Gone in 60 Seconds

Gone in 60 Seconds

HB Halicki (1974)

15 Certificate


Our Score
The versatile HB Halicki not only wrote, directed and starred in this grandaddy of the car-chase movie; he also supplied the vehicles, 93 of which ended up demolished - if you believe the pre-release hype. Influencing a range of films from The Cannonball Run to Death Race 2000, Halicki's story of a ring of professional car thieves, culminates in the now classic 40-minute chase sequence. It was enough of a cult hit to warrant a sequel in 1989, during the filming of which Halicki was tragically killed performing a stunt. The movie was given the big-budget remake treatment with Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie in 2000. By the way, the title refers to how long it takes to steal a car.


Chaos ensues when a crooked insurance investigator is employed to steal 48 vehicles in just a few days, leading to non-stop car chases across the city. Fast-paced thriller, which was remade in 2000 with Nicolas Cage in the lead, starring HB Halicki, Marion Busia and Jerry Daugirda.

Cast & Crew

Actor HB Halicki
Actor Marion Busia
Actor Jerry Daugirda
Actor James McIntyre
Director HB Halicki

Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Brent Walker Film DistAvailable on: DVD and Blu-ray