Movies like Need for Speed

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Need for Speed (2014)
 6.4
 169K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But when the ex-partner learns of the scheme, he puts a massive bounty on the racer's head, forcing him to run a cross-country gauntlet of illegal racers in all manner of supercharged vehicles.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, road movie, suspense, entertaining, humorous, absurd, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car race, car, car chase, race against time, betrayal, frame up, rivalry, driver, mechanic, ex convict, road trip, police chase, justice, businessman, villain, bet, ambition, loss of friend, reward, dishonesty, partners in crime, contests and competitions, cross country, race car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, new york, detroit, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Need for Speed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about car chase, chases and races, chase, car accident, car, vengeance and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Need for Speed: The Fast and the Furious (2001), Fast & Furious (2009), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Born to Race (2011), Fast Five (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car, chase, car race, gang, drag racing, theft, tough guy, undercover cop, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, plymouth, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, exciting, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car race, car, troublemaker, high school, newcomer, youth, crimes, friendship, rebel, mechanic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.5
 282K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, street racing, chase, car race, gang, friends, crimes, rivalry, loss of loved one, police officer, gunfight, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Genre: Action, 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 ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
100%
 7.3
 375K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, chase, street racing, car race, car, on the run, freedom, tough heroes, fbi, favela, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, monaco, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car, showdown, chase, murder, fight, revenge, family, brother brother relationship, family relations, fast car ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, 80s ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), jamaica, tokyo, london, edinburgh scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.0
 9K
Redline (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sports car, chase, contests and competitions, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, uninhibited rivalry, fight, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, street racing, car race, fbi, chase, master criminal, crimes, presumed dead, thief, car theft, heist, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, spain, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 383K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan, Canada, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, car, street racing, race, chase, rescue mission, crimes, vengeance, friends, revenge, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, tokyo, azerbaijan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 207K
Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, tough guy, tough heroes, car race, contests and competitions, ex convict, street racing, prison life, police brutality, heroes, corruption ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 45K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, car chase, chase, rescue, fbi, thief, race against time, crimes, father daughter relationship, ex convict, taxi driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, car chase, car thief, car, chase, master criminal, race against time, thief, blackmail, organized crime, theft, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 362K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, car chase, robbery, master criminal, revenge, mentor, gold, safecracker, hacker, caper, group of criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: street racing, car, computer cracker, chase, car chase, car race, betrayal, fast car, mysterious woman, master criminal, fight, fight scenes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, usa, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 166K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: one man army, car chase, tough guy, fistfight, car, delivery, martial arts, heroes, murder, disobey, tough heroes, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 29K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, family, rescue, moral dilemma, police officer, life philosophy, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 122K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, robbery, fight scenes, crimes, betrayal, tough heroes, romancing a criminal, cons and scams, jewel robbery, thief, money, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, new orleans, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: one man army, tough guy, one against many, bank robbery, lone hero, heroes, rivalry, crimes, car chase, security guard, organized crime, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: europe, french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 299K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, chase, tough guy, one man army, car chase, ex military, tough heroes, fight scenes, one against many, escapades, car, smuggling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, nice france, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 113K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: delivery, chase, race against time, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, life turned upside down, resourceful, dishonesty, on the run, dirty cop, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, china, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 68K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, burglary, organized crime, police investigation, street racing, against the rules, gunfight, chase, witness protection, political corruption, dishonesty, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death Race: Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Lucas / Frankenstein has won four of his races and needs to win one more to win his freedom. Before his final race, Lucas and his team, car and all, are transferred to another prison where they will compete in a Death Race in the desert. Also, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, desert, car race, survival, confined, life sentence, tv show, criminal heroes, street racing, prison, armored car, race car ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, street racing, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, strip club, drug dealer, mechanic, motorcycle, female nudity, car accident, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford Mustang, are in the bag. As Pace prepares to rip-off the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car thief, car chase, chase, police, police investigation, heist, perfect crime, race against time, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 62K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, armored car robbery, thief, tough guy, armored car, robbery, police brutality, bank, crimes, theft, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 16K
The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, one last job, police detective, on the run, witness, gambling, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from the city's new Mainland government, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, on the run, cons and scams, vengeance, drug dealing, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, track down, frame up, prison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, hong kong, asia, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Vanishing Point (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get the car there in less than 15 hours.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, non-linear, sincere ...
Plot: car chase, bet, car, truck, race against time, on the road, hitchhiker, hippie, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, san diego california, utah, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 16K
Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crimes, chase, car chase, drug dealing, corrupt businessman, gunfight, informant, redemption, crime boss, organized crime, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%