Rivalry movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rivalry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining, clever and realistic films and TV shows about / with rivalry, friendship, storytelling, mentor, destiny, dialogue, catastrophe, life philosophy, fantasy world and transformation plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rivalry: The Prestige (2006), Reign (2013), Vampire Academy (2014), The Originals (2013), Game of Thrones (2011), The 100 (2014), Avalon High (2010), Green Street Hooligans (2005), Peaky Blinders (2013), Pitch Perfect (2012).

List of rivalry movies

 8.5
 1.1M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, magical, illusion, secret, deception, magic, diary, stage magic, mystery, performer's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: london, europe, england, colorado
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 7.5
 40K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, serious, stylized, tense, realistic ...
Plot: queen, royal family, royal court, intrigue, love triangle, aristocracy, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, female protagonist, state affairs, politics, historical character ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, danger, best friends, youth, good versus evil, school, rivalry, supernatural ability, supernatural, young heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: montana, oregon, new jersey
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 8.2
 107K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, stylized, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, immortality, magical, supernatural romance, rivalry, dangerous attraction, secret, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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 9.4
 1.6M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, betrayal, adventure, political intrigue, king, killings, royal family, politics, rivalry, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 7.7
 184K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, danger, leadership, space station, young heroes, betrayal, rivalry, youth, rebellion, against the rules, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 5.7
 5K
Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: exciting, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, friendship, teenage love, rivalry, heroes, wizards and magicians, high school life, good versus evil, youth, legends and myths, young heroes ...
Place: maryland
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Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo is the remake of Chinese drama Bu Bu Jing Xin that stars IU as a woman who gets time-warped back to the Goryeo dynasty, and becomes involved with a very large family of princes, some of whom are vying for the throne, or her ...
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, harsh
Plot: love triangle, time travel, rivalry, prince, mother son conflict, throne, royal family, love, kiss, sibling rivalry, palace intrigue, death ...
Place: korea
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Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, gang, friendship, rivalry, lifestyle, self discovery, fist fighting, obsession, student, uninhibited rivalry, social decay, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university
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 8.8
 221K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, clever, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, society, family relations, gang war, rivalry, rise to the top, mafia, crime, fighting crime, determination ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england
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 7.2
 260K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music band, college life, friends, contests and competitions, follow your dream, student life, training, youth, rivalry, artists and showbiz, student, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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 8.4
 97K
Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, danger, love affair, life turned upside down, adventure, fall in love, true love, couple relations, rivalry, love and romance, battles, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, magical, adventure, fairy, true love, good versus evil, power of love, family relations, small town, parents and children, friends, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, future dystopia, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, heroes, killings, trap, death, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future
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 7.2
 211K
Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, rivalry, master villain, reporter, fish, jealousy, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, lifestyle change, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Style: dramatic, sentimental, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: geisha, brothel, rivalry, love and romance, women, mentor, cinderella story, unfulfilled love, loss of virginity, uninhibited rivalry, social differences, destiny ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.3
 181K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, new job, career, starting over, workplace, middle aged, boss and employee, google, workplace situations, friends, lifestyle change, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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 6.5
 105K
Nerve (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, romantic, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, danger, teenage boy, deception, internet, party, computer cracker, technology, game, surveillance, courage, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle washington, new york
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 8.0
 163K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, master criminal, investigation, intrigue, special agents, mind game, danger, manipulations, crimes, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sport, gymnastics, athlete's life, youth, friends, rivalry, follow your dream, social relations, teenage life, ambition, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, high school, vampire human love, dangerous attraction, youth, immortality, werewolf, supernatural romance, small town, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1860s, 19th century, 2000s ...
Place: virginia, usa
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, feel good, inspirational, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: freedom, old west, friendship, animal life, reunion, wildlife, adventure, rivalry, family, wild horse, rescue, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, united states
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Circus of the Freak (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, offbeat, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, destiny, friends, chosen one, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, antidote, circus, teenage life, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, adventure, time travel, rivalry, fall in love, heir heiress, heroes, prince, love and romance, destiny, princess, on the run ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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 6.8
 97K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, manipulations, ambition, psychologist, rivalry, surveillance, human nature, plot twist, confinement indoors, intrigue, room, mystery ...
Time: future
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 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, rock, cultural icon ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe
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 8.0
 752K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, fear, rivalry, imaginary, invisibility, adventure, kidnapping, villain, fish out of water, odd couple, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
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 6.2
 168K
Legally Blonde (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: beauty salon, rivalry, self discovery, intern, girl power, blonde, university, fish out of water, law school, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, trial, college student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts, california
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 5.3
 45K
The Covenant (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: suspenseful, scary, fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, youth, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, chase, rivalry, supernatural, danger, buddies, young heroes, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 8.0
 657K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, losing-it hero, hallucinations, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, parents and children, psychology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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