The Fast and the Furious (2001)
This movie ushered in a new era of import street racing in America, and turned into a franchise with 7 Fast and Furious movies. Paul Walker died before filming of the 7th movie was completed, however, this final edition to the series is slated to be released in 2015.
This movie is propelled to the top of our list for two basic reasons: it has Steve McQueen in it, and it has this awesome trailer with superior narration…
Days of Thunder (1990)
Following an epic performance in Top Gun during the 1980’s, this was Tom Cruise’s follow up for the man-cave movie crowd; a gem from his pre-scientology days,
The Cannonball Run (1981)
This is an American classic that encompasses a fast driving spirit and the generational thunder that was exiting the 1970’s at a high rate of speed.
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
This year 2000 remake of a 1970’s classic places Nicholas Cage in a position of needing to steal 50 cars in 1 night in order to save his brother. The movie’s final chase scene features a ’67 Shelby GT 500 named “Eleanor” which can be seen below.
Talladega Nights (2006)
This hilarious film stars Will Ferrell and satirizes the NASCAR culture of America.
The Transporter (2002)
This movie started a franchise that now has 3 completed movies and 3 more announced & planned. In these films, Jason Statham acts as an underground transporter of unnamed illicit items who hits a bump in the road.
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)
This is another classic movie from the 1980’s that showcases a part of the American dream. Watch Clark Griswold take his family on a cross country road trip only to find out that the amusement park that they are planning to visit is closed.