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Automobiles have been hugely popular topics for the motion picture industry since camera first met motor car. This Video Guide is a list of feature films, major documentaries, and television programs with basic descriptions of each. Links will take you to each film's Topic Page when additional info exists in the Library. We can't post all of the videos in the Library due to copyright, but when full films are available the Topic Page link will be accompanied by a film projector icon.

Films by Year


Kid Auto Races at Venice
Starring: Carlie Chaplin
Description: Also known as The Pest, it is a short film showing Charlie Chaplin's "Little Tramp" character for the first time. He is interfering with the Junior Vanderbilt Cup, an event of engine-powered and engineless cars for kids, the engineless cars featured in the film propelled by a ramp. Inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
1914 Short Film (silent)
Soapbox Racing
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The Roaring Road
Starring: Wallace Reid, Ann Little, Theodore Roberts
Description: An automobile salesman who works for a sporty old automobile distributor J. D. Ward, has racing ambitions and is in love with Ward's daughter Dorothy. They part company, but Ward is in despair when three racing machines are damaged in a train wreck. Toodles buys the wreckage and assembles one complete car with the aid of his mechanic. With this car Toodles wins an important race. There are just a few days left for a record to be broken between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and after Toodles is arrested for speeding, Ward has him released as part of his plot to break this record. Ward kidnaps his own daughter, and Toodles comes to the rescue and breaks the record, and also wins Dorothy. (Wikipedia)
1919 Feature Film (silent)
Pre-WWII Racing
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Double Speed
Starring: Wallace Reid, Wanda Hawley, Theodore Roberts
Description: Double Speed is a lost 1920 American silent comedy-drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was the debut directorial effort of Sam Wood and starred Wallace Reid in another of his racing car films. Speed Carr (Reid), driving from New York to Los Angeles to visit an uncle he has not seen in twenty years, is robbed of his car, clothing, and credentials by tramps and reaches the coast penniless wearing a borrowed suit of clothes. At his uncle's bank he is refused money. Carr pawns his watch under the name Barry Cole and, adopting this name, secures a position as chauffeur for Donald McPherson (Marshall), father of Sallie McPherson (Hawley), with whom he has fallen in love. After they elope, he reveals his identity and his uncle appears to give his blessing. (Wikipedia)
1920 Feature Film (silent)
Pre-WWII Racing
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Excuse My Dust
Starring: Wallace Reid, Wallace Reid Jr., Ann Little
Description: Excuse My Dust is a surviving 1920 American silent comedy drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based upon a Saturday Evening Post short story "The Bear Trap" by Byron Morgan. Sam Wood directed Wallace Reid. Reid's young son, Wallace Jr., makes his first screen appearance here. This film is preserved in the Library of Congress. "Toodles" Walton, former automobile racer, has promised his wife Dorothy that he will refrain from speeding. But he gives into temptation and, through the influence of his father-in-law Mr. Ward, the judge deprives him of the right to pilot a car for six months. Troubled times follow Toodles. He nearly runs over and kills his child, his wife leaves him, and his father-in-law's automobile business, of which he is manager, is being plotted against by its competitors. An automobile race from Los Angeles to San Francisco is planned by the competitors in hope of obtaining the plans of Ward's new motor. A midnight auto race, a collision, and an exciting finish puts Toodles in San Francisco, where his child is ill. The competing company fails in its scheme and Toodles' wife forgives him. (Wikipedia)
1920 Feature Film (silent)
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Wheels of Progress
Educational Film Service, U.S. Bureau of Public Roads
Description: A 1927 silent film about the history and benefits of public roads.
1927 Documentary (silent)
U.S. Government
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General Motors Around the World
Description: A promotional film about General Motors' worldwide operations produced by The Jam Handy Organization.
1927 Documentary (silent)
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The Crowd Roars
Starring: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak
Description: Motor racing champion Joe Greer returns home to compete in an exhibition race featuring his younger brother Eddie, who has aspirations of becoming a champion. Joe's misogynistic obsession with "protecting" Eddie from "women" causes Joe to interfere with Eddie's relationship with Anne, leading to estrangement between Joe and Eddie, and between Joe and his longtime girlfriend Lee, who is made to feel "not good enough" to be around Eddie. (Wikipedia)
1932 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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The Crowd Snores
Description: A short animated film produced by Walter Lantz Productions. It is the third film to feature Pooch the Pup. The film is also a parody of the Warner Bros. feature film The Crowd Roars. (Wikipedia)
1932 Short Film
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Kampf
Starring: Manfred von Brauchitsch, Evelyn Holt, Kurt Vespermann
Description: Also known in English as "Contest."
1932 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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The Racing Strain
Starring: Wallace Reid Jr., Dickie Moore, Phyllis Barrington
Description: A film about a race car driver whose career is threatened by drinking.
1932 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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High Gear
Starring: James Murray, Joan Marsh, Jackie Searl
Description: Mark "High Gear" Sherrod's co-driver Ed is killed in a racing accident, and Sherrod adopts Ed's son.
1933 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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Burn 'Em Up Barnes
Starring: Jack Mulhall, Frankie Darro, Lola Lane
Description: 12-part film serial about a bus line owner named Marjorie Temple and the race car driver who saves her business from oil speculators.
1934 Film Serial
Buses, Pre-WWII Racing
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Grand Prix
Starring: John Stuart, Gillian Sande, Peter Gawthorne
Description: A British film written and directed by St. John Legh Clowes.
1934 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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Death Drives Through
Starring: Chili Bouchier, Robert Douglas, Miles Mander
Description: The racing scenes for this film were shot at Brooklands.
1935 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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Thru Traffic
Also known as Speed Devils
Starring: Paul Kelly, Marguerite Churchill, Russell Hardie
Description: A film produced by Warner Bros. and sponsored by Perfect Circle about rival racing drivers who crash together and quit racing.
1935 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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Wheels Across Africa
Production by Armand Denis/Wilding Picture Productions, sponsored by Dodge
Description: This product-placement funded film documents a trip across Africa in Dodge cars.
1936 Documentary
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Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Cecilia Parker, Nat Pendleton
Description: The screenplay was written by Milton Merlin and Byron Morgan from the novel Salute to the Gods by racing driver and journalist Malcolm Campbell. (Wikipedia)
1939 Feature Film
Pre-WWII Racing
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Blonde Comet
Starring: Virginia Vale, Robert Kent, Barney Oldfield as himself
Description: A female racing driver competes all over Europe then returns to America where she finds romance with a male driver against whom she races. Race driver Barney Oldfield plays himself in a large role billed third under Vale and Kent. (Wikipedia)
1941 Feature Film
Racing
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The Devil on Wheels
Starring: Darryl Hickman, James Cardwell, Damian O'Flynn
Description: Michael "Micky" Clark turns his Ford roadster into a hot rod with his friend Todd, advised by Michael's older brother Jeff, who learned about engines as a combat pilot. Todd (who has his own custom Ford hot rod) thinks Michael talks about his brother too much, but encourages him to soup up his car. (Wikipedia)
1947 Feature Film
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The Big Wheel
Starring: Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Mary Hatcher
Description: Billy Coy's father died competing in the Indianapolis 500 and he's determined to run the race himself.
1949 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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The Human Bridge
Producer: Raphael G. Wolff Studios for Ford
Description: A film showing the production of the 1949 Ford from design to production.
1949 Documentary
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Fangio, el demonio de las pistas
Starring: Yvonne Bastien, Ernesto Bianco, Armando Bo
Description: Known in English as Fangio, the Demon of the Tracks. A biographical film of racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio.
1950 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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Last Date
Producer: Wilding Picture Productions for Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company (Kemper Insurance Companies)
Description: A safety film about driving too fast.
1950 Short Film
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Excuse My Dust
Starring: Red Skelton, Sally Forrest, Macdonald Carey
Description: A musical comedy. Amateur inventor Joe Belden has his Indiana hometown in a tizzy over his new "horseless carriage" in 1895. It runs on gasoline, but the townspeople aren't impressed and only Joe's mom and his sweetheart Liz Bullitt are supportive. (Wikipedia)
1951 Feature Film
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Road Runners
Narrator: Hugh Douglas
Description: A film depicting the transition from street racing by hot rodders to organized drag racing.
1952 Short Film
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The Cool Hot Rod
Description: A Sid Davis film about the earliest days of hot rodding and drag racing.
1953 Short Film
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Genevieve
Starring: John Gregson, Dinah Sheridan, Kenneth More
Description:
Two veteran cars and their crews participating in the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. Alan McKim, a young barrister, and his wife, Wendy, drive Genevieve, a 1904 Darracq. Their friend Ambrose Claverhouse (Kenneth More), a brash advertising salesman, his latest girlfriend, fashion model Rosalind Peters and her pet St. Bernard ride in a 1905 Spyker. (Wikipedia)
1953 Feature Film
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The Fast and the Furious
Starring: John Ireland, Dorothy Malone, Bruce Carlisle
Description: About an escaped jail inmate and his run from the law with hostage Connie in her Jaguar. Roger Corman's second film as a producer. This film's title rights were purchased for the 2001 film by the same name, however the films have completely different stories.
1954 Feature Film
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Show 'em the Road
Starring:
Description: A film about the Mobilgas Safety-Economy Run from Los Angeles to the Hoover Dam and back.
1954 Documentary
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Checkpoint
Starring: Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker
Description: Before a major motor race in Italy a man by the name of O'Donovan, is hired by Warren Ingram, owner of a British racing team to headhunt the designer of the rival Volta D'Italia team. However, he fails and instead makes a botched attempt to steal the original blue print designs by breaking into the factory and burglarizing an office safe in the Volta D'Italia factory located in Firenze, Italy. (Wikipedia)
1956 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Highway Hearing
Starring: Diane Brewster, James Chandler
Description: An advocacy film for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, produced by Universal-International.
1956 Short Film
U.S. Government
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Hot Rod Girl
Starring: Lori Nelson, Chuck Connors, John Smith
Description: When his younger brother is killed racing a hot-rod, Jeff Northup blames himself for the accident since he had built the car for his brother and had encouraged him to race it. Local hot rodders want to race at a sanctioned drag strip, but Jeff sticks with street racing and it's only a matter of time before there's another accident.
1956 Feature Film
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On the Run
Description: A film about participating in a Mobilgas Safety Economy Run.
1956 Documentary
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Trader Thorne
Starring: Producer: Wilding Picture Productions for Ford
Description: An automobile sales training film.
1956 Training Film
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The Devil's Hairpin
Starring: Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Mary Astor
Description: Nick Jargin retired from auto racing undefeated. He is continually goaded by Mike Houston, a sportswriter, to come out of retirement and challenge the top racer of the day, Tony Botari, particularly after egotistically saying in an interview that Botari has no real competition now that he's out of the sport.
1957 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Teenage Thunder
Starring: Chuck Courtney, Melinda Byron, Robert Fuller
Description: A teenage gas station attendant is obsessed with hot rods and racing. His dad objects to hot rod racing but the boy is determined to build a car.
1957 Feature Film
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Ingenuity in Action
Description: An educational film about drag racing sponsored by Hot Rod Magazine.
1958 Documentary
Drag Racing
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Thunder Road
Starring: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Jacques Aubuchon
Description: A Korean War veteran enters the moonshining business as a delivery driver.
