Directed by 1 writing credits 3 cast 60 produced by 2 music by 1. Though steve mcqueens performance in the film bullitt was certainly memorable, for many the real star was the 1968 ford mustang gt 390 used. Unfollow 1968 bullitt mustang to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. An effort should be made to locate the bullitt mustang i heard that its been sitting in a barn in new jersey for a long time and restore it to the condition it was in when mcqueen drove it in the film. Foram utilizados na perseguicao dois mustangs fastback 1968 gt 390 4 marchas e. One featured a roll cage and handled the messiest stunts for the. Its interesting, bullitt is basically a film noir feature, in spite the fact that its filmed in color and was made in 1968. Browse fun facts and trivia about at classic movie hub cmh.
In one of his most famous roles, steve mcqueen stars as toughguy police detective frank. If you dont know about the film, ill cut to the chase. Lalo schifrin wrote the original jazzinspired score, arranged. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Longlost 1968 mustang from bullitt likely worth millions. Lalo schifrins score for the classic urban crime drama, bullitt 1968. Film score monthly this new, sparklingly clear performance of arguably the best jazzbased film score of the 60s, lalo schifrins music shines as never before, revealing the original issue recording. In 1968 the movie bullitt was released, featuring steve mcqueen who played lt. Bullitt, american action film, released in 1968, that features steve mcqueen in what many consider his definitive role. An oscar winner for best film editing 1968, this razoredged thriller features one of cinema historys most memorable car chases.
Steve mcqueens bullitt 1968 mustang gt sells for millions at mecum auctions motorsports on nbc duration. Bullitt 1968 san francisco car chase scene 410 movieclips movieclips. Before the night is out, the star witness for an important trial lies dying and detective frank bullitt steve mcqueen wont rest until the shooters and the kingpin behind them are nailed. Bullitts highland green 1968 ford mustang 390 cid fastback ask a gearhead if they can recite that if you need proof has become so iconic that ford has released two mustang bullitt editions over the years. Bullitt 1968 peter yates, film locations 1968 bullitt film locations. When it comes to locations for car chases, few cities can compare to hilly san francisco and few actors could have been more suited to the role of hardnosed, risktaking police detective frank bullitt than steve mcqueen. During the car chase, when the charger goes wide on a corner and hits a camera, the film was salvaged and red frames added at the end, to give a point of impact impression. Steve mcqueens bullitt 1968 mustang gt sells for millions at mecum auctions. Unrestored 1968 ford mustang from bullitt is a detroit. The picture stars steve mcqueen, robert vaughn, and jacqueline bisset. Rent bullitt 1968 starring steve mcqueen and robert vaughn on dvd and bluray.
The definitive detective thriller, featuring one of the screens greatest car chases and razorsharp oscarwinning editing. The tracks released on the album are alternate versions of those heard in the film and were rerecorded at the film producers insistence for a more pop oriented soundtrack. It is a great recording and i like it very much but it has very little to do with what you hear in the movie. Robbery had a great chase sequence in it, involving a running machine gun battle, all sorts of near misses in heavy traffic, lots of blood and remarkable photography. Overview of bullitt, 1968, directed by peter yates, with steve mcqueen, robert vaughn, jacqueline bisset, at turner classic movies. The film is also known for its iconic carchase sequence. Original sound track from the warner bros seven arts motion picture bullitt all selections published by warnersevarts publishing corp. The music also helps define the attitude of frank bullitt steve mcqueen to his life, his surroundings, and his feelings, helping the viewer get an emotional connection to main character. Mcqueen as edgy cop with access to fast cars and a score to settle. View in itunes action star steve mcqueen the getaway, the magnificent seven is at his dynamic best as a san francisco cop assigned to guard a star witness who soon ends up dead. Younger viewers may not get what all the fuss is about, but action like this just. Trustman and harry kleiner was based on the 1963 novel, mute witness, by robert l.
