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Old 06-30-2011, 10:39 PM   #15
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I love my car, and enjoy the Transformer movies, but the car chase in "Bullitt" will always stand as the best, IMO.
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I forgot about "I Am Legend," that was pretty cool. Hunting in a pony car is almost worth the zombie apocalypse... but not what happened to the poor dog.
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:41 PM   #16
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I don't know... I really like the first 5 min. of "I am Legend"... hearing that supercharger wine through Central Park
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I love my car, and enjoy the Transformer movies, but the car chase in "Bullitt" will always stand as the best, IMO.
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:26 PM   #17
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I love my car, and enjoy the Transformer movies, but the car chase in "Bullitt" will always stand as the best, IMO.
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i agree completely. mustangs have been in more movies, but im pretty sure tranformers trumps them. just MO tho
this is exactly what I mean...Im not for disrespecting a 'stangs place in pop culture...its pretty well entrenched...its just the power of today's blockbuster movies that impresses me
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:37 PM   #18
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Man all of you are wrong!

Fast and furious' with all the rice wagons > transformers > Gone in 60 sec > I am legend > any other car movie.






PSYCH.

I'm going back to watching TV.

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Old 07-01-2011, 12:14 AM   #19
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That's ridiculous! I mean WHO would be dumb enough to let a movie influence how they feel about their car...
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:37 AM   #20
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:56 AM   #21
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That's ridiculous! I mean WHO would be dumb enough to let a movie influence how they feel about their car...
not what Im sayin at all. Its like any electrion, 40% will always go one way (stang) and 40% will always go the other (camaro). Advertising and Marketing, and product placement will be what is used to sway the other 20%.

What Im askin is, "is the fact that Camaro sales are thru the roof right now largely attributable to an ultimate coup (not coupe) in product placement in a movie?"
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:58 AM   #22
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I don't know... I really like the first 5 min. of "I am Legend"... hearing that supercharger wine through Central Park
this. that mustang looked so sick too.
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:06 PM   #23
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It's going to be a long time before a more iconic "car" movie comes around than Smokey & the Bandit.

You can't tell me that EVERYONE--young & old alike don't think of S & B when they see a late 70's TransAm with that screamin' eagle on the hood. Yes...5th Gen Camaros/Transformers is close, and the Mustang/Shelby will invoke both Bullit & Gone in 60 seconds in a car enthusiasts brain.

But no car/movie combo will ever be as ingrained in our minds as Smokey & the Bandit...IMHO.

And to the product placement question....yes. Cool cars in cool movies will have people going out and at least wanting if not actually buying that car. After I saw Fast Five, I told my husband, "If those new Chargers really do have enough power to pull a safe out of a concrete wall....that will be my next 4 door."
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:18 PM   #24
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It's going to be a long time before a more iconic "car" movie comes around than Smokey & the Bandit.

You can't tell me that EVERYONE--young & old alike don't think of S & B when they see a late 70's TransAm with that screamin' eagle on the hood.

But no car/movie combo will ever be as ingrained in our minds as Smokey & the Bandit...IMHO.


...well said. This is the point Im gettin at. A Camaro never had "iconic" cred. These movies may have had enough reach to trump all the cred held by Mustangs due to movies like Bullit, etc...
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:28 PM   #26
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So, I went to Transformers 3 last night. I parked so when you pulled up, you could see my car right away. I then waited outside for a bit til the movie started. As I was waiting, I counted 20 people stopped and took a photo of my car with their phones. And mine isn't even yellow! How cool is that?
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IMO the best car movies ever, Vanishing Point, Bullit, Gone in 60 Seconds (both versions), Transformers ...
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Need a Camaros in the movies fix? Check this site out. http://www.imcdb.org/vehicles.php?ma...=Camaro&page=1

Most are fleeting moments of Camaros but still fun to browse through. Who would of thought there was a Camaro in "Attack of the 60 foot Centerfolds"?
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