mentioned Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry either, though the best stunt in that was probably the helicopter doing a right-angle turn at practically no altitude.


40 posted on 02/08/2013 12:25:34 PM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: Ransomed

Vanishing Point was great, one of my favorite car movies of all time. So was the original Italian Job. I’m surprised nobody has mentioned Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry either, though the best stunt in that was probably the helicopter doing a right-angle turn at practically no altitude.


41 posted on 02/08/2013 12:25:50 PM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: HartleyMBaldwin

OK, I hit the Post button once and only once, then returned to the thread. And I’ll hit Post only once this time, too. Does FR do this often?


42 posted on 02/08/2013 12:30:14 PM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: HartleyMBaldwin
I'll throw in "The Seven Ups," too. That one, "Bullitt" and "The French Connection" were all choreographed and largely driven by the same guy, Bill Hickman


43 posted on 02/08/2013 1:04:38 PM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

I’ve never seen The Seven Ups, but I’ll have to. Didn’t know that about Mr. Hickman — what a driver!

I don’t care for all of the computer graphics these days. Better when it was done with actual cars.


44 posted on 02/08/2013 3:35:15 PM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: Clock King

45 posted on 02/08/2013 9:07:56 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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