Cars hidden in movies....

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madmuz
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We have had several threads about cars that were really the 'star' of films and TV shows.... the Bullet Mustang, the dodges in the Dukes of Hazard, the Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am, the starsky and Hutch Torinos, the 'Man in the suitcase Imp'.... I am not thinking of these sorts of vehicles in this thread.... I am looking for cars, maybe original or cool.... buried in movies or TV shows.... (not Heartbeat, that is too obvious) .... that you have spotted in your years of movie watching?


Have you a favorite movie/show where a car, special, exotic or unusual (to you) appears?


This movie is one of my all time favorites. It is a NZ film with lots of NZ accents... (and blood and guts).... it was the first movie Peter Jackson (Lord of the rings) made... it was supposed to be a 14 minute short, but over the 4 years it took to make, it became a full feature movie and cult classic. It was shot with a wind up 16mm bolex camera (no sound) and sound added post production. It actually won awards at Cannes film festival.


Peter often used Morris 1000's in his movies, and there is one in this one. He also has a purple V8 Capri and my favorite is the Blue Anglia Panel Van (with cutouts of the Beetles in the windshield.... the driver stands in the back looking out of the 'second storey' windsheild.... yes, the back of the Anglia van has another back of a van on top.... You see it driving in the middle of the movie and at the end


It is a very gross movie with over the top 'shoot'em ups' and chain sawing all thru it (McCullock naturally) but the grossness is so over the top it is very funny.... especially when you recognise the '3rd class aliens' are anyone not in front of the camera at the time.... and the credits make up 90% of Peter Jackson's family.


I find these cars awesome... they are just hidden in the movie.... not mentioned anywhere. What movies or programs do you know of that have hidden 'gems' in them, like bad taste?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Taste
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