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List of the best racing movies and Nascar movies. What's the best racing movie of all time? These are the top racing films and can be reranked to make your own list of automotive racing movies. If you want more awesome movie ideas; then check out our lists of best drama movies, best action movies on Netflix and best comedies on Netflix

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These may not be all movies about racing, but they are the best.
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The Fast and the Furious is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster The Fast and the Furious is a 2001 American street racing action film directed by Rob Cohen and starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. The film is the first ...more

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Fast Five is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Racing Movies
ShoxruxMessi added Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the fifth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew of street racers plan ...more

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Fast & Furious 6 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Racing Movies
NeerajKumar added Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson Fast & Furious 6 is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin, and the sixth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has Dominic (Vin Diesel) and ...more

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The Fast and the Furious: Toky... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Vin Diesel, Bow Wow, Amber West The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a 2006 American action film directed by Justin Lin, produced by Neal H. Moritz and written by Chris Morgan. It is the third installment of The Fast and ...more

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2 Fast 2 Furious is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Ludacris 2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 American street racing action film directed by John Singleton. It is the second installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. Brian O'Conner teams up with his ...more

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde Rush is a 1991 American crime/drama film directed by Lili Fini Zanuck and based on a novel written by Kim Wozencraft. It stars Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jason Patric as two cops in the 1970s who ...more

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Fast & Furious is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Racing Movies
bwaebers added Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster Fast & Furious is a 2009 American street racing action film directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. It is the fourth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise. The plot ...more

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Days of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall Days of Thunder is a 1990 American auto racing film released by Paramount Pictures, produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Tony Scott. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Nicole ...more

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Le Mans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Countermoon added Steve McQueen, Luc Merenda, Carlo Cecchi Le Mans is a 1971 action film directed by Lee H. Katzin, starring Steve McQueen. It features footage from the actual 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race in June 1970. Released in June 1971 and given a ...more

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Death Race is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez This film is a 2008 American science fiction action thriller film produced, written, and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and starring Jason Statham. Though referred to as a remake of the 1975 ...more

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad o... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Amy Adams, Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen Ricky Bobby (WILL FERRELL) has always dreamed of driving fast -- real fast -- like his father, Reese Bobby (GARY COLE), who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky’s mother, ...more

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Cars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more

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Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Racing Movies
James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Toshiro Mifune Grand Prix is a 1966 American action film with an international cast. The picture was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre and stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves ...more

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Furious 7 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan, and the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic ...more

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Need for Speed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Racing Movies
81skullcrusher added Michael Keaton, Dakota Johnson, Imogen Poots Need for Speed is a 2014 action film written by George Nolfi and to be directed by Scott Waugh.

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The Cannonball Run is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds The Cannonball Run is a 1981 comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett, and an all-star supporting cast. It was directed by Hal Needham, produced by Hong ...more

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Bullitt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Racing Movies
MarkPeters added Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett Bullitt is a 1968 American action police procedural film directed by Peter Yates and produced by Philip D'Antoni. It stars Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset. The screenplay by ...more

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Senna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Ludemann Engineering added "The story of Ayrton Senna, perhaps the greatest race car driver who ever lived, is an epic tale that literally twists at every turn. In the mid 1980s, Senna, a young, gifted driver, ...more

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Driven is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Estella Warren Driven is a 2001 action drama film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone, who also wrote and produced. It centers on a young racing driver's effort to win the Champ Car World ...more

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Stroker Ace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Racing Movies
wiabux added Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Jim Nabors Stroker Ace is a 1983 action comedy film, filmed in North Carolina and Georgia, about a NASCAR driver, the eponymous Stroker Ace, played by Burt Reynolds. The co-stars were Jim Nabors, Loni ...more

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The Great Race is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis The Great Race is a 1965 American slapstick comedy Technicolor film starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, and Natalie Wood, directed by Blake Edwards, written by Blake Edwards and Arthur A. Ross, ...more

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Herbie: Fully Loaded is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris, Michael Keaton Herbie: Fully Loaded is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Angela Robinson and produced by Robert Simonds for Walt Disney Pictures. It stars Lindsay Lohan as the youngest member of an ...more

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Vanishing Point is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Racing Movies
MikaLindström added Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Keith David Vanishing Point is a 1997 television remake of the 1971 cult film that aired on the Fox television network. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Peta Wilson, Christine Elise and ...more

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Racing Movies
JericoQuintoGalban added Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Racing Movies
Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman Speed Racer is a 2008 American sports action film based on the Japanese anime and manga series of the same name by Tatsunoko Productions. The film was written and directed by The Wachowskis, and ...more