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1. American Graffiti (1973)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 64,278 | Gross: $115.00M

2. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

7.8
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A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Votes: 63,991

3. The Hollywood Knights (1980)

R | 91 min | Comedy

6.3
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Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam ... See full summary »

Director: Floyd Mutrux | Stars: Tony Danza, Michelle Pfeiffer, Julius Averitt, Steve Ballard

Votes: 3,479

4. Titus (2000–2002)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A mechanic, Christopher Titus, along with his brother and his friends, try to deal with his father, a lewd, crude, drinking multiple divorcee.

Stars: Christopher Titus, Cynthia Watros, Zack Ward, David Shatraw

Votes: 4,869

5. The Forsaken (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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35 Metascore

A young man gets embroiled in a war against vampires.

Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Kerr Smith, Brendan Fehr, Izabella Miko, Johnathon Schaech

Votes: 7,362 | Gross: $6.76M

6. Beach Party (1963)

101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.7
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"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Robert Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello

Votes: 1,381

7. The Giant Gila Monster (1959)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

3.3
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A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community with a heroic teenager attempting to destroy the creature.

Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: Don Sullivan, Fred Graham, Lisa Simone, Shug Fisher

Votes: 2,688

8. Bikini Beach (1964)

99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer, Don Rickles

Votes: 979

9. Pick-up (1975)

R | 80 min | Drama

4.8
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Sexy hippie chicks Carol and Maureen get more than they bargained for when they hitch a ride with groovy hippie dude Chuck in his nifty mobile bus home. The trio get lost in the Florida ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Hirschenson | Stars: Jill Senter, Alan Long, Gini Eastwood, Tom Quinn

Votes: 619

10. Hot Rod (1979 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

7.4
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A drag-racer enters a local championship race. However, he runs up against the town boss, a corrupt sheriff who has already made arrangements to ensure that his own son wins the race.

Director: George Armitage | Stars: Gregg Henry, Pernell Roberts, Robin Mattson, Grant Goodeve

Votes: 161

11. Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)

M | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee

Votes: 1,096

12. Hot Rods to Hell (1967)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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While on a business trip just before Christmas, Tom Phillips gets into a car accident, which was caused by the reckless driving of the other car involved. Although Tom suffered no paralysis... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, Mimsy Farmer, Laurie Mock

Votes: 774

13. The California Kid (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A deranged, desert town sheriff has a murderous habit or forcing speeders to their deaths, until a young man with a souped-up hotrod arrives to possibly end it.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Martin Sheen, Vic Morrow, Michelle Phillips, Stuart Margolin

Votes: 651

14. The Spider (1958)

Approved | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.0
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Teenagers from a rural community and their high school science teacher join forces to battle a giant mutant spider.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Ed Kemmer, June Kenney, Eugene Persson, Gene Roth

Votes: 1,912

15. Return to Macon County (1975)

PG | 90 min | Drama

5.5
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In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Nick Nolte, Don Johnson, Robin Mattson, Robert Viharo

Votes: 492

16. High School Confidential! (1958)

85 min | Drama, Crime

6.4
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A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him,... See full summary »

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore, Mamie Van Doren

Votes: 665

17. Gila! (2012 TV Movie)

91 min | Sci-Fi

5.3
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A giant lizard terrorizes a rural mid west community with a group of heroic young people led by Chase Winstead attempting to destroy the creature.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Bruce Munson, Adrienne Atkins, Bryan Patrick McCulley, Brian Gross

Votes: 100

18. American Girls (2013)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The abduction and murder of numerous school girls in a quaint, all-American town. Inspired by true events.

Director: Eric Pereira | Stars: James Duval, Bai Ling, Kevin Gage, Kira Pozehl

Votes: 26

19. Deuce Coupe (1992)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.7
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Two brothers are seperated by the love for the same woman - but they get united again by their fascination for speed and racing cars.

