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, humorous, entertaining, realistic, captivating and feel good films and TV shows about / with race, racing, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, friendship, car, family, car race and ambition plots mostly in Sport, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.
race movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as race: Ford v Ferrari (2019), Speed Racer (2008), Redline (2009), Furious 7 (2015), Fast and Fierce: Death Race (2020), Cars 3 (2017), Days of Thunder (1990), Rush (2013), One Love (2018), 1 Mile To You (2017).

List of race 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, captivating, exciting, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, race, racing, automobile racing, car, rise to the top, talented, car race, friendship, driver, cars ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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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, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: race, car race, car chase, family, hotshot hero, family relations, obstacle, ambition, contests and competitions, family problems, supportive parent, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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Redline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, uninhibited rivalry, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future
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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, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, street racing, car, race, chase, danger, crimes, muscle car, bodyguard, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tokyo, dominican republic ...
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Fast and Fierce: Death Race (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Tyson is a young man partaking in an illegal Mexico to California car race when a desperate woman, fleeing from her abusive gangster boyfriend who is financing the tournament, jumps into his car pleading for his help and who has an ...
Plot: race, chase, female assassin, cocaine, murder, shoot out, gunfight, gangsters, abrupt ending, gangster, gambling
Place: mexico
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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, race car, old friend, desert, mentor, rivalry ...
Time: year 2015, year 2016, year 2017
Place: california
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 210 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: road movie, humorous, captivating, feel good, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, money, desert, adventure, group of strangers, disorder, competition, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1916, 70s
Place: california, usa
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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, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, california, phoenix arizona, texas, florida ...
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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, sport, automobile racing, rivalry, human spirit, race, racing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1976, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, usa, vienna, monaco ...
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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: touching, exciting, sentimental, light, inspirational
Plot: horse race, racehorse, race, hopes, horse, love and romance, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: turkey
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1 Mile To You (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: exciting, uplifting, captivating, romantic
Plot: runner, student athlete, race, sport team, training, competition, running, coach, athlete's life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bridge, picnic ...
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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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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, father son conflict, rise to the top, rivalry, sport, conflict, family, winner, machine, nemesis, automobile racing ...
Time: 21st century
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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, exciting, tense, sentimental
Plot: dog, golden retriever, car race, racecar driver, car racing, sport, race, friend, automobile racing, ferrari, cars, reincarnation ...
Place: mongolia, washington state, seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c.
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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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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, not serious, humorous, touching, heroic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, adventure, heroes, villain, car race, nothing goes right, computer animation, escapades, misfit, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, california
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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: racing, race, sport, car, motor, cars
Place: japan
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Burnout (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, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: car, rivalry, father daughter relationship, chases and races, car chase, race, contests and competitions, family problems, family relations, parents and children, ambition, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, sweden, eastern europe
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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, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyclist, underdog, scot, lifestyle, ambition, human spirit, race, sport, friendship, hopes, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
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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, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
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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, 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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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, feel good, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car race, car, desert, disney, computer animation, small town, small town life, social relations, desire for fame, happy ending, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: transplant, race, street racing, chases and races, terminal illness, deadly, race against time, canadian, race car, heart transplant
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, gag humor, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, boat chase, drinking alcohol, drinking, cheerleader, youth, military school, raft, disorder, militant, campus ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: car race, car chase, friendship, car racing, adventure, friends, undercover, espionage, best friend, family, race car, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, london, tokyo, big ben london, paris france ...
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Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, road movie, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, road trip, contests and competitions, treasure hunt, escapades, partners, adventure, bet, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, new mexico, united states ...
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Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Plot: dance, black man white woman relationship, equality, race, racial segregation, racism, live performance, dream, dancing, live broadcast, society, television ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: baltimore
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IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix refers to two anime series co-produced simultaneously by Cartoon Network and Production I.G. The first is a "microseries" consisting of five 5-minute episodes, and the second is a 26-episode animated series ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: contests and competitions, chases and races, imaginary, androids and robots, rivalry, battles, danger, ambition, race, teamwork, car race, adventure ...
Time: future
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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: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, dog sled, adventure, pets, fish out of water, talking animals, small town, adoption, dog movie, against the odds, friendship, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
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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, danger, chases and races, race against time, deadly, escapades, save the day, against the odds, rescue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manhunt, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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