Hunger Movies

List of the best hunger movies selected by visitors to our site: Leave No Trace, Capernaum, The Ciambra, Okja, Centigrade, We the Animals, Long Way North, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, My Cousin Rachel, The Forger.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Leave No Trace (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34

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.

Capernaum (2018)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryLebanon, USA, France, Cyprus, Qatar, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

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.

The Ciambra (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA

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.

Okja (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountrySouth Korea, USA
Duration02:20

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

Centigrade (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

We the Animals (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

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.

Long Way North (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration01:09

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.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:33

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.

My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

The Forger (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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

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Hands of Stone (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryPanama, USA
Duration02:20

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

Saint Frances (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.

ARQ (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52

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.

Barbarians Rising (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, drama, documentary, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and violent existence. But these also were men and women who launched epic struggles that shaped the world to come with a centuries-long fight to defeat the sprawling empire.

White Fang (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure, cartoon
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, USA
Duration01:26

A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.

Legionnaire (1998)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts to flee to America with the mobster's girlfriend Katrina. This plan fails and he seeks escape by joining the foreign legion. As part of the legion he tangles with abusive lieutenant Steinkampf and bonds with legionnaires Luther, Mackintosh and Rosetti.

Presto (2008)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:05

Dignity. Poise. Mystery. We expect nothing less from the great turn-of-the-century magician, Presto. But when Presto neglects to feed his rabbit one too many times, the magician finds he isn't the only one with a few tricks up his sleeve!

Doctor Sleep (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off of people like them in order to remain immortal. Doctor Sleep is a sequel to Stephen King's 1977 novel "The Shining". Doctor Sleep is set several decades after the events of the first "Shining".

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, cartoon, military, anime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:29

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

The Platform (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Australia, Spain
Duration02:10

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.  Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

The Lobster (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands
Duration01:36

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.

Before the Frost (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryDenmark

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.

Hunger (2009)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Five strangers face the unthinkable when they wake up and find themselves trapped. With no idea how they got there they frantically try to figure out how to escape. The disoriented group quickly realise the truth about their situation when they discover another room containing enough water to survive for 30 days… and a razor sharp surgical knife. The intention becomes quite clear. Whoever put them in this place wants to see just how long it will take before the hunger makes them commit unspeakable acts and cross a very deadly line.

Super 30 (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountryIndia

Based on life of Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar who runs the famed Super 30 program for IIT aspirants in Patna.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.

Land of Mine (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryDenmark, Germany
Duration02:22

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million mines that the Germans had placed in the sand along the coast. With their bare hands, crawling around in the sand, the boys were forced to perform the dangerous work under the leadership of the Danish sergeant, Carl Leopold Rasmussen.

Blade of the Immortal (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryJapan, United Kingdom, South Korea
Duration01:33

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine.

Black '47 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:51

In 1847, when Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years, Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, returns home to reunite with his estranged family, only to discover the cruelest reality, a black land where death reigns.

I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium
Duration02:04

A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.




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