The 10 Best Movie Rivalries

The 10 best movie rivalries is looking to settle the score by selecting the very best rivalries ever put on film. Check out our selections in the gallery below!

A rivalry makes for an incredibly compelling film, no matter what the genre. Perhaps because they actually exist in real life, or maybe it’s because they date back to the oldest conflict imaginable—the fight between good and evil. No matter the reason, it’s worth taking a look at the very best rivalries in film.

Old friends-turned-enemies, a protagonist versus an antagonist, a human pitted against a creature, even a man up against his inner demons… these are just a few examples of some of the more engrossing stories that help contextualize these rivalries. Of course, there are some who might not care about the motivation—in which case, let’s get to the rivalries.