|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Norman Fell, Simon Oakland, Robert Duvall, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset, Don Gordon, Steve McQueen|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||Classics, Hard Drivin'|
|Run time:||1 hour 49 minutes|
|Rental release:||07 Aug 2006|
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Top three of all time materialBy TMR from London, UK , 29 Oct 2003
[Highly rated reviewer]Steve McQueen's finest hour in a story that is tightly written, well directed and brilliantly acted by one of the great actors of our time.
The car chase is legendary and a major influence on all of the stuff attempted by Frankenheimer and the like these days.
Much of the action seems dated now, but remember that this was shot over 35 years ago. Many directors could learn a thing or two from Bullitt about balancing of scripted themes and delicacy of touch when dealing with action.
An interesting final twist keeps it taught until the end...
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Number 1 with a BullittBy RJNeb2 (1012 reviews) from London , 17 Jun 2013The epitome of cool, Bullitt is always remembered for its blistering car chase over the hills of San Francisco still one of the best ever committed to screen. But its also so much more than that: a terrific vehicle for its brooding, iconic star; an intriguing police thriller about witness tampering and murder; and a fantastic calling card for its British director whose aloof style is perfectly suited to the job in hand.
Uber coolBy MikeyMouse (39 reviews) from West Drayton , 14 Sep 2011I'll keep it short, no messing around here - this film forms a holy trinity of style, authenticity and balls; they really don't make thillers quite like this anymore. This, as other reviewers testify is something of an historical treasure. Now I learn McQueen drove, himself, that roaring Mustang over and around those blind street summits of San Francisco.... how cool can you get?
Steve McQueen ClassicBy a customer , 07 Aug 2011A stylish film classic that still works today. Its worth watching for more than just the famous car chase.a good thriller.
Still as cool as everBy a customer , 26 May 2011A classic. McQueen is so cool, he doesn't have to say much at all, but gives off such charisma that you feel you understand the character. Not at all dated, apart from the gadgets of course, but just immerse yourself in the 60s!
Don't make 'em like this anymore, sometimes I can see why!By SecretFilmBuff (16 reviews) from Hornchurch, Essex , 15 May 2011For a start there is no doubt that Steve McQueen is a legend and that the amazing car chase it simply stunning... however does that really make up for a really poor script and poorly made characters that lack any life? It's a hard one to judge and I really wanted to love this film however that's pushing it, as above the plus side where really good however the otherall feel of this film was just missing a certain spark, maybe someone to bounce off of McQeen would have helped!?!
I would definately recommend a watch however try to give it a chance as due to it's age I think modern films have truley put this kind of wooden acting to bed, if McQeen wasn't in this film then I really doubt this film would have had any kind of cult revival. I'm glad I saw it and I can see what people have seen in it however this drab film could be re-made 100 times better in todays standards and really wouldn't be surprised if it was on the cards...