Race car movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant race car movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous, entertaining, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with race car, rivalry, car race, car accident, chases and races, race, car, automobile racing, car chase and chase plots mostly in Action, Sport and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as race car: Rush (2013), Ford v Ferrari (2019), Cars 3 (2017), Need for Speed (2014), Cars 2 (2011), Cars (2006), Death Race: Inferno (2013), Asphalt Burning (2020), 4L (2019), The Last American Hero (1973).

List of race car movies

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, automobile racing, rivalry, human spirit, race, racing, success ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1976, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, ibiza, london, monaco, vienna ...
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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, rise to the top, automobile racing, car, talented, car race, driver, friendship, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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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, old friend, desert, race car, mentor, rivalry ...
Time: year 2015, year 2016, year 2017
Place: california
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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, suspenseful, serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car race, car chase, car, betrayal, chases and races, frame up, rivalry, race against time, driver, ex convict, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, san francisco, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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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, stylized, semi serious, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: car race, car racing, car chase, friendship, adventure, sport, friends, undercover, espionage, best friend, family, race car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, london, tokyo, big ben london, atlantic ocean ...
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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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car race, car, desert, disney, small town, small town life, computer animation, social relations, desire for fame, happy ending, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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Death Race: Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Lucas / Frankenstein has won four of his races and needs to win one more to win his freedom. Before his final race, Lucas and his team, car and all, are transferred to another prison where they will compete in a Death Race in the desert. Also, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, desert, confined, chases and races, survival, tv show, life sentence, criminal heroes, deadly, street racing, prison ...
Time: future
Place: south africa, africa
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Asphalt Burning (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The third and final instalment in the Burnout trilogy. This time, the road leads trough Norway, to Sweden, Denmark and finally Germany to race on the famous racing track, Nürburgring.
Style: intense, entertaining, buddy movie, suspense
Plot: car race, race car, fiance fiancee relationship, rivalry, friendship, car chase, chase, sports car, encounter, automobile racing, partners, risk
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Hot Wheels Acceleracers: Ignition (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Two rival race teams, the Teku and the Metal Maniacs, are recruited by Dr. Peter Tezla to race in the fantastic Racing Realms and retrieve the all-powerful AcceleChargers before they fall into the hands of the deadly Racing Drones. Our drivers race ...
Plot: alternate dimension, brother brother relationship, car accident, portal, shortcut, rivals, drone, race against time, suspicion, race, race track, race car ...
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4L (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To find Joseba, a dying friend, and see him reunite with his daughter Ely, two old friends, Jean Pierre and Tocho, embark with her on a road trip through the Sahara desert, from Spain to Mali.
Plot: road trip, friendship between men, friendship, desert, memories, water, poverty, customs, drugs, robbery, race car, bribery ...
Place: sahara, sahara desert, france, spain
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The Last American Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A backwoods bootlegger decides to put the driving skills he developed evading the law to good use. He becomes a race car driver, and eventually, one of the fastest drivers in history.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, athlete's life, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, rise to the top, rivalry, sport, parents and children, family relations, auto mechanic, father son relationship, race car ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
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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, chase, street racing, car race, chases and races, police officer, gang, friends, crimes, rivalry, loss of loved one, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
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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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, chases and races, car, street racing, race, chase, danger, rescue mission, crimes, bodyguard, muscle car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tokyo, dominican republic ...
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Initial D: Third Stage (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With high school graduation right around the corner, Takumi Fujiwara has a lot on his mind and a lot to prepare for. Everything becomes even more complicated when Takumi is offered a spot on Ryosuke Takahashi's elite Kengai Racing Team, which ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: car chase, contests and competitions, racecar driver, race, car race, race car, sport, sport team, ambition, extreme sport, professional sports, desire for fame ...
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Born to Race: Fast Track (2014)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny Krueger is a twenty-year old drag racer who plays by his own rules. After winning a scholarship to the prestigious Fast Lane Racing Academy, Danny finds himself competing against some of the fiercest young drivers in the world. Tension soars ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hotshot hero, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, reluctant partners, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, partners, car race, race, automobile racing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Crew (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: When the owner of the fictional NASCAR Bobby Spencer Racing team steps down and passes the team off to his daughter Catherine, the crew chief has to protect himself and his crew from her attempts to modernize.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, funny, humorous ...
Plot: nascar, auto mechanic, team, car, workplace, co worker co worker relationship, workplace situations, coworker, race car, worker, employer employee relationship, teamwork ...
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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, realistic, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Plot: car race, sport, chases and races, car racing, rivalry, competition, contests and competitions, car chase, automobile racing, race car, summer, female protagonist
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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, chase, car race, cia agent, ex special forces, martial arts, car, car chase, cia, on the run, corporation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, london, tower bridge london, ukraine ...
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, tough guy, car race, tough heroes, contests and competitions, ex convict, street racing, chases and races, prison life, heroes, police brutality ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
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Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: beach, beach party, buddies, ambition, music, musician's life, mistaken identity, siblings relations, cons and scams, relationship vs career, rock, college ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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The Fast Lady (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Scottish civil servant (Stanley Baxter) must learn how to drive a Bentley to impress his girlfriend's (Julie Christie) tycoon father (James Robertson Justice).
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, disorder, couples, master and servant, gangsters, legal action, chase, injustice, car chase, farce, wooing, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london
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ReBoot (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: ReBoot is a Canadian CGI-animated action-adventure cartoon series that originally aired from 1994 to 2001. It was produced by Vancouver-based production company Mainframe Entertainment, Alliance Communications, BLT Productions and created by Gavin ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: computer virus, protector, adventure, technology gone awry, cyberspace, chaos, network, good versus evil, danger, young heroes, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
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Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, cult film ...
Plot: prison escape, racecar driver, heist, prison, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, money problems, brother brother relationship, prison warden, prison riot, bag of money, loss of job ...
Time: 2010s
Place: north carolina, west virginia
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Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After being evicted from their old house by Tom's owner for causing major damage, cat and mouse Tom and Jerry enter a race entitled the "Fabulous Super Race" to win a mansion.
Style: parody, feel good, not serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: partners, car race, anthropomorphic mouse, cartoon cat, disorder, contests and competitions, family, unlikely partners, friends, animal life, pets, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: mount everest, big ben london, taj mahal, south pole, borneo ...
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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, rivalry, friendship, underdog, nascar, family relations, partners, chases and races, family, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
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Ferat Vampire (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor is shocked when his beloved colleague Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A scientist convinces him that human blood is being used as fuel for Mima's ever winning car, ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, allegory ...
Plot: vampire, investigation, satire, car chase, race, supernatural, gory, drive away, crimes, chases and races, imaginary, racing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hungary, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia
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Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: slasher, erotic, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, investigation, murder, italian horror, rivalry, clergy, law enforcement, deadly, zombie, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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The Last Chase (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Twenty years after the American people have been told the oil has run out and disease has scared them into complacency, the United States has become a fascist state. One man, former race car driver Franklyn Hart, now a puppet spokesman for public ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, car chase, gas station, on the road, chase, racecar driver, society, politics, escapades, on the run, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: california, usa
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Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: parody, stylized, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: 007, espionage, chase, farce, satire, secret agents, escapades, betrayal, undercover, race against time, kgb, femme fatale ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: scotland, england, germany, east berlin east germany, big ben london ...
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At Any Price (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family’s farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes ...
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, racecar driver, parents and children, family life, car race, family problems, estrangement, car racing, rivalry, friendship, secret, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, iowa
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