Tag: rivalry

Getting Blue in Color (1988) 5.4

Getting Blue in Color (1988)

A man works at a bank. He is the son of a yakuza thug. One day his father's gang fights another group of thugs and the son steps in and helps. The son's high school class-mate is also the son of a yakuza member. This man...

Broadcast News (1987) 7.2

Broadcast News (1987)

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries a...

Get Smart’s Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008) (V) 4.9

Get Smart’s Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008) (V)

Both being national security agencies, the CIA and CONTROL have a sometimes friendly, sometimes not so friendly rivalry. CONTROL may now have the upper hand in the rivalry when Bruce and Lloyd, two of their nerdish inven...

Toast (2010) (TV) 6.6

Toast (2010) (TV)

Wolverhampton,1967: nine year old Nigel Slater loves his mother though she is a hopeless cook, her finest offering being toast whilst he has great culinary aspirations. When she dies of asthma Nigel is left with a distan...

Chicago (2002) 7.1

Chicago (2002)

Murderesses Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered h...

Cinderella (1997) (TV) 6.6

Cinderella (1997) (TV)

Cinderella (Brandy) chafes under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother (Bernadette Peters) and her evil stepsisters, Calliope (Veanne Cox) and Minerva (Natalie Desselle), until her Fairy Godmother (Whitney Houston) steps ...

36th Precinct (2004) 7.1

36th Precinct (2004)

In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, and the imminent departure of the...

Dying to be a Cheerleader (2020) -

Dying to be a Cheerleader (2020)

When the new girl in town tries out for her high school's cheerleading team, she unwittingly humiliates the most popular girl in school, leading to deadly consequences.::David Hal Chester...

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010) 4.3

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)

In the age-old battle between cats and dogs, one crazed feline has taken things a paw too far. Kitty Galore, formerly an agent for cat spy organization M.E.O.W.S., has gone rogue and hatched a diabolical plan to not only...

Johnny Guitar (1954) 7.7

Johnny Guitar (1954)

Vienna has built a saloon outside of town, and she hopes to build her own town once the railroad is put through, but the townsfolk want her gone. When four men hold up a stagecoach and kill a man the town officials, led ...

Tomorrow’s Joe (2011) 6.5

Tomorrow’s Joe (2011)

What does a young orphan urchin do in the slums of Tokyo? He gets into trouble, into brawls, into fights and eventually he lands in jail. Except this one is not just beating, he has a raw talent and a force that gets not...

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) 7.3

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

In the 1960s with the Cold War in play, CIA agent Napoleon Solo successfully helps Gaby Teller defect to West Germany despite the intimidating opposition of KGB agent Illya Kuryakin. Later, all three unexpectedly find th...

Love Is All There Is (1996) 5.1

Love Is All There Is (1996)

The Capomezzo's and the Malacici's are Italian-American families who are also rivals in the catering and restaurant business. Things come to a head when the Capomezzo's son and the Malacici's daughter get thrown together...

Viva Las Vegas (1964) 6.4

Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool m...

The Wrong Trousers (1993) 8.3

The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Plasticine animation of Wallace and Gromit, inventors of all manner of useful devices. Gromit (a dog) finds himself being pushed out of his room and home by a new lodger who is actually a ruthless criminal (and a small p...

Roy Colt & Winchester Jack (1970) 4.8

Roy Colt & Winchester Jack (1970)

Two gunmen, a Native American con-woman and a priest-turned-crime lord alternate between fighting and aiding each other over obtaining a treasure map that will lead them to buried gold.::tanglefreak98...

Leap! (2016) 6.8

Leap! (2016)

In the 1880s, Félicie, a poor orphan girl who dreams of becoming a ballerina, but lacks formal training, runs away from her orphanage in rural Brittany with her best friend, Victor, a young inventor. Together they go to ...

Focus (2015) 6.6

Focus (2015)

Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky's profession of being a liar and a cheater for a livi...

Swimming for Gold (2020) 6.2

Swimming for Gold (2020)

When Claire Carpenter's dad sends her to Australia to coach an elite boys swim team, Claire finds herself face to face with long-time rival Mikayla Michaels, and the news that the camp will close if the team loses the ne...

Magicians (2007) 6

Magicians (2007)

A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.::IMDb editor...

Words and Pictures (2013) 6.6

Words and Pictures (2013)

A flamboyant English teacher (Clive Owen) and a new, stoic art teacher (Juliette Binoche) collide at an upscale prep school. A high-spirited courtship begins and she finds herself enjoying the battle. Another battle they...

