Movies like Pit Stop 1969

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Pit Stop (1969)
 6.8
 711
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, car, automobile racing, ambulance, beer, car racing, junkyard, woman in a bikini, exploitation, go go dancer, tow truck, punched in the face, playing acoustic guitar, sport

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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 rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, car race, car racing and racing mostly in Drama, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like Pit Stop: Ford v. Ferrari (2019), Days of Thunder (1990), Hot Rod (1979), The Speed Lovers (1968), Red Line 7000 (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 268K
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, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, racing, car, race, rise to the top, automobile racing, talented, cars, fight, husband wife relationship, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, alabama, texas, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.0
 225
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, hot rod, corruption, contest, racing, radio dj, car accident, race, police, automobile racing
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: racecar driver, race, stock footage, automobile racing, race car, race track, mechanic, racing, driver, team
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 800
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, fall in love, restaurant, car chase, sport, hotshot hero, adventure, chases and races, contests and competitions, amputee, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 229
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, circus, car chase, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, romance, chases and races, rivalry, teenage life, parade, trick ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 39K
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, stylized, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: competition, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, career, love triangle, husband wife relationship, teamwork, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, chicago illinois, germany, tokyo, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: car, society, hopes, friends, family relations, interracial relations, racism, against the odds, human spirit, athlete's life, contests and competitions, buddies ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, rivalry, family relations, parents and children, youth, undisciplined, contests and competitions, chases and races, driving, small town, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, race car, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, couples, infidelity, self discovery, relationship vs career, couple relations, overturned car ...
Time: 60s
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 8K
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, exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: car race, rivalry, sport team, race, athlete's life, contests and competitions, unsupportive spouse, hopes, underdog, sport, ambition, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.1
 426K
Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, 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, exciting, captivating, based on true events, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, racecar driver, rise to the top, fame, race car, world champion, sport, rivalry, human spirit, racing, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1970, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, usa, london, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 9K
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: race car, sport, chases and races, athlete's life, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, race against time, contests and competitions, car race, automobile racing, road trip ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970
Place: france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
King of the Mountain (1981)
Genre: Drama
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, road accident, car race, car racing, music industry, beer
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 78
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: bigotry, car jump, old age, car, family relations, race, redneck, husband wife relationship, religion, drag racing, father son relationship, race car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: catholic school, mother superior, college, sport, against the odds, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, athlete and trainer, feminism, coach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Black Bunch (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 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, interracial sex, bar, mercenary, genie, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman fights a man, beer, shot to death, jungle, tribal dance, sexploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, athlete's life, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, rise to the top, parents and children, family relations, fast car, auto mechanic, race car ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 50K
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, sentimental, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: arm wrestling, truck driver, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, custody, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: siblings relations, infidelity, love and romance, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, womanizer, ambition, couples, tough heroes, friends, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gang rape, escape, revolution, exploitation, rebellion, crimes, danger, fighting the system, fugitives, misfit, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 105
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, mountain lion, chain, motorcycle, knife, police, fight, biker, biker gang, bar, marijuana, beer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 386
Mr. No Legs (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meet Mr. No Legs! Deadly professional hit-man for a drug syndicate... and a limbless cripple! With his cool wheelchair, armed with shotguns and shurikens, and his amazing kung fu skills he means trouble for everyone he confronts, even his own boss! ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gun, kung fu, exploitation, violence, bandit, police officer, shotgun, gang, wheelchair, man in a wheelchair, brutality, police partner ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 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, on the road, friends, youth, music band, crimes, chase, juvenile delinquency, car race, rock music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Switchblade Sisters (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tough gang of teenage girls are looking for love and fighting for turf on the mean streets of the city! Bad girls to the core, these impossibly outrageous high school hoodlums go where they want ... and create mayhem wherever they go!
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, high school, school, heist, prostitute, exploitation, prostitution, juvenile delinquent, switchblade, gang war, gangsters, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 408
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, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, on the road, cons and scams, love triangle, teenage life, cross country, beach, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: north carolina, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Unholy Rollers (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Karen wants more action out of life and quits her job at the cannery to become a skater in the roller derby. She encounters friction from the other skaters - especially Mickey, the current number one star of the team. Karen proves herself a feisty ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: exploitation, blind ambition, contests and competitions, athlete's life, gays and lesbians, sport, rivalry, profanity, sexual content, underdog, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
 460
The Black Six (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death. The boy's brother, who is a member of a black biker gang, hears about it and comes to town to avenge his ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: beer, revenge, brother sister relationship, death of brother, football field, swimming pool, racist, beaten to death, motorcycle, african american, interracial relations, pinball machine ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, martial arts, youth, teenage life, rivalry, rage, power relations, duel, boxing, fight, fist fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida, brazil, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.2
 430K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: tense, rough, emotional, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, sport, boxing, fist fighting, teacher, warrior, training, fight scenes, contests and competitions, courage, muscleman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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