10 Best Muscle Car Movies
There's nothing like driving a fast set of wheels, but if you don't own one, you can watch one or all of the 10 best muscle car movies. All muscle cars have one thing in common: speed. Check out the following list of the best muscle car movies to date.
"The Fast and the Furious" (2001) This movie is about rival gangs of illegal street racers and their muscle cars. The story follows an FBI agent who goes undercover as an illegal racer in order to investigate a string of hijackings.
"Bullitt" (1969) The main character in this muscle car movie is a Ford Mustang with a 6.4 Liter V-8 engine that produces 325 hp. The movie is about a tough detective who's been given the task of protecting a Mafia member until he can testify against his associates.
"Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry" (1974) This movie features some very famous muscle cars, one being the 1969 Dodge Charger. The story is about a stock car driver and his mechanic who plan a hold-up in order to buy a new race car. Larry's girlfriend plants herself in the getaway car,and the three outrun every law enforcement vehicle that pursues, all the way to the explosive ending.
"Death Proof" (2007) This movie is about a psychopathic murderer who drives a modified muscle car. He uses the fast machine to lure women and once inside, they're in for a collision at 200 mph that he comes out of without a scratch.
"Vanishing Point" (1971) This muscle car movie features a 1970 Dodge Challenger with a 7.2 liter V-8 engine that produces 375 hp. The story follows an ex-race car driver as he attempts to drive from Denver to San Francisco in under fifteen hours.
"Transformers" (2007) The movie features a Chevy Camaro muscle car with a 6.2 Liter V-8 that produces 426 hp. The movie is about a race of aliens who can transform into machines in order to disguise themselves from humans.
"Cobra" (1986) This muscle car movie features a 1950 Mercury Monterey fitted with a 383 small block and a nitrous kit. The story follows a super cop who is sent to stop a cult of serial killers and protect a beautiful witness so she can testify against them.
"Gone in 60 Seconds" (2000) This movie features the Shelby Mustang muscle car. It is about a master car thief who wants to get out of the business, but first agrees to a near impossible deal of stealing 50 luxury cars in one night in order to get his brother out of harm's way.
"The Gumball Rally" (1976) This comedy movie featured many muscle cars. It is about a cross country race from New York City to California.
"Mad Max" (1979) This Australian classic features a modified XB GT Ford Falcon with a 351 Cleveland power plant under the hood. The story follows a police officer set out to revenge the murder of his family in a post-apocalyptic Australian outback.