Fictional game show movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fictional game show movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, clever, serious, witty and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with fictional game show, satire, rivalry, television, tv show, chase, murder, brutality, contests and competitions and adaptation plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fictional game show: Geraldine's Fortune (2004), Live! (2007), 13: Game of Death (2006), Unfailing (2008), Strange Hearts (2002), Cheeky (2003), Wicked Stepmother (1989), Shock Treatment (1981), Deathrow Gameshow (1987), The Gladiators (1969).

List of fictional game show movies

Geraldine's Fortune (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geraldine Elmhurst Liddle - Deen to her friends - is up against five other contestants for the $2 million jackpot on the game show "Bring Home the Bacon!". News of her upcoming appearance on the show takes her small New Brunswick hometown ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, ambition, family relations, couples, parents and children, contests and competitions, rivalry, elderly, social relations, rags to riches, family secret, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 5.9
 5K
Live! (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mockumentary following an ambitious TV network executive trying to produce a controversial reality show where contestants play Russian Roulette
Style: witty, semi serious, contemplative, humorous, clever ...
Plot: russian roulette, rivalry, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, tv show, human nature, ratings, filmmaking, satire, profanity, extreme sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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13: Game of Death (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Pusit is having the worst day of his life. He just lost his job and is in serious debt. That is all about to change when he receives a mysterious phone call with a tempting offer. If he could complete 13 tasks, he will win 100 million Baht. Pusit ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: debt, mysterious character, mind game, manipulations, manipulation, dishonesty, rivalry, down on your luck, deception, greed, fictional game show, loss of job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
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 4.9
 19
Unfailing (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A secret criminal organization, headed by Mr. Takamura, arranges a tournament in order to find the perfect killer. Ten young people who have nothing to lose, accept the rules and run in this revenge. To spice up the game, Silex, the right arm of ...
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: tournament, assassin, showdown, revenge, gladiator, criminal, betrayal, fictional game show, fight to the death, violence, martial arts, heroine ...
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Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Retroville becomes ground zero for a meteor engraved with a mysterious alien message, which only the best and brightest(naturally, Jimmy) can translate. When he finally figures the message out, he and his friends are teleported into deep space and ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, not serious, clever
Plot: boy genius, alien civilization, fictional game show, inventor, alien, group of friends, young heroes, inventions and discoveries, experimenting, friends, gadget, mischievous children ...
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 5.3
 465
Strange Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging former child star tries to capture the wealth that has always eluded him by latching on to a lucky man while both have their eye on the same girl of their dreams.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: love triangle, rivalry, rise and fall, celebrity culture, dishonesty, youth, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, cons and scams, manipulation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.0
 190
Cheeky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Consumed with sadness after the death of his wife and subsequent rejection from his son, a widower, at the urging of his friends, opts to appear on a vulgar, wildly popular game show (for which his wife signed him up) and watches his life start to ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, sweet, emotional
Plot: death of wife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, shop owner, rejection, fictional game show, marriage, guilt, loss of wife, grief, teenager, loss of mother ...
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Wicked Stepmother (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: switching roles, stepmother, supernatural, witch, scam, witchcraft, tiger, fictional game show, chain smoking, hair, miniaturization, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Shock Treatment (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Janet and Brad Majors, unhappily married, are separated after appearing on a game show. Janet becomes a superstar while Brad is thrown into a mental hospital. But what does fast food magnate Farley Flavors have up his sleeve?
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, satire, tv show, mental institution, fictional game show, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, ambition, media satire, missing person, kidnapping, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
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Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some nice prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made ...
Style: dark humor, rough, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: death row, tv show, satire, striptease, fictional game show, media satire, prison, crime, ratings, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
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 6.7
 459
The Gladiators (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some time in the future, East and West have stopped maintaining standing armies and nuclear weapons. Instead, to settle their differences they pit different teams of crack combat specialists against each other.
Style: contemplative, serious, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: soldier, military, fictional game show, war game, contests and competitions, society, intrigue, insubordination, vestiges of humanity, ambition, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: sweden, europe
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 5.0
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Flashout (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three young women from a parallel universe play a blind date reality game that culminates in the euphoric Flashout. They get trapped on unfamiliar planet Earth by a reality repairman who must destroy their pleasure-filled game before the Multiverse ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, entertaining, unusual plot structure
Plot: escort service, parallel universe, multiverse, women, virtual reality, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, search, virtuality, technology, virtual world, relationships, game ...
