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Re: Audi's in movies

>Wendell Gurley
>06/03/97 08:10 AM
>In the movie Lethal Weapon...Gary Busey is a terrorist and is trying to
>away...runs up to someone on the freeway and yanks them out of their 5000
>and says..."mind if I test drive your Audi."
>>Date: Mon, 02 Jun 1997 16:56:15 -0700
>>From: Tony Lum <Date: Mon, 02 Jun 1997 16:56:15 -0700
>From: Tony Lum <>
>Subject: Audis in the movies (was james bond and audi)
>With all this talk about Bond driving audis, I thought I just pass along
>this little gem.  In the movie "Independence Day", which came out last
>summer, if you freeze frame the tape where you see cars crashing upside
>down from the aliens superweapon, you notice that the car being crushed
>is a '80-83 5000/100.  Look even closer and you'll see they removed the
>gas tank (for safety reasons I guess). They filmed it from several
>different angles to look like more cars were flying when it really was
>just one.  Also in the crowd scene where Jeff Goldblum bicycles thru the
>crowd, he passes right in front of a 4000/coupe/quattro (can only see
>the front grill).  The only 2 cars focused on in any scenes and they're
>both Audis!  Wonder if the director (who's German I think) likes Audis
>'85 4kcsq
>'80 5ks>

In the ever famous Caddyshack, Judge Smails walks into the club and asks to
have a brown Awdi towed from his spot immediately.  Not sure if they show
the car, but that's an old movie...

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