Release date31 December 2011 (USA)
28 January 2013 (UK) WriterSteve Sarno (story), Alex Ranarivelo (story), Ali Afshar (story), Steve Sarno, Alex Ranarivelo ScreenplayAlex Ranarivelo, Steve Sarno Story byAlex Ranarivelo, Alex Dodd, Steve Sarno CastJoseph Cross (Danny Krueger), John Pyper-Ferguson (Frank Krueger), Brando Eaton (Jake Kendall), Nicole Badaan (Jessica), Sherry Stringfield (Lisa Abrams) Similar moviesBack to the Future Part III, Back to the Future Part II, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Back to the Future, The Fast and the Furious, Cars
TaglineOnly one can win it all.
Born to Race is a 2011 action film directed by Alex Ranarivelo, and stars Joseph Cross and John Pyper-Ferguson.
Born To Race is the story of Danny Krueger (Joseph Cross), a rebellious young street racer on a collision course with trouble. After an accident at an illegal street race, he is sent to a small town to live with his estranged father (John Pyper-Ferguson), a washed up NASCAR racer. Attending high school, Danny meets Jessica (Nicole Badaan). She invites him to a party. Attempting to integrate, Danny accepts the invitation. At the party Danny runs into the local hot shot Jake Kendall (Brando Eaton). The two characters clash. Jake rules the neighborhood fiercely, and Danny will have to live up to those standards in order to become accepted, which means that he shall have to race again.
Meanwhile the relationship between Danny and his father has its own ups and downs. Danny cannot get over the fact that his father left him and his mother when he was still a young child. In his struggle to find his ways in his new hometown, he cannot get around his father, and through dialogue the two slowly come to realize that they have more in common then they suspected. When Danny decides to enter the NHRA High School Drags, he is forced to seek his father's help in taking down his rival Jake Kendall.
Joseph Cross as Danny Krueger
John Pyper-Ferguson as Frank Krueger
Brando Eaton as Jake Kendall
Nicole Badaan as Jessica Dalton
Sherry Stringfield as Lisa Abrams
Spencer Breslin as Max
Christina Moore as Ms. Parker
Erik Kingas Mr. Briggs
Johanna Braddy as Rachel
Matt McCoy as Joe
Grant Showas Jimmy Kendall
Walter Perez as Tony
Chelsea Heath as Andrea Faust
Michael Esparza as Sanchez
Ali Afshar as Himself
Whitmer Thomas as Harry
Badal Bhowmik as Racer
A sequel Born to Race: Fast Track was released in 2014 with Brett Davern and Beau Mirchoff replacing both Cross and Eaton as Danny Krueger and Jake Kendall, Bill Sage replaces Ferguson as Frank Krueger, while Badaan reprise her role as Jessica.