Cadillacs in the movies

This is a list of films where Cadillacs have been stars. It's likely that this list can't ever be complete, but that's a good start. If you know some Cadillac films that are not in this list, please let us know it by. At this time, we would like to thank all those persons that have been helped us, sent us information about the films and made this list what it is today. Thanks!

Last Update: 9-Jun-03

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Elvis has left the building


3000 miles to Graceland	 
- a fire engine red '59 Coupe de Ville
- Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox

American boyfriend
-a 1957-1958 Eldorado
-sequel to My American Cousin which is a Cadillac movie too
American hot wax
-Fleetwood 75 '59

Another 48 Hours (Toiset 48 tuntia)
- same 1964 DeVille Convertible as in "Fourty-Eight Hours"

April Love
-'52 Convertible

Austin Powers #3
- Mike Meyers goes through time in a seventies Eldorado

Badlands (Julma maa)
- Finnish name: Julma maa
- Directed by Terrence Malick, 1973
- 1959 Cadillac

Bad news bears
- Walter Matthau
- '64 Convertible

- Directed by Tim Burton, 1989
- There's one scene where 1960 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 Limousine is 
  passing by (about 1 second flash).

Battle for the Villa Fiorita
- filmed in the early 1960's in Italy starring Maureen O'hara etc.
- In the closing scene Ms O'hara's faily leave the villa in a beautiful
  black 1959 4 door Cadillac.

Big Wheel, The
- in this 1949 racing action film, the girl friend of the young race
  car driver portrayed by Mickey Rooney drives a 1941 Cadillac 
  Series 62 convertible coupe. The movie builds to
  final scenes at the 1949 Indianapolis 500. (The film also includes
  footage of the actual 1949 race, including the Oldsmobile Pace Car.)

Blue Collar
- long scene with a pimped-up '71 Sedan de Ville

Bronx Tale, A
- Starring + directed by Robert DeNiro
- 1960 Convertible,
1963 Superior Ambulance, 1968 San Mateo red Deville Convertible
Cadillac Man
- Robin Williams

- with Robert DeNiro and Sharon Stone
- has a wealth of late 60's, 70's and 80's Cadillacs. 4 or 5 different
  Eldorado convertibles, a 67-70 Eldo, and a 79ish Eldo, which gets 
  blown-up in the opening scene. Also many period Caddie and Lincolns 
  in background scenes

Catch me if you can
- Fleetwood '64

CHiPs (TV Show)
- the opening features a 71 or 72 Coupe Deville and the
  show shows many Cadillacs, Lincolns and Imperials being
  smashed up.
- Arnie Cunnigham is seen a couple of time driving a '75-76 Coupe de Ville

Color of Money
- Finnish name: Suuret setelit
- Directed by Martin Scorsese, 1986
- Paul Newman and Tom Cruise are driving with white Cadillac (80's?)

- Arnold Schwarzenegger drives a 1976-78 Eldorado

Cool Hand Luke

Coupe De Ville 
- 1954 Convertible

- Directed by John Waters, 1990
- 1955 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Coupe

Dallas (TV-series)
- JR Ewing (Larry Hagman) drives an Allanté during the last couple of seasons.
- In the very last episode, JR is visited by the devil who shows him what live
  would have been like, had he (JR) not existed. Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy)
  was portrayed as a compulsive gambler living in Las Vegas. He drives a maroon
  1975-1976 Eldorado Convertible.

Deer Hunter, The
- Finnish name: Kauriinmetsästäjä
- 1959 Cadillac

Deuces Wild
- nice red '58 Fleetwood and lots of other fine cars from the fifties
- starring Matt Dillon

Donnie Brasco
- the opening scene is an argument about which is better:
  Cadillac or Lincoln. There seems to be at least one Cadillac
  in almost every scene.

Driving Miss Daisy
- 1956 Fleetwood Sixty Special
- '65 Sedan de Ville
Electric Horseman, The 
- starring Robert Redford and Eldorado Convertible '71 or '72

Elvis has left the building New 27-Oct-05
- starring John Corbett, Kim Basinger and seventies Eldorado Convertible

Every Which Way but Loose
- 1959 Convertible, a 4-door conversion
- Clint Eastwood

Escape From L.A.
- starring Kurt Russell
- Red 1959 Cadillac Convertible

- 1959 Coupe
- Kevin Costner

- starring Partick Swayze
- black 1971 Eldorado

Fear and loathing in Las Vegas
- "Now this is a superior machine!"

Finding Graceland
- a 59, train accident, driving to Memphis, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe look-a-like

Flamingo Ringing
- '68 Convertible

Fletch Lives
- Finnish name: Fletch - Hän elää
- Directed by Michael Ritchie
- 1959 Cadillac

Forrest Gump
- Directed by Robert Zemeckis, 1994
- the scene where he's just handed the football & told "Run Forest, Run!" by
  his teammate. Look in the background, on the sideline there is a red 1963 or 
  1964 Cadillac in the shot for a brief moment. Only the drivers side is shown
  from the bumber to about mid door.

