Rivalry movies

List of the best rivalry movies selected by our site visitors: Russian South, Cruella, Circle, Hamilton 2: But Not if it Concerns Your Daughter, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, The Great Magician, Mad Families, The Prime Minister, Sniper: Reloaded, Bleach.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Russian South (2021)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotLove, Date, Rivalry

Student Artem falls in love with a young beauty from the Black Sea. Having lost his head, he drops everything and goes for his beloved to the Russian South, about which he knows nothing. At sea it turns out that the beautiful Ksyusha is already being looked after by two serious local competitors - a handsome sailor and a daring policeman. It seems that the naive student simply has no chance. Even the help of his new friends seems to only get in the way. But our hero is not going to give up: it means war!

Cruella (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CharactersStrong women, Criminals
PlaceEngland, London
StyleDisney, Womens in main roles

In 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, a young grifter named Estella is determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

Circle (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CharactersDemons, Strangers
PlotSurvival, UFO, Experiments, Abduction, Revenge
PlaceSchool, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.

Hamilton 2: But Not if it Concerns Your Daughter (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersHeroes, Special agents
PlotPursuit, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Heavy

Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of international contacts, Hamilton manages to get them on track. Hamilton, along with some military colleagues, plans a daring rescue mission.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotLove, On real events, Rivalry
StyleFascinating, Serious

Based on the life story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and his journey to being the world cup winning captain of the Indian cricket team.

The Great Magician (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersHeroes, Wizards
PlotRevolution, Political, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

In the early 1920’s, on the streets of Beijing, the nation’s most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick “Eight Immortals’ Treat”. Zhang Xian appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to try his hand at it.

Mad Families (2017)
Markimdb: 4.1
PlotCompetitions, Rivalry
StyleLight, Black humor

Three families compete for a camping spot during a busy Fourth of July holiday weekend.

The Prime Minister (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Rivalry
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The Belgian PM is abducted and he finds his wife and children taken hostage. If he wants to see them again – alive – he has to kill the person he is meeting later that day. And that person is no less than... the president of the United States.

Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, military
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Blonde girls, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Marine Corps, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.

Bleach (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Angels, Heroes, Students
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Japan
StyleExciting, By manga

High school student Ichigo Kurosaki lives an ordinary life, besides being able to see ghosts and the blurry memories of his mother death under strange circumstances when he was a kid. His peaceful world suddenly breaks as he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a God of Death.

Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, action, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersVampire, Heroes, The Pharaohs
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Mummies, Alien invasion, Supernatural
PlacePrison, Egypt, Deserts, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse

Dead Drop (2013)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryMexico, USA
CharactersSnipers, CIA, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Undercover
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a murderous rampage while trying to uncover the truth. Who threw him from the plane? Was it his best friend?

Ip Man 2 (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersTeachers, Heroes, Warriors, Poor
PlotOn real events, Martial Arts, Death, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man!

Vikingdom (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Malaysia
CharactersGods, Vikings, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

A warrior fleeing the violence of his past must take up the sword and risk everything to face a god of incalculable power.

Ladies in Black (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBlonde girls, Friends, Girlfriends
StyleLight, Inspirational, For girls, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.

Love/Hate (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersGangsters, Police, Girlfriends
PlotThe escape, Investigation, Rivalry
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.

Gone Are the Days (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, western
CharactersHeroes, Criminals
PlotBank robbery, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Vital signs, Tense

The story of notorious outlaw Taylon Flynn, a man hell-bent on exiting this life in a blaze of glory. His plans go awry upon the discovery of the sordid life his estranged daughter is forced to live. To save her, he must summon the inner demons he purged long ago, and finds that redemption is a hard road to travel.

Truth or Dare (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotRevenge, Passion, Rivalry
PlaceForest, College, England, Party
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A group of college friends celebrate the end of term with a party to end all parties. During a drink and drug-fuelled evening, an innocent game of ‘Truth or Dare’ has a very sore loser, sparking a terrifying sequence of events and a whole new twist on the game of truth or dare – where the truth can kill you.

The Lucky Man (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Traveling Route 66, a charismatic preacher, Reverend Johnny Jones, and his seductively beautiful Latina girlfriend, Rebecca, find their lives spiraling out of control as they travel from small town to small town; running their scam on the churches they encounter along the mother road. He's able to convince people he has the power to heal their illnesses and solve their most dreadful life experiences. But what the couple think is their scam begs the question does he really have the power? It's a question that haunts him and only intensifies his inner demons. Scarred for life, his childhood abuse from his evil father won't soon go away. He finds temporary refuge at the bottom of each bottle of tequila and endless grams of cocaine that goes up his nose. His childhood demons will not subside, neither will his vices. In the end, his powers serve as a blessing and a curse. Hang on tight while we follow this perilous couple's journey into the abyss of miracles and tragedy.

The Makeover (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
CharactersLosers, Partners
PlotPolitical, Rivalry

This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns something of Elliot's side of life.