Movies like The Young Racers

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The Young Racers (1963)
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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: sincere, realistic, talky, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: sport, vengeance, friendship, friends, love triangle, womanizer, contests and competitions, love and romance, ambition, infidelity, couples, siblings relations, rivalry, tough heroes, car race, formula 1, boat, car accident, woman in a bikini, spa, rowboat, extreme closeup, car fire, woman smoker, british flag
Time: 60s
Place: monaco

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Most similar movies to The Young Racers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and semi serious films with plots about rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, friends, sport, friendship and love and romance mostly in Drama, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like The Young Racers: In God's Hands (1998), Thunder Alley (1967), Cage (1989), Leather Jackets (1991), Winning (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: car chase, rivalry, chases and races, ambition, car accident, racecar driver, bullfighting
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
In God's Hands (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.
Style: semi serious, captivating, disturbing, sincere, humorous
Plot: friendship, travel, surfing, wave, ambition, adventure, danger, escapades, love and romance, rivalry, surfer, surfboard ...
Place: usa, hawaii, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.3
 289
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, contests and competitions, romance, rivalry, ambition, sport, chases and races, teenage life, circus, car chase, car racing, drunk driving ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
 637
Cage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, buddies, misfit, crime, confined, rivalry, mentally challenged, gangsters, heroes, contests and competitions, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Leather Jackets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed, come looking for him. In order to save Dobbs, Mickey ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, gang, vengeance, on the run, rivalry, heist, friendship, drug dealing, crime, crimes, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, adoption, infidelity, self discovery, relationship vs career, couple relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, couples, hotel room, adultery ...
Time: 60s
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Gypsy Moths (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: small town, skydiving, love and romance, love triangle, couples, fourth of july, friends, rivalry, escapades, infidelity, small town life, parachute ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, kansas, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 232
Crystal River (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story is of a married woman who, grieving her inability to have children, finds comfort and healing in her friendship with another man. It's about discovering grace in darkness and the unexpected places we find healing.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, human nature, family problems, couples, mysterious character, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, friends, female director, bathing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, athlete's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, forced into action, athlete and trainer, ambition, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, relationship vs career, follow your dream, underdog, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 5K
Supercross (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Faced with the suspicious death of their father, two brothers must motivate one another to get back on their bikes and take the Las Vegas Motocross Championships by storm.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, against the odds, athlete's life, ambition, sport, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, ego clash, lifestyle, human spirit, relationship vs career, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, race, hotshot hero, sport, friends, athlete's life, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, love and romance, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, texas, phoenix arizona, alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Strength and Honour (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A single father decides to break his dying wife's last wish to not box again in order to save his young son from certain death.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: parents and children, last wish, family relations, hopes, bittersweet, family in danger, human spirit, rivalry, single parent, contests and competitions, athlete's life, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 959
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: rivalry, ambition, car chase, restaurant, fall in love, chases and races, adventure, contests and competitions, hotshot hero, sport, nascar, car ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Silver Dream Racer (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 101 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: sport, romance, rivalry, ambition, hopes, underdog, contests and competitions, love triangle, parents and children, discrimination, friends, family relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 521
Bad Blood (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trucker (Lamas) has to come home to help fight mobsters after his brother who embezzled $5,000,000 from them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, love triangle, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, gangsters, crimes, embezzlement, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Split Decisions (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, hopes, crimes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rivalry, crime, gangsters, athlete's life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 4K
The Reunion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) took dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, escapades, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, death of father, desert, bail bondsman, ransom, release from prison, horse riding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 661
Beyond Our Ken (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A month after Wai Ming broke up with Ken, she finds nude pictures of her on his website. To get back at him, she teams up with his new girlfriend.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, vengeance, rivalry, breakup, battle of the sexes, couples, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, love and romance, crimes, escape, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: touching, talky, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, reunion, friendship, love triangle, twentysomething life, love and romance, desert, bittersweet, road not taken, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, gang, danger, friends, on the road, music band, crimes, youth, chase, juvenile delinquency, car race, juvenile delinquent ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 785
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: looking for love, couples, redemption, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, infidelity, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 7K
Foolish (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 'Foolish' Waise is a talented comedian with a hard-edge trying to make it in the comedy clubs in LA while his brother is a hard-nosed gangster trying to make it on the streets. With all the competition they face in their chosen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug humor, sexual humor, crimes, criminal's revenge, desire for fame, ambition, gangsters, contests and competitions, nightclub, nightlife, workplace romance, hip hop ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 850
C.C. & Company (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Motorcycle mechanic C.C. Ryder joins "The Heads," an outlaw biker gang. Fellow gang members menace fashion journalist Ann when her limo breaks down in the desert, but C.C. comes to her rescue. The bikers disrupt a motorcross event tied in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle gang, chaos and mayhem, chase, danger, on the run, crimes, gang, journalism, love and romance, woman in danger, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, baltimore, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, youth, rivalry, friends, couples, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, party, dishonesty, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 346
The Circuit (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his brother, and only one more journey inside the ring will save his ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, tough heroes, haunted by the past, rivalry, one man army, ambition, martial arts tournament, athlete's life, contests and competitions, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: underground fighting, cage fighting, martial arts, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, tough heroes, heroes, danger, mixed martial arts, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 345
Brawler (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, strong violent content, siblings relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mixed martial arts, underground tournament, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, exciting, realistic, serious
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: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%