Match the Movie Character to the Car They Drove!

By: Robin Tyler
Estimated Completion Time
5 min
Match the Movie Character to the Car They Drove!
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About This Quiz

Movies and cars go hand in hand, don't they?  You will be hard pressed to find a film that doesn't have a vehicle in it. Of course, some cars appear fleetingly, while in other movies, cars can be real heroes. Some even take on a personality of their own, sometimes in a good way, and other times in a terrifying way.

But in movies where cars play an important role, we often see them in the way the director would like them portrayed.  For example, a film might show a car as a performance machine, a racer, a reliable family vehicle, or perhaps the transport of a serial killer. 

In their way, each of these cars fit into their roles to perfection.  We mean, you're not going to see a serial killer ride around in a VW Bug with the number 53 on its hood and doors, are you? 

So for this quiz, we have a simple task for you. Match up the car in the image with the most likely person listed that associates with it.  Of course, some are so easy; you won't have to look twice, while others are going to test not only your movie knowledge but that of motor vehicles as well. 

Good luck!

Batmobile The car in this image is driven by which of these characters?
Batman
Although most of the movies in the Batman franchise had their versions of the Batmobile, the one in "The Dark Knight" was very different. Powered by a jet engine, Batman's Tumbler can make jumps without ramps and features a range of weapons including machine guns and rockets.
James Bond
Ferris Bueller
Dr. Emmett Brown

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1959 Cadillac Ecto-1 Any idea as to which movie characters would drive this vehicle?
Ghostbusters
The Ecto 1 in Ghostbusters is a 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor ambulance conversion. Although two were purchased for the movie, only one was used during filming with the other used during pre-production.
Batman
Dr. Emmett Brown
James Bond

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1983 Wagon Queen Family Truckster A family holiday needs a family car. Who drove the 1983 Wagon Queen Family Truckster?
Batman
Clark W. Griswold
The Wagon Queen Family Truckster in "National Lampoon's Vacation" is none other than a modified 1979 Ford LTD Country Squire. Five vehicles were used during the production. Chevy Chase who played Clarke W. Griswold was the character mostly with the car as he drove it although it was a family affair.
B.A. Baracus
Thelma and Louise

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Audi R8 One of the new breed of sports cars, pictured here, used the Iron Man films to help market it. But which movie character did it belong to?
Cole Trickle
Tony Stark
A model of German company Audi, the R8 features prominently in the Iron Man movie where it is driven by Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.)
Maxwell Smart
Doc Emmett Brown

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Smokey and the Bandit -- 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am  Although there were plenty of cars in this movie, one stands out, the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am. Who did it belong to?
Elwood Blues of the Blues Brothers
Thelma and Louise
Ferris Bueller
Bandit
Starring Burt Reynolds, 1977's "Smokey and the Bandit" features a host of great cars. The star is undoubtedly the '77 Pontiac Trans Am driven by Reynolds, however. Four were used during production, with three totally destroyed. For the sequel, the producers asked for 10 more vehicles. Pontiac agreed. Nothing like film advertising for your vehicles now is there?

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Astin Martin DB5 A long running movie franchise with many great cars. This, however, is probably the best of them! So who would have driven it?
James Bond
Perhaps the most iconic Bond car, the Astin Martin DB5 has appeared in seven Bond movies! Other than its stunning lines, this car is dangerous and is armed with machine guns, blades that shred tires, and an assortment of other gadgets.
The Lamborghini babes
Ghostbusters
Maxwell Smart

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The Pursuit Special This post apocalyptic vehicle is best associated with which character?
Garth Algar
Max
This heavily modified Ford Falcon (an Australian produced Ford) was one of the highlights of the cult classic, "Mad Max." It appeared in three movies in the franchise.
Bandit
'The Dude'

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Herbie rides again Although this VW Bug has had a few owners over the years, who drove it first?
Jim Douglas
Of course, Herbie is nothing more than a classic 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. Or is he?
Danny Zuko
James Bond
Batman

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Big Lebowski Gran torino The ride pictured here belongs to which movie character?
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski
Like Jeff Bridges' character, Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, his Gran Torino is a little worn looking. During the course of the movie, it gets stolen and set on fire but still somehow manages to drive. "The Big Lebowski" was released in 1998.
Tony Stark
Bandit
Clarke W. Griswold

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1980 Lamborghini Countach LP 400S Can you match this vehicle to its occupants? It appeared in the 1981 movie, "The Cannonball Run."
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski
BA Baracus
Ferris Bueller
The Lamborghini babes
Certainly one of the sleekest, most daring-looking sportscars, even to this day, the Lamborghini Countach was way ahead of its time when first produced in 1974. It played a prominent role in the 1981 movie, "The Cannonball Run" starring Burt Reynolds amongst others.

