Hollywood Nova Sightings

Over the years we have collected an impressive list of Chevy II / Nova sightings in movies and television. If you have any sightings that are not already on our list, contact us and we’ll add them to our archive!

Nova Type Name Year Nova Description
70-72 TV "1-800 We Prevent" Commercial   Nova Right-Front Fender is shown
70-72 Movie "Grind House" / "Death Proof" 2007 Released April 2007. Directed by Quentin Tarantino of "Pulp Fiction" fame. Cecil Evans prepared the 9 Novas for the film. Approximately 5 Novas were destroyed, two were used in cannon rolls and one for a head on collision. The others were cut up to accommodate some of Tarantino's cool camera angles. The Novas had small block Chevy engines with mild cams & Exhaust work. Jeff Dashinaw , a 30 year veteran of stunt driving, was at the wheel of most of the Nova scenes. Parts were supplied by Chevy 2 Only.
68-72 Movie 3 Days of the Condor 1975 Blue 68-72 on the street.
1968 Movie 3 oclock High 1987 It is in the scene where Jerry Mitchell (nerd), fights Buddy Revell after school.
66 Movie A Bronx Tale 1993 (Rober Denaro) 4-Door
68-69 Movie A Change Of Habit 1969 First 15-20 min. of movie; nova almost runs over Mary Tyler Moore.
73-74 Movie A Kiss So Deadly 0 Beige Nova Four Door--A Couple Were In The Back Seat Making Out Next To Corvette
73 Movie A Lesser Evil 1998 Maroon colored 73-74 Nova gets shot up, also while kids were fighting in a scene there was a Nova in the background.
65 TV Adam 12: Credit Risk   Nova In Background On Street, "Routine Patrol" 73-74 Brown 4 Door Nova Gets Pulled Over, "Child In Danger" White 68-72, Dark Color 66-67 Ht In Back Ground While They Are Talking To Someone. "Air Drop" 68-72 White Four Door Used At The End Of The Show By The Cops 10-24-00.
1964 Movie American Gangster 2007 Parked 64 Nova seen when police follow suspect into the city also gold 70 Nova parked on street when the gangsters are giving out turkeys
64-65 Movie Amy & Isabelle 2001 4 Door was driven by a school teacher whom made out with his student in the front seat.
68-72 Movie Annie Hall 1977 [Red][Green] (Woody Allen) (Diane Keating)
  Movie Any Which Way You Can 1980 (Clint Eastwood) There is a convertible nova in the 'junkyard' in front of the house. It can be seen in several scenes throughout the movie from several different angles.
70s Movie Armed and Dangerous 1986 (John Candy) A scene late in the movie has a traffic jam on a bridge. John Candy tells a semi-truck driver that he needs to get through the traffic. The driver proceeds to shove his way through the sitting cars. He shoves a blue mid-70's Nova up on top of another car.
  Movie Bad Boys 1995 Nova 4-Door
1967 TV Batman Episode 100 1967 Catwoman is driving the batmobile with batman in pursuit a 62-65 SW with luggage rack turns in the back ground
62-65 TV Beverly Hills 90210 0 It was about kids on a street racing in California - Red 2D Hardtop vs 55 Chevy with a Cadillac engine. The 55 lost.
70 Movie Beverly Hills Cop 1984 (Eddie Murphy)
72 Movie Bio Dome 1996  
70-72 Movie Blue Steel 1990 Jamie Lee Curtis gets shot while standing behind a 70-72 brown 4 door.
75-79 TV Brady Bunch Special   Bobby was injured in a race car.
62 Movie Bring Me the Head Of Alfredo Garcia 1974 (Sam Peckinpah)(Warren Oates) A 4 Door is driven by the Mexican family chasing Warren Oates after he robs the grave of Garcia.
62-63 TV Budweiser Commercial   Bud truck driver is passed by a '62 or '63 covertible full of hot babes. They turn off a side road and motion him to follow. He does, and he ends up driving over a cliff. The camera pulls back to reveal the driver is in a simulator and an instructor looks at him and shakes his head in disappointment.