Director: Mark Deimel | Stars: Kieran Mulroney, Brian Bloom, Danielle von Zerneck, Ashley Laurence

Votes: 63

20. Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Horror

4.8
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A group of drag-racing fanatics, members of a Los Angeles club, move into an old deserted mansion and set up shop, making it their headquarters. They hold a Halloween masked ball for the ... See full summary »

Director: William J. Hole Jr. | Stars: Jody Fair, Russ Bender, Henry McCann, Martin Braddock

Votes: 356

21. Truck Stop Women (1974)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Crime

3.6
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A mother and daughter who run a brothel for truckers fight back when the Mafia tries to take over their operation.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Claudia Jennings, Lieux Dressler, John Martino, Paul Carr

Votes: 238

22. Van Nuys Blvd. (1979)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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A small-town kid hears about the wild nights of cruising the boulevard in Van Nuys, California. He drives out there to check it out, and gets involved with drag racers, topless dancers and bikers.

Director: William Sachs | Stars: Bill Adler, Cynthia Wood, Dennis Bowen, Melissa Prophet

Votes: 316

23. Hot Rod Girl (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.2
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After his kid brother is killed in a street race, a champion drag-racer quits racing. However, a new kid comes to town determined to force him back into racing so he can take his title--and he's already taken his girlfriend.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Lori Nelson, Chuck Connors, John Smith, Mark Andrews

Votes: 207

24. The Wild McCullochs (1975)

PG | 93 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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A Story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.

Director: Max Baer Jr. | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Julie Adams, Max Baer Jr., Janice Heiden

Votes: 72

25. Hot Rod Gang (1958)

72 min | Drama, Music

5.9
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Kid who wants to enter his car in the drag races joins a rock band to make enough money to do it.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: John Ashley, Jody Fair, Steve Drexel, Scott Peters

Votes: 99

26. Choppertown: The Sinners (2005)

93 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.8
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Custom chopper builder and punk rocker Kutty Noteboom builds his working man's chopper from the ground up with the help of good friend Rico and the rest of his biker brothers in this ... See full summary »

Directors: Zack Coffman, Scott Di Lalla | Stars: Rico Fodrey, Rob Fortier, Cole Foster, Gary Frye

Votes: 61

27. Teenage Doll (1957)

71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.5
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A delinquent girls' gang pursues a nice ingenue linked romantically to the male leader of a rival gang, and apparently to the murder of one of their members.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: June Kenney, Fay Spain, John Brinkley, Colette Jackson

Votes: 178

28. The Sinner (2012)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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A man named Fisher Rood helps a lost soul and dispenses Divine justice while out running the law and the agents of an evil, global corporation.

Director: Charles Wiedman | Stars: David Christopher, Savannah Welch, Katherine Willis, Jesse Dayton

Votes: 18

29. Teenage Rebel (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

6.2
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Ginger Rogers get her teenage daughter (Betty Lou Keim) back from her ex-husband when she remarries and must win her love.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Michael Rennie, Mildred Natwick, Rusty Swope

Votes: 235

30. The Choppers (1961)

66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

4.9
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A gang of teenage delinquents terrorize a small community by stealing cars and stripping them for parts, then selling the parts to a crooked junkyard owner. The police and an insurance company investigator set out to break up the gang.

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: Arch Hall Jr., Robert Paget, Burr Middleton, Rex Holman

Votes: 224

31. The Lashman (2014)

Action, Drama, Horror

7.2
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Director: Cameron McCasland | Stars: Stacey Dixon, Shawn C. Phillips, David Vaughn, Jeremy Jones

Votes: 18

32. Dragstrip Girl (1957)

69 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Girl loves hot cars and a rich dragstrip racer. Her parents don't like either one.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Fay Spain, Steven Terrell, John Ashley, Frank Gorshin

Votes: 86

33. Susie the Little Blue Coupe (1952)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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The eventful life of a little blue car.

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Stan Freberg

Votes: 329

34. Tales of the Rat Fink (2006)

78 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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67 Metascore

The life and times of famed hot rod & custom car designer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: John Goodman, Ted Rosnick, Alex Xydias, Paul Le Mat

Votes: 203

35. Asian Action (2014)

4 min | Short, Action

8.2
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The Hung's are just your average upwardly mobile modern Hong Kong family. As far as their eight-year-old daughter Jasmine is concerned, Mom and Dad are just regular old' parents. That is, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Needham | Stars: Jacky Lai, Warren Chow, Michael Chan, Isabelle Yang

Votes: 5

36. Crimson and Clover (2014)

95 min | Romance

4.5
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A coming of age teenage love story set in the early 1960's.

