Death Race (2008)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Death Race (2008) Poster

Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.


  • Joan Allen and Jason Statham at Death Race (2008)
  • Jason Statham in Death Race (2008)
  • Natalie Martinez in Death Race (2008)
  • Ian McShane at Death Race (2008)
  • Max Ryan In tattoo Make-up

See all photos


Release Date:

22 August 2008



Country of Origin

USA, Germany, UK

Box Office


$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,621,090 (USA) (22 August 2008)


$36,064,910 (USA) (10 October 2008)

More Like This

  • Transporter 3

    Transporter 3

  • Transporter 2

    Transporter 2

  • The Transporter

    The Transporter

  • Crank


  • Death Race 2

    Death Race 2

  • Crank: High Voltage

    Crank: High Voltage

  • Death Race: Inferno

    Death Race: Inferno

  • The Expendables

    The Expendables

  • Parker


  • The Expendables 2

    The Expendables 2

  • Safe


  • The Mechanic

    The Mechanic

More To Explore

Search on

Family Entertainment Guide

Looking for movies and TV shows the whole family can watch together? Check out our Family Entertainment Guide.

Visit the Family Entertainment Guide

Scary Good

Try out some frightfully fun movie and television titles to keep you up at night.

Enter if you dare

Editors' Spotlight

Check out our Comic-Con celebrity interviews and cosplay galleries, keep up-to-date with IMDb's awards coverage, and learn about the latest streaming shows.