Power Wagons on Film 


From the MGM movie "The Jerusalem File"

If you know of any Movies or TV shows that had Power Wagons email cimoch@dodgepowerwagon.com  and I'll add it to the list.

Wheels Across The Andes , 1947, Armand Denis, Chrysler Corporation. Color wildlife documentary with a WDX Power Wagon in action at 18,000 feet elevation..

Savage Splendor, 1949, Armand Denis, African wildlife documentary with two WDX Power Wagons, one of which is rolled over by a charging rhino.

Below the Sahara, 1953, Armand Denis, Wildlife documentary of Africa with a B4PW in action.

Sssssss (1973) - A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.

Breaking Bad TV Series, 2008-2013 Ep. 5.10 at 00:39:37 Power Wagon in background

The Roots of Heaven (1958) Trevor Howard, Eddie Albert, Errol Flynn. Three different Dodge WC52 trucks. Fictional story of an Elephant Conservationist and his crew operating in Africa.

Hogan's Heroes (1965-1971) Dodge WC6, WC9, and M37 used during the series.

Mogambo (1953) Clark Gable, Ava Gardner and Grace Kelly. Numerous shots of a M601 in action with a command car type body. The chrome POWER WAGON emblems are clearly seen on the sides of the hood.

Jericho (2006-2008) TV Series has a Sweptline Dodge in Episode 7 of Season 1.

J.W. Coop (1971) starring Cliff Robertson and Christina Ferrare. A WC-54 is shown in a number of scenes.

Flap (1970) Comedy based on the plight of modern Native Americans living on reservations. Anthony Quinn

The Wages of Fear (1953 ) A two and a half hour French film, with subtitles. A number of scenes with Power Wagons serving at an Oil Company Well site.

Superfly TNT - M601 in opening scene - Superfly TNT on YouTube

Grizzly 1976, at the 40 min mark a green 75 Power Wagon leads a CJ5, an FJ40, and a Scout, all loaded with rednecks on their way to the state park to hunt down a rouge grizzly killing people in Georgia

Night of the Lepus  1974 giant rabbits the size of VW bugs terrorize the ranchlands of New Mexico, but one rancher will be finebecause he has a red WM300 with a well drilling rig on it.

Flashpoint 1984, Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams and Rip Torn (about 41 minutes into the movie)

Ace in the Hole 1951, Kirk Douglas

Mission: Impossible, TV Series, 1966-1973

Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld, TV

Blacktop, 2000, TV, Meatloaf

Las Vegas, TV Series, Tom Sellick 2003-2009

The Thing About My Folks, 2005

Hatari! John Wayne 1962 lots of jeeps but near the end an M37 makes an appearance as an animal catch vehicle, catching a rhino. Movie soundtrack includes the baby elephant walk.

Convoy with Kris Kristofferson and Ali McGraw, 1978. The news crew is driving down the road in a '78 Power Wagon w/ the Macho package interviewing Kristofferson. Thanks to Bruce & Shellie Weidenhamer

Vivre pour vivre (Live for Life), Movie, 1967

Brokeback Mountain - 2005

Lassie - Lassie and the Martin family - Timmy, Ruth, and Paul, rode in a Power Giant Power Wagon.

Road Trip - a very short scene, a 1974 yellow or tan long bed Power Wagon is parked in the background about half way through the movie.

Cobra - Sylvester Stallone, he drives a black , clean '78 Power Wagon. middle part of the film and a lot towards the end.

The Jerusalem File 1972 - A well-meaning American finds himself in the midst of political turmoil in the wake of the Arab-Israeli Six Day War

The Mother Lode - Has 1 or two quick shots of a 64? red Power Wagon. Movie made in early 80's Kim Bassinger Charlton Heston

Badlands - very short clip in a great, classic movie entitled (Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek) in which the pair encounter a man on an oil field and his Power Wagon is parked off to the left.

Fat Man and Little Boy - shot entirely on location in Mexico, it has extensive use of the "Lend-Lease" PW's made by Dodge for the U.S. govt to give/sell to foreign countries.  Not accurate, but they do look NICE!

Space Cowboys - Right at the beginning

Empire of the sun.- lots of scenes at the beginning of the movie.

Bad Blood  (1994) Starring Lorenzo Lamas. Lamas drives around in a Power Wagon wrecker.

Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World - Lots of scenes with an M-37

Look Whos Talking Two! - From: Pam Shatford shatford@fsj.net I own a 1974 dodge power wagon that had a appearance in the movie Look who's talking two. My truck is still painted the colour it was in the movie, which is New York Forest Ranger green.

Metro - Eddie Murphy

The Phantom

"Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" Cary Grant and Myrna Loy, as they first see the house a Power Wagon drives past.

Simon and Simon TV early 80's. The wild brother Gerald McRaney as one of the brothers driving a beat mid 70's Power Wagon.

Guns of Navarone

The Legend of the Ruby Silver

Houseboat - Carey Grant and Sophia Loren - shows a WC62 6x6 pulling a house down the street and stops on railroad tracks, house gets hit by a train.

Roustabout - Elvis Presley, gets his motorcycle delivered to him by a 1959 W300 Pickup.

"The Long, Long trailer" with Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz. Pretty dumb movie but in a scene at the service station, there was a really nice 1-ton PW wrecker. Its only a quick glance but it still looked nice.

Escape from Sharam Dodge M37 Actors Yul Brinner. Sal Mineo

Three Coins in the Fountain - WC-51

Battle Ground - with Van Johnson WC

Patton - Plenty of military Dodges used by both sides

Omega Man with Charkton Heston - WC series Command car

God Bless the Beast and the Children


October 20, 2017