Competition movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant competition movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light and touching films and TV shows about / with competition, ambition, rivalry, storytelling, mentor, contests and competitions, dialogue, catastrophe, brutality and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as competition: Love Me If You Dare (2003), StreetDance 3D (2010), Stomp the Yard (2007), Bring It On (2000), UnREAL (2015), You Got Served (2004), Black Swan (2010), Surf's Up (2007), Cars 3 (2017), Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993).
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UnREAL (2015)
Drama
USA
42 min.
 7.9
Black Swan (2010)
Drama, Thriller
USA
108 min.
 8.0
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Le Grand Bain (2018)
Comedy, Drama, Sport
France
122 min.
 7.2
Ready Player One (2018)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
140 min.
 7.5

List of competition movies

Love Me If You Dare (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might ...
Style: sexy, dark humor, feel good, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: youth, prank, french, destiny, friendship, romance, best friends, competition, contests and competitions, love hate, music box, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
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 5.9
 10K
StreetDance 3D (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to win the Street Dance Championships, a dance crew is forced to work with ballet dancers from the Royal Dance School in exchange for rehearsal space.
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, funny, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, competition, dancer's life, dancing, love and romance, dream, team, dance contest, fight, ballet, artists and showbiz, school dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 5.3
 21K
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, dancer's life, ambition, contests and competitions, breakdance, dancing, music, leadership, teenage love, romance, university ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, atlanta georgia
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 6.0
 78K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, sport, high school, rivalry, friendship, hip hop, sport team, ambition, teenager, competition, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
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 7.9
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, biting, twists and turns, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, manipulations, media satire, artists and showbiz, reality tv, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, blind ambition, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.6
 25K
You Got Served (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Mr. Rad's Warehouse, the best hip-hop crews in Los Angeles compete for money and respect. But when a suburban crew crashes the party, stealing their dancers - and their moves - two warring friends have to pull together to represent the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, inspirational, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, breakdance, friendship, music, dancer's life, dance performance, rivalry, follow your dream, ambition, betrayal, competition, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 631K
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, atmospheric, mind bending, suspense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, mental illness, insanity, dancer's life, mentally unstable, showbiz, paranoia, hallucinations, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 60K
Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, friendship, surfboard, island, jungle, mentor, ambition, athlete's life, world champion, follow your dream, ocean or sea, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 53K
Cars 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, intense, stylized, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racing, mentor, technology, red car, race car, race track, accident, competition, show, beach, bus, rivalry ...
Place: california
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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: prodigy, chess, child prodigy, contests and competitions, genius, parents and children, mentor, supportive parent, human spirit, competition, tournament, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, mentor, danger, female protagonist, warrior, rebellion, championship, society, president, resistance ...
Time: future, near future
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 36K
Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: humorous, stylized, touching, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: bull, friendship, adaptation, talking animals, pacifist, bullfighting, farm, countryside, escape, girl, kindness, goat ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 6.3
 22K
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, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, boss and employee, resort, skiing, young lovers, social differences, workplace romance, workplace, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 22K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, school, family, contests and competitions, love, mother daughter relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
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Monsters University (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: college, university, friendship, odd couple, monster, bully, student life, teamwork, family, teachers and students, underdog, disney ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 10K
Populaire (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in 1958, Populaire focuses on Rose Pamphyle, who lives with her widowed father and is destined to marry a son of the local mechanic. Rose travels out of town and applies for a secretarial job with an insurance agency run by Louis Échard. Louis ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, typewriter, mentor, ambition, contests and competitions, receptionist, rise to the top, love story, competition ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1920s
Place: france, paris france
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The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, sincere, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: kitchen, food, chef, cook, meal, competition, romance, friendship, rivalry, ambition, chase, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
Blue Mountain State (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three incoming freshmen attending Midwestern college football powerhouse Blue Mountain State must quickly adapt to college life and juggle football, girls, classes and nonstop hazing.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, college, strong sexual content, sport, friends, sport team, looking for sex, sexual activity, college life, american football, teenage life, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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World of Cars: Planes (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, emotional, clever ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, underdog, adventure, chases and races, family, friendship, ambition, escapades, sport, countryside, self discovery, rivalry ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, teenage love, friendship, dancer's life, rivalry, follow your dream, music, hip hop, dance school, contests and competitions, romance, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
Is relevant ?
Le Grand Bain (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 40-year-old Bertrand has been suffering from depression for the last two years and is barely able to keep his head above water. Despite the medication he gulps down all day, every day, and his wife's encouragement, he is unable to find any ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: male nudity, overcoming, ambition, swimming, coach, french, happy ending, performance, life philosophy, stereotypes, unemployment, prejudice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 7K
High Strung (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, sweet
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ballet, violin, dancing, youth, hip hop, follow your dream, dancer's life, culture clash, competition, music, breaking point, unlikely couple ...
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 9K
Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, mixed martial arts, sibling relationship, gym, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, training, drug abuse, family problems, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rachel is a criminology student hoping to land a position as a teacher's assistant for professor Robert Starkman. She's sure this position will pave the way to an FBI career, and she's willing to do anything to obtain it -- including ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, fbi, obsession, slasher, teachers and students, mind game, student life, rivalry, blind ambition, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 38K
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, redemption, violence, human spirit, underdog, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, sport, teenage life, youth, hopes, american football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 6K
Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, buddies, coming of age, underdog, contests and competitions, romance, friendship, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, kids in trouble, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 23K
Take the Lead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system and, while his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, dancer, dance, high school, teachers and students, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, hip hop culture, music, vandalism ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Plot: hairdresser, underdog, culture clash, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, down on your luck, heroic mission, fighting the system, competition, homosexual, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, california, los angeles, europe, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 28K
Blue Crush (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: surfing, sport, sea, surfer, beach, friendship, romance, best friends, contests and competitions, job, american football player, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 43K
Bad Words (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A misanthropic man sets out to exact revenge on his estranged father, by finding a loophole and attempting to win the National Spelling Bee as an adult. Figuring it would destroy his father, and everything he's worked so hard for as head of the ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spelling bee, obsession, contests and competitions, friendship, estranged father, vengeance, ambition, misfit, rivalry, disorder, social misfits, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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