If you ever found yourself wondering, what’s the best movie that featured a Mustang, you’re in luck. With the whole Mustang development and promotion team sitting at home like the rest of us, they picked their top ten favorites. Here they are.
Two identical 1968 Mustang GT Fastbacks were used in the filming of the classic Warner Bros. movie “Bullitt” that debuted in theaters on Oct. 17, 1968. Ford revived the iconic nameplate as the 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
When it comes to explosive badass assassin movies, the John Wick series is one of the best of the modern era. Enter the 1969 Mustang Mach 1, a car that matches Wick’s quick-tempered reputation for swift and decisive action.
This classic 1964 James Bond movie was the first major motion picture to feature the pony car although Tilly Masterson’s 1964 Ford Mustang meets an unfortunate ending.
Gone in 60 Seconds
For the 2000 remake of the original 1974 film, starring Nicholas Cage and Angelina Jolie, the part of Eleanor was ‘played’ by a 1967 Shelby GT500. Seven Eleanor replicas were created for production, with five being totaled during stunt sequences.
I Am Legend
Will Smith’s character Robert Neville chose a supercharged red 2007 Mustang Shelby GT500 as his companion (plus his dog) in their fight for survival.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
A 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback takes on a rival car in the final climactic mountain race in the third installment of the Fast and Furious franchise.
Diamonds are Forever
Bond, James Bond, puts a 1971 Mustang Mach 1 through its paces as a getaway car in a memorable chase sequence through Las Vegas, escaping through an alleyway on two wheels. The stunt was performed by legendary stuntman Bill Hickman.
This 2005 Mustang was built specially by Saleen and prepped by DreamWorks SKG for the movie. Before being turned into the rolling evil Decepticon known as Barricade, the car started life as a Saleen S281 Extreme with a 4.6-liter V8 and five-speed shifter.
Featuring a 1966 Shelby GT350H, American acting favorite James Garner plays American Formula 1 driver Pete Aron in director John Frankenheimer’s landmark film about F1 racing.
War of the Worlds
The 1966 Shelby GT350H driven by Tom Cruise in director Steven Spielberg’s 2005 film is considered by many auto enthusiasts to be the best part of this particular movie.
So that is the Mustang team’s picks, not sure if they were in any particular order. What are some of your favorites? And I swear to the holy pony gods, if you post idiots leaving cars and coffee, I’ll burn this whole place down.