Category: Action & Adventure
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The Devil On Wheels(1947)
A teenager takes to the streets, racing hot rods and getting into trouble, after being "inspired" by his father's reckless driving habits. Darryl Hickman, Noreen Nash and Jan Ford star in this rip-roaring youth-in-trouble epic. 67 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
One of the earliest entries in the hot rod film craze was this tire-screeching tale about a reckless youth who becomes immersed in the world of fast cars to impress a girl. But his need for speed soon gets him into trouble, not only with a local racetrack rival, but also with his father, a stern juvenile court judge. James Lydon, Art ... more
The Fast And The Furious(1955)
John Ireland is an independent trucker who's falsely accused of murder after a high-speed chase and wreck with another trucker. Busting out of prison to clear his name, and with the law hot on his tail, Ireland steals a Jaguar and takes owner Dorothy Malone hostage. Together, the pair enters a Pebble Beach road race so Ireland can ... more
Hot Rod Girl(1956)
In an attempt to curb teenage drag racing in his town, policeman Chuck Connors sets up a supervised racetrack, but the accidental death of a boy threatens the lives of all involved in this early "teen drama." Mark Andrews, Lori Nelson star. 81 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
Thunder In Carolina(1960)
Ex-moonshiner and race car driver Mitch Cooper (Rory Calhoun) suffers a crippling accident that leaves him with a bum leg. Fortunately, he's still got plenty of street smarts that come in handy when a rookie racer (Race Gentry) looks to him as a mentor. Stocked with lots of stunning NASCAR action sequences, this Southern-fried racing ... more
Wild Ones On Wheels(1962)
Youths in trouble! Cool cars riding fast! Buried treasure! Beautiful babes! They're all here in a story about a gang of sports car enthusiasts who kill a crook, then force his wife to find $240,000 in stolen loot stashed in the desert. Francine York, Edmund Tontini and Robert Blair star. AKA: "Drivers to Hell." 92 min.
First, in "Speed Lovers," the son of a racetrack mechanic gets into the octane groove and sets out to make a name for himself on the Daytona speedway. David Marcus, Peggy O'Hara, and Fred Lorenzen as himself star; music is supplied by Billy Lee Riley of "Red Hot" fame. Then, a racer obsessed with his girlfriend's death at the hands ... more
Running moonshine through a small town on his way to Daytona, bootlegger Frankie Avalon competes with hot-headed local race car driver Fabian for the affections of Annette Funicello while evading federal agents. The fast-paced comedic actioner "Fireball 500" also stars Chill Wills, Harvey Lembeck. Then, in "Thunder Alley," ... more