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The 10th Victim (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the near future, big wars are avoided by giving individuals with violent tendencies a chance to kill in the Big Hunt. The Hunt is the most popular form of entertainment in the world and also attracts participants who are looking for fame and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, murder, satire, distopia, danger, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry, race against time, deadly, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, new york, tokyo
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 5.1
 590
Tunnel Vision (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: parody, television, absurd humor, irreverence, fictional game show, female nudity, undressing, female full frontal nudity, satire
Time: future
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Cherry Hill High (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five recent graduates of an all-girl high school - Kippy, Sarah, Michelle, Peaches and Alison - attempt to lose their virginity during a two-week bicycle trip with their seemingly repressed teacher Miss Woodruff. The girls hold a contest to see who ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: cross country, teenage girl, riding a bicycle, female teacher, teacher student relationship, sex scene, teacher, yacht, lesbian, youth, teenager, female protagonist ...
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Absolute Aggression (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2011, the prison system is run by the private sector. Business tycoon R.D. Crowley (Robert Davi) has created a Virtual Reality prison. The prisoner's bodies are locked in suspended animation while their mind traverses the lethal ...
Plot: stock footage, alternate reality, hacker, female nudity, utopia, sword fight, government, musket, virtual reality, machine gun, fictional game show, night vision ...
Time: 90s, year 2011, middle ages, 1990s, 2000s
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The Million Game (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A candidate in a game show is hunted by three men. He will get a Million DMark, if he survives for a week; the hunters will get the money, if they can kill the candidate. The audience of the show is watching the transmissions of twenty camera teams ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gunshot, prize, money, most dangerous game, voyeurism, fictional game show, airplane, chase, gangsters, distopia, escape, gangster ...
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Temmink: The Ultimate Fight (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Temmink
Plot: cage fighting, death, violence, fictional game show, arena, aggression, prostitute, fictional reality show, sadism
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Love... And Other Reasons to Panic (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What are the odds of finding true love in your own backyard?
Plot: scrabble, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drunkenness, saddam hussein, star crossed lovers, talent agent, best friend, stepfather, stand up comedian, levitation, love, comedy club ...
Place: new york, pakistan, new jersey, manhattan new york city, china ...
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O Diabo a Quatro (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil, France, Portugal, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four people with different values and standards meet in the urban chaos of Copacabana. Rita and Waldick come from the country, and befriend two Rio de Janeiro native guys, upon arrival: the playboy and surfer Paulo Roberto and a pimp called Tim. ...
Plot: prostitution, beach, fictional game show, drug dealer, surfer, street kid, street urchin, street child, chambermaid, drug, drugs
Place: brazil
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What's Wrong with This Picture? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A snapshot of the state of the Danish nation: in one of the stories, a woman enters a pole-sitting contest in a desperate bid to reinvent herself. Another is about Erik, whose wife has been lobbying a Better Homes and Gardens type magazine to do a ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, porno movie
Plot: european, social satire, misery, family relations, dysfunctional family, love, friendship, loneliness, infidelity, drunkenness, model, satire ...
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Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Lou, who has become the "father of the Internet," is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, virtual reality, jacuzzi, sent to the future, disorder, friends, drugs/alcohol, buddies, silly humor, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: usa
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 5.9
 288
Supermax (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve people are confined together in an abandoned maximum security prison in the middle of the Amazon forest, and end up having to fight for their lives against unknown creatures and supernatural odds.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, amazon, creature, prison, one man army, showdown, escape, characters killed one by one, last man standing, brutality, left for dead, fictional reality show ...
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Whoops Apocalypse (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whoops Apocalypse is a six-part 1982 British sitcom by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, made by London Weekend Television for ITV. Marshall and Renwick later reworked the concept as a 1986 film of the same name from ITC Entertainment, with almost ...
Style: surreal, sitcom, pre war, dark humor, tragic ending
Plot: apocalypse, satire, political humor, nuclear war, torture, end of the world, terrorist, political satire, fictional war, religious fanatic, british humour, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, israel, moscow russia, middle east, ussr ...
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Viewer Discretion Advised (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sketch comedy loosely organized around parodies of televsion genres.
Plot: fictional game show, gas chamber, pain, schizophrenia, leg amputation, zombie, dynamite, sex, psychiatry, media, condom, split personality ...
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The Final Curtain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: rivalry, tv show, showbiz, media, contests and competitions, ambition, blind ambition, drugs/alcohol, satire, uninhibited rivalry, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 90s
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 6.1
 36K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, graphic violence, crimes, ambition, heroes, tough heroes, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, anthology, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: zoophilia, parody, satire, mad scientist, jester, bestiality, perversion, promiscuity, rabbi, couples, experiment gone awry, king ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
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National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family relations, nothing goes right, family problems, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, danger, parody, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, germany, italy, france ...
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 6.0
 50K
The Condemned (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, betrayal, chase, jungle, brutality, last man standing, battle, battles, death row, survival, surveillance, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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