Ford, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz... top 10 automakers in films

<i>Image: Youtube</i>
<i>Image: Youtube</i>

London - Earlier in April, we published a list of some of the top cars featured in films. This week we look at the most iconic motoring manufacturers in movies.  

Whether its iconic orange Toyota Supra from The Fast and The Furious driven by the late Paul Walker to the Ford Mustang driven by Nicholas Cage in Gone in Sixty Seconds, cars have played an important role on the big screen.

The folks at  have sifted through decades of data in order to bring you the most famous and iconic cars in film history.

According to "The criteria was simple: the car needed to have featured prominently in the film or have been used by a main cast member on screen; from there we found the most frequently occurring makes and models."

Top 10 cars in film: Automaker and number of appearances in films

1 Ford, 8988

2 Chevrolet, 5513

3 Mercedes-Benz, 4176

4 Volkswagen, 2726

5 BMW, 2340

6 Dodge, 2287

7 Fiat, 2161

8 Cadillac, 2031

9 Toyota, 2026

10 Citroën, 1758

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