Bridget Jones’ Diary, 2001
The picture car coordinator working on the film was given the task of finding a sophisticated car for Hugh Grant to drive in Bridget Jones’ Diary. He chose the Mercedes 280 SE Convertible, a classic convertible. This stunning car appears when Hugh Grant’s character, Daniel Cleaver, takes Bridget, Renee Zellweger, on a romantic weekend away. It features again when Daniel drops Bridget off at a party.
Men In Black 2, 2002
Dubbed “the new hotness” by Will Smith, the Mercedes-Benz E500 took the spotlight in Men In Black 2. This sleek car was debuted in the film before its release in 2003.
The Bourne Supremacy, 2004
The second in the Jason Bourne series, this fast action thriller features the Gelandewagen (W463) and is, unfortunately, destroyed by a pack of Volgas.
Sin City, 2005
In this slick crime thriller, Mickey Rourke’s character Marv says: “These keys say the padre drove a Mercedes. Or, at least, that’s what they’re passing off as a Mercedes these days. Modern cars. They all look like electric shavers”. He’s talking about the 1990 420 SEL.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets, 2007
The car chase from Buckingham Palace to Southwark Bridge is one of the longest car chase scenes ever filmed in the streets of London and featured the Mercedes-Benz C280 Sport.
The Hangover, 2009
For this outrageous comedy starring Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis, a company called Cinema Vehicles built five 1969 280 SE Convertibles. Two currently remain intact, the rest were destroyed during filming. This stunning silver motor appears throughout the film.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon, 2011
As expected, the Mercedes in the spotlight in this franchise flick was not your classic Mercedes-Benz. The SLS AMG was transformed into Soundwave. The E550 model also appeared in the film as Wheeljack.
Jack Reacher, 2012
The beautiful Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe was, unfortunately, cut in half to shoot its features and all interior scenes in this crime thriller.
A Good Day to Die Hard, 2013
Several Mercedes-Benz models were scattered throughout the streets of Moscow in the fifth instalment of the Die Hard series. The film showcased three Unimogs, four Sprinters and three G-classes in its famous chase scene. Unfortunately many of the cars didn’t make it out in one piece.
Jurassic World, 2015
Mercedes debuted the GLE 450 AMG Coupe in this eagerly-anticipated blockbuster. But it wasn’t alone, the G-Class, G63, AMG 6x6, Sprinter and Unimog all made an appearance in Jurassic World.