The Cannonball Run, Movie Cars (1981)
Here we look at and name the Cannonball Run film Cars from 1981
Cannonball Run Film from 1980 is an illegal car race across the USA from New York to Los Angeles. later became known to a broader public through several Hollywood films. The First Main high budget film was produced in 1981 and directed by former stuntman Hal Needham, who played a small supporting role himself.The plot is very similar to those of the two 1976 films Cannonball and The World's Craziest Rally.
The film was a huge commercial success and was the sixth highest-grossing film of 1981
The teams use various tricks to compete for victory, but after 3000 miles Marcie and Jill win in their Lamborghini because Victor as Captain Chaos saves a poodle from drowning instead of putting the card in the time clock.
The Main cars
1979 Ford Econoline Ambulance
J.J. McClure (Burt Reynolds) and Victor Prinzim (Dom DeLuise) and his superhero "Captain Chaos drive a Dodge Tradesman ambulance.
1978 Ferrari 308 GTS
Jamie Blake (Dean Martin) and Morris Fenderbaum (Sammy Davis Jr.) dressed as Catholic priests drive a Ferrari 308 GTS.
1980 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 S
Jill Rivers (Tara Buckman) and Marcie Thatcher (Adrienne Barbeau) with a Lamborghini Countach.
1980 Subaru DL 4WD Hatchback
Jackie Chan and his engineer and navigator (Michael Hui) drive a Subaru GL with Turbo rocket booster engine.
1963 Aston Martin DB5
Seymour Goldfarb, Jr. (Roger Moore) drives a James Bond style Aston Martin DB5 with gadgets.
1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
Sheikh Abdul ben Falafel (Jamie Farr) with a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow.
1976 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Terry (Bradshaw) and Mel (Tillis) drive a street-legal Chevrolet racer.
Other notable cars
1978 Dodge Sportsman Van,1980 GMC C-35 Sierra Classic Crew Cab,1978 GMC Vandura,1976 Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna S3,1980 Pontiac Firebird, Coupé ,1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am,1970 Checker Marathon,1975 Chevrolet Bel Air,1930 Chevrolet Universal Coach,1978 Ford Club Super Wagon,1980 Ford Mustang Cobra Turbo,1974 Plymouth Fury,Van 1972 Volvo 142 Sedan,Diemen RF80 Race car,Volkswagen Baja Bug.
The Back Ground cars that can be seen in the film
BMW: 1977 BMW 320i (E21) Sedan.
Buick: 1970 Buick LeSabre Sedan.
Cadillac: 1969 Cadillac DeVille Convertible,1967 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado Coupé.
Chevrolet: 1973 Chevrolet C-30 Crew Cab Pick-up,1974 Chevrolet Camaro Coupé,1979 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Convertible,1970 Chevrolet El Camino Pick-up, 1976 Chevrolet El Camino Classic Conquista, 1973,1979,1979 Chevrolet Impala,1974,1979 Chevrolet Monte Carlo,.
Chrysler: 1981 Chrysler LeBaron Sedan,1976 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham.
Dodge: 1973 Dodge Challenger Rallye 340 Coupé .
Fiat Ferrari: 1974 Dino 246 GTS Series III.
Ford: 1975 Ford Club Wagon,1957 Ford F-Series Heavy Duty,1977,1977 Ford F-Series Pick-up,1978 Ford Fairmont Wagon,1977,1979 Ford LTD, 1979 Ford Mustang Coupé.
Honda: 1978 Honda Accord, 1973 Honda Civic.
Lotus: 1976 Lotus Esprit S1.Mazda:1976 Mazda Cosmo, 1979 Mazda RX-7.
Mercury: 1977 Mercury Cougar XR-7,1975 Mercury Marquis Colony Park.
Oldsmobile: 1974 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme.
Pontiac: 1980,1977,1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am,1977.1980 Pontiac LeMans.
Porsche: 1968,1978 Porsche 911.
Rolls-Royce: 1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III
Toyota: 1976 Toyota Corolla,1973 Toyota Corona, 1980 Toyota 4x4 Truck.
Volvo: 1980 Volvo 245.