Truth be told, people get more excited over things that are rare or impossible-to-reach. This is the appeal that racing movies have. Because not all people can be a racer, watching movies is their relief to their longing.

If you are one of those people who find racing movies interesting, here are the best racing movies that you should not miss out on:

1. Trading Paint (2019)


About the film: Features a pair of father and son who are professional race car drivers. They need to work out through their family and professional conflicts to grow not only as a person but as a family as well.

2. Rush (2013)


About the film: Focuses on the rivalry of the 1970s Formula One rivals Niki Lauda and James Hunt.

3. Fast Five (2011)


About the film: A heroin importer and his street racing crew carry out a heist to regain their freedom.

4. Fast & Furious (2009)


About the film: An FBI agent goes back into the street racing world to infiltrate and bring down a drug syndicate.

5. Death Race (2008)


About the film: Set in our post-industrial world, an ex-con gets embroiled in car racing inside a notorious prison.

6. The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)


About the film: After moving to Tokyo, an American teenager dips into the drift racing world and becomes a major competitor in it.

7. Initial D (2005)


About the film: This Japanese film is the live-action adaptation of the manga with the same name. It follows the life of a teenager as he gets dragged into the world of drift racing, only to find out that he has already unknowingly perfected it thanks to his father.

8. 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)


About the film: A former cop works together with a former childhood friend (and street racer!) to bust a dangerous criminal.

9. The Fast and the Furious (2001)


About the film: A street racing action film where an LA police officer becomes enamored with the street racing world he supposedly went undercover for.