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, realistic, humorous, entertaining, captivating and inspirational films and TV shows about / with race, racing, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, chases and races, friendship, car race, car and chase plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
racing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as racing: Ford v Ferrari (2019), Days of Thunder (1990), Trading Paint (2019), Cars 3 (2017), Rush (2013), The Fate of the Furious (2017), Death Race (2008), Speed Racer (1967), Initial D: Fourth Stage (2004), Stroker Ace (1983).

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, captivating, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, race, racing, rise to the top, automobile racing, car, talented, car race, driver, friendship, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, 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, 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 ...
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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: realistic, exciting, intense, captivating, emotional
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: racing, race, father son conflict, rise to the top, rivalry, conflict, sport, family, winner, machine, nemesis, automobile racing ...
Time: 21st century
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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, whimsical, intense, touching, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, talking car, race, accident, racing, anthropomorphism, hi-tech, old friend, desert, race car, mentor, rivalry ...
Time: year 2015, year 2016, year 2017
Place: california
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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, realistic, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, racecar driver, rise to the top, fame, race car, world champion, automobile racing, rivalry, human spirit, race, racing, success ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1976, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, london, monaco, vienna ...
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The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, 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, captivating, tense, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: street racing, computer cracker, car chase, chase, car race, car, betrayal, racing, master criminal, mysterious woman, bodyguard, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, russia ...
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, tough guy, car race, tough heroes, contests and competitions, ex convict, street racing, chases and races, prison life, heroes, police brutality ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
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Speed Racer (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Speed Racer aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: race, racing, rivalry, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, espionage, save the day, mechanic ...
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Initial D: Fourth Stage (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Takumi Fujiwara continues his undefeated racing streak, touring the mountain passes of Japan with rival driver Keisuke Takahashi as a part of ex-racer Ryosuke Takahashi's racing team: "Project D".
Plot: race, racing, sport, motor, cars, car
Place: japan
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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: nascar, racing, rivalry, race, athlete's life, chases and races, rise to the top, workplace, friends, screwball, silly humor, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s
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Fast Company (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An early departure from director David Cronenberg's canon of visceral horror, 1979's Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack footage. Veteran toughguy ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: drag racing, racing, revenge, race, womanizer, chase, contests and competitions, rivalry, chases and races, misfit, fugitives, car chase ...
Time: 70s
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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, tense, captivating, exciting, sentimental
Plot: dog, golden retriever, car race, racecar driver, car racing, sport, race, friend, automobile racing, ferrari, cars, reincarnation ...
Place: mongolia, seattle washington, washington state, seattle, washington d.c.
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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, suspense, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: gang, teenage love, dangerous attraction, contests and competitions, crimes, rivalry, race, racing, coming of age, car race, lifestyle, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, follow your dream, cars, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, dream come true, animal life, chases and races, ambitious, supportive friend ...
Place: usa, indiana, midwest
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Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, social worker, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, estrangement, family problems, family relations, youth, custody, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, follow your dream, underdog, against the odds, horse ranch, businessman, animal training, divorce, marriage, cowboy ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: baltimore, san francisco, new york, chicago illinois, california ...
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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: controversial, inspirational, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: cyclist, doping, investigation, journalist, suspicion, disease, sport, professional athlete, swindle, doctor, press conference, competitiveness ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, year 1999, 90s, 80s ...
Place: new jersey, france
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Italian Race (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Giulia De Martino is a pilot. At seventeen she partecipates in the GT Championship, under the guidance of her father Mario. But one day everything changes and Giulia has to face alone both the track and her own life.
Style: suspense, cynical, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: strong sexual content, sexualized violence, sport, vengeance, crime and punishment, racing, race, murder, fight scenes, chases and races, female nudity, motor sport ...
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Go Karts (2020)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jack is a charismatic larrikin who has just discovered the one thing he's really good at — go-kart racing. With the support of his mentor, Patrick, an old race car driver with a secret past, and his best mates Colin and Mandy, Jack must learn ...
Style: entertaining, inspirational, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: championship, race, teenage boy, mother son relationship, teenager, police officer, small town, teenage life, racing, friendship, contests and competitions, single mother ...
Place: australia
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Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After being evicted from their old house by Tom's owner for causing major damage, cat and mouse Tom and Jerry enter a race entitled the "Fabulous Super Race" to win a mansion.
Style: parody, feel good, not serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: partners, car race, anthropomorphic mouse, cartoon cat, disorder, contests and competitions, family, unlikely partners, friends, animal life, pets, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: mount everest, big ben london, taj mahal, south pole, borneo ...
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Primo Baby (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tomboyish juvenile delinquent, Paschal Draney, is sent to live in a foster home run by a well-known horse breeder where he befriends a Thoroughbred seemingly crippled by a congenital eye defect.
Plot: underdog, success, responsibility, family relations, race, animals, racehorse, racing, horse, animal, love, friendship ...
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Winners Take All (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy Robinson has become the hottest hot-rodder on the professional motorcycle-racing circuit. But when he returns in triumph to his hometown to bask in all the adulation, he also skids into some pretty rank jealousy from envious motorcycling ...
Plot: race, biker, old friend, small town, manager, dirt bike, racing, motorcycle, childhood friend, friendship, rivalry, childhood friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: dallas texas
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Champion (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the supercharged world of dirt track racing, a single mistake causes the lives of two men to change forever. One must fight for his family, the other must fight to forgive.
Plot: prayer, faith, grief, racing, forgiveness, gospel, race, parent child relationship, christian, father daughter relationship, sport
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Speedway (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, racing, race, disorder, friends, redemption, down on your luck, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 60s
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The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (1975)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 100 miles north, a bit east and up, is Flåklypa... home of bicycle repairman Reodor Felgen and his two assistants - Solan Gundersen, morning bird and natural born optimist, and Ludvig who is a true pessimist. Sponsored by oil sheik Ben Redic Fy ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: chases and races, car race, mechanic, race, racing, adventure, escapades, rivalry, master villain, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: europe, norway
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Taxi 5 (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: taxi, taxi driver, driver, police, car chase, chases and races, cars, mentor, racing, unlikely partners, chase, police officer ...
Place: marseille, france
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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: realistic, inspirational, feel good, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle race, follow your dream, adventure, against the odds, motorcycle, ambition, hitchhiker, car race, gas station, optimism, obstacle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1914
Place: new zealand, utah, california, usa, los angeles ...
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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: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: teleportation, alien, adventure, benign alien, ufo, supernatural ability, children, aliens, young heroes, evil alien, spacecraft, taxi driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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One Love (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The mid 90’s. Turkey’s political instability, inflation and hopelesness on people were increased. In those years when all hope was lost, people deeply bond with Bold Pilot and Halis Karataş who win every race coming from the last place. People ...
Style: exciting, touching, inspirational, sentimental, light
Plot: horse race, racehorse, race, hopes, horse, sport, love and romance, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, racing, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: turkey
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Speed Kills (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire Ben Aronoff leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.
Style: based on true events, captivating, tense, cynical, suspense
Plot: drug smuggling, drugs, crime, lovers, bandit, crimes, mafia, showdown, criminal gang, danger, mafioso, gang ...
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