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1. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 50,071 | Gross: $1.61M
2. Love the Beast (2009)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Sport
What if you were a Hollywood movie star with an obsession for cars and racing? You would probably read every script with even the tiniest link to the subject matter, in the hope that you ... See full summary »
4. Racing Dreams (2009)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Sport
A feature documentary following three young racers as they compete in the World Karting Association's National Pavement Series. Clocking speeds up to 70 mph, these kids chase the National ... See full summary »
Votes: 378 | Gross: $0.06M
80 min | Documentary
Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt is about an America that has all but disappeared, when lucrative business deals were cemented by a handshake and state of the art automobiles ... See full summary »
9. The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years rebuilding a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Votes: 46,830 | Gross: $5.13M
Richard Hammond's Crash Course (2012)
Indycar Pit Crew
TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV
Richard trains to be one of the key people tasked with changing the wheel in an actual IndyCar race. Here, he'll also get the opportunity to be driven around the racetrack in an IndyCar by ... See full summary »
11. Driven (2001)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Drama, Sport
A young hot shot driver is in the middle of a championship season and is coming apart at the seams. A former CART champion is called in to give him guidance.
Votes: 35,970 | Gross: $32.62M
12. Drive (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor.
Votes: 479,737 | Gross: $35.06M
13. Le Mans (1971)
G | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Almost in breadth and depth of a documentary, this movie depicts an auto race during the 70s on the world's hardest endurance course: Le Mans in France. The race goes over 24 hours on 14.5 ... See full summary »
14. Winning (1969)
M | 123 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Frank Capua is a rising star on the race circuit who dreams of winning the big one--the Indianapolis 500. But to get there he runs the risk of losing his wife Elora to his rival, Luther ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,460 | Gross: $14.64M
15. Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Big and Little Enos are opening a sea food restaurant. They bet Sheriff Buford T. Justice that he cannot drive from Miami to the Enos ranch in Texas in a given amount of time. If Buford loses he has to give up his badge.
Votes: 6,856 | Gross: $5.68M
17. Safari 3000 (1982)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Reporter J.J. Dalton wants to write a story about a grueling 3000 km auto rally through Africa. When her deal to ride with a driver falls through, she hires ex-stuntman Eddie Miles, who is ... See full summary »
18. Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
G | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Herbie, 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.
Votes: 39,432 | Gross: $66.02M
19. Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy
The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Votes: 12,214 | Gross: $66.13M
20. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.
Votes: 69,400 | Gross: $80.27M
23. The Fast and the Furious (1955)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A trucker framed for murder breaks out of jail, takes a young woman hostage, and enters her sports car in cross-border road race hoping to get to Mexico before the police catch him.
Votes: 977 | Gross: $0.25M
24. Eat My Dust (1976)
PG | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Darlene's into going fast, Hoover's into Darlene, but when they both get into a red-hot race car, the reckless fun accelerates into a trunk-full of hot pursuits.
26. Speedway (1968)
G | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
Poor bookkeeping saddles stock car driver Steve Grayson with a huge bill for back taxes which hampers his ability to continue racing competitively.
Votes: 1,620 | Gross: $3.00M
27. Grand Theft Auto (1977)
PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
28. The Fast Lady (1962)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy
A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive in order to impress the daughter of an arrogant aristocrat who despises him.
29. Speed Racer (2008)
PG | 135 min | Action, Family, Sci-Fi
A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile.
Votes: 61,489 | Gross: $43.95M
30. The Cannonball Run (1981)
PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country road race. However, the eccentric entrants will do anything to win the road race, including low-down, dirty tricks.
Votes: 27,978 | Gross: $72.18M
34. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.
Votes: 110,324 | Gross: $36.20M
35. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.
Votes: 675,580 | Gross: $153.64M
37. The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.
Votes: 145,041 | Gross: $12.47M
38. Mad Max Renegade (2011)
PG-13 | 9 min | Short, Action
Mad Max Renegade follows the further adventures of Max Rockatansky after his desertion from Main Force Patrol in his famed Pursuit Special, more commonly known as the Interceptor.
40. Transporter 2 (2005)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mercenary Frank Martin, who specializes moving goods of all kinds, surfaces again this time in Miami, Florida when he's implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.
Votes: 169,237 | Gross: $43.10M
41. Deadline Auto Theft (1983)
PG | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After the attempted theft of his daughter's husband's car, LAPD Captain Gibbs declares war on master car thief Maindrian Pace, whose insurance investigation company provides the perfect ... See full summary »
42. Death Race 2000 (1975)
R | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality.
Votes: 21,381 | Gross: $8.00M
43. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal fifty cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.
Votes: 232,596 | Gross: $101.65M
45. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalty really lies when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
Votes: 298,571 | Gross: $144.53M
46. Death Race (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.
Votes: 177,765 | Gross: $36.32M
47. Moonrunners (1975)
PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy
Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters.
