If you love cars, then you probably love car movies.
Our car movie list (brought to you by carmovies.info) includes the best car movies ever made (along with some of the worst car movies).
Great action movies with thrilling car chases (Bullitt), road trip movies (Fandango),
1950s hot rod movies, horror movies (The Car), and a few automobile and drag racing documentaries.
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
The eighth movie from The Fast and the Furious franchise. Starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Lucas Black, Kurt Russell and Jason Statham.
Cars 3 (2017)
"Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world." Cars 3 is scheduled to be released on June 16, 2017.
Cop Car (2015)
R 88min. Crime, Thriller. Directed by Jon Watts. Starring Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford, Camryn Manheim, Shea Whigham. What would you do if you found a cop car in the woods?
Furious 7 (2015)
PG13 137 min. Directed by James Wan. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson
Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham...
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
R 120 min. The last Mad Max was 1985? Mind blown.
Havana Motor Club (2015)
NR 80 min. A documentary chronicling six Cuban drag racers as they prepare for Cuba's first sanctioned race since 1960.
Drive Hard (2014)
NR 92 min. Starring John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura. Former race car driver is forced to be a getaway driver in bank robbery.
Need for Speed (2014)
PG13 132 min. Starring 2013 Shelby GT500. Expected it to be cheesy since it was based on a video game...
R 123 min. Directed by Ron Howard. For those not immersed in Formula One history this movie is a good start...
Hit and Run (2012)
R 100 min. Starring Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Kristin Chenoweth, Tom Arnold, Bradley Cooper, and a 1967 Lincoln Continental. Know for its romantic burnout scene...
Green Hornet (2011)
PG13 119 min. This buddy, action, comedy movie was fun to watch.
R 100 min. Mechanic/stuntman/getaway driver, with a savior complex. Started off interesting. Got really violent. Then ended.
Fast Five (2011)
PG-13 2h 11m. Action. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) gets out of jail with a little help from his friends...
R 98 min. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Chevelle LS5 SS. Driver (Dwayne) was released from prison. He retrieved his Chevelle LS5 SS, then drives to an office building and kills a man. He's a man on a mission to execute revenge on the group that viciously murdered his brother.
PG-13 106 min. An awesome movie documentary on Formula One race car driver Ayrton Senna...
Love the Beast (2009)
R 92 min. Australia, mate. Looks interesting. "Love the Beast is a 2009 documentary film directed by Eric Bana, and featuring Bana, Ford Falcon (XB), Jay Leno, Jeremy Clarkson, and Phil McGraw. It was listed as one of the best automotive documentaries by The News Wheel in 2015." -wikipedia
Death Race (2008)
R 1h 45min. Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Starring Jason Statham, 2006 Ford Mustang GT.
Gran Torino (2008)
R 116 min. Clint Eastwood, Not really a car movie, but hey, Clint Eastwood kicks arse!
Death Proof (2007)
R 113 min. Directed by Quentin Tarintino. Starring Kurt Russell, Death Proof Nova. Filmed in Austin, Texas. You'll notice Congress Avenue at the opening of the movie, Guero's and the Texas Chili Parlor.
G 117 min. Lightning McQueen learns valuable lessons. There are a hand full of movies that both children and adult can enjoy. Cars is the best!
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
PG13 104min Action, Crime, Romance. Directed by Justin Lin. Starring Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Shad Moss. The best aspect of this movie is...
Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005)
G 75 min. The name says it all.
Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (2003)
NR, 147 min. Narrated by Tom Hanks, this is a documentary on the first trans continental trip in an automobile, before there were roads to accomplish such a feat! We're talking 1903! Must watch!
The Italian Job (2003)
PG-13 111 min. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Mos Def and Donald Sutherland.
PG-13 116 min. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Til Schweiger, Kip Pardue...A classic rivalry theme. Two CART racers compete with each other on the track and off.
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
PG-13 118 min. Starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, Vinnie Jones, and Will Patton.
R 122 min. Starring Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Sean Bean, and Jonathan Pryce. An American gangster action movie. Killer car chase movie.
Super Speedway (1997)
NR 50 min. Documentary. Originally released for IMAX. Narrated by Paul Newman. IMDB has release year as 2000.
Vanishing Point (1997)
91 Min. NR. Vanishing Point, a 1997 television remake of the 1971 cult film, aired on the Fox television network.
Powwow Highway (1989)
R 88 min. Comedy, Drama, Road trip movie. Starring A Martinez, Gary Farmer, Amanda Wyss. Based on a novel by David Seals. Main character, Philbert Bono, is trying to connect with his Cheyenne roots. He takes a road trip with a friend in a 1964 Buick Wildcat Four-Door Hardtop to rescue his sister.
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG 110 min. Starring Jeff Bridges. The story of Preston Tucker and the automobile he designed that challenged the status quo.
The Wraith (1986)
R 93 min. Starring Charlie Sheen. Jake returns from the dead in a cool futuristic car and a mission of revenge!
R 87 min. Starring Sylvester Stallone, 1950 Mercury.
"The custom 1950 Mercury driven by Cobretti was actually owned by Sylvester Stallone. The studio produced stunt doubles of the car for use in some of the action sequences, such as the jump from the second floor of the parking garage."
PG 91 min. Starring Kevin Costner. Set in 1971. Five Texas college students go on a "last" road trip together.
"Principal photography began in 1984 at a number of locations, primarily in Texas, including Alpine, Austin, El Paso, Fort Davis, Lajitas, Marathon, Marfa, Monahans, Pecos, and San Elizario, Texas. Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas (where Dom was located) and Tulsa, Oklahoma, were also prominent in the film."
