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Top 10 Movie Car Chases

What`s missing, I-A-B? Besides the original ``Vanishing Point`` and ``The Fast & The Furious?``

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Top 10 Movie Car Chases. What`s missing, I-A-B? Besides the original ``Vanishing Point`` and ``The Fast & The Furious?``
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OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14389 Posts
Friday, October 18, 2013 10:37:35 PM
Anyone here remember the chase scene from Brewster McCloud?

monsterzero
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 346 Posts
Friday, October 18, 2013 7:13:07 PM
"To live and die in L.A." had an awesome car chase.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 25716 Posts
Friday, October 18, 2013 1:02:48 PM
Dirty Harry: Another San Francisco chase! Epic!


pumba62
Male, 40-49, Canada
 962 Posts
Friday, October 18, 2013 10:54:45 AM
" Even so, in many instances, they illegally continued the chase into sections with no traffic control, where they actually had to evade real traffic and pedestrians. Many of the (near) collisions in the movie were therefore real and not planned (with the exception of the near-miss of the lady with the baby carriage, which was carefully rehearsed). A flashing police light was placed on top of the car to warn bystanders. A camera was mounted on the car's bumper for the shots from the car`s point-of-view. Hackman did some of the driving but the extremely dangerous stunts were performed by Bill Hickman, with Friedkin filming from the backseat. Friedkin operated the camera himself because the other camera operators were married with children and he was not. ..... Thanks to IMDB

pumba62
Male, 40-49, Canada
 962 Posts
Friday, October 18, 2013 10:53:48 AM
Taken from IMDB

"The car chase was filmed without obtaining the proper permits from the city. Members of the NYPD's tactical force helped control traffic. But most of the control was achieved by the assistant directors with the help of off-duty NYPD officers, many of whom had been involved in the actual case. The assistant directors, under the supervision of Terence A. Donnelly, cleared traffic for approximately five blocks in each direction. Permission was given to literally control the traffic signals on those streets where they ran the chase car..... Cont`d

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