Movies like Thunder Alley

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Thunder Alley (1967)
 5.4
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Thunder Alley (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident that gets him thrown off the circuit.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: striptease, teenage life, sport, romance, contests and competitions, ambition, car chase, chases and races, rivalry, circus, love triangle, automobile racing, beer, whiskey, father daughter relationship, trick, car racing, car accident, cigar, drunk driving, flashback, cigar smoking, parade
Time: 60s

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Most similar movies to Thunder Alley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, sport, friends, athlete's life and chases and races mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like Thunder Alley: Fireball 500 (1966), The Wild Racers (1968), Red Line 7000 (1965), The Young Racers (1963), The Program (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 415
Fireball 500 (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race.
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, special agents, contests and competitions, chases and races, teenage life, cons and scams, love triangle, on the road, beach, cross country, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Wild Racers (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Promising young racing car driver Joe Joe Quillico leaves the stock car racing scene in the United States in order to pursue Grand Prix racing in Europe. After limited success he manages to win the Spanish Grand Prix. His love life however, is much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: rivalry, chases and races, ambition, car chase, car accident, racecar driver, bullfighting
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.7
 837
Red Line 7000 (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée Holly, but before she arrives, he dies in a race. Since ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, car chase, restaurant, fall in love, adventure, contests and competitions, chases and races, hotshot hero, sport, nascar, car ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Young Racers (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A film constructed around footage shot of actual Grand Prix races in Europe.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, sincere, psychotronic
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, love and romance, love triangle, friendship, vengeance, siblings relations, infidelity, friends, couples, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.5
 9K
The Program (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: american football, college life, sport, sport team, underdog, human spirit, love triangle, lifestyle, hopes, high school life, teenage life, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: united states, usa, new jersey, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ride the Wild Surf (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of friends go to Hawaii during the height of surfing season, to compete with other surf bums and find girlfriends along the way.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: sport, surfer, surfing, beach, friends, coming of age, contests and competitions, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, twentysomething life, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 218
Slammed (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hilarity ensues when friends Jeff and Derek try to enter the world of back bar wrestling; where the most beautiful girls could beat the tar out of both of them without a second thought. Even with a little help from the notorious Buckle Girls, can ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, ambition, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, sport, hotshot hero, rivalry, contests and competitions, on the road, survival, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Born to Race: Fast Track (2014)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny Krueger is a twenty-year old drag racer who plays by his own rules. After winning a scholarship to the prestigious Fast Lane Racing Academy, Danny finds himself competing against some of the fiercest young drivers in the world. Tension soars ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, hotshot hero, ambition, friendship, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, partners, athlete and trainer, social relations, power relations, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Days of Thunder (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Talented but unproven stock car driver Cole Trickle gets a break and with the guidance of veteran Harry Hogge turns heads on the track. The young hotshot develops a rivalry with a fellow racer that threatens his career when the two smash their cars. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: racing, car race, rivalry, hotshot hero, sport, race, athlete's life, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, friends, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, texas, phoenix arizona, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 893
Lady Driver (2020)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a rebellious teen embarks on a solo summer journey to connect with her roots, she finds herself in a new world, geared up for the ride of her life, and discovers she had the drive in her all along.
