Movies like Roadracers

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Roadracers (1994)
 6.6
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Roadracers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cynical look at a '50s rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspense, captivating, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, danger, crimes, youth, on the road, friends, music band, chase, juvenile delinquency, car race, rock music, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, self discovery, against the odds, young lovers, rescue, kids in trouble, automobile racing
Time: 50s, 1950s

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Most similar movies to Roadracers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gang, crime, danger, youth and chases and races mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Roadracers: Return to Macon County (1975), Monga (2010), Bomb the System (2002), Stryker (2004), Octane (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to Macon County (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they hook up with a pretty but dingy waitress who quits her job ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, car chase, car, waitress, rivalry, obsessive quest, juvenile delinquency, youth, chases and races, society, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 3K
Monga (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, “Monga” centers on five boys (Mosquito, Monk, Dragon, White Monkey and A-Lan) who join the "Gang of Princes" who are tired of being pushed around. As the "Gang of Princes" rise in stature, they come into ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, juvenile delinquency, crimes, society, urban ghetto life, friends, power relations, youth, teenage life, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Bomb the System (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anthony ‘Blest’ (Mark Webber) is one of the most talented and notorious graffiti artists in New York City. Despite the tragic loss of his older brother during a nightly 'bombing' foray with a graffiti crew, Anthony has the same ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, social decay, teenage life, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, society, politics, street art, graffiti ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.2
 183
Stryker (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows a 14-year-old arsonist in Winnipeg who becomes involved in a turf war between the Indian Posse and the Asian Bomb Squad (a now defunct Filipino gang). He is known only as Stryker, a slang term for a prospective gang member.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, danger, rivalry, crimes, society, coming of age, urban ghetto life, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 377
Octane (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High-octane romance set in the recognizable - and sometimes gritty - world of Brighton's homegrown youth, as Boy Racer gangs uneasily coexist with the Indie scene.
Style: realistic, suspense, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Plot: gang, teenage love, dangerous attraction, contests and competitions, rivalry, crimes, race, racing, coming of age, car race, lifestyle, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 7K
Deuces Wild (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1950s New York City. A bad and bloody gang war is about to erupt on the dysfunctional streets of Brooklyn. The Deuces at war with the vicious Vipers. Scott Kalvert directs this tale of lust, drugs, mayhem and madness during one hot summer on the ...
Style: realistic, intense, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, friends, uninhibited rivalry, society, youth, drug dealing, drug addiction, drug overdose ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Leather Jackets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed, come looking for him. In order to save Dobbs, Mickey ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, gang, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, friendship, heist, drug dealing, on the run, crime, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 547
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, showdown, organized crime, underground fighting, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 188
Street Crimes (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After some cops urge young street kids to turn from drugs and crime to the neighborhood boxing rings, the local street lord begins to loose control of his illicit empire and begins a war on the good-intenioned police and the civilians.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: gang, drug dealing, coming of age, rivalry, youth, law enforcement, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, kids in trouble, martial arts, neighborhood ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A heart warming story about three young men who specialize in recovering high end, expensive and well protected autos that are hard to retrieve due to lack of payments.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, heist, partners, car chase, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, danger, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Knife That Killed Me (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A journey through the memories of teenager Paul Varderman as he reflects on the events leading to the fatal moment his life is cut short. Paul moves to a new school and becomes involved with 'The Freaks', a group on the periphery of school ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, downfall, high school, youth, high school life, crimes, kids in trouble, social relations, unfulfillment, barefoot male
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 91
Wild Youth (1960)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A teenage escapee from a correctional facility falls in with a drug dealer operating near the Mexican border.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquent, society, crimes, downfall, youth, chases and races, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 50s
Place: new mexico, latin america, canada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 17K
The Knife (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gangsters, chase, bollywood, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
To Love and Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fun-loving 30-something (Shiri Appleby) with abandonment issues becomes convinced that her dating problems will be resolved if she can only track down the father she never knew. When she finds him (Tim Matheson), she discovers that he's an ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, danger, family relations, crimes, parents and children, father daughter reunion, female protagonist, murder, rivalry, friendship, escapades, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Merantau Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, protector, violence, journey, human trafficking, heroes, on the run, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, rescue, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 4K
Thrashin' (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, skateboarding, gang, skateboard, kids in trouble, friends, cliche, skating, social differences, fall in love, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 828
Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, deadly, chase, out of the way, psychopath, on the road, college life, crimes, danger, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, rivalry, gang, crimes, gangsters, drug dealing, urban ghetto, ego clash, buddies, love, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 208
As Night Comes (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Troubled 17-year-old Sean Holloway falls in with a group of teenage outcasts called 'The Misfits,' whose charismatic leader, Ricky, takes him under his wing. But as Sean becomes more and more entangled in the gang's anarchist ways, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang, youth, vengeance, teenager, violence, halloween, social misfits, society, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 719
C.C. & Company (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Motorcycle mechanic C.C. Ryder joins "The Heads," an outlaw biker gang. Fellow gang members menace fashion journalist Ann when her limo breaks down in the desert, but C.C. comes to her rescue. The bikers disrupt a motorcross event tied in ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, chaos and mayhem, on the run, murderous pair, journalism, rivalry, crimes, gang, chases and races, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, baltimore, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 6K
El Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, outlaw, criminal, violence, gang, track down, deadly, danger, crime, crimes, rivalry, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, high school, gang, swat team, youth, rivalry, ambition, leadership, soldier, society, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 10K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, adopted son, danger, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, fighting crime, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 508
High-Ballin' (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a rash of targeted hijackings threatens to derail the independent trucking business, rig driver "Iron" Duke (Jerry Reed) and his visiting friend, Rane (Peter Fonda), put the brakes on the bad guys by taking the law into their own ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, truck driver, truck, car chase, hitchhiker, bar fight, machine gun, partners, chase, gang, workplace ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.2
 242
The Dirt Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A film crew shooting in the desert is terrorized by a vicious outlaw motorcycle gang (on dirt bikes, no less) who are after the women in the company.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, deadly, chases and races, danger, rivalry, crimes, filmmaking, woman in danger, gang, crime, biker, sex orgy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 3K
Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: high school, gang, crimes, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, youth, teenage life, friendship, high school life, life is a bitch, society, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 2K
Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, friendship, murder, crimes, adaptation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, brutality, violence, danger, hopes, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 419
True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, criminal's revenge, crimes, vengeance, family relations, siblings relations, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, friends, buddies, criminal's revenge, crimes, cons and scams, society, dishonesty, urban ghetto, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%