1958 Feature Film
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Signal 30
Producer: Highway Safety Films, Inc. for the Ohio State Highway Patrol
Description: An educational film intended to "shock" young drivers into driving safely by graphically showing them the consequences of unsafe driving.
1959 Documentary
U.S. Government
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Henry Ford's Mirror of America
Producer: U.S. National Archives and Records Service
Description: A film about the history of the automobile industry compiled with film from the Ford Film Collection.
1962 Documentary
U.S. Government
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Special Delivery
Starring: John Butler as the School Bus Driver
Description: How Superior Coach Co. school buses move children safely to and from school, told through the experience of Mickey Miller, who is just a bit too young to ride the bus to school and yearns to do so. Dramatic film in Ektachrome which uses closeups well. John Butler was the real life police chief of Mansfield, Ohio, where this film was produced
1963 Documentary
Buses
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24 heures d'amant
Starring: Carlos da Silva, Luce Dijoux
Description: A film about the 24 Hours of Le Mans, using footage from the 1963 race.
1964 Short Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Red Line 7000
Starring: James Caan, Laura Devon, Gail Hire
Description: A stock car racing movie following three drivers and their girlfriends who worry for their lives. George Takei has a bit part a year before starting his iconic role in Star Trek.
1965 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Fireball 500
Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian Forte
Description: Stock car racer "Fireball" Dave Owens from California goes to race in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he intends on competing against local champ Sonny Leander Fox. Dave beats Leander in a race, impressing the latter's girlfriend, Jane, and the wealthy Martha Brian. Martha persuades Dave to drive in a cross country night race, not telling him he is actually smugging moonshine. (Wikipedia)
1966 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Grand Prix
Starring: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand
Description: A fictionalized account of the 1966 Formula 1 season with a mix of fictional characters and real drivers. Toshiro Mifune has a supporting role as a race team owner, inspired by Soichiro Honda. The film includes real-life racing footage and cameo appearances by drivers including Phil Hill, Graham Hill, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark, Jochen Rindt and Jack Brabham. Other drivers who appeared in the film include Dan Gurney, Richie Ginther, Joakim Bonnier and Bruce McLaren.
1966 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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Hot Rod Hullabaloo
Starring: John Arnold, Val Bisoglio, Gene Bua
Description: A film about a teenager entering a demolition derby.
1966 Feature Film
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Out of Sight
Starring: Jonathan Daly, Karen Jensen, Robert Pine
Description: Homer is a butler to secret agent John Stamp. Overhearing a plot to disrupt a concert, Sandra Carter contacts Stamp to seek his assistance but with his boss away, Homer steps into the role of superspy to save Rock and Roll from the criminal organisation known as F.L.U.S.H. Burbank auto customizer George Barris was given four weeks to supply vehicles for the film that was made from a left over Munster Koach fiberglass body. (Wikipedia)
1966 Feature Film
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The Gnome-Mobile
Starring: Walter Brennan, Matthew Garber, Karen Dotrice
Description: A Walt Disney Productions comedy-fantasy film, one of the last films personally produced by Walt Disney. It was based on a 1936 book by Upton Sinclair titled The Gnomobile.
1967 Feature Film
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Bullitt
Starring: Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset
Description: While not entirely an automotive-themed film, Bullitt is iconic in automotive culture for featuring one of the most famous car chases in cinema history, 10 minutes and 53 seconds of a dark green 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Frank Bullitt (played by Steve McQueen) and a black 1968 Dodge Charger on the streets of San Francisco.
1968 Feature Film
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The Love Bug
Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson
Description: The first in the long line of "Herbie" films featuring the off-white anthropomorphic 1963 Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle) known as Herbie.
1968 Feature Film
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Hell's Belles
Starring: Jeremy Slate, Adam Roarke, Jocelyn Lane
Description: A 1969 action film about two hardcore bikers who feud over a new motorcycle. The film was directed by Maury Dexter. It is a biker film, a subgenre of exploitation films. The film was released on DVD by MGM Home Entertainment as a double feature with The Wild Angels. The film was shot around Tucson, Arizona. (Wikipedia)
1969 Feature Film
Motorcycles
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The Italian Job
Starring: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill
Description: While not entirely an automotive film, this classic heist movie is known for an epic car chase involving Minis. The popularity of the film has led to parodies and allusions in other films and productions, including a 2003 remake, a reference in The Simpsons episode The Italian Bob, and a re-enactment of the Mini Cooper car-chase in the MacGyver episode “Thief of Budapest”. The film has inspired The Italian Job charity event that has taken place annually since 1990 and involves Minis and other vehicles featured in the original film, driving from the UK to northern Italy and back, visiting Grand Prix circuits, historic Italian cities and the locations in Turin featured in the film, while fundraising for children's charities. (Wikipedia)
1969 Feature Film
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Duel
Starring: Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Carey Loftin
Description: A driver is chased along remote desert roads by an intimidating-looking eighteen-wheeler, a 1960 Peterbilt 281 tanker truck. Steven Spielberg's first full-length theatrical release as director.
1971 Feature Film
Trucking
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43: The Petty Story
Starring: Richard Petty, Darren McGavin, Lynne Marta
Description: A made-for-television biopic of Richard Petty.
1972 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Corky
Starring: Robert Blake, Charlotte Rampling, Patrick O'Neal
Description: Corky Curtiss is a Texas race-car mechanic obsessed with the sport. He is permitted to drive in local races on weekends, but boss Randy Dover replaces him with another driver because of his costly reckless ways.
1972 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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J.C.
Starring: William F. McGaha, Hannibal Penney, Joanna Moore
Description: Jesus Christ is born again, and rebels against his Southern Baptist father by joining a biker gang.
1972 Feature Film
Motorcycles
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American Graffiti
Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat
Description: Set in Modesto, California in 1962, the film is a study of the cruising and rock and roll cultures popular among the post–World War II baby boom generation. The film is told in a series of vignettes, telling the story of a group of teenagers and their adventures over a single night. (Wikipedia)

1973 Feature Film
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Diamonds on Wheels
Starring: Peter Firth, Patrick Allen, George Sewell
Description: A British comededy film where 3 kids are accidentally involved with stolen diamonds and a 24-hour road rally.
1973 Feature Film
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Gone in 60 Seconds
Starring: H.B. "Toby" Halicki, Marion Busia, Jerry Daugirda
Description: A historic automotive film starring, written, and produced by H.B. Halicki, who acts in the film is Maindrian Pace, a professional car thief. His ring of thieves have to steal 48 cars in 5 days, but Pace is chased across six counties in the Los Angeles area when he tries to steal a yellow 1973 Ford Mustang Mach I, code named "Eleanor." The chase scene is 34 minutes long and destroys 93 vehicles. Many of the scenes were shot without a script or even the public's knowledge that a movie was being filmed when they react to the chase being carried out in front of them.
1974 Feature Film
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Herbie Rides Again
Starring: Helen Hayes, Stefanie Powers, Ken Berry
Description: A comedy film, sequel to The Love Bug released six years earlier, and the second in the "Herbie" series of movies.
1974 Feature Film
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Death Race 2000
Starring: David Carradine, Simone Griffeth, Sylvester Stallone
Description: In the near future the ultimate sporting event is the Transcontinental Road Race. Contestants get score points for running people down as they speed across the country, and the sport has crazed fans who sacrifice themselves to the drivers. This film would go on to inspire a new series of films starting in 2008.
1975 Feature Film
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Cannonball
Also known as "Carquake"
Starring: David Carradine, Bill McKinney, Veronica Hamel
Description: The Trans-America Grand Prix is an illegal race held every year between Los Angeles (Santa Monica Pier) and New York City. Recently released from jail, where he was serving a sentence for killing a girl while driving drunk, racing driver Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) hopes to win the race and get his career back on track. (Wikipedia)
1976 Feature Film
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The Grim Reaper
Starring: Cecil Scaife, Viola Walden, Tim Ormond
Description: A Christian religious film about a family where the father is a nonbeliever who tries to communicate with the spirit of a son who died in a stock car racing crash.
1976 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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The Gumball Rally
Starring: Michael Sarrazin, Norman Burton, Raúl Juliá
Description: About a group of drivers in a secret & illegal cross country race inspired by the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. This film in turn inspired the films Cannonball and Cannonball Run.
1976 Feature Film
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C'était un rendezvous
English Title: It Was a Date
Director: Claude Lelouch
Description: An eight minute one-shot film showing a car driving at high speed through the streets of Paris, France on a quiet Sunday morning. Filmed with a Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 and dubbed with the engine noise of a Ferrari 275GTB.
1976 Short Film
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Bobby Deerfield
Starring: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey
Description: Formula One auto racer Bobby Deerfield is a calculating, control-obsessed loner who has become used to winning the checkered flag on the track. But after he witnesses a fiery crash that kills a teammate and seriously wounds a competitor, Deerfield becomes unsettled by the spectre of death. During a visit to the survivor, Deerfield's world is further set askew when he meets Lillian Morelli, a quirky, impulsive woman racing against time. Based on Erich Maria Remarque's 1961 novel Heaven Has No Favorites. (Wikipedia)
1977 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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The Car
Starring: James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley
Description: A horror film about a driverless car that goes on a murderous rampage through a small town. The titular car is a heavily customized 1971 Lincoln Continental Mark III designed by George Barris.
1977 Feature Film
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Checkered Flag or Crash
Starring: Joe Don Baker, Susan Sarandon, Larry Hagman
Description: Hard-charging race car driver "Walkaway" Madden, nicknamed that because of his history of walking away from car crashes, just wants to win the big Manilla 1000 off-road race. Photojournalist C.C. Wainwright intends to ride with him in that race. But Walkaway just wants to get rid of her. Fast-talking promoter Bo Cochran wants the race completed by any means necessary. (Wikipedia)
1977 Feature Film
Rally/Off Road Racing
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Greased Lightning
Starring: Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges, Pam Grier
Description: A biographical film based on the true story & racing career of African-American NASCAR driver Wendell Scott.
1977 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
Starring: Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars
Description: The third in the "Herbie" series of films, this one has the Volkswagen competing in the fictional Trans-France Race from Paris to Monte Carlo.
1977 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Moonshine County Express
Starring: John Saxon, Susan Howard, William Conrad
Description: A Roger Corman film. A moonshiner is murdered and his three daughters take over the "business." Featuring a 1977 Pontiac Trans Am.
1977 Feature Film
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Herbie Goes Bananas
Starring: Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Charles Martin Smith
Description: The fourth in the "Herbie" series, taking place en route to South America where the anthropomorphic Volkswagen is to be entered in the fictional Brazil Grand Primeo.
1980 Feature Film
Rally/Off Road Racing
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Used Cars
Starring: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham
Description: A comedy-satire film co-written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, about two competing used car dealerships across the street from one another and run by competing brothers.
1980 Feature Film
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Silver Dream Racer
Starring: David Essex, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines
Description: Nick Freeman is an aspiring motorcycle racer. But after Nick's brother dies before he is able to test and race the new experimental motorcycle he's developed, Nick inherits the responsibility to prove his brother's design. In spite of a series of tough setbacks, including the loss of his girlfriend, Nick goes into the big race at the British Grand Prix with all his energy and concentration bent on winning. But underhanded American racer (Beau Bridges) is also among the competitors and he is determined to ruin Nick's chances. Numerous incidents happen before Nick crosses the finish line in first place. Two completely different endings were filmed depicting Nick after he has won the race and both versions were released. (Wikipedia)
1980 Feature Film
Motorcycles
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The Cannonball Run
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett
Description: A fictionalized, comedic account of the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash written by Brock Yates.
