1969 Cougar in new movie

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1969 Cougar in new movie

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Post by 68CJ428CAT » 03 Oct 2018, 22:01

There is a 1969 Cougar in the new movie El Royale. Pretty nice and fast.
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Post by cj750 » 03 Oct 2018, 22:48

Have you seen the movie?
I've only watched the trailer, but the car appears to be a real '69 Eliminator, just missing the stripes for some reason.

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Post by Mike_B_SVT » 03 Oct 2018, 23:41

Yeah, it has pretty much all the details - except that stripe! Maybe some movie guy thought it was too gaudy?
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Re: 1969 Cougar in new movie

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Post by XR7Vert69 » 04 Oct 2018, 21:05

Stupendous choice in movie cars!

Shows up within the first two seconds of the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7wzBVARwaU

Thanks 68CJ428CAT for tuning us all in. I may go see it on opening night just for the Cougar sighting!

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Post by 68CJ428CAT » 06 Oct 2018, 22:16

I know I will watch the movie...
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Post by 69XRRR7 » 09 Oct 2018, 18:47

I was shocked when I saw the trailer on TV. Had to look it up on Youtube to see the car again.Nice looking car. Wonder if it is a clone just made to look like an Eliminator? I don't really care, just happy to see a Cougar front and center. I will definitely be going to see the movie. Just curious if anyone on here owns the car??
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Post by 69XR7RestoMod » 21 Oct 2018, 16:38

The trailer is better than the movie. Save your $ and time....wish I had.
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