We've crossed over from pre-Christmas (formerly known as "Thanksgiving") to The Christmas Season (formerly known as "December"). Hollywood knows that most of us will be eager to leave our family-packed homes and get to the movies in the upcoming weeks. Here's a look at the movies with a Nascar-bent:
|"Get back in there, tire!"
Catching Fire: Paul Menard's Sideburns retell the harrowing tale of his tire exploding on pit road at Homestead.
Out of the Furnace: Tony Stewart's custom-made iron tibia works great, but there's just one problem--it hates Kurt Busch.
Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas: Studio executives are still annoyed that Mr. Perry refused to re-title this incisive observation of the early days of USAC Stock Car racing.
Anchorman 2: John Roberts leads fans on an epic quest to find the most-mysterious treasure of all: Fox Sports 2.
American Hustle: Dodge/Mopar fans attempt to bring the marque back into Nascar, despite the public's overarching and overbearing indifference.
Saving Mr. Banks: An anthropomorphic Daytona International Speedway explains how its kept Nascar from simply lowering its banking to reduce the dependance on restrictor plates.
Her: Patty Moise spends the entire two-hour long runtime explaining how to pronounce her last name.
Lone Survivor: Martin Truex Jr. begins his plans to take Furniture Row Racing to the top of the sport. Spoiler Alert--it involves dropping a nuclear bomb on North Carolina.