Race movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant race movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous, entertaining, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with race, racing, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, family, friendship, car race and chase plots mostly in Action, Sport and Comedy genres shot in USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.
race movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as race: Redline (2009), Speed Racer (2008), Cars 3 (2017), Ford v. Ferrari (2019), Life at These Speeds (2017), Speed Racer (1967), Trading Paint (2019), Rat Race (2001), Attack the Block (2011), Furious 7 (2015).

List of race movies

Redline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The most dangerous and exciting car race in the universe is held only once every five years. And that's tonight. The competitors are lined up at the starting block. In his vehicle, JP, the most daredevil driver on the circuit, is ready for the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race, car chase, ambition, mafia, creature, fight, chases and races, contests and competitions, rivalry, danger, uninhibited rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future
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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: car race, car chase, race, hotshot hero, family, family relations, ambition, obstacle, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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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: suspense, entertaining, stylized, funny, intense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racing, race, mentor, disney, technology, show, accident, bus, beach, rivalry, red car, race car ...
Time: year 2017, year 2015, year 2016
Place: california
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, road movie, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, money, car chase, desert, farce, adventure, group of strangers, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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Ford v. Ferrari (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
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: captivating, exciting, inspirational, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, racing, rise to the top, car, talented, automobile racing, race, cars, male bonding, male friendship, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: france, italy
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Life at These Speeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a teenager's friends die in an accident, he finds running allows him to remember them perfectly. Running, however, also brings him notoriety. He is caught between keeping the past alive and making new memories in the present.
Style: romantic, captivating, uplifting, exciting
Plot: runner, race, student athlete, competition, coach, athlete's life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sport team, bridge, high school, picnic, flashback ...
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Speed Racer (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, stylized, humorous, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: race, racing, gadget car, car chase, rivalry, hotshot hero, adventure, contests and competitions, young heroes, save the day, heroic mission, espionage ...
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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, emotional, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: racing, race, sport, rise to the top, rivalry, father son conflict, conflict, winner, family, machine, nemesis, car racing
Time: 21st century
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Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, humorous, road movie, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, chase, contests and competitions, escapades, partners, bet, race, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, road trip, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, mexico
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien encounter, monster, chase, danger, teenage life, meteorite, meteor, race, evil alien, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, car, danger, chase, crimes, friends, revenge, race, buddies, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tokyo, dominican republic ...
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Initial D: Fourth Stage (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: Japan
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: racing, race, sport, car, motor, cars
Place: japan
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The race (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For all who remember Cannonball Run. Here is a modern twist on the subject. The longest, wildest and funniest car race, ever. From Oslo to the North Cape. The only rule is getting there first!
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: car, car chase, rivalry, father daughter relationship, chases and races, race, contests and competitions, ambition, family relations, family problems, parents and children, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway
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The Flying Scotsman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of amateur cyclist Graeme Obree, who breaks the world one-hour record on a bike he made out of washing machine parts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underdog, scot, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, race, hopes, rivalry, friendship, contests and competitions, sport, cyclist ...
Time: contemporary
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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, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, athlete's life, friends, chases and races, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, california, florida, texas, alabama ...
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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, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, disney, adventure, follow your dream, friends, contests and competitions, dream come true, accident, chases and races, snail, talking animals ...
Place: usa, indiana, midwest
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Nitro (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max leads a good life with Alice and their son Théo; that is until Alice is threatened with death while waiting for a heart transplant. Max promises Théo that he will save Alice, but to keep his word he must find a heart, and fast. Since time is ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: transplant, race, terminal illness, deadly, chases and races, race against time, canadian, street racing, race car, neo noir
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
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Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, cheerleader, drinking, youth, militant, lifestyle, ambition, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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, sentimental, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: dog, car race, sport, friend, cars, reincarnation, car, racing, race, husband wife relationship, dog movie, american abroad ...
Place: mongolia, seattle washington, seattle, washington state
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Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: dance, racism, racial segregation, dream, race, live performance, equality, dancing, live broadcast, society, rivalry, television ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: baltimore
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Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, friendship, against the odds, fish out of water, small town, adoption, talking animals, dentist, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
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Rush (2013)
Genre: 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, sport, race car, rivalry, human spirit, world champion, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1986, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, london, mount fuji, england ...
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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, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: gang, teenage love, dangerous attraction, contests and competitions, crimes, rivalry, racing, race, coming of age, car race, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Champion (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, couple relations, contests and competitions, follow your dream, racing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's pedal to the metal as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the gang team up with the superstars of WWE in this hi-octane, all-new original movie! When Scooby and Mystery Inc. visit an off-road racing competition, it's not long before strange events ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: scooby doo, race, cartoon dog, dog, world wrestling entertainment, adventure, danger, friends, buddies, investigation, escapades, mystery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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Freerunner (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With a ticking bomb locked to his neck, a young freerunner races against the clock and all types of baddies to get from one end of the city to the other to save himself and his girlfriend.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parkour, chases and races, race against time, danger, deadly, escapades, save the day, against the odds, rescue, manhunt, running for your life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Honeymooners (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with get-rich-quick schemes for him and his best friend, Ed Norton, who's always around to help him get in (and out of) trouble.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cons and scams, ambition, friends, couple relations, unfulfillment, bus driver, money problems, scheme, dog, race, gambling, money ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Fast 8 (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, surprise ending, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: car chase, betrayal, technology, car, chase, racing, mysterious woman, cars, rescue mission, race, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, new york, manhattan new york city, berlin germany, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, tough guy, prison, ex convict, contests and competitions, violence, prison life, police brutality, chases and races, corruption, survival, criminal heroes ...
Time: future, year 2012, 2020s, 2010s
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Hellion (2014)
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, teenage life, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, custody, parents and children, estrangement, youth, family relations, family problems, juvenile delinquent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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