Saturday, 24 March 2012

Ten Must See Steve McQueen Films

1. Bullitt (1968): McQueen plays San Francisco cop Frank Bullitt. This film contains one of the most famous car chases in film history.

2. The Great Escape (1963): World war II allied prisoners attempt to escape from a German P.O.W. camp. McQueen steals the movie as the "Cooler King".

3. The Magnificent Seven (1960): Seven gunslingers band together to protect a Mexican village against bandits. Also stars Yul Brynner, Charles Bronson and James Coburn. McQueen didn't return for the sequel.

4. The Getaway (1972): Husband and wife robbers on the run. McQueen stars with real life wife Ali MacGraw. In 1994 real life husband and wife Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger re-made this film.

5. Papillon (1973):  French prisoners try to escape from Devil's island. Co-Stars Dustin Hoffman.

6. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968): McQueen plays the title character, a millionaire playboy turned thief.

7.  The Cincinnati Kid (1965): A young card shark (McQueen) in a poker showdown with old pro (Edward G. Robinson). Ann-Margret and Tuesday Weld co-star.

8. The Towering Inferno (1974): Classic 1970's disaster film. All-star cast includes Paul Newman as the guy who built the tower and McQueen as the fire chief who has to put it out.

9. Nevada Smith (1966):  A western about a half-breed who avenges his parents murder. The story is a excerpt from Harold Robbins novel "The Carpetbaggers".

10. Love With The Proper Stranger (1963) Drama about an unexpected pregnancy. Co-stars Natalie Wood.

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