Racing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant racing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, humorous, realistic, intense and sexy films and TV shows about / with race, car race, car, sport, dialogue, mentor, chase, catastrophe, rivalry and car accident plots mostly in Action, Sport and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
racing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as racing: Ford v Ferrari (2019), Days of Thunder (1990), Rush (2013), Death Race (2008), Cars 3 (2017), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), The Fate of the Furious (2017), Trading Paint (2019), Speed Racer (2008), Octane (2007).

List of racing movies

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, realistic, captivating, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, car race, car, race, ambition, talented, rise to the top, race car, desire for fame, friendship, auto mechanic ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1959, 20th century
Place: france, los angeles, italy
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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, inspirational, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, car race, race, car, car chase, rivalry, hotshot hero, motor sport, chase, nascar, auto racing, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, phoenix arizona, alabama, florida ...
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Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, 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, realistic, tense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sport, rivalry, racecar driver, rise to the top, race, formula 1, race car, world champion, motor sport, car racing, success ...
Time: 70s, year 1986, year 1975, year 1970, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, sao paulo brazil, mount fuji, japan, vienna ...
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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: exciting, serious, futuristic, visually appealing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, car, car race, race, tough heroes, tough guy, prison life, survival, death, revenge, fight ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s
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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: scenic, intense, emotional, touching, depressing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, accident, old friend, race car, desert, mentor, rivalry, sport, talking car, race, hi-tech, car ...
Time: year 2016, year 2017, year 2015
Place: california
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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: entertaining, humorous, exciting, serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, manly, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car chase, car race, chase, race, twists and turns, heroes, auto racing, sports car, police, unlikely partners ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, los angeles, miami
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The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China, 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, entertaining, stylized, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: car, chase, car race, betrayal, car chase, fight, fast car, kidnapping, spy, street racing, prison escape, redemption ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, tokyo, manhattan new york city, havana cuba, usa ...
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Trading Paint (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stock car racing legend is drawn back to the dirt track when his son, an aspiring driver, joins a rival racing team.
Style: exciting, intense, captivating, emotional, realistic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: race, rise to the top, rivalry, sport, conflict, winner, machine, car, auto racing, nemesis, father son conflict, car race ...
Time: 21st century
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Speed Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: race, car chase, car, chase, childhood, family relations, obstacle, ambition, contests and competitions, conspiracy, driver, family problems ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Octane (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High-octane romance set in the recognizable - and sometimes gritty - world of Brighton's homegrown youth, as Boy Racer gangs uneasily coexist with the Indie scene.
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: gang, teenage love, dangerous attraction, contests and competitions, rivalry, race, suspense, lifestyle, car race, working class, car, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: exciting, humorous, inspirational, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: contests and competitions, friends, snail, follow your dream, animal life, race, ambitious, ambition, escapades, supportive friend, chase, car race ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, feel good, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, sport, farce, sport competition, stupidity, car, french, betrayal, satire, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, teamwork ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: north carolina, alabama, usa
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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, entertaining, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: manly, girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, undercover cop, chase, gang, street racing, car race, drag racing, undercover, tough guy, robbery, theft ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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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: realistic, exciting, stylized, visually appealing, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, racecar driver, car chase, sport, race, car racing, speed, motor sport, auto racing, car accident, accident, rain ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, 20th century
Place: france, maine, europe
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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, entertaining, serious, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car race, revenge, car chase, chase, race, street racing, amnesia, buddies, vengeance, heist, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, rio de janeiro, tokyo, california ...
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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 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, road movie, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car, car chase, street racing, car race, race against time, race, frame up, rivalry, justice, race car, police chase, driver ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, manhattan new york city, usa, detroit, new york ...
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, tense, humorous, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car, car race, street racing, chase, race, heist, speed, suspense, car theft, organized crime, thief ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, rio de janeiro, tokyo, spain, england ...
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Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, humorous, sexy, tense ...
Audience: teens, manly, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, car race, favela, street racing, gang, organized crime, on the run, freedom, twists and turns ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: brazil, tokyo, latin america, rio de janeiro, monaco ...
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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, entertaining, realistic, sexy, road movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, manly, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car, gang, street racing, car race, race, friendship, undercover cop, vengeance, friends, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, mexico, usa, panama ...
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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: exciting, serious, entertaining, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, manly, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, car race, street racing, high school, race, newcomer, auto racing, car racing, troublemaker, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Driven (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him by his overly ambitious promoter brother as well as Bly's ...
Style: intense, serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, car chase, competition, rivalry, lifestyle, contests and competitions, car race, career, ambition, chase, love triangle, auto racing ...
Place: miami, rio de janeiro, toronto ontario canada, tokyo, detroit ...
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Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: car, disney, friendship, car race, small town, happy ending, social relations, mentor, sport, road trip, desert, auto racing ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 50s
Place: california, arizona, los angeles, usa
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Stroker Ace (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stroker Ace, a champion NASCAR driver, is standing at the top of his career, but is getting fed up with having to do as he's told. In between rebelling against his sponsor (a fried chicken chain)'s promotion gimmicks (like making him dress ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, cult film
Plot: car chase, virgin, blonde, race, auto racing, car, rivalry, driving, hillbilly, stuntman, motor sport, fast car ...
Time: 80s
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The Program (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
Style: inspirational, controversial, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: sport, tour de france, cyclist, journalism, bicycle, race, investigation, doping, police investigation, suspense, mentor, corruption ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1999, 2000s, 90s
Place: ireland, france, new jersey
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: car, sport, car race, father daughter relationship, auto racing, teenager, underdog, disney, college, friendship, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
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Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, inspirational, feel good, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, sport, follow your dream, underdog, against the odds, marriage, self made man, jockey, depression, life philosophy ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, year 1938, 20th century, future ...
Place: california, pasadena california, tijuana mexico, chicago illinois, san francisco ...
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The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: chase, on the road, car race, car, car chase, rivalry, escapades, race against time, partners, road trip, contests and competitions, race ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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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, entertaining, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, car, race against time, car thief, master criminal, suspense, blackmail, betrayal, car theft, caper ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: exciting, entertaining, atmospheric, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, children, ufo, spacecraft, disney, teleportation, desert, supernatural ability, young heroes, fight scenes, redemption ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: New Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Style: inspirational, realistic, feel good, road movie, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: motorcycle, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, motorcycle race, car race, race, auto mechanic, goodhearted, ambition, sport, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1914
Place: new zealand, california, los angeles, usa, nevada ...
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