63 TV Budweiser Commercial 1999 Convertible in tractor trailer commercial.
  Movie Bullet 1968 (Steve Mcqueen)
75 Movie Calendar Girl Murders 1984 Sharon Stone Beige; 1975 Nova 2 door used as an unmarked police car
65 Movie Cannonball 2002 [Blue] Nova in a multi-car crash toward the end of the movie.
68-72 Movie Carlitos Way 1993 (Al Pacino)
68-72 Movie Carlitos Way 1973 (Roy Schoroeder)
73 TV Castroil Motor Oil Commercial   Police Chase
62-65 Movie Cheech & Chongs Next Movie 1980 Blue station wagon is seen passing in front of the welfare office.
64 TV Chris Issacs On The Road 2001 Showtime original. (Blue/White)
  Movie Cobra 1986 Sylvester Stallone 50 Merc pushes a 64 Chevy out of its parking space near the beach, the nova is just behind the Merc after it is parked.
68-74 Movie Collateral 2004 (Tom Cruise) Nova seen in the alley just before a guy falls out of the building window onto the top of the cab.
71 Movie Coming to America 1988 (Eddie Murphy)(Arsenio Hall) Nova spotted outside barber shop.
73-74 Movie Commando 1985 (Arnold Schwarzenegger) Nova in parking garage next to a red convertible that Arnold Schwarzenegger rips the seat out of 68-72 Nova 4 (Need to know name of the movie) door after Arnold Schwarzenegger jumps out of a wounded Jet he lands on the roof of a car in the junk yard, nest to him is the Nova.
75-79 Movie Daylight 1996 (Sylvester Stalone) Burned out Hulk of a nova visible inside a tunnel.
66-67 TV Dear John 0 Spotted at the beginning of most episodes.
75 Movie Death Wish 3 1985 Yellow Nova Taxi is shown before shooting.
62 Movie Doppelganger 1993 Starring Drew Barrymore. Convertible spotted. `62 Gauge cluster, hood & truck emblem, `63 grill, appears to have generic body side molding. Possibly another 62-65 nova on the street parked behind a Ford van and a red 68-72 Nova.
68 TV Dragnet 0 They pass a whole dealership filled with new `68 Chevys
77-78 Movie Eddie & The Cruisers 83 [Blue] had brake noise.
1963 Movie Emergency 1972 Junk yard scene - 4 Door
62-65 Movie Emergency 1972 Junk Yard Scene. 2 Door.
66-67 Movie Equinox 2001 (Blue) spotted in a few garage scenes.
75-79 Movie F/X 1986 About 3/4 of the way into the movie during a chase scene with the F/X van a white Nova wrecks in the intersection behind the van.
65 TV Family Matters 1989 Irkle was looking for a car in a lot that contained a 65 4 door.
68-69 Movie Fear 1996 (reese Witherspoon) (Mark Wahlburg) Nova is seen just outside of the house her father trashes.
70-72 Movie Final Destination 0 Nova gets hit by a train
70s Movie Footloose 1984 [Light Yellow]
68 Movie For Pete's Sake 1974 With Barbara Streisand. Scene in junk yard out of side office, a 68-69 is seen in the window. Also a scene when she is coming out of a man hole, a 64 2D Sedan is seen on the road.
77 Movie Forest Gump 1994 First thing you see on the screen.
70 TV Freaks & Geeks 0 Nova in back ground.
77-88 Movie Gleaming The Cube 1989 (Christian Slater) Nova is seen just after the door gets ripped off the chase car.
63-64 Movie God Father 1972 Black Nova chased around the streets.
73-74 Movie Gone in 60 Seconds 2000 (Orange)
68-70 Movie Good Will Hunting 1997 (Robin Williams)
73 TV Goodtimes 1974 Nova found in the opening Credits.
66 Movie Grand Theft Parsons 2003 `66 Nova Wagon - Blonde girl driving, 73-74 appears to show both Novas multiple times.
70-72 TV Grounded For Life: Rubber Sold   [Green] 4-Door appears in the sit com.
63 Movie Harper Valley PTA 1978 (Barbara Eden) Convertible filled with horse manure from a dump truck.
  TV Hawai Five O   Novas spotted
70 Movie Held Up 1999 (Jamie Fox) Orange SS trunk lid.
63 TV Hill Street Blues   4 Door that Belker drove.
68-72 Movie Hoffa 1992 (Jack Nicholson) (Danny Divito) Nova seen int he back ground just before the Cadillac is blown up.
