Car Movies

Movies With Mustangs

The Ford Mustang was officially unveiled by Henry Ford II at the World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York, on April 17, 1964. It also debuted the same day in Ford showrooms across America.

The Mustang also made its first appearance in the James Bond movie "Goldfinger," released on December 22, 1964.

Here is our list car movies that include Ford Mustangs.

Need for Speed (2014)

PG13 132 min. Starring 2013 Shelby GT500. Expected it to be cheesy since it was based on a video game.

Well, it was cheesy, but it was still entertaining!

The yet to be unveiled, redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang made a brief appearance in movie. The brand new Mustang was revealed in a similar way in the 1964 movie Goldfinger.

List of Cars in the Movie

Drive Hard (2014)

NR 92 min. Starring John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura, 1969 Ford Mustang. Former race car driver is forced to be a getaway driver in bank robbery.

This low-budget action comedy movie didn't get great reviews. Who cares. It's a fun movie and John Cusack played his role well.

"The interesting restriction was that we had to make it the most exciting car chase movie we could without damaging any of the vehicles." -Brian Trenchard-Smith, Director


Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

PG-13 118 min. Starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, Vinnie Jones, and Will Patton.

The film was directed by Dominic Sena, written by Scott Rosenberg, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer

Gone in Sixty Seconds is a loosely based on the 1974 film of the same name.

Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)

PG 105 min. Starring H. B. Halicki... The job? Steal 48 cars in five days.

"Gone in 60 Seconds is a 1974 American action film written, directed, produced by, and starring H.B. "Toby" Halicki. It centers on a group of car thieves and the 48 cars they must steal in a matter of days. The film is known for having wrecked and destroyed 93 cars in a car chase scene." -Wikipedia

The Mustang in this movie was codenamed "Eleanor."

Halicki went on to make a few more movies. Sadly, he was killed in 1989 in an accident while filming Gone in 60 Seconds 2 (unreleased).

A remake of this film was done in 2000. It starred Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie.

Bullitt (1968)

PG 114 min. Starring Steve McQueen, 1968 Ford Mustang 390 GT 2+2 Fastback, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn...

Grand Prix (1966)

NR 176 min. Starring James Garner. Includes real-life racing footage and cameo appearances by drivers including Formula One World Champions Phil Hill, Graham Hill, and more!

Grand Prix is a 1966 American drama film about motorsports featuring an international ensemble cast. The picture was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre and stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter and Antonio Sabàto. Toshiro Mifune has a supporting role as a race team owner, inspired by Soichiro Honda. The picture was photographed in Super Panavision 70 by Lionel Lindon, and presented in 70 mm Cinerama in premiere engagements. Its unique racing cinematography – in part credited to Saul Bass – is one of the main draws of the film.

The film includes real-life racing footage and cameo appearances by drivers including Formula One World Champions Phil Hill, Graham Hill, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark, Jochen Rindt and Jack Brabham. Other drivers who appeared in the film include Dan Gurney, Richie Ginther, Joakim Bonnier, Bruce McLaren and Jo Siffert.

One of the ten highest grossing films of 1966, Grand Prix won three Academy Awards for its technical achievements. -Wikipedia