14 Remarkable Movie Quotes About Driving and Cars

Hollywood has always been prolific in producing great movies, and a good number of them are about cars and driving. There are movies about racing, driving, and some of them have become popular enough to be turned into a franchise such as The Fast and The Furious, Cars, and more. So, it makes sense that there are plenty of hilarious, memorable, and serious movie quotes about driving.

Best Movie Quotes About Driving and Cars

There are so many iconic dialogues and one-liners about automobiles to be found in so many movies! Many of them have found their way into various automotive scenarios. Let’s find out some of the best movie quotes about driving and cars.

GoldenEye (1995)

Need I remind you, 007, that you have a license to kill, not to break the traffic laws

Q (Desmond Llewelyn)

james bond
007 Agent is not an exception with traffic laws.

Without a doubt, GoldenEye is a movie about James Bond. Yet again, Q has stolen the show completely with the epic quote reminding him about the laws of traffic.

Rush (2013)

Men love women, but even more than that, men love cars

Lord Hesketh (Christian Mckay)

Men love Cars!

The merciless battle between 2 highly skilled drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda, yet the best quote belongs to the side character  Lord Hesketh. The line he said not only is the truth but also takes this sports action movie to a whole new level. 

Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

Remember: the car is you, you are the car. Okay? Let’s ride!”

“I just stole fifty cars in one night! I’m a little tired, little *wired*, and I think

I deserve a little appreciation!” | Randall ‘Memphis’ Raines (Nicolas Cage)

nicholas cage
Let’s ride!

Well, who does not deserve appreciation after pulling off such a heist? The movie might be shallow and glossy and the critics did not ‘appreciate’ it much, but it had cool cars and a star-studded cast. 

The audience also loved Memphis and showed ‘appreciation’ for what he does best – stealing cars!

The Fast and Furious (2001)

 “It’s not how you stand by your car, it’s how you race your car” | Edwin (Ja Rule)

I live my life a quarter mile at a time” | Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel)

Dom Toretto played by Vin Diesel
Dom Toretto played by Vin Diesel

Any such list would be incomplete without a citing from this movie. The franchise has an ardent fan-following enthusiastic about high-speed and racing cars. 

After seeing Dom telling this line to Brian on the big screen, many would-be and wannabe street racers have made it the mantra of their life.

The Transporter (2002)

I always say, the way a man treats his car is how he treats himself” |

Inspector Tarconi (François Berléand)

François Berléand in The Transporter
François Berléand in The Transporter

Everybody must have loved Frank Martin (played by Jason Statham), the stoic driver who gets into the dangerous business of transporting cargo, anything and for anyone. However, Inspector Tarconi speaks the mind of thousands of men!


Days of Thunder (1990)

Tell me what you love so much about racing” | Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman)

Speed. To be able to control it. To know that I can control something

that’s out of control” | Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise)

Tom Cruise in Days of Thunder
Tom Cruise in Days of Thunder

Set in the fast-paced world of NASCAR, the movie was about racing, rivalry, and reconciliation between two racers. But, that dialogue from the rookie hotshot Trickle is what gives real goosebumps to all the speed junkies!

Cars (2006)

Float like a Cadillac, sting like a Beemer” |

Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) & Doc Hudson (Paul Newman)

Float like a Cadillac
Float like a Cadillac

What is the car quotes list without the quote from Cars? A legendary movie from Disney & Pixar tells the story of how a race car Lightning McQueen finds the true meaning of family and friendship in the old town named Radiator Springs.

The epic line which is a reference to boxer Muhammad Ali makes children and adults hyped!

Batman Forever (1989)

It must be the car. Chick’s always dig the car” | Batman (Val Kilmer)

Val Kilmer in Batman Forever
Val Kilmer in Batman Forever

Batman was a huge hit in the summer of 1989. It had some tough competition including Ghostbusters II, Back to the Future Part II, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and more. 

But the charm of Jack Nicholson (The Joker) and Kilmer turned the box office. Well, now you know that it was not just them but some ‘deep’ car jokes too!

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

A man with priorities so far out of whack doesn’t deserve such a fine automobile.

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick)

Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

How many times have you thought this after seeing a jerk abusing a fine car on the road? And, how many of you have wanted to be Bueller to have your joyride in a borrowed Ferrari?

Taxi Driver (1976)

How’s your driving record? Clean?” | Cab Dispatcher
It’s clean, real clean. Like my conscience” | Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro)

Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver.
Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver.

The movie is a classic and Mr. Niro did an excellent job as a disturbed, loner taxi driver. The context of this dialogue is different, but there are a good number of people who will want to use it when asked about their driving record, in the literal sense!

So here are some emerging movie quotes about driving. We hope you find this article interesting and see you again with more insightful industry knowledge with Car From Japan!