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, futuristic, suspenseful, cynical, dark humor, serious, exciting, road movie, psychotronic, satirical ...
Plot: car chase, survival, danger, rivalry, chases and races, cult, crimes, air disaster, contests and competitions, gory, future dystopia, deadly, violence spree, tough heroes, ambition, escapades, heroes, life is a bitch, violence, rally, car race, race, blood, death, revolution ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cross country

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Most similar movies to Death Race 2000

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, danger, brutality, violence, vengeance, heroes and future dystopia mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Race 2000: The Running Man (1987), The Blood of Heroes (1989), Death Race: Inferno (2013), Rollerball (2002), Warlords (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 126K
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, against the odds, prison, resistance, massacre ...
Time: future, near future, twentieth century, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ 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, contests and competitions, survival, chaos and mayhem, sport, future dystopia, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, desert, car race, contests and competitions, car, danger, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, survival, future dystopia, tv show ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, arena, stadium, rebellion, rivalry, motorcycle chase, drugs/alcohol, survival, motor sport, manager, wrestling ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, texas, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.1
 201
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: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, chaos, soldier, chase, against the odds, injustice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, serious, offbeat, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, survival, against the odds, a.i., vengeance, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, time travel, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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: rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, serial killer, slasher, zombie, chase, contests and competitions, on the run, race against time, vengeance, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, car chase ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 99K
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, judge, good versus evil, superhero, law enforcement, uncover truth, police, justice, apocalypse, dystopic future, brother ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.4
 183K
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, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, prison, car chase, violence, ex convict, chases and races, police brutality, survival, corruption, confined, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 2.7
 394
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: serious, bleak, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, life is a bitch, danger, adventure, deadly, society, future dystopia, religions or cults, injustice, chases and races, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 140K
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, humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, police, violence, chase, car chase, martial arts, good versus evil, censorship, warden, knitting, cyberpunk, museum ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 1996, near future, 1990s ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 26K
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, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, plague, chaos, chase, good versus evil, anarchy, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new york, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: martial artist, kung fu master, adventurer, on the road, chase, buddies, adventure, hostages, underdog, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: race against time, virus, quarantine, partners against crime, survival, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, plague, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, gang, plague, pregnancy, danger, zombie, post nuclear, escapades, chaos, gangsters, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, murder, future dystopia, fictional game show, chases and races, deadly, assassination, chase, race against time, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, adventure, good versus evil, samurai, future dystopia, heroic mission, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, rough, serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, danger, totalitarianism, athlete's life, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, rebellion, sport, future dystopia, against the odds, ambition, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 18th century
Place: houston texas, geneva switzerland, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.8
 122K
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: serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, contests and competitions, computers and web, wrongful imprisonment, chases and races, prison, danger, lone wolves, heroes, cyberspace, computer system, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: topical humor, ambiguous ending, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: absurdism, murder, political satire, car race, corporate world, bed, riot, terrorist, spear, rescue, whip, u.s. president ...
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, new mexico, oklahoma, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 480
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, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, water, survival, strong sexual content, future dystopia, exploitation, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, uninhibited rivalry, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, rivalry, adventure, car race, adventurer, buddies, contests and competitions, underdog, race against time, escapades, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 27K
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, offbeat, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, superhero, reincarnation, female fighter, good versus evil, future dystopia, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chaos, master villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, adaptation directed by original author ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, exploding gasoline station, exploding truck, truck, gas station, comet, arcade, siege, zombie, race against time, supernatural, roadhouse ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 8K
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, serious, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, adventure, wilderness, a.i., apocalypse, androids and robots, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: ape, revolution, survival, radiation, adventure, rebellion, future dystopia, space travel, danger, escapades, imaginary, society ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 171K
Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: serious, futuristic, offbeat, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, violence spree, apocalypse, chase, chases and races, danger, chaos, motorcycle, crimes, deadly, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.2
 22K
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, stylized, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bar, obese, sprayed with water, bounty hunter, disability, bail bondsman, good versus evil, chase, fugitives, vengeance, master villain, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, prison, kidnapping, taxi, anti hero, hostage, race against time, rescue, cyberpunk, cult, taxi driver, presumed dead ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 28K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, rapist, prison, island, contests and competitions, car chase, parachute, bikini, silencer, virgin, triad, car fire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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