1981 Feature Film
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Car Crash
Also known as Carrera salvaje
Starring: Joey Travolta, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Ana Obregón
1981 Feature Film
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The Devil at Your Heels
Description: A documentary that chronicles the attempt of the stuntman and daredevil Ken Carter to jump a rocket-powered car over the Saint Lawrence River, a distance of one mile, which would break all existing records for jumping cars. (Wikipedia)
1981 Documentary
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The Junkman
Starring: H.B. "Toby" Halicki, Christopher Stone, Susan Shaw
Description: The Junkman is the second installment of Halicki's film trilogy. It presents Gone in 60 Seconds and Deadline Auto Theft as films within a film. The opening car chase sequence, which involves a 1974 Bricklin SV-1, is part of Deadline Auto Theft's storyline. (Wikipedia)
1982 Feature Film
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Christine
Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul
Description: Based on a novel by famed horror/mystery writer Stephen King and directed by horror film specialist John Carpenter, Christine is a supernaturally possessed 1958 Plymouth Fury.
1983 Feature Film
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Deadline Auto Theft
Starring: H.B. "Toby" Halicki, Hoyt Axton, Marion Busia
Description: After the attempted theft of his daughter's fiance's car, LAPD Captain Gibbs declares war on master car thief Maindrian Pace. Meanwhile, Pace is hired to steal 40 cars, and must do so without being caught. It is made up of scenes from Gone in 60 Seconds and The Junkman as well as new material featuring Hoyt Axton. (Wikipedia)
1983 Feature Film
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Cannonball Run II
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.
Description: A comedy film and sequel to 1981's Cannonball Run, featuring an all-star ensemble cast including the final feature film appearances of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra.
1984 Feature Film
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Final Offer
Description: A Canadian film documenting the 1984 contract negotiations between the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) and General Motors. Ultimately, it provided a historical record of the birth of the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) as Bob White, then head of the Canadian sector of the UAW, led his membership out of the International union and created the CAW. (Wikipedia)
1984 Documentary
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Over The Top
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, David Mendenhall, Rick Zumwalt
Description: A story of a truck driver/amateur arm wrestler who takes his estranged son on a trip to see his ill mother.
1987 Feature Film
Trucking
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau
Description: An account of the creation of the Tucker automobile company, directed by Tucker aficionado Francis Ford Coppola. The film would spark a renewed interest in the car, the short-lived company, and inventor Preston Tucker.
1988 Feature Film
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Roger & Me
Starring: Michael Moore
Description: Moore portrays the regional economic impact of General Motors CEO Roger Smith's action of closing several auto plants in his hometown of Flint, Michigan, reducing GM's employees in that area from 80,000 in 1978 to about 50,000 in 1992.
1989 Documentary
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Riding Bean
Starring (voices): Hideyuki Tanaka, Naoko Matsui, Mami Koyama (Japanese)
Starring (voices): J. Patrick Lawlor, Brennan MacKenzie, Barbara Lewis (English adaptation)
Description: Japanese animated film about a courier framed for a kidnapping.
1989 Feature Film
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Speed Zone
Starring: Melody Anderson, Peter Boyle, Donna Dixon
Description: Also known as Cannonball Fever, a comedy about around an illegal cross-country race inspired by the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. The twist that sets this apart from other "Cannonball" films is that all the racers are arrested before the race begins, and the sponsors have to quickly find new drivers.
1989 Feature Film
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阿郎的故事
English Title: All About Ah-Long
Starring: Chow Yun-fat, Sylvia Chang, Ng Man-tat
Description: Ah-Long, a single father and truck driver, enters a motorcycle race to strengthen a relationship with his once-estranged son.
1989 Feature Film
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Checkered Flag
Starring: Billy Campbell, Rob Estes, Amanda Wyss
Description: Race car driver Mike Reardon and mechanic Tommy Trehearn are the best of friends whose friendship is damaged, however, when Reardon's girlfriend Chris ends up falling for Trehearn. Years later, Trehearn and Chris are married with children and move to Arizona when Trehearn is selected to be a mechanic for a new racing team, of which Reardon also happens to be a part. (Wikipedia)
1990 Feature Film
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Days of Thunder
Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall
Description: The most iconic film in the stock car racing genre, fictional racer Cole Trickle is an up-and-coming open wheel driver who switches to NASCAR and drives for a local Charlotte car dealer. The characters loosely relate to Tim Richmond and others at Hendrick Motorsports.
1990 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Dorf Goes Auto Racing
Starring: Tim Conway, Eddie Deezen, Tim Conway Jr.
Description: World-famous European race car driver, Duessel Dorf, comes to America to take on his greatest challenge-stock car racing at Sears Point Raceway. However, Dorf, with his usual skill, soon turns the race into a shambles and sets the world of stock car racing on its ear. (Wikipedia)
1990 Short Film
Stock Car Racing
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Australia
Starring: Mohanlal, Shankar, Ramya Krishnan
Description: An unrealeased film about a driver named Rahul, whose passion is to win a Formula One championship as he is a successful Formula Two racer and Alex, a millionaire, an avid motor sports fan as well. Both dream of making it big in Formula One. (Wikipedia)
1992 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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Freejack
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo
Description: In 2009, the super-wealthy achieve immortality by hiring "bonejackers", mercenaries equipped with time travel devices, to snatch people from the past, just prior to the moment of their deaths, for use as substitute bodies. Those who escape are known as "freejacks" and are considered less than human under the law. In this dystopian future, most people suffer from poor physical health as a result of rampant drug use and environmental pollution, making them unattractive as replacement bodies. Alex Furlong is a Formula One racer who is about to die in a spectacular 1991 crash when a time machine snatches him from the cockpit and into 21st century New York City. (Wikipedia)
1992 Feature Film
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La Carrera Panamericana
Starring: David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Steve O'Rourke
Description: A film showing Pink Floyd's guitarist David Gilmour, drummer Nick Mason and manager Steve O'Rourke compete in the 1991 running of the La Carrera Panamericana.
1992 Documentary
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Speed
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Daniels, Dennis Hopper
Description: A bus is rigged with explosives, and the passengers are held as ransom. The bomb will detonate if the passengers get off the bus or the bus' speed falls below 55 miles per hour.  It won Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.
1994 Feature Film
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烈火戰車
Language: Cantonese
English Title: Full Throttle
Starring: Andy Lau, Paul Chun, Chin Kar-lok
Description: Joe is a youth that loves auto racing. His father Paul operates a motorbike business which often organizes motorbike teams to race in Macau and Japan and his racers would often be awarded the crown bike. Since Joe's license has been revoked for speeding at the age of 19, he is unable to participate in an official race and can only secretly race in the streets to fulfill his desire of racing on the roads. (Wikpedia)
1995 Feature Film
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Tommy Boy
Starring: Chris Farley, David Spade, Bo Derek
Description: After seven years at college, Thomas R. "Tommy" Callahan III barely graduates from Marquette University and returns to his hometown of Sandusky, Ohio. His father, industrialist, and widower, Thomas R. "Big Tom" Callahan, Jr., gives him an executive job at the family's auto parts plant, Callahan Auto. In addition to the new job and office, Big Tom reveals that he plans to marry Beverly Barrish-Burns, a woman he had met at a fat farm, and that her son, Paul, will become Tommy's new stepbrother. However, Big Tom dies from a sudden heart attack during the wedding reception. (Wikipedia)
1995 Feature Film
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The Love Bug
Starring: Bruce Campbell, John Hannah, Alexandra Wentworth
Description: A made-for-television sequel to the original The Love Bug film. The sequel included a Dean Jones cameo, tying it to the previous films; and introduced an evil black Volkswagen named Horace, "the Hate Bug", giving the film a much darker tone than the other "Herbie" films. (Wikipedia)
1997 Feature Film
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Steel Chariots
Starring: John Beck, Kathleen Nolan, Ben Browder
Description: Steel Chariots is a 1997 American made-for-television sports film about NASCAR that was produced for Touchstone Television. It first aired on the Fox Network. Filming took place in Birmingham, Alabama, Charlotte, North Carolina, Concord, North Carolina, and Dallas, Texas. Filming was also done at Talladega Superspeedway. (Wikipedia)
1997 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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O.K. Garage
Alternate Title: All Revved Up
Starring: John Turturro,Lili Taylor, Will Patton
Description: A woman who gets swindled by a garage mechanic enlists her neighbor and his best friend in exacting some kind of revenge. (Wikipedia)
1998 Feature Film
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R.P.M.
Starring: David Arquette, Emmanuelle Seigner, Famke Janssen
Description: Luke Delson is a professional carjacker who is currently residing in Los Angeles. After a call, he decides to go to Nice, to track a car for an oil oligarch Constantine Charkos. The car, named RPM, can apparently drive without any kind of power source. Charkos, afraid that the mass production of the car would destroy his oil empire, offers him 1 billion dollars to steal it. But with the police detective on his tail, Biggerman, the man who built RPM, and also his sister Claudia, who wants the money, on his tail, he will find it very difficult to steal the car. Along the way, he meets Charkos' girl, who wants her car back (which Luke has stole, but Claudia took it), and she helps him steal the RPM in exchange of bringing her car back, and the two eventually start a romance.
1998 Feature Film
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Ronin
Starring: Robert DeNiro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone
Description: While not an automotive themed film, it includes car chase scenes through Nice and Paris that are acknowledged as among the best in modern film.
1998 Feature Film
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Taxi
Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard
Description: Daniel Morales is a highly talented driver living in Marseille, France, who has little regard for traffic laws and the police, and is in a loving relationship with his girlfriend Lilly. He leaves his job as a delivery man at local pizza parlor "Pizza Joe" to become a taxi driver, driving his white custom 1997 Peugeot 406, which is equipped with various racing modifications that are mechanically concealed.
1998 Feature Film
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Gone in 60 Seconds
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Delroy Lindo
Description: A big-budget remake, loosely based on H.B. Halicki's 1974 independent, low-budget film by the same title, this version was a studio blockbuster produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and starring Nicholas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Robert Duvall, and produced with a budget of $90 million. Eleanor is changed to a modified gray 1967 Ford Mustang fastback.
2000 Feature Film
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Taxi 2
Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard
Description: A Japanese minister of defence is traveling to Paris to sign a weapons contract between Japan and France, but first, he is visiting Marseille to view and rate the city police's anti gang tactics (using fake attacks on him). During the visit, however, he is kidnapped by a group working for the Japanese yakuza. Emilien (Frédéric Diefenthal) is determined to rescue the minister and detective Petra, his girlfriend who was also kidnapped, and restore the honour of his department. Once again, speed demon taxi driver Daniel is called upon to save the day with his high speed driving skills.
2000 Feature Film
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Driven
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Kip Pardue
Description: A film about a Champ Car team owner resurrecting the career of a retired former racer to serve as mentor for an up-and-coming talent. The film parallels real life in that the screenplay by Stallone helped resurrect his own acting career.
2001 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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The Fast and the Furious
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez
Description: The first in a long-running franchise, street racers led by Dominic Toretto steal trucks for extra money and FBI agent Brian O'Conner must go undercover and become part of the group in Los Angeles to stop it.
