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Best Racing Movies

  • Speed Racer

    Speed Racer (PG, 2008)

    Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Matthew Fox
    In the world of violent, high-speed racing, brothers Rex and Speed Racer become rivals as powerful r... read moreacer Mondragan manipulates their careers in order to kill them both during the world championships, but the brothers learn its all just an act of vengeance against Pops Racer, who caused the death of Mondragan's father in a race long ago.
    • fb100001578199207
      fb100001578199207: A good classic racing movie that has good action in it also I like the charters I'm this movie too.
      Reviewed 13 months days ago
    • lkeishal1
      lkeishal1: . Another thing that annoyed me was the fact that they were over-empasizing racing to the point you wanted to throw something at the screen. I mean, dang! I get it! the family
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
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      fb599488522: . between fighting and racing. It was not a bad film at all. The background to the movie was hard to get used to.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

    2 Fast 2 Furious (PG-13, 2003)

    Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes, Cole Hauser, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges
    Vin Diesel opted to not appear in the sequel to the film the shot him to stardom in the first place,... read more The Fast and the Furious. With the character of Dominic Toretto out of the picture, 2 Fast 2 Furious concentrates exclusively on the latest exploits of undercover agent Brian O'Connor, played by Paul Walker. In addition, with director Rob Cohen passing, producers have added a dash of credibility to the sequel by hiring John Singleton to helm. What does completely remain from the first film is the presence of fast-living underground street-racing gangs. Moving from Los Angeles to Miami, O'Connor is looking to redeem himself after the events of the first movie, so he again goes undercover to infiltrate another group of thuggish car enthusiasts. This time around he's enlisted the help of ex-con Roman Pierce (Tyrese) and fellow agent Monica Celemente (Eva Mendes) to bring down Carter Verone (Cole Hauser), an importer/exporter who heads up a massive drug trafficking operation. Heading up the supporting cast are hip-hop stars Ludacris and Fabolous. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi
    • fb552181344
      fb552181344: Felt like a direct to DVD film, but the racing scenes were cool.
      Reviewed 8 months days ago
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      fb716069376: .) Now in Miami, a dishonored Brian becomes once again embroiled in the world of illegal street racing that is as usual populated with car loads of hot babes, bad guys, and masses of extras on the
      Reviewed 4 days days ago
    • fb1420074862
      fb1420074862: Car movies are the best especailly with street racing
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
  • Fast & Furious

    Fast & Furious (PG-13, 2009)

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz
    Vin Diesel and Paul Walker return to the film franchise that helped to launch each of their respecti... read moreve careers as the Fast and the Furious series winds to a close under the creative eye of Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift director Justin Lin. Fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (Diesel) is back in Los Angeles to seek out the truth behind a high-profile crime, but his presence in town doesn't sit well with Agent Brian O'Conner (Walker). These two rivals are forced to unite in the cause of fighting a common enemy, however, when convoy heists and precision tunnel crawls lead them out of Los Angeles and into the Mexican desert. Now, in order to take down a formidable opponent with some serious skills behind the wheel, Dom and Brian forge an uncertain partnership while exploring thrilling new frontiers in the fine art of racing. Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, and John Ortiz co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb1008742212
      fb1008742212: irst two and bring back Vin Diesel for a role, but it fails outside of his presence and some decent racing because its a directionless mind-numbing bore-fest which brings nothing new to the series or
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
    • fb614682813
      fb614682813: Although its great to have the original cast reunited, and there's some great racing scenes, the lacklustre script leaves much to be desired, and the cinematography is noticeably
      Reviewed 16 months days ago
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      fb813389394: d by its strong characterization and good story that together engender a sense of danger during the racing scenes and compassion for the characters and their plights. Fast & Furious, however, delivers
      Reviewed 12 months days ago
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (PG-13, 2006)

