Prize money movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prize money movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious and serious films and TV shows about / with prize money, chase, rivalry, contests and competitions, competition, mentor, storytelling, redemption, friendship and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prize money: Here Comes the Boom (2012), Reality Check (2002), Fifty-Fifty (2004), Checkered Flag or Crash (1977), Darwin's Game (2020), Uncle Drew (2018), Yankee Zulu (1993), College Kickboxers (1991), Sing (2016), New Town Killers (2008).

List of prize money movies

Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: underdog, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, teacher, high school teacher, martial arts, fight, prize money, against the odds, lifestyle change, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 3.1
 231
Reality Check (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four young women and three young men, totally strangers to each other, are sent to an isolated house with the crew members of a reality show to stay living together for three months without any means of communication with the exterior, and in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, slasher, strong sexual content, sexual relations, deadly, crimes, serial killer, contests and competitions, ratings, profanity, isolation, prize money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 7.0
 980
Fifty-Fifty (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teen involved in the world of underground boxing vows to take care of a dead fighter's family.
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, rough, serious ...
Plot: gambling, redemption, tragic love, teenage life, kids in trouble, love and romance, youth, underdog, survival, unfulfilled love, older woman younger man relationship, fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, kazakhstan, turkey
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Checkered Flag or Crash (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hard-charging race car driver "Walkaway" Madden (Baker), nicknamed that because of his history of walking away from car crashes, just wants to win the big Manilla 1000 off-road race. Photojournalist C.C. Wainwright (Sarandon) intends to ...
Plot: prize money, journalist, jungle, car race, racecar driver, car chase, race
Place: the philippines
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Darwin's Game (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sudou Kaname, an ordinary high school student, receives an invitation email to try a mysterious app called "Darwin's Game." Kaname, upon launching the app, is drawn into a game where players fight one another using superpowers called ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, brutal, enigmatic
Plot: game of death, killings, mortal combat, danger, survival, showdown, team, supernatural ability, game, student, friendship, video game ...
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 5.7
 12K
Uncle Drew (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Uncle Drew recruits a squad of older basketball players to return to the court to compete in a tournament.
Style: basketball movie, light, entertaining, funny, humorous
Plot: basketball, comeback, tournament, financial problem, athlete's life, follow your dream, sport team, ambitious, contests and competitions, against the odds, sport, rise to the top ...
Place: harlem
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 6.6
 2K
Yankee Zulu (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two South African boys, one white, Rhino, and one black, Zulu, go their separate ways after an incident. Many years later, they meet up again as adults, when one, after living for years in the United States, is now a wanted criminal. The two end up ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, farce, treasure hunt, chase, buddies, best friends, friends, on the run, society, criminal heroes, partners, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
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College Kickboxers (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A college freshman who trains in martial arts is beaten up at work by a racist gang. His co-worker, a Chinese cook, beats the gang up and trains the young man in Kung Fu. When a tournament is to be held, the teacher tells the student that he will ...
Plot: tournament, racism, chef, kickboxing, fighting movie, rivalry, training, female nudity, jacuzzi, prize money, first day of school, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.1
 135K
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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New Town Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, mind game, survival, rich and poor, danger, life turned upside down, on the run, deadly, betrayal, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, against the odds, coach, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, friends, financial problem, health situation, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, california, nevada
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Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, chase, invisibility, student, inventions and discoveries, disorder, job seeking, youth, goofy hero, supernatural ability, cons and scams, experiment gone awry ...
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Stripped to Kill (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Los Angeles policewoman's partner has her pose as a stripper to lure a killer of strippers.
Style: sexual, rough, suspenseful, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, psychopath, murder, police investigation, serial killer, stripper, shot to death, who done it, reluctant partners, gory, power relations, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, cult film ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, teenage boy, cyberpunk, quest, teenage protagonist, friendship, adventure, teamwork, virtuality, love, teenage hero ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 8.2
 438K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: serious, emotional, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, fist fighting, warrior, sport, boxing, teacher, training, fight scenes, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, el paso texas, atlantic city new jersey, philadelphia ...
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 7.7
 78K
Porco Rosso (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Porco Rosso, known in Japan as Crimson Pig (Kurenai no Buta) is the sixth animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 1992. You're introduced to an Italian World War I fighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, romance, pilot, adventurer, escapades, transformation, heroic mission, haunted by the past, save the day, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, europe, croatia, japan, tokyo
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Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cooking, aging, elderly, cooking and food, eccentric family, siblings relations, birthday, family relations, lottery, maid, lifestyle, refugee ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
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The Ultimate Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An annual contest brings together the fiercest fighters on a remote island to earn the title of the Ultimate Champion. Two fighters must join forces to win the tournament and escape with their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: heroes, showdown, tough guy, warrior, betrayal, male female relationship, competition, abduction, martial arts tournament, kickboxing, wrestler, martial arts ...
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My Dog the Champion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, teenage life, friends, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, society, social misfits, heroes, youth, family, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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The Saddest Music in the World (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Depression-era Winnipeg, a legless beer baroness hosts a contest for the saddest music in the world, offering a grand prize of $25,000. Contestants flock in from around the globe. Representing America is Chester Kent, a theatre producer who ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, emotional, lyrical, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, jazz, couple relations, tragic hero, rivalry, family problems, love triangle, siblings relations, contests and competitions, ambition, artists and showbiz, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: canada, scotland, spain, poland, alaska ...
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 7.0
 5K
Rad (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A BMX racer who lives in a small town with his mother and sister is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SAT's in order to attend college.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, disturbing, feel good
Plot: human spirit, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, athlete and trainer, teenage life, underdog, athlete's life, coming of age, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 65K
Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: tv show, cheating, investigation, moral dilemma, manipulation, contests and competitions, media, advertising, prejudice, ethics, fame, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, boston
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 5.8
 51K
Over the Top (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life ...
Style: serious, intense, exciting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: arm wrestling, truck driver, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, custody, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
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Junior Bonner (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: McQueen is Junior Bonner, an aging rodeo champ who returns to his home town to participate in the annual rodeo. He finds his family estranged, does what he can to help, and then moves on ... after some good rodeo riding and a few brawls.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, bar fight, womanizer, jeep, brother in law sister in law relationship, redemption, truck, hopes, bittersweet, old west, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, california, dallas texas, phoenix arizona ...
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I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: christmas, race against time, college, on the road, desert, adventure, youth, family, comedy of errors, teenage life, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, nebraska, iowa ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 24K
Chalet Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim learns to snowboard and is so good at it that she enters a competition with a huge cash prize. She has to dig deep to overcome her fears, but her life gets more complicated ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, cinderella story, love and romance, skiing, boss and employee, snowboarding, resort, competition, lifestyle, ambition, workplace romance, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: austria, europe, alps
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The Gold and the Glory (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Steve Lucas is a nineteen year old who is filled with the burning resentment of being forced to live in his brother's shadow. His brother Adam, is burdened by his father's desire for glory, and must win The Coolangatta Gold Tri-Aquathon, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, sibling rivalry, motorcycle accident, athlete and trainer, human spirit, against the odds, friends, power relations, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 976
Spork (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork navigates her way through the annals of junior high.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: school, middle school, coming of age, gender, nerd, gay parent, teenage girl, neighbor, teenage life, gender bending, school bully, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 19K
Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: school, childhood, muslim, family relations, dreams, traditional versus modern, fighting the system, gender, teachers and students, parents and children, power relations, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
Is relevant ?
 2.8
 359
Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, touching, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teenage life, teenage love, follow your dream, athlete's life, rise to the top, forbidden love, parents and children, high school life, society, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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