49. Hell on Wheels (1967)
TV-PG | 97 min | Action, Sport
Two brothers, one a popular race car driver that all the women love and the other a brilliant mechanic who makes the winning possible, become enemies when one messes with the other's ... See full summary »
50. Ten Laps to Go (1936)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Larry Evans (Rex Lease), champion race car driver, is envied by his chief rival, Eddie DeSylva (Duncan Renaldo), who has more ambitions than merely winning the races; he has designs on the ... See full summary »
51. Spinout (1966)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
52. Six Pack (1982)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,177 | Gross: $20.23M
53. The Big Wheel (1949)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A brash young midget car race driver lives in the shadow of his famous father, a drunken womanizer, who was killed in an accident years earlier.
55. Bobby Deerfield (1977)
PG | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Votes: 3,156 | Gross: $9.30M
57. Ferrari (2003 TV Movie)
114 min | Drama
When he is only ten years old, Enzo Ferrari runs to the next village only to watch a car race. Now the direction for his life is set. He starts immediately working on vehicles and as soon ... See full summary »
Biography (1987– )
60 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche, the father and son who built one of the world's greatest automobile empires. Ferdinand, the uncompromising family patriarch, put cars within reach ... See full summary »
63. Indianapolis Speedway (1939)
Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Joe is the three time Indy champion who still races to put young Eddie through College. Joe wants a better life for Eddie, and he explodes when he finds out that Eddie quit school for a ... See full summary »
64. Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus (1978 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Big Bob Johnson is the leader of a ragtag auto racing team that helps an heir to gain the inheritance his uncle is trying to snatch from him, and finds himself in a race from one end of ... See full summary »
65. Speed (1936)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Drama, Romance
With the help of his mechanic buddy, an engineer, and the company's attractive new publicist, an automotive test driver struggles to develop a new carburetor by entering cars in the Indy 500 and speed trials at California's Muroc Dry Lake.
G | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc.
67. Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical
Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin.
Votes: 5,477 | Gross: $5.13M
68. Heart Like a Wheel (1983)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,069 | Gross: $0.27M
70. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.
Votes: 201,198 | Gross: $62.51M
71. The Hollywood Knights (1980)
R | 91 min | Comedy
Led by their comedic leader, Turk, the Hollywood Knights car club raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from chaotic pranks, drag racing and high school ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,616 | Gross: $10.00M
72. Vanishing Point (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski, a former race-car driver and Army Ranger, attempts to elude police while trying to get ... See full summary »
73. 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Former cop Brian O'Conner is called upon to bust a dangerous criminal and he recruits the help of a former childhood friend and street racer who has a chance to redeem himself.
Votes: 213,517 | Gross: $127.15M
76. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
G | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. Unbeknownst to Herbie's driver, thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.
77. The Junkman (1982)
PG | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Junkman and movie-maker Harlan Hollis struggles to stay alive when a jealous partner in his company hires goons to kill him. Full of amazing car chases, fantastic crashes, and edge-of-your-seat action.
78. Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
PG | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Insurance investigator Maindrian Pace and his team lead double-lives as unstoppable car thieves. When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one, a 1973 Ford... See full summary »
Votes: 7,030 | Gross: $40.00M
79. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.
Votes: 141,745 | Gross: $148.21M
81. Fast & Furious (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Brian O'Conner, back working for the FBI in Los Angeles, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation.
Votes: 225,346 | Gross: $155.06M
82. Joy Ride (2001)
R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller
Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Votes: 56,915 | Gross: $21.97M
83. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best, the only thing that is holding them back is money to build the best vehicle... See full summary »
84. The California Kid (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A deranged desert town sheriff has a murderous habit of forcing speeders to their deaths, until a young man with a souped-up hotrod arrives to possibly end it.
86. The Seven-Ups (1973)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
87. Bad Boys (1995)
R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
Votes: 189,071 | Gross: $65.81M
90. Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Local goon, Gerry, hires a yellow mini in Kaitaia using a stolen license. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. He is devastated and needs to talk to her. He has no ... See full summary »
91. Grand Prix (1966)
Approved | 176 min | Drama, Sport
American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,549 | Gross: $20.85M
92. Taxi (I) (1998)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.
Votes: 66,286 | Gross: $0.27M
93. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Votes: 12,565 | Gross: $19.65M
94. The Italian Job (2003)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.
Votes: 305,060 | Gross: $106.13M
96. The Great Race (1965)
Approved | 160 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A grand adventurous race takes place between the heroic Leslie and the despicable Professor Fate across three continents.
Votes: 13,569 | Gross: $25.33M
97. Death Proof (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Action, Thriller
Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.
100. Vanishing Point (1971)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
During the 1970s, car delivery driver Kowalski delivers hot rods in record time but always runs into trouble with the highway cops.