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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 17:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I vote for:

1. Bullitt
2. The French Connection
3. The Seven-Ups
4. The Blues Brothers


What are yours?

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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 18:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The four that are listed by the topic starter are great. I would like mention a film that is largely a chase scene. Steven Spielbergs film directing debut (Duel) which he did for N.B.C. t.v. in the U.S.A. In the film a salesmen played by Dennis Weaver is pursued by a crazed truck/lorry driver.

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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 18:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

^Another excellent choice there Danny.

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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 19:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Duel. Heh, that reminds me of my math class. For some odd reason we watched the entire thing.


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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 19:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nathan wrote:

^Another excellent choice there Danny.
Thank you.

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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 19:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The sequence from North by northwest in which Cary Grant who has been force feed alcohol and is barely able to drive, tries to escape from the bad guys while driving along seaside cliffs.

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Posted: 28 Nov 06, 21:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nothing beats the car chase on The Matrix Reloaded. As much as the sequel didn't live to the original, the whole car chase is worth the price paid for a movie ticket.

It's over 15 minutes of pure orgasmic adrenaline on film.


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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 04:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love the Blues Brothers chase. "Ah shit, he broke my watch."


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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 06:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mr.Jingles wrote:

Nothing beats the car chase on The Matrix Reloaded. As much as the sequel didn't live to the original, the whole car chase is worth the price paid for a movie ticket.

It's over 15 minutes of pure orgasmic adrenalina on film.


YES EXACTLY. :D

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 06:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Double post.

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 08:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the bourne supremacy.

but the best fight scene on a train was ocean's twelve. reason why: one side were for the yankees, the red sox the other. XD

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 11:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I was going to say the Matrix Reloaded, as well. Trinity is such a bad ass in the motorcycle part. :-)

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 12:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mr.Jingles wrote:

Nothing beats the car chase on The Matrix Reloaded. As much as the sequel didn't live to the original, the whole car chase is worth the price paid for a movie ticket.

It's over 15 minutes of pure orgasmic adrenaline on film.


Dang straight. It's amazingly well done. When Trinity is on that bike it is hard to tell what cars are cgi and which are real. An amazing scene.

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 14:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes! Bullitt! AMAZING! Steve McQueen doing all that himself. What a pro!



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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 14:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Steve Mcqueen was very cool. The motorbike chase from The Great Escape in which he is pursued by German soldiers is a thrill.

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 15:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

How can you people say The Matrix Reloaded car chase scene was good? 90% of it was not even real!!! So if that counts, whenever I play Grand Theft Auto is the best car chase scene ever.

Seriously, though, how about To Live And Die In L.A.? William Petersen in South Central.

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 15:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The chase in The Matrix is still a car chase scene.

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 15:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If you put the scene from French Connection and this Matrix of yours in the same league, then I think you're missing the point.

Then the podracing scene was twice as long as The Matrix. Episode I wins.

How about the lightcycles on Tron?

What about the new cartoon movie Cars?

Speed Racer blows 'em all away. Go Speed Racer, go!

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 15:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What does the length of the chase have to do with anything?

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Posted: 29 Nov 06, 15:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think the fact that they're not REAL CARS superscedes anything!!

Just an opinion of mine, that's all.

And Length? If it's long, it's gotta be good (French Connection). Not artificial. After about 5 minutes of that Matrix scene, it felt like a video game. I've never gone back and watched it a 2nd time.

I've probably watched FC's at least twenty to thirty times in my life.