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10 Great Car Movies To Watch

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Are you in the mood for the sound of roaring engines and screeching tires? If so, then a car movie is probably what you crave!

So get out the popcorn, turn on the TV and choose from our diverse list of 10 great car movies to watch.

1. THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS (2001)

ACTION (PG-13)

In The Fast And The Furious, an undercover cop (Paul Walker) must infiltrate an underground street-racing group and destroy it. But as time goes by, his feelings start to change. With a cast that includes Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel, this film is and always will be a car-movie hit! P.S. We know this is a big series with loads of films. But nothing quite beats the original entry. So be sure to give it a watch!

2. TAXI (2004)

COMEDY/ACTION (PG-13)

Are you in the mood for a laugh? Well then, Taxi is a must-watch. 

This film is about a police officer (Jimmy Fallon) who gets his car license taken away because he’s such a bad driver. So when a major bank robbery takes place, he must take a taxi in order to chase the criminals. 

Luckily for him, the taxi he takes is very unique. And so is its driver (Queen Latifah).

3. CARS (2006)

ANIMATION (G)

Cars is a Disney-Pixar animation set in a world full of talking vehicles. It follows the story of an arrogant racing car who becomes lost before he begins a journey of self discovery to learn what is truly important in life.

Overall, it doesn't matter how old you are. Cars is an absolute joy for the entire family.

4. THE ITALIAN JOB (2003)

HEIST/THRILLER (PG-13)

In this Oceans 11-style film, a group of heist artists steal gold and make a clean getaway. But then they are betrayed by one of their own members. Now, the group wants sweet revenge. And that involves some Mini Coopers and sharp driving skills.

With a cast that includes Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, and many other great actors, you’ll enjoy every minute of it. 

5. RUSH (2013)

BIOGRAPHICAL/DRAMA (R)

This biographical drama focuses on the true story of the notorious rivalry between the two 1970’s Formula One drivers, James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). 

With brilliant acting and a deep atmosphere, you’ll be glued to your screen for the entire film. 

6. THE OTHER GUYS (2010)

COMEDY (PG-13)

Never underestimate a Toyota Prius! This is what The Other Guys teaches us. 

In this hilarious crime-busting comedy, two comical cops (Will Farrell and Mark Wahlberg) try to uncover a massive multi-billion dollar crime in New York City. But along the way, they and their Prius often encounter some painfully funny hurdles.

7. DEATH RACE (2008)

ACTION/THRILLER (R)

Death Race is set in a dystopian future in which prisoners become modern-day gladiators who race each other in weaponized cars.

With Jason Statham as the main character, you can be guaranteed an action-packed time! 

8. TAXI DRIVER (1976)

CRIME/DRAMA (R)

This darker film follows a young New-York-City taxi driver (Robert De Niro) who slowly slides into insanity to become an assassin. 

9. THE FIFTH ELEMENT (1997)

SCI FI/ACTION (R) Set in the distant future, The Fifth Element is the story of a flying-taxi driver (Bruce Willis) who gets caught in a cosmic battle to save the entire planet.  

10. DRIVEN (2001)

SPORT/ACTION (PG-13)

Driven follows a young and talented race-car driver (Kip Pardue) who is losing confidence in his racing abilities. So to help him get back to his winning ways, an experienced driver (Sylvester Stallone) is brought in as his teammate.