Audi Publishes List of Films Featuring its Cars04/01/2020
The true cinephiles among us may be relishing the opportunity all this social distancing has afforded us to catch up on some movies. And naturally, we want movies that we can see ourselves in, movies that reflect our reality, movies that speak to us on an emotional and primordial level. And that means movies with Audis.
Fortunately, Audi has kindly seen fit to furnish us with a list of 15 movies that cast Audis in prominent roles.
The list counts Steven Spielberg and John Frankenheimer among its directors and such esteemed writers as David Mamet and EL James. Check them all out this week for bonus internet points.
1. 1982, Audi 5000 in, “E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial”
2. 1998, S8 appears in one of the greatest chase scenes ever filmed, “Ronin”
3. 1999, A4 sedan appears in the drama film, “The Insider”
4. 2003, TT Roadster in “Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde”. Fun fact: Audi developed the Candy Blue exterior paint color exclusively for the movie that was then available for customers to order.
5. 2006, Lois Layne drives an A3 Sportback in “Superman Returns”
6. 2007, Jason Bourne drives an A5 in “The Bourne Ultimatum”
7. 2008, R8, S5 and Q7 all make an appearance in the first “Iron Man” film, launching many epic adventures with the Marvel franchise.
8. 2008, A3 Sportback and the S8 star in “Taken”
9. 2010, A5 Sportback in “The American”
10. 2013, R8 Spyder and the A8 appear in the superhero film, “The Wolverine”
11. 2014, A5 Cabriolet and S6 in “Transformers: Age of Extinction”
12. 2015, R8 Spyder, A3 Sedan, S8, S7 and the Audi Q7 star in “Fifty Shades of Gray” Fun fact: the author had already written all of these Audi models into the book series, which then translated directly to the silver screen.
13. 2017, A8 was seen for the first time on-screen with the debut of “Spider-Man: Homecoming”
14. 2019, Audi e-tron Sportback concept and Audi e-tron GT concept appear in “Avengers: Endgame”
15. 2019, Audi e-tron SUV appears in addition to the A7 and the Audi Q8 in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”
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