The 1958 movie Thunder Road is a classic American action film. It is about a man who is on the run and has to get his car repaired before he can escape. The movie was filmed in South Carolina, USA and starred Robert Mitchum as the protagonist.
The movie was shot in black and white, which gives it a classic look. It features some of the most famous cars of all time, like the Ford Thunderbird and Mercury Montclair.
Robert Mitchum plays a moonshine runner in this well-known classic. His character Lucas Doolin is a Korean War veteran, who transports the prohibited liquor in his sleeper two-door Ford. Thunder Road is shot exclusively in the Blueridge mountains of North Carolina, and along US Route 19. Despite the inconsistencies between scenes and occasional bad dialogue, Thunder Road remains one of the most memorable films of its kind.