Spyder Sightings In The Media


Name Description Original or Replica Manufacturer
1800-Call-Att Commercials (2002) TV
3 Different Commercials featuring a 550 Spyder. Unknown
The Darkling
(2000) TV
F. Murray Abraham, Aidan Gillian
A truly awful film, but for a car-nut worth watching just for a laugh! The films hero (a highly skilled car restorer possessed by the Devilish "Darkling"-something that looks like an 18 month tot in a bird cage) has the opportunity to restore the long lost Jimmy Dean Spyder)!! Now, here's where the fun begins because rather than get an old 550 kit and smash it up a bit, the films producers deemed that a Karmann Ghia ragtop would suffice!!!!!!!!! Grab a video and have a look-it's absolutely cr*p! Turkey factor: 9/10 (By SpyderOwners Member - John S.) Neither
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn
Bruce Willis pulls up in a 718 Spyder during the film. (By SpyderOwners Member - Timo T.) Unknown
It Happened Here
(BBC TV)(2002)
BBC Television show "It Happened Here" features a segment called "James Dean in California". Site Member Lawrence G., played James Dean in a recreation of the famous crash. Replica Vintage Spyders
James Dean
(2001)
James Franco
Great movie about the life of Jimmy Dean, includes several shots of a Spyder Unknown
Love Potion #9
(1992)
Sandra Bullock
Unconfirmed because we haven't seen it, but it's supposed to have a Spyder Unknown
Mr. Destiny
(1990)
James Belushi
James Belushi drives a Spyder. KenO added - "I asked Chuck (Beck) about it once and he told me that he rebuilt it after it t-boned the VW cab near the end of the film. He said it needed remarkably little work, primarily the front glass clip and a new front axle beam." Replica Beck Spyder
On The Beach
(1959)
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner
Gregory Peck plays a submarine commander looking for survivors in Australia after a nuclear holocaust. He finds Ava Gardner. There is a scene in which a Spyder is driven. Original
Porsche Commercial
(2002) TV
Commercial featuring a 550 Spyder. Original
Sin City
(2005)
Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Brittany Murphy, Benicio Del Toro, Elijah Wood
The character Goldie drives a 550 spyder. Replica Vintage Spyder
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