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1. Ford v Ferrari (2019)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.3
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81 Metascore

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe

Votes: 57,341

2. Logan Lucky (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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78 Metascore

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Farrah Mackenzie

Votes: 111,736 | Gross: $27.78M

3. Rush (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.1
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75 Metascore

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 404,131 | Gross: $26.95M

4. Le Mans (1971)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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52 Metascore

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 13.4 ... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 8,300

5. The Little Rascals (1994)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.3
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45 Metascore

Alfalfa is wooing Darla and his "He-Man-Woman-Hating" friends attempt to sabotage the relationship.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, Brittany Ashton Holmes, Kevin Jamal Woods

Votes: 40,588 | Gross: $51.76M

6. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy

5.1
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33 Metascore

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson, Alice Greczyn

Votes: 73,386 | Gross: $80.27M

7. Grand Prix (1966)

Approved | 176 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 7,363 | Gross: $20.85M

8. The Love Bug (1968)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.5
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48 Metascore

A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett

Votes: 13,158 | Gross: $5.09M

9. Speed Racer (2008)

PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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37 Metascore

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.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Matthew Fox, Christina Ricci, Nicholas Elia

Votes: 66,205 | Gross: $43.95M

10. Taxi (I) (1998)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers.

Director: Gérard Pirès | Stars: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Manuela Gourary

Votes: 72,968 | Gross: $0.27M

11. Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)

G | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.8
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Angela Robinson | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Michael Keaton, Cheryl Hines, Breckin Meyer

Votes: 43,003 | Gross: $66.02M

12. Broken Flowers (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Sharon Stone, Julie Delpy

Votes: 94,040 | Gross: $13.74M

13. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.6
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79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis

Votes: 57,139 | Gross: $1.61M

14. Racer and the Jailbird (2017)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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50 Metascore

Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, a tragic love story between Gigi, a high-flying gangster, and Bibi, a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.

Director: Michaël R. Roskam | Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Eric De Staercke, Jean-Benoît Ugeux

Votes: 3,414 | Gross: $0.05M

15. Easy Virtue (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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58 Metascore

A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Jessica Biel, Ben Barnes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth

Votes: 19,300 | Gross: $2.66M

16. Bobby Deerfield (1977)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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47 Metascore

Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey, Walter McGinn

Votes: 3,515 | Gross: $9.30M

17. Stroker Ace (1983)

PG | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

4.9
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30 Metascore

The title character, a popular NASCAR driver, clashes with the fried-chicken mogul that sponsors his racing team.

Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Jim Nabors, Parker Stevenson

Votes: 3,351 | Gross: $13.00M

18. Six Pack (1982)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.9
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45 Metascore

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 »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Barry Corbin

Votes: 2,477 | Gross: $20.23M

19. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.6
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies", is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, Simon McBurney

Votes: 4,910 | Gross: $0.93M

20. Formula 1 (1950– )

Not Rated | Sport

9.3
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Formula One is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).

Stars: Rubens Barrichello, Kimi Räikkönen, Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button

Votes: 1,201

21. At Any Price (2012)

R | 105 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller

5.6
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61 Metascore

A farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father and his rebellious son.

Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens, Heather Graham

Votes: 6,926 | Gross: $0.38M

22. Winning (1969)

M | 123 min | Action, Drama, Sport

6.0
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70 Metascore

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 »

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas

Votes: 1,621 | Gross: $14.64M

23. The Betsy (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama

5.1
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The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones

Votes: 1,333 | Gross: $17.69M

24. The Immortal (1969–1971)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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An immortal man whose blood can have miraculous health benefits is a fugitive from those who would exploit both him and his brother he seeks.

Stars: Christopher George, Don Knight, Barry Sullivan, Carol Lynley

Votes: 167

25. Speedway Junky (1999)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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40 Metascore

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then ... See full summary »

Director: Nickolas Perry | Stars: Richard Balin, Jaime Bergman, Jesse Bradford, Jordan Brower

Votes: 1,534 | Gross: $0.02M

26. Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (1987–1988)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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In the distant future, a team of four high tech Star Sheriffs defends frontier space colony Yuma from outlaws, as well as Outriders, an army of humanoid alien beings called Vapors, led by mysterious Nemesis, who need Yuma's resources.

Stars: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 2,094

27. Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall

Votes: 1,592

28. The Last Chase (1981)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.5
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In a future United States, the only transport available to an individual is public transportation. Predicated on an assertion that "the oil has run out", an increasingly totalitarian ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Burke | Stars: Lee Majors, Burgess Meredith, Chris Makepeace, Alexandra Stewart

Votes: 858

29. Williams (2017)

109 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.7
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Focusing on the career and family of its legendary founder Sir Frank Williams, the British sports documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its inception to the present day.

Director: Morgan Matthews | Stars: Emily Bevan, Pamela Cockerill, Jenny Funnell, Howden Ganley

Votes: 2,657

30. Smash Palace (1981)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Al Shaw's life revolves around motor racing and his back country junkyard, the "Smash Palace". His French wife, Jacqui, doesn't appreciate the lack of attention due to Al's obsession with ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Anna Maria Monticelli, Greer Robson-Kirk, Keith Aberdein

Votes: 813

31. The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Action, War

5.3
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During WW2, American General Worden orders Major Wright to pick 12 condemned soldiers from the brig and parachute into occupied France where they must destroy a Nazi nerve gas facility and extricate the foreign scientists working there.