62-65 Movie Hollywood Knights 1980 Nova on jack stands.
68-72 Movie Honeymoon IN Las Vegas 1992 (Nicolas Cage) (Sara Jessica Parker) Flash Of Nova In A Yard When Taxi Driver Pulls Up To A House.
62-63 Movie House Party 2 1991 A character sitting in a convertible while talking on a pay phone.
70 TV Hunter   Old Episode Of Nbc's Cop Series, The Main Character And His Female Partner In A 69 Or 70 Nova At The Beginning Of The Show, Till It Breaks Down
66-67 TV I Spy 1965 (Bill Cosby)
68-72 Movie Innerspace 1987 On HWY at the end of the movie.
62-65 Movie Invincible 2006 (Mark Walberg) Light blue 2 door is used to light the football field so the team can play at night.
66 TV Jump Street 1987 [Fox] Nova vs. `70 Chevelle in a drag race.
73-74 Movie K-9000 1991 Nova gets shot up by a sniper.
65 Movie Kindergarten Cop 1990 Near end of movie 65 HT red with white top seen on right parked.
74 Movie Live & Let Die 1973 Nova Police Cars
  Movie Live And Let Die 1973 007 James Bond is being chased by two 1973 4 door Nova police cars while trying to escape in a double decker bus. Another 73 4 door (orange)crashes onto an airplane wing during the airport chase scene.
60 Movie Love Story 1970 White Nova Wagon spotted on the street.
68-72 TV Mama's Family 2002 [Blue] nova in the show, it was her first car and was bought from a used car deal. The car fell apart on her in the end... very tragic.
73-74 Movie Marathon Man 1967 Nova on street during fire truck scene
69-72 Movie Maximum Exposure 2000 In a chase scene does a reportedly 110 mph then leaves the road and goes airborne.
68-72 Movie Memento 2000 Close to the end of the movie there is a guy driving a late model jaguar conv and he passes Victory Auto Glass Blue 68-72 Nova parked in the street.
67 Movie Metallica's Fuel Video 0 A nova appears in this video.
66-67 Movie Meteor 1979 Sean connery, Natilie Wood, Henry Fonda. The first par of the movie the actor gets off a boat and then into a 66-67 Nova 4 Dr cab.
62-63 Movie Miracle Mile 1998 (Anthony Edwards) Convertible
72 Movie Mod Squad the Movie 1999 SS [Yellow][Black]
62-65 Movie Moonlighting 1985 (Bruce Willis) Flash of a nova parked in front of characters car while they had a dead man in the back seat.
  TV My Classic Car 1999 Yenko Reunion
62-65 TV My Three Sons    
  Movie Nothing But Trouble 1991 (Demi Moore) Chevy chase scene.
68-72 Movie Officer & A Gentleman 1982 It Looks Like A 4 Door Emergency Vehicle At The End Of The Movie When Richard Geres' Friend Hangs Himself. Also 75-79 Black 4 Door In The Back Ground Just Before Lou Gosset & Richard Gere Fight
62-65 Movie Overboard 1987 (Goldie Hawn) (Kirk Russell) Wagon - first shot it had no wood grain, second shot wood grain appears on the drivers side.
68-72 Movie Payback 1999 Nova was driven around; also a wrecked 73-74 in an alley.
66 Movie Prefontaine 1997 Nova seen on road after runners pass protesters
67 TV Primus Video   [Yellow] coupe, tunnel ram small block & roll cage.
74 Movie Pulp Fiction 1994

Movie pulp fiction Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson

1974 Nova was used in this movie, if you have seen it you know what happened in the Nova just before it was scrapped at Monster Joes Salvage Yard!!

62-63 Movie Remember The Titans 2001 Hardtop Nova is seen.
70 Movie Renegades 1989 (Kiefer Sutherland) At the start of the movie a blue Nova is spotted in a police hostage situation.
66 Movie Roadhouse 1984 Parked outside the bar.
68-72 Movie Rocky V 1990 Nova spotted in the alley by the gym.