2001 Feature Film
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Initial D: Third Stage
Starring (voices): Chris Ayres, Greg Ayres, Christopher Bevins
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2001 Feature Film
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Initial D: Battle Stage
Starring (voices): Nobutoshi Canna, Keiji Fujiwara, Nobuyuki Hiyama
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2002 Feature Film
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2 Fast 2 Furious
Starring: Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Eva Mendes
Description: Former FBI agent Brian O'Conner teams up with old friend Roman Pierce to take down a drug cartel in Miami and wipe the criminal record he built in Los Angeles clean.
2003 Feature Film
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2Fast2Real For Hollywood
Producer: Liextreme Inc.
Description: A documentary of street racing on Long Island.
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Biker Boyz
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Derek Luke, Orlando Jones
Description: In the world of underground motorcycle drag racing, the undefeated racer known as Smoke is the undisputed "King of Cali." But Smoke's dominance of the set is about to be threatened by a young motorcycle racing prodigy called Kid, who is determined to win Smoke's crown and earn the coveted title. Kid says that the difference between men and boys are the lessons they learn - and that his father, Slick Will, taught him plenty. (Wikipedia)
2003 Feature Film
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The Brown Bunny
Starring: Vincent Gallo, Chloë Sevigny, Cheryl Tiegs
Description: The Brown Bunny is a 2003 American independent art house drama film written, produced, shot, edited and directed by Vincent Gallo about a motorcycle racer on a cross-country drive who is haunted by memories of his former lover. Following its world premiere at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, the film garnered a great deal of media attention because of the explicit final scene between Gallo and actress Chloë Sevigny, as well as a war of words between Gallo and film critic Roger Ebert, who stated that The Brown Bunny was the worst film in the history of Cannes, although he later gave a re-edited version his signature "thumbs up". (Wikipedia)
2003 Feature Film
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Enzo Ferrari: Le Film
Starring: Sergio Castellitto, Ed Stoppard, Cristina Moglia
Description: Ferrari is a 2003 Italian biopic based on the book by Enzo Biagi. It depicts Enzo Ferrari's rise from a successful race driver to one of the most famous entrepreneurs of all time. Being interviewed by a fictitious, intrusive young journalist he recalls his setbacks and personal losses. [1] He also expresses his regrets about race drivers who met with an accident. The film finishes with a dedication by Piero Ferrari: "In loving memory of my father and of my brother Dino". Due to its success the original TV miniseries was edited for cinema. (Wikipedia)
2003 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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Flywheel
Starring: Alex Kendrick, Lisa Arnold, Tracy Goode
Description: A Christian drama film about the unexpected pitfalls that a used car dealer experienced as he suddenly goes honest. The dealer intentionally overcharges his customers until reaching a turning point in his life where he decides to end his shady business practices and become a Christian. (Wikipedia)
The movie features a 1958 Triumph TR3.
2003 Feature Film
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Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip
Director: Ken Burns
Narrator: Tom Hanks
Description: Its subject is the first cross-country automobile journey in the United States, which occurred during the summer of 1903. The documentary focuses primarily on Horatio Nelson Jackson and his Winton car, The Vermont; along with his companions Sewall K. Crocker, his pet pitbull Bud and frequent correspondence with Jackson's wife Bertha Richardson Wells (called "Swipes" by Jackson). The journey became a race among three teams, the winners being Jackson and Crocker. (Wikipedia)
2003 Documentary
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The Italian Job
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton
Description: While not truly an automotive film, this heist movie is a remake of the 1969 film known for re-enacting an epic car chase involving three Mini Coopers. The 2003 version's car chase was inspired by the car chases in The French Connection (1971), Ronin (1998), and The Bourne Identity (2002).
2003 Feature Film
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JDM Insider
Description: A documentary about Japanese car culture.
2003 Documentary
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Taxi 3
Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard
Description: A group of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus gang are wreaking havoc, using Santa Claus costumes to commit heists, and the Marseille police are, as usual, unable to keep up. Superintendent Gibert is distracted by a Chinese journalist writing a story on his squad, and is unable to stop the robbers. Detective Emilien's wife, Petra, has just announced that she's pregnant and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a relationship crisis. His long suffering girlfriend Lilly has walked out on him after finding him customising his taxi at four o'clock in the morning, and complaining that their house has become a mere garage and how Daniel stopped paying attention to her. (Wikipedia)
2003 Feature Film
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The Turbo Charged Prelude for 2 Fast 2 Furious
Starring: Paul Walker
Description: It is a continuation to The Fast and the Furious (2001) and details the events prior to 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), where runaway fugitive Brian O'Conner leaves Los Angeles in order to evade police capture. (Wikipedia)
2003 Short Film
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3: The Dale Earnhardt Story
Starring: Barry Pepper, Elizabeth Mitchell, Ernest Whitted
Description: A made-for-television biographical film by ESPN following Earnhardt's career from beginning until death.
2004 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Biker Girls: Born to Be Wild
Starring: Vicki Gray, Sasha Mullins
Description: A made-for-television documentary airing on TLC (The Learning Channel), taking a "Thelma and Louise-style" trip to Daytona Bike Week.
2004 Documentary
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Fast Women: The Ladies of Auto Racing
Description: A documentary about women in auto racing including Kimberly Myers, Shawna Robinson, Janet Guthrie, Lyn St. James, Tammy Jo Kirk, Laurie Agard.
2004 Documentary
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JDM Insider Vol. 2
Description: A documentary about Japanese car culture.
2004 Documentary
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Pure Drifting: The Story of Drifting In America
Starring: Andy Yen, Benson Hsu, Brendan Walker
Description: A documentary about drift competitions in the United States.
2004 Documentary
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Route 66: Ein amerikanischer Albtraum
English Title: Route 66 — An American (bad) Dream
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Description: An independently produced, online-only, "gonzo journalism" road trip documentary film chronicling three Germans who make their way across America in a 1959 Cadillac Eldorado and the people they encounter along the way.
2004 Documentary
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Taxi
Starring: Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon, Gisele Bündchen
Description: Queen Latifah plays a taxi driver who dreams of driving in NASCAR and drives a customized 1999 Ford Crown Victoria taxicab. Based on a 1998 French film by the same name.
2004 Feature Film
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2Fast2Real II
Producer: Liextreme Inc.
Description: A documentary of street racing on Long Island, a sequel to 2003's 2Fast2Real For Hollywood.
2005 Documentary
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Dust to Glory
Starring: Mario Andretti, Sal Fish, Jimmy Vasser, Mike McCoy, Robby Gordon
Description: A documentary on the Baja 1000 filmed during the 2003 event.
2005 Documentary
Rally/Off Road Racing
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Circle Track Summer
Starring: JodyMarie Spiech, Tony Rio, Lindsay Robertson
Description: The owner of a failing race track seeks to reverse his fortune by holding a series of promotion events where the cars are driven by women. Becky is a waitress who unknowingly puts her life in danger while attempting to save the family farm. To raise money to save the farm, she and three other financially strapped but voluptuous local girls, Su Shi, Tammy Lay and Jette Black, sign up for a new Powder-Puff auto racing event at the Barberton Speedway in hopes of winning cold, hard cash. (Wikipedia)
2005 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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The Dukes of Hazzard
Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Jessica Simpson
Description: Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke run a moonshine business for their Uncle Jesse in Hazzard County, Georgia. The cousins' primary mode of transportation is an orange 1969 Dodge Charger that the boys affectionately refer to as the "General Lee". Along the way, the family is tormented by corrupt Hazzard County Commissioner Jefferson Davis Hogg, widely known as "Boss Hogg", and his willing but dimwitted henchman, Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane. (Wikipedia)
2005 Feature Film
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Herbie: Fully Loaded
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Justin Long, Michael Keaton
Description: The fifth theatrical "Herbie" film, this one has the daughter of a NASCAR team owner who won't let her drive turn Herbie into a NASCAR car.
2005 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Initial D
Language: Cantonese
Starring: Jay Chou, Anne Suzuki, Edison Chen
Description: Takumi Fujiwara is a high school student who has been delivering tofu to the resorts in Mount Akina in his father Bunta's Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86. He also works part-time at a gas station where his friend Itsuki, the owner's son and a high school dropout, aspires to be a street racer. Natsuki Mogi, an attractive classmate, smiles as she walks by Takumi, but she has been secretly going on dates with a sugar daddy who drives a Mercedes. (Wikipedia)
2005 Documentary
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JDM Insider: Kansai Adventure 1
Description: A documentary about Japanese car culture.
2005 Documentary
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The World's Fastest Indian
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Diane Ladd, Jessica Cauffiel
Description: A biographical film about New Zealander Burt Munro, a racer who takes his modified Indian motorcycle to the Bonneville Salt Flats in the 1950's and 1960's, setting numerous records.
2005 Feature Film
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10 MPH
Starring: Hunter Weeks, Josh Caldwell, Johnathan F. Keough
Description: 10 MPH is a 2006 documentary film directed by Hunter Weeks and starring Josh Caldwell with his Segway HT, the two-wheeled electronic scooter. This film, which takes its name from the Segway's average speed, documents Caldwell's 100-day, coast to coast journey across the United States riding the "Human Transporter". The trip started in Seattle, Washington on August 8, 2004 and ended in Boston, Massachusetts on November 18, 2004. 10 MPH has had a favorable reaction at screenings and film festivals and has won several awards. (Wikipedia)
2006 Documentary
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Cars
Starring (voices): Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt
Description: In a world of anthropomorphic cars, egotistical stock car Lightning McQueen falls off of his hauler and is left in a small, mostly abandoned town in the desert along Route 66. He has to fix a road he's accidentally destroyed in his arrival before he can get back on the road to the Piston Cup championship.
2006 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Drift
Starring: Yûya Endô, Shûji Kashiwabara, Kenji Kohashi
2006 Feature Film
Drifting
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Drift 2
Starring: Hitomi Aizawa, Shûji Kashiwabara, Kenji Kohashi
2006 Feature Film
Drifting
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Drift 3 Taka
Starring: Kento Handa, Chisato Morishita, Yoshikazu Kotani
2006 Feature Film
Drifting
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The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Starring: Lucas Black, Sung Kang, Bow Wow
Description: The third film in the Fast & Furious franchise, this one is set apart by a whole new cast of characters, high school hooligan Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) is sent to live with his father in Tokyo and finds trouble with the local drifting scene.  Introduces the franchise to the character of Han (Sung Kang), which events of this film puts this film's real-time setting as sometime after 2013. Dominic Toretto makes a short cameo at the end of the film, tying it into the series.
2006 Feature Film
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JDM Insider: Kansai Adventure 2
Description: A documentary about Japanese car culture.
2006 Documentary
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JDM Insider: The Kanto Tuners
Description: A documentary about Japanese car culture.
2006 Documentary
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen
Description: A comedy film set in the NASCAR Nextel Cup series, centered around a rivalry between idiot driver Ricky Bobby and his French rival Jean Girard.
2006 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Who Killed the Electric Car?
Starring: Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Chelsea Sexton
Description: Documenting the production and destruction of General Motors' EV-1.
