Car Movies

Best Formula 1 Movies

The list of the Best Formula 1 Movies.

Rush (2013)

R 123 min. Directed by Ron Howard. For those not immersed in Formula One history this movie is a good start.

Rush is about a rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Good movie.

Watch Senna next.

1: Life On The Limit (2013)

Not Rated 112min Documentary. The movie traces the history of Formula One auto racing from its early years to the 1994 death of Ayrton Senna.

Extensive and often rare archival footage is used throughout.

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.

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!

Grand Prix is a 1966 American drama film about motorsports featuring an international ensemble cast. The picture was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre and stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand, Brian Bedford, Jessica Walter and Antonio Sabàto. Toshiro Mifune has a supporting role as a race team owner, inspired by Soichiro Honda. The picture was photographed in Super Panavision 70 by Lionel Lindon, and presented in 70 mm Cinerama in premiere engagements. Its unique racing cinematography – in part credited to Saul Bass – is one of the main draws of the film.

The film includes real-life racing footage and cameo appearances by drivers including Formula One World Champions Phil Hill, Graham Hill, Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark, Jochen Rindt and Jack Brabham. Other drivers who appeared in the film include Dan Gurney, Richie Ginther, Joakim Bonnier, Bruce McLaren and Jo Siffert.

One of the ten highest grossing films of 1966, Grand Prix won three Academy Awards for its technical achievements.

-Wikipedia