San francisco locations, crisp dialogue and totheletter police, hospital and morgue procedures. Instead of that the cd has another version recorded in 1968 by lalo schifrin. Hundreds of personal effects belonging to steve mcqueen, the charismatic actor who became a hollywood legend with bullitt, the great escape and the magnificent seven, have. Bullitt is a soundtrack album to the motion picture bullitt, by argentine composer, pianist and conductor lalo schifrin, recorded in 1968 and released on the warner bros. In the restaurant scene near the beginning of the film, the actor playing the waiter accidentally flips the corner of the menu in steve mcqueens eye, but it was left in the. As expected, mcqueen is stylish and ubercool, but of course the car chase is well and truly the films highlight, doing much to seal both the legend of, and rivalry between, the ford mustang and the dodge charger. Records in 1968 wpcr783 containing music from bullitt 1968. The scene with bullits girlfriend opening up about how his job is changing him is so poorly conceived. Frank bullitt played by mcqueen is a worldweary police lieutenant in san francisco who is tasked with guarding the mob.
As expected, mcqueen is stylish and ubercool, but of course the car chase is well and truly the film s highlight, doing much to seal both the legend of, and rivalry between, the ford mustang and the dodge charger. I bought this cd because i thought it was the original film version of the great soundtrack you hear in the movie. Dirty harry is very much a film beholden to bullitt both were selfconsciously thought of as modern westerns, for example, and perhaps nowhere more so than in the grim taciturnity of their eponymous heroes. Bullitt a crime thriller from the late 60s starring steve mcqueen,all suits and ties but steve stands out with his cool casual attire,parts of the script are a bit corny the surname bullitt for example a little to obvious. This is a bluray dvd made for bluelaser format players which produce higher quality picture and sound. Bullitt 1968 peter yates, film locations 1968 bullitt.
The supporting cast either fell into line bullitts fellow officers or fell into an unhappy wasteland. In part 762 of why, oh why are they remaking this, it looks like brad pitt will star in a remake of. Basically, the score to bullitt is exactly what a perfect film score should do, end of story. The film stars steve mcqueen as san francisco police detective frank bullitt, caught up with protecting a.
An all guts, no glory san francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. The film contains one of the most well known car chases. San francisco was a favorite location for noir films. Bullitt 1968 peter yates september 11, 2015 high profile san francisco police lieutenant frank bullitt is asked personally by ambitious walter chalmers, who is in town to hold a us senate subcommittee hearing on organized crime, to guard johnny ross, a chicago based mobster who is about to turn evidence against the organization at the hearing. If youve seen any thriller in the past four decades, you can trace its roots back to bullitt. Bullitt is about a lieutenant with the san francisco p. The highland green 1968 ford mustang gt fastback with american racing mag wheels instantly became an automotive icon.
The car chase with a rather nice 1968 mustang gt, still holds its own against upstarts such as the matrix reloaded. The film stars steve mcqueen as detective lieutenant frank bullitt. Despite this gag being in situ for decades, on the current cinemax asia print, someone has seen fit to completely remove these last frames of the shot. Find movie and film cast and crew information for bullitt 1968 peter yates on allmovie.
Although the film being almost fifty years old is still very watchable,mcqueen playing it lean and mean as is his acting. Bullitt is definitely a classic film in my eyes, not just because its an old film, but due to the fact that it has an incredibly engaging array of characters and the action sequences are some of. I cant think of a single film that precedes bullitt that has a chase scene that at all resembles the one in this picture. Bullitt is a 1968 american action thriller film directed by peter yates and produced by philip dantoni. Bullitt, directed by peter yates, went on to influence a whole generation of action oriented police dramas. Robert vaughn has repeatedly said that his performance in this film is his best and contains the work he is most proud of. Bullitt soundtrack from 1968, composed by lalo schifrin.169 869 1313 1239 858 796 1001 25 656 1089 1442 908 768 767 1424 127 926 1382 1054 572 115 792 60 1051 1020 640 1480 890 1354 1343 1324 244 748 952 159 494 967 1484 415 548 645 829 683 390 1284