2006 Documentary
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Drift 4 Hayabusa
Starring: Kento Handa, Emi Kobayashi, Shuji Kashiwabara, Koichi Iwaki
2007 Feature Film
Drifting
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Drift 5
Starring: Toshinobu Matsuo, Yuika Hotta, Kenji Taniguchi
2007 Feature Film
Drifting
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Drift: The Sideways Craze
Director: Smadar Hanson
Starring: Samuel Hubinette, Ken Gushi
Description: Featuring Samuel Hubinette & Ken Gushi preparing for the D1 Grand Prix.
2007 Documentary
Drifting
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Drift Special: Beauty Battle
Starring: Yoko Mitsuya, Toru Kazama
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The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning
Starring: Jonathan Bennett, Randy Wayne, April Scott
Description: A direct-to-video prequel of the 2005 film with different actors. Bo Duke is arrested for destructive driving in neighboring Chickasaw County. Luke Duke is arrested for blowing up illegal fireworks. Both of the teenage boys are paroled to the care of their Uncle Jesse in neighboring Hazzard County, sentenced to a summer of hard work on the farm. Jesse is carrying on the family tradition of producing the best moonshine in the county. (Wikipedia)
2007 Feature Film
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Initial D: Battle Stage 2
Starring (voices): Masashi Ebara, Mitsuo Iwata, Yasunori Matsumoto
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2007 Feature Film
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Taxi 4
Starring: Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Bernard Farcy
Description: A Belgian criminal wanted all over Europe for his crimes, is in the custody of the Police Department of Marseille to be watched for a few hours before transfer to a prison in the Congo. Unfortunately, Émilien is tricked by the villain and convinced to let the prisoner go. After these events, he is fired, but luckily for him, his friend Daniel (Samy Naceri) helps him one more time by telling him the location where the criminal is located, having been the taxi driver who drove him after he left the police station, not knowing he was a criminal. With Daniel's skills and his new Peugeot 407, Émillen seeks to capture the criminal to restore his job back. (Wikipedia) The star car is a Peugeot 407.
2007 Feature Film
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Wild Hogs
Starring: Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, William H. Macy
Description: Doug Madsen, Woody Stevens, Bobby Davis and Dudley Frank are four middle-aged everymen living in a Cincinnati suburb who find themselves disillusioned with the banality of everyday suburban life and lack of adventure. Doug is a dentist who has trouble bonding with his son Billy (Dominic Janes); Dudley is a single (yet sometimes preoccupied) computer programmer who is afraid to talk to women; Bobby is a henpecked plumber whose wife Karen has made him return to work after having taken a year off to unsuccessfully write a book; and Woody is a wealthy lawyer married to a supermodel. They find escape from their daily routines on weekends by riding motorcycles together posing as a biker gang called the "Wild Hogs".
2007 Feature Film
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The Circuit
Starring: Michelle Trachtenberg, Billy Campbell, Drew Fuller
Description: A rising stock-car racer competes against her estranged father and her new beau. (Wikipedia)
2008 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Death Race
Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson
Description: A remake Death Race 2000, this time featuring a private prison where the prisoners are forced participants in the "death race," the televising of such events earning profit for the company running the prison.
2008 Feature Film
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Death Racers
Starring: Violent J & Shaggy 2 Dope of Insane Clown Posse, Scott Levy
Description: In the year 2030, a civil war breaks out in the United States. In a final attempt to restore order, the president declares martial law. In 2033, a massive prison camp known as "the Red Zone" is built in a desolate city that soon holds over one million insane, violent felons. The United States is declared safe. A dangerous criminal known as the Reaper has been extracting sarin, which he plans to spill into the nation's water supply. One of the prisoners, FX secretly films the Reaper with a Wi-Fi digital camera as he discusses these plans, and the state's governor, Reagan Black finds out about them. Black develops a plan to hold a "death race" within the prison system, assembling four teams of racers. (Wikipedia)
2008 Feature Film
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Drift 6 Z
Starring: Megumi Kagurazaka, Aya Kiguchi, Noboru Kaneko
Description: Known as Drift Z on Hong Kong releases.
2008 Feature Film
Drifting
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Drift 7 R
Starring: Taiyo Sugiura, Atsumi Kanno, Kazuya Kimura
Description: Known as Drift GT-R on Hong Kong releases.
2008 Feature Film
Drifting
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Evolusi KL Drift
English Title: KL Drift Evolution
Starring: Syamsul Yusof, Aaron Aziz, Farid Kamil
Description: The film tells the story of Zack and Sham, close friends who share a passion for drift racing. Though the sport is popular with men, Zack's girlfriend took up the sport and became competitive in it. Zack is an elite racer who runs a workshop while Sham is more down to earth and always has problems with his racing car. Zack is unhappy with drug pushers selling on his racing patch, but Fasha (who is a former user) is friendly with some of them which leads to a confrontation between her and Zack. The pushers are sent to their boss Joe, also a drift racer who uses race meets to sell his product. (Wikipedia)
2008 Feature Film
Drifting
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Fast Girl
Starring: Mircea Monroe, Justin Guarini, Dwier Brown
Description: A young woman gets into open wheel racing after her father lost his life driving a race car.
2008 Feature Film
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Fast Track: No Limits
Starring: Erin Cahill, Andrew Walker, Joseph Beattie
Description: For four young people; Katie, Mike, Eric, Nicole; speed is a way of life. But the four soon come to realize that living life in the fast lane carries a very high price. On the streets debts are not settled with cash, they are settled in blood. Each character has a different motive and a different goal but when they get behind the wheel they are all the same. It is the speed that connects them, but the one thing they all have in common will be the one thing that tears them apart. (Wikipedia)
2008 Feature Film
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Flash of Genius
Starring: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney
Description: A biographical film following Robert Kearns' battle against the Ford Motor Company when they infringed upon his patent for intermittent windshield wipers.
2008 Feature Film
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Gran Torino
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Ahney Her
Description: The story follows Walt Kowalski, a recently widowed Korean War veteran alienated from his family and angry at the world. Walt's young neighbor, Thao Vang Lor, is pressured by his cousin into stealing Walt's prized 1972 Ford Gran Torino for his initiation into a gang. Walt thwarts the theft and subsequently develops a relationship with the boy and his family. (Wikipedia)
2008 Feature Film
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Initial D: Extra Stage 2
Starring (voices): Yumi Kakazu, Michiko Neya
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2008 Feature Film
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Race
Starring: Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna
Description: The first installment in the Race film series, The story is loosely based on the 1998 Hollywood film Goodbye Lover and explores themes of sibling rivalry, betrayal and passion.
2008 Feature Film
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Speed Racer
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon
Description: A live-action film adaptation of the popular anime starring Emile Hirsch as Speed Racer. Written, produced, and directed by the Wachowskis, it blended highly stylized special effects, pre-WWII racing references and modernized 1960's-styled technology with an out of chronological order sequencing of scenes that was intended to adapt Cubist art themes to film directing but was misunderstood by critics, their reaction best summed up by Todd McCarthy (Variety) calling it a "cinematic pile-up."
2008 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Street Racer
Starring: Clint Browning, Dorothy Drury, Robert Pike Daniel
Description: A man returns to illegal racing on the side streets and highways of Los Angeles.
2008 Feature Film
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Fast & Furious
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster
Description: The fourth film in the franchise, Dominic Toretto returning to full-time character, the film begins with the crew hijacking trucks in the Dominican Republic and returning to Los Angeles after the death of Letty.  Brian O'Conner, again an FBI agent, crosses paths with Toretto as they go after the same drug smuggler from Mexico, Toretto to avenge Letty and O'Conner for the police.
2009 Feature Film
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Fast Lane
Also known as Jackers
Starring: Melina Lizette, Anthony Ray Parker, Steven Bauer
2009 Feature Film
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The Final Destination
Starring: Bobby Campo, Shantel VanSanten, Nick Zano
Description: The fourth film in the Final Destination horror series. College student Nick O'Bannon attends a race at the McKinley Speedway with his girlfriend Lori Milligan and their friends Hunt Wynorski and Janet Cunningham. Nick suddenly has a premonition of a terrible accident that sends debris into the stadium, killing several people and causing the stadium to collapse. (Wikipedia)
2009 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Love the Beast
Description: A documentary directed by Hollywood actor Eric Bana, documenting the 25-year history of a 1974 Ford Falcon XB that was his first car. Includes appearances by Jay Leno, Jeremy Clarkson and Phil McGraw.
2009 Documentary
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Death Race 2
Starring: Luke Goss, Fred Koehler, Tanit Phoenix
Description: A prequel to 2008's Death Race. A getaway driver is sentenced to a private prison where fights to the death are televised for profit. After a rivalry forms between the driver and another prisoner, the to-the-death match is turned into a "death race."
2010 Feature Film
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Evolusi KL Drift 2
English Title: KL Drift Evolution 2
Starring: Syamsul Yusof, Farid Kamil, Scha Al-Yahya
Description: Racing life between Zack and Sham has not ended yet. Zack, who used to be an illegal racer is currently a professional drifter. After the accident, Sham no longer drifts due to his broken leg and has to walk using the aid of crutches. Soon a female professional drifter called Aleeya (Scha Al-Yahaya) appears. Joe, who managed to escape unhurt from the accident, wants revenge on Zack. (Wikipedia)
2010 Feature Film
Drifting
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Tim Richmond: To the Limit
Description: An ESPN 30-for-30 film biography of Tim Richmond.
2010 Documentary
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200 mph
Starring: Jaz Martin, Hennely Jimenez, AnnaMaria DeMara
Description: A direct-to-DVD low-budget knockoff of the Fast & Furious franchise.
When the older brother he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant channels his grief into getting revenge behind the wheel. But to win, he'll need to modify his trusty 1988 Mazda RX-7/Nissan 240sx -- with help from a mechanic Kelly -- to get the maximum performance out of his machinery. (Wikipedia)
2011 Feature Film
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Carjacked
Starring: Maria Bello, Stephen Dorff, Connor Hill
Description: A single mother with her child are carjacked by a bank robber.
2011 Feature Film
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Cars 2
Starring: Starring (voices): Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer
Description: A sequel to the 2006 film Cars, Lightning McQueen enters an international, multi-disciplinary racing series while Mater is accidentally turned into a spy.
2011 Feature Film
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Charge, Zero Emissions/Maximum Speed
Director: Mark Neale
Narrator: Ewan McGregor
Description: A film about the introduction of electric motorcycles to the Isle of Man TT.
2011 Documentary
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Drive
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston
Description: A neo-noir crime thriller based on the 2005 novel of the same name by James Sallis. It is about a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a criminal getaway driver.
2011 Feature Film
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Drive Angry
Starring: Nicholas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fitchner
Description: A supernatural film where Nicholas Cage is given a red 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS to pursue a cult leader who intends to unleash hell on earth.
2011 Feature Film
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Fast Five
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson
Description: The fifth film in the franchise introduces Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson into the series. After the end of Fast & Furious, the crew is scattered and hunted by law enforcement.  They end up reuniting in Rio de Janeiro, and desperate for money steal a group of cars that leads them to the bad side of the local organized crime boss and blamed for the murder of DEA agents, leading them to be hunted not only by the locals but also by a special group of law enforcement agents from the Diplomatic Security Service, led by Luke Hobbs.
2011 Feature Film
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Revenge of the Electric Car
Starring: Elon Musk, Carlos Ghosn, Bob Lutz
Description: Sequel to 2006's Who Killed the Electric Car? about the production and demise of GM's EV-1, this film follows entreprenuers and automakers (including Tesla and Nissan) in the now burgeoning electric car business.