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DeLorean DMC-12 A classic trilogy from the 1980s features this vehicle. But who does it belong to?
Batman
James Bond
Ferris Bueller
Dr. Emmett Brown
Although the DeLorean tanked in terms of sales and pretty much as a sports car as well, it gained a lot of fame thanks to the Back to the Future trilogy. A total of six DeLorean chassis were used during filming with only three remaining today. Of course, the time-traveling version of the DeLorean was the brainchild of Dr. Emmett Brown.

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BadBoys This car feature in a classic chase scene in action comedy with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Who is the character that owns it?
James Bond
Mike Lowry
Director Michael Bay is never one to steer clear of over-the-top action scenes and the car chase in "Bad Boys II" is no different. Featuring a massive truck and a beautiful Ferrari plus wise-cracking from Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, it certainly is good fun!
Stuntman Mike
Kato

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Green Hornet 1966 Black Beauty Imperial The vehicle belongs to a less-famous superhero, shall we say. But who drives it?
Maxwell Smart
Ghostbusters
Bandit
Kato
Drive by the Green Hornet's butler Kato, Black Beauty is an 1966 Imperial Crown hardtop. It cost a total of $50,000 to be customized for the movies with the customization undertaken by Dean Jefferies. Two were eventually made with one now in the Petersen Automotive Museum and the other in the hands of a private collector.

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The Dukes of Hazzard 1969 Dodge Charger This vehicle first appeared in a TV series and later a film based on that. Who drove it though?
Thelma and Louise
Maxwell Smart
Ghostbusters
Bo Duke
"The Dukes of Hazzard," a popular TV series that ran from 1979 to 1985, saw the Duke boys riding around in a 1969 Dodge Charger named The General Lee. A Hollywood movie of the same name was then released in 2005 starring Seann William Scott and Johnny Knoxville.

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1974 Dodge Monaco - The Blues Brothers From a movie classic, this 1974 Dodge Monaco is driven by who?
Bo Duke
Elwood Blues of the Blues Brothers
The 1980's iconic film "The Blues Brothers" sees Dan Akroyd and John Belushi driving an old police cruiser, a 1974 Dodge Monaco to be precise. Eight were purchased for use during the film and all eight were destroyed during the production.
Dr. Emmett Brown
James Bond

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Bourne Mini A brilliant action movie from early 2000s sees this vehicle driving by who all over Paris?
Kowalski
BA Baracus
Tony Stark
Jason Bourne
What's not to love about the car chase scene in "The Bourne Identity" as Matt Damon takes a classic Mini everywhere in Paris as he tries to evade the police.

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Shaguar You should not have any problems linking this vehicle with one of the characters below. There were three movies in the franchise.
Elwood Blue
Cole Trickle
Bandit
Austin Powers
Famous for its Union Jack livery, the Shaguar, which appeared in the Austin Powers movie franchise is an E-Type Jaguar. Even Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the legendary Italian marque called the E-Type the most beautiful car ever made.

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1977 Lotus Esprit Not only decent on land, it could go underwater as well. Who drove this vehicle?
Batman
James Bond
This Lotus Esprit is one of the most iconic Bond vehicles. Not only because it looked beautiful but it also was able to fully submerge and travel underwater like a submarine. This was filmed using scale miniatures as well as a fiberglass mock-up of the car.
Ferris Bueller
Doc Emmett Brown

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Vanishing Point Another classic 70s drive movie features this vehicle. What is the name of the character that drives it?
Danny Zuko
John Wick
Kowalski
Another 70s classic, "Vanishing Point," is essentially one long car chase. In it, Kowalski (played by Barry Newman) has to drive a Dodge Challenger over 1,300 miles by 3:00 pm the following day.
Bo Duke

