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1. Paris to Monte Carlo (1905)
10 min | Adventure, Short
A man needs to get to Monte Carlo from Paris, but finds out that a train will take 17 hours to get there. He decides to go with a man with a special car, who claims that he can get there in just two hours. Complications ensue.
2. The Speed Kings (1913)
8 min | Short, Action, Comedy
Action scenes of early automobile racing highlight this story of Papa's efforts to thwart Mabel's romantic infatuation with a race car driver.
3. Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life (1913)
13 min | Comedy, Short
Virtuous Mabel rejects the improper advances of a villainous cad. The furious villain and his henchmen then seize Mabel and chain her to a railroad track. Mabel's anxious boyfriend turns ... See full summary »
10. Speedway (1929)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Bill Whipple is a happy-go-lucky mechanic for MacDonald who thinks that he is the worlds greatest driver and lover. Mac has treated Bill like a son since he took him in. One day at the ... See full summary »
12. Red Hot Tires (1935)
Approved | 61 min | Drama, Crime
Red Hot Tires is a 1935 American crime drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros., directed by D. Ross Lederman, and starring Lyle Talbot and Mary Astor.
13. 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.
14. 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 »
15. The Daredevil Drivers (1938)
Approved | 59 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Bill Foster, a suspended auto racer, attempts to get even with Jerry Neeley, the woman who owns a bus line, by going to work for the rival company. But Bill soon learns about his new boss' shady practices and begins to fall for Jerry.
17. 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 »
18. Blonde Comet (1941)
Passed | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the wheel of a race-car, and is soon tearing up the tracks and winning races in Italy, France and ... See full summary »
19. Born to Speed (1947)
Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Johnny Randall, a young race-car driver, falls in love with Tony Bradley, who hates racing because her brother was killed in a midget car-race (the car size, not the driver-size.) To ... See full summary »
20. 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.
21. To Please a Lady (1950)
Passed | 91 min | Action, Romance, Sport
A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match in a feisty reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death.
23. Roar of the Crowd (I) (1953)
Approved | 71 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Johnny Tracy, son of veteran race driver Pop Tracy, is working his way up on the racing circuit, but is urged by his sweetheart, Marcy Parker, to give up the track if he wants to marry her.... See full summary »
24. Jalopy (1953)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy
Those wacky Bowery Boys invent a super fast fuel, which will help them win an auto race (isn't this cheating?). However, the fuel is stolen by the bad guys just before the big race.
25. Drive a Crooked Road (1954)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An upright car mechanic falls in love with the girlfriend of a gangster. This forces him to participate in the criminal underworld.
26. Johnny Dark (1954)
85 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark, designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's ... See full summary »
28. The Devil's Hairpin (1957)
83 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Cocky car racer Nick Jargin has retired since he nearly caused the death of his brother at a hairpin bend on a circuit. He now holds a trendy café who keeps him busy full time until one day... See full summary »
31. Dragstrip Riot (1958)
68 min | Drama
After a run-in with a tough motorcycle gang, where Gary Clarke is blamed when one of the bikers is sent out of control over a cliff, he and his girl are threatened and pursued. On to the ... See full summary »
32. Speed Crazy (1959)
75 min | Crime, Drama
This movie involves a character played by Brett Halsey named Nick Barrow. He introduces himself with "I'm Nick Barrow. You may know my brother Wheel." Nick travels around competing in races... See full summary »
34. The Young Racers (1963)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Drama
A former race-car driver-turned-writer decides to expose a ruthless, womanizing Grand Prix race driver in a book. However, his scheme explodes when his life is saved by this man, who is actually sensitive and misunderstood.
35. 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: 6,010 | Gross: $5.13M
36. The Lively Set (1964)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy ... See full summary »
37. The Great Race (1965)
Passed | 160 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the early 20th century, two rivals, the heroic Leslie and the despicable Professor Fate, engage in an epic automobile race from New York to Paris.
Votes: 14,778 | Gross: $25.33M
38. Red Line 7000 (1965)
Approved | 110 min | Action, Drama, Sport
The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée... See full summary »
39. Fireball 500 (1966)
Unrated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and ... See full summary »
40. A Man and a Woman (1966)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A widow and a widower find their relationship developing into love, but their past tragedies prove hard to overcome, causing them to proceed with utmost delicacy.
41. 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.
42. 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.
Votes: 7,142 | Gross: $20.85M
43. 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 »
44. Fever Heat (1968)
G | 109 min | Action, Drama
In his final film role, Nick Adams is a young mechanic who finds danger and romance in the exciting, sometimes unscrupulous world of stock-car racing.
45. 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: 1,789 | Gross: $3.00M
G | 122 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc.
48. 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: 1,582 | Gross: $14.64M
49. Pit Stop (1969)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Drama, Sport