2011 Documentary
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At Any Price
Starring: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens
Description: In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family's farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family's entire livelihood. (Wikipedia)
2012 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Hit and Run
Starring: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Kristin Chenoweth
Description: An action-comedy film starring Dax Shepard as a getaway driver in witness protection who needs to get his girlfriend to Los Angeles.
2012 Feature Film
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Holy Motors
Starring: Denis Lavant, Édith Scob, Eva Mendes
Description: Holy Motors is a 2012 fantasy drama film written and directed by Leos Carax. Lavant plays Mr Oscar, a man like an actor who inhabits several roles, but there are no apparent cameras filming the man's performances. It is Carax's first feature film since 1999. The film competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. (Wikimedia)
2012 Feature Film
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Wreck-It Ralph
Starring: Starring (voices): John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch
Description: A Walt Disney Animation Studios about the interactions of arcade game characters within a series of games in an arcade. It begins with Wreck-It Ralph leaving his old arcade game for others to win himself a medal, and most of the film subsequently takes place in a kart-racing game called Sugar Rush. When Vanellope uses Ralph's medal from another game as a coin to enter a race that King Candy has been preventing her from entering, Ralph has to help her build a car and learn to drive to get his medal back.
2012 Feature Film
Hobbies
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Automotive
Starring: Will Estes, Emily Baldoni, Tessa Thompson
Description: A crime noir set in Kansas and centered around a 1964 Mercury.
2013 Feature Film
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Death Race 3: Inferno
Starring: Luke Goss, Danny Trejo, Tanit Phoenix
Description: Sequel to Death Race 2 and prequel to Death Race. With Carl Lucas one win away from regaining his freedom, the event is sold to a new owner who threatens to kill him if he wins that last event.
2013 Feature Film
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Fast & Furious 6
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez
Description: Following the theft of the bank vault in Fast Five, the crew is leading a relaxed life of retirement from crime until DSS agent Luke Hobbs finds evidence that Letty might be alive in Europe. Dominic Toretto has to seek the truth, and the crew joins him to hunt down her new employer.
2013 Feature Film
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Fast & Furious 6
Rush
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde
Description: A biographical film from Ron Howard about the 1976 Formula 1 championship rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
2013 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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Snake and Mongoose
Starring: Jesse Williams & Richard Blake
Description: A biographical film about the famous drag racing duo of Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen and their accomplishments during the late 1960's.
2013 Feature Film
Drag Racing
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Turbo
Starring: Starring (voices): Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña
Description: A DreamWorks Animation film about a racing fan snail that gains the ability to go over 200mph and enters the Indianapolis 500.
2013 Feature Film
Open Wheel Racing
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Vannin'
Directors: Andrew J. Morgan, Nicholas Nummerdor
Description: A documetary on custom van culture.
2013 Documentary
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Kraftidioten
Starring: Stellan Skarsgård, Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Bruno Ganz
Description: Nils Dickman is a snowplow driver in a fictional small town of Tyos, Norway, who takes revenge on his son's murderers. In English it is known as In Order of Disappearance. The story would be adapted to the American version called "Cold Pursuit."
2014 Feature Film
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Need for Speed
Starring: Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots
Description: An adaptation of the video game series, Need for Speed stars Aaron Paul as a driver entering a cross country race to avenge the death of a friend at the hand of another driver.
2014 Feature Film
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New Initial D Legend 1: Awakening
Japanese Title: Shingekijouban Inisharu D: Legend 1 - Kakusei
Description: This animated movie opens with Koichiro Iketani driving home on Mount Akina, where he witnesses an impromptu battle between Keisuke Takahashi of the Akagi RedSuns and a mysterious Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 (known simply as the "Eight-Six"), which outmaneuvers and defeats Keisuke. The next morning, at a gas station, Iketani invites his co-workers Takumi Fujiwara and Itsuki Takeuchi to a meet with his street racing team, the Akina Speedstars, on Akina. Later that night, they find that the Akagi RedSuns and the Akina Speedstars were already there. Keisuke constantly wanted to hunt down and challenge the "monstrous" Eight-Six whereas Ryosuke, Keisuke's brother and leader of the RedSuns, uses the meet to initiate his plans to dominate the Kanto region. During their practice, the inept Speedstars are outmaneuvered by the RedSuns' advanced driving techniques; however, this does not stop Iketani from attempting to keep up. While doing so, he strikes a sharp bump on the road, making him lose control and crash. (Wikipedia)
2014 Feature Film
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Furious 7
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez
Description: The final film with Paul Walker in the franchise, he died in a car accident during filming and the film had to be completed with a combination of back shots and stand-ins by his brother. After the events of Fast & Furious 6, the crew tries to settle into new lives, but Owen Shaw's brother begins to hunt them down for revenge.
2015 Feature Film
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New Initial D Legend 2: Racer
Japanese Title: Shingekijouban Inisharu D: Legend 2: Tousou
Description: This animated film opens with Takeshi Nakazato, the Myogi NightKids' leader, challenging Ryosuke Takahashi, the Redsun's leader on a downhill battle one night. Afterwards, Nakazato tells Ryosuke that he witnessed Takumi Fujiwara's gutter technique he used to defeat Keisuke Takahashi, and believes that he battling Takumi will make things interesting. However, Ryosuke believes that Nakazato's car is incapable of defeating Takumi's Eight-Six, much to Nakazato's humiliation. The next day, Nakazato arrives at a gas station where he encounters Itsuki Takeuchi, who 'accidentally' accepts Nakazato's challenge as he drives off. However, Takumi later refuses to accept because he is not a racer despite being persuaded by Itsuki. Meanwhile, Yuichi Tachibana overhears the situation and tells the Akina SpeedStars why Takumi refuses to race. He referenced to Takumi how good Nakazato is and that no one would think he's a coward if he refuses. Later, Takumi changes his mind, but when he arrives home, he is shocked to discover that his father, Bunta, had already taken the Eight-Six with him. Takumi waits desperately, and realizes how much of a racer he already is. (Wikipedia)
2015 Feature Film
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Night Fare
Starring: Jonathan Howard, Jonathan Demurger, Fanny Valette
Description: An action film where two friends skip out on paying a fare and the driver chases them through Paris.
2015 Feature Film
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Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
Directors: Adam Carolla, Nate Adams
Description: A biographical documentary of Paul Newman focusing on his racing hobby.
2015 Documentary
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The 24 Hour War
Directors: Adam Carolla, Nate Adams
Description: Ford takes on Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the 1960's.
2016 Documentary
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Fare
Starring: Thomas Torrey, Katherine Drew, J.R. Adduci
Description: A ride-share driver's passenger is the man sleeping with his wife.
2016 Feature Film
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New Initial D Legend 3: Dream
Japanese Title: Shingekijouban Inisharu D: Legend 3 - Mugen
Description: This animated film starts with Takumi Fujiwara chasing down the NightKids street racers for making fun of Itsuki Takeuchi's new Toyota Corolla Levin SR AE85, which Itsuki believes is an Eight-Six, and outmaneuvers them. Afterwards, Itsuki tells Takumi that he is amazed when he discovers his newfound appreciation for the car. The next day, Takumi's upcoming battle against Ryosuke Takahashi is fast-approaching. As Takumi and his girlfriend, Natsuki Mogi, go out on a date, Takumi reflects on how far he had been racing over the summer, and becomes curious about the outcome of Takumi's upcoming battle. That night, Takumi was seen driving Koichiro Iketani's Nissan Silvia S13. That same night, his father, Bunta Fujiwara, drives the Eight-Six with Yuichi Tachibana to test his newly tuned suspension in preparation for the battle. (Wikipedia)
2016 Feature Film
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Monster Trucks
Starring (voices): Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan
Description: An animated film where small town teenager Tripp Coley builds a pickup truck while working at a junkyard. A local oil drilling operation releases some subterranian creatures and one takes up residence in Tripp's truck.
2016 Feature Film
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Watu Wote
Starring: Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahad Ahmed
Description: A 22-minute film about a terrorist attack on a bus in Kenya that happened in 2015. The name is Swahili for “All of Us.” Nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.
2016 Short Film
Buses
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Cars 3
Starring (voices): Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer
Description: A Disney/Pixar animated film. Lightning McQueen loses his edge to a new generation of cars, and after a big wreck he has to work his way back up to the Piston Cup with a trainer.
2017 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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The Fate of the Furious
Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham
Description: Dominic Toretto works for Luke Hobbs' DSS to retrieve an EMP device and goes rogue. It was the first major Hollywood production to film in Cuba since the 1950s.
2017 Feature Film
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The Fate of the Furious
Logan Lucky
Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane
Description: A heist film taking place at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coca-Cola 600.
2017 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Refuse to Lose
Description: A NASCAR documentary about Jeff Gordon at the 1997 Daytona 500.
2017 Documentary
Stock Car Racing
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Steve McQueen: American Icon
Description: Pastor Greg Laurie drives a replica of McQueen's Ford Mustang and explores the actor's life & religious faith.
2017 Documentary
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Born Racer
Starring: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi
Description: Documenting IndyCar champion Scott Dixon and his career racing for Chip Ganassi.
2018 Documentary
Open Wheel Racing
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Bumblebee
Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Gracie Dzienny
Description: A prequel to the Transformers franchise has Bumblebee come to Earth and live as a Volkswagen Beetle.
2018 Feature Film
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Driven
Starring: Erin Moriarty, Lee Pace, Judy Greer
Description: A biographical film about John DeLorean and the car that bears his name.
2018 Feature Film
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The Gentleman Driver
Starring: Ed Brown, Ricardo Gonzalez, Mike Guasch, Paul Dalla Lana
Description: A documentary follows four business executives that moonlight as race car drivers.
2018 Documentary
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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God Bless the Broken Road
Starring: Lindsay Pulsipher, Jordin Sparks, LaDainian Tomlinson
Description: A Christian religious film about a struggling widow, after losing her husband in Afghanistan, becoming romantically involved with an up-and-coming stock car driver.
2018 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Green Book
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen, Linda Cardellini
Description: A classical pianist and a bouncer tour the 1960's American south using The Negro Motorist Green Book to avoid trouble. Winner of three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali.
2018 Feature Film
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Highway Home
Starring: Kimber Woods, Arya Fae, Jenna Sativa
Director: Stormy Daniels
Description: A road trip film about a young woman who leaves home and after five years away, decides to go home to make amends with her mother.
2018 Adult Film
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The Last Race
Starring:
Description: The story of Riverhead Raceway, a 1/4-mile Long Island stock car track threatened by real estate development.
2018 Documentary
Stock Car Racing
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The Reality of #Vanife
Writer/Director: Forrest Stevens
Description: A documentary on that follows an ex-van dweller and dispels the myths behind the life portrayed on the hashtag.
2018 Documentary
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Taxi 5
Starring: Franck Gastambide, Malik Bentalha, Sabrina Ouazani
Description: The fifth in the French Taxi series features an entirely new cast, but with relations to the original cast and again features a Peugeot 407.
2018 Feature Film
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The Art of Racing in the Rain
Starring: Starring: Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Kevin Costner (voice)
Description: A story of a race car driver and his dog Enzo, who is trying to learn about race car driving for their future life (based on a Mongolian legend that after dogs die, some are reincarnated as a human).
