In the sadly-overlooked 1978 noir thriller "The Driver," Ryan O'Neil plays Cowboy, who makes bank from his skills as a getaway driver, stealing cars to get the crooks away after a robbery. What's your bank heist getaway car?
Getaway cars can't be flashy; they need to blend, but they also need to be agile enough to shake the heat, and have enough room to seat a few crooks on the lam — and all their loot — comfortably. A comfortable client is less likely to shoot you.
Never mind that "The Driver" was written for Steve McQueen, O'Neal deadpans this next scene — where he proves his abilities to the gangsters — by hooning the crap out of a Mercedes 280SE in a parking garage. (It looks better without bumpers, anyway.)
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