The Work and the Glory (2004) 6.9

The Work and the Glory (2004)

Recently moved to upstate New York from the comfort of their Vermont homestead, the Benjamin Steed family makes their way into the established social structure of Palmyra. In their attempt to settle peacefully into the n...

Death Clique (2014) (TV) 5.5

Death Clique (2014) (TV)

Inspired by true events, a friendship rivalry between three high school girls escalates into a shocking act of violence, and soon one of them is dead. Now the dead girl's mom is determined to find her missing child... an...

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006) (V) 5.3

Save the Last Dance 2 (2006) (V)

Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the ...

Footnote (2011) 7.1

Footnote (2011)

The story of a great rivalry between a father and son, both eccentric professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The son has an addictive dependency on the embrace and accolades that the estab...

Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010) (TV) 4.7

Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010) (TV)

Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.::Anonymous...

Greek s3 e9 The Wish-Pretzel 8.6

Greek s3 e9 The Wish-Pretzel

Rusty and Casey stay on campus over the Thanksgiving break when their parents decide to spend the holiday in Maui. Cappie finds himself pulled in different directions when Rusty, Evan, and the Kappa Taus all want him to ...

Housefull 2 (2012) 5.2

Housefull 2 (2012)

Housefull 2 is about the Kapoor family. Daboo and Chintu are brothers but they hate each other to the core. Even their wives and daughters hate each other. Both claim that they are going to get the richest son-in-law for...

Popeye the Sailor s2 e2 Motor Knocks 7

Popeye the Sailor s2 e2 Motor Knocks

Popeye and Olive go out for a drive in the country, but they run out of gas. Brutus's garage is nearby, but that's no stroke of luck. Brutus cheats Popeye on the price of the gas, "accidentally" squirts him with oil and ...

The Rookie s2 e19 The Q Word 8.8

The Rookie s2 e19 The Q Word

Their rookie year is coming to an end and officers Nolan, Chen and West are about to be squeezed harder than ever before as their training officers evaluate whether they are truly ready for the job. Meanwhile, after one ...

Enthiran (2010) 7.1

Enthiran (2010)

Dr. Vasi (Rajnikanth) invents a super-powered robot, Chitti, in his own image. The scientific body, AIRD, that must approve the robot, declines it based on its not having emotions and the ability to make rational judgmen...

Superstore s5 e3 Forced Hire 8.3

Superstore s5 e3 Forced Hire

When Amy hires Dina's nemesis Colleen, Dina blackmails Garrett into making Colleen's life a living hell. Jonah is forced to befriend Marcus in order to unionize the warehouse guys.::NBCUni press release...

Rumble on the Docks (1956) 5.7

Rumble on the Docks (1956)

In 1950s Brooklyn, 17-year old Jimmy Smigelski, son of hard-working, honest Polish immigrants, is at odds with his father, Pete Smigelski. His father tries to instill in Jimmy his values of hard work, respect for the law...

Hai shang hua (1998) 7.4

Hai shang hua (1998)

In Shanghai in the 1880s there are four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (called madam), a courtesan in her prime, older servants, and maturing girls in training. The men gather around tables of food,...

Vishwatma-1992 6.5

Vishwatma-1992

Police inspector Prabhat Singh is sent to Kenya on a mission of apprehending the crime lord Azghar Jurrat. Prabhat's mission is one of duty as well as vengeance: his younger brother had been murdered by Jurrat after Prab...

Giant-1956 7.6

Giant-1956

Texan rancher Jordan "Bick" Benedict, Jr. (Rock Hudson) visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. While there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), they are married immed...

Comic Book Villains-2002 5.6

Comic Book Villains-2002

Told from the point of view from Archie, a comic book collector, this is the story of a rivalry between two comic book shop owners. One does it for the love of comics, while the other shop, run by a husband-and-wife team...

Blackball-2003 5.5

Blackball-2003

Try as he might, the roguishly handsome Cliff Starkey, just can't keep out of trouble. In his sleepy home town on the English coast, nothing much inspires him...apart from bowls. Cliff has always preferred to play by his...

Murderball-2005 7.7

Murderball-2005

Quad rugby as played by the US team, between 2002 games in Sweden and the 2004 Paralympics in Athens. Young men, most with spinal injuries, play this rough and tumble sport in special chairs, seated gladiators. We get to...

Stealth Fighter-1999 3.7

Stealth Fighter-1999

Ice-T stars as a naval pilot that fakes his own death, and later ends up employed by a Latin American arms dealer. He steals a stealth fighter from a U.S.A.F. base in the Phillippines, and uses the stealth fighter to tar...