One of the favorite activities of people to entertain and have a good time at home, is to sit down to enjoy a good movie or series that catches all of them with their stories and iconic characters, among them, the cars. BMW Group recommends some of the most iconic productions in which the different units of its brands BMW, BMW Motorrad and MINI appear as a leading character:
1. Mission: Impossible.
Paramount Pictures and BMW partnered in 2011 to participate in one of the sagas most iconic action film. The performance of the brand was in the following titles: Ghost Protocol, Rogue Nation and the Impact; during all of these movies we find models such as the M5, i8, 1 Series, 6 Series convertible among others.
2. Operation Red Sparrow.
The film about espionage launched in 2018 includes numerous scenes in which the model BMW 7 Series is a protagonist most of the action. Throughout history, the vehicle is used by the main characters, including the agent, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and the officers move through key points to carry out their missions.
An action movie starring Melissa McCarthy, which premiered in 2015, chronicles the transformation of a CIA analyst in an intrepid spy, where with the help of a BMW is facing a double official that he has inherited a nuclear weapon to achieve a complicated international intrigue.
For this installment, the stars of the brand were: the BMW M4 Coupé, driven by Bradley Fine (Jude Law); the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe where Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) plays a major persecution; and BMW 7-Series, in the hands of Rayna Boyanov (Rose Byrne).
4. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan.
In 2018, BMW, and Amazon unveiled the BMW 5-Series along with the legendary character Jack Ryan in the series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”. In the plot it can be seen how agents of the CIA drive a BMW 540i xDrive Sedan with high-performance, six-cylinder engine in line, which makes them go always a step ahead of their enemies, thanks to the agility of one of the most representative models of the brand. The series is available exclusively for Prime Video.
5. The Italian Job.
Not to forget one of the classic, “The Italian Job”, was one of the most important platforms of MINI in its original version in 1969 and revived in 2003 with new protagonists.
1969 – The first movie with this title tells how Charlie Croker (Michael Caine), a thief, after leaving the prison were involved in a new theft planned by his friend Roger Beckermann, who left unfinished his plan after his death in an alleged traffic accident. Onboard 3 Mini Classic, the band of thieves transported the stolen gold with the speed and dynamism that they need and that the compact units of the british brand to give them, with the purpose of achieve its goal: to make flee from the cops with everything.
2003 – The story tells how Edward Norton, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Seth Green, Mos Def, and Donald Sutherland, which tells the story of how the thief professional Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg) steals a huge ingot of gold of a palace very guarded in Venice, but is betrayed by a man of his own team.
In some sequences, the vehicles MINI carried out spectacular jumps and evade numerous bullets throughout the story. Even the actors driving the MINI through the entrance of the Metro Rail in Hollywood Boulevard, down the stairs until you reach the metro station, one of the scenes most representative of the film.
6. BMW and the famous 007 agent.
James Bond, the agent most well-known film, performed some of his feats in BMW vehicle that will help achieve their missions successfully: GoldenEye, tomorrow never dies and The world is not enough.
7. The Hire.
A mini-action series in three seasons, launched by BMW Group in 2001 to BMWFilms.com where Clive Owen “The driver”, a man that goes from one side to another (BMW cars), appears with different adventures. The episodes are:
- Ambush: “The Driver” facing a VAN with armed men who warn him that his passenger has stolen a large amount of diamonds.
- Chosen: Owen must protect a child asian saint who has come to the united States by boat.
- The Follow: Clive becomes the spy of the wife of an actor paranoid.
- Star: In this episode it is time to bring in a famous singer and malcriada to an event.
- Powder Keg: Now “The Driver” has been chosen by the UN to rescue them from a hostile territory to Harvey Jacobs, a war photographer injured.
- Hostage: Clive is hired by the FBI to help defuse a hostage situation.
- Ticker: “The Driver” carries an injured man carrying a portfolio mysterious while you shoot them from a helicopter.
- Beat the Devil: Owen is employed by James Brown who has to go to the Devil, to renegotiate the terms of the covenant that he made when he was young.
- The Escape: Clive transported to the young cloned with Holt making of “babysitting”, receiving orders to evade the federal agents.
Currently you can find these episodes on YouTube.
In this film, four copies MINI Cooper S 3-doors are the protagonists.
Headed by Adam Sandler and Kevin James, Emmy-award winning and best known for her performance in ” King of Queens. In the development of the story, you will see the performance of the vehicles of the british brand where there are persecutions, combined with the animation of the film. The models represent names and colors, the Ghosts from the video game Pac-Man, called “Phantom MINI”.
With these recommendations, BMW Group invites people to stay at home and enjoy a good time.
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