Study Determines Favorite Movie Car Chases

Jun 4, 2021

From James Bond to Fast and Furious, there are many iconic car chases that have made our hearts race throughout the years. But which one claims first place on the podium of popularity? Curious to find out, Uswitch.com delved into the numbers to discover which on-screen car chase is the fan-favorite.

By evaluating a variety of factors such as the number of YouTube views, likes and dislikes and IMDb ratings, Uswitch.com created a fan index score that determined which are the most memorable car chase scenes committed to film.

The findings include:

  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is the public’s favorite car chase, scoring 9.06 out of a possible 10
  • Another car chase from the Batman franchise claims second place, The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Drive (2011) makes the top three, followed by Baby Driver (2017) in fourth place
  • Captain America, Mad Max and Bullitt are amongst the films with the public’s favorite car chase scenes
  • Jack Reacher (2012) rounds out the list coming in at 15th place with a score of 6.23 out of a possible 10

Full Results:

  1. Batman: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  2. Batman: The Dark Knight (2008)
  3. Drive (2011)
  4. Baby Driver (2017)
  5. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  6. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  7. The Blues Brothers (1980)
  8. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  9. The Raid 2 (2014)
  10. Parabellum (2019)
  11. The Bourne Identity (2002)
  12. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  13. Bullitt (1968)
  14. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  15. Jack Reacher (2012)