Professional rivalry movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant professional rivalry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, entertaining, light, humorous, feel good and semi serious films and TV shows about / with professional rivalry, rivalry, rivals, contests and competitions, sport, rival, friendship, photograph, athlete's life and flashback plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Japan, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as professional rivalry: The Rack Pack (2016), A Taste of Summer (2019), Match (2012), Born a Champion (2021), The Tournament (2015), Hungry Heart: Wild Striker (2002), Record of Youth (2020), Windstorm 2 (2015), Cars (2006), The Gymnastics Samurai (2020).

List of professional rivalry movies

The Rack Pack (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: snooker, alcoholic, alcohol abuse, professional athlete, british, professional sports, self destructing, world champion, family man, rivalry, sports hero, professional rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982
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A Taste of Summer (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Gabby Ferrar moves to the town of Bright Shore, Massachusetts to open a restaurant after a stint as a sous chef in New York. Upon arrival, she encounters Caleb Delaney, a single father who runs his own restaurant and coaches the girls’ softball ...
Style: light, romantic, touching, realistic
Plot: competition, restaurant owner, father daughter relationship, in laws, brother brother relationship, chef, male female relationship, professional rivalry, love, fall in love, baseball team, restaurant kitchen ...
Place: new england, new york
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Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: soccer match, world war two, nazi occupation, sport team, contests and competitions, football team, showdown, professional rivalry, jousting, football, sport, rivals ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, ukraine, soviet union
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The Pee-Wee 3D: The Winter That Changed My Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, father son relationship, teammate, championship, mother daughter relationship, rise to the top, professional rivalry, sport team, friends, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Place: quebec
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Born a Champion (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: jujitsu, fight, sport, contests and competitions, professional rivalry, fight club, underground tournament, underground fighting, title bout, combat, professional sports, rivalry ...
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The Tournament (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Budapest International Chess Tournament. The most likely winner: Cal Fournier (22), French champion, immature genius, socially awkward, compulsive player. But this time, an unusual 9-years-old Hungarian opponent disrupts this smooth-running routine.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, chess, prodigy, ambition, misfit, contests and competitions, rivalry, bet, coach, genius, competition, professional rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, budapest
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Hungry Heart: Wild Striker (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kyosuke Kano has lived under the shadow of his successful brother Seisuke all his life who is a professional soccer player. Tired of being compared and downgraded at, he abandoned playing soccer until a boy from his new highschool discovered him and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: competition, soccer, team, student, school, talent, sport competition, playing soccer, football, contests and competitions, professional rivalry, football player ...
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Record of Youth (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: In a cutthroat world where the life you’re born into decides your success, three aspiring youths are determined to change that perception as they fight for their dreams.
Style: dorama, captivating, light, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: fashion, makeup artist, modeling, youth, love triangle, professional rivalry, best friend, multiple contestants, declaration of love, follow your dream, actor
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MatchMaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: When a romance writer is murdered, matchmaker Angie Dove gets entangled in another case…and with Detective Kyle Cooper. Can they read between the lines to find the murderer?
Style: entertaining, humorous, funny, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: amateur detective, curiosity, police investigation, matchmaker, professional rivalry, escapades, danger, police detective, strong female character, collaboration, society, perseverance ...
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Windstorm 2 (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy! With a heavy heart Mika decides to participate ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: girl horse relationship, horse, horse riding, equestrian, human animal relationship, teenage girl, horse trainer, grandparent grandchild relationship, parent child relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
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Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car race, car, desert, disney, computer animation, small town, small town life, social relations, desire for fame, happy ending, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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The Gymnastics Samurai (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the year 2002, the formerly powerful Japanese men's gymnastics team member Jotaro Aragaki is no longer able to compete. Even though he trained strenuously daily, he is asked about retiring by his coach Amakusa. However, a certain encounter ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: professional athlete, competition, overcoming, team, tournament, slice of life, gymnastics, gymnast, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivals ...
Time: year 2002
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Kuroko no Basket Movie 1: Winter Cup Soushuuhen - Kage to Hikari (2016)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: First of three compilation films of Kuroko no Basket.
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: basketball, athlete's life, contests and competitions, basketball player, rivalry, rivals, showdown, professional rivalry, athlete and trainer, sport, basketball coach, basketball team ...
