Do you remember the last time you had to sit through a gruelling hour and a half of bad cinema just because it was a movie about cars? Gearheads are often denied the simple pleasures of a good story and compelling performances. Yet, there are tales of glorious cars and legendary drivers littered throughout the history of motorsport. Following are tales of ambition, passion and tragedy, which artfully demonstrate the love of man and machine.

driving_daisy_004_copy_-_h_2017-928x523-1 Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

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A film adaptation of Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy is the story of an elderly Jewish widow, Miss Daisy Werthan, whose son, Boolie has decided that she’s too old to drive herself. He hires a chauffeur for his mother, an African-American man named Hoke Colburn to help her get around. The tug-of-war between the duty-bound driver and his stern and hostile mistress, eventually blossoms into an unlikely, heart-warming friendship that transcends all social convention.