Style: serious, suspense, feel good, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: sport, rivalry, competition, contests and competitions, chases and races, car chase, automobile racing, car racing, race car, car race, summer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Champion boxer Artyom Kolchin climbed all conceivable heights and became a national hero. He does not enter the boxing ring any more, rather choosing a coaching job and wild high life, including continuous TV appearances, hanging out and love ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, chases and races, athlete and trainer, power relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, graphic violence, boxing, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 4K
Supercross (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Faced with the suspicious death of their father, two brothers must motivate one another to get back on their bikes and take the Las Vegas Motocross Championships by storm.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life, sport, rising to stardom, lifestyle, contests and competitions, ego clash, human spirit, relationship vs career, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Philly Kid (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison. Now, to save a friend's life, in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible - lose.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight, prisoner, prison, murder, manslaughter, martial arts, sport, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Silver Dream Racer (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: David Essex stars as Nick Freeman, a motorcycle racer who, following the death of his brother, inherits a revolutionary prototype motorcycle, and is determined to race it at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Style: realistic, semi serious, twist ending
Plot: love triangle, friends, family relations, parents and children, discrimination, romance, sport, hopes, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fight, tough heroes, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, nothing to lose, sport, martial arts tournament, kickboxing, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 2K
Winning (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank Capua is a rising star on the race circuit who dreams of winning the big one - the Indianapolis 500. But to get there he runs the risk of losing his wife Elora to his rival, Luther Erding, and strains the relationship with his stepson.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: adoption, family relations, race car, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, couples, infidelity, self discovery, relationship vs career, couple relations, polaroid ...
Time: 60s
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 39K
Driven (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him by his overly ambitious promoter brother as well as Bly's ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: competition, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, career, love triangle, teamwork, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, chicago illinois, germany, australia, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 2K
Tapped Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, athlete and trainer, ambition, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, youth, young heroes, sport, sexual content, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.6
 2K
Side Out (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: volleyball, sport, underdog, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, friends, romance, rivalry, self discovery, summer, beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lucha Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Lucha Underground introduces U.S. audiences to the high-flying, explosive moves of lucha libre. An ancient combat tradition, watch as good and evil wage war in a gritty battleground called “The Temple.”
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, wrestling, tough heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, sport, rivalry, martial arts, violence, graphic violence, underground ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.1
 2K
200 M.P.H. (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the older brother (Tommy Nash) he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer (Darren Thomas) during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant (Jaz Martin) channels his grief into getting revenge behind the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, contests and competitions, vengeance, danger, chases and races, rivalry, street racing, drive away, car racing, motorcycle, drug dealer, automobile racing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two ice skaters develop a love-hate relationship while dreaming of Olympic glory.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: figure skating, skating, ambition, opposites attract, friends, contests and competitions, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, power relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
 821
Unrivaled (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, uplifting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cage fighting, mixed martial arts, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, heroes, sport, tough heroes, vagina spreading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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All You've Got (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Southern California volleyball teams determined to prove their superiority on the court find out that they're not as different as they previously thought after tragedy strikes close to home in director Neema Barnette's affectionate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, high school, teenage love, ambition, teenage life, rivalry, athlete's life, lifestyle, sport, contests and competitions, youth, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 2K
North Shore (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a small stretch of coastline as powerful as a man's will, Rick Kane came to surf the big waves. He found a woman who would show him how to survive, and a challenge unlike any other.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, youth, friendship, sport, coming of age, aging, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, misfit, young lovers, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 9K
Ghilli (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Muthu Pandi, a village strongman, decides to marry Dhanalakshmi, and begins his quest by eliminating everyone who opposes their union - starting with both her brothers. In desperation, Dhanalakshmi decides to escape from the village, and in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: village, ambition, fall in love, lovers on the run, woman in danger, crimes, romance, family relations, rivalry, chases and races, save the lady, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Split Decisions (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, athlete's life, gangsters, sport, hopes, crimes, contests and competitions, parents and children, vengeance, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.8
 359
Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, teenage love, follow your dream, athlete's life, rise to the top, forbidden love, parents and children, high school life, society, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sarah Prefers to Run (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah has a chance to go to a first class university and to join its premiere athletic club, her suburban mother is fearful of the change and refuses to help financially. But Sarah's roommate knows that they will get a grant if they marry. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: female athlete, athlete's life, relationship vs career, sport, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, runner, working the system, college, race, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
High Octane 2 (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This video showcases New Zealand's performance car culture, mixing content for car enthusiasts with comedy and action! The successful sequel to High Octane 2000 which was New Zealand's first car culture video magazine.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, rivalry, obsession, contests and competitions, chases and races, sport, drag racing
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%