Fourty-Eight Hours
- Finnish name: 48 tuntia
- 1964 DeVille Convertible (baby-blue)
- Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte

Getaway, The
-starring Steve McQueen
-Eldorado Convertible from early seventies 

Get Carter (2000 - Stallone version)
-lots of scenes with Seville STS 2000 and early eighties De Ville

- Finnish name: Ghostbusters - Haamujengi
- Directed by Ivan Reitman, 1984
- 1959 Cadillac Ambulance

- Sharon Stone with a beautiful turqoise 1973 Sedan de Ville

- Finnish name: Kummisetä
- Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 1972
- funeral procession with three flower cars
- must-see for 40's-50's Cadillac enthusiasts

Gone in 60 seconds (Original 1974 version)    
- numerous scenes with Cadillacs, one with a big chase which went through a Cadillac dealer in Torrance, Ca

- Cadillacs from the late seventies and early eighties
- white 79 Eldorado Biarriz, late 70s Seville
- Ray Liota drives a 78 or 79 Coupe De Ville with the
  Phanton Package.

Great Balls of Fire
- Directed by Jim McBride, 1989
- Dennis Quade as Jerry Lee Lewis
- 1958 Cadillac

Groundhog Day
- there's a scene in which a 1973-1974 Eldorado is driving on railway tracks
  and gets crashed in the event.

Harry Crumb (or is it Who's Harry Crumb? -editors note)
- black with black top 78 Sedan De Ville is involved in a
  major chase scene and destroyed over a long drawn out car
  chase involving an armored truck that Meg Ryan is in. Also
  a lot of late 70s Sevilles getting smashed.

He got Game
- 1963 Cadillac Eldorado

Heart Like a Wheel    
- must see for all US car nuts, which tells about American drag racer 
  Shirley Muldowney. There is a 1971 or 1972 Eldorado parked 
  outside their house

Heartbreak Hotel
- Directed by Chris Columbus, 1987
- 1959 Series 62 Convertible

Hitcher, The
- Finnish name: Liftari
- Directed by Robert Harmon, 1986
- Starring Rutger Hauer
- 77-79 Seville

-with '70's Cadillac and a sedan from the late '40s

Hot Spot
- Finnish name: Hot Spot - Kuumat  paikat
- Directed by Dennis Hopper, 1990
- 1959 Cadillac Convertible

Hud (1963)
- starring Paul Newman
- pink Cadillac Convertible

Hunger, The
- with David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon
- Has a 78ish Limo they drive around in.


In the Cool of the Day
- '55 Fleetwood Sixty Special
- starring Ben Gazzera and Jane Fonda

Jackie Brown
- mint blue 75/76 Seville

Inside Daisy Clover
- a black 1938-1940 Cadillac V-16 Town Car is prominently (and beautifully) featured in several scenes
  from this 1965   movie starring Natalie Wood and Robert Redford.


Kill me Again
- features a white '64 Coupe De Ville

Kukkivan roudan maa Fin
- a Finnish film with a '54 Cadillac

Le Corniaud
- French movie starring Louis de Funes
- 1964 Cadillac

Leningrad Cowboys Go America
- Directed by Aki Kaurismäki, 1988
- 1975 Limo (black) and 1964 Limo (white)

Lethal Weapon 3 
- Finnish name: Tappava ase 3
- Directed by Richard Donner, 1992
- Leo Goetz (Joe Pesci) drove a Red Allante, The tires got
  shot out on the drivers side.

Licence to Drive
- 1972 Sedan de Ville

Lost Highway
- 1960 Cadillac Convertible

Macmillen and Wife (TV-series)
- '70's TV show
- Police commisioner Macmillen, played by Rock Hudson,
  drives a '75 Fleetwood Brougham. Susan St James played
  his wife, and drove a '74 Chevrolet Estate Wagon.

Mask, The
- In the end of film there was nice white convertible that
  Jim Carrey drove away in.

- starring John Goodman
- 1959 Convertible
- That particular Cadillac is on display at Universal Studios in Florida.
  Closer examination revealed that this "convertible" was actually a 4-d 
  sedan which had received some major custom work.

Matrix reloaded
- a black '57 Cadillac and mid-seventies Eldorado plus lots of new Cadillacs

McCloud (TV-series)
- One episode has McCloud in Australia, where he is in a parade and a chase
  involving a 1974 Eldorado Convertible in Terra Cotta Firemist which has
  been converted to RHD. Many interior shots too.

Menace II Society
- featured a '74 Eldorado Convertible. Also a great sound of the 500 cid.

