Racing movies

List of movies about the race, selected by visitors to our site: The Fast and the Furious, Speed Racer, Death Race, Death Race 2, Cars, Fast & Furious, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious 6, Senna, Mad Max: Fury Road.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersPolice, Tough guys, Special agents, Heroes, Partners
PlotRacing, Cars, Chase, Undercover
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

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: the gang or the LAPD.

Speed Racer (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, family, sport
CountryUSA, Australia, Germany
PlotRacing, Adventure, Rivalry, Chase
StyleExciting, Light

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. Inspired by the cartoon series.

Death Race (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersTough guys
PlotRacing, Survival, False accusations, Justice
PlaceUSA, Prison
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Smart

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 inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.

Death Race 2 (2010)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountrySouth Africa, Germany

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 survive a twisted race against an army of hardened criminals and tricked-out cars.

Cars (2006)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
PlotCars, Racing, Adventure, Travel, Competitions
PlaceSmall cities, Deserts
StyleExciting, Light, Disney

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 to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.

Fast & Furious (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersHeroes, Friends, FBI
PlotRacing, Cars, Revenge, Rivalry, Skirmishes, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceMexico, Los Angeles, Deserts

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 him. And the two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what's possible behind the wheel.

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersHeroes, Criminals
PlotRacing, Cars, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia

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

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersKillers, Friends, Thieves, FBI
PlotRacing, Cars, Time travel, Robbery, Chase
PlaceEngland, London, Germany
StyleHeavy, Exciting, For men

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.

Senna (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Brazil
PlotRacing, On real events, Cars, Rivalry, Competitions, Success
StyleTouching, Soulful, Fascinating, For men

Senna's remarkable story, charting his physical and spiritual achievments on the track and off, his quest for perfection, and the mythical status he has since attained, is the subject of Senna, a documentary feature that spans the racing legend's years as an F1 driver, from his opening season in 1984 to his untimely death a decade later.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersTough guys, Gangsters, Strong women
PlotAdventure, Cars, Racing, Chase, Survival, Time travel, Disasters, Apocalypse
PlaceUSA, Australia, Deserts
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleFor men, For a group of friends, Popular, Exciting, Heavy, Depressive, Tense, Spectacular

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

Rat Race (2001)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersPartners, Family, Taxi drivers
PlotRacing, Adventure, Rivalry, Money, Travel, Chase
PlaceHelicopters, Casino
StyleExciting, Light, Fancy

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 $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer's every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.

The Great Race (1965)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CharactersHeroes, Partners, Doubles
PlotRacing, Revolution, Adventure, Fate, On real events
PlaceAlaska, New York, France, Wild West

Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.

Driven (2001)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 4.6)
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
PlotRacing, Cars, Rivalry, Love, Love triangle
PlaceAustralia, Mexico, Germany
StyleFor men

Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him by his overly ambitious promoter brother as well as Bly's romance with his arch rival's girlfriend Sophia. With much riding on Bly, car owner Carl Henry brings former racing star Joe Tanto on board to help Bly. To drive Bly back to the top of the rankings, Tanto must first deal with the emotional scars left over from a tragic racing accident which nearly took his life.

Fast Track: No Limits (2008)
Mark7 (imdb: 5)
Genreaction, thriller, sport
PlotRacing, Cars, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Disturbing

An action movie centered around a group of street racers.

Racer and the Jailbird (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, crime
CountryBelgium, France, Netherlands
PlotRacing, Love

When Gino 'Gigi' meets Bénédicte 'Bibi' at the racetrack, it's love at first sight. But can their devotion save a love that may already be lost?

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.2)
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
CharactersTough guys
PlotRacing, Survival, Death, Motorcycles, Competitions
PlacePrison, Islands
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson infiltrates a maximum security prison to take down legendary driver Frankenstein in a violent and brutal car race.

McLaren (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, documentary, biography, sport
CountryNew Zealand
PlotOn real events, Racing

The story of New Zealander, Bruce McLaren, who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team, showing the world that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite of motor racing and win.

Taxi 5 (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
PlotRacing, Cars

A police officer who's transfered in the police of Marseille gets assigned to take down a group of Italian robbers who drive the powerfull Ferrari's with the older niece of Daniel, a terrible driver who gets the legendary white taxi.

Taxi 3 (2003)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersDrivers, Police, Taxi drivers, Friends, Spy
PlotRacing, Cars, Adventure, Chase, Relationship, Pursuit, Bank robbery
StyleExciting, Light, For men

A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a relationship crisis. After a string of mistakes in which the thieves outsmart the police time and time again, Daniel and his super-taxi pitch in.

Ready Player One (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
PlotAdventure, Social Media, Racing, Mystery, Internet, Technology, Virtual Reality, Love, Weapon, Power, Contests, Uprising, Cars
StyleExciting, Spectacular, Fascinating, Cyberpunk, Atmospheric

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.