Movies like Carquake!

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Carquake! (1976)
 5.5
 5K
Carquake! (1976)
Original name: Cannonball
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 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, sexy, harsh, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, martial artist, adventure, hostage, crimes, misfit, rally, adventurer, escapades, rivalry, chaos, ambition, contests and competitions, on the run, partners, underdog, race against time, buddies, obsessive quest, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, car chase, car ...
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 humorous, realistic, cult film and exciting films with plots about chase, chases and races, car chase, rivalry, crimes, mentor and vengeance mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Carquake!: The Cannonball Run (1981), The Junkman (1982), The Gumball Rally (1976), Cannonball Fever (1989), Treasure Raiders (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, cross country, underdog, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 756
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, hitman, memory loss, adventure, tough law enforcer, race against time, unlikely partners, heroes, fugitives, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, disorder, friends, chaos, cross country, car chase, adventurer, contests and competitions, fugitives, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cannonball Fever (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
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, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, crimes, partners, underdog, ambition, contests and competitions, adventurer, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 92 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: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: street racing, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, adventurer, chase, martial arts, martial artist, tough guy, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, murder, contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, vengeance, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 17K
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: vengeance, rescue, gangsters, heroic mission, one against many, martial arts, righting the wronged, adventure, obsessive quest, crimes, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 29K
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: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.4
 9K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, rescue, chase, crime boss, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, train crash, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, righting the wronged, adventure, fighting crime, crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, martial arts, chase, heroes, graphic violence, tough heroes, escapades, drug dealing, one man army, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, unusual plot structure, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, racism, small town, gang, music band, escapades, rivalry, crimes, society, clergy, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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 thief, car chase, chase, police, police investigation, heist, perfect crime, race against time, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cannonball Run II (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, parody, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, chase, old woman, highway, lie, slave, monkey, deception, hotel room, hotel, alter ego ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 27K
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, swat team, master criminal, tough law enforcer, revenge, police investigation, partners, heist, bank ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, race against time, law enforcement, buddies, store, car chase, hostage, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fbi, texas ranger, vengeance, one man army, law enforcement, special agents, confined, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, gang, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, helicopter, hitman, one man army, undercover, heroes, espionage, chase, adventure, double agent, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, realistic, not serious, road movie, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, road trip, on the road, car chase, sheriff, truck, ku klux klan, silly humor, buddies, partners, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 21K
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, kidnapping, chase, on the run, gunfight, crimes, disorder, escapades, unlikely couple, police, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, crimes, race against time, adventure, master villain, working undercover, terrorism, undercover, save the day, master criminal, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 3K
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, karate, kung fu, bank, bus, heroes, master warrior, vigilantism, vengeance, heroic mission, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, asia, hong kong, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, chase, gold, martial arts, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 3K
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, witty, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: social satire, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crimes, sexual content, strong violent content, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, chase, heist ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ 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, exciting, serious, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: car, car chase, rivalry, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, survival, satire, distopia, car race, future dystopia, reckless driving ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2000, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 41K
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, buddies, criminal heroes, sibling relationship, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, perfect crime, train, arson ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, crimes, disorder, couples, eccentric family, police chase, odd couple, criminal heroes, young lovers, partners, on the road, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, kung fu master, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, buddies, rivalry, crimes, disorder, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, latin america, usa, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, chase, heroes, hostage, heist, crimes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, gang, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%