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10 Amazing Facts About The World's Favorite Movie Cars

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Motorcycle enthusiast, Eric Gaulin presents an overview of amazing "behind the scenes" facts from 10 of the world's most favorite movie cars from 1970's classics like The French Connection (1971) to more recent films like six-time Oscar Awards Winner, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

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10 Amazing Facts About The World's Favorite Movie Cars

  1. 1. 10 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT THE WORLD’S FAVORITE MOVIE CARS PRESENTATION BY ERIC GAULIN
  2. 2. THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971) THE CAR CRASH DURING THE CHASE SEQUENCE WAS UNPLANNED AND WAS INCLUDED BECAUSE OF ITS REALISM. #10.
  3. 3. THE CAR THAT WAS HIT BELONGED TO A MAN WHO HAD MERELY JUST SET OFF TO GO TO WORK!
  4. 4. THE BLUES BROTHERS (1980) FOR THE FILM’S MAIN CHASE, 60 POLICE CARS WERE BOUGHT FOR $400 A PIECE, AND OUTFITTED WITH REINFORCED CHASSIS. #9.
  5. 5. A TOTAL OF 104 CARS WERE DESTROYED IN THE MAKING OF THE FILM.
  6. 6. BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985) THE FAMOUS, TIME TRAVELING DELOREAN WAS ALMOST A FAMOUS, TIME TRAVELING REFRIGERATOR! #8.
  7. 7. THE ORIGINAL SCRIPT HAD THE TIME MACHINE AS A STATIONARY DEVICE IN THE DOC’S LAB.
  8. 8. DAYS OF THUNDER (1990) THE STOCK RACING CARS WERE ACTUALLY CHEVROLETS OUTFITTED WITH FIBERGLASS BODIES. #7.
  9. 9. THE STRAIN OF RACING WAS TOO MUCH AND AT ONE POINT, HALF THE FLEET WAS IN THE REPAIR SHOP.
  10. 10. GONE IN 60 SECONDS (2000) SEVEN ELEANOR REPLICAS WERE MADE FOR USE IN THIS MOVIE. #6.
  11. 11. FIVE OF THEM WERE TOTALED DURING STUNT SEQUENCES. THE FINAL TWO WERE KEPT BY NICOLAS CAGE & JERRY BRUCKHEIME.
  12. 12. BATMAN BEGINS (2005) ON THE STREETS OF CHICAGO, A DRUNK PERSON ACCIDENTALLY CRASHED INTO THE BATMOBILE #5.
  13. 13. PANIC STRUCK, BELIEVING THAT THE VEHICLE WAS AN INVADING ALIEN SPACECRAFT.
  14. 14. THE DUKES OF HAZZARD (2005) TWO DODGE CHARGERS WERE BOUGHT FOR THE FILM FOR A TOTAL OF $2. #4.
  15. 15. IT WAS AGREED THAT AFTER THE FILM, THEY WOULD BE SOLD BACK TO THE ORIGINAL OWNER FOR $1.25 A PIECE.
  16. 16. DRIVE (2011) RYAN GOSLING NOT ONLY PLAYED THE LEAD ROLE IN THE FILM, BUT HE ALSO PERSONALLY RESTORED THE 1973 CHEVY MALIBU THAT HIS CHARACTER DRIVES IN THE FILM. #3.
  17. 17. NEED FOR SPEED (2014) A MAJORITY OF THE CAR STUNTS IN THE FILM WERE DONE PRACTICALLY USING CAR SHELLS. #2.
  18. 18. THE BODY SHELL FOR THE KOENIGSEGG, A $4.6 MILLION SUPERCAR, MOST A STAGGERING $300,000.
  19. 19. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015) INCREDIBLY, THE SCENE THAT GEORGE MILLER DESCRIBED AS BEING THE TOUGHEST SHOT TO FILM, WAS NAILED FIRST TIME BY STUNT DRIVER, LEE ADAMSON. #1.
  20. 20. DURING THIS SCENE, THE WAR RIG WAS ROLLED AND FLIPPED.
  21. 21. SOURCE: HTTP://WWW.VISUALISTAN.COM/ 2016/03/39-AMAZING-FACTS-ABOUT-THE- WORLDS-FAVOURITE-MOVIE-CARS.HTML
  22. 22. If you liked this piece, please visit: EricGaulinMotorcycle.com Eric Gaulin is an avid motorcyclist and ardent proponent of motorcycles culture.Eric’s passion for motorcycles began in Kindergarten when his dad came in for show and tell to display his new bike. His fascination started to blossom from there but when his father eventually sold his bike, Eric also stepped away for a while. It wasn’t until college where his passion for motorcycles was reinvigorated. In 2006, Eric earned his motorcycle safety certificate and hasn’t looked back since.

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