Are you interested in a good racing movie and don’t know where to start? Here is a list of the best auto racing movies of all time.
1. “Days of Thunder” – Cole is young racing with lots of experience and potential and is recruited for a team to race NASCAR. Cole’s not familiar with the larger cars so he has problems with not finishing in the earlier races. Harry, who is in charge of the pit crew, teaches Cole what he needs to know and ends up clashing with his rival, whom he later becomes friends with after an incident.
2. “Cars” – A young race car Lightning Mcqueen is caught in a 3 place tie for first. On his way for a final deciding race, he finds himself lost in a small town which he accidentally caused damage. Now ordered to clean up his mess, will he make it to the race on time?
3. “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” – Ricky Bobby is the best racer around until one day he meets his match in a French Formula One driver named Jean Girard. Ricky ends up pushing himself too hard and gets in an accident which makes him loose his confidence. Ricky has to battle his demons and find enough strength to get back on that track and race once again.
4. “The Fast and the Furious” – An undercover cop is on the hunt to find a group of motorcyclists that are hijacking truck shipments.
5. “Driven” -A young driver is going through hard times in the middle of his championship seson.
6. “Gone in 60 Seconds” – A former car thief and his former group must steal 50 cars in order to save his brother’s life.
7. “Fast and Furious” – Brian from the 1st movie is now an FBI agent and teams with Dominic Toretto to investigate a heroin importer.
8. “Cannonball Run”/ “Cannonball Run 2” -An illegal race across the country is organize including many different variety of characters.
9. “Death Race” – A deadly race in the future in which prisoners are the drivers. Most of them die in the race, while the winner gets freedom.
10. “2 Fast 2 Furious” -Brian O’ Conner returns and works with the cops to bring down a local drug deporter.
11. “Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift” – To avoid time in prison for illegal street racing and totaling his car, Shawn Boswell is sent to Tokyo to live with his father. There he finds an entirely different way to street race.
12. “Redline” – This story follows a driver who becomes part of illegal drag racing.
13. “Speed Racer” – Speed enters the “The Crucible” race, which killed his older brother, in order to save his family business.
14. “Herbie Fully Loaded” – Maggie Peyton becomes the owner of a car (Herbie) that’s alive. Even though it’s forbidden by her father, Herbie helps Maggie become a NASCAR competitor.
15. “Six Pack” – A race car driver stops in a small town and finds that his car is stripped by six orphans.