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 humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic, light and captivating films and TV shows about / with competition, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, storytelling, chase, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and friendship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
competition movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as competition: Pitch Perfect (2012), The Hunger Games (2012), Yuri!!! on Ice (2016), Chalet Girl (2011), SK8 the Infinity (2021), The Layover (2017), Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015), Total Drama Island (2007), Beerfest (2006), Blades of Glory (2007).

List of 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: friends, rivalry, music band, young people, contests and competitions, female protagonist, youth, singing competition, performance, lifestyle, female friendship, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
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Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the "Koto" (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, competition, school, romance, music, slice of life, training, love and romance, fall in love, high school life, musician, school life ...
Place: japan
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, heroes, rivalry, youth, society, danger, death, against the odds, heroine ...
Time: future
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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, yaoi, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: figure skating, russian, training, rivalry, friendship, competition, skating, coach, sport, teenager, romance, tournament ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, cinderella story, love and romance, boss and employee, snowboarding, skiing, resort, ambition, lifestyle, competition, young people, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: austria, europe, alps
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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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, future dystopia, survival, young heroes, competition, distopia, rebellion, post apocalypse, mentor, warrior, resistance, society ...
Time: future, near future
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BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense. (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Honjou Kaede is invited by her friend Shiramine Risa to play a virtual reality MMO game with her. While Kaede doesn't dislike games, what she really, truly dislikes is being in pain. She creates a character named Maple, and decides to put all ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: video game, friends, female protagonist, competition, virtual world, virtual reality, girl, friend, survival, pain, computer game, protection ...
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SK8 the Infinity (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: "S" is a dangerous, top secret, no-holds-barred downhill skateboarding race down an abandoned mine. When avid skateboarder Reki takes Langa to the mountain where "S" is held, Langa, who's never been on a skateboard in his ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: competition, skateboard, battles, high school student, skateboarding, adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions, jousting, contest, escapades, ambition ...
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The Layover (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When their plane is rerouted due to a hurricane warning, two single female best friends find themselves competing for the same guy during an extended layover in St. Louis.
Style: sentimental, disturbing, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: competition, road trip, rivalry, fiancee, love triangle, friendship, seduction, groom, airport, vacation, jealousy, hotel ...
Place: florida
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Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After starting her first job at a country club restaurant, Callie’s passions for cooking and ice sculpting are met with romance and Christmas spirit when a childhood friend enters her into the club’s annual Christmas ice sculpting competition ...
Style: light, feel good, sweet, romantic
Plot: competition, christmas, rivalry, childhood friend, childhood friends, reunited friends, ice sculpture, love affair, couples, male female relationship, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
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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, dumb, sport, contests and competitions, friends, uninhibited rivalry, financial problem, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, nevada, california
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Total Drama Island (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television series which premiered in Canada on Teletoon on July 8, 2007 and on June 5, 2008 in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. This is the first season of the Total Drama series and has 27 episodes, each 22 ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young people, contests and competitions, rivalry, summer camp, competition, best friends, youth, survival, reward, isolation, group of strangers, outsmarting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Beerfest (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: competition, beer, alcohol, ambition, championship, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, underdog, rivalry, german, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, usa, munich germany, united states ...
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Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, figure skating, skating, farce, competition, friendship, championship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, montreal, detroit, ukraine ...
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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: cynical, not serious, humorous, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spelling bee, blind ambition, fish out of water, loser, social misfits, competition, disorder, rivalry, obsession, dark humor, opponent, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane ...
Style: claymation, witty, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rabbit, experiment gone awry, love triangle, monster, competition, rivalry, transformation, garden, disorder, inventions and discoveries, fall in love ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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A Second Chance: Rivals! (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As Maddy takes on coaching a team of young twelve-year-old gymnasts, she faces up to intense city versus country rivalry, racism, cyberbullying and her own self-doubt but eventually takes the challenge head on.
Plot: gymnastics, competition, championship, team, gymnast, coach, gym, rivalry, country girl, teenager, bulimia, olympian ...
Place: south australia
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The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: diving, adventure, friendship, dolphins, ocean, love affair, competition, danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, europe, south america, sicily ...
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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, twist ending, atmospheric, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, hallucination, mental illness, ballet, surrealism, insanity, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
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, 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: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ninja, martial arts, female fighter, island, female martial artist, fight, competition, master warrior, friendship, tournament, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong
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Bring It on Again (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, competition, sport, teenage life, against the odds, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: large family, family vacation, family relations, mischievous children, teenage life, competition, holiday, family, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, new york, wisconsin
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Ice Angel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Matt, a male hockey player who dies in a game and comes back to life as Sara Bryan, a female figure skater due to an accident made by an angel that caused the hockey player to die. Both share the dream of competing in the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching
Plot: rebirth, reincarnation, competition, angel, coach, ice hockey, misunderstanding, ice skater, olympics, heaven, skating, gender bending ...
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The Idol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: 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: humorous, captivating, inspirational, sincere
Plot: singing competition, competition, singer, musician, audition, aspiring musician, brother sister relationship, border crossing, funeral, tv show, aspiring singer, singing ...
Time: year 2012, year 2005, 21st century, 2010s
Place: cairo egypt, palestine
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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: chase, survival, hitman, tournament, betting, vengeance, fight, contests and competitions, faked death, competition, combat, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, united kingdom, britain, england, brazil
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Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous, 3d animation
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: summer vacation, family relations, competition, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, theme park, disorder, amusement park, escapades, family, redhead girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
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The Challenge (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Challenge is an action adventure/adventure comedy. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen play estranged twins with very opposite personalities. Lizzie is very focused and driven, while Shane is more relaxed, but concerned about the environment. Both girls ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, twin sister, adventure, island, competition, teenage life, ambition, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions, family life, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, stylized, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: competition, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, career, car, love triangle, teamwork, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, germany, australia, detroit, miami ...
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, rescue, police chase, criminal heroes, danger, foe turned friend, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, west indies, seattle, seattle washington ...
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Love and Debate (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl goes to Harvard and joins the debate team. She has to deal with a ton of issues, from boyfriends, to ethnicity, to religion, to sexual assault.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexual ...
Plot: competition, roommate, rivalry, love affair, college life, ambition, romance, coming of age, youth, rehabilitation, family relations, debate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami
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