Tournament movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tournament movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, serious, suspenseful, entertaining and captivating films and TV shows about / with tournament, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, martial arts, violence, fight, ambition, heroes and transformation plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tournament: Mortal Kombat (1995), Blood and Bone (2009), My Hero Academia (2016), The Tournament (2009), Undisputed 3: Redemption (2010), Unfailing (2008), Dragon Ball (1986), Bloodsport III (1996), The Death Dances (2017), DOA: Dead or Alive (2006).

List of tournament movies

 5.8
 103K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, tournament, good versus evil, save the world, warrior, sorcerer, heroic mission, island, mortal combat, monster, world domination ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, los angeles
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 6.7
 31K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, tournament, drifter, fist fighting, fistfight, streetfighting, martial arts, gangsters, fight, heroes, profanity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: super strength, friendship, superhero, training, heroism, school, teamwork, fight, supernatural power, super villain, high school, rivalry ...
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 6.1
 34K
The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, chase, hitman, tournament, vengeance, assassin, fight, contests and competitions, faked death, competition, combat, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, britain, brazil, england
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Undisputed 3: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, fist fighting, prison life, prison, confined, contests and competitions, hand to hand combat, tournament, boxing, martial arts, fistfight, convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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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 8.5
 48K
Dragon Ball (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Long ago in the mountains, a fighting master known as Gohan discovered a strange boy whom he named Goku. Gohan raised him and trained Goku in martial arts until he died. The young and very strong boy was on his own, but easily managed. Then one day, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, dragon, warrior, rivalry, desire, tournament, training, young heroes, escapades, friendship, monster, journey ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
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Bloodsport III (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, mixed martial arts, tournament, rivalry, ambition, vengeance, hand to hand combat, kickboxing, fistfight, kung fu, violence ...
Time: 90s
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The Death Dances (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deadly dance tournament is carried out in the city survived after nuclear apocalypse. Energy is extracted from the loser for the city to survive. A young guy from the street is forced to take part in the tournament and falls in love with girl who ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, dark, bleak
Plot: dancing, tournament, ruins, struggle for survival, energy, love, distopia, fear of death, police station, bunker
Place: moscow russia
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DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas is an ...
Style: exciting, sexy, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ninja, martial arts, island, female fighter, fight, competition, master warrior, friendship, tournament, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong
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Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: boxing, martial arts, prison life, contests and competitions, challenge, convict, fist fighting, jail, heroes, fistfight, prison, taekwondo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, russia, new jersey, california, tokyo
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 6.9
 172K
A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, against the odds, prince, sword duel, medieval, follow your dream, jousting, game, duel, writers, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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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: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good
Plot: figure skating, russian, training, rivalry, skating, friendship, sport, coach, competition, teenager, tournament, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 7.2
 2K
Accel World (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A short, overweight student uses the Neuro Link, an evolution of the Nerve Gear, to escape himself from the reality. But his skills in the virtual world brings him to the attention of Kuroyukihime, a popular student who introduces him to the Brain ...
Style: exciting, psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, virtual world, competition, friendship, school, technology, school life, tournament, grownups, fight, computer game, rivalry ...
Time: future
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Dramatical Murder (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nothing on Midorijima has been the same since the powerful Tour Konzern forced the original population into the old residential district and converted the rest of the island into the exclusive resort platinum jail. Despite that, Aoba Seragaki has ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, psychological, josei
Plot: class differences, virtual reality, game, tournament, brainwashing, corporation, team, island, fighting the system, murder, danger, rivalry ...
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 8.2
 993
Chihayafuru (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 6th-year grade-schooler Ayase Chihaya's dream is for her sister to be Japan's top model. However, transfer student Wataya Arata admonishes her that a dream must be about one's own self. Thus, she takes up karuta, a Japanese card game, ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, serious, captivating, josei
Plot: unrequited love, competition, old friends, romance, tournament, team, school, tradition, training, friendship, card game, best friends in love ...
Place: japan
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Captain Tsubasa (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The passionate story of an elementary school student whose thoughts and dreams revolve almost entirely around the love of soccer. 11-year-old Tsubasa Oozora started playing football at a very young age, and while it was mostly just a recreational ...
Style: exciting, captivating, inspirational, disturbing
Plot: soccer, teenager, tournament, competition, coming of age, sport, follow your dream, school, soccer ball, team, football team
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 5.8
 2K
Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: video game, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rivalry, parents and children, tournament, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
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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
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 5K
Beyblade (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three or four friends roam to various cities to win beyblade battles. In these battles, everyone has his/her special moves and have some common enemies like lio which has tornado type beyblade. Everyone wants to become best of all and so on. -kunal ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: partners, friendship, youth, good versus evil, contests and competitions, young heroes, team, adventure, imaginary, best friends, save the world, rivalry ...
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Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World was caught by surprise that he would sacrifice himself. ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, mystery, demon, martial arts, tournament, heroes, school, blue hair, god or devil, championship, dying ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
March Comes in Like a Lion (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Rei is a 17-year old professional shōgi player, who lives by himself, not having a real family, and has scarcely any friends. Among his acquaintances is a family, which consists of a young woman, Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, and who ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, sincere, seinen
Plot: slice of life, depression, dysfunctional family, competition, school life, everyday life, coming of age, bullying, tournament, game, family, death of sister ...
Is relevant ?
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, save the world, fight, fistfight, hand to hand combat, good versus evil, heroes, transformation, alternate dimension, battles, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.
Style: inspirational, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, martial arts, martial arts training, fighting movie, fight, tournament, martial artist, fistfight, violence, sport, kickboxing ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 335
Queen's Blade (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Leina is walking outside of town when she encounters Melona, and tells her she is going to defeat her for attacking travellers. Melona taunts Leina for being such a weak fighter, and says she only wants to fight decent warriors as she is a ...
Style: ecchi, hentai, entertaining, captivating, tense ...
Plot: sword fight, tournament, angel, female warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, danger, supernatural, battles, friendship, strong female presence, breasts ...
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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Style: uplifting, touching, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chess, child prodigy, prodigy, contests and competitions, supportive parent, parents and children, human spirit, tournament, competition, genius, mentor, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.8
 77K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, underdog, heroes, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, ambition, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 295
Star Runner (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Preparing for the hand-to-hand battle of his life and the title of Champion Star Runner, a headstrong fighter creates a deadly hybrid mix of Thai kickboxing and Chinese kung fu. Get ready for the ultimate Pan-Asian mixed martial arts competition, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, love affair, love and romance, adventure, hopes, romance, heroes, contests and competitions, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, korea
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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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 7.3
 75K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: soccer, martial arts, kung fu, underdog, football, sport, humiliation, coach, monk, sport team, against the odds, shaolin ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
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