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Director  Anthony Joseph Giunta
Screenplay  Anthony Joseph Giunta
Duration  
Language  English
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Family
Initial DVD release  December 17, 2013 (USA)
Country  United States
Contest (film) movie poster
Release date  October 5, 2013 (2013-10-05) (MVFF) October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06) (television)
Writer  Anthony Joseph Giunta (screenplay)
Cast  Katherine McNamara (Sarah O'Malley), Raviv Ullman (Rip), Kenton Duty (Matt Prylek), Tina Benko (Rhonda), Danny Flaherty (Tommy Dolen), Mary Beth Peil (Gran)
Similar movies  My Bodyguard (1980), Terri (2011), Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), Big Bully (1996), LOL (2012)
Tagline  Some Friendships are an Acquired Taste.

Contest is a 2013 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Anthony Joseph Giunta and starring Kenton Duty, Daniel Flaherty, Katherine McNamara, and Mary Beth Peil.

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Contest (film) movie scenes

The film made its world television premiere on Cartoon Network on October 6, 2013, as part of their Stop Bullying, Speak Up promotion.

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Plot

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A bullied teen chef wants to save his grandmother's business by entering a TV cooking contest to win the prize money, only to find his worst bully whose name is Matt Prylek suddenly pushing to become his new friend—and contest teammate. Meanwhile, Matt's brother Kyle wants him to do some villainous stuff.

Cast

  • Kenton Duty as Matt Prylek
  • Daniel Flaherty as Tommy Dolen
  • Katherine McNamara as Sarah O'Malley
  • Mary Beth Peil as "Gran" Angela Maria Tucci
  • Kyle Dean Massey as Kyle Prylek
  • Alex Boniello as Joe Grasso
  • Talon G. Ackerman as Will Terkin
  • Chris Riggi as Ned
  • Jan Uczkowski as Philip King
  • Tina Benko as Rhonda
  • Morgan B. Ackerman as Linda Bartosh
  • Marc John Jefferies as Xav
  • Robert Wuhl as Zack Conti
  • Ricky Ullman as Rip
  • Joseph Carcone as Highschool Student
  • Production

    The film began pre-production on February 1, 2012 and ended pre-production on June 12, 2012.

    Production occurred in Liberty, NY and Fallsburg, NY on June 13, 2012 through July 13, 2012.

    Post-production concluded at the end of September 2013 shortly before the movie's October 5, 2013 debut at Mill Valley Film Festival and the premiere the following evening, October 6, 2013 on Cartoon Network.

    Reception

    The movie won an Audience Award at Mill Valley Film Festival. It also won a Family Choice Award.

    Rotten Tomatoes gives the film an audience score of 53%.

    References

    Contest (film) Wikipedia
    Contest (film) IMDb Contest (film) themoviedb.org


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