2019 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Blink of an Eye
Director: Paul Taublieb
Description: The story of Michael Waltrip's victory in the 2001 Daytona 500 and how quickly a long-awaited triumph turned to tragedy with the death of Dale Earnhardt.
2019 Documentary
Stock Car Racing
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Cold Pursuit
Starring: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Emmy Rossum
Description: Nils Coxman is a snowplow driver in a fictional small town of Kehoe, Colorado, who takes revenge on his son's murderers. The story is an American version of a Norwegian film called "Kraftidioten" ("In Order of Disappearance" in the English translation).
2019 Feature Film
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Driven
Starring: Richard Speight Jr., Jessica Harthcock, Casey Dillard
Description: A mystery thriller about a cab driver who picks up a passenger that sends him on a quest.
2019 Feature Film
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Ford v Ferrari
Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal
Description: The story of Ford building a car to compete against Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, with Damon playing Carroll Shelby and Bale playing Ken Miles. Titled "Le Mans '66" in the UK and other markets.
2019 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Framing John DeLorean
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Josh Charles
Description: A documentary of John DeLorean's career from the 1960's through the DeLorean marque, featuring re-enactments.
2019 Documentary
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Le Mans '66
Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal
Description: The story of Ford building a car to compete against Ferrari at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, with Damon playing Carroll Shelby and Bale playing Ken Miles. Titled "Ford v Ferrari" in the United States market.
2019 Feature Film
Sports/Touring Car Racing
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Qualified
Description: An ESPN 30-for-30 film of Janet Guthrie qualifying for the 1977 Indianapolis 500.
2019 Documentary
Open Wheel Racing
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Rapid Response
Starring: Dr. Stephen Olvey
Description: Documenting medical support at the Indianapolis 500 through the eyes of Dr. Stephen Olvey, beginning in 1966 and following through the next 30 years.
2019 Documentary
Open Wheel Racing
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Shelby American
Producer: Adam Carolla
Description: A biographical documentary of Carroll Shelby.
2019 Documentary
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This Racing Life
Starring: Kelly Haase, Kevin Haase, McKenna Haase
Description: A Fox Sports film about short track grassroots racing in Iowa.
2019 Documentary
Sprint Car Racing
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Trading Paint
Starring: John Travolta, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Michael Madsen
Description: Family drama about a small town veteran dirt track driver and his son, also a driver.
2019 Feature Film
Stock Car Racing
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Traveling While Black
Director: Roger Ross Williams
Description: A virtual reality documentary presented by Oculus, showing in immersive fashion the difficulties faced by black Americans traveling in the Jim Crow south.
2019 Documentary
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Become Who You Are
Description: A documentary following drivers Scott Dixon, Bruno Senna, Memo Rojas, and Jules Gounon.
2020 Documentary
Open Wheel Racing
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Fast and Fierce: Death Race
Starring: Michael DeVorzon, Gigi Austin, DMX
Description: The winner of an illegal Mexico-to-California race is driving on his way to pick up the prize when a woman jumps into his car and pleads for help.
2020 Feature Film
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The Golden Hour: The Making of Days of Thunder
Description: A NASCAR Productions documentary on the filming of the 1990 film Days of Thunder.
2020 Documentary
Stock Car Racing
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Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story
Producer: Adam Carolla
Description: A biographical documentary of Willy T. Ribbs.
2020 Documentary
Open Wheel Racing
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The Lady and the Dale
Description: The Lady and the Dale is an American documentary television miniseries revolving around Elizabeth Carmichael, who launched Twentieth Century Motor Car Corporation and created a car called "The Dale." In 1970, entrepreneur Elizabeth Carmichael rose to fame with her creation: "The Dale", a fuel efficient three-wheeled car. As the car rose to prominence, it thrust Carmichael into media scrutiny about the car's technology and her own past. The series features interviews with Carmichael's children Candi Michael and Michael Michael; grandchild Jeri Buchard; news anchors and journalists Dick Carlson, Pete Noyes and Mark Lisheron; Carmichael's brother-in-law Charles Richard Barrett; former employees of Twentieth Century Motor Car Corporation; and Susan Stryker, Mia Yamamoto and Sandy Stone. (Wikipedia)
2021 Documentary Series
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Schumacher
Description: A Netflix documentary on Michael Schumacher.
2021 Documentary
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Television by Title


The 5 Coolest Things
1 Season, 3 Epsiodes
Host: Matt LeBlanc
Description: A miniseries with each episode about a different type of motorcycle competition: freestyle, off-road, and road racing.
2003
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Aaron Needs a Job
1 Season, 7 Epsiodes
Original Release: Discovery
Host: Aaron Kaufman
Description: A documentary series where former Fast N' Loud co-star Aaron Kaufman tours the country trying out mechanically-driven jobs.
2019
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American Chopper
8 Seasons, 179 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery Channel/TLC
Starring: Paul Teutul Sr., Paul Teutul Jr., Michael Teutul
Description: A reality television program about the custom motorcycle building Teutul family that runs Orange County Choppers.
2002-____
Motorcycles
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American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior
4 Seasons, 70 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery Channel/TLC
Starring: Paul Teutul Sr., Paul Teutul Jr.
Description: A reality television program about the custom motorcycle building Teutul family that runs Orange County Choppers.
2010-2012
Motorcycles
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American Muscle Car
3 Season, 40 Episodes
Original Release: Speedvision, Speed Channel
Narrator: Tony Messano
Description: A documentary series profiling the best classic American muscle cars.
2000-2003
Azeroth Choppers
1 Season, 8 Episodes
Starring: Paul Teutul Jr.
Description: A weekly web series by Blizzard Entertainment. It featured Paul Teutul, Jr. (American Chopper) and his company Paul Jr. Designs building motorcycles based on Blizzard's long-running MMORPG World of Warcraft.
2014
Motorcycles
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Cannonball Run 2001
1 Season, 5 Episodes
Original Release: USA Network
Host: Krista Herman
Description: A reality television series inspired by the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, an outlaw road race of the 1970s which was the source for the famous Cannonball Run movies. The show featured a series of five location-specific challenges along a New York-to-Los Angeles course, as in the original race. Development of the series started without the participation of Brock Yates, organizer of the original Cannonball and holder of the trademark. (Wikipedia)
2001
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Chop Cut Rebuild
12 Seasons, 191 Episodes
Original Release:
Host: Dan Woods
Description: A television program documenting classic car restorations.
2004-2017
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Diesel Brothers
6 Seasons, 49 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery
Description: A reality television series following a group of friends in Utah who customize pickup trucks.
2016-____
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Dream Car Garage
11 Seasons
Original Release: mentv, Speed Channel, Sun TV
Hosts: Peter Klutt, Tom Hnatiw, Michelle Jobin, Marni Van Dyk
Description: The show - generally rather heavy on product promotion, even more so in later years - focused on what it considered to be the "dream cars" of the regular, "everyday man". It featured a Classic Dream Car segment presented by Klutt, which cantered around an older car that would appeal to collectors or simply a nostalgic buyer, as well as a Modern Dream Car segment, presented by Hnatiw, which involved a modern supercar or high-performance vehicle. (Wikipedia)
2002-2012
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Fast N' Loud
16 Seasons, 155 Epsiodes
Original Release: Discovery
Hosts: Richard Rawlings
Description: A reality television program featuring Richard Rawlings and his shop Gas Monkey Garage.
2012-2020
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Fat N’ Furious: Rolling Thunder
2 Seasons, 22 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery Channel
Hosts:
Description: A reality television program featuring Christmas Automotive, a restoration shop that turns muscle cars into race cars.
2014-2016
IMDB
Topic Page
Fireball Run Adventurally
11 Seasons
Original Release: FireballRun.com
Description: A television series, each season showing a long-distance "adventure rally."
2006-2016
Topic Page
The Flying Lap
91 Episodes
Original Release: YouTube
Host: Peter Windsor
Description: SmibsTV's weekly online commentary series on Formula 1 racing.
2011-2012
Open Wheel Racing
Topic Page: Multiple Full Episodes
Formula 1: Drive to Survive
3 Seasons, 30 Episodes through the 2020 Formula 1/2021 show season
Original Release: Netflix
Description: A ten-part Netflix documentary series, each season tracking a Formula 1 season.
2019-____
Open Wheel Racing
Wikipedia
IMDB
Getaway Driver
1 Season, 8 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery
Host: Michelle Rodriguez
Description: A competition series where drivers try to outrun the competition in a 60-acre compound of obstacles.
2021-____
Herbie, the Love Bug
1 Season, 5 Episodes
Original Release: CBS
Starring: Dean Jones, Patricia Harty, Richard Paul
Description: A short-lived sitcom, cancelled after just five episodes. For the next fifteen years it would be Herbie's last new appearance in either television or film.
1982
Wikipedia
IMDB
Highway Patrol
4 Seasons, 156 Episodes
Original Release: syndication
Starring: Broderick Crawford
Narrator: Art Gilmore
Description: A crime drama about the operations of a highway patrol in an unidentified western state.
1955-1959
Wikipedia
IMDB
Highway Patrol
11 Seasons, 110 Episodes (and 4 Specials)
Original Release: Seven Network
Hosts: Hugh Wade
Description: A television series documenting the operations of the Victoria Police Highway Patrol in Australia, aired by Seven Network, premiering on 21 September 2009. Titled as "Australia's Highway Patrol" on graphics.
2009-____
Wikipedia
IMDB
The Hop
1 Season
Original Release: Discovery
Description: A reality television series following four custom lowrider garages.
2021-____
Hustle & Roll
1 Season
Original Release: Discovery
Description: A reality television series following celebrity car dealer R.D. Whittington.
2021-____
Ice Road Truckers
11 Seasons, 138 Episodes
Original Release: History
Description: An American reality television series featuring the activities of drivers who operate trucks on seasonal routes crossing frozen lakes and rivers, in remote Arctic territories in Canada and Alaska. Seasons 3–6 also featured Alaska's improved but still remote Dalton Highway, which is mainly snow-covered solid ground. The newest seasons are mainly focused on Manitoba's winter roads. (Wikipedia)
2007-2017
Trucking
Wikipedia
IMDB
Initial D
1 Season, 26 Episodes
Original Release: Fuji TV
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
1998
Wikipedia
IMDB
Initial D: Second Stage
1 Season, 13 Episodes
Original Release: Fuji TV
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
1999-2000
Wikipedia
IMDB
Initial D: Extra Stage
1 Season, 2 Episodes
Original Release: Fuji TV
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
1999-2000
Wikipedia
IMDB
Initial D: Fourth Stage
1 Season, 24 Episodes
Original Release: Animax PPV
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2004-2006
Wikipedia
IMDB
Initial D: Fifth Stage
1 Season, 14 Episodes
Original Release: Animax PPV
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2012-2013
Wikipedia
IMDB
Initial D: Final Stage
1 Season, 14 Episodes
Original Release: Animax PPV
Description: Takumi Fujiwara, is a student working as a gas station attendant with his best friend Itsuki. Itsuki is enthusiastically interested in being a street racer. The team he feels closest to and hopes to join is the Akina Speed Stars, whose team leader Koichiro Iketani is also working at the same pump station. Unbeknownst to his colleagues, Takumi helps out his father Bunta as a tofu delivery driver for his father's store before sunrise each morning, passively building an impressive amount of skill of over 5 years behind the wheel of the family car, an aging Toyota Sprinter Trueno (AE86). (Wikipedia)
2014
Wikipedia
IMDB
IRT: Deadliest Roads
2 Seasons, 23 Episodes
Original Release: A&E Networks
Description: Aspin-off of Ice Road Truckers featuring some of the most dangerous roads in the world outside of the show's Canadian wilderness setting.
