Racing and Car Movies
Black Cadillac...2003 thriller/horror film, directed by John Murlowski and written by John Murlowski and Will Aldis.
The film stars Shane Johnson, Josh Hammond, Jason Dohring and Randy Quaid.When three friends drive out from a
bar during a blizzard they soon get caught up in a mysterious and horrifying game of cat-and-mouse with a black
Cars... 2006 American animated feature film produced by Pixar and directed by both John Lasseter and Joe Ranft. It is
the seventh Disney/Pixar feature film, and the final film by Pixar before it was bought by Disney. Set in a world populated
entirely by anthropomorphic cars and other vehicles, it features voices by Owen Wilson, Paul Newman (in his final
non-documentary feature), Bonnie Hunt, Cheech Marin, Jenifer Lewis, Tony Shalhoub, John Ratzenberger, George Carlin,
Larry the Cable Guy and Michael Keaton
Convoy....1978. Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on
the country song of same title by C.W. McCall. Starring Kris Kristofferson and Ali McGraw.
Death Race...2008 science-fiction-action film produced, written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film is a
remake of the 1975 film Death Race 2000, based on Ib Melchior's short story "The Racer", and stars Jason Statham in the
Death Race 2 2010. Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race
at the beginning of the first film
Death Proof...2007 film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film centers around a psychopathic stunt
man who stalks young women before murdering them in staged car accidents using his “death-proof” stunt car. The
film is a tribute to muscle cars, exploitation, and slasher film genres of the 1970s. The film stars Kurt Russell, Zoë Bell,
Rosario Dawson, Vanessa Ferlito, Jordan Ladd, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Tracie Thoms, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and
Days of Thunder 1990, revolved around a talented, hot-shot auto racing rookie, (#46 and 51) Cole Trickle (Cruise),
who, after trying his hand in the American open wheel ranks, seeks to win on the NASCAR circuit. His mechanic
mentor, Harry Hogge (Duvall), acts as his crew chief. He also develops a romantic relationship with Dr. Claire Lewicki
(Nicole Kidman), a young brain surgeon who tries to tame him. Lo and behold, just when he thought it was safe and
easy to get back into a race car and drive, an arrogant and dangerous newcomer by the name of Russ Wheeler (Cary
Elwes) doesn't make it easy on him, picking on him because he knows he can get away with it. 1990
Driven...2001 movie starring Sylvester Stallone. Rookie driver Jimmy Bly (Kip Pardue) is tearing up this year's circuit,
already winning 5 races. His brother/business manager Demille (Robert Sean Leonard) is right there with him working
out endorsement deals and making sure the press come first, putting tremendous pressure upon Jimmy. Jimmy's
winning is also angering former champion Beau Brandenburg (Til Schweiger) who decides he's not doing very well this
year because of his fiancee Sophia (Estella Warren). He breaks up the engagement and she returns his ring, and he
immediately starts winning again.
American Graffiti... 1973 coming of age comedy-drama film co-written/directed by George Lucas, and starring Richard
Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips and
Harrison Ford. Set in 1962 Modesto, California, American Graffiti is a study of the cruising and rock and roll cultures
popularized amongst the Post-World War II baby boom generation. The film is a nostalgic portrait of teenage life in the
Death Race 2000...1975 starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone. The movie takes place in a
dystopian American society in the year 2000, where the murderous Transcontinental Road Race has become a form of
Christine...1983 horror film about a supernaturally malevolent automobile and its effects on the teenager who owns it,
adapted from a novel written by Stephen King. The film was directed by John Carpenter, and set in 1978.
Corvette Summer...1978 starring Mark Hamill and Annie Potts. It tells the story of a lonely, car-obsessed California
teenager and the theft of his beloved customized Corvette Stingray.
California Kid...1974 TV Movie starring Martin Sheen, Vic Morrow, Nick Nolte, Michelle Phillips, Gary Morgan, and
Janit Baldwin. The story takes place in 1958, and involves a town, Clarksburg, California, with a famous speed trap, in
which a disturbed Sheriff Roy Childress (Vic Morrow), whose wife and daughter were killed by a speeder, turns bad,
with a habit of deliberately punishing speeders by pushing their cars off the mountain highway in his 1957 Plymouth
Cannonball...1976 film starring David Carradine.The Trans-America Grand Prix is an illegal race held every year
Cannonball Buckman, trying to restart his automobile racing career by entering the race. Buckman is still on parole and
if he is caught in the illegal race he will go back to prison; his best friend also enters the race with an identical car and
an identical paint job to try and run cover for Buckman.
The Canonball Run...1981 film comedy starring Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise and Farrah Fawcett, and
actual cross-country outlaw road race from the Red Ball Garage in New York City (later Darien, CT) to the pier at
Redondo Beach, California, just south of Los Angeles, organized by automotive journalist and the movie's screenwriter
Brock Yates. Some of the more interesting aspects based on real life include the "ambulance" entry and the "all female
Cobra ....1986 City cop is on the trail of a serial killer. Loaded with action and violence. Stallone fans will love this
Rambo-like movie with Stallone on the chase instead of the run. Great car chase with a modified 1950 Mercury.
Born to Race...1988,A down-and-out, but skillful race car driver falls in love with a beautiful Italian auto engineer.
While travelling with the Nascar Circuit to sell a controversial engine technology, she is... A down-and-out, but skillful
race car driver falls in love with a beautiful Italian auto engineer. While travelling with the Nascar Circuit to sell a
controversial George Kennedy, Marc Singer, Marla Heasly
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry... 1974 car chase film starring Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, and Vic Morrow.
