Movies like The Speed Lovers

If you like "The Speed Lovers" you are looking for psychotronic movies about / with race, racecar driver, automobile racing, driver, team, mechanic and race car themes of Action, Drama and Sport genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Speed Lovers (1968)
 4.3
 41
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, automobile racing, driver, team, mechanic, race car, stock footage, race track, racing

Most similar movies to The Speed Lovers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, race, racing and car racing mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like The Speed Lovers: Ford v. Ferrari (2019), Days of Thunder (1990), Winning (1969), Pit Stop (1969), Le Mans (1971). 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%
 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 ⇓
81%
 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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: car race, drag racing, go go dancer, ambulance, beer, exploitation, car, tow truck, playing acoustic guitar, junkyard, woman in a bikini, car racing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
63%
 3.6
 126
J.C. (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to the West to fight the establishment. Anyone who adopts the ...
Plot: biker, christianity, exploitation, bearded man, lsd, death, shot to death, newspaper, sheriff, cigarette smoking, sunglasses, motorcycle ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
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 ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
Silver Dream Racer (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: David Essex stars as Nick Freeman, a motorcycle racer who, following the death of his brother, inherits a revolutionary prototype motorcycle, and is determined to race it at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Style: realistic, semi serious, twist ending
Plot: underdog, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, romance, sport, hopes, love triangle, discrimination, parents and children, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: car chase, rivalry, ambition, chases and races, racecar driver, bullfighting, car accident
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
39%
Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, race car, race, nascar, racing, car racing
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gas in the Veins (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two men and a woman, all rallye drivers, get too closely involved, competing in the race and in love.
Plot: race, car salesman, car, husband wife relationship, critic, society, racing, love triangle, dentist, car accident, car dealer, mechanic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Trading Paint (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stock car racing legend is drawn back to the dirt track when his son, an aspiring driver, joins a rival racing team.
Style: realistic, intense, exciting, emotional, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: racing, race, rise to the top, father son conflict, rivalry, sport, conflict, winner, family, machine, nemesis, car racing
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 4K
Italian Race (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Giulia De Martino is a pilot. At seventeen she partecipates in the GT Championship, under the guidance of her father Mario. But one day everything changes and Giulia has to face alone both the track and her own life.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, cynical, disturbing
Plot: strong sexual content, vengeance, sport, crime and punishment, racing, race, fight scenes, murder, chases and races, female nudity, sexualized violence, motor sport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
WWE: Shawn Michaels: My Journey (2010)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Story: The Heartbreak Kid is one of the most celebrated and talented superstars in the history of Sports Entertainment. Shawn Michaels’ career has spanned more than 25 years and has produced one great match after another, earning him his ...
Plot: partner, legend, success, champion, veteran, wrestling, team, european, symbol
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Shining Season (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of University of New Mexico track star John Baker who, dying of cancer, spent his remaining time coaching a losing girls" track team to a winning season.
Plot: footprint, running, struggle, team, athlete, inspiration, terminal illness, coach
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
30%
Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport team, coach, high school, career, football, party, championship, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, talented ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, united states, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 106
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: love, automobile racing, drag racing, brother brother relationship, nostalgia, hot rod, lost love, rejection, family relations, drive in, coming of age, pregnancy ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: fight, tough heroes, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, nothing to lose, sport, martial arts tournament, kickboxing, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Carman: The Champion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Former champion boxer Orlando Leone (Carmen) is "The Preacher" at an inner-city youth center. Wanting to give something back to the community, he bought a large building for a church youth center. But the cash ran out before he could ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, human spirit, tough heroes, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, follow your dream, relationship vs career, lifestyle, underdog, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight, prisoner, prison, manslaughter, murder, martial arts, sport, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
From Mexico with Love (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A washed-up trainer takes a self-destructive young boxer under his wing.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, immigrants, ambition, family problems, boxing, boxer, father son relationship, racism, athlete and trainer, sport, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Heroes of Dirt (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Passionate BMX dirt jumper, Phin Cooper, wants nothing in life but to attain fame in his sport. After missing a competition when he lands in jail for unpaid citations, he is court-ordered for community service and reluctantly mentors one of the ...
Plot: contest, christianity, youth, domestic violence, bicycle, young romance, forest, inner city, troubled teen, sacrifice, gang, extreme sports ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 355
Dishdogz (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming of age story about a teenager working at an extreme sports camp as a dishwasher and his relationship with the chef, who we come to find out was a skateboarding pioneer back in the day. Set at a fully operational extreme sports camp in ...
Plot: chef, teenage boy, dishwasher, skateboarding, camp, extreme sports, skateboard
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Related movie lists