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, serious, realistic and sexy films and TV shows about / with car race, car, racing, race, chases and races, rivalry, chase, cars, car accident and mentor plots mostly in Action, Sport and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as car race: Rush (2013), The Fast and the Furious (2001), Fast & Furious (2009), Cars 2 (2011), Cars (2006), Need for Speed (2014), Turbo (2013), Born to Race (2011), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013).

List of car race movies

 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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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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 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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 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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 7.1
 371K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, 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, humorous, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car race, car, disney, small town, desert, small town life, social relations, desire for fame, happy ending, adventure, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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 6.4
 163K
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car race, car chase, street racing, car, betrayal, chases and races, frame up, rivalry, race against time, ex convict, justice, bet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, new york, detroit ...
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 6.4
 85K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, 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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, follow your dream, cars, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, dream come true, chases and races, snail, talking animals, ambition ...
Place: usa, indiana, midwest
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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, chases and races, car chase, rivalry, car, street racing, parents and children, family relations, youth, mechanic, drag racing, undisciplined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 354K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Japan
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, car race, chase, street racing, on the run, car, tough heroes, fbi, favela, freedom, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, monte carlo ...
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, realistic, serious, biting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, street racing, chases and races, fbi, presumed dead, car theft, heist, teamwork, group of criminals, tough heroes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, spain, europe, germany, england ...
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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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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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 7.1
 360K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, car, race, danger, chase, crimes, street racing, vengeance, friends, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tokyo, dominican republic ...
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 5.6
 31K
Death Race II (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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car race, car chase, contests and competitions, prison, warden, tough heroes, rivalry, heroes, confined, danger, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: future
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 6.0
 69K
Speed Racer (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Australia, Germany
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, car race, car chase, hotshot hero, family, family relations, obstacle, ambition, contests and competitions, family problems, supportive parent, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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 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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 8.4
 2K
Initial D (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, chases and races, delivery, car, street racing, sport, hotshot hero, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, gas station ...
Place: japan
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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, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, divorce, farce, sport competition, french, stupidity, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, comeback, championship, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
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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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 4.0
 9K
Redline (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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: suspenseful, exciting, feel good, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, gambling, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, crimes, contests and competitions, fight, sports car, car chase, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson infiltrates a maximum security prison to take down legendary driver Frankenstein in a violent and brutal car race.
Style: rough, brutal, bloody, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, mask, criminal heroes, prison violence, prison, undercover cop, death, blood, fictional reality show, sex scene, guilty pleasure, championship ...
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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, hotshot hero, sport, race, athlete's life, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, friends, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, texas, phoenix arizona, alabama ...
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 6.4
 198K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, car chase, tough heroes, car race, ex convict, prison, contests and competitions, violence, prison life, police brutality, heroes, racing ...
Time: future, year 2012, 2010s, 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, 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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 7.7
 382K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, exciting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, heroes, imaginary, villain, car race, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
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The Final Destination (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a young man's premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: a vision, premonition, death, car race, supernatural, survival, car accident, danger, stadium, foreknowledge, coincidence, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
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 7.7
 5K
Drive (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drive is an American action drama television series set against the backdrop of an illegal cross-country automobile road race, focusing on the willing and unwilling competitors and, as the plot develops, the unseen puppet masters who sponsor the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: car race, ex convict, car chase, blind ambition, mystery, contests and competitions, ambitious, ambition, partners, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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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Death Race 2050 (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a race. The Death Race. Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.
Style: dark humor, suspense, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: political satire, car race, murder, absurdism, overpopulation, corporate world, car chase, brutality, revenge, rivalry, sadism, spy ...
Place: usa, south dakota, new jersey, new mexico, texas ...
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The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, car race, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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