The hair-raising car chase in Ronin has topped a poll of the best movie pursuit sequences of all time.

The 1998 film - directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Robert De Niro - contains a breathtaking chase through the narrow street of Paris, France.

The cult movie beat out competition from Steve McQueen's San Francisco chase in Bullitt, and the momentous pursuit in the original 1974 GONE IN 60 SECONDS in the MEN'S JOURNAL poll.

The full top 10 is:

1. RONIN

2. BULLITT

3. GONE IN 60 SECONDS

4. The French Connection

5. The Matrix Reloaded

6. SMOKEY + THE BANDIT

7. THE FAST + THE FURIOUS

8. Vanishing Point

9. The Italian Job

10. DEATH RACE 2000

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