    Lucas Black, Bow Wow, Nathalie Kelley, Brian Tee, Sung Kang
    Better Luck Tomorrow director Justin Lin picks up where John Singleton left off to offer a high-octa... read morene look at the world of underground Japanese drift-racing in the latest installment of the super-charged Fast and the Furious film series. A frustrated teen from a broken home, Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) is an outsider looking to make a name for himself on the illegal street racing circuit. When Sean is busted by the police for his high-speed exploits and given the option of either spending time behind bars or moving overseas to live with his no-nonsense, military man father who's currently stationed in Tokyo, the young rebel packs his bags and sets his sights on Nippon. Though at first reluctant to adapt to the unfamiliar customs and foreign code of honor of his new home, Sean soon strikes up a friendship with American speed freak Twinkie (Bow Wow), a like-minded race fan who schools the inexperienced newcomer in the pulse-pounding world of drift-racing. Inadvertently challenging local champion and yakuza associate D.K. (The Drift King) his first time on the road, Sean is subsequently forced to work under expatriate Han (Sung Kang) to pay off his debt after failing to cross the finish line first. Taking note of the young American's affinity for racing as he warmly welcomes him into his merry band of misfit drift-fanatics, Han slowly introduces Sean to the key principles of the popular new racing style. When Sean makes the potentially deadly mistake of falling for D.K.'s girlfriend Neela (Nathalie Kelley), he'll need all the help he can get to face his most challenging race to date and take on the most notorious driver on the Tokyo drift scene in a hair-raising, hairpin-turn race where the winner truly takes all. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • fb1008742212
      fb1008742212: h in the series because despite Vin Diesel only having a brief cameo, the story brings the theme of racing into a teenage drama and combines them really well with a transition into a foreign form if r
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
    • fb500457977
      fb500457977: Not a racing fan, I don't care about fast cars. Movie really did not have anything for me.
      Reviewed 16 months days ago
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      fb732327754: Love love love this movie! Love how the racing is so well shot, especially the mountain scene with Neela at night. Half star off for the plo
      Reviewed 20 months days ago
  • The Fast and the Furious

    The Fast and the Furious (PG-13, 2001)

    Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Rick Yune
    A magazine article about real-life car racing gangs for Vibe becomes this fast-paced automotive thri... read moreller from director Rob Cohen. Paul Walker stars as Brian O'Conner, a youthful FBI agent investigating a series of hijackings by going undercover with a street gang led by charismatic Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel). Caught up in Toretto's world of gang conflict that is resolved in late-night car races, Spindler starts to sympathize with his chief suspect and falls in love with Toretto's younger sister Mia (Jordana Brewster). In the meantime, Spindler initially suspects the wrong gang of complicity in the crimes he's probing, while Toretto remains involved in a forbidden romance, la Romeo and Juliet, with his girlfriend Letty (Michelle Rodriguez). The Fast and the Furious co-stars Ted Levine, Rick Yune, and Matt Schulze. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi
    • fb100001276915292
      fb100001276915292: A high-octane action racing film with a no-brains feel. Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are convincing enough and the action i
      Reviewed 6 months days ago
    • fb1008742212
      fb1008742212: appealing to a small group of people outside of the population of young males obsessed with street racing and groovy cars, but outside of that group audiences will find themselves bored with the mind
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
    • Ratby10
      Ratby10: . The action is just awesome and gets your adrenaline pumping. The street racing is unlike anything you'll see in other movies like this, besides the others in the series. If
      Reviewed 10 months days ago
  • Death Race

    Death Race (R, 2008)

    Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, Joan Allen, Natalie Martinez
    The Transporter star Jason Statham takes the wheel in director Paul W.S. Anderson's remake of the Ro... read moreger Corman classic about a hyper-violent cross-country race that breaks all of the traditional rules of the road. The time is the not-so-distant future, and as America's prisons begin overflowing with violent criminals, the powers that be devise a grisly game that will free up space in the cells and entertain the masses at the same time. Jensen Ames (Statham) is a three-time speedway champion with a dark past. A survival expert and ex-con whose sordid history comes back to haunt him when he is framed for a murder he didn't commit, Ames is forced to choose between donning the metallic mask of a mythical racer known as Frankenstein or languishing away on Terminal Island -- America's most notorious penitentiary. Over the course of the next three days, this unlikely champion will get behind the wheel of a nightmare machine outfitted with machine guns, grenade launchers, and flamethrowers in a desperate attempt to outrun some of the most violent criminals ever imprisoned. Should Ames be the first to cross the checkered flag, he will win his freedom; should he come in second, however, death would be preferable to a grim future in a cramped concrete cell. Co-stars include Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Natalie Martinez, and Tyrese Gibson, who takes over the role of Machine Gun Joe, made famous by Sylvester Stallone in the original. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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      fb1245774158: This is one action-packed film!!!! I don't normally like racing, but this movie is SA-WEET!!!!!!
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • branman71
      branman71: . Basically what the Twisted Metal videogames would be if they were based on racing.
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • fb597275740
      fb597275740: . But who needs a brain for a half dressed Jason Statham and extreme Mario Kart racing?
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Days of Thunder

