Most Popular Beauty Pageant Movies and TV Shows

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year













































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Logan Lucky (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
78 Metascore

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Farrah Mackenzie

Votes: 108,428 | Gross: $27.78M

2. Iron Man 3 (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
62 Metascore

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 701,976 | Gross: $409.01M

3. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
60 Metascore

Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

Votes: 25,907 | Gross: $36.47M

4. Dumplin' (2018)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
53 Metascore

Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Odeya Rush, Maddie Baillio

Votes: 21,589

5. Insatiable (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A disgraced, dissatisfied civil lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager as his client and has no idea what he's about to unleash upon the world.

Stars: Dallas Roberts, Debby Ryan, Christopher Gorham, Kimmy Shields

Votes: 16,732

6. Scary Movie (2000)

R | 88 min | Comedy

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
48 Metascore

A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans, Carmen Electra

Votes: 216,504 | Gross: $157.02M

7. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
80 Metascore

A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris | Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 412,628 | Gross: $59.89M

8. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
28 Metascore

A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.

Director: Michael Patrick Jann | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney

Votes: 30,568 | Gross: $10.56M

9. Pain & Gain (2013)

R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
45 Metascore

A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 189,157 | Gross: $49.88M

10. Miss Bala (2019)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
41 Metascore

Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. Based on the Spanish-language film.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Thomas Dekker, Vivian Chan, Barbarella Pardo

Votes: 4,594 | Gross: $15.01M

11. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

Votes: 70,506 | Gross: $8.01M

12. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
52 Metascore

Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.

Director: Jim Gillespie | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche, Ryan Phillippe

Votes: 124,650 | Gross: $72.59M

13. Hairspray (2007)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
81 Metascore

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer

Votes: 113,839 | Gross: $118.87M

14. Miss Congeniality (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
43 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen

Votes: 171,696 | Gross: $106.81M

15. The Muppet Movie (1979)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
74 Metascore

Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Votes: 29,797 | Gross: $76.66M

16. Whip It (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
68 Metascore

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.

Director: Drew Barrymore | Stars: Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Sarah Habel

Votes: 61,458 | Gross: $13.04M

17. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

R | 91 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
64 Metascore

The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos.

Director: Mary Harron | Stars: Gretchen Mol, Lili Taylor, Chris Bauer, Jared Harris

Votes: 9,928 | Gross: $1.41M

18. Bad Grandpa (2013)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
54 Metascore

86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Gregorio, Georgina Cates

Votes: 86,103 | Gross: $102.00M

19. Miss Bala (2011)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
79 Metascore

After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding.

Director: Gerardo Naranjo | Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Noé Hernández, Irene Azuela, Jose Yenque

Votes: 8,168

20. Sweet Movie (1974)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984, Miss Canada wins, and prize is the marriage with the milk industry tycoon with his fifty billion dollars fortune. In their honeymoon, ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Carole Laure, Pierre Clémenti, Anna Prucnal, Sami Frey

Votes: 4,947

21. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

Votes: 6,009

22. Geek Charming (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

To win a school popularity contest, a high school diva permits a film club classmate to record her popular life, but the film starts documenting her decline instead.

Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: Sarah Hyland, Matt Prokop, Sasha Pieterse, Jordan Nichols

Votes: 10,213

23. Toddlers & Tiaras (2009–2016)

TV-PG | Reality-TV

1.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.8/10 X  

A look at the world of child beauty pageants.

Stars: MaKenzie Myers, Dawn Rochelle, Wendy D. Lee, Alana Thompson

Votes: 3,314

24. The Next Best Thing (2000)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
25 Metascore

Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt, Illeana Douglas

Votes: 10,356 | Gross: $14.99M

25. Smile (1975)

PG | 113 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

Votes: 1,952

26. Chasing Papi (2003)

PG | 80 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
33 Metascore

The successful and handsome wolf executive of the cosmetic industry Thomas Fuentes has three sexy Latin girlfriends: in Miami, the waitress Cici; in Chicago, the intellectual lawyer Lorena;... See full summary »

Director: Linda Mendoza | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Roselyn Sanchez, Sofía Vergara, Jaci Velasquez

Votes: 3,764 | Gross: $6.13M

27. Elvis and Anabelle (2007)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of... See full summary »

Director: Will Geiger | Stars: Max Minghella, Blake Lively, Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 4,702

28. The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A daydreamer convinces his radio personality brother to help fund one of his get-rich-quick schemes.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Julia Anne Robinson

Votes: 4,465

29. Everybody's All-American (1988)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life's complexities after his college career is over.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Hutton, John Goodman

Votes: 2,743 | Gross: $12.64M

30. Beautiful (2000)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Comedy

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
23 Metascore

Mona sacrifices everything, including family, in pursuit of a beauty pageant victory. Her friend Ruby helps her to an amazing degree.

Director: Sally Field | Stars: Minnie Driver, Hallie Eisenberg, Joey Lauren Adams, Kathleen Turner

Votes: 3,518 | Gross: $3.06M

31. Slap Her, She's French! (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
44 Metascore

A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life.

Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jane McGregor, Michael McKean, Trent Ford

Votes: 5,229

32. Dangerous Curves (1988)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

3.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A college graduate is offered a deal of a lifetime - deliver a Porsche for a client and join the company of your dreams in return. When the car gets stolen, he and his friend must go to a beauty pageant run by the thief to get it back.

Director: David Lewis | Stars: Tate Donovan, Grant Heslov, Danielle von Zerneck, Valerie Breiman

Votes: 334

33. Happy, Texas (1999)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
62 Metascore

3 prisoners escape. 2 end up in Happy, Texas, where they're mistaken for a gay couple expected there to help with the small girls beauty pageant. As the 2 are paid $1000, they decide to stay until the heat is gone.

Director: Mark Illsley | Stars: Jeremy Northam, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy, Ally Walker

Votes: 9,290 | Gross: $1.94M

34. The Naked Truth (1992)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

3.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Two friends, both named Frank, accidentally obtain a suitcase at the airport. It contains incriminating evidence against a mafia boss, who sends his Terminator-like lackie to find them. The... See full summary »

Director: Nico Mastorakis | Stars: Robert Caso, Kevin Schon, Courtney Gibbs, Herb Edelman

Votes: 322

35. Blood Salvage (1990)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Twisted tale about a crazy, preaching redneck named Jake who kidnaps people off the highway and performs sick medical experiments on them. He then proceeds to sell their organs on the black... See full summary »

Director: Tucker Johnston | Stars: Danny Nelson, Lori Birdsong, Christian Hesler, Ralph Pruitt Vaughn

Votes: 371

36. Nightmare in Columbia County (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: William Devane, Jeri Ryan, Michele Abrams, Nick Searcy

Votes: 235

37. Miss India America (2015)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Lily Prasad competes for Miss India America title.

Director: Ravi Kapoor | Stars: Tiya Sircar, Hannah Simone, Kosha Patel, Meera Simhan

Votes: 496

38. The First Beautiful Thing (2010)

Not Rated | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
62 Metascore

A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother.

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Micaela Ramazzotti, Stefania Sandrelli, Claudia Pandolfi

Votes: 4,355

39. Miss Firecracker (1989)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Carnelle isn't happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain's win many years ago. Few think she can win, even ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 1,816 | Gross: $0.65M

40. Bikini Babes Countdown (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Six bikini models compete for a ten thousand dollar cash prize and a chance to get the lead role in a movie.

Director: Steve Cosmic | Stars: Kristy Lacasse, Nicole Lavoie, Celia White

41. Miss Universe 1974 (1974 TV Special)

Reality-TV

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Bob Barker, Anna Bjorn, Neila Moranta, Helen Morgan

42. The Significant Other (2018)

TV-14 | 109 min | Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A neophyte model from a lowly working class background gets her big break and share top catwalk billing with her idol, a highbred fashion princess who is on the comeback trail after a ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Lamangan | Stars: Lovi Poe, Tom Rodriguez, Erich Gonzales, Dina Bonnevie

Votes: 38

43. Miss Universe 2015 (2015 TV Special)

TV-PG | News

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The most beautiful woman in the world is selected from more than 80 countries.

Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Steve Harvey, Olivia Culpo, Perez Hilton, Roselyn Sanchez

Votes: 43

44. Johnny Staccato (1959– )

24 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Stars: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli, Dennis Sallas, Frank London

Votes: 171

45. No Contest (1995)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Andrew Dice Clay takes over a hotel during a beauty pageant taking several pageant contestants hostage since one of them is a rich senator's daughter.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Shannon Tweed, Robert Davi, Andrew Dice Clay, Roddy Piper

Votes: 742

46. Burning Kiss (2018)

81 min | Thriller

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A hallucinogenic summer noir cocktail spiked with suspense is concocted as the unexpected arrival of a stranger ignites an inferno of secrets and guilt, complicating the relationship between a father and his daughter.

Director: Robbie Studsor | Stars: Liam Graham, Richard Mellick, Alyson Walker, Christie Sistrunk

Votes: 83

47. Beautiful Boxer (2004)

Unrated | 118 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
66 Metascore

Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham | Stars: Asanee Suwan, Sorapong Chatree, Orn-Anong Panyawong, Nukkid Boonthong

Votes: 3,015 | Gross: $0.00M

48. Screwball Hotel (1988)

R | 101 min | Comedy

3.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that ... See full summary »

Director: Rafal Zielinski | Stars: Michael Bendetti, Andrew Zeller, Jeff Greenman, Lori Deann Pallett

Votes: 236

49. Forever Fabulous (1999)

105 min | Drama, Comedy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Beauty queen road trip about mother and daughter pageant pros going back home to Texas for a shot a redemption.

Director: Werner Molinsky | Stars: Jean Smart, Jennifer Elise Cox, Emily Procter, Jack Plotnick

Votes: 52

50. Doble Kara (2015–2017)

TV-14 | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Mylene Dizon, Julia Montes, Carmina Villaroel, Franchesca Floirendo

Votes: 8



Recently Viewed