Top 5 Toyotas in Hollywood Blockbusters

Fast and Furious II

Every automaker is constantly approached to supply movie productions with a never-ending stream of vehicles. Sometimes these vehicles play a pivotal role in the development of the plot or main character, and sometimes they're needed to provide dramatic re-creations of mayhem and destruction. Automakers, however, are sometimes left in the dark as to the true value their cars and trucks have to the production.

A good example of how an automaker can make this relationship work to its advantage can be seen in the recent spate of Marvel movies, specifically "The Avengers" and all the Acura cars in many scenes. Likewise, the "Transformers" series highlighted several current and past General Motors vehicles.

Toyota, which typically doesn't get involved in many blockbuster productions, has also had its fair share of product placements in popular movies. In honor of the 30th anniversary of "Back to the Future," here's our top five Toyota vehicles that have made a big splash in some big movies.

 

Toyota SR5 in "Back to the Future"

Marty McFly Toyota  II

This franchise was pretty big in its day, but when Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) opens the garage door in the timeline of his dreams, he's met by a clean 4x4 Toyota SR5 pickup that's fully dressed in the best off-road accessories of the day: a bed-mounted light bar with a full set of KC lights, custom bumpers, a shiny black paint job, and cool rims and tires. A generation saw the downsized Toyota pickup as the incarnation of cool. Check out the new 30th Anniversary Edition too. 

 

Toyota Tundra in "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines"

Tundra T3 II

Toyota dove head-first into the world of mega-blockbusters in 2003 with the third installment of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Terminator" movie series, creating a special T3 Edition (first-gen) Tundra that included the TRD performance package and special badging inside and out. More than 600 were sold in the U.S. and about 200 in Canada.

 

Toyota 2000GT in "You Only Live Twice"

2000GT Bond 2 II

You know you have something special when one of your vehicles is used in a James Bond movie; that's what a little company (at least it was little in 1967) like Toyota must have thought when the 2000GT sport coupe convertible was slated to be the world's most famous spy's main mode of transportation.

 

Toyota Supra Turbo in "The Fast and the Furious"

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How many cars have beat a Ferrari racing through Malibu, Calif., along the famous Pacific Coast Highway? This particular orange Super Turbo was in the first of many "Furious" movies to identify and highlight how, with just a few "special" modifications, you can turn any import car into a supercar.

 

Toyota Hilux pizza delivery truck in "Toy Story"

Toyota Hilux Pizza II

Although an animated movie series, it's worth noting that in every one of the "Toy Story" movies, there is a Toyota pizza delivery vehicle. In fact, we're told this same Hilux will make an appearance in "Toy Story 4," coming in 2018.

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Comments

The Toyota truck from Toy Story has actually been in most Pixar movies, Monsters Inc, A Bugs Life, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, Cars, WALL-E, and Up, maybe another movie or two that I missed.

I would donate my left you know what if I could have a 2000GT. They are extremely sought after.

That 1985 Toyota pickup still looks good today. Toyota should sell the truck today like Jeep did with the Cherokee Classic.

That charger is the best car I see here

900 Horses of Detroit Muscle!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEIxiUHMJpk

Dominic Toretto 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qZBKzTkZlM

Dominic Toretto off road Hemi Charger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGeju_67Res

I wasn't aware the 2000GT and Supra were trucks.

Prius from the "other guys". The car was a big part of the movie

Love the looks of the old Yota's, but absolutely detest the sports car driving position.

Except the article says the top 5 Toyota TRUCKS in movies. I only see 3.

The other two are nice. But a little false advertising I would say.

Cant these ramtards post one thing that is not crap dodge/Fiat whatever. You guys need to seriously get a life.

Might as well wait for Big Al to post something about the aluminum F150.

I also would give my right you know what for a turbo supra. Those things can be wicked.

HEMI quit ruining this story by posting pictures of your fiat turds.

I like the Marty McFly Toyota pickup. I wouldn't mind having it.

HEMI quit ruining this story by posting pictures of your fiat turds.


Posted by: America Bails Out Chrysler | Oct 22, 2015 6:47:13 PM

Funny toyota runs those fiat turds in their cars in NHRA.

The Fast and the Furious 6 - All of the Movie Cars - behind the scenes and making of's - HD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tecK4a4Kxts

Sneak Peek: First Hellcat Powered Jeep JK Wrangler!
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http://www.hotrod.com/cars/featured/1510-sneak-peek-first-hellcat-powered-jeep-jk-wrangler/

1- James Garner
Rocky - Sierra Classic
http://jimsuva.typepad.com/rockford_files_gmc_truck/

Rockford
Firebird
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/12/24/jim-rockfords-firebird-is-the-thinking-mans-pontiac-prize/

2- Steve McQueen
Ford Mustang GT
Mustang forces Dodge Charger R/T off the road and into a gas station
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullitt

3- John Wayne
Pontiac Grand Safari
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2014/07/14/john-waynes-barris-modified-1975-pontiac-grand-safari-heads-to-auction/

4- Red Foxx - Sanford & Son
Ford Truck
http://www.autobia.com/car-detail/other-pickups/Ford-Other-Pickups-Pickup-Model-H15-Sanford-Son_251677693437.html

All Detroit machines - domestic.
I wonder why that generation was proud of their Detroit machines. Can you imagine John Wayne driving anything but American?

Chuck Norris against Attack Helicopter,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T4-dj-jhGo


Emergency Squad 51 1972 Dodge D300,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhSXeWcdCPk

Squad 51 and Engine 51 leaving Station 127,


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLjgyJoVA7M

David Roberston,
Who really cares what actresses drive.

Or what vehicles are in movies.

Or what vehicles are in australia.

come on AL don't disappoint us, lets hear about the aluminum F150

Qantas

Reading comprehension
'Top 5 Toyotas in Hollywood Blockbusters'

I wonder what was your SAT score or your GPA? A teacher concludes from your infinite writting and postings - you were under achiever thus below average performing student.

It is obvious you could not excel in athletics nor extra-cullicular

@hemroidv8, those engines used in drag racing share nothing with the Chrysler corp. This has been hashed out time and time again. They are based on the hemi design but share no parts in anyway with fiat.And oh by the way, if you have the mentality please stay on topic and don't continue to let your ignorance shine so brightly.

Oh I forgot that hemroidv8 rode the little short bus to school this morning.

Truck crazy - the current line of "hemi" engines built by Chrysler are based off of a Porsche design.

I kind of liked that Mustang and Charger in Bullit and especially the car chase scene. It wouldn't have been as good a car chase scene with midsize diesel trucks.

That Supra wasn't actually turbocharged... the car was also bone stock under the hood.

wow .. Toyota must be a very good pick for Hollywood movies.

The photo of the T3 Tundra is from my site, of my truck.
Pretty amateur work on the part of cars.com



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