Rise to the top movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rise to the top movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, inspirational and touching films and TV shows about / with rise to the top, ambition, storytelling, mentor, friendship, rivalry, destiny, catastrophe, dialogue and love plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rise to the top: Moneyball (2011), The Social Network (2010), Limitless (2011), Rush (2013), Ford v Ferrari (2019), Peaky Blinders (2013), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Gentlemen (2019), La Reina del Sur (2011), The Billionaire (2011).

List of rise to the top movies

Moneyball (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
Style: inspirational, captivating, feel good, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: sport, baseball, mathematics, success, rise to the top, underdog, strategy, statistics, business, entrepreneur, obsession, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, year 2002, year 1984 ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, boston ...
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, intellectual, realistic, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: entrepreneur, computer genius, facebook, geek, computer, programmer, computers and web, inventions and discoveries, rise to the top, social relations, hacker, ambition ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, 21st century
Place: harvard university, california, usa, san francisco, los angeles ...
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Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, thought provoking, philosophical, intellectual, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: intelligence, success, ambition, rise to the top, creativity, life turned upside down, experimental drug, prodigy, rags to riches, superhuman powers, resourceful, overnight success ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Rush (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season.
Style: inspirational, realistic, tense, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, sport, rivalry, racecar driver, rise to the top, race, formula 1, race car, world champion, motor sport, car racing, success ...
Time: 70s, year 1986, year 1975, year 1970, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, sao paulo brazil, mount fuji, japan, vienna ...
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Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the ...
Style: inspirational, exciting, realistic, captivating, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, car race, car, race, ambition, talented, rise to the top, race car, desire for fame, friendship, auto mechanic ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1959, 20th century
Place: france, los angeles, italy
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, mafia, gang war, determination, cruelty, crime boss, power struggle, rivalry, society, family relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, ireland, britain, london
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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: inspirational, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: life, life philosophy, rags to riches, human spirit, homeless, rise to the top, against the odds, life is a bitch, ambition, down on your luck, hopes, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, neo noir, funny, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, crime boss, money, british, tough guy, criminal underworld, marijuana, ambition, criminal, swearing ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: london, england, united kingdom
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La Reina del Sur (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain, Colombia
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: After years of blood, sweat and tears, a woman of humble origin ends up becoming a drug trafficking legend, with all that that means...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: rivalry, life is a bitch, mafia, rise to the top, gangsters, power struggle, cocaine, drug dealing, vengeance, mob boss, criminal heroes, gang war ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, europe, spain, morocco
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The Billionaire (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The Billionaire tells the story of Aitthipat Kulapongvanich and how he, at the age of nineteen, dropped out from university to launch a packaged fried seaweed business that is now Taokaenoi Food & Marketing and became one of Thailand's ...
Style: realistic, captivating, motivational, inspirational, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: entrepreneur, rise to the top, teenage protagonist, success, dream, coping, business, get rich quick scheme, rags to riches, direction and purpose, billionaire, businessman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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Run Milkha Run (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: inspirational, realistic, meditative, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, rise to the top, talented, running, life, olympics, athlete's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: india, rome italy, asia, punjab, pakistan
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: greed, oil, character study, ambition, money, suspense, rivalry, rise to the top, religion, father son relationship, visceral, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 19th century, middle ages ...
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean, usa, san francisco
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Mr Selfridge (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, dark drama ...
Plot: businessman, rise to the top, high society, visionary, department store, materialism, lifestyle, ambitious, success, career, boss, manager ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london
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Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: mentally challenged, love, life & death, life philosophy, philosophy, life, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, los angeles ...
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Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, rise to the top, sultan, conquering, prophet, muslim, medieval, siege, politics, military, political intrigue, attack ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, constantinople, middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, enigmatic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, lgbt, ambition, character study, art, lgbtq, gay interest, gays and lesbians, drug abuse ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1965 ...
Place: paris france, france, morocco, tokyo, europe
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Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, sexy, factual, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, rags to riches, high society, rise to the top, women, dressmaker, fashion designer, social climbing, feminist, designer, feminism, creativity ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 50s, edwardian era, 1910s ...
Place: paris france, france, new jersey, england, canada ...
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious, weird ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, high society, workplace situations, rise to the top, workplace, ambition, love and romance, nouveau riche, love affair, success, workplace problem, new job ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england
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Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, political ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealer, drug dealing, rise to the top, cartel, illegal drugs, cia agent, dea, master criminal, drugs, smuggling ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, south america, panama ...
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When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: american football, sport, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, ambition, small town, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, coach, sport team, christian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
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42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, baseball, sport, against the odds, rivalry, african american, athlete and trainer, americana, rise to the top, human spirit, hopes, civil rights ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1948 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, africa, new york ...
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Yuri!!! on Ice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Yūri Katsuki carried all of Japan's hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants ...
Style: anime, exciting, captivating, yaoi, light ...
Plot: training, russian, rivalry, friendship, figure skating, dream, rise to the top, teenager, coach, skating, sport, gay ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Temporary Difficulties (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sasha Korolev has a congenital disorder. The boy’s father has chosen what seemed to him the only correct way to put the son on his feet: to treat him like a healthy person. “You’re not a patient, you have temporary difficulties”. Eating, ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, uplifting, brutal
Plot: boy, childhood, parents and children, rise to the top, human spirit, father son relationship, working class, adaptation, cerebral palsy, child abuse, father, power relations ...
Place: ussr
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Versailles (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide us in a world of betrayal and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, political, erotic ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, intrigue, royal court, king, betrayal, ambition, political intrigue, state affairs, rise to the top, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: versailles, france
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Sanditon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The spirited and impulsive Charlotte Heywood moves from her rural home to Sanditon, a fishing village attempting to reinvent itself as a seaside resort.
Plot: wooing, resort, marriage, society, fall in love, high society, rise to the top, beefcake, looking for love, male female relationship, sanity, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, regency period, georgian era
Place: england
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Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns ...
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, intense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, rise to the top, against the rules, prison, robbery, prison escape, romancing a criminal, heist, character study, gang ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, canada, africa, montreal ...
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, touching, fairy tale, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: high school, teenager, princess, royalty, teenage life, coming of age, royal family, cinderella story, friendship, fish out of water, manners, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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Paradise Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Top high-school student seeks some purpose in life. A group of fashion design students ask her to be the front model for their clothing label "Paradise Kiss". Although she finds them weird, she accepts and soon blossoms as a person.
Style: realistic, anime, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, fashion, youth, high school, rise to the top, lifestyle, high school life, fashion model, social climbing, fashion designer, designer, college ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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My Fair Lady (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, cinderella story, high society, opposites attract, class differences, love story, rise to the top, aristocracy, culture clash, dancing, love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era, 1930s, edwardian era
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, ancient greece
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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, shopping, overnight success, addiction, love and romance, fashion industry, women, rise to the top, city life, teenager, lifestyle, temptation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, london, usa
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