Most Popular "Music Competition" Titles
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1. Whiplash (2014)
R | 107 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 530,346 | Gross: $13.09M
2. School of Rock (2003)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Music
After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band.
Votes: 228,614 | Gross: $81.26M
3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
PG | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.
Votes: 35,700 | Gross: $219.61M
6. As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,618 | Gross: $0.01M
7. Unfinished Song (2012)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
Votes: 6,344 | Gross: $1.70M
TV-Y | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Three mysterious girls show up at canterlot high and cause trouble. With the magic of friendship, they want to defeat the mysterious girls.
9. Merci pour le Chocolat (2000)
Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In Lausanne, the aspirant pianist Jeanne Pollet has lunch with her mother Louise Pollet, her boyfriend Axel and his mother. Lenna leans that when she was born, a nurse had mistakenly told ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,171 | Gross: $0.44M
10. Broken Hill (2009)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Family, Music
A sheep-rancher's son aspires to win a music conservatory scholarship, but to apply he needs musicians who can play his music. Circumstances lead him to form a band out of prison inmates.
Votes: 580 | Gross: $0.05M
11. All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
146 min | Crime, Drama, Music
The problematic lives of teenager students for whom the singer Lily Chou-Chou's dreamy music is the only way to escape an alienating, violent and insensitive society.
Votes: 6,816 | Gross: $0.02M
13. Minstrel Man (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Music
Two black brothers in a traveling minstrel show in the early part of the century have two different goals. One brother is determined to succeed in a field that is dominated by white ... See full summary »
14. After the Deluge (2003 TV Movie)
194 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as ... See full summary »
15. Afghan Star (2009)
Unrated | 87 min | Documentary, Music
A look at how contestants on the a musical contest program "Pop Idol" in Afghanistan risk their lives to appear on the show.
Votes: 891 | Gross: $0.10M
16. Fanfare (1958)
86 min | Comedy, Music
After a fight the brass band in a small village splits up into two separate bands. They both want to win a contest and will do anything to prevent the other band from winning it.
17. Chops (2007)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Music
Each year, Jazz at Lincoln Center and its artistic director Wynton Marsalis host the Essentially Ellington Festival, a competition of high school jazz bands from across the country. Bruce ... See full summary »
Director: Bruce Broder
19. Why Competitions (2011)
78 min | Documentary
Nobody less than the Hungarian Bela Bartok once declared: "Competitions are for horses, not artists!" Using the example of the Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, the documentary film "Why ... See full summary »
20. Jen ho nechte, at se bojí (1978)
89 min | Comedy, Musical
The song "Ribwort and Rosemary" by Ales Brabec (Ludek Sobota), a shy supply teacher of musical school, wins the music festival in Krumlov. The song interpreter Marcela (Helena Vondrácková) ... See full summary »
23. Seobaibeol Odisyeon K-Pab Seuta (2011– )
80 min | Documentary, Game-Show, Music
Survival Audition K-pop Star is a South Korean reality TV competition series where three entertainment/talent agencies in South Korea hold worldwide auditions to find the next potential K-Pop stars.
24. One Minute for Conductors (2013)
87 min | Documentary, Music
More than 130 young conductors participate in the Antonio Pedrotti International Conducting Competition, in the Italian city of Trento. During one week they will have to pass several ... See full summary »
26. Harp Dreams (2010 TV Movie)
Documentary, Biography, Music
Thirty-two competitors from around the world compete in the triennial international harp competition in Indiana. This film presents a taste of the grueling challenges of preparing for this ... See full summary »
Director: Susanne Schwibs
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Death in Chorus
TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heated competition among Midsomer church choirs is interrupted by the bludgeon murder of the Midsomer Worthy's tenor, a local artist.
Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
I'm with the Band
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama
Lindsay encourages Nick to pursue a career in music. Nick continues to practice with his current band, but quickly decides he's better than them. Lindsay encourages Nick to audition for a ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
Time to get to know the girl behind the clarinet. Whereas the rest of her family make their mark by spitting out rhymes to booming base beats, Jal seeks solace from the chaos all around her... See full summary »
Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood (2014– )
Animation, Short, Adventure
The Sheriff of Nottingham arranges for Maid Marian and Delphinia to be abducted to prevent them from playing in a minstrel's talent show so that his tone-deaf sons can win the competition by default.