LOS ANGELES — If you are involved with the chauffeured transportation industry, chances are you invariably have developed “limo radar,” as you notice livery vehicles more often while driving around or while watching television and movies.
Some of the most memorable scenes in American cinematic drama and comedy involve a limousine. LCT asks that you sample some of the scenes below, if you don’t remember them, and then click on the survey link to pick your favorite scene.
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TEN MOVIE LIMOUSINE SCENES
1) “Secret of My Success” — Michael J. Fox as chauffeur with seductive rich married woman
SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
2) “Wall Street” – Gordon Gekko. There is a scene between Bud and Gekko in a limousine where he tells the younger man how the financial world works, how it operates and lays it all out, pushing Bud hard to go into business with him.
3) “Dumb and Dumber” — James Carey poses as a stupid chauffeur
DUMB AND DUMBER
4) “The Jackson 5 Story” — Michael Jackson and brothers are mobbed while getting into a Lehmann-Peterson Lincoln Continental limo (very classic, historic limo model)
JACKSON 5 STORY
5) “Camp Rock” — Jonas Bros. obsess about band camp in the back of a limousine
6) “Next Friday” (sequel to “Friday”) — Pinky’s Limo; Pinky gets out of limo and chews out chauffeur
7) “Nixon” — The Limo Scene: President Nixon disses radical protesters as limo passes through a demonstration.
8) “Driving Miss Daisy” — Chauffeur gracefully wins over a prejudiced, older lady, Miss Daisy.
DRIVING MISS DAISY
9) “Arthur” — Dudley Moore invites shoplifter he met into his classic limo
10) “The Informers” — Lou Taylor Pucci and Chris Isaak as father and son in limousine.
— Martin Romjue, LCT Magazine