Movies like Carquake!

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Carquake! (1976)
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Original name: Cannonball
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, Buckman jockeys with an international ensemble of racers for a $100,000 purse. But there are none more important than Cade Redman (Bill McKinney), his direct competition for a guaranteed spot on the elite Modern Motors racing team.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie, psychotronic, cult film, harsh, stylized, complex ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti hero, anti heroes, martial artist, adventure, crimes, hostages, hostage, misfit, contests and competitions, partners, rally, ambition, on the run, adventurer, obsessive quest, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, buddies, chaos, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california

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Most similar movies to Carquake!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and cult film films with plots about chase, chases and races, car chase, crimes, vengeance, mentor and violence mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Carquake!: The Cannonball Run (1981), The Junkman (1982), Cannonball Fever (1989), The Gumball Rally (1976), Best of the Best II (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, on the road, car race, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, escapades, race against time, partners, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 633
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, heroes, hostages, rivalry, danger, intrigue, race against time, hitman, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, rivalry, underdog, ambition, adventurer, crimes, chases and races, escapades, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, road movie, cult film
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, buddies, disorder, cross country, chaos, car chase, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, fugitives, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, murder, heroes, contests and competitions, crime, rivalry, friends, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 27K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, law enforcement, buddies, crimes, chases and races, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, tragic hero, fighting crime, vigilantism, rivalry, society, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 1920s, 30s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 25K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, tough law enforcer, danger, master criminal, revenge, police investigation, hostages, partners, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.4
 14K
Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, gangsters, vengeance, heroic mission, martial arts, righting the wronged, crimes, obsessive quest, adventure, deadly, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tommy Lee (Phillip Rhee) comes to visit his sister and finds that the town is being overrun with members of the Arian brotherhood. These Arian brothers certainly weren't expecting a Taekwondo expert to show up. Tommy and his sister's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film, complex ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, racism, small town, gang, crimes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, small town life, society, music band ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 8K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crimes, partners, on the run, race against time, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 38K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, criminal heroes, buddies, sibling relationship, cons and scams, law enforcement, dishonesty, perfect crime, train, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 2K
The Master (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, bus, bank, master warrior, heroes, karate, kung fu, heroic mission, chases and races, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, china, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 4K
Once a Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As a crime wave sweeps through Hong Kong, the police call Jessica Yang (Yeoh), a rising star in the ranks, to help stop a notorious gang of thieves! What Jessica doesn't realize is that her boyfriend - recently discharged from the force - is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hostage, heroes, chase, heist, crimes, crime, police investigation, gang, chases and races, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Death Race 2000 (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, cult film ...
Plot: car chase, survival, rivalry, chases and races, danger, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, satire, car, distopia, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, road movie, light, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, safecracker, adventure, rivalry, escapades, partners, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: realistic, not serious, rough, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, martial arts, chase, heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, escapades, crime, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, italy, naples italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 25K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hostage, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Rage and Honor II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kris and Preston team up once again to take on powerful gangster Buntao. But Buntao has problems of his own, dealing with Dazo, another gangster who is on a steady rise to power...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, fistfight, fight, heroic bloodshed, kung fu master, chases and races, chase, rivalry, vengeance, drug dealing, reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 2K
Big Bad Mama (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.
Style: sexy, realistic, witty, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: social satire, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crime, crimes, heist, dishonesty, chases and races, cons and scams, criminal heroes, on the road ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 16K
Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, police officer, fight, police investigation, serial killer, gang, police station, law enforcement, deadly, manic, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, obsessive quest, adventure, danger, chases and races, adventurer, chase, tough guy, martial arts, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 71K
Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, on the road, police surveillance, crimes, crime, odd couple, partners, chases and races, race against time, organized crime, fear of flying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, los angeles, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the lawless future, and renegade biker Harley Davidson (Mickey Rourke) and his surly cowboy buddy, Marlboro (Don Johnson), learn that a corrupt bank is about to foreclose on their friend's bar to further an expanding empire. Harley ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, motorcycle, armored car, heist, bar, harley davidson, drug dealer, gangsters, adventure, crime, crimes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 17K
The Chase (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, kidnapping, on the run, gunfight, violence, pursuit, crimes, danger, disorder, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The original characters from the first Cannonball Run movie compete in an illegal race across the country once more in various cars and trucks.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, chase, old woman, hotel, hotel room, alter ego, military uniform, magnet, monkey, slave, highway ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car thief, chase, police, police investigation, heist, race against time, perfect crime, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heist, secret agents, crimes, master villain, adventure, race against time, master criminal, terrorism, undercover, one man army, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 6K
Once a Thief (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, martial arts, betrayal, friendship, cons and scams, vengeance, gangsters, heist, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, one last job ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Enos duo convince Cletus, aka The Bandit, to come out of hiding and help them promote their new restaurant. With a little coaxing, he agrees, producing an almost-creaky Trigger as his mode of transport. But his nemesis, Sheriff Buford T. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, car chase, on the run, cross country, partners, disorder, buddies, rivalry, silly humor, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%