Movies like Pit Stop 1969

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Pit Stop (1969)
 6.7
 909
Pit Stop (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richard Davalos plays Rick Bowman, a drag racing street punk who comes to the attention of car enthusiast Grant Willard. Willard bails him out of jail and offers him sponsorship as a race car driver. Bowman eventually accepts and becomes entranced by the tricky "figure eight" track Willard introduces him to. The king of the track is cocky and talented hot dogger Hawk Sidney (Hill regular Sid Haig in one of his most memorable and entertaining roles). Bowman and Sidney clash and Bowman sets his sights on knocking the latter of his perch while stealing his girl Jolene. This is just the beginning for the ruthless Bowman who will let nobody stand in his way and will attempt to destroy any man, and seduce any woman who crosses his path. Pretty soon he has his eyes on Ellen McLeod the wife of champion racer Ed McLeod who he befriends. Will he betray his friends and colleagues on the eve of The Big Race, or will he finally discover he has a conscience?
Style: psychotronic
Plot: car race, drag racing, automobile racing, ambulance, beer, car, woman in a bikini, junkyard, exploitation, go go dancer, sport, punched in the face, playing acoustic guitar, tow truck, car racing

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Most similar movies to Pit Stop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and psychotronic films with plots about car race, rivalry, automobile racing, contests and competitions, ambition, sport and car accident mostly in Drama, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like Pit Stop: Dirt (2018), Born to Race (2011), The Speed Lovers (1968), King of the Mountain (1981), Hot Rod (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 1K
Dirt (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In search of a lifeline for his struggling off road racing team, a man takes on a young car thief looking for a second chance, but as their worlds collide, they must struggle to forge a successful alliance.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, inspirational, captivating
Plot: car race, car, rise to the top, sport, career, success, determination, contests and competitions, strategy, lifestyle, ambitious, talented ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, street racing, car, car chase, rivalry, drag racing, youth, parents and children, family relations, mechanic, undisciplined, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Speed Lovers (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stock car racer gets involved with gangsters trying to fix a race.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: race, racecar driver, race car, team, driver, mechanic, automobile racing, car race, stock footage, race track, racetrack
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, sports car, music industry, automobile racing, beer
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 264
Hot Rod (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: drag racing, car race, car accident, race, radio dj, contest, corruption, police, automobile racing, hot rod
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: car race, rivalry, race, hotshot hero, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, friends, love affair, love and romance, nascar ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, alabama, texas, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.1
 365K
Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: racecar driver, race, car, rise to the top, automobile racing, car race, talented, ambition, driver, auto mechanic, friendship, race car ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 997
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, car chase, restaurant, hotshot hero, sport, contests and competitions, adventure, fall in love, car race, motel, redhead ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 41K
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, realistic, stylized, intense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: competition, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle, ambition, career, car, love triangle, brother brother relationship, trophy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: detroit, rio de janeiro, miami, tokyo, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, family relations, relationship vs career, couple relations, infidelity, self discovery, couples, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, marital reconciliation, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 311
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: striptease, sport, romance, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, car chase, circus, teenage life, father daughter relationship, love triangle, automobile racing ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Greased Lightning (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: car, car race, family relations, friends, against the odds, interracial relations, human spirit, racism, contests and competitions, athlete's life, buddies, supportive spouse ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.1
 468K
Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.
Style: inspirational, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, racecar driver, rise to the top, automobile racing, race car, fame, race, world champion, success, rivalry, motor sport, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, mount fuji, japan, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 9K
Grand Prix (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his team after a crash at Monaco that injures his teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive for another team, and starts dating Stoddard's wife.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: car race, sport team, rivalry, race, automobile racing, formula 1, friends, opponent, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, england, london, monaco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, car chase, car race, car accident, racecar driver, bullfighting, chases and races
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, semi serious, talky, sincere, psychotronic
Plot: womanizer, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, rivalry, love and romance, friends, tough heroes, couples, siblings relations, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
Place: monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last American Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A backwoods bootlegger decides to put the driving skills he developed evading the law to good use. He becomes a race car driver, and eventually, one of the fastest drivers in history.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, hotshot hero, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, rise to the top, parents and children, family relations, auto mechanic, race car, american dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 10K
Le Mans (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve McQueen is ideally cast as a champion race car driver, participating in the famed 24-hour race headquartered in Le Mans, France. Though dedicated to Going for the Gold, McQueen finds time to romance widowed Elga Andersen. The dramatic angle to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, road movie, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sport, racecar driver, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, lifestyle, athlete's life, race against time, automobile racing, guilty conscience, motor sport ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970
Place: france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 96
Jump (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Southern stock-car driver puts his rising career in the hands of a race promoter
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, promoter, race car, bigotry, religion, drag racing, brother sister relationship, old age, family relations, race, redneck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 116
Deuce Coupe (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers are seperated by the love for the same woman - but they get united again by their fascination for speed and racing cars.
Plot: family relations, coming of age, drag racing, rejection, lost love, automobile racing, pregnancy, small town, nostalgia, car race, brother brother relationship, love ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Mighty Macs (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: basketball, mother superior, college, catholic school, sport, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete and trainer, feminism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 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, suspense, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, car race, gang, friends, chase, crimes, youth, music band, on the road, juvenile delinquency, juvenile delinquent, rock music ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Black Bunch (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Africa, four native women join and are hired to find a wealthy man's son who has disappeared, and use the opportunity to get revenge on a gang of mercenaries who have massacred the inhabitants of the womens' village.
Plot: exploitation, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman fights a man, beer, genie, black woman, mercenary, fiancee, interracial sex, african, native ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 54K
Over the Top (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life ...
Style: serious, intense, exciting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: arm wrestling, truck driver, athlete's life, underdog, redemption, custody, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, parents and children, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 1K
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: exciting, suspense, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: car race, automobile racing, sport, race car, competition, contests and competitions, rivalry, car chase, summer, female protagonist, chases and races
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Big Bird Cage (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gang rape, escape, revolution, exploitation, rebellion, crimes, injustice, survival, daring rescue, society, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 143
Black Angels (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an African-American biker gang is tricked into believing that a white biker gang is planning a war...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle gang, motorcycle, biker gang, biker, fight, mountain lion, beer, police officer, police, marijuana, chain, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 2K
Fast Company (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An early departure from director David Cronenberg's canon of visceral horror, 1979's Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack footage. Veteran toughguy ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: drag racing, race, revenge, car chase, womanizer, chase, misfit, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, race against time, fugitives ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
National Class Category Up to 785 Ccm (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One week in the life of Branimir Mitrovic "Floyd", a young rally driver from the National Class (up to 785 ccm), dreaming of promotion to the higher category. He lives a carefree life of a Belgrade dandy boy, neglecting his girlfriend, ...
Plot: on the run, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rain, automobile racing, car race, male female relationship, con artists, drag racing, driver, mud
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 267K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, athlete and trainer, coach, mentor, legacy, sport, ambition, rivalry, fight, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2015, year 1998 ...
Place: usa, mexico, tijuana mexico, philadelphia, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%