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, entertaining, humorous, realistic, suspense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with race, car race, car, chases and races, chase, catastrophe, storytelling, sport, dialogue and rivalry plots mostly in Action, Sport and Drama genres shot in USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.
race movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as race: Ford v Ferrari (2019), Rush (2013), Speed Racer (2008), Cars 3 (2017), Days of Thunder (1990), Death Race (2008), Furious 7 (2015), 1 Mile To You (2017), Trading Paint (2019), Fast & Furious (2009).

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, realistic, exciting, captivating, motivational ...
Plot: racecar driver, car race, car, race, talented, ambition, rise to the top, race car, desire for fame, friendship, auto mechanic, driver ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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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, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sport, rivalry, racecar driver, rise to the top, race, race car, world champion, formula 1, motor sport, success, car ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, year 1975, year 1970, year 1986 ...
Place: europe, monte carlo, usa, vienna, australia ...
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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, exciting, entertaining, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: race, car, chase, car chase, family, family relations, obstacle, contests and competitions, ambition, conspiracy, driver, 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: scenic, intense, touching, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, race, accident, race car, desert, old friend, mentor, rivalry, talking car, car, hi-tech, sport ...
Time: year 2016, year 2017, year 2015
Place: california
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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, intense, inspirational, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, race, car race, car, rivalry, car chase, hotshot hero, motor sport, friends, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rising to stardom ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, texas, alabama, florida ...
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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, serious, visually appealing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, car, car race, tough heroes, tough guy, race, prison life, survival, death, revenge, fight ...
Time: future, year 2012, 2010s, 2020s
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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, entertaining, absurd, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car, car chase, car race, race, revenge, chase, street racing, amnesia, vengeance, heist, hospital, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, rio de janeiro, tokyo, california, los angeles ...
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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, sad
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: runner, student athlete, race, sport team, training, competition, coach, running, athlete's life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, mourning ...
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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: epic, humorous, funny, road movie, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, on the road, race, desert, adventure, chase, car chase, greed, money, road trip, twists and turns ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: california, usa
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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: intense, exciting, emotional, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: race, rise to the top, rivalry, sport, conflict, family, winner, machine, car, nemesis, father son conflict, car race
Time: 21st century
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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, entertaining, suspense, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car, street racing, car race, gang, friendship, race, undercover cop, vengeance, friends, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, mexico, usa, dominican republic ...
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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: entertaining, exciting, serious, humorous, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car chase, car race, chase, race, twists and turns, heroes, sports car, unlikely partners, undercover agent, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, los angeles, miami
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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: inspirational, realistic, feel good, touching, factual ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle, adventure, against the odds, follow your dream, motorcycle race, car race, race, auto mechanic, goodhearted, ambition, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1914
Place: new zealand, california, los angeles, usa, nevada ...
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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, light, sentimental, inspirational
Plot: horse race, racehorse, jockey, race, horse, hopes, love and romance, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: turkey
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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, murder, female assassin, gunfight, abrupt ending, gambling, gangsters, cocaine
Place: mexico
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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: humorous, sweet, not serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: obsessive quest, lifestyle change, adventure, escapades, disorder, hacker, heroes, betrayal, villain, disney, bullying, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, 90s, year 2012, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa
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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, road movie, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car, street racing, car race, race against time, car chase, betrayal, frame up, rivalry, justice, race car, police chase, driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, manhattan new york city, usa, new york, detroit ...
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Death Race 2000 (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. ...
Style: psychotronic, road movie, suspenseful, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: car, distopia, cult, post apocalypse, race, rivalry, dark hero, visceral, reckless driving, contests and competitions, game of death, highway ...
Time: future, 70s, 21st century, year 2000, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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Le Mans (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve McQueen is ideally cast as a champion race car driver, participating in the famed 24-hour race headquartered in Le Mans, France. Though dedicated to Going for the Gold, McQueen finds time to romance widowed Elga Andersen. The dramatic angle to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, racecar driver, sport, race, car chase, speed, motor sport, accident, race car, driver, endurance, car accident ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, 20th century
Place: france, maine, 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, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, contests and competitions, family, friends, snail, follow your dream, animal life, race, ambition, escapades, supportive friend, ambitious ...
Place: indiana, usa, midwest
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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, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: car, disney, friendship, adventure, car race, small town, social relations, mentor, happy ending, road trip, desert, family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 2000s
Place: california, arizona, los angeles, 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, race against time, race, against the odds, save the day, escapades, rescue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manhunt, murder, party, running for your life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: car race, spy, car, family, friendship, adventure, conspiracy, fantasy world, car chase, best friend, race, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, tokyo, arizona, buckingham palace, asia ...
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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: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: street racing, race, race against time, terminal illness, heart transplant, race car, speed, money problems, criminal, car race, woman in danger, needing money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
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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, entertaining, romantic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, race, greed, cons and scams, ambition, friends, couple relations, unfulfillment, gangsters, bus driver, scheme, money problems ...
Time: 50s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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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
Audience: kids
Plot: race, car, car race, adventure, sport, fast car, motor sport, mechanic, escapades, rivalry, master villain, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: norway, europe
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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, ridiculous, humorous, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, road trip, casino, chase, bet, on the road, mother daughter reunion, adventure, partners, escapades, rivalry, race ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new mexico, nevada, mexico
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Lay It Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The two Destin brothers are about to collide with eternity. When older Ben chooses the narrow road, he forces his younger brother Pete, and the people around him, into a head-on encounter with life and death.
Style: christian film, suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: christianity, street racing, race, christian, brother brother relationship, family problems, racecar driver, life & death, car race, family relations, brothers, faith ...
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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, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car, car race, street racing, heist, chase, speed, crimes, race, car theft, organized crime, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, rio de janeiro, tokyo, england, spain ...
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IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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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: race, contests and competitions, rivalry, androids and robots, battles, ambition, teamwork, adventure, escapades, friendship, hi-tech, tough heroes ...
Time: future
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