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The list contains the best, new and most relevant competition movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good and clever films and TV shows about / with competition, rivalry, ambition, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, contests and competitions, transformation and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as competition: Love Me If You Dare (2003), StreetDance 3D (2010), Ice Princess (2005), Monsters University (2013), Stomp the Yard (2007), Bring It On (2000), UnREAL (2015), You Got Served (2004), Black Swan (2010), The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017).
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Black Swan
Drama, Thriller
USA
108 min.
 8.0
UnREAL
Drama
USA
42 min.
 7.9
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Backstage
Drama, Music
Slovakia, Czech Republic
 4.5
The Jurassic Games
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
86 min.
 3.6

List of competition movies

Love Me If You Dare
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: emotional, disturbing, dark humor, sexy, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, friendship, romance, best friends, best friends in love, competition, destiny, love hate, obsession, love, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
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 5.9
 10K
StreetDance 3D
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: competition, dance school, dancing, love and romance, team, dream, fight, dance contest, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, ballet, clubbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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 6.0
 22K
Ice Princess
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, inspirational, touching, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, competition, athlete's life, sport, rivalry, happy ending, contests and competitions, family, school, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new england
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Monsters University
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, funny, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, monster, college, odd couple, competition, bully, disney, unlikely friendships, creativity, student life, adventure, teamwork ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
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 5.3
 21K
Stomp the Yard
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: inspirational, captivating, touching, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, hip hop, ambition, competition, dancer's life, contests and competitions, music, rivalry, leadership, breakdance, teenage love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, atlanta georgia
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 6.0
 78K
Bring It On
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: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, friendship, sport, competition, rivalry, sport team, teenager, ambition, adolescence, fall in love, hip hop, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, florida, san diego california
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 7.9
 11K
UnREAL
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: twists and turns, entertaining, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace intrigue, competition, showbiz, tv show, dishonesty, media, media satire, workplace situations, reality tv, eligible bachelor, manipulations, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.6
 25K
You Got Served
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, dancing, music, competition, rivalry, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, dance performance, betrayal, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.0
 623K
Black Swan
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: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, mental illness, surrealism, mentor, paranoia, psychology, character study, artists and showbiz, hallucinations, dancer's life, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
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, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, future dystopia, young heroes, female protagonist, society, survival, danger, competition, mentor, fight, fight scenes, love triangle ...
Time: future, near future
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The Kitchen: World Chef Battle
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, exciting, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: kitchen, chef, competition, food, cook, romance, friendship, rivalry, meal, ambition, chase, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 6.9
 10K
Populaire
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, light, sweet, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, typewriter, boss and employee, love and romance, mentor, contests and competitions, receptionist, rise to the top, fall in love, workplace, love story, competition ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1920s
Place: france, paris france
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Step Up 2: The Streets
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: music, dancing, youth, friendship, competition, hip hop, rivalry, escapades, romance, follow your dream, high school, dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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 6.8
 50K
Cars 3
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, race car, red car, race track, rivalry, show, competition, accident, catastrophe, aging ...
Place: california
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Searching for Bobby Fischer
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: chess, genius, prodigy, contests and competitions, child prodigy, mentor, parents and children, obsession, children, supportive parent, competition, tournament ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Blue Mountain State
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, light, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, sport, youth, friends, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, sport team, american football, competition, athlete's life, ambition, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 22K
Chalet Girl
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: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: cinderella story, boss and employee, skiing, fall in love, snowboarding, social differences, resort, competition, workplace romance, lifestyle, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
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 8.4
 9K
Kingdom
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, athlete's life, gym, sibling relationship, competition, family problems, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, ambition, brutality, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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American Psycho II: All American Girl
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, slasher, obsession, teachers and students, fbi, mind game, student life, rivalry, hidden identity, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
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 6.7
 32K
Ferdinand
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: stylized, humorous, touching, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: bull, friendship, talking animals, pacifist, adaptation, bullfighting, farm, countryside, girl, escape, kindness, goat ...
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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 6.9
 38K
Gridiron Gang
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, exciting, rough, sincere ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: life philosophy, athlete's life, underdog, redemption, american football, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teenage life, youth, violence, stereotypes, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 43K
Bad Words
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spelling bee, competition, obsession, friendship, vengeance, children, contests and competitions, foul language, mentor, redemption, bullying, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 143K
Blades of Glory
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, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, competition, rivalry, sport, figure skating, chase, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, drinking, ambition, parody, dumb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa, montreal quebec canada, ukraine, north korea
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 7.2
 246K
Pitch Perfect
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: college, music, competition, music band, audition, coming of age, contests and competitions, hip hop, stereotypes, dialogue, ambition, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california
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D2: The Mighty Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, competition, sport, friendship, youth, athlete's life, olympics, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, canada, iceland ...
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The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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: humorous, witty, not serious, clever, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, small town, competition, pets, chase, british, contests and competitions, greed, kids and family, experiment gone awry, eccentricity ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
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, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, farce, cheerleading, competition, sport, dumb, stupidity, parody, contests and competitions, against the odds, sarcasm, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, california, nevada, usa, los angeles
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 6.3
 60K
Beerfest
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, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beer, competition, drinking, german, buddies, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, underdog, stupidity, contests and competitions, stereotypes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, usa, united states, munich germany
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 3.0
 14K
Daddy Day Camp
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, competition, camp, nothing goes right, summer camp, father son relationship, youth, wilderness, lame, family relations, disorder, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cuba
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DOA: Dead or Alive
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Germany, UK
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, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: martial arts, island, ninja, kung fu, competition, assassin, video game, adventure, master warrior, fight scenes, computer game, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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