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    Rods 'n' Sods Junkie King Fast's Avatar
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    Films every petrol head should see.

    Just thought this might be an interesting thread to kick off.

    I love such films as American Graffiti with those fantastic cars, but I just wanted to find out what other great films are out there that are worth a look such as

    For more details abount these films, here is a useful link.

    http://www.imdb.com/

    The List so far as at 1st December 2009

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    1 Aloha,Bobby & Rose
    2 American Graffiti
    3 Angel Heart
    4 Badlands
    5 Blob, The
    6 Blues Brothers
    7 Born to Run
    8 Brannigan
    9 Bullit
    10 Burning Rubber
    11 Burnout
    12 California Kid,The
    13 Cannon Ball Run
    14 Cannonball
    15 CAR, The
    16 Carry On Cabby
    17 Cars that ate Paris, The
    18 Cars The Movie
    19 Catch me if you can [late 80`s film with 57 chevy]
    20 Choppers, The
    21 Christine
    22 Cobra [just for the merc]
    23 Convoy
    24 Corvette Summer
    25 Cruisin
    26 Days of Thunder
    27 Death race (remake)
    28 Death race 2000
    29 Delonquents Daughter
    30 Devil on wheels
    31 Dirty Mary Crazy Larry
    32 Drag Racer
    33 Dragstrip girl
    34 Dragstrip Riot
    35 Duel
    36 Dukes of Hazard, The
    37 Fast Company
    38 Fear is the key'
    39 Fireball 500
    40 French Connection
    41 Funny Car Summer
    42 Genevieve
    43 Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow
    44 Giant Gila Monstor, The
    45 Gone in 60 seconds (The Re make)
    46 Gone in sixty seconds ( The original version )
    47 Goodbye Pork Pie
    48 Gran Torino
    49 Grand Prix
    50 Greased Lightning
    51 Green Helmet, The
    52 Gridlock
    53 Gumball Rally
    54 Heart Like A Wheel
    55 Hell Drivers
    56 Herbie
    57 High Scholl Hellcats
    58 High School Confidential
    59 Highway Man, The
    60 Hi-Riders
    61 Hollywood Nights
    62 Hooper
    63 Hot Car Girl
    64 Hot Rod (1979)
    65 Hot Rod (1950)
    66 Hot rod girl
    67 Hot Rod Hullabaloo
    68 Hot Rod Rumble
    69 Italian Job,The
    70 John Milners Fuel Dragster
    71 Junkman,The (Gone in 60 seconds 2)
    72 Last American Hero
    73 Last Picture Show, The
    74 Le Mans
    75 Le Marginal
    76 Lively set, The
    77 Mad Max 1
    78 Moonrunners
    79 Moonshine Highway[ original 50`s ]
    80 Moonshine Highway[remade early 90`sversion]
    81 National Lampoons Animal House
    82 On Any Sunday
    83 Pace That Thrills, The
    84 Paper Moon
    85 Party's Over,The (Graffiti 2)
    86 Pit Stop
    87 Quadrophenia
    88 Rebel Without a Cause
    89 Red Corvette
    90 Red Line 7000
    91 Repo Man
    92 Return to Macon County ('Highway Girl' )
    93 Roadhouse 66
    94 Roadracers
    95 Ronin
    96 Running on Empty
    97 Seven-Ups,The
    98 Shutdown
    99 Smokey & the Bandit
    100 Speed Crazy
    101 Supervan
    102 Talladega Nights
    103 T-bird Gang
    104 Teenage Thunder
    105 Thunder Alley
    106 thunder in Carolina
    107 Thunder Road
    108 Two lane black top.
    109 Van Nuys Boulevard
    110 Vanishing Point
    111 Wild Angels
    112 Wild One, The
    113 Wild Ride, The
    114 Worlds Fastest Indian



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    Gone in sixty seconds ( The original version )
    dirty mary crazy larry
    just a couple off the top of my head

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    1 Two lane black top.
    2 Gone in 60 seconds ,original
    3 Vanishing point.
    4 Bullet.

    Two lane black top is like a snap shot in time of that era.


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    my fav at the moment is, worlds fastest indian

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    Quote Originally Posted by sqweaka View Post
    my fav at the moment is, worlds fastest indian
    I second that!! Without a doubt the best petrolhead film!!

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    watched a film the other night on cable called 'Aloha,Bobby & Rose' with Paul LeMat, great film,great cars,great soundtrack. Benny & the Jets by Elton John never sounded so good(watch it & see for yourselves!)

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    The world's fastest indian is ace i think it generally sums up the spirit and origins of our hobby, just that its done with a motorbike and not a car.

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    Burt monroe ..............the worlds fastest indian ................. as has been said a REAL rodder

    I did enjoy gone in 60 this time around (never seen the original) but have been told that there was a sequeal called something like the scrap man

    and i have got to say HOTROD has got to be my fav

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    The California Kid

    Heart Like A Wheel

    The Party's Over (Graffiti 2)

    Herbie

    The Italian Job
    High tec rods.....elements of the past and the future combining to make something not quite as good as either.

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    If you like early fifties 'Jellymould' Yanks, watch Angel Heart.

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