    Days of Thunder (R, 1990)

    Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman, Randy Quaid, Michael Rooker
    The Top Gun team of producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, director Tony Scott, and superstar ... read moreTom Cruise reunite for this excursion into stock-car racing that incorporates the vroom and rumble of deafening car engines with a rehash of the same elements that worked so effectively in Cruise's Top Gun, The Color of Money, and Cocktail. Cruise plays stock-car driver Cole Trickle, a young fireball on the Southern stock-car circuit who has loads of talent but no conception of how to channel that talent in to racing success. When Tim Daland (Randy Quaid) commissions veteran stock-car racer Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) to built a car and hires Cole to drive it, Harry must instill in Cole his philosophy of winning and teach him how to channel his raw talent into success -- or, as Harry puts it, "controlling something that's out of control." Cole immediately comes into conflict with the circuit's star driver, Rowdy Burns (Michael Rooker), and their hijinks on the track causes them to smash up their cars and lands them both in the hospital. Because of his injuries, Rowdy is forced to withdraw from the circuit competition. With no rival to torment, Rowdy becomes Cole's supporter and friend, while Cole revs up his motors for Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman), the attractive brain specialist who supervises Cole's recovery from the crackup. Cole's health is restored, and he begins to race again, chastened and hanging onto Harry's every word. Cole appears to have centered himself for success, but in an orgasmic grand finale, Cole must compete against Russ Wheeler (Cary Elwes), a dastardly driver who not only wants to see Cole defeated but permanently disabled. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi
    • fb769340581
      fb769340581: Cole Trickle was clueless technically but this ones all about the racing and you gotta love that!
      Reviewed 3 days days ago
    • fb1008742212
      fb1008742212: for the main plot which becomes a love story between Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman rather than about racing whatsoever. It's even dramatized more, and since Tom Cruise plays a cocky jackass all over ag
      Reviewed 17 months days ago
    • fb1467912884
      fb1467912884: The most realistic movie about car racing since "Le Mans".
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Redline

    Redline (PG-13, 2007)

    Nathan Phillips, Nadia Bjorlin, Angus Macfadyen, Tim Matheson, Eddie Griffin
    Eddie Griffin and Nathan Phillips put the pedal to the metal in stunt coordinator-turned-director An... read moredy Cheng's supercharged auto thriller. As a serious collection of speed freaks gather to hit the streets in hopes of winning 24 million dollars, every rule is broken and the law simply doesn't have enough horsepower to ensure that justice is served. With the speedometer maxed out and the past becoming nothing more than a fading image in the rearview mirror, these drivers will do whatever it takes to win the prize that promises to change their life forever. In addition to featuring a score (and cameo) by hip-hop icon Wyclef Jean, Redline was produced by real-estate developer-turned-producer Daniel Sadek -- who not only financed the 26-million-dollar film, but also donated his personal car collection to the production. Featured automobiles include Sadek's Lamborghini Murcielago, Enzo Ferrari, Ferrari F430, Ferrari Scaglietti Phantom, and two McLarens. In a bid to increase the realism of the driving scenes, one of Sadek's two 400,000-dollar Porsche Carrera GTs was set to be destroyed for the film. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • shikin
      shikin: . It does however have loads of racing, expensive cars and girls. Plus factor is that the lead actress is a freaking brilliant drive
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • elegantfire
      elegantfire: i rate it much because of the nadia last racing scence she was awesome in that with her gud looks
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • Loveita
      Loveita: . i like hott cars...but its not a good movie....did i mention i like cars...and racing??? hmm...
      Reviewed 6 years days ago