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Top Ten Movie/TV Show Cars of All Time

When the vehicle in a movie overshadows the star itself, you know you have an incredible movie car. There are endless cars in movies but we’re counting down the top ten most iconic cars - the best of the best.

Here’s our top ten, in no particular order. 

Aston Martin DB5, Goldfinger 
The original Bond car sold for an incredible $4.6 million last year 
The Aston Martin DB5 is arguably the most famous James Bond car, first appearing in Goldfinger. The car is a beloved movie car thanks to Oscar winning special effects expert John Stears, who equipped the car with many gadgets like smoke screens and machine guns. Two were made for production, one with the gadgets and one without.

DeLorean DMC-12, Back to the Future
Scene from the movie featuring Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd
Despite the movie’s success, DeLorean flopped in the market. Nevertheless, the car gained a cult following due to its unique and futuristic design. As the car was a time machine in the movie, the specifications didn't really matter – that being said, the engine was replaced from a slow V6 with a V8 engine they got from a Porsche 928.  

Batmobile/Tumbler, Batman Begins
Batmobile in Christopher Nolan's 'Batman Begins'
There have been a handful of Batman movies and in each, the Batmobile has evolved and remained beyond cool and stylish. The latest adaption, the Dark Knight trilogy, the Batmobile is a beastly cross between a tank and a Lamborghini known as the 'Tumbler'. Made out of more than 65 carbon-fiber panels and with the capability to get to 60mph in 5 seconds, the Batmobile is modern day masterpiece. And as a bonus, it’s 100% real. No CGI trickery! 

Volkswagen Bus, Little Miss Sunshine
Little Miss Sunshine was critically acclaimed and nominated for four Academy Awards
Little Miss Sunshine is a classic – a story of a dysfunctional family travelling to a beauty pageant. The yellow Volkswagen bus that is used to travel in has become iconic since the movie’s release. The bus was chosen by the director based on his past experiences. 

Lincoln Continental, The Godfather
The scene of Sonny shot dead outside of his Lincoln Continental 
The Godfather is famous for being one of the greatest films ever made and stars legends such as Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and Robert Duvall. One of the most famous scenes is when Sonny Corleone is shot to death outside of his Lincoln Continental. It’s arguably the best car in the all time classic. 

Mini Cooper, The Italian Job
Scene from 'The Italian Job'
“You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” said famously by Michael Caine in The Italian Job, considered to be one of the best British movies ever made. A fleet of Mini Coopers is used to transport the stolen gold out of the city and is also part of the famous chase scene.  

Ferrari 250 GT California, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' was both a critical and commercial success.
In the film, Bueller convinces his best friend to borrow his dad’s rare 1969 Ferrari 250 GT California. Even though the Ferrari used in the movie was just a replica, it was loved by fans and the movie was a success.  

Ford XB Falcon, Mad Max
One of the many memorable cars from the franchise
The most memorable car from the Mad Max franchise, the Ford XB Falcon, is used by Max in the film. Known as either the ‘Pursuit Special’ or ‘V8 Interceptor’, the car is an iconic vehicle. 

Dodge Charger, The Dukes of Hazzard
The General in action
Named the 'General Lee' or simply as the 'The General', the car is famously known for its signature horn, long jumps and the doors being welded shut leaving the characters to climb in and out through the windows.  

Ford Gran Torino, Starsky and Hutch

'The Striped Tomato' in Starsky and Hutch
Nicknamed the ‘Striped Tomato’, the bright red Gran Torino with white stripes might have not been completely appropriate as an undercover cop car, but nevertheless, it was pretty awesome. An iconic car for an iconic TV series. 



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