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Alfa Romeo Spider This Alfa Romeo 1600 Duetto Spider comes from the 1967 classic, "The Graduate." It is driven by Dustin Hoffman's character. What is his name?
John Mason
Ben Braddock
"The Graduate," featuring Dustin Hoffman features a 1966 Series 1 Alfa Romeo Spider 1600. The film helped promote the car and in 1980, a special edition Graduate Spider was unveiled.
John Wick
Cole Trickle

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Tucker Torpedo They say he designed a car of the future but his dream came crashing down around him. Who designed this car?
Preston Tucker
"Preston Tucker: The Man and His Dream" is based on the true story of Preston Tucker features a car designed and marketed by him, the Tucker 48, also known as the Tucker Torpedo. Only 51 of these cars were ever built before Tucker went out of business after been accused of stock fraud, something he was later acquitted of.
Bo Duke
Batman
James Bond

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Bullitt Ford Mustang jump The vehicle in this image is featured in one of the most iconic car chase scenes ever filmed. Which character do you associate it with?
Kato
Bullitt
"Bullitt" is still recognized as having one of the greatest chase scenes ever filmed. In it, Steve McQueen (Bullitt) drives a Ford Mustang GT. The car was modified for the movie, removing the pony grille, Mustang lettering, driving lights, and GT badges.
Danny Zuko
Garth Algar

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1996 Lotus Esprit V8  The Lotus Esprit featured here picks up a character played by Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman." Who owns it though?
Edward Lewis
Perhaps one of the most famous romantic comedies of them all, "Pretty Woman" also has a pretty classic car in it, a 1989 Lotus Esprit. The producers at first approached Ferrari and Porsche but both turned down the chance to supply a vehicle for the movie. Lotus had no such qualms and handed over three.
Jack Reacher
Jason Bourne
Maxwell Smart

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Jack Reacher Which movie character does this vehicle belong to?
Maxwell Smart
James Bond
Jack Reacher
This car chase scene, at night, sees Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) on the run from the law. Interestingly, the chase features no music and all of the stunts and driving were by Cruise himself. The car featured is a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS.
David Mann

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John Wick Are you able to identify the character that associates most with this vehicle?
Mike Lowry
'The Dude'
Bandit
John Wick
"John Wick," starring Keanu Reeves, is one of the best action films in recent memory so it is no surprise that it has an excellent car chase scene in which Wick, in his 2011 Dodge Charger LTD chases down the baddies.

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Duel Nothing special about this car from Steven Spielberg's first ever movie, other than it is chased by an 18-wheel truck for much of its duration. Which character drives it?
Stuntman Mike
David Mann
This Steven Spielberg movie features a number of unique car chase scenes. The whole plot of the movie sees David Mann (Dennis Weaver) followed and chased by a truck that he dared to pass early in the story. For the rest of the movie, the truck driver and his battered vehicle attempt to push Mann of the road and kill him.
Max
Austin Powers

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Mini Cooper It's not difficult to identify this vehicle out of a recent Hollywood remake of 1960s classic. Which of these characters drove it though?
James Bond
Ben Braddock
John Mason
Stella Bridger
A remake of the 1969 classic of the same name, 2003's "The Italian Job" stars Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron and a couple of new Mini Coopers. In fact, 32 cars were used in the production with many of them heavily modified. Sales of the car increased by 22 percent in the year following the movie.

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Greased Lightning Which is more famous? This car, or the song about? We not sure but we do know which character associates with it best! Do you?
Clark W. Griswold
Max
Danny Zuko
Just as important as Sandy and Danny (played by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta) was the famed Greased Lightning, a 1948 Ford Deluxe Convertible. Although it starts out in a dilapidated condition, the T-Birds turn it into a looker that can race as well.
Starsky and Hutch

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off -- 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Spyder  Who drives this classic Ferrari in a 1980s cult classic?
Batman
James Bond
Ferris Bueller
Although an original Ferrari GT50 was used in the close shots, most of the driving shots from the John Hughes movie, Ferris Bueller's Day Off featured a replica called a Modena, which was created by Mark Goyette and Neil Glassmoyer and three were ordered for the production.
Dr. Emmett Brown

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1965 Sunbeam Tiger - Get Smart The Sunbeam Tiger was the favorite ride for which American agent?
James Bond
Ghostbusters
Ferris Bueller
Maxwell Smart
Maxwell Smart, secret agent, driver of the Sunbeam Tiger! Only 7,000 were ever made, but the most famous belonged to a super spy. It appeared in the series for five seasons between 1965 and 1970.