2010-2011
Trucking
Wikipedia
IMDB
JDM Legends
1 Season, 6 Episodes
Original Release: Velocity Network
Hosts: Erik Bizek, Josh Martin, Mauricio Rosales
Description: The hosts take JDM classics and customize them.
2018
IMDB
Mayans M.C.
3 Seasons, 30 Episodes
Starring:
Description: The show takes place in the same fictional universe as Sons of Anarchy and deals with the Sons' rivals-turned-allies, the Mayans Motorcycle Club. (Wikipedia)
2018-____
Motorcycles
Wikipedia
IMDB
Misfit Garage
4 Seasons, 48 Epsiodes
Original Release: Discovery Channel
Hosts: Tom Smith, Thomas Weeks, Rodney "Popeye" Richardson, John Klump
Description: A spin off of Fast N' Loud featuring some of Gas Monkey Garage's mechanics.
2014-2016
Wikipedia
IMDB
Monster Garage
5 Seasons, 80 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery Channel
Hosts: Jesse James
Description: A team of five people transforms a vehicle to be capable of completing a non-vehicle task, such as wood chipper or pontoon boat.
2002-2006
Wikipedia
IMDB
Monster Garage
Mr. Mercedes
3 Seasons, 30 Episodes
Original Release: Audience
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Jharrel Jerome
Description: Based on the 2014 Stephen King novel of the same name about a killer who drives a stolen Mercedes-Benz into a crowd of people.
2017-____
Wikipedia
IMDB
My Mother the Car
1 Season, 30 Episodes
Original Release: NBC
Starring: Jerry Van Dyke
Description: A fantasy series that aired for one season, where an attorney purchases a "1928 Porter" that is a reincarnation of his deceased mother. In 2002 TV Guide called it the second worst television show of all time.
1965-1966
Wikipedia
IMDB
On the Line
1 Season, 13 Episodes
Original Release: ITV
Starring: David Ryall, Jeremy Young, Bev Willis
Description: A drama about the fictional automaker Associated British Motors.
1982
IMDB
Orange County Choppers
1 Season, 9 Episodes
Original Release: CMT
Starring: Paul Teutul Sr.
Description: A spin-off of American Chopper.
2013-2014
Motorcycles
Wikipedia
IMDB
Overhaulin'
9 Seasons, 113 Episodes
Original Release: TLC, Velocity, Discovery
Hosts: Chris Jacobs, Arianny Celeste, Jessi Combs, Adrienne Janic, Courtney Hansen
Description: Overhaulin' is an American automotive reality television series. The show originally ran for five seasons between 2004 and 2008 on TLC. After a four-year hiatus, sixth season premiered on October 2, 2012 on Velocity and Discovery (Cablevision). The show's premise was that an unknowing "victim" – the mark, in the show's language — is nominated to be "Overhauled" by his or her family or friends, the insiders. The mark's car, usually an old and tired antique car, was obtained through some ruse. Some common examples included the car being "stolen" by Evans, Janic or Foose, a car being misplaced or lost at a mechanic's shop, or the car being towed away by "police." (Wikipedia)
2004-2008
2012-2015

Wikipedia
IMDB
Parking Wars
7 Seasons, 104 Episodes
Original Release: A&E
Description: The series' original focus was on the employees of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) and their daily work: ticketing, booting (via wheel clamp), and towing cars, and dealing with the issues that arise with the public when they try to retrieve their vehicles from the impound lots. The show also includes footage of vehicle owners interacting with employees on the street when their vehicles are ticketed, booted, or towed. Beginning in the third season, Detroit's MPD (Municipal Parking Department) was added as a location as well. Beginning in season 6, the parking enforcement unit of Providence, Rhode Island is featured. In season 6, the show added Staten Island and North Hempstead, New York, and Trenton, New Jersey to its list of filming locations. (Wikipedia)
2008-2012
Wikipedia
IMDB
Pole Position
1 Season, 13 Episodes
Original Release: CBS
Starring (voices): David Coburn, Lisa Lindgren, Melvin Franklin
Description: An animated series about a family of crime fighting stunt drivers, named for the popular arcade game but the show has nothing in common with the game other than the name.
1984
Wikipedia
IMDB
Ride with Norman Reedus
5 Seasons, 30 Episodes as of 2020
Original Release: AMC
Host: Norman Reedus
Description: A television program featuring Norman Reedus and a guest traveling various locations by motorcycle.
2016-____
Motorcycles
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page
Roadtrip Nation
13 Seasons as of 2020
Original Release: American Public Television
Hosts: Hannah Johnson, Nika Knight, Antoine Sanchez
Description: A documentary series by KQED following the journeys of young adults traveling the United States and interviewing leaders from various fields.
2004-____
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page
Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman
2 Seasons, 12 Epsiodes
Host: Aaron Kaufman
Description: A documentary series featuring Aaron Kaufman after leaving Gas Monkey Garage to open his new shop, Arclight Fabrication.
2018
IMDB
Sons of Anarchy
7 Seasons, 92 Episodes
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior
Description: An American action crime drama television series created by Kurt Sutter. It follows the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in California's Central Valley. (Wikpedia) Mayans M.C. is a spin-off of the series.
2008-2014
Motorcycles
Wikipedia
IMDB
Speed Racer - マッハGoGoGo
52 Episodes
Starring (voices): Katsuji Mori, Junko Hori/Hiroshi Ohtake, Teiji Ōmiya (Japanese)
Starring (voices): Peter Fernandez, Corinne Orr/Jack Grimes, Jack Curtis (English adaptation)
Description: An animated elevision adaptation of a Japanese manga would begin a series of multiple television, video game, and a film adaptation of the series.  Storylines center around Speed Racer and his car, the Mach 5.
1967-1968
Sports/Touring Car Racing
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page
Street Outlaws
13 Seasons, 105 Episodes
Original Release: Discovery Channel
Description: A reality television series where competitors drag race on temporarily shut down highways.
2013-____
Wikipedia
IMDB
Taxicab Confessions
11 Seasons, 19 Episodes
Original Release: HBO
Description: A documentary television show where unsuspecting passengers are picked up by taxicabs with hidden audio & video recording, capturing the conversations passengers have with their drivers.
1995-2006
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page
Third Wheel
1 Season, 13 Episodes
Hosts: Hunter March & Lauren Elizabeth
Description: A blind dating show with the date taking place in an SUV with the host in the back seat.
2014
Top Gear
45 series, 524 episodes
Original Release: BBC
35 presenters over the course of the series.
Description: A 30-minute motoring program in "magazine" format, produced by the BBC. The series would be reworked and "reborn" in a new format for 2002 and would to on to become one of the most popular television programs on the planet.
1977-2001
Wikipedia
IMDB
Top Gear
Original Release: BBC
Presenters 2002: Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Jason Dawe
Presenters 2002-2015: Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond
Presenters 2016: Chris Evans, Chris Harris, Matt LeBlanc, Sabine Schmitz, Rory Reid, Eddie Jordan
Presenters 2017-2018: Chris Harris, Matt LeBlanc, Sabine Schmitz, Rory Reid, Eddie Jordan
Presenters 2019: Chris Harris, Matt LeBlanc, Sabine Schmitz, Rory Reid
Presenters 2019-____: Paddy McGuinness, Andrew Flintoff, Chris Harris
Description: Now in a longer format, the new Top Gear became a Guinness World-Record holder for the world's most watched factual television programme, and has made worldwide celebrities of presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. The show's entire cast and producer Andy Wilman had to be replaced for 2016 after Jeremy Clarkson was fired from the show following an altercation with a BBC staff member, the rest of the cast and Wilman resigned to follow Clarkson to a new program on Amazon.
2002-____
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page
Top Gear
6 Seasons, 72 Episodes
Original Release: History
Hosts: Rutledge Wood (The Expert), Tanner Foust (The Driver), Adam Ferrara (The Wrecker)
Description: The American adaptation of the popular Top Gear franchise. The first two seasons roughly followed the UK format, but subsequent series removed the studio audience, celebrity interviews & laps, and focused on test drives & challenge races.
2010-2016
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page
Top Gear America
1 Season, 8 Episodes
Original Release: BBC America
Hosts: William Fichtner, Tom Ford, Antron Brown
Description: A new American adaptation of the Top Gear franchise.
2017
Wikipedia
IMDB
Top Gear America
Original Release: Motor Trend
Hosts: Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry, Jethro Bovingdon
Description: A revival of the 2017 American adaptation of the Top Gear franchise.
2020-____
Wikipedia
IMDB
Turbo Fast
3 Seasons, 78 Episodes
Original Release: Netflix
Starring (voices): Reid Scott, Eric Bauza, Michael Patrick Bell
Description: An animated series based on the characters from the film Turbo, picking up where the film left off.
2013-2016
Wikipedia
IMDB
Turbo Teen
1 Season, 13 Episodes
Original Release: ABC
Starring (voices): T.K. Carter, Pat Fraley, Pamela Hayden
Description: Turbo Teen is about a teenager named Brett Matthews who swerves off a road during a thunderstorm and crashes into a secret government laboratory. There, he and his red sports car are accidentally exposed to a molecular beam, invented by a scientist named Dr. Chase for a government agent named Cardwell. As a result, Brett and his car become fused together. Brett gains the ability to morph into the car when exposed to extreme heat and revert into his human form when exposed to extreme cold. With this new superhero power, Brett, along with his girlfriend Pattie (a freelance reporter), his best friend Alex (a mechanic who calls Brett "TT"), and his dog Rusty go on crime-fighting adventures together and solve other mysteries. (Wikipedia)
1984
Wikipedia
IMDB
Two Guys Garage
101 Episodes
Original Release: Speed Channel
Hosts: Kevin Byrd, Willie B
Description: A reality television car customizing program.
2001-2013
Wikipedia
IMDB
Topic Page


Article Index

DateArticleAgency/Author/Speaker
19 September 2001MOVIEVEHICLES.COM: "Where the cars are the stars"MovieVehicles.com
19 June 2004"Great Taste" to feature Vehicle Systems, Inc.Platinum Television Group
26 June 2004"Competitive Edge" to feature minibikes of Blata USAPlatinum Television Group
15 October 2004"World's Best" To Feature bedliner.com and superwraps.comPlatinum Television Group
25 January 2005Resort Sports Network (RSN) Debuts "Thrill Seekers": 30 Minute Program Puts a Human Face on Adventure SportsCoxe & Co.
18 February 2005"Competitive Edge" to Feature KBC Helmets, Inc.Platinum Television Group
23 February 2005Traffic Film Finds Traction In Traffic WebsiteFlying Kite Productions, Inc.
27 February 2005Gilles Villeneuve Movie Press Conference - By Tony Martino - tifosi-club.comMomentum International
4 March 2005"Competitive Edge" to Feature Logic Motor CompanyPlatinum Television Group
21 October 2012Unsung heroes - Our favourite cars from films Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
22 May 2015Comancheria Film Shoot US 70 Downtown PortalesNew Mexico Department of Transportation


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