Director: Isaac Medeiros | Stars: Joseph Thomas Bailey, Marshall Baldwin, Jessica Barr, Brett Barron

Votes: 13

37. Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? (1970 TV Short)

G | 22 min | Short, Comedy, Family

7.3
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A live-action short, using many avant-garde film techniques, that looks at American car culture in the late 1960s. The main section deals with the many trials and obstacles a teenager must ... See full summary »

Director: Ward Kimball | Stars: Kurt Russell, Spencer Quinn, Jesse White, Peter Renaday

Votes: 121

38. Kustom Kar Kommandos (1970)

3 min | Short

6.4
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A man in tight jeans buffs his car to the strains of "Dream Lover".

Director: Kenneth Anger

Votes: 1,129

39. Hi-Riders (1978)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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Story of a group of drag races and the young boy and girl who join them.

Director: Greydon Clark | Stars: Mel Ferrer, Stephen McNally, Darby Hinton, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 100

40. Joyride to Nowhere (1977)

PG | 86 min | Action, Crime

4.2
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Teenage friends Cindy and Leah have decided to leave their abusive homelives behind, stealing Cindy's father's car and setting out on the road to freedom. On the way, they meet up with a ... See full summary »

Directors: Mel Welles, Ronald C. Ross | Stars: Leslie Ackerman, Sandy Alan, Len Lesser, Mel Welles

Votes: 20

41. Teenage Thunder (1957)

78 min | Drama

5.7
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Eighteen-year-old Johnnie, chafing under his father's authority, seeks to get a job, buy a hot-rod, woo his girl, and stand up to the local bully.

Director: Paul Helmick | Stars: Chuck Courtney, Melinda Byron, Robert Fuller, Tyler McVey

Votes: 33

42. Midwest Hu$tler (2017)

Drama | Announced

When a seasoned hustler is forced to teach a young racer how to survive Midwestern drag racing, he reignites a dangerous rivalry while trying to redeem himself with the only woman he'll ever love.

Director: Zaine Bray | Stars: Steve Montana, Zaine Bray, Warren G. Frank, Rynell Benckendorf

43. One Cab's Family (1952)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.0
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A happily married pair of taxicabs are delighted when Junior enters their lives, but this delight turns to consternation when he states his ambition to become a hotrodder...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray

Votes: 209

44. Donald and the Wheel (1961)

Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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A father tells his son the invention of the wheel was most important; to prove it, the two hipsters visit the inventor caveman Donald Duck. There follows a survey of the progress of ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton Luske | Stars: Bill Cole, Bill Lee, Thurl Ravenscroft, Max Smith

Votes: 175

45. Three Nights of Halloween

Horror | Announced

Matt with friends is throwing a party when a Witch takes his sister. With the help of his friends, his brother and a stranger. Matt abandons the party to rescue his sister from the Witch. Will his feeble attempt succeed or fail?

Directors: Damian Fisher, Joe Gomez

46. Drag Race (2009)

5 min | Short

6.5
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They both want the same thing. To be #1. Feel the heat as they settle the score the only way they know. A drag race to the finish.

Director: Alf Kollinger | Stars: Shannon Jacques, Alice Dano, Toni Reimer, Dale Hickey

Votes: 6

47. The Ultimate Rally

Adventure | Filming

Racing for the ultimate bet through the most dangerous tarmac roads and off road trails in the Americas, Europe and Scandinavia.

Director: Hotrod Ponce | Stars: Hotrod Ponce, Brigita Ortl, Kristine Bang, May Ingrid Wilk

48. Fit to Rock: Volume One (2010 Video)

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Director: Heidi Van Horne | Stars: Amie Nicole, Kirsty Lingman, Whitney Mixter

49. Hot Rods Across America (2008)

PG | 63 min | Documentary

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Director: Michael Hawkins

50. Flake and Flames (2013)

80 min | Documentary, History

9.0
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Flake & Flames is a fantastic adventure in to the Kustom Kulture movement around the globe. The filmmakers seek out the hottest Kustom Kulture spots in U.S, and Europe. If you are new to ... See full summary »

Directors: Dirk Behlau, Jesper Bram, Daniel Alban Petersen | Stars: Jussi Alasalmi, Blaster, Dan Collins, Coop

Votes: 25