Singing competition movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant singing competition movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with singing competition, singer, singing contest, singing, ambition, family, friendship, runaway, youth and music plots mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as singing competition: Pitch Perfect (2012), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), The Idol (2015), Transistor Love Story (2001), Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010), Sing (2016), 8 Mile (2002), Duets (2000), Teen Spirit (2018), The Music Teacher (1988).

List of singing competition movies

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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, music band, female protagonist, young people, contests and competitions, competition, youth, singing competition, friends, performance, college life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, music, friendship, best friends, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, college life, artists and showbiz, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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The Idol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Palestine, UK, Qatar, Netherlands, Egypt, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, inspirational
Plot: singing competition, singer, competition, musician, audition, brother sister relationship, aspiring musician, singing, border crossing, aspiring singer, tv show, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, year 2005, year 2012, 2010s
Place: cairo egypt, palestine
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Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Lifetime® movie, THE FANTASIA BARRINO STORY: LIFE IS NOT A FAIRYTALE, a single teenage mother overcomes all odds - sexual abuse, poverty and illiteracy - by relying on her spectacular singing voice. She ultimately gains national prominence ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, family relations, singing competition, ambition, rising to stardom, parents and children, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, youth, society, single parent, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina
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Transistor Love Story (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village. It is at one of the fairs that he meets and falls in love with Sadao. On their wedding day, Phaen gives Sadao a ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, light, social realism ...
Plot: singing competition, singer, love, employer employee relationship, marriage, singing, village, military service, military, co worker co worker relationship, bigger dreams, singing contest ...
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mitchie can't wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, music band, teenage love, teenage life, musician's life, rivalry, ambition, camp, friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sing (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: singing, creativity, singing competition, animals, talking animals, concert, self confidence, music, friendship, mentor, theater, flashback ...
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Arabian Nights: Volume 3 - The Enchanted One (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In which Scheherazade doubts that she will still be able to tell stories to please the King, given that what she has to tell weighs three thousand tonnes. She therefore escapes from the palace and travels the Kingdom in search of pleasure and ...
Plot: countdown, economic crisis, singing competition, queen, tyrant, ferris wheel, contest, demonstration, killing an animal, fistfight, genie, dead bird ...
Time: year 2014
Place: lisbon portugal
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8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: hip hop, follow your dream, underdog, music, street gang, urban ghetto life, success, musician's life, rap, hip hop culture, factory worker, white rapper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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Duets (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, partners, love and romance, contests and competitions, ambition, singing competition, singing contest, musician, singing, on the road, karaoke, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, utah, new jersey ...
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Teen Spirit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Violet, a shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England dreams of pop stardom and with the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, singing, musician, mother daughter relationship, audition, female protagonist, singing competition, choir, country girl, contest, singer, music ...
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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Iceland, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two small-town aspiring musicians chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, musician, singer, singing, music band, artistic, performer's life, singing competition, show tunes, musician's life, hopes, farce ...
Time: 2020s
Place: edinburgh scotland, iceland
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The Music Teacher (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Aging opera singer Joachim Dallayrac retires from the stage and retreats to the countryside to school two young singers, Sophie and Jean. Although the rigorous training takes its toll on both teacher and students, there is plenty of time for ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: singing competition, music teacher, unfulfillment, contests and competitions, tragic love, love triangle, teachers and students, retiring, love and romance, performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium
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Pop Star Puppy (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Austin Brown's dad is deploying for Afghanistan again, hoping to make it home in time for Christmas. Before he leaves, he gets Austin a puppy named Dino.
Plot: singing competition, song, child, singing, jazz, singer, talking dog, pop star, composer, puppy, writers
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Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, female singer, group of friends, rise to the top, follow your dream, young people, music band, singing competition, dream, company, women, song ...
Place: paris france, france
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Lifted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: parents and children, family problems, military life, military, hopes, wartime life, contests and competitions, society, family in crisis, soldier, follow your dream, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, alabama, afghanistan
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When I Am Dead and Gone (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story about Jimmy the Dingy, a young vagabond who works as a seasonal worker. Having been sacked from the job, his dreams are to become a singer. As most of the things in the Balkans happen, he is destined to failure.
