The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has a very long and storied history of bringing famous cars of the screen to market with exciting and colorful cars representing blockbuster films and popular television series. So many iconic cars have crossed the world-famous auction block, we had to split the list of highlights in two. (Click here for Part Two).
This gallery showcases some of the greatest movie and television cars in Hollywood history with model years from the 1940s through 1969 that have crossed the Barrett-Jackson auction block:
SCOTTSDALE 2013 – #1 1966 BATMOBILE – SOLD! $4,620,000
Pictured above is the 1966 Batmobile by George Barris is the most recognized and popular piece of entertainment history worldwide that has become an icon that has been carried from generation to generation of Batmobiles to follow.
SCOTTSDALE 2015 – “BEVERLY HILLBILLIES” CUSTOM TRUCK – SOLD! $275,000
Documented by George Barris as one of five vehicles built, it was filmed in the TV series as well as the “Beverly Hillbillies” movie.
SCOTTSDALE 2022 – 1949 CHEVROLET FLEETLINE CUSTOM COUPE “THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS” – SOLD! $38,500
One of the iconic cars used in “The Fate of the Furious” (the eighth film in the Fast Saga). Used in the opening scene, with Vin Diesel (Dom) racing it through the streets of Cuba against a black Ford Fairlane.
SCOTTSDALE 2014 – 1949 HUDSON COMMODORE 8 4-DOOR SEDAN “DRIVING MISS DAISY” – SOLD! $66,000
The co-star with Morgan Freeman (Hoke Colburn) and Jessica Tandy (Miss Daisy Werthan) of “Driving Miss Daisy,” this 1949 Hudson Commodore Custom 8 4-door sedan occupies a central role in the 1990 Best Picture Academy Award-winning film.
SCOTTSDALE 2014 – 1955 CHEVROLET CUSTOM FARM TRUCK “TOW MATER” – SOLD! $68,200
Built to exact specifications to bring joy to children and adults alike while raising money for many charities. Over two million people across the U.S. have seen and touched this ‘Mater at events from Texas to Alaska and many places in between.
SCOTTSDALE 2015 – 1955 PONTIAC STAR CHIEF CONVERTIBLE “I LOVE LUCY” – SOLD! $220,000
This was given away by TV Land in Hollywood. It is fully restored as the car that appeared in the fourth season of “I Love Lucy.” In Episode 109, titled “Lucy Learns to Drive,” preparing for their trip west, the Ricardos buy a new car, and Lucy wants to drive it around the block.
SCOTTSDALE 2015 – 1955 CHEVROLET CUSTOM “TWO-LANE BLACKTOP” – SOLD! $159,500
Documented, authentic, original 1955 Chevrolet movie car driven by singer James Taylor and Beach Boy Dennis Wilson in the iconic 1971 movie “Two-Lane Blacktop.”
SCOTTSDALE 2022 – 1956 FORD FAIRLANE CUSTOM COUPE “FAST & FURIOUS” – SOLD! $27,500
The car that raced Vin Diesel in the opening scene of “F8″ (the eighth film in the Fast Saga) in Cuba. Painted black with a racing seat. Fitted with a roll cage for safety during movie action scenes.
SCOTTSDALE 2015 – 1958 PLYMOUTH FURY “CHRISTINE” – SOLD! $198,000
Stephen King’s “Christine” featured an angry, vindictive 1958 Plymouth Fury that would mow you down if crossed. She could also heal herself if damaged. Not a bad trait to have in a car!
PALM BEACH 2015 – 1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE SUNROOF CUSTOM “HERBIE” – SOLD! $126,500
One of the most beloved movie cars of all time, this “Herbie” Beetle was featured in the movie “Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo.”
SCOTTSDALE 2020 – 1963 MODENA SPYDER CALIFORNIA #GTC0001 “FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF” – SOLD! $396,000
Hero car from the iconic movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” is this serial number GTC001 Modena Spyder California built by Modena Design and Development.
SCOTTSDALE 2015 – 1965 SHELBY COBRA RE-CREATION ROLLING CHASSIS “IRON MAN” – SOLD! $24,200
This is a 1965 Kirkham Shelby Cobra Re-creation with an all-aluminum body made special for the movie “Iron Man” with Robert Downey Jr. released in 2008. The car was crunched when Iron Man fell through the roof of his house.
NORTHEAST 2017 – 1965 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CUSTOM SEDAN “BLACK BEAUTY” – SOLD! $29,700
This unique and special car, the “Black Beauty,” was used in the 2011 movie “The Green Hornet.”
SCOTTSDALE 2015 – 1965 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA CUSTOM “FIREBALL 500″ – SOLD! $137,500
In this classic, Frankie Avalon is a stock car racer who plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. His assistants? Annette Funicello, of course — and another teen idol of the day, Fabian.
SCOTTSDALE 2008 – 1966 PONTIAC GTO “MONKEEMOBILE” – SOLD! $396,000
This is the original #1 Kustom car named the “Monkeemobile” featured in the TV series “The Monkees,” for the only rock ‘n roll group that ever filmed a live-action TV series.
SCOTTSDALE 2022 – 1966 DODGE A100 “MYSTERY MACHINE” RE-CREATION – SOLD! $63,800
This is an exacting build of the iconic “Mystery Machine” from the Scooby-Doo cartoon series. The A100 was the most accurate representation of the van penned by the legendary Hanna-Barbera team, with each piece measured for accuracy.
SCOTTSDALE 2022 – 1967 PLYMOUTH SATELLITE CONVERTIBLE “TOMMY BOY” – SOLD! $71,500
Believed to be one of the Chris Farley and David Spade “Tommy Boy” movie cars, featuring many added features for stunt work. History covered in Mopar Collector’s Guide. Also used in Katy Perry’s 2010 hit “Teenage Dream” music video.
SCOTTSDALE 2016 – 1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS “TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE” – SOLD! $167,200
“Bumblebee,” Resto-Mod built to use in the fourth installment of the “Transformers” film franchise, “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Michael Bay.
SCOTTSDALE 2019 – 1967 FORD MUSTANG CUSTOM FASTBACK “GONE IN 60 SECONDS” ELEANOR – SOLD! $385,000
This is an original car from the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds.” This car was used in the street scenes in the movie and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from Cinema Vehicle Services signed by Ray Claridge, president of Cinema Vehicle Services.
SCOTTSDALE 2012 – 1969 DODGE CHARGER 2-DOOR “DUKES OF HAZZARD” – SOLD! $121,000
Lee 1 was featured several times in the first episode of the CBS’ hit television series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” The show’s opening sequence, featuring Bo and Luke Duke, included the clip of Lee 1 jumping over a Hazzard County police cruiser.
SCOTTSDALE 2013 – 1969 DODGE CHARGER CUSTOM 2-DOOR COUPE “FAST & FURIOUS” – SOLD! $95,700
1968-1970 Chargers have always been popular in film. This car has appeared in two chapters of the “Fast & Furious” franchise as Dominic Torretto’s street racer.
LAS VEGAS 2013 – 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO YENKO RE-CREATION COUPE “2 FAST 2 FURIOUS” – SOLD! $37,400
This car was driven by the late Paul Walker in his recurring role as Brian O’Connor in this second installment of the wildly popular “Fast & Furious” franchise.