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Bullitt

Sun Aug 04, 2002 3:00 pm

Just saw the movie. what do you think of the 68 Mustang and Charger R/T.

And what do you think of the cool shots of the Pan Am 707-321B's and PSA 727-117 and 217 at SFO at the end of the movie...AWESOME!!!!
 
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RE: Bullitt

Sun Aug 04, 2002 11:59 pm

The 68 Charger was a badass car, and so was the 68 Mustang

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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 12:30 am

I can't believe you didn't even mention Jacqueline Bisset! Sigh...
 
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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 12:49 am

At the end of the big chase scene-

when the Charger runs into the gas station and explodes-

watch it again, and you can see the Charger go on by behind the station before the explosion occurs.

Oops.

It's also funny to see how many times they run by the same cars on teh various streets during the chase; I recall them passing a particular VW bug many times.

Still one of the epic car chase scenes. As you can tell, I've watched it too many times.
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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 12:53 am

best car chase movie ever, I have a 2001 Bullit Edition Mustang.
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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 1:06 am

Bullitt is one of my favorite movies, I just saw it two weeks ago on TV.

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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 1:38 am

An amazing car chase scene, truly a ground breaker. Moviemakers prior to that would simply speed up the film when editing car chase sequences giving them a hokey "Gilligan's Island" look. Bullitt was filmed at actual speeds, sometimes in excess of 100mph.

And Sccutler is correct. They towed that Charger up to the proper speed and released it, but it missed the gas station. However, that small point fails to ruin such an awesome sequence.

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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 10:36 am

The airport chase is the best. How about when Steve McQueen dives under the 707 during the takeoff roll, wow.
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RE: Bullitt

Mon Aug 05, 2002 11:21 am

Anyone caught the reg. of the 707's featured in the airport chase?? Big grin

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