Most Popular "Beauty Pageant" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
1. 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.
2. Insatiable (2018– )
12 | 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.
4. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
12 | 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: 400,828 | Gross: $59.89M
5. Machete Kills (2013)
16 | 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: 68,211 | Gross: $8.01M
6. Pain & Gain (2013)
16 | 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: 183,447 | Gross: $49.88M
7. Scary Movie (2000)
16 | 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: 210,447 | Gross: $157.02M
8. Hairspray (2007)
AL | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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: 110,331 | Gross: $118.87M
9. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
16 | 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: 120,206 | Gross: $72.59M
10. Whip It (2009)
6 | 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: 60,508 | Gross: $13.04M
11. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
12 | 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: 29,545 | Gross: $10.56M
12. Miss Congeniality (2000)
12 | 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: 163,160 | Gross: $106.81M
AL | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.
Votes: 24,888 | Gross: $36.47M
14. 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: 9,720 | Gross: $1.41M
16. Bad Grandpa (2013)
12 | 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: 84,635 | Gross: $102.00M
18. Geek Charming (2011 TV Movie)
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.
20. 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 »
21. Hotel de grote L (2017)
9 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The story is about the 13-year-old boy Kos. His mother passed away and after his father ended up in the hospital, Kos must run the family hotel together with his three sisters. Kos tries to... See full summary »
22. Sweet Movie (1974)
16 | 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 »
23. Happy, Texas (1999)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Two escaped convicts arrive in the town of Happy, Texas, where they are mistaken for a gay couple who is to host the town's Little Miss Fresh Squeezed beauty pageant. Enjoying the celebrity... See full summary »
Votes: 9,194 | Gross: $1.94M
24. Smile (1975)
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 »
25. 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: 3,474 | Gross: $3.06M
29. The Next Best Thing (2000)
12 | 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: 10,148 | Gross: $14.99M
30. 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: 3,730 | Gross: $6.13M
35. Dangerous Curves (1988)
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.
36. Prix de beauté (Miss Europe) (1930)
93 min | Drama
Lucienne, typist and gorgeous bathing beauty, decides to enter the 'Miss Europe' pageant sponsored by the French newspaper she works for. She finds her jealous lover Andre violently ... See full summary »
37. Miss Firecracker (1989)
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: 1,789 | Gross: $0.65M
38. Beautiful Boxer (2004)
12 | 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: 2,985 | Gross: $0.00M
41. The Naked Truth (1992)
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 »
42. No Contest (1995)
93 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.
45. The Movie Orgy (1968)
420 min | Documentary, History
A compilation film designed to evoke nostalgia for the shared entertainment experiences of early baby boomers, "The Movie Orgy" includes clips from television programs and B-movies of the ... See full summary »
46. 65th Miss Universe (2017 TV Special)
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the Miss Universe Organization. Along with its rival contests, Miss World and Miss Earth, this pageant is one of the ... See full summary »
47. Miss All-American Beauty (1982 TV Movie)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After winning a beauty contest in Texas, a teen-aged girl is unprepared for the demands of travel, press conferences and interviews that go with winning the title and participating in a national beauty pageant.
49. Screwball Hotel (1988)
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 »
50. The World Before Her (2012)
90 min | Documentary
Two young women follow completely divergent paths in the new, modernizing India-one wants to become Miss India, the other is a fierce Hindu Nationalist prepared to kill and die for her beliefs.