Automobile racing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant automobile racing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous, serious, captivating and entertaining films and TV shows about / with automobile racing, race, car, car race, car racing, racing, chase, rivalry, friendship and cars plots mostly in Action, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as automobile racing: Ford v. Ferrari (2019), Rush (2013), Monster Trucks (2016), The Love Bug (1968), Street Racer (2008), Herbie Fully Loaded (2005), Cars 2 (2011), Wacky Races (2017), M (2017), The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019).

List of automobile racing movies

 8.1
 296K
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, exciting, captivating, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, race, racing, car, automobile racing, car race, rise to the top, talented, cars, ambition, driver ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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 8.1
 434K
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, sport, world champion, rivalry, human spirit, racing, automobile racing, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1970, year 1975 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, vienna, australia, monaco ...
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 5.7
 15K
Monster Trucks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, exciting, tense, psychotronic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truck, teenager, creature, monster, pickup truck, automobile racing, friendship, car, giant creature, teenage protagonist, escape, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 14K
The Love Bug (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in between. Three further Herbie movies were to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: car, volkswagen beetle, rivalry, car race, car trouble, adventure, automobile racing, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, friendship, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, new jersey
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 2.8
 868
Street Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Stepan and Doker are street racers. They love cars and speed. But there is a difference between them which brings them to face each other in a deadly race.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, entertaining
Plot: automobile racing, love and romance, love triangle, chase, blackmail, betrayal, rivalry, smuggling, friendship, drugs, overalls
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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, troublemaker, high school, youth, street racing, friendship, crimes, rebel, mechanic, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: car, car race, rivalry, friendship, underdog, family relations, chases and races, partners, family, ambition, contests and competitions, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
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Speed Racer: The Next Generation (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An animated TV series centered on the child of the legendary Speed Racer -- a young talent named after his father who enrolls in an academy for the fastest kids on Earth.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, heroes, rivalry, adventurer, danger, contests and competitions, escapades, adventure, race against time, car chase, car racing, automobile racing ...
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 6.1
 162K
Cars 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: car race, car chase, friendship, adventure, friends, anthropomorphism, undercover, espionage, best friend, family, sport, championship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, london, tokyo, big ben london, rio de janeiro ...
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 5.6
 130
Wacky Races (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Wacky Races are back in action! It’s the return of Dick Dastardly, Muttley, Penelope Pitstop, Peter Perfect, and the Gruesome Twosome. New characters are introduced in this incarnation as well such as; I.Q. Ickly, Brick Crashman, P.T. ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, contemplative, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chase, driving, automobile racing, driver, cartoon dog, racecar driver, race, competition, dog, car, cheating, racing ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.5
 393
M (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden…
Style: serious, touching, romantic, captivating
Plot: speech impediment, opposites attract, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, love, car racing, automobile racing, fall in love, romance, chance meeting, female director, street racing ...
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The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Enzo, a family dog with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind, evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, the race-car driver Denny Swift.
Style: touching, captivating, tense, sentimental, exciting
Plot: dog, golden retriever, car race, friend, cars, reincarnation, race, racing, sport, husband wife relationship, car racing, automobile racing ...
Place: mongolia, washington d.c., seattle, washington state, seattle washington
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 6.5
 51K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, yakuza, chase, taxi, taxi driver, hostage, rescue, gang, police investigation, goofy hero, partners, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: marseille provence, france, paris france, europe, marseille ...
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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, car race, chase, chases and races, street racing, gang, tough guy, theft, law enforcement, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: car chase, adventure, family, heist, buddies, contests and competitions, escapades, undercover, secret agents, frame up, partners, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: monte carlo, europe, france, paris france, riviera ...
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New Initial D the Movie Legend 1 - Awakening (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The first movie in a trilogy, focusing on the battle against the Takahashi brothers. High school student Takumi Fujiwara works as a gas station attendant during the day and a delivery boy for his father's tofu shop during late nights. Little ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: street racing, car race, car, contest, race, rivalry, automobile racing, car chase, friendship, contests and competitions, master, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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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, crimes, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, los angeles
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 6.0
 893
Lady Driver (2020)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a rebellious teen embarks on a solo summer journey to connect with her roots, she finds herself in a new world, geared up for the ride of her life, and discovers she had the drive in her all along.
Style: serious, suspense, feel good, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: sport, rivalry, competition, contests and competitions, chases and races, car chase, automobile racing, car racing, race car, car race, summer
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 6.6
 264K
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, chases and races, street racing, gang, friends, police officer, rivalry, crimes, loss of loved one, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, dominican republic ...
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Freeway Speedway (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rokuo Kazuki (Gitan Otsuru) is challenging to break the fastest time record to go around 7 tollways around Tokyo and Yokohama that stretches 13.9 km. Setting the record of breaking 5 minutes 13 seconds not only requires skill, but also luck. Failing ...
Plot: automobile racing, street racing, accident, car, police, freeway
Place: japan
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 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, racecar driver, car race, athlete's life, race against time, ambition, contests and competitions, chases and races, lifestyle, rivalry, automobile racing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970
Place: europe, france, maine
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 5.4
 1K
Cruise (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, a young Italian-American from the wrong side of the tracks falls for a Jewish girl from Long Island.
Style: disturbing, touching, sentimental, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, wooing, thief, lust, romance, gain trust, entertainment, young girl, lifestyle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, long island
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More American Graffiti (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, non-linear, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: marijuana, faked death, hippie, drag racing, student protest, police brutality, coming of age, bittersweet, graphic violence, friends, friendship, rock ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, california, usa, san francisco, hawaii
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Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gambling, rivalry, gang, heroes, buddies, partners, partners against crime, cons and scams, working undercover, disorder, step siblings, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, ambition, life is a bitch, romance, couples, love affair, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
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 7.7
 24K
Nashville (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal ...
Style: talky, biting, suspense, clever, serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, multiple storylines, rally, candidate, country music, music, profanity, sexual content, americana, social decay, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee, usa, california
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Joachim, Put It in the Machine (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sincere provincial young man, Frantisek Koudelka leaves to work in Prague. For the trip he buys a computer made horoscope with biorhythms charts, marked according to his date of birth, there are trappy, precarious, unsuccessful and even critical ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: colleague colleague relationship, secret admirer, cowboy, romantic rivalry, competition, magnifying glass, car race, psychiatrist, manipulative behavior, shooting, coincidence, machine ...
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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White Lightning (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, moonshine, car chase, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, vengeance, siblings relations, working undercover, graphic violence, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Pilotos de la muerte (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple of provincial gas station employees travel to the capital seeking fortune of vehicle mechanics accidental career passing drivers.
Plot: gas station, mechanic, pilot, driver, car race, couples, kidnapping, car racing, automobile racing
Time: 60s, 1960s
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National Class Category Up to 785 Ccm (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One week in the life of Branimir Mitrovic "Floyd", a young rally driver from the National Class (up to 785 ccm), dreaming of promotion to the higher category. He lives a carefree life of a Belgrade dandy boy, neglecting his girlfriend, ...
Plot: drag racing, driver, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run, rain, automobile racing, mud, con artists, male female relationship
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