Menolippu Mombasaan

- a Finnish film with a red '74 Eldorado Convertible

Miami Vice (TV-series)
- 1964 Convertible (baby blue)

Mildred Pierce
- very good movie, rated 8/10 in the Internet Movied Database
- starring Joan Crawford
- toward the end of the movie, she has a '49 Cadillac 2 door fastback
  sedan.  It's two tone green (If you see the colorized version) 
  and it's the epitome of '40's style

My American Cousin
- the hero drove about in his mother's 1957 Convertible

My Cousin Vinny
- Finnish name: Serkkuni Vinny
- Directed by Jonathan Lynn, 1992
- 1962 Series 62 Convertible

National Lampoon's Animal House
- Finnish name: Delta jengi
- Directed by John Landis
- pink 1963 4-door, 1961 Convertible and 1962 Convertible

National Lampoon's Loaded Gun
- '63 Convertible with lots of dings and rust

North by Northwest
- Finnish name: Vaarallinen romanssi
- Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1959
- Gary Grant gets kidnapped in a 1958 Fleetwood 75 Limo

- starring Mel Gibson
- 80's Fleetwood and late '70's Series 75 Limo

Petrified Forest, The
- a wealthy couple and their chauffer are driving through the desert in their 
  1933 Cadillac sedan when they are kidnapped by ruthless gangster Duke Mantee
  (portrayed by Humphrey Bogart) and his gang of nasties in this famous 1936 movie.

Pink Cadillac
- 1959 Series 62 Convertible
- Clint Eastwood

Place in the Sun
- 1951, winner of 6 academy awards
- starring a 1949 Cadillac Convertible driven by Liz Taylor

Point Blank
- filmed in 1967, starring Lee Marvin
- Features many Cadillacs in foreground and background action.
  Check out Carroll O'Conner as a mobster setting in his 65 Limo.

Prime Cut    
- "If you like Cadillacs and gangster films - There is a 70's movie
   called "Prime Cut" with Lee Marvin and Gene Hackman.  They're both
   bad guys, it's about the meat packing business, and Lee Marvin and 
   his hit squad go after Gene Hackman and his gang, in a black 60's
   Sedan de Ville with a gun wielding chauffeur.  See it. "

Rat race 
- Blue Cadillac Eldorado Convertible from the '70s

Red Rock West
- Directed by John Dahl, 1992
- starring Nicholas Cage, Dennis Hopper and Laura Flynn Boyle
- White 1967 Coupe de Ville in the first quarter of the film. One gas
  station attendant says: "They don't build them like that anymore".

Reservoir dogs
- a few Cadillacs

Rockford Files (TV series)
- Angel drove a 1959 Convertible

- with a young Brigette Fonda
- red/white 1964 Eldorado Convertible

Showdown in Little Tokyo
- red 1959 Limousine (75 Fleetwood?)

- featured a '71 in a very short scene in about two thirds of the (long) movie
  and in the last part the film an elderly lady singer pulls up her driveway
  in a '65 Sedan.

Sixth Day
- '57 Cadillac
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Solid Gold Cadillac, The
- 1955 Eldorado
Survivors, The
- Walter Matthau, Robin Williams
- 77-78 Eldorado

Sweet Bird of Youth
- 1961 Convertible
- Paul Newman

Terminal Velocity
- they push a 87-88 red Allante out of an airplane

- starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
- Arnold chased a 1973 (?) Eldorado

Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
- starring Clint Eastwood
- see the early scene where's a guy tearing up the prarie in a
  1959 Cadillac. Also, at the end, Clint's character rewards himself
  with a '74 Eldorado Convertible in which Jeff Bridges has his
  dramatic death scene.

Tin Cup
- Kevin Costner plays a washed-up golf pro who drives a 1973 Eldorado Convertible
  which sounds like it only runs on 5 cylinders. 

Tin Men
- early 60's Cadillacs
- Danny Devito, Richard Dreyfus
- movie starts in a Cadillac Showroom in end of 1963 showing 1964 
  models on a turnaround dish

To Catch a Thief
- Alfred Hitchcock
- an early fifties Fleetwood 75 Limo is parked outside the Carlton Hotel
  as Cary Grant enters it. Just a glimpse, nothing more.

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar
- Drag queens on the road in a Cadillac convertible (67 or 68)

Touched by an Angel (TV series)
- The lead character played by Della Reese drives a 1971 red
  Cadillac Eldorado Convertible (just about the only reason
  to watch this show?)

True Romance
- Directed by Tony Scott
- with Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette
- plum-metallic colored 1974 Eldorado Convertible (but it has a
  1973 front clip). Slater does some amazing spins and smokey
  burnouts in this car.

- Danny de Vito and Arnold Schwarzenegger travel through the USA in a
  1985-1988 Sedan de Ville.

Valentino returns
- brand new 1958

Wanted Dead or Alive
- starring Rutger Hauer who's driving with a Seville

Wise Guys   
-nice black Fleetwood Brougham from the eighties
-1959 coupe

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