Plot: stealing money, army, wagon train, toilet, singing competition, dentist, drifter, singing contest, sitting on a toilet
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American Dreamz (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, desire for fame, white house, terrorism, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, disorder, tv show, satire, head of state, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, new york, iraq
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The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: sorority, rivalry, college, friends, youth, makeover, college life, female friendship, love and romance, friendship, playboy, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Crossroads (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon change. One is little miss perfect, one is an engaged prom queen, and the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, on the road, virgin, teenager, teenage love, road trip, high school, love and romance, dream, audition, pop music, singing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, georgia, usa, arizona, tucson arizona ...
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Memento Mori (1999)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film revolves around the relationship between two high school students, Yoo Shi-Eun and Min Hyo-Shin. As the two girls become romantically involved, their taboo friendship causes them to be marginalized by the other students. Unable to cope with ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, pregnancy, gay slur, love, friendship, suicide, high school, diary, telepathy, gays and lesbians, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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Jackpot (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sunny Holiday, an aspiring singing star, abandons his wife and young baby to set off on a nine-month tour of bleak western towns. He takes off with his road manager in a pink Chrysler in search of their own version of the American Dream: a country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, non-linear, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, performer's life, obsessive quest, musician's life, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, family problems, human nature, showbiz, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
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Veera (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The hero falls in love with a girl and learns music for her. The girl's house is destroyed in a cyclone and the hero believes the girl is dead. He goes to the city and marries another woman. When his first love is alive and comes searching for ...
Plot: photograph, singer, debt, singing contest, flashback, voyeur, village, presumed dead, loss of loved one, marriage, bigamy, money lender ...
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Holiday Hotel (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: August in Brittany at a seaside hotel. Some guests are new, some come every year and are friends. The men nearing middle age fish and plan infidelities; their wives have surprises of their own in store. Teens fall in and out of love. Kids not yet ...
Style: sexy
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, children, sex scene, seaside, jealous husband, antique shop, singing contest, hot, twins, summer vacation, hotel, flirting ...
Place: brittany
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Malibu Hot Summer (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Logan is a poor little rich boy. He learns to love from three nubile L.A. newcomers that will do anything to be introduced into the sizzling nightlife of the City of Angels. Portraying the Malibu beach life by day, and the L.A. club life by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: coming of age, friends, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, desire for fame, youth, fall in love, friendship, strong female presence, beach, naked woman ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Sound of Music (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, convent, nun, world war two, love and romance, opposites attract, governess, party, singer, family relations, novice, puppet show ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: austria, europe, alps, germany
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Boy's Choir (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young teen's father dies, and he is sent to an orphanage. He's teased because he stutters almost runs away, until a beautiful, androgynous boy, Yasuo (Sora Toma), convinces him to join the choir.
Plot: music conductor, singer, dying, memory, police station, teenager, train station, revolution, friend, truck, song, eyeglasses ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
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Rock the Kasbah (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A washed-up music producer finds one last shot at redemption with a golden-voiced young girl in Afghanistan. However, when jealousy gets the better of a disgruntled ex-boyfriend, he decides to oppose the young star with talent of his own.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, hopes, artists and showbiz, singer, music business, arms dealer, teenage girl, scandal, television show, singing, father daughter relationship, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, california, usa
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Xenia (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Belgium
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Strangers in their own birthplace, a camp 16-year-old, lollipop-sucking Dany and his 18-year-old brother Odysseus cross the entire country (along with pet rabbit Dido ) in search of their Greek father, who they only know as “The Nameless”, ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Plot: youth, follow your dream, social misfits, society, hopes, misfit, on the road, brother brother relationship, gay, coming of age, audition, gay teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, albania, athens greece
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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, ambition, misfit, underdog, convent, nun, singing, mother superior, catholic school, high school life, music, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, las vegas
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