Have you ever thought how many films give a particularly important role to buses? There are some mythical films where bus is not just a movie setting but an essential part of the storyline. So, get your popcorn ready because the film is going to begin!
1. Speed (1994)
Speed is the first film we think about. The bus is as important as the main characters played by Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves. The bus has a bomb inside. If the bus stops the bomb will explode. Speed is a classic example of fast action movies.
2. The Fugitive (1993)
Richard Kimble is a surgeon who lives in Chicago. He is wrongfully arrested and charged with his wife’s murder. After being arrested, he goes by bus together with the most dangerous prisoners to a high security prison.
3. Bus Stop (1956)
Bo is a young and naïve cowboy who is travelling by bus from Montana to Phoenix to take part of a rodeo. In one of the stops the bus driver makes to rest, he meets Chérie. He falls in love with her and she agrees to go with him to Phoenix. When the rodeo finishes, Bo asks her to marry him, but she rejects his proposal.
4. The big bus (1976)
It is a classic of catastrophic cinema in the 70’s. A group of scientists creates “Cíclope”, a bus whose fuel is atomic. The bus should go to from Denver to Colorado and New York in the shortest of time.
5. Night bus (2014)
This film is newer than the previous ones. It’s an English film whose argument happens in a night bus. The passengers of the bus have many different stories. Some are lovers, some have dark secrets others are just trying to get through the London’s night.
As evidenced, buses are an essential part of our lives and some films reflect our reality. Enjoy your film!