Best Racing Moviesby whittleboy615 | created - 17 May 2014 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Best Racing Movies, Documentaries, and TV Shows
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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: 61,247 | Gross: $1.61M
85 (5) Blu-ray (UK: Extended, Region Free), Netflix
2. Rush (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Votes: 417,519 | Gross: $26.95M
80 (5) Blu-ray
3. Ford v Ferrari (2019)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Biography, Drama
American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference and the laws of physics to build a revolutionary race car for Ford in order to defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Votes: 220,614 | Gross: $117.62M
4. 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: 7,765 | Gross: $20.85M
80 (3) Won 3 1967 Oscars 65mm Blu-ray
5. 1 (2013)
Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.
77 (2) Blu-ray
6. Weekend of a Champion (1972)
80 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Roman Polanski spends a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempts to win the 1971 Monaco Grand Prix, offering an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers.
Votes: 550 | Gross: $0.00M
70 (3) Netflix
7. All About Ah-Long (1989)
95 min | Drama
A father's ex-girlfriend resurfaces after a 10-year absence wanting to take her son away from him. With his world shattered, he must decide between what is best for his son and his own future happiness.
82 (2) Won 1 Hong Kong Film Award, Best Picture Nominee Blu-ray (Hong Kong: English Subtitles)
8. Full Throttle (1995)
114 min | Action, Drama
One of Hong Kong's top motorcycle racers is forced to reevaluate his entire way of life after a serious accident and the loss of a close friend. Andy Lau plays a champion motorcycle racer ... See full summary »
74 (2) Won 1 Hong Kong Film Award, Best Picture Nominee Blu-ray (Hong Kong: English Subtitles)
9. TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Sport
By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to... See full summary »
86 (3) Dual 3D, 2D-3D Conversion, 2D Blu-ray 3D (UK: Region B)
10. Faster (2003)
PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary
The first film to go inside the MotoGP world since television took a sport watched by a few thousand spectators at race tracks and turned it into prime-time entertainment for over 350 ... See full summary »
63 (3) Netflix
11. Fastest (2011)
PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Action, Sport
Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011 and narrated by Ewan McGregor, 'Fastest' captures the intense and thrilling reality of the MotoGP World Championship, documenting a pivotal moment in ... See full summary »
78 (1) Blu-ray (UK, Hong Kong), Netflix
12. Le Mans (1971)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Almost at the verge of documentary, film depicts a single auto race from the ground up.
Votes: 8,755 | Gross: $0.71M
70 (3) Blu-ray
13. The Speed Merchants (1972)
Documentary, Action, Sport
1972 Sports Car racing. From 24hrs of Le Mans to 24hrs at Daytona. Told by drivers Mario Andretti and Vic Elford.
14. Truth in 24 (2008)
95 min | Documentary, Sport
"Truth in 24" chronicles the Audi Sport racing teams as they attempt to win a record fifth consecutive 24 Hours of Le Mans. The films gives viewers an unprecedented behind-the-scenes view ... See full summary »
85 (1) Blu-ray (UK: Region Free, Lossy)
15. Truth in 24 II: Every Second Counts (2012)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
The follow-up film to the original Truth in 24, where the Audi Sport Racing team again attempts to cross the finish line first at the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans.
75 (1) Blu-ray (UK: Region Free, Lossy)
16. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
PG-13 | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Votes: 49,608 | Gross: $7.00M
86 (4) Blu-ray (France: Region B)
17. Breaking Away (1979)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.
Votes: 21,021 | Gross: $16.42M
84 (4) Won 1 Oscar, Best Picture Nominee Blu-ray
18. A Sunday Day in Hell (1977)
111 min | Documentary, Sport
The film follows the French Paris-Roubaix spring classic, notorious for the hellish paves or cobbled roads of the north "which are no longer used for traffic but only for transporting ... See full summary »
19. Vive le tour (1962)
18 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Chronicles the cyclists of the Tour de France and their daily trails along the race.
20. Chasing Legends (2010)
93 min | Documentary, Sport
Documentary following the progress of Team Columbia-HTC throughout the 2009 Tour de France including race footage interspersed with interviews, archive clips and brief history of the Tour.
21. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
R | 102 min | Drama
2 men drag-racing across the U.S., in a '55 Chevy. Dennis Wilson's the mechanic, James Taylor's the driver.
83 (4) Blu-ray
22. 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: 15,528 | Gross: $25.33M
78 (3) Won 1 1966 Oscar Blu-ray
23. Rendezvous (1976)
9 min | Short, Action
A high-speed drive through the streets of Paris.
79 (1) Blu-ray (UK: Region Free)
24. Downhill Racer (1969)
M/PG | 101 min | Drama, Sport
Quietly cocky Robert Redford joins U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman. Lots of good skiing action leading to an exciting climax.
74 (3) Blu-ray
25. Cool Runnings (1993)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Votes: 89,297 | Gross: $68.86M
26. 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 »
27. The Roaring Road (1919)
Passed | 58 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A young man pursues a young lady with the same energy he applies to his other obsession in life, auto racing.
28. Super Speedway (1997)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Action, Sport
Follow the Newman-Haas (Andretti) racing team through the process of building, testing, and racing for a season.
Votes: 445 | Gross: $40.00M
79 (2) 65mm Blu-ray
29. Cars (2006)
G | 117 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
Votes: 353,429 | Gross: $244.08M
74 (5) Blu-ray 3D
30. Cars 2 (2011)
G | 106 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Votes: 152,516 | Gross: $191.45M
55 (5) Blu-ray 3D
32. 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004 TV Movie)
92 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Barry Pepper portrays legendary race car drive Dale Earnhardt, who died in 2001 during the last lap of the Daytona 500.
69 (1) Blu-ray
33. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
PG-13 | 108 min | 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: 162,492 | Gross: $148.21M
67 (5) Blu-ray
34. NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (2004)
PG | 48 min | Documentary, Sport
A big-screen look into one of America's most successful entertainment industries, NASCAR racing.
Votes: 582 | Gross: $20.03M
63 (4) 65mm 3D
35. 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: 23,778 | Gross: $8.00M
73 (4) Blu-ray, Netflix
36. 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: 194,265 | Gross: $36.32M
54 (5) Blu-ray
37. Death Race 2 (2010 Video)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.
38. Death Race: Inferno (2013 Video)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.
39. Redline (2009)
Not Rated | 102 min | Animation, Action, Romance
A story about the most popular racing event in the galaxy, the Redline, and the various racers who compete in it.
74 (2) Blu-ray (English Subtitles, English Dub)
40. Pit Stop (1969)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Grant Willard sponsors drivers in a "new" form of race car driving called The Figure Eight. The rise and fall of one such driver is the whole story behind PIT STOP.
71 (2) Blu-ray
41. Rad (1986)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport
The story of one young man, Cru Jones, who has the intensity and desire to win a BMX race called Helltrack.
Votes: 4,760 | Gross: $2.02M
42. 2 Seconds (1998)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Laurie, a professional downhill racer gets fired because of her slight overindulgence in irresponsibility. She returns to Montreal where she is welcomed by her geeky but cute brother. She ... See full summary »
43. The Program (II) (2015)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
44. American Flyers (1985)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Sport
Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. Marcus doesn't tell David that he has a brain aneurysm... See full summary »
Votes: 5,444 | Gross: $1.40M
45. To the Fore (2015)
125 min | Drama, Sport