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Vince Edwards, Bo Svenson

Votes: 875

32. Autopsy (1975)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.

Director: Armando Crispino | Stars: Mimsy Farmer, Barry Primus, Ray Lovelock, Carlo Cataneo

Votes: 1,054

33. Treacherous (1993)

R | 95 min | Thriller

3.0
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A former race car driver (Howell) who has retired and is the owner of a Mexican resort hotel gets mixed up in a robbery involving $2 million by one of his former girl friends.

Director: Kevin Brodie | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Tia Carrere, Adam Baldwin, Kevin Bernhardt

Votes: 422

34. Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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Race car driver Walkaway Madden signs up for the big Manilla 1000 off-road race through the Philippines jungle. The photojournalist C.C. Wainwright comes along for the ride.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Susan Sarandon, Larry Hagman, Alan Vint

Votes: 116

35. Ferat Vampire (1982)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A doctor Marek is shocked when his beloved nurse Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A fellow doctor makes him believe ... See full summary »

Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Jirí Menzel, Dagmar Havlová, Jana Brezková, Petr Cepek

Votes: 401

36. The Big Wheel (1949)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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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.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Michael O'Shea, Mary Hatcher

Votes: 417

37. Baffled! (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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Race car driver suffers from visions where he sees people killed. An ESP expert believes that his visions will really happen.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Susan Hampshire, Rachel Roberts, Vera Miles

Votes: 276

38. The Devil with Seven Faces (1971)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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The theft of jewels and mistaken identity complicate the life of Mary causing her to become the target of a vicious gang of criminals in this giallo crime thriller.

Director: Osvaldo Civirani | Stars: Carroll Baker, George Hilton, Stephen Boyd, Lucretia Love

Votes: 391

39. The Green Hell (2016)

PG | 114 min | Documentary, Sport

6.8
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TGH is the story of the world's most legendary, demanding and deadly racetrack - the Nürburg Ring.

Director: Hannes Michael Schalle | Stars: Niki Lauda, Jackie Stewart, Sabine Schmitz, Stirling Moss

Votes: 113

40. Indianapolis Speedway (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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 »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, John Payne, Gale Page

Votes: 152

41. Speedway (1929)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.1
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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 »

Director: Harry Beaumont | Stars: William Haines, Anita Page, Ernest Torrence, Karl Dane

Votes: 595

42. High Explosive (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Mike Douglas (Barry Sullivan), owner of a nitroglycerin concern hires his old friend "Buzz" Mitchell (Chester Morris), a race-driver of midget-auto cars who has been banned from racing, to ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Chester Morris, Jean Parker, Barry Sullivan, Ralph Sanford

Votes: 20

43. The Challengers (1970 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Sport

5.6
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Racers compete in the Grand Prix.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Darren McGavin, Sean Garrison, Nico Minardos, Anne Baxter

Votes: 16

44. Burn 'Em Up O'Connor (1939)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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A series of identical accidents kills racing drivers, but a dim-witted mechanic suspects they were not accidents.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Cecilia Parker, Nat Pendleton, Harry Carey

Votes: 87

45. Gangway for Tomorrow (1943)

69 min | Drama

5.7
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On the way to work, five defence workers contemplate their pasts and their own reasons for working.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Margo, John Carradine, Robert Ryan, Amelita Ward

Votes: 170

46. The Thrill Hunter (1933)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Cowboy Buck Crosby is a big blowhard and a liar. His supposedly great race car driving and flying feats gets him invited to co-star with Marjorie Lane in a Western. He survives the auto ... See full summary »

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Buck Jones, Dorothy Revier, Arthur Rankin, Edward LeSaint

Votes: 74

47. Skorost (1983)

93 min | Drama

6.4
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Film, based on Valeriy Musakhanov's novel about auto-racing, drivers and automobiles.

Director: Dmitriy Svetozarov | Stars: Aleksey Batalov, Dmitriy Kharatyan, Merle Talvik, Vsevolod Shilovskiy

Votes: 42

48. Dorf Goes Auto Racing (1990 Video)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

5.5
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World-famous European race car driver, Duessel Dorf, comes to America to take on his greatest challenge-stock car racing in the Indy 500. However, Dorf, with his usual skill, soon turns the... See full summary »

Director: Barry Landon | Stars: Tim Conway, Eddie Deezen, Tim Conway Jr., Jack Aroute

Votes: 45

49. Burn 'Em Up Barnes (I) (1934)

Passed | 210 min | Action, Adventure

6.5
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Marjorie Temple, owner of a bus line and an apparently worthless plot of land, is set upon by rich oil speculators who know her land actually is worth millions. When they try to put her out... See full summary »

Directors: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Jack Mulhall, Frankie Darro, Lola Lane, Julian Rivero

Votes: 61

50. Born Reckless (1937)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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A champion auto racer takes a job with a taxicab company being harassed by a gangster who wants to take over all the cab companies in town.

Directors: Malcolm St. Clair, Gustav Machatý | Stars: Rochelle Hudson, Brian Donlevy, Barton MacLane, Robert Kent

Votes: 119



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