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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, rough, futuristic and suspenseful films with plots about danger, rivalry, future dystopia, heroes, chases and races, life is a bitch and escapades mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Race 2000: The Running Man (1987), Death Race: Inferno (2013), Rollerball (2002), Warlords (1988), Death Racers (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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, resistance, massacre, gadget ...
Time: future, near future, twentieth century, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: california, los angeles
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100%
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: rough, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, contests and competitions, desert, car race, car, danger, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, survival, future dystopia, tv show ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, arena, stadium, rebellion, rivalry, motorcycle chase, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, survival, motor sport, manager, wrestling ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, mine, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
69%
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 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 ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%
 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, psychotronic ...
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 ⇓
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, car race, criminal heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
63%
 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: police, violence, utopia, chase, car chase, martial arts, tough heroes, good versus evil, one man army, psychopath, betrayal, foot chase ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, water, strong sexual content, survival, future dystopia, exploitation, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, uninhibited rivalry, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
59%
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, serious, rough, 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 ⇓
59%
 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, future dystopia, violence, chaos, one man army, plague, chase, good versus evil, anarchy, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new york, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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
Place: houston texas, geneva switzerland, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 808
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the road, gas station, chase, chases and races, adventure, distant future, danger, society, politics, against the odds, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, chases and races, prison, danger, lone wolves, heroes, cyberspace, computer system, computer genius, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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, offbeat, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, violence spree, apocalypse, chase, chases and races, danger, chaos, crimes, deadly, heroes, society ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the nuclear war people are sterile and ruled by the artifical intelligences they created in this violent world. The only woman who was able to give life to a child has to take the child through the dangerous city to the ship to save it. She is ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ship, kung fu, terrorism, fetus, anarchy, chase, androids and robots, chases and races, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 482
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, a.i., resort, androids and robots, hostages, one man army, special agents, fighting crime, man versus machine, on the run, save the day, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, gory, lone wolves, chases and races, martial arts, urban, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.7
 573
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: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, urban, danger, escapades, survival, future dystopia, haunted by the past, tough heroes, chases and races, life is a bitch, confined, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.9
 409
Steel Frontier (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in a post-nuclear-holocaust future, this sci-fi western takes place in the frontier city of New Hope, the only place around with a working oil refinery. Ever since a megalomaniac general and his followers took over the place, life has been ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, modern western, bounty hunter, soldier, good versus evil, anti heroes, sport, lone wolves, one man army, survival, vengeance, apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 21st century
⇓ 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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chases and races, mind control, sabotage, corporate world, conspiracy, amnesia, hacker, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, insanity, desert, danger, dark future, chases and races, dark hero, female warrior, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
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, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, future dystopia, anti hero, taxi, hostage, one man army, race against time, rescue, cyberpunk, cult, taxi driver ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.0
 3K
Piranhaconda (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hybrid creature - half piranha and half anaconda -- attacks a low-budget horror movie crew on location near her nest when her egg is stolen. Now they must outrun and kill the deadly piranhaconda as well as stop the mad scientist who stole the egg ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, deadly creature, gory, danger, deadly, chases and races, eaten alive, river, experiment gone awry, survival, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rapist, car race, contests and competitions, prison, island, car chase, parachute, bikini, silencer, virgin, triad, car fire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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