Opening Car Scenes

I’m sure there are articles about the best opening movie scenes involving cars, but, how many of them are without obnoxious slide-show “click for next” formats?

Cannonball Run

This is an easy choice. Highlights include Burt Reynold’s chuckling after the mini chase around the 20th Century Fox logo and the operatic Countach making mincemeat of the highway patrol.


The Italian Job

The song from the opening is almost mournful, and why not?

I wonder how much of Godfather was inspired from this movie?

Mad Max


Night Rider made barefoot driving fashionable.

Hey Bronze, fantastic scene, and Night Rider is crying towards the end because it’s so intense,

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