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Fireball 500 (1966)
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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: humorous, exciting, rough, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, teenage life, crimes, special agents, on the road, love triangle, contests and competitions, beach, ambition, chase, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, cross country, car race, fight, camp, car racing, moonshine, carnival, hillbilly, automobile racing
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa, north carolina

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Most similar movies to Fireball 500

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, humorous and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, chases and races, ambition, chase, contests and competitions, friends and car chase mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Fireball 500: Thunder Alley (1967), Muscle Beach Party (1964), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), The Wild Racers (1968), Red Line 7000 (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: striptease, teenage life, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, romance, chases and races, rivalry, car chase, circus, whiskey, cigar ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: beach, beach party, surfing, friends, twentysomething life, teenage life, love triangle, teenage love, nightlife, vengeance, looking for sex, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, rock, love triangle, youth, nothing goes right, young lovers, lifestyle, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: rivalry, ambition, chases and races, car chase, car accident, racecar driver, bullfighting
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.7
 785
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, restaurant, car chase, fall in love, sport, hotshot hero, adventure, chases and races, contests and competitions, redhead, motel ...
Time: 60s
⇓ 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, semi serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, car chase, buddies, heist, partners, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, danger, friendship, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, entertaining, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, gambling, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, contests and competitions, sports car, fight, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 1K
Bikini Beach (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, teenager, surfing, beach, teenage life, gang, culture clash, love and romance, campaign, performer's life, rock, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, pacific ocean, new jersey, hawaii, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.5
 648
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 ⇓
40%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, beach, surfing, friends, ambition, coming of age, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, crimes, rivalry, casino, cons and scams, dishonesty, chases and races, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 652
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle gang, fashion, battles, friends, on the run, murderous pair, journalism, rivalry, crimes, moon, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, baltimore, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti hero, anti heroes, martial artist, hostage, rally, chaos, super vehicle, off the road, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: couples, wizards and magicians, friends, motorcycle chase, beach, disorder, youth, nothing goes right, infidelity, satire, couple relations, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, france, tahiti, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 34K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, beautiful scenery, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 324
Safari 3000 (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reporter J.J. wants to write a story about an Afrika rallye, 3000 km across desert and steppe. Unfortunately her driver and car get lost only days before the start, so she hires ex-stuntman Eddie and buys a wreck of a car from her last money. Eddie ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: graphic violence, cons and scams, rally, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, media, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.9
 110
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, battles, martial arts, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, hip hop, urban ghetto ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, vigilantism, partners, aging, danger, elderly, rivalry, heroes, partners against crime, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, rivalry, parents and children, youth, family relations, undisciplined, contests and competitions, chases and races, driving, small town, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Catch Me If You Can (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A hotshot teenage car racer persuades the class president of a small Minnesota high school to gamble on illegal car races to raise money for their school which is facing closure.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, ambition, partners, rivalry, friends, money raising, youth, unlikely criminals, high school life, cons and scams, school, gambling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu classic, music, gang, danger, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, partners, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, underdog, athlete's life, boxing, ambition, love triangle, on the road, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.6
 3K
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 ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, danger, gang, friends, on the road, youth, music band, crimes, chase, juvenile delinquency, car race, rock music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 576
Ski Party (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the beach movies of the sixties? They're back! Well, not quite, but since Avalon, Hickman, and even Funicello appear in this one, it sure feels right. This time, though, read snow instead of sand and you got it. Ski lodge, to be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: skiing, rock, looking for sex, switching roles, teenage life, resort, looking for love, youth, love and romance, buddies, romance, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight, prisoner, prison, manslaughter, murder, martial arts, mixed martial arts, sport, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: car chase, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, danger, chases and races, street racing, drive away, car racing, motorcycle, chase, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, alabama, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kansas City Bomber (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Roller-derby skater K. C. Carr tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, exciting, rough
Plot: ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, rivalry, sport, rising to stardom, couples, family relations, sport team, love triangle, love affair, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
All the Best: Fun Begins (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: All The Best is a rib-tickling comedy based on hilarious situations resulting from mistaken identities and goof ups.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, gangsters, debt, buddies, crimes, chases and races, nothing goes right, dishonesty, silly humor, farce, car race, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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