Bullitt

Brakes? Where we’re going, we don’t need brakes.

Steve McQueen punches the pedal through the metal, careening through San Francisco as a maverick cop who can’t be bought, or killed.

Famous for an extended 11-minute car chase which helped win editor Frank P. Keller an Oscar, Bullitt also boasts a memorable music score courtesy Lalo Schifrin.

Toss in a supporting cast which includes Robert Duvall, Jacqueline Bisset, and Robert Vaughn, and top it off with McQueen at his brooding best, and it’s easy to see why this has stood the test of time.

The motor on this one still revs.

 

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