Keyword: competition

Hunger Games

The Hunger Games (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
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 Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained...
Divergent

Divergent (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In a future world, people are segregated into different factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior is categorized as "Divergent" and warned that she will never fit into one of these groups. When Tris learns of a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she has to find out why being in that classification is so dangerous before it's too late.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 146 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safely 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 Tour" of the districts. Along the way, Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th...
Karate Kid

The Karate Kid (2010)

Rated: PG Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 06/10/2010
Twelve-year-old Dre Parker could've been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying--and the feeling is mutual--but cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make an enemy of the class bully, and kung fu prodigy, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre...
Big Year

The Big Year (2011)

Rated: PG Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/13/2011
Everyone is searching for something - and Stu Preissler, Brad Harris and Kenny Bostick are determined to not only find their "something," but to be the very best at it. For Stu, Brad and Kenny, that means being the world's greatest .birder. An extraordinary race becomes a transformative journey for wealthy industrialist Stu, computer code-writer Brad, and successful contractor Kenny, who race...
Butter

Butter (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 10/04/2012
When her husband is unceremoniously asked to step down after taking first prize for fifteen years as the master Butter Carver at the Iowa State Fair, the limelight-seeking, ultra-competitive Laura Pickler takes on an African-American, butter-sculpting child prodigy in a butter carving contest of epic proportions.
Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/01/2012
Wreck-It Ralph is an obsolete video game character who longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Guy, Fix-It Felix. When a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun, Ralph sneaks into the game with the hopes of winning a medal and proving his heroism. Unfortunately, he wrecks everything, accidentally unleashing a deadly enemy that threatens every...
Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called "Million Dollar Arm." With the help of a cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout he discovers Dinesh...
Real Steel

Real Steel (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 10/06/2011
In the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter loses his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8- foot-tall steel robots take over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing match to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he...
Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 01/12/2012
The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The choir has always known how to sing in harmony, but the discord between its two leading ladies now threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick...
Black Swan

Black Swan (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/02/2010
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica who zealously supports her daughter's professional ambition. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is...
Longest Yard

The Longest Yard (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 05/26/2005
When former NFL player Paul Crewe is sent to prison, the warden forces him to transform a diverse group of inmates into a football team. Unlikely teammates, the convicts unite when they find out who they are playing: the guards. With the help of fellow inmates Nate Scarborough and Caretaker, Crewe promises the cons a chance to exact revenge in a bone-crushing showdown where anything goes.
Rush

Rush (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
Set against the sexy and glamorous Golden Age of racing, the film portrays the exhilarating true story of the charismatic James Hunt and the methodically brilliant Niki Lauda, two of the greatest rivals the world of sports has ever witnessed. Taking us into their personal lives and clashes on and off the Grand Prix racetrack, the two drivers are followed as they push themselves to the breaking...
Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 09/27/2012
Beca is that girl who'd rather listen to what's coming out of her headphones than what's coming out of anyone's mouth. Arriving at Barden University, she finds herself not right for any clique but is somehow muscled into one she would never have picked on her own - alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls with nothing in common except how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca...
Pirates! Band of Misfits

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 04/26/2012
With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way, they battle a diabolical queen and team up...
Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 07/25/2006
No one among the Hoovers quite has it together, but it's not for lack of trying. Father Richard, a hopelessly optimistic motivational speaker, is desperately attempting to sell his 9-step program for success--without much success. Meanwhile, the Hoovers' "pro-honesty" mother Sheryl is constantly harried by her family's eccentric secrets, especially those of her brother, a suicidal Proust scholar...
Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore (1996)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 02/15/1996
For centuries, golf has been a gentleman's game. A game of tradition, etiquette and, above all, sportsmanship... until now. Happy Gilmore is a hockey player skating on thin ice who discovers that his wicked slap shot easily converts into a crushing 400 yard tee shot with the potential for big bucks. Happy's career takes a 180 degree swing and lands him on the Pro Golf Tour, where he's about to...
Step Up 2 The Streets

Step Up 2 The Streets (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/13/2008
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 school's hottest dancer Chase to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore's underground dance battle The Streets, she ultimately finds a way to live her dream while building a bridge...
Warrior

Warrior (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 09/08/2011
An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for a mixed martial arts tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public...
Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 06/02/2005
The tough, gritty streets of "Dogtown" in Venice, California didn't look like much to outsiders, but to a handful of teenage surfers in the 1970s they were the hard, winding, sloping inspiration for a revolutionary style of skateboarding. Transferring the aggressive wave-riding moves to concrete from their death-defying surf skills at the Pacific Ocean Park pier, the Z-Boys--mostly kids with rough...
Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 06/15/2006
Although street racing provides an escape from an unhappy home and the superficial world around him, for outsider Sean Boswell, his reckless involvement in the sport has made him very unpopular with the local authorities. After one crash too many--and to avoid jail time--Sean is sent to live with his gruff, estranged father, a career military man stationed in Tokyo. Now officially a gaijin...
Cars

Cars (2006)

Rated: G Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 06/08/2006
Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters--including...
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 150 minutes Release date: 11/17/2005
Beset by nightmares, Harry Potter is all too happy to escape his disturbing dreams by attending the Quidditch World Cup. But something sinister ignites the skies at the Quidditch campsite--the Dark Mark, the sign of the evil Lord Voldemort. It's conjured by his followers, the Death Eaters, who haven't dared to appear in public since Voldemort was last seen thirteen years ago--the night he murdered...
Cars 2

Cars 2 (2011)

Rated: G Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 06/23/2011
Star race car Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international...
This Means War

This Means War (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 02/16/2012
Two of the world's deadliest CIA operatives are inseparable partners and best friends - until they discover that they've fallen in love with the same woman. Deciding to keep their friendship a secret from her, they pull out their full arsenal of fighting skills and high-tech gadgetry to defeat their greatest enemy - each other.