Back to the Future (1985)
PG 116 min. Starring DeLorean awesomeness! Has anyone not seen this?
Heart Like a Wheel (1983)
PG 113 min. Shirley Muldowney, professional drag racer.
The Cannonball Run (1981)
PG 95 min. Starring Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett...
The Blues Brothers (1980)
R 133 min. Starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.
The Hollywood Knights (1980)
R 91 min. Starring Tony Danza, Michelle Pfeiffer... Set in Beverly Hills in 1965. The Hollywood Knights is similar to American Graffiti (1973).
Hot Rod (1979)
NR 97 min. TV movie. Starring Gregg Henry, Pernell Roberts, Ed Begley Jr., Robert Culp.
American Nitro (1979)
PG 75 min. American Nitro, 1979, Drag racing documentary.
More American Graffiti (1979)
PG 110 min The follow up to American Graffiti. Ron Howard, Bo Hopkins...
Corvette Summer (1978)
PG 105 min. Starring Mark Hamill, Annie Potts...
"After the success of Star Wars (1977), Hamill found that audiences identified him very closely with the role of Luke Skywalker. He attempted to avoid typecasting by appearing in the 1978 film Corvette Summer..." -wikipedia
The Driver (1978)
R 91 min. Starring Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani... Haven't watched this one yet.
The Car (1977)
PG 96 min. Directed by Elliot Silverstein. With James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley, R.G. Armstrong.
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
PG 96 min. Directed by Hal Needham. Starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed and Mike Henry. Featuring Pontiac Trans-Am! CB Radios! ...
C'était un Rendez-vous (1976)
NR 9 min. "C'était un Rendez vous" (it was a date) is a short film by Claude Lelouche. It was filmed at 5:30 AM in the streets of Paris in 1976. It was shot with a camera strapped to the front of his Mercedes 450SEL. The engine sound was added during the editing process.
Eat My Dust (1976)
PG 89 min. Starring Ron Howard.
PG 115 min. Directed by Burt Reynolds. Starring Burt Reynolds! White Lightning sequel. One year prior to the release of Smokey and the Bandit.
The Gumball Rally (1976)
PG 105m. Comedy. A coast-to-coast road race.
Return to Macon County (1975)
PG 90 min. Nick Nolte, Don Johnson, 57 Chevy.
Macon County Line (1974)
R 83 min. Directed by Richard Compton. Produced by Max Baer, Jr. Written by Max Baer, Jr. and Richard Compton. Starring Alan Vint, Jesse Vint, Cheryl Waters, Max Baer, Jr.
Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
PG 105 min. Starring H. B. Halicki... The job? Steal 48 cars in five days.
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
PG 93 min. Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, and Vic Morrow. This is, undeniably, a car chase movie.
The California Kid (1974)
NR 74 min. TV Movie. Starring Martin Sheen, Vic Morrow (Combat!), Nick Nolte, Michelle Phillips, Gary Morgan, and Janit Baldwin.
American Graffiti (1973)
PG 110 min Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Charles Martin Smith, Harrison Ford, Cindy Williams, Mackenzie Phillips, Candy Clark, and Paul Le Mat.
White Lightning (1973)
PG 101 min. Starring Burt Reynolds, 1971 Ford Galaxie Custom 500. Ford must have donated the cars because...
The Getaway (1972)
PG 122 min. Steve McQueen, Filmed in Texas.
PG 90 min. TV Movie. Written by Richard Matheson. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Dennis Weaver and a demonic Peterbilt 18-Wheeler.
Le Mans (1971)
G 106 min. Steve McQueen. Le Mans is a 1971 film depicting a fictional 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race. LeMans remains popular today as an historically accurate depiction of its era.
Two Lane Blacktop (1971)
R 102 min. Starring 1955 Chevy! Road trip movie with no real point. But it featured a cool Chevy, James Taylor and Dennis Wilson of Beach Boys fame!
Vanishing Point (1971)
R 99 min. As the title hints, the "point" of the movie "vanishes" at the end. But maybe it's deeper than a car chase that ends in a...
M 123 min. Starring Paul Newman, Robert Wagner. Racing!
The Reivers (1969)
PG-13 107 min. Starring Steve McQueen, 1905 Winton Flyer.
The Italian Job (1969)
G 99 min. Starring Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Lamborghini Miura, Mini Cooper... A British caper film.
PG 114 min. Starring Steve McQueen, 1968 Ford Mustang 390 GT 2+2 Fastback, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn...
Hot Rods to Hell (1967)
NR 92 min.
Dad gets in a car wreck and suffers a serious debilitating injury. Has to abandon his career, and is talked in to buying a motel to generate income. But hot rod punks don't like the new square owner.
Grand Prix (1966)
NR 176 min. Starring James Garner. Includes real-life racing footage and cameo appearances by drivers including Formula One World Champions Phil Hill, Graham Hill, and more!
Thunder Road (1958)
NR 92 min. A cult classic starring Robert Mitchum as a Tennessee whiskey runner. Mitchum wrote the story, stars in it, and wrote and sings the theme song.
Hot Rod Gang (1958)
NR 72 min. Comedy. Directed by Lew Landers. Written by Lou Rusoff. Starring John Ashley, Jody Fair.
Hot-Rod Girl (1956)
NR 79 min. Starring Chuck Connors, not as the Rifleman!
Johnny Dark (1954)
NR 85 min. Starring Tony Curtis. Not on Netflix. Hard to find. Never released on video or DVD in the US.
The Devil on Wheels (1947)
NR 67 min. Say your prayers and watch it now! Although it will cost you 67 minutes of your life (not including possible video buffering).
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