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Backflip!! (2021)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The final summer of middle school, Shotaro Futaba discovers boys gymnastics and is completely enamored by it. Shotaro ends up going to Soshukan Private High School (aka Ao High) and decides to visit the boys gymnastics club. He's greeted by ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: team, slice of life, discipline, school, friends, overcoming, competition, gymnastics, teamwork, gymnast, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
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Dad Wanted (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: What does a thrill-seeker tween girl do when her mom forbids her to enter a BMX race? Cast an actor with nothing to lose to play her approving dad.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: mother daughter relationship, direction and purpose, overprotective parent, family problems, kids and family, problem solving, relationships, professional rivalry, championship, sport, family relations, athlete's life ...
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Cobra Kai (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the ...
Style: motivational, light, exciting, captivating, semi serious
Plot: karate, dojo, master apprentice relationship, martial arts training, martial arts, rivalry, fight, teenager, starting over, middle aged man, martial artist, punch ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: southern california, california
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Sweet Surrender (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting his heart broken by his childhood sweetheart, Tom Campbell escaped from his home town to join the military. Years later, Tom returns home with the news of his grandmother’s failing health and business. A town treasure, Cupid’s is ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, male female relationship, death of grandmother, family business, business competition, love and romance, problem solving, love story, heir, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love ...
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Kiss and Cry (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Sarah has returned to Colmar, where she has taken up high-performance figure skating and competition. The rivalry between the girls and the trainer's harsh words put her body to the test on the ice, while her adolescent desires ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: figure skating, teenage girl, competition, sport competition, skating, coach, teenager, contests and competitions, athlete's life, professional rivalry, coping, love and romance ...
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Alien Zone (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A man who is having an affair with a married woman is dropped off on the wrong street when going back to his hotel. He takes refuge out of the rain when an old man invites him in. He turns out to be a mortician, who tells him the stories of the ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: on the run, serial killer, mortician, psychopath, supernatural, ghost, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, zombie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Cam (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young camgirl discovers that she’s inexplicably been replaced on her site with an exact replica of herself.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: webcam, suicide, doppelganger, sex worker, social network, young girl, internet chat, youth, brutality, pursuit, looking at the camera, chase ...
Time: contemporary
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Dismissal (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Spanish executive from a telecommunications company working in Argentina is about to face the most important week of his life, but all his plans will be sabotaged by an eccentric character who will make his week a living hell…
Style: feel good, humorous, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: co worker co worker relationship, rivalry, adultery, manipulation, talking to self, employer employee relationship, malice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greedy man, father son relationship, failed expectations, telephone call ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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Men in Black: International (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Continuing adventures of the crime fighting duo Jenko and Schmidt.
Style: psychotronic, buddy comedy, urban fantasy, surprise ending, buddy movie
Plot: secret organization, alien race, bodyguard, extraterrestrial, co worker co worker relationship, false accusation, alien life-form, artifact, female spy, spacecraft, teamwork, agent ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, 2010s, 1990s, year 1996 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, paris france, sahara, london, new york ...
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I Spy (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: espionage, special agents, secret agent, secret agents, kidnapping, undercover, race against time, daring rescue, adventure, buddies, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, washington d.c., budapest hungary, monte carlo, las vegas ...
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What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: funny, romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, battle of the sexes, newlyweds, couples, party, life turned upside down, love and romance, wedding, initially antagonists, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, father son relationship, clapping, art exhibition, barefoot male, car on fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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Creator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: With the help of student assistant Boris and stolen university equipment, Dr. Harry Wolper plans to clone his dead wife. But then he meets Meli, an egg donor for his experiment, and they fall in love. Faced with choosing between his deceased wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: laboratory, scientist, cloning, college, couple relations, love triangle, hopes, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, obsessive quest, couples ...
Time: 80s
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Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: twists and turns, clever, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, murder, dark humor, manipulation, estate, crimes, society, crime, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, loss of fortune, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two, 70s
Place: austria, europe, bavaria, japan, central europe ...
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StageFright (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troupe of struggling stage actors is rehearsing for a small-town production of a play. Everything seems to be as it should until one of the cast members turns up dead. In a panic, the others try to get out, only to find they are now locked in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, slasher, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, theater, gory, investigation, mysterious character, crimes, woman in danger, track down, survival, axe ...
Time: 80s
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Home Again (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, neurotic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family, love, romantic rivalry, ex husband ex wife relationship, rivalry, mother daughter relationship, male objectification, jealousy, divorced parents, divorce, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, greece, pacific ocean, new york, usa
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French Exit (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Davis meets Zina in a car wreck. Their immediate attraction for one another is put into jeopardy when they learn each is competing for the same writing job.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: writers, hollywood, screenwriter, car accident, regret, love, female director, film premiere, handshake, money, swimming pool, traffic jam ...
Place: venice california, venice beach california, new york, london, los angeles
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