Special Report

Greatest Car Chases in Movies

Source: Courtesy of Universal Studios

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
> Directed by: Paul Greengrass
> Starring: Matt Damon. Franka Potente, Brian Cox, Julia Stiles
> IMDb user rating: 7.7/10

Whiteknuckle car chases are the order of the day in this thriller starring Matt Damon. He’s a licensed-to-kill U.S. agent blamed for a disastrous CIA operation who uses his assassin skills to survive. The film was the second of five in the series.

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
> Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
> Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg
> IMDb user rating: 7.7/10

Besides a skydiving stunt, and jumping across rooftops, Tom Cruise is behind the wheel in a high-speed chase on a motorcycle through Paris. “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” is the latest of the six films in the series, which began in 1996 (another installment is due next year).

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Hell or High Water (2016)
> Directed by: David MacKenzie
> Starring: Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Ben Foster, William Sterchi
> IMDb user rating: 7.6/10

Two brothers in west Texas try to rescue the family ranch from foreclosure by robbing local banks and evading the law in car chases across the unforgiving landscape. Oscar winner Jeff Bridges plays the relentless Texas Ranger in pursuit of the brothers.

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Baby Driver (2017)
> Directed by: Edgar Wright
> Starring: Ansel Elgort, Jon Hamm, Jon Bernthal, Eliza González
> IMDb user rating: 7.6/10

The heist film directed by Edgar Wright opens with a high-octane and virtually wordless scene of bank robbers spirited away by a young driver, Ansel Elgort, who pairs his speed-demon skills with the music he’s listening to.

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Bullitt (1968)
> Directed by: Peter Yates
> Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Robert Duvall
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10

One of cinema’s archetypical chase scenes featuring the king of cool, Steve McQueen, outdueling organized crime hitmen on the streets of San Francisco. The film made the Mustang GT Fastback one of filmdom’s iconic automobiles.

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