The film was directed by John Hough. The music score contains no incidental music, apart from the theme song over the
opening and closing titles, and a small amount of music heard over the radio. The story deals with two would-be
NASCAR hopefuls; the driver, Larry (Peter Fonda), and his mechanic, Deke (Adam Roarke), who successfully execute a
supermarket heist to finance their jump into the big-time auto racing world, extorting $150,000 in cash from the
supermarket manager by holding his wife and daughter hostage.
Against All Odds is a neo-noir 1984 film, a remake of Out of the Past. The movie was directed by Taylor Hackford
and features Rachel Ward in a variation (with a different name) of Jane Greer’s original role, Jeff Bridges filling in for
Robert Mitchum, and James Woods in a version of Kirk Douglas’s part. Supporting players include Alex Karras, Jane
Greer (portraying the mother of her original character), Richard Widmark, and Dorian Harewood.
"The Dukes of Hazzard" 2005.Movie Synopsis: Set in present day, the story follows the adventures of “good old boy”
cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, who with the help of their eye-catching cousin Daisy and moonshine running Uncle Jesse, try
and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County’s corrupt commissioner Boss Hogg.
Bullett 1968 Steve McQueen. An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld
kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. Cult classic. Best car chase in San Francisco using a 1968 Mustang and
1968 Dodge Charger.
A Team 2010. Based on a TV show of same name. A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S.
military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.
Cannonball Run 2 1984. Our racers are back for a second cannonball run - the illegal race that takes place all over the
country... Almost every star of the first film is here, along with new ones. Will J.J. McClure (Burt Reynolds) finally be the
winner this time
DC Cab 1983. The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to
something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are
loyal to Albert and his cause.
Duel is a 1971 television film about a terrified motorist (played by Dennis Weaver) on a remote and lonely road being
chased and stalked by a huge tanker truck and its unseen, psychotic driver. It was the first feature film directed by
Steven Spielberg and was written by Richard Matheson based on his own short story.
Cars 2 2011. Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting
new places in Cars 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s
fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater
gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Cannonball Run 3 - SpeedZone 1989. An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this
bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new
cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who will not even finish? Sit down and buckle up for the ride of
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The Blonde Comet 1941. Beverly Blake, the 'Blonde Comet," and the daughter of a tire-manufacturer, gets behind the
wheel of a race-car, and is soon tearing up the tracks and winning races in Italy, France and Germany (obviously prior to
1938 when those countries were no longer running international car races in Europe.) She comes back to race on
American tracks. She meets Jim Flynn, another race-driver, and a rivalry is created, along with a romance. Beverly gives
up her chance to win THE BIG RACE by letting Jim race her car and he wins. His win also means a triumph for the
racing-car carburetor he has invented and also for the tires manufactured by her father.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 1968. Dick Van Dyke plays Caractacus Potts, a failed inventor and has two kids. He raises
money to buy an old broken down racing car and transforms it into a shiny new car. While on a picnic they concoct a
fantasy about the magical powers of the car which can fly and float. Baron Bomburst wants the car and steals it and Potts.
The children have to rescue everyone.
Car Wash 1976. A day in the life of the employees at a Los Angeles car wash. Not all of the employees are black, there's
a Mexican American and a Native American also out on the line. The man with the pop bottle is not thought to be a thief,
but a madman known as "the pop bottle bomber". The chase around the car wash with the pop bottle and the scene with
the "mummy" in the car are two classic scenes. Richard Pryor as the money-hungry preacher "Daddy Rich" is losely based
on a famous Los Angeles money-hungry preacher from the 1970's. Richard Pyror
Collier & Co. 2006. J.R. Collier (Jon Schneider) , once the world's greatest race driver, is losing his family because he
can't get racing out of his blood. His scheme to "go legit" by acquiring and reselling exotic cars -- cars he acquires by
suckering the owners into racing for the pink slip -- runs afoul of the bad guys when he wins one car that has something
in it that they will kill for. If you missed the General Lee (69 Dodge Charger) She's back.
Car Pool 1996.Workaholic advertising executive, Daniel Miller, has an important business meeting, but finds himself
having to drive the neighborhood carpool for his sons, and their friends, when his wife gets sick. Things go even more
awry when he finds himself a victim of a robbery. The situation worsens as Franklin Laszlo (Tom Arnold), a desperate
carnival owner robs the bank and takes Daniel and the kids hostage as his truck is blocked by an armored car. A comedic
car chase ensues through Seattle. Daniel discovers his kids and their friends do not really respect him and they react
better to Franklin.
Black Lightning 2009. Russian movie subtitled in English. The first Russion Superhero movie. Dima gets a car from
his father, He finds out the car can fly. Adapted from the comics this is an action packed movie if you don't mind
reading the subtitles.
Black Dog 1998. An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with
illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family. Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis and Meat Loaf.
Bad Boys 1995. Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin. Will Smith,
Martin Lawrence and Lisa Boyle.
DRAGSTRIP GIRL 1957 . Teens, hot rods, rock and roll, drag racing and a bit of robbery and murder. Classic footage
of hot rods riding the curbs in LA! Dragstrip Girl is insatiable in her search for thrills! Chickie run on film!
Winner-takes-all ending! John Ashley does an Elvis imitation! Fay Spain, Steve Terrell, John Ashley, Frank Gorshin, Russ
Bender, Tommy Ivo, Judy Bamber. Dragstrip Girl!