Most Popular Beauty Pageant Movies and TV Shows
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2. Iron Man 3 (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Votes: 701,976 | Gross: $409.01M
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.
Votes: 25,907 | Gross: $36.47M
4. Dumplin' (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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.
5. Insatiable (2018– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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.
6. Scary Movie (2000)
R | 88 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 216,504 | Gross: $157.02M
7. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Votes: 412,628 | Gross: $59.89M
8. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.
Votes: 30,568 | Gross: $10.56M
9. Pain & Gain (2013)
R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.
Votes: 189,157 | Gross: $49.88M
10. Miss Bala (2019)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 4,594 | Gross: $15.01M
11. Machete Kills (2013)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 70,506 | Gross: $8.01M
12. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 124,650 | Gross: $72.59M
13. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 113,839 | Gross: $118.87M
14. Miss Congeniality (2000)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.
Votes: 171,696 | Gross: $106.81M
15. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 29,797 | Gross: $76.66M
16. Whip It (2009)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 61,458 | Gross: $13.04M
17. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
R | 91 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 9,928 | Gross: $1.41M
18. Bad Grandpa (2013)
R | 92 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 86,103 | Gross: $102.00M
20. Sweet Movie (1974)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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 »
22. Geek Charming (2011 TV Movie)
TV-G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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.
24. The Next Best Thing (2000)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.
Votes: 10,356 | Gross: $14.99M
25. Smile (1975)
PG | 113 min | Comedy
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 »
26. Chasing Papi (2003)
PG | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
Votes: 3,764 | Gross: $6.13M
27. Elvis and Anabelle (2007)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
30. Beautiful (2000)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Comedy
Mona sacrifices everything, including family, in pursuit of a beauty pageant victory. Her friend Ruby helps her to an amazing degree.
Votes: 3,518 | Gross: $3.06M
31. Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life.
32. Dangerous Curves (1988)
PG | 93 min | Comedy
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.
33. Happy, Texas (1999)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
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.
Votes: 9,290 | Gross: $1.94M
34. The Naked Truth (1992)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy
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 »
35. Blood Salvage (1990)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror
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 »
39. Miss Firecracker (1989)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
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 »
Votes: 1,816 | Gross: $0.65M
42. The Significant Other (2018)
TV-14 | 109 min | Drama
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 »
45. No Contest (1995)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
46. Burning Kiss (2018)
81 min | Thriller
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.
47. Beautiful Boxer (2004)
Unrated | 118 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.
Votes: 3,015 | Gross: $0.00M
48. Screwball Hotel (1988)
R | 101 min | Comedy
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 »