Car Movies

Documentary Car Movies

THE list of Car Documentaries such as Senna, Love the Beast, Horatio's Drive and more!

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.

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Cuban Racing Background

"The Cuban Grand Prix was a sports car motor race held for a brief period in the late 1950s. The race is now defunct, having been held for the last time in 1960. The race is best remembered as the backdrop to the kidnapping of Formula One World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio by anti-government rebels linked to the 26th of July Movement."

Senna (2010)

PG-13 106 min. An awesome movie documentary on Formula One race car driver Ayrton Senna.

The movie is incredibly edited using archive racetrack footage and home video clips provided by the Senna family.

Pure genius! You Must watch this.

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

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!

Super Speedway (1997)

NR 50 min. Documentary. Originally released for IMAX. Narrated by Paul Newman. IMDB has release year as 2000.

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American Nitro (1979)

PG 75 min. American Nitro, 1979, Drag racing documentary.

"who in the hell would make a drag race documentary like this? It didn't hype it’s subject, it exposed it as a strange and somewhat hidden subculture; an outlaw sport which neither drag race officialdom nor the reviewers much appreciated."