30+ Best Car Movies Of All Time: Speed, Chases, Thrills, and More! - Endless Popcorn

Best Car Movies

If you’re looking for some high-octane automotive action, look no further than this list of the best car movies of all time. From classic films like “The Fast and the Furious” to newer movies like “Baby Driver,” we’ve got something for everyone who loves cars and everything to do with auto-motives. So sit back, buckle up, and enjoy these amazing speedsters on the big screen!

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Our Top Picks For The Best Car Movies
  • Cars (2006)
  • The Fast And The Furious (2001)
  • Drive (2011)
  • Death Race (2008)
  • Locke (2013)
  • Ford V Ferarri (2019)
  • Baby Driver (2017)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

1.  The Fast and the Furious

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The Fast And The Furious Movie Description

Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), takes on Brian (Paul Walker), as his protege in the street racing world. Brian is working undercover as a cop in an investigation of Dom and his enemy Johnny Tran. While the investigation is taking place, Brian falls for Dom’s sister Mia (Jordana Brewster). The two eventually team up to take down Tran and clear Dominic’s name.

2.  Locke

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Locke Movie Description

Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) is a construction manager with a perfect family life. However, something forces him to leave his construction site in the middle of his career. He must drive to London and face his past mistakes. Ivan tells everyone about the secret he’s been keeping that could destroy his current life.

3.  Baby Driver

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Baby Driver Movie Description

Baby (Ansel Elgort), a talented driver with a love for music and fast cars. He uses his skills behind the wheel to help Doc’s (Kevin Spacey) crew pull off bank robberies. However, Baby has dreams of leaving the criminal life behind and starting a new life with Debora (Lily James), a girl he meets at a restaurant. This proves easier said than done.

4.  Cars

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Cars Movie Description

Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) journeys to California to compete for the Piston Cup Championship against The King (Richard Petty) and Chick Hicks (Michael Keaton). After falling out of his trailer in a run-down town called Radiator Springs, Lightning becomes lost while en route to California.

Slowly befriending the town’s odd residents, including Sally (Bonnie Hunt), Doc Hudson (Paul Newman), and Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), when it comes time to finally leave, the Piston Cup is no longer what matters most to him.

5.  Mad Max: Fury Road

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Mad Max: Fury Road Movie Description

The War Rig, a huge armored truck, is now in the hands of Imperator Furiosa and Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy). They are fleeing from the tyrannical Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne), who rules the Wasteland years after the collapse of society.

Joe has five wives who have fled with Furiosa (Charlize Theron), and they are trying to flee with their lives. They must now try to outrun the merciless warlord in a deadly high-speed chase across the desert.

6.  Death Race

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Death Race Movie Description

Jensen Ames (Jason Statham) is a three-time speedway champion who is framed for a murder he did not commit. He is given the chance to compete in the Death Race as a driver known as Frankenstein in order to gain his freedom.

The car he will drive is equipped with grenade launchers and flamethrowers, making it a formidable opponent on the race track. With his odds of freedom on the line, Jensen takes on the Death Race and must use all of his driving skills to survive.

7.  Ford v Ferrari

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Ford Vs Ferrari Movie Description

Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and Ken Miles (Christian Bale) team up to build a revolutionary car for the Ford Motor Co. Their plan is to compete against Enzo Ferrari’s race cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France.

8.  Drive

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Drive Movie Description

Driver (Ryan Gosling) is a skilled Hollywood stuntman and criminal who leads a dangerous life by night. He works as a getaway driver for anyone who needs him, no questions asked. He doesn’t have much of a private life but has grown to care for his neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan) and her son.

Driver, is hired by Irene’s husband who has just been released from prison to take on another heist that he knows will be dangerous. The heist goes horribly wrong, putting himself, Irene, and Benicio (Kaden Leos) in jeopardy. To protect them from the dangers that are on their way, Driver must put his life on the line.

There you go! Those are the films we believe will give you the best possible experience on your search for the best car movies! But what about when you finish watching these! What else should you watch? Don’t worry, we’ve still got you covered. We’ll be listing all the other films we went through that just barely got beat out by the ones above. So if you’ve watched through our top picks then these should be the next movies you put on the big screen!

25 More High-Speed Car Movies You Can’t Miss

  1. Need For Speed (2014)
  2. Days of Thunder (1990)
  3. Vanishing Point (1971)
  4. Ronin (1998)
  5. The Italian Job (2003)
  6. Death Proof (2007)
  7. Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974)
  8. Speed Racer (2008)
  9. Grand Prix (1966)
  10. Back To The Future (1985)
  11. Convoy (1978)
  12. The Driver (1978)
  13. The Transporter (2002)
  14. Bullitt (1968)
  15. Gone In 60 Seconds (1974)
  16. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  17. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  18. Duel (1971)
  19. Collateral (2004)
  20. The Cannonball Run (1981)
  21. Joy Ride (2001)
  22. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
  23. Vehicle 19 (2013)
  24. The Road Warrior (1981)
  25. Wheelman (2017)
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