Movies like Death Race 2000

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Death Race 2000 (1975)
 6.2
 24K
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. Frankenstein, the mysterious returning champion, has become America's hero, but this time he has a passenger from the underground resistance.
Style: cult film, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, humorous, stylized, entertaining, cynical ...
Plot: car chase, survival, rivalry, danger, chases and races, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, satire, car, distopia, future dystopia, reckless driving, air disaster, dark hero, crimes, cars, visceral, dystopic future, underdog, heroes, car race, life is a bitch, graphic violence, rally ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century, year 2000, 70s
Place: usa, united states

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Most similar movies to Death Race 2000

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and cult film films with plots about danger, rivalry, heroes, escapades, future dystopia, chases and races and post apocalypse mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Race 2000: The Running Man (1987), The Cannonball Run (1981), The Blood of Heroes (1989), Demolition Man (1993), Death Racers (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 139K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, dystopic future, tough heroes, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, resistance, gadget, future dystopia, distopia ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, 2010s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ 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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Blood of Heroes (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, martial arts, blood, revenge, survival, anti heroes, anti hero, future dystopia, escapades, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, athlete's life ...
Time: future
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.7
 156K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, utopia, future dystopia, martial arts, police, car chase, crime fighter, foot chase, good versus evil, one man army, betrayal ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, near future, year 1996 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 2.5
 1K
Death Racers (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, contestants compete in a cross-country road race in which killing is part of the game. Death Racers is an American B movie directed by Roy Knyrim and is a mockbuster of Death Race. Released direct-to-video on September 16, ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, vengeance, contests and competitions, deadly, confined, rivalry, on the run, escapades, chaos, crimes, danger, race against time ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.1
 2K
Deathsport (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1000 years into the future, after the Great Neutron Wars, the world is divided into desert wastelands and isolated city-states. Notorious "Desert Ranger" Kaz is forced to fight in the DeathSport, dueling on futuristic motorcycle ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, tense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, race against time, chase, battles, leadership, against the odds, vengeance, chaos, deadly, danger, rivalry, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 109K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, dystopic future, post apocalypse, judge, apocalypse, frame up, good versus evil, superhero, uncover truth, law enforcement, justice, weapons ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.6
 421
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, society, escapades, crimes, heroes, graphic violence, danger, adventure, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.2
 235
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, strong violent content, profanity, life is a bitch, deadly, imaginary, danger, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, mutant ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, virus, survival, chaos, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, race against time, catastrophe, plague, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
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, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti hero, anti heroes, martial artist, hostage, rally, chaos, super vehicle, off the road, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 129K
Gamer (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, computers and web, distopia, cyberspace, contests and competitions, danger, future dystopia, chases and races, computer genius, profanity, wrongful imprisonment, prison ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 29K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, chaos, chase, plague, heroes, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 30K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: desert, future dystopia, female fighter, save the world, female warrior, female protagonist, chaos, danger, good versus evil, chases and races, society, master villain ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 196K
Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, car chase, ex convict, prison, contests and competitions, violence, prison life, police brutality, racing, chases and races, tough heroes, corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Death Race: Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Lucas / Frankenstein has won four of his races and needs to win one more to win his freedom. Before his final race, Lucas and his team, car and all, are transferred to another prison where they will compete in a Death Race in the desert. Also, ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, desert, car race, car, ambition, life is a bitch, deadly, media, criminal heroes, strong violent content, profanity, survival ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 188K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: cult film, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, chase, post apocalypse, chaos, vengeance, dystopic future, car chase, future dystopia, violence spree, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, pregnancy, gang, gangsters, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, good versus evil, society, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, survival, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, technology gone awry, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 893
The Last Chase (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Twenty years after the American people have been told the oil has run out and disease has scared them into complacency, the United States has become a fascist state. One man, former race car driver Franklyn Hart, now a puppet spokesman for public ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, distopia, chase, on the road, gas station, racecar driver, escapades, chases and races, teenage life, against the odds, chaos, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 1K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, danger, deadly, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 9K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: futuristic, witty, cynical, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, post apocalypse, spy, androids, androids and robots, apocalypse, adventure, distopia, heroic mission, future dystopia, chaos, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, hostage, anti heroes, anti hero, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, distopia, prison escape, lone wolves ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1997 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.3
 575
Stryker (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road Warrior" like crew captures her and tries to make ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, water, post apocalypse, violence, future dystopia, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, strong sexual content, strong violent content, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.3
 25K
Barb Wire (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master villain, bail bondsman, bar, bounty hunter, obese, vengeance, good versus evil, future dystopia, chase, heroic mission, disability, distopia ...
Time: future, year 2017, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, adventure, apocalypse, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, chaos, nuclear holocaust, anti hero ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, samurai, martial arts, vengeance, leadership, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Survival Code (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in 2045, Vic, an ex-ultimate fighter, is the owner of the only airstrip, hotel and bar in the high Arctic frontier town of Borealis. He does his best to keep the peace amongst a vast array of clashing characters in this lawless international ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, life is a bitch, murder, society, danger, escapades, deadly, small town life, environmentalism, small town, master warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 22K
Rollerball (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport team, distopia, fighting the system, danger, totalitarianism, future dystopia, sport, rebellion, mortal combat, friends, graphic violence, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 70s, 18th century
Place: tokyo, geneva switzerland, new york, houston texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.1
 25K
Rollerball (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, rebellion, stadium, sport, future dystopia, survival, danger, chaos, dishonesty, ratings, deathtrap ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, quarry ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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