Car race movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant car race movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, humorous, realistic, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with car race, car, race, rivalry, chases and races, car accident, chase, mentor, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Action, Sport and Comedy genres shot in USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as car race: Rush (2013), Need for Speed (2014), Cars (2006), Born to Race (2011), The Fast and the Furious (2001), Turbo (2013), Redline (2007), Fast & Furious (2009), Ford v Ferrari (2019), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003).

List of car race movies

 8.1
 468K
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, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, racecar driver, rise to the top, automobile racing, race car, fame, race, world champion, success, rivalry, motor sport, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, mount fuji, japan, france ...
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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: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, french, divorce, farce, sport competition, stupidity, lifestyle, teamwork, championship, comeback, uninhibited rivalry, nascar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
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 6.4
 169K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car race, car, car chase, race against time, betrayal, frame up, rivalry, driver, mechanic, ex convict, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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 7.2
 405K
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car, car race, desert, disney, small town, small town life, mentor, adventure, social relations, happy ending, gas station ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 50s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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 6.0
 6K
Born to Race (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger, a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to live with his estranged father, a washed up NASCAR racer. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, street racing, car, car chase, rivalry, drag racing, youth, parents and children, family relations, mechanic, undisciplined, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car, chase, car race, gang, drag racing, theft, tough guy, undercover cop, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 95K
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, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, follow your dream, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, animal life, dream come true, ambitious, ambition, escapades, supportive friend ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest
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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, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car race, car, troublemaker, high school, newcomer, youth, crimes, friendship, rebel, mechanic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 4.0
 9K
Redline (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gorgeous young automobile fanatic--and front to the hottest unsigned band on the West coast--finds herself caught up in illegal drag-racing competitions organized by exotic car fanatics
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sports car, chase, contests and competitions, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, uninhibited rivalry, fight, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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 6.5
 282K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, street racing, chase, car race, gang, friends, crimes, rivalry, loss of loved one, police officer, gunfight, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
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 8.1
 365K
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, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: racecar driver, race, car, rise to the top, automobile racing, car race, talented, ambition, driver, auto mechanic, friendship, race car ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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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, car race, heroes, sports car, chase, race, unlikely partners, undercover, crimes, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
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 6.2
 181K
Cars 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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, semi serious, stylized, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: car race, car chase, friendship, adventure, sport, friends, undercover, espionage, best friend, family, race car, championship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, london, tokyo, france, japan ...
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, street racing, car race, fbi, chase, master criminal, crimes, presumed dead, thief, car theft, heist, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, spain, europe, germany ...
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 7.3
 375K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, entertaining, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, chase, street racing, car race, car, on the run, freedom, tough heroes, fbi, favela, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, monaco, south america ...
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 7.1
 383K
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, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, car, street racing, race, chase, rescue mission, crimes, vengeance, friends, revenge, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, tokyo, azerbaijan ...
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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: car race, rivalry, race, hotshot hero, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, friends, love affair, love and romance, nascar ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, alabama, texas, phoenix arizona ...
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 8.4
 3K
Initial D (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Takumi Fujiwara is an average 18-year old high school student with an average job as a gas station attendant, and a not-so-average hand in the family business. To help his father's tofu shop, Takumi has been delivering tofu in his father's ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, car, street racing, sport, adventure, contests and competitions, hotshot hero, rivalry, gas station, delivery, ambition ...
Place: japan
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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, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: car, car race, friendship, rivalry, underdog, family relations, partners, family, ambition, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
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 6.0
 73K
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, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: race, family, car race, car chase, hotshot hero, family relations, obstacle, contests and competitions, ambition, family problems, supportive parent, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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 5.6
 33K
Death Race 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the world's most dangerous prison, a new game is born: Death Race. The rules of this adrenaline-fueled blood sport are simple, drive or die. When repentant convict Carl Lucas discovers there's a price on his head, his only hope is to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, contests and competitions, street racing, prison, warden, heroes, rivalry, prison fight, life sentence, criminal heroes, confined ...
Time: future
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 6.4
 207K
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, tough heroes, car race, contests and competitions, ex convict, street racing, prison life, police brutality, heroes, corruption ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2012, 2020s
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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, sentimental, exciting, tense
Plot: dog, racecar driver, car race, golden retriever, automobile racing, sport, race, friend, reincarnation, husband wife relationship, american abroad, father daughter relationship ...
Place: mongolia, washington d.c., seattle, washington state
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 6.3
 9K
Initial D (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After winning his first competition, Takumi focuses his attention on drift racing, a sport he has unknowingly perfected while delivering tofu in his father's Toyota AE86.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, ambition, adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions, leadership, underdog, alcoholic, chinese, heroes, crimes, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: japan, china
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 5.8
 1K
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: exciting, suspense, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: car race, automobile racing, sport, race car, competition, contests and competitions, rivalry, car chase, summer, female protagonist, chases and races
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 7.2
 9K
Grand Prix (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his team after a crash at Monaco that injures his teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive for another team, and starts dating Stoddard's wife.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: car race, sport team, rivalry, race, automobile racing, formula 1, friends, opponent, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, england, london, monaco ...
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The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: street racing, car, computer cracker, chase, car chase, car race, betrayal, fast car, mysterious woman, master criminal, fight, fight scenes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, usa, russia, berlin germany ...
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 7.7
 411K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, humorous, not serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, adventure, villain, escapades, disorder, lifestyle change, misfit, nothing goes right, car race, courage, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, california
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 7.2
 263K
Grease (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, makeover, teenage love, first love, car race, graduation, coming of age, jealousy, dating, gossip, romance, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959, 80s ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
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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: humorous, exciting, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, cross country, underdog, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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