66 TV Sheer Engery 1991 Commercial. (Orange) Nova read bumper & taillight with a 'Sheer Energy' logo.
70 Movie Shoot To Kill 1988 Blue 2-Door on ferry boat last 15 min. of movie.
70 Movie Something About Mary 1998 Blue Nova
77 Movie Soul Survivors 2001 Nova appears right after they leave the club and crashes into the explorer.
69 Movie Splash 1984 When the army hits the streets in their jeeps they see the rear of the nova parked at the curb.
62-65 Movie Starsky & Hutch 2004 (Owen Wilson)(Ben Stiller) A flash of the nova is seen near the start of the movie.
73-74 Movie Super 8 2011 73-74 Maroon 4 Door on Street and drive way. 73-74 2 Door also appeared.
1963 TV TLC - Case Reopened 2000 Zodiac special: two 'victims' were riding in a wagon.
62-63 Movie Teen Wolf 1985 Red Convertible traded for a step van.
  Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1990 A turtle was trying to come up with a catchy slogan, like 'cowabunga'. When he tried 'bossnova' the others complained and it was changed to 'Chevy Nova'
73-74 Movie Terminator 1984 They Run Off The Road In A Dark Scene & A 77 That Busts Through The Front Of The Police Station. 1970 [Brown] 2-door passes in the back ground when Sarah Conner is riding her moped work at the restaurant.
75-79 TV The Americans TV Drama Series 2013 2-Door Nova
  Movie The Chase 1994 Charlie Sheen Teases The Rich Girl that she wouldn't Be caught dead in a "Primered Chevy Nova"
68-74 TV The Dukes Of Hazard   Nova mostly driven by the bad guys Boss Hogg hired.
63 Movie The Enforcer 1976 Just before Callahan goes to the church 63 white SW goes down the road.
77 Movie The Gauntlet 1977 While in the constable's car, a 62-65 Nova passes in the other lane.
65 Movie The Inlaws 1979 (Peter Falk) Coupe
69-72 Movie The Italian Job 2003 Yenko Clone
70-72 Movie The Lonely Girl 1984 Light Blue Nova. With Steve Martin.
68-69 Movie The Mexican 2001 (Brad Pit) said during a television interview that he would have much rather drove the Red Nova SS over the 68 El Camino.
68-72 TV The Middle 2009 When Axle graduated his parents gave him the keys to a 68-72 Nova 4 door
68-72 Movie The Partridge Family The Movie 1970 [Black] Nova turning in the background of one scene.
70-72 TV The Rockford Files: Feeding Frenzy   [Gold] with a white top wrecks down a hillside at the end of the show.
63-64 Movie The Super 1991 (Joe Pesci) Station wagon sitting behind a striped red corvette.
73-74 Movie The Trial of Billy Jack 1974 Yellow 73-74 sitting on carport
62 Movie Truck Turner 1974 63 Conv spotted on the right as the chase with the pink continintal comes to an end. During gun fight in parking lot a nice 66-67 white SW is seen.
73-74 Movie True Romance 1993 (Christian Slater) (Dennis Hoppers) character has a nova.
66-67 Movie Twister 1996 4-Door inside the first twister of the movie. Spotted in the yard as the characters run for cover.
  Movie Two Weeks Notice 2002 After RV starts moving on the bridge 4th car back in the opposing lane is a 73-74 Nova, just before they are picked up by the helicopter.
68-72 Movie Under World 2003 (Mel Gibson)
62-65 Movie Undercover Brother 2002 (Eddie Griffin) White station wagon is seen in the flashing images when Undercover Brother is put in the mind machine to make him white.
73-74 Movie Urban Cowboy 1980 Seen just before the graveyard scene.
68-74 TV Volkswagon Commercial   Nova parked on street.
62-65 Movie Wait Until Dark 1997 Nova wagon comes out to greet the air plane at the airport
76 TV Walker, Texas Ranger   [Yellow] SS
73-74 Movie Wild At Heart 1990 (Laura Dern) (Nicolas Cage) Walks On The Hood Near The End Of The Movie
62-64 TV shopnow.com   4 Door appeared in their Christmas commercial.

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