Movies like Death Race 2000

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Death Race 2000 (1975)
 6.2
 22K
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: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, cynical, dark humor, exciting, serious, road movie, psychotronic, satirical ...
Plot: car chase, rivalry, survival, crimes, air disaster, danger, chases and races, cult, heroes, car race, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, rally, violence spree, ambition, escapades, future dystopia, gory, deadly, tough heroes, violence, race, blood, death, dancing ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: usa, cross country, 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 serious, futuristic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, danger, heroes, future dystopia, violence, vengeance and chases and races mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Race 2000: The Running Man (1987), The Hunger Games (2012), The Blood of Heroes (1989), Death Race: Inferno (2013), Shepherd (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 129K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, chases and races, danger, tough heroes, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, resistance, against the odds, gadget, death sentence, prison ...
Time: future, 20th century, 2010s, twentieth century, near future ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, future dystopia, young heroes, against the odds, killings, death, danger, rivalry, trap, heroes, training ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, desert, blood, martial arts, revenge, survival, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, athlete's life, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition ...
Time: future
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Death Race: Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 105 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, desert, car race, life sentence, media, danger, tough heroes, deadly, heroes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 2.7
 397
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: exciting, rough, futuristic, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, danger, apocalypse, injustice, heroes, deadly, chaos, society, escapades, life is a bitch, chases and races, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 205
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, desert, life is a bitch, escapades, future dystopia, chase, rivalry, soldier, danger, deadly, heroes, injustice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.0
 24K
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, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, rivalry, rebellion, stadium, motorcycle chase, arena, contests and competitions, good versus evil, lovers on the run, against the rules, media satire, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2005, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, mine, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.7
 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: serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, heroes, gory, deadly, slasher, danger, chaos, supernatural, race against time, serial killer, chase, car chase ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 144K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, tough heroes, police, martial arts, violence, car chase, foot chase, mind control, good versus evil, betrayal, one man army, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 1K
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, stylized, serious, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, race against time, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, frame up, apocalypse, time travel, against the odds, society, vengeance ...
Time: future
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 102K
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, frame up, good versus evil, judge, superhero, law enforcement, uncover truth, justice, police, apocalypse, dystopic future, one man army ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, exciting, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, kung fu master, chase, misfit, heroes, partners, obsessive quest, rally, buddies, super vehicle, adventure, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 186K
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, suspenseful, serious, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, prison, ex convict, contests and competitions, violence, prison life, police brutality, chases and races, corruption, survival, criminal\'s rights, confined ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 2012, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 27K
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, violence, one man army, plague, future dystopia, chaos, chase, tough heroes, hitman, kidnapping, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, race against time, virus, rivalry, chaos, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, plague, investigation, survival, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, gang, plague, apocalypse, survival, chaos, chaos and mayhem, crimes, life is a bitch, escapades, future dystopia, gangsters ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Death Race 2050 (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a race. The Death Race. Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.
Style: futuristic, topical humor, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: car race, political satire, absurdism, murder, corporate world, escape, blowtorch, self sacrifice, stabbed in the head, beating, gore, corpse ...
Place: kansas, utah, arkansas, atlanta georgia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, not serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Plot: chase, on the road, car race, rivalry, underdog, adventure, partners, ambition, adventurer, chaos, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 124K
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, contests and competitions, computers and web, danger, cyberspace, computer genius, chases and races, lone wolves, wrongful imprisonment, prison, future dystopia, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, samurai, escapades, chases and races, future dystopia, adventure, heroic mission, crimes, danger, good versus evil, leadership ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The 10th Victim (1965)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the near future, big wars are avoided by giving individuals with violent tendencies a chance to kill in the Big Hunt. The Hunt is the most popular form of entertainment in the world and also attracts participants who are looking for fame and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, murder, deadly, race against time, assassination, rivalry, chase, chases and races, crimes, future dystopia, danger, fictional game show ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 4K
Hardwired (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Luke Gibson is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's brain - saves his life, but Luke soon ...
Style: tense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chases and races, mind control, conspiracy, amnesia, crimes, future dystopia, danger, society, deadly, dishonesty, corporate crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 501
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, water, danger, apocalypse, battles, survival, chaos, society, strong sexual content, rivalry, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 28K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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
Plot: desert, female fighter, heroic mission, chaos, save the world, future dystopia, society, good versus evil, master villain, chases and races, danger, superhero ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, 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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, future dystopia, anti hero, rescue, race against time, hostage, cyberpunk, one man army, lone wolves, prison escape, presumed dead ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 494
T-Force (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, future dystopia, special agents, hostages, androids and robots, technology gone awry, imaginary, society, law enforcement, rivalry, confined, a.i. ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 20K
Rollerball (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: UK, USA
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, serious, exciting, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, danger, totalitarianism, rebellion, athlete's life, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, sport, mortal combat, society, against the odds, sport team ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 18th century
Place: houston texas, geneva switzerland, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 23K
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: bounty hunter, bar, bail bondsman, obese, vengeance, future dystopia, good versus evil, chase, heroic mission, master villain, disability, female protagonist ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 29K
Death Race II (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the world's most dangerous prison, a new game is born: Death Race. The rules of this adrenaline-fueled blood sport are simple, drive or die. When repentant convict Carl Lucas discovers there's a price on his head, his only hope is to ...
Style: futuristic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, prison, contests and competitions, rapist, island, warden, silencer, bikini, virgin, parachute, triad ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, explosion, survival horror, soldier, university, college, survival, danger, antidote, college life, slasher, military ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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