Thursday Five: Top five movie cars - by number of appearances!
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While everyone goes on and on about Bond’s Aston Martins, time travelling DeLoreans and Batmobiles, the real star cars in the movies are the ones who do the hard graft - they are the automotive extras, the cars that do the actual work and never get the credit of the shiny hero cars.
In today’s Thursday Five we salute the cars that top the Internet Movie Car Database’s obsessive list of appearances by their sheer ubiquitous weight.
Ford Crown Victoria
No doubt simply down to it being the default choice as a police cruiser and a taxi for the last two decades or so, the mighty Crown Vic takes out top billing on the Internet Movie Car Database, with a thoroughly whopping 6,228 movie appearances putting it firmly in the lead. The ancient ladder-chassis behemoth was finally put down by Ford a few years back, but its sheer resilience has seen it staying in the starring role. Well, for background cars that is...