Movies like Freeway Speedway

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Freeway Speedway (1988)
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Freeway Speedway (1988)
Original name: 首都高速トライアル
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rokuo Kazuki (Gitan Otsuru) is challenging to break the fastest time record to go around 7 tollways around Tokyo and Yokohama that stretches 13.9 km. Setting the record of breaking 5 minutes 13 seconds not only requires skill, but also luck. Failing to break the record, Rokuo gives up. Rokuo's girlfriend Yoshiko (Yumiko Okayasu) challenges the record. There's another confident street racer Takashi (Koji Matoba) also vying for the record.
Plot: street racing, automobile racing, accident, car, police, car race, freeway
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, captivating and realistic films with plots about rivalry, heroes, martial arts, adventure, escapades, samurai and violence mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Freeway Speedway: King of the Mountain (1981), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), 13 Assassins (1963), Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018), Red Shadow (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, ex special forces, chase, car, cia, terrorism, super soldier, car race, cia agent, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground world of drift racing
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car race, car, automobile racing, troublemaker, high school, newcomer, youth, friendship, rebel, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
King of the Mountain (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill."
Plot: street racing, car race, road accident, automobile racing, music industry, sports car, beer
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car, car race, heroes, sports car, chase, race, unlikely partners, undercover, crimes, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all are content...The Shinsengumi, a small army of samurai, farmers and peasants, ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: samurai, japanese history, samurai era, katana, warrior, sword fight, japanese culture
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, graphic violence, rivalry, assassination, escapades, adventure, heroes, state affairs, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry, samurai era ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson infiltrates a maximum security prison to take down legendary driver Frankenstein in a violent and brutal car race.
Style: exciting, bloody, brutal, rough, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Red Shadow (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The secret warriors of feudal Japan were the Ninja. Sent on impossible missions, the Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: martial arts, love triangle, ninja, assassination, adventure, master warrior, heroes, superhero, samurai, vengeance, political unrest, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Mothra went into outer space to stop a meteor from reaching Earth, she accidentally took with cells from Godzilla and remaining cells from Biollante that inhabited our atmosphere. The combined cells went through a black hole and created a new ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: giant monster, helicopter, vengeance, anniversary, experiment gone awry, chaos, disorder, deadly creature, escapades, heroes, rivalry, misfit ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kekko Kamen Surprise (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Studying music at a remote island academy, poor Mayumi (Aki Hoshino) and her classmates fall victim once more to erotic tortures at the hands of their corrupting instructors. Just in time, Kekko Kamen (Misaki Mori) takes center stage with a red mask ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Shinobi: The Law of Shinobi (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the world of the Ninja, fighting skills play a small role in one's rank in the Shinobi order. Kageru is the best in his class, but his birth predestines him to the lower class. His friend Aoi is dealt the same fate; together they'll ...
Plot: ninja, betrayal, violence, martial arts, japanese culture, blood
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Lost World of Sinbad (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adventurous and daring sailor sets sail to the castle of an ailing king to stop an evil premier, hungry for power and wealth, from succeeding the throne and marrying the king's beautiful daughter. Along the way, with the help of some ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: pirate, fencing, princess, king, witch, castle, cave, treasure hunt, sword fight, samurai, sword and sorcery, sword and sandal
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The great Daimyo enlists the aid of the three Shadow Hunters in ensuring the delivery of an illegal cannon in this sequel to Toshio Masuda's bloody adaptation of the manga by Takao Saito. Despite the Shadow Hunters's remarkable skill, this ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: female ninja, katana, violence, ninja, samurai, duel, manhunt, gun, gore
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Samurai Fiction (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three centuries ago, a precious sword has been stolen by Kazamatsuri -- the sword, which historic and symbolic value is priceless for the clan (Shogun Tokugawa donated it to clan 80 years before that, at the same time that he established them as the ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, gambling, master warrior, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, adventure, aging, rivalry, anti war ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Kekko Kamen (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
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Style: captivating, satirical
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time Slip (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fast and the Furious (2001)
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Return of Masseur Ichi (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Death Trance (2005)
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Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, street racing, car chase, rivalry, drag racing, car, youth, parents and children, family relations, mechanic, undisciplined, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Journey of Honor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The son of a besieged Shogun in war-torn 17th century Japan travels to Spain to buy weaponry from the king.
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FIREBALL RUN: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Plot: missing child, adventurer, car, car race, adventure hero
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Earth is headed for disaster and when an archeological research team visits Infant Island to find out why, they discover two tiny women who reveal that the Earth is fighting back for all the harm humans have done here and sends out the evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, moon base, giant monster, spacecraft, alien invasion, alien, monster, evil alien, disaster, catastrophe, chaos ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Spain, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, street racing, fbi, chase, presumed dead, crimes, thief, car theft, heist, teamwork, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, spain, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Heaven and Earth (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
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Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Kamui (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: KAMUI is a Ninja on the run from the world of Ninja bound by rules in search of true freedom. However, he is burdened with the fate, where it is not allowed to take the secret of their powers outside of the tribe -- if you are born as Ninja, you ...
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, redemption, human spirit, heroes, rebellion, rivalry, tough heroes, rebelliousness, on the run, obsessive quest, survival ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Shogun's Shadow (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo (today's Tokio). Takechiyo lives far away under the surveillance of ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, fight
Time: 17th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, investigation, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, strong sexual content, master warrior, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
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