10 best movies like Fight Club (1999)

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Movies similar to Fight Club (1999): Children of Men, Adrift, The Machinist, Shutter Island, Trainspotting, Revolver, American Psycho, Requiem for a Dream, Identity, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

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Children of Men (2006)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersPregnant
PlotApocalypse
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

Adrift (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryHong Kong, Iceland, USA
Duration02:28
PlotTornadoes, Survival
PlaceSea, Yachts
StyleAtmospheric

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

The Machinist (2004)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:37
PlotMental disorders, Loneliness, Obsession
StyleFancy

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

Shutter Island (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDoctors
PlotSplit personality, Investigation, Chase, The escape
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Sea, Islands, Hospitals, USA, Laboratory
StyleWorth watching, Noir

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Trainspotting (1996)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlaceHotels

Mark Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Revolver (2005)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:51
PlotChess
PlaceCasino
StyleFor men

Hotshot gambler Jake Green (Jason Statham) is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole client of his accountant elder brother, Billy. Invited to a private game, Jake is in fear of losing his life.

American Psycho (2000)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersKillers, Serial killers
PlotMental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceUSA

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.3)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
StyleDepressive, Atmospheric

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

Identity (2003)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Friends, Serial killers
PlotDeath, Investigation
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleDisturbing

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Smugglers, Friends
PlotGambling, Weapon, Fight, Abduction, Chase
PlaceEngland, London
StyleWorth watching, Popular, For a group of friends, Exciting

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

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Filth (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration01:33
PlaceScotland

A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

The Game (1997)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersScammers, Brothers
PlotSurvival, Love, Investigation
PlaceMexico, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Disturbing

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

Secret Window (2004)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersWriters
PlotSplit personality, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Divorce
StyleUnexpected ending

Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.

Limitless (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters
PlotMoney
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleSmart

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Mr. Nobody (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:18
CharactersOld man
PlotTime travel, Meaning of life, Consciousness, Growing up, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Fancy

Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

Mr. Robot (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersHackers
PlotSplit personality
StyleDisturbing

A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America.

Inception (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersScammers, Spy
PlotDreams, Lucid dreaming, Adventure, Fight, Chase, Skirmishes
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleWorth watching, Interesting, Exciting, Smart, Disturbing

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Black Swan (2010)
Mark8 (imdb: 8)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersParents
PlotSplit personality, Fear, Obsession, Dreams
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleAtmospheric

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Flipped (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, First love
PlaceSchool
StyleBright, Vivid, Kind, Cute, Deep Meaning, Worth watching, Touching

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

Enemy (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryCanada, Spain
Duration01:28
CharactersDoubles, Actors
PlotSplit personality, Obsession
StyleDepressive

A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.

The Zero Theorem (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, France
Duration01:46
CharactersProgrammers
PlotVirtual Reality, Technology, Computers
TimeFuture
StyleFancy, Not for everyone, Philosophical, Deep Meaning

A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

Cloud Atlas (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration02:52
PlotLife after death, Uprising, Freedom, Meaning of life, Death, Fate
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Philosophical, Worth watching, Long, Interesting, Deep Meaning, Atmospheric

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

Django Unchained (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersLifeguards, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Slavery, Love, Fight, The escape, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA, Mansions, Wild West
StyleWorth watching

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Wanted (2008)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins
PlotWeapon, Death, Superpowers, Skirmishes, Supernatural
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleExciting

Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

Reality (2012)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:56
PlotObsession
PlaceItaly
StyleMakes me think, Smart, Depressive

A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if he were on it.

99 francs (2007)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:39
PlaceOffice
StyleSmart

Octave is the master of the universe. Octave exercises the profession of copywriter. Today he decides what you will want tomorrow. For him, “man is a product like everything else.” Octave works for the world’s largest advertising agency, Ross & Witchcraft, nicknamed “The Ross.”

Split (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersPsychologists, Captives, Serial killers
PlotSplit personality, Abduction, Superpowers
PlaceUSA

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

The Truman Show (1998)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotMeaning of life, Love, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceSea, Forest, Islands
StyleWorth watching, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Expanding consciousness, Mind-altering, Smart, Makes me think, Touching

Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

American History X (1998)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Brothers, Pupils
PlotFight
PlacePrison, School, USA

Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader of a violent white supremacist gang that committed acts of racial crime throughout L.A. and his actions greatly influenced Danny. Reformed and fresh out of prison, Derek severs contact with the gang and becomes determined to keep Danny from going down the same violent path as he did.

Tully (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:11
CharactersBabies, Large families, Babysitting, Family, Autistic
PlotDepression

Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.

The Matrix (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Multi-part, Technology, Consciousness
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Cyberpunk, Expanding consciousness, Mind-altering, Deep Meaning

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

American Beauty (1999)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
PlotLove

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Snatch (2000)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersThieves, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotGems, Adventure, Revenge, Chase, Intrigue
PlaceEngland, New York, London, USA
StyleFor a group of friends, For men

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the search for a stolen diamond, and the other about a boxing promoter who’s having trouble with a psychotic gangster.

I Am Mother (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
Duration02:14
CharactersRobots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Artificial Intelligence, Mystery, End of the world, Apocalypse, Technology
TimePost apocalypse
StylePhilosophical, For personal development, Makes me think, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Interesting, For a group of friends, Netflix, Womens in main roles, Unexpected ending

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:40
PlotVirtual Reality, Consciousness
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleCyberpunk, Expanding consciousness, Mind-altering, Deep Meaning

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersFriends, Warriors
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.

I Can Only Imagine (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersMusicians, Singers, Parents, Family
PlotDreams
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Touching, Makes me think

Growing up in Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father. His childhood and relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song "I Can Only Imagine" as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.

Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, biography
Duration01:55
CharactersArtists, Witch
PlotOn real events, Lost memory, Dancing
PlaceAircraft, Village
StyleInspirational, Kind, Soulful, Interesting, Deep Meaning, To cry, Worth watching

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersScientists, Spy
PlotMental disorders, Love
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Smart

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he turns to teaching, becoming romantically involved with his student Alicia. Meanwhile the government asks his help with breaking Soviet codes, which soon gets him involved in a terrifying conspiracy plot. Nash grows more and more paranoid until a discovery that turns his entire world upside down. Now it is only with Alicia's help that he will be able to recover his mental strength and regain his status as the great mathematician we know him as today..

Trance (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Abduction, Mystery, Dreams, Relationship

A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.

Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersHired assassins, Gangsters, Mafia, Scammers
PlotFight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceNew York, Hotels, USA

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

Brawler (2011)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
PlotFights without rules, Fight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans to get back in the ring and take on his brother in a fight to the death.

Memento (2000)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersKillers
PlotLost memory, Investigation, Revenge
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Unexpected ending

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty, however, of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

The Sixth Sense (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersDoctors, Psychologists
PlotGhosts, Death, Love, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleNumbers in the title, Depressive, Unexpected ending

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

28 Days Later (2002)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Military
PlotApocalypse, End of the world
PlaceEngland, London
TimeFuture

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:18
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix and a certain degree of pre-cognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has fixed Neo as his next target.

John Wick (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersKillers, Criminals, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Family, Friends
PlotSects, Fight, Weapon, Fidelity, Revenge
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor men, Best soundtracks, Worth watching

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

The Collector (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers

Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.

Death Race (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersTough guys
PlotRacing, Survival
PlaceUSA, Prison

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.

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