(Peter Yates, 1968).
This extremely well made thriller stars Steve McQueen in the top performance of his career, as an honest cop assigned to protect a government witness. The whizzbang action sequence, up and down the hills of San Francisco, is arguably the most spectacular car chase ever filmed.

Thu., May 21, 4:15 p.m.; Sat., May 23, 8:40 p.m., 2009

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