September 4, 2007
Warner Home Video
- Originally in English
- Released in English
Featuring one of the most spectacular car chases for its decade (1968), Steve McQueen, plays San Francisco police detective Frank Bullitt, trying to find the man who killed a Chicago hood, a protected witness who was to appear before a Senate sub-committee crime hearing.
Mc Queen is a detective who senses that something is wrong behind his assignment to guard a criminal witness. This edge-of-the seat thriller features one of the great car chases of cinematic history. Based on Robert L. Pike's book Mute Witness. Academy Award Nominations: Best Sound. Academy Awards: Best Film Editing.
Solar Productions was actor Steve McQueen's production company.
Released theatrically in New York City October 17, 1968.
Color by Technicolor. Shot on location in San Francisco, California.
Steve McQueen, who raced automobiles and motorcycles, did his own stunt driving in a Mustang GT in the memorable car chase through San Francisco's famous hills, clocking speeds up to 115 miles an hour.
Additional cast: Pat Renella (John Ross), Al Checco (Desk Clerk), and Paul Genge.