Loneliness Movies

List of the best movies about loneliness selected by visitors to our site: Joker, Land, The Half of It, 100 Streets, Aloha, I-Lived, Humor Me, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Fräulein - A winter’s tale, Abandoned.

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

Joker (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
StyleDC, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Makes me think

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Land (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersIndians, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Depression, Meaning of life
PlaceMountains, Forest
StyleDeep Meaning, Womens in main roles, Depressive

Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings her back from the brink of death, she must find a way to live again.

The Half of It (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.

100 Streets (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersFamily, Criminals, Taxi drivers, Celebrities, Actors
PlotRobbery, Motorcycles, Loneliness, Depression, Funeral
PlaceEngland, Beach, Rugby, Cemetery, London
StyleFascinating, Vital signs, Disturbing

Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.

Aloha (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Military, Soldier, Pilots
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Loneliness, Love triangle
PlaceIslands, USA
StyleRomantic, Smart, Beautiful landscapes

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

I-Lived (2015)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Technology
StyleDisturbing

Josh Fosse is a 20something guy whose life is going nowhere. His girl left, his rent is late, and he lacks a real job. He is trying to make it as an app reviewer online and decides to review a self help app called i-Lived for fun. He's signs on and immediately his life turns around. He meets the girl of his dreams and he gets a job offer he can't refuse. Convinced it's him and not the app, he signs out... and loses everything. He signs on again but this time the terms are different, the app is asking him to do things that are out of his moral comfort zone... but essential to becoming the success the app tells him he can be.

Humor Me (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersFathers, Billionaires
PlotLoneliness, Betrayal
PlaceUSA

An adult son who is slowly drifting towards rock bottom reconnects with his joke-loving dad.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersDogs, Friends
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Black humor, Touching

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Fräulein - A winter’s tale (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:25
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Loneliness, Rivalry
PlaceMountains, Italy
StyleLight, Fancy

As a solar storm unfolds, causing power surges and blackouts, a storm of emotions rages within Regina, a spinster referred to as Fräulein, when a childlike sexagenarian checks into her hotel. What should be one night becomes a stormy coexistence all its own.

Abandoned (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:16
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Orphans, Nephews
PlotLove, Loneliness, Parenting, Fidelity
PlaceSchool, Russia

After the death of the mother of twelve Kohl sent to an orphanage. Valentine is taking him from there. This lonely old woman is his dear aunt, with whom he had never been acquainted. Kohl is waiting for his older brother to come after him after his release from prison, and they will return home together.

127 Hours (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:33
CharactersClimbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness
PlaceCaves, Deserts
StyleTense, Serious

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Appropriate Behavior (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:22
PlotLoneliness, Uprising
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSmart, Fancy

For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of bisexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.

Marguerite (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Horses, Snake, Writers, Journalists
PlotOn real events, Cars, Money, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Castle
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and her close friends have always encouraged her in her illusions. Things become very complicated the day she gets it into her head to perform in front of a genuine public, at the Opera.

Dear My Friends (2016)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:30
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Loneliness
PlaceKorea

Depicts the realistic and enjoyable lives of older and younger people who become dear friends.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:07
CharactersSpy, Scouts, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Loneliness, KGB, Conspiracies
PlaceEngland
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

Lion (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:43
CharactersFamily, Poor
PlotOn real events, Survival, Time travel, Adventure, Loneliness
PlaceTrains, