Movies like High Octane 2

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High Octane 2 (2001)
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, obsession, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, chases and races, drag racing
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and serious films with plots about rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, crimes, ambition, car chase and chase mostly in Action, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like High Octane 2: You Move You Die (2007), Sucker Punch (2008), Redline (2007), The race (2014), Deadly Bet (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, crimes, chase, gang, criminal heroes, chases and races, buddies, partners, fight, engagement, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 1K
Sucker Punch (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray 'Harley' Davidson is a hustler. With flash clothes and a fast mouth, Harley lives life in the fast lane. With his passion for all things gambling, money runs like water through Harley's hands and as quickly as he makes a killing ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, crimes, ambition, gambling, gangsters, lone wolves, nothing goes right, partners, profanity, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.0
 9K
Redline (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gorgeous young automobile fanatic--and front to the hottest unsigned band on the West coast--finds herself caught up in illegal drag-racing competitions organized by exotic car fanatics
Style: suspenseful, exciting, feel good, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, gambling, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, crimes, contests and competitions, fight, sports car, car chase, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 4K
The race (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For all who remember Cannonball Run. Here is a modern twist on the subject. The longest, wildest and funniest car race, ever. From Oslo to the North Cape. The only rule is getting there first!
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, realistic, humorous
Plot: car, car chase, rivalry, father daughter relationship, chases and races, race, contests and competitions, family problems, family relations, parents and children, ambition, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.1
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Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, gangsters, crime, ambition, tough heroes, alcohol abuse, redemption, gambling, obsession, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Devil Dared Me To (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This is the story of daredevil stuntman Randy Cambell and his quest to follow in his late father's footsteps and become New Zealand's greatest daredevil stuntman by performing the ultimate daredevil stunt: jumping across Cook Strait in a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: trick, escapades, ambition, stuntman, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ego clash, injury, fall in love, blind ambition, fire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
59%
 6.0
 6K
Born to Race (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to live with his estranged father, a washed up NASCAR racer. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, chases and races, car chase, rivalry, car, street racing, parents and children, family relations, youth, mechanic, drag racing, undisciplined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.6
 104
Banzai Runner (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A highway patrolman goes after a ring of hit-and-run drivers known as "Banzai runners," who have fast, expensive cars and stage illegal, dangerous high-speed races on the freeways at night.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hit and run, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, hidden identity, drug dealing, danger, undercover, master criminal, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, tv show, martial arts, ambition, ratings, cage fighting, media, danger, graphic violence, mixed martial arts, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
47%
 4.4
 4K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, chases and races, danger, partners, reluctant partners, disorder, mysterious character, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 107
Battle B-Boy (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Frank Lin this movie tells the story of a group of talented but financially struggling B-Boys that join an underground fighting ring in Downtown Los Angeles that uses Hip-Hop music and Break dancing to battle for money. To save the life ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, battles, urban ghetto, hip hop, martial arts, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The True Story of WrestleMania (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: It is the most anticipated yearly event in Sports Entertainment, an annual pop culture touch point. For more than 25 years, WrestleMania has hosted the biggest matches, the biggest stars, and the biggest celebrities. Now for the first time ever, the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wrestling, tough heroes, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, fight for supremacy, fame, billionaire, mob, generation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 421
Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, danger, hostages, crimes, adventure, deadly, rivalry, partners, terrorism, prison, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 218
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cons and scams, vengeance, manhunt, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, siblings relations, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, chases and races, crimes, danger, stalking, psychopath, desert, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Michel Vaillant (2003)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Michel Vaillant is # 1 of pilots, undisputed champion in rallying in all circuits in the world. His success arouses admiration and envy. Ruth Wong, director of Team Leader, is determined to break his streak and avenge the memory of his father, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rally, family relations, car race, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, contests and competitions, sport, car chase, competition, chases and races, father son relationship, race track ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 564
Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, vengeance, bank, showbiz, heist, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, tense, light ...
Plot: rivalry, investigation, crimes, fall in love, chase, political corruption, murder, vengeance, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, car chase, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 237
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: striptease, teenage life, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, romance, chases and races, car chase, circus, trick, car racing ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 262
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, gambling, obsession, drug abuse, profanity, strong sexual content, tough heroes, drugs/alcohol, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 550
Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, danger, heroes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, underdog, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Good Girl, Bad Girl (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vanessa and Maria are twins, although not so identical...Maria is a nun while Vanessa is a go go dancer. Leading very different lives they don't interact much, however they are forced to switch lives when Vanessa is chased by Gromek, a powerful ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: mistaken identity, twins, twin sister, adventure, disorder, family relations, frame up, crimes, dishonesty, sister sister relationship, twin sisters, identical twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
35%
American Muscle (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: John Falcon did 10 years of hard time in prison. Now he's got 24 hours to get revenge on every person who had a hand in sending him there.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, vengeance, violence spree, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes, delusion, hate, revenge, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Double Agent 73 (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Underworld drug king Toplar is flooding the market with low-grade heroin. Agent 99 gets a bit too close to the truth, but manages to gasp out a clue as to the identity of Toplar: he has a scar. Jane (Agent 73) is called in to find Toplar, and gets a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: large breasts, female director, spy, exploitation, breasts, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, race against time, espionage ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 658
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, memory loss, hostage, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%