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, entertaining, humorous, exciting, intense and serious films and TV shows about / with competition, rivalry, ambition, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, destiny, transformation and adaptation plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as competition: Black Swan (2010), DOA: Dead or Alive (2006), The Tournament (2009), Driven (2001), Chalet Girl (2011), Assassins (1995), Ice Princess (2005), Monsters University (2013), The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017), World of Cars: Planes (2013).

List of competition movies

 8.0
 641K
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, suspense, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, losing-it hero, insanity, mental illness, dancer's life, mentally unstable, hallucinations, showbiz, rivalry, parents and children, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, Germany, 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: sexy, exciting, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, island, ninja, competition, friendship, tournament, fight, contests and competitions, good versus evil, ambition, adventure, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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 6.1
 33K
The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, hitman, tournament, competition, confession, martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, danger, violence spree, mortal combat, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, england
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 4.6
 37K
Driven (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Talented rookie race-car driver Jimmy Bly has started losing his focus and begins to slip in the race rankings. It's no wonder, with the immense pressure being shoveled on him by his overly ambitious promoter brother as well as Bly's ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: competition, rivalry, lifestyle, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, sport, career, mentor, love triangle, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, australia, germany, mexico
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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: humorous, feel good, witty, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, fall in love, skiing, love and romance, young lovers, resort, boss and employee, lifestyle, workplace romance, workplace, contests and competitions, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
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 6.3
 72K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, assassination, hitman, competition, cia, police chase, rescue, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, seattle, detroit, west indies ...
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
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, sport, against the odds, coach, competition, contests and competitions, rivalry, financial problem, friends, health situation, uninhibited rivalry, male bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, california, los angeles, nevada
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 6.0
 23K
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: touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, competition, contests and competitions, family, school, love, mother daughter relationship ...
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: feel good, humorous, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: university, college, friendship, odd couple, bully, monster, teamwork, competition, student life, teachers and students, underdog, family ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, future
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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: humorous, entertaining, exciting, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: chef, kitchen, competition, food, cook, meal, friendship, rivalry, romance, adventure, chase, search ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: airplane, underdog, chases and races, adventure, friendship, ambition, family, competition, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, power relations ...
Place: usa
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, road movie, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, chase, race, on the road, money, car chase, desert, adventure, group of strangers, disorder, competition ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa
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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, kids
Plot: teenage love, youth, friendship, rivalry, music, follow your dream, contests and competitions, dancer's life, competition, romance, dance school, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
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 6.0
 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: exciting, stylized, realistic, funny, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, competition, dance contest, dancing, love and romance, ballet, dream, team, fight, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, clubbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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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: dark humor, sexy, surreal, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: youth, french, prank, friendship, destiny, romance, best friends, contests and competitions, competition, love hate, game, music box ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
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 6.1
 12K
The Wizard (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corey (Fred Savage) refuses to let his emotionally disturbed younger brother Jimmy (Luke Edwards) be institutionalized, and the two run away together. They soon join forces with a resourceful girl (Jenny Lewis), who notices that Jimmy has a special ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: on the road, video game, adventure, family, siblings relations, contests and competitions, family relations, competition, rivalry, hopes, teenager, nintendo ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, nevada, usa, utah, cross country ...
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Captain Tsubasa (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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: teenager, sport, tournament, competition, soccer, coming of age, follow your dream, school
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 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, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, mixed martial arts, family problems, gym, sibling relationship, competition, rivalry, ambition, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, parents and children, drug abuse ...
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, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, obsession, fbi, rivalry, mind game, slasher, student life, blind ambition, competition, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
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The Greasy Strangler (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ronnie runs a Disco walking tour with his son, Brayden. When a sexy woman takes the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her love. It also signals the arrival of an oily strangler who stalks the streets at night.
Style: toilet humor, scary, absurd, rough, bad taste humour
Plot: maniac, disco, competition, slasher, son, father son relationship, innocence, fall in love, first sexual experience, street, darkness, death by strangulation ...
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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: music, rivalry, ambition, dancing, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance, hip hop, competition, university, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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 6.0
 80K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, high school, rivalry, sport, teenager, friendship, sport team, ambition, competition, hip hop, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, california, 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, twists and turns, entertaining, captivating, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, media satire, dishonesty, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, friendship, breakdance, music, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, dancer's life, betrayal, dance performance, competition, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.9
 42K
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, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, human spirit, teenage life, youth, athlete and trainer, sport, football, violence, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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 6.0
 27K
Pushing Tin (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, contests and competitions, ambition, control room, dishonesty, workplace situations, competition, self control, airport, justice, paranoia, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 6.7
 62K
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, friendship, jungle, surfboard, island, mentor, athlete's life, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, world champion, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
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 6.8
 57K
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, competition, accident, 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: touching, uplifting, inspirational, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prodigy, chess, child prodigy, contests and competitions, genius, supportive parent, parents and children, human spirit, mentor, tournament, competition, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Employee of the Month (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he hears that the new female employee digs ambitious men who are the store employee of the month, a slacker gets his act together but finds himself in competition with his rival, an ambitious co-worker.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, love triangle, romance, wooing, store, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, ambition, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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