Bullitt Car Chase

In lieu of the last post.  Here is the best car chase scene in movie history.  If you come and argue The French Connection you won’t find no beef here.  I’ll agree, that Gene Hackman scene is crazy good.  But this scene?  This has everything going for it: the slow build, the seat belt buckle at 3:25, the car sounds, Lalo Schifrin’s score, jesus h. christ.  It has everything.  It was the first time in cinematic history that a camera was mounted to a car during a chase for god’s sake!

If you enjoy that, you might like to watch the scene mapped out in San Francisco IRL.

The art of being a man ended with Steve McQueen.

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