Top 12 Rated Gearheads Movies
Comingsoon.net is looking at movies that highlight what it means to be a reducer – the need for speed. Check out our choices in the gallery below!
On several occasions in Will Ferrell's film Talladega Nights: Ricky Bobby's Ballard, the main character expresses a desire to go fast. Although this comedy does not make our list of dramas, the feeling still remains. It sums up the kind of meticulous mechanic who studies his craft to build the machine as quickly as possible.
The newest movie that revolves around speed-hungry mechanics is Ford v. Ferrari, by James Mangold; The movie drew attention back to a genre (sometimes called "daddy movies") that hasn't been taken seriously in a long time. When it comes to racing movies, most of the time they are ridiculous. These movies are fun (and necessary), but every now and then a good racing biography comes out and highlights some of the hardest workers in the world. Here is a list of the best gearboxes and, in turn, racing movies that made this particular genre what it is today.