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Thelma and Louise -- 1966 Ford Thunderbird  jump  This iconic Ford is remembered in the final scene of a classic 1991 movie. But who drove it?
Ghostbusters
Thelma and Louise
Many remember this movie classic for the debut of Brad Pitt although car buffs will tell you that the T-Bird, in fact, stole the show. Interestingly, five Thunderbirds were used during the production of the movie.
Maxwell Smart
Batman

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Aston Martin DB5 1964 The movie character most associated with this vehicle is ____________.
Marty McFly
Doc Emmett Smith
Jack Reacher
James Bond
Another James Bond movie, another car chase. This time it's Daniel Craig in the role of the British super spy as he drives his Aston Martin DBS away from a host of baddies in Alfa Romeos. The action takes place not only on roads but in a construction site as well! Obviously, Bond wins!

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Hummer This Hummer features in a brilliant chase scene in the 1996 action movie, "The Rock." Who drives it?
Stanley Goodspeed
Edward Lewis
John Mason
In a brilliant chase scene in this prison escape action flick, Stanley Godspeed (Nicholas Cage) chases after Captain Mason (Sean Connery) through the streets of Los Angeles. Its Ferrari vs. Hummer!
Danny Zuko

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The A-Team 1983 GMC Van Their leader loved it when a plan came together but who drove the A-Team's black and red van?
Bandit
Elwood Blues of the Blues Brothers
B.A. Baracus
From a cult classic TV series from the 1980's to a Hollywood movie adaption in the 2000's, the A-Team are a beloved franchise. And their mode of transport? A GMC Van driven by BA Baracus.
Maxwell Smart

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Days Of Thunder A movie about NASCAR racing? Yes, please! But name the driver of the vehicle in this image, please.
James Bond
Clarke W. Griswold
Tony Stark
Cole Trickle
"Days of Thunder," starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman brought NASCAR racing closer to the movie-going public than ever before. And of course, the real stars of the show were the vehicles themselves: in fact, to get the authentic racing scenes, the vehicles including the Chevrolet Lumina (Cruise's car in the movie) raced in three NASCAR races during production.

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Death Proof A Chevy Nova and Dodge Charger make an appearance in a Quentin Tarantino double bill. Which character listed below is associated with them?
Bullitt
The Lamborghini babes
Bandit
Stuntman Mike
There are two cars in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, a 1980 Chevy Nova and 1969 Dodge Charger.

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Starsky & Hutch 1975 Ford Gran Torino A classic cop story which became a Hollywood hit features this distinct Ford Gran Torino. Can you match it to the characters who drive it though?
Ghostbusters
Starsky and Hutch
A successful TV series and later a movie starring Ben Stiller, Starsky and Hutch sees two detectives spending a lot of their time riding around in their Ford Gran Torino with a bright red color scheme and white stripe.
Preston Tucker
Maxwell Smart

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Opel GT Although this American agent drove the Sunbeam Tiger, he also was associated with this car. Who is he?
Bo Hazard
Jim Douglas
Maxwell Smart
Maxwell Smart is remembered in the Get Smart TV franchise and movie for driving the Sunbeam Tiger. But he also is associated with other cars such as this Opel GT.
Preston Tucker

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Mirthmobile Party time, excellent! Who would you associate with this classic vehicle from the movies?
Austin Powers
Lamborghini Babes
Garth Algar
An AMC Pacer, 'The Mirthmobile' stars in the slacker comedy, "Wayne's World." Who can forget the epic scene where Wayne, Garth and their buddies sing "Bohemian Rhapsody" while cruising the streets of Aurora?
James Bond

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Mustang Mach 1 This vehicle is most associated with which character below?
Ben Braddock
Tony Stark
Clark W. Griswold
James Bond
"Diamonds Are Forever" sees Sean Connery return to his role as James Bond. The Ford Mustang Mach 1 is the star of a chase scene in the streets of Las Vegas as Bond attempts to get away from the police. It includes a glaring continuity error in which at one point the Mustang is driving on two wheels on the right-hand side of the car but in another shot a little later, this has changed to the left-hand side of the car.

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