The Most-Watched Car Chase Scenes from Action Movies

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15. Gang chase
> From movie: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
> Total YouTube views: 9,200,000
> Number of videos on YouTube: 1

Mel Gibson reprised his role as former cop Max Rockatansky, who defends survivors from marauders in a post-apocalyptic and lawless Australia. In the opening scene, Max, desperate to find gas, fends off a gang driving a car and riding two motorcycles on a desolate road.

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14. Motorcycle chase
> From movie: Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
> Total YouTube views: 9,335,000
> Number of videos on YouTube: 5

In “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” Tom Cruise as agent Ethan Hunt rides a BMW R nineT, weaving his way through Paris in a high-velocity chase to avoid the French police, speeding through tunnels and driving against traffic.

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13. Viper ride
> From movie: Wanted (2008)
> Total YouTube views: 11,019,000
> Number of videos on YouTube: 5

Angelina Jolie brings a nondescript office worker (James McAvoy) into her association of assassins in “Wanted.” During a scene in which she and McAvoy are being chased by a villain in a truck, Jolie fights him off by hanging out of the windshield and shooting while she’s steering her 2008 Viper SRT-10 with her foot.

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12. Cyborg motorcycle chase
> From movie: Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
> Total YouTube views: 14,818,000
> Number of videos on YouTube: 4

Idris Elba, Helen Mirren, and Vanessa Kirby injected new blood into the Fast & Furious franchise, in an update that also brought back Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and Eiza González. Johnson and Statham play Hobbs and Shaw, respectively, whose mission is to thwart a cyborg (Elba) possessing superhuman strength, intelligence, and a pathogen that endangers humankind. The high-speed car chase through London has Hobbes, Shaw, and Shaw’s sister behind the wheel of a McLaren 720S and supervillain Brixton (Elba) chasing them on a Triumph Speed Triple.

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11. Bike chase
> From movie: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015)
> Total YouTube views: 15,025,000
> Number of videos on YouTube: 6

“Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation” is remembered for a scene of special agent Ethan Hunt hanging from a moving plane as he tries to stop a rogue organization from establishing a new world order through a series of terrorist attacks. The movie is also noteworthy for its motorcycle chase in the Moroccan desert. After dispatching a villain in a BMW M3, Hunt boards a BMW S1000RR to resume the chase.

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