Truck movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant truck movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, cult film and road movie films and TV shows about / with truck, chase, violence, chases and races, dialogue, car chase, danger, vengeance, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Australia, UK and other countries.
truck movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as truck: Road Train (2010), Convoy (1978), Maximum Overdrive (1986), Black Dog (1998), Driving Force (1989), 18 Wheels of Justice (2000), Monster Trucks (2016), Desierto (2015), Trucker (2008), The Ice Road (2021).

List of truck movies

Road Train (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller about a group of teenagers menaced by a driver-less train in the Australian outback.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, supernatural, psycho, deadly creature, survival, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, insanity, love triangle, dehydration, abandoned house, outback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: australia
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Convoy (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
Style: humorous, road movie, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, car chase, chase, rebellion, on the road, police corruption, americana, police, fighting the system, car accident, waitress, police brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, new mexico, las vegas, texas, mexico
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Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, survival, hostage, supernatural, objects come to life, crimes, race against time, heroic mission, comet, siege, violence, diner ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, rescue, chase, crime boss, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, train crash, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Driving Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the near future Steve (Sam Jones) takes a job as a tow truck driver that has to battle a gang of baddies led by Nelson (Don Swayze).
Plot: truck, road accident, father daughter relationship, post apocalypse, revenge, father, woman, human, girl, violence, daughter, driving ...
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18 Wheels of Justice (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Justice Department undercover agent Michael Cates’s family was killed after he testified against crime boss Jacob Calder. Now Cates is working out of an 18 Wheeler under another undercover identity, that of Chance Bowman. As Cates wanders America ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: truck, undercover, vigilante, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, special agents, on the run, gangsters, witness protection, organized crime, justice ...
Time: 90s
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Monster Trucks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychotronic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage protagonist, truck, creature, teenager, monster, friendship, car, escape, small town, monster truck, creature feature, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Desierto (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of Mexican emigrants attempts to cross the Mexican-US border. What begins as a hopeful journey becomes a harrowing, bloody and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante and his loyal Belgian Malinois dog chase the ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, rough, touching
Plot: truck, survival, desert, mexican border, mass murder, mexican, human prey, u.s. mexico border, illegal immigrant, chase, psychopath, characters killed one by one ...
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Trucker (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loner Diane Ford (Michelle Monaghan) is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter (Jimmy Bennett), whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len (Benjamin Bratt), falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: truck, americana, truck driver, working mom, strong female presence, family relations, family problems, single parent, lifestyle, small town life, parents and children, independent woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: truck driver, cold, trapped, mine, avalanche, rescue, truck, mission, snow, self sacrifice, life risking, ice ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: bleak, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, truck, good versus evil, survivor, gang, survival, chase, oil, dystopic future, loner, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
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Trucks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tale of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners.
Style: tense, scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: truck, chase, toxic, small town life, technology gone awry, small town, car chase, supernatural, on the run, father son relationship, photographer, woman ...
Time: 90s
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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, chase, car chase, road trip, desert, on the road, sheriff, elephant, cross country, friends, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, florida, mississippi
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West of Here (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores his father's disapproval and takes the family's antique truck for ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: truck, on the road, starting over, love and romance, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, family relations, father son relationship, car accident, renewed love, music, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, boston, san francisco, usa, montana
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Road Games (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
Style: slasher, road movie, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: truck, serial killer, hitchhiker, stalking, murder, on the road, crimes, pets, vigilantism, truck driver, female victim, fear ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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300 Miles to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story dating back to 1985 when two Polish boys, a teenager and his little brother, escaped from communist Poland all the way to Sweden, hidden under a truck. In the movie, their destination has been changed to Denmark.
Plot: truck, social worker, communism, curse, arrest, escape, children, leaving home, refugee camp, little boy, father son relationship, motorcycle ...
Place: poland, denmark
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Hush (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver when they see something disturbing in the back of his vehicle.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: missing person, truck, murder, on the run, witnessing a crime, crimes, rescue, on the road, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, serial killer, physical abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duel (1971)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, road movie, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road rage, desert, stalking, car chase, chase, truck driver, gas station, truck, psychopath, salesman, mind game, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, tornado, disaster, catastrophe, storm, weatherman, hurricane, divorce, truck, twister, forces of nature, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s
Place: oklahoma
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Prince Avalanche (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Style: talky, humorous, road movie, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: camping, friendship, highway, truck, forest, workplace, buddies, workplace situations, wilderness, driver, letter, truck driver ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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A Most Violent Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: immigrants, corruption, truck, oil, capitalism, american dream, family business, business ethics, crimes, power relations, ambition, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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Mad Max (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, vengeance, dystopic future, car chase, future dystopia, violence spree, heroes, society, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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Frenzy (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, rape, truck, dark humor, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), strangulation, secretary, psychopath, false accusation, ex wife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london, scotland yard ...
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A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, thief, family relations, truck, single parent, theft, american dream, life is a bitch, working class, teenage life, society, unsuccessful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, mexico ...
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hitchhiker, road trip, truck, beer, bet, race against time, on the road, police officer, sheriff, fiancee, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, arkansas, alabama, mississippi ...
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The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, love triangle, cowboy, introspection, homecoming, human nature, truck, gunfight, desert, coming of age ...
Time: post world war two
Place: new mexico, pearl harbor, usa, california, colorado ...
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, distopia, dark hero, car, lone hero, brutality, desert, car chase ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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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 ...
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Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, eurospy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, truck, mistaken identity, fistfight, cia, mad scientist, crimes, save the day, on the run, race against time, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
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Cars 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, ...
Style: funny, intense, touching, emotional, tricky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, talking car, race, mentor, accident, hi-tech, race car, old friend, desert, anthropomorphism, technology, rivalry ...
Time: year 2016, year 2015, year 2017
Place: california
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