Best Car Movies for Kids and Teens

Some kids seem born with a fascination with anything that has a motor, a couple of axles, and a steering wheel. If your kids are into vehicles, these need-for-speed flicks are sure to entertain them -- whether they're still playing with Hot Wheels or they're ready for a learner's permit. For more, try our lists of Books About Cars, Trucks, and Trains, Best TV Shows About Cars, and Car Racing Games. Vroom!

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Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups

age 3+

Paw Patrol movie shines a light on perseverance and courage.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Go! Go! Cory Carson: Summer Camp

age 4+

Likable social-emotional messages stand out in cute story.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Cars

age 5+

Pixar comedy is full of four-wheeled fun.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Cars 3

age 6+

Some intense scenes in story of empowerment, mentorship.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

age 6+

A fantastical car story custom-made for kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1968)
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The Great Race

age 6+

Perfect family movie is fun from beginning to end.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1965)
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Team Hot Wheels: Origin of Awesome

age 6+

Funny, action-packed intro to new Hot Wheels products.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Turbo

age 6+

Speedy snail dreams big in fun animated comedy.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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The Love Bug

age 7+

'60s comedy has dated stereotypes, drinking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1968)
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Dust to Glory

age 8+

Up-close look at an off-road motor race.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

age 8+

It's a long, long, long, long classic comedy chase-epic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1963)
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Miracle in Lane 2

age 8+

Sports biography challenges the perceptions of disability.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Speed Racer

age 8+

Action-packed kids' film fun, with a few sputters.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream

age 10+

Rousing dramedy about corruption has cursing, smoking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1988)
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The Italian Job (1969)

age 11+

Classic, fun caper has outdated views, moderate violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1969)
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Racing Dreams

age 11+

Tweens in go-karts race for glory in lively docu.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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Speed Sisters

age 11+

Spirited docu follows Middle Eastern female racing team.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Snake & Mongoose

age 12+

Enjoyable drag racing movie has smoking, mild profanity.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

age 13+

Mini skirt girl power continues.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2003)
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Ford v Ferrari

age 13+

Entertaining, well-paced racing biopic has strong language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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