Movies like Need for Speed

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Need for Speed (2014)
 6.4
 164K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, 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 chase, car, betrayal, chases and races, frame up, rivalry, race against time, ex convict, justice, ford mustang, businessman, villain, ambition, bet, dishonesty, loss of friend, reward, criminal's revenge, partners in crime, mechanic, 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, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about car chase, chases and races, chase, crimes, vengeance, car accident and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Need for Speed: The Fast and the Furious (2001), Born to Race (2011), Fast & Furious (2009), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), 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: car, car chase, street racing, car race, chase, chases and races, gang, tough guy, law enforcement, danger, theft, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, car, street racing, troublemaker, high school, newcomer, youth, friendship, crimes, rebel, mechanic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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, tense, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, chases and races, rivalry, drag racing, car, street racing, youth, parents and children, family relations, mechanic, undisciplined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 267K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, chase, street racing, chases and races, gang, friends, police officer, rivalry, crimes, loss of loved one, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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 race, car, heroes, sports car, chase, race, unlikely partners, chases and races, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 357K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Japan
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, car race, chase, street racing, on the run, car, tough heroes, fbi, favela, freedom, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: tense, suspense, entertaining, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car chase, chases and races, showdown, family, chase, murder, crimes, revenge, danger, rescue mission ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), jamaica, moscow russia, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, feel good, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, gambling, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, crimes, contests and competitions, sports car, fight, car chase, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, realistic, serious, biting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, street racing, chases and races, fbi, presumed dead, car theft, heist, teamwork, group of criminals, tough heroes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, spain, europe, germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 200K
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, car race, tough guy, tough heroes, contests and competitions, ex convict, chases and races, violence, prison life, police brutality, heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 346K
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, revenge, robbery, car chase, master criminal, mentor, hacker, gold, safecracker, caper, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 365K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chases and races, car chase, car race, car, race, street racing, danger, chase, crimes, vengeance, friends, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tokyo, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 116K
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, crime, crimes, betrayal, tough heroes, fight scenes, romancing a criminal, cons and scams, jewel robbery, thief, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, new orleans, kentucky ...
⇓ 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: exciting, intense, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, car thief, master criminal, race against time, thief, danger, chase, car, blackmail, organized crime, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 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, realistic, serious
Plot: car chase, street racing, contests and competitions, vengeance, danger, chases and races, rivalry, drive away, car racing, motorcycle, strip club, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 44K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, chase, heist, taxi driver, rescue, fbi, thief, race against time, crimes, father daughter relationship, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 159K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Ukraine, 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, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: one man army, car chase, delivery, martial arts, heroes, fistfight, murder, disobey, tough guy, mercenary, fist fighting, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, budapest hungary, ukraine, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 288K
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, one man army, chase, tough guy, car chase, chases and races, tough heroes, ex military, smuggling, one against many, fight scenes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, provence, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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475
 6.3
 134K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, sheriff, hostage, small town, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, arizona, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 111K
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, on the run, dishonesty, resourceful, danger, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, united states, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 28K
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, danger, crimes, mind game, chases and races, deadly, woman in danger, family, rescue, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Ride (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl, the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street racing, revenge, crimes, chase, car chase, ex convict, rivalry, law enforcement, parents and children, release from prison, murder, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 187K
Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, race against time, chase, save the day, train crash, helicopter, danger, determination, partners, heroic, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.3
 749
The Butcher (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar heist involving a rival gang boss. Merle (Eric Roberts) is a gambler stuck on a twenty-year losing streak, but his luck is about to change. Surviving a trap that was intended to ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, gang, disorder, drug abuse, couple relations, infidelity, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Today You Die (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, betrayal, prison, violence, frame up, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, crimes, manhunt, heroes, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 248K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: exciting, ridiculous, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, team, adventure, frame up, mercenary, anti hero, cia, crimes, on the run, anti heroes, chases and races, ex military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2010 ...
Place: los angeles, florida, baghdad iraq, frankfurt germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 95K
Drive Angry (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milton is a hardened felon who has broken out of Hell, intent on finding the vicious cult who brutally murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He joins forces with Piper, a sexy, tough-as-nails waitress with a 69 Charger, who's also ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, absurd, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, satanic cult, race against time, kidnapping, rescue, violence, vengeance, revenge, demon, supernatural, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oklahoma, colorado, usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 34K
The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, chase, hitman, female fighter, tournament, vengeance, fight, contests and competitions, faked death, competition, combat, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, united kingdom, brazil, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 15K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, car chase, hostage, woman in danger, on the run, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, dirty cop, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, desert, confined, chases and races, survival, tv show, life sentence, criminal heroes, deadly, street racing, prison ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%