over 3 years
if you liked tarantino's "Death proof" you owe it to yourself to see this.
Story is nonsensical, but the car chase scenes are thrilling and very well done.
over 6 years
O.G. car chase movie. (12/20/2009)
A stunning and surreal journey through a fixed time in US history.
Vanishing Point is a 1971 American action-road movie directed by Richard C. Sarafian; starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, and Dean Jagger.
Vanishing Point is notable for its scenery from filming locations across the American Southwest and its social commentary on the post-Woodstock mood in the United States. The film is beloved by Mopar auto enthusiasts because it prominently features a classic 1970 Dodge Challenger muscle car.
Kowalski Barry Newman, a car delivery driver based in Denver, Colorado, is assigned to deliver a white 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum to San Francisco. A Medal of Honor Vietnam veteran, former race car driver and former motorcycle racer, he lost his job as a cop after being framed in a drug bust, in retaliation for preventing his partner from raping a young woman. He seemingly gave up his automobile and motorcycle racing careers after two near-fatal accidents. He is haunted by the surfing death of his girlfriend Vera, the one true love of his life. He...