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Contest (2013)

PG | | Drama, Family | 5 October 2013 (USA)
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A bullied high school student is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor and together they face challenges that will change their lives forever.

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Bullied high school student Tommy (Daniel Flaherty) is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt (Kenton Duty), the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest with a big prize. And besides, it's so much easier to impress his crush, Sarah (Katherine McNamara), when he's not getting beat up by Matt and his team. As the cooking contest heats up, Sarah sniffs out a conspiracy, but nobody wants to hear about it. Can Tommy trust his budding friendship with Matt or is it all a huge joke on him? Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for some bullying, rude humor and language

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A number of the actors and crew have been involved in anti-bullying efforts around the country prior to being attached to Contest. See more »

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Tommy Dolen: MY FACE?NOTHING.actually I took on fifty guys at school who wanted to ask you out!
Sarah O'Malley: UH,HUH!
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All Over You
Performed by Chris Caddell & The Wreckage
Written by Chris Caddell, Casey Marshall, Eric Paul
Produced & Mixed by Casey Marshall
Published by Chris Caddell & the Wreckage
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Great family movie with an EXCELLENT soundtrack
27 October 2013 | by (Missouri) – See all my reviews

Good family movie about bullying in high school. The cast of young folk all were great! It plays like an after school special, which in my mind is a good thing. I still remember the ones I was shown as a kid in the 70's and 80's. One thing that stood out to me was the lack of a mean girl focus. These kinds of story lines seem to leave the boy friendships in the background and focus on the girls.

Most impressed with the soundtrack. Katherine McNamara, Kenton Duty, And Daniel Flaherty all have amazing songs! Daniel sounds like a young Bob Dylan and Katherine's voice is beautiful and I understand she co-wrote the song.


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