Cars and cinema share a rich heritage, so with Hot August Nights winding down in Reno, I thought it would be fun to look at some of the greatest classic car films of all time.
Some of my picks, such as the Stephen King thriller “Christine,” have a car at the heart of the plot. Others, like “Rebel Without a Cause” and “The French Connection,” simply feature cars in pivotal scenes. In compiling the list, our main concern was that the film include a classic car or two and that it demonstrate just how important automobiles have become in film culture.
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