Hunger Movies

List of the best hunger movies selected by visitors to our site: Hands of Stone, The Hidden Face, Maze, Okja, Capernaum, We the Animals, Burning, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Leave No Trace, Before the Frost.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Hands of Stone (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryPanama, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotOn real events, Sports, Boxing, Fight, Hunger
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.

The Hidden Face (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryColombia, Spain
Duration01:32
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Waiters
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy, Hunger, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceBunker
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.

Maze (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:33
CharactersTerrorists, Friends
PlotPrison Break, The escape, Hunger, Freedom, Confrontation
PlacePrison, Ireland
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

Okja (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Korea, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersMonsters, Childrens, Strong women, Scientists, Bodyguards
PlotRevenge, Cars, Obsession, Friendship, Water
PlaceAircraft, Mountains
StyleCute, Touching, Sad ones

A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.

Capernaum (2018)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryLebanon, USA, France, Cyprus, Qatar, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersChildrens, Judge, Street children, Large families, Poor
PlotSurvival, Slavery, Hunger
PlacePrison, Court
StyleTo cry, Heavy

Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.

We the Animals (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Brothers, Old man
PlotDancing, Friendship, Swimming, Birthday, Hunger
PlaceForest, Lake
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah, the youngest, embraces an imagined world all his own.

Burning (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersWriters, Rich, Lawyers, Cats
PlotDancing, Fight, Money, Pursuit, Love triangle
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, By books, Tense

Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersStrong women, Writers
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Hunger, Flowers
PlaceIslands, England, Beach, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleNetflix, Soulful, Touching, Worth watching

Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Horses, Family, Photographers, Hermits
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Chess, Money, Religious
PlaceNature, Trains
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, By books, Philosophical, Fascinating

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Before the Frost (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryDenmark
CharactersFarmers, Orphans, Cows, Poor, Widows
PlotWedding, Hunger
Time19th century

The film takes place somewhere in the Danish countryside in the middle of the 19th century. Here within a small Danish peasant family, harsh circumstances reign. With the prospect of yet another tough winter, the farmer Jens faces an unbearable choice. If the family is to survive the winter, he must settle an agreement with the rich farmer nearby and forsake his own moral as well as his most precious possession, in an effort to secure them all a better life.

Hungry Hearts (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly
Duration01:49
CharactersHunters
PlotDancing, Death, Mental disorders, Computers, Snow
PlaceTrains, Metro, USA, New York
StyleBy books, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.

The Ciambra (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA
CharactersTeens, Horses, Mafia, Gypsies, Singers
PlotDancing, Soccer, Gambling, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceSchool, Trains, Ghetto, Italy
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

Pio Amato, a 14 year-old member of a small Romani community in southern Italian town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, is in a hurry to grow up. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere and from him he learns how to hustle and how to navigate the streets of his hometown. One night Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.

The Lobster (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

The Forger (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Artists
PlotRacing, Cars, Weapon, Art, Hunger
PlaceParty, Beach, Hotels, Small cities
StyleAction, To cry, Tense, Touching, Serious

While staying at a picturesque village, a teen encounters the underground world of art forgery.

Harmony (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersLesbians, Immortals
PlotInvestigation, Viruses, Conspiracies, Hunger, Eternal Youth
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Cyberpunk

Set in a future world. Japan has created a great medical technology that controls ethics, health, and social interaction to create a perfect world. Three young girls attempt to stand up to this by committing suicide, but it doesn't work. Years later, Tuan, one of the girls who attempted suicide must prevent a crisis that threatens this "perfect" world.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Students, Poor
PlotOn real events, Survival, Fate, Hunger, Radio
PlaceSchool, Africa, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Depressive

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

ARQ (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotSurvival, Time travel, End of the world, Abduction, Technology
PlaceParallel worlds, Labyrinths
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleNetflix, Interesting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.

Centigrade (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersPregnant, Writers, Babies
PlotSurvival, Cars, Snow, Cold, Hunger
StyleHeavy, Gloomy

A young American couple travel to the arctic mountains of Norway. After pulling over during a snowstorm, they wake up trapped in their SUV, buried underneath layers of snow and ice.

The Net (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:12
CharactersSpy, Military, Poor
PlotMoney, Political, Border, Hunger, Freedom
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.

Long Way North (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration01:09
CharactersDogs, Teens, Horses, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Fight, Friendship, Snow
PlaceShips, Trains, Russia, Arctic, St. Petersburg
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Touching

1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to the North Pole. To save her family's honor, Sasha runs away. Headed towards the Great North, she follows her grandfather's trail in search of his famous ship.




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