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, harsh, stylized, melancholic, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, kung fu master, martial artist, chase, adventure, crimes, heroes, hostages, 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, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, 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, exciting, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about chase, chases and races, crimes, car chase, rivalry, vengeance and mentor mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Carquake!: The Junkman (1982), Cannonball Fever (1989), The Cannonball Run (1981), Blind Fury (1989), Battle Creek Brawl (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 598
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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, race against time, danger, intrigue, deadly, partners, on the run, memory loss, rivalry, save the day, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, semi serious, realistic, intense, surreal
Plot: chase, car chase, on the road, car race, chases and races, contests and competitions, escapades, crimes, friends, adventurer, chaos, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, contests and competitions, chases and races, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, underdog, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.4
 13K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, rescue, gangsters, vengeance, heroic mission, martial arts, obsessive quest, crimes, adventure, righting the wronged, deadly, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, immigrants, tragic hero, righting the wronged, tough heroes, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 24K
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, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, master criminal, tough law enforcer, danger, revenge, police investigation, hostages, partners, jewel thief, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 26K
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
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, protagonist as suspect, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 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
Plot: car chase, rescue, chase, chases and races, danger, partners, crimes, race against time, on the run, one man army, husband wife relationship, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, chase, crime, treasure hunt, safecracker, rivalry, adventure, escapades, on the road, partners, buddies, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, friends, rivalry, crime, contests and competitions, master warrior, vengeance, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, humorous, semi serious, road movie
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, contests and competitions, chases and races, buddies, partners, disorder, fish out of water, on the run, chaos, car chase, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, new york, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 37K
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, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, criminal heroes, buddies, sibling relationship, cons and scams, dishonesty, law enforcement, perfect crime, train, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, surreal, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, racism, heroes, small town, crime, adventure, chases and races, heroic mission, clergy, rivalry, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, fistfight, fight, heroic bloodshed, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, adventure, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heist, crimes, master villain, adventure, race against time, escapades, working undercover, secret agents, chases and races, save the day, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, rough ...
Plot: car chase, survival, rivalry, danger, chases and races, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, reckless driving, dark hero, crimes, air disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, cross country, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bank, bus, kung fu master, kung fu, karate, rivalry, track down, master criminal, heroes, heroic mission, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, obsessive quest, chases and races, danger, chase, martial artist, street racing, tough guy, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, on the run, kung fu, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, one against many ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, buddies, law enforcement, race against time, store, car chase, danger, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: stylized, semi serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, vengeance, police investigation, psychopath, manic, partners, deadly, track down, law enforcement, fighting crime, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, california, los angeles, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 3K
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, chase, heist, crime, police investigation, chases and races, working undercover, crimes, hostages, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, heroes, investigation, danger, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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
Plot: car chase, chase, police, car thief, police investigation, heist, race against time, perfect crime, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, martial arts, betrayal, friendship, cons and scams, vengeance, gangsters, heist, crimes, one last job, goofy hero, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, offbeat, feel good, not serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car, chase, deception, hotel, monkey, highway, military uniform, alter ego, slave, old woman, hotel room ...
Time: 80s
Place: connecticut, california, usa, cross country, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: realistic, rough, not serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, one man army, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry, tough heroes, heroes, escapades, tough law enforcer, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, napoli italy, naples italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, hitman, undercover, chase, espionage, adventure, escapades, crimes, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: prohibition, social satire, gangsters, crime, heist, chases and races, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 24K
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: exciting, realistic, rough, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, ransom, rescue, police investigation, obsession, track down, buddies, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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