Death Race (2008 movie)

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Death Race
Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson
Screenplay byPaul W. S. Anderson
Story byPaul W. S. Anderson
Based onDeath Race by Robert Thom
Charles B. Griffith and The Racer by Ib Melchior
Produced by
CinematographyScott Kevan
Edited by
  • Hiven Howie
  • David Kern (additional editor)
  • Dallas Puett
Music byPaul Haslinger
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • August 22, 2008 (2008-08-22)
Running time
111 minutes

Death Race is an 2008 American dystopian action thriller movie written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson.

Though reffered to 1975 movie Death Race 2000 (which is directed by Ib Melchior's short story The Racer), in reviews and marketing materials. Athought, this is became as the prequel movie.

The movie starring by Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane and Joan Allen.

The film was followed by four sequels; Death Race 2 (2010), Death Race 3: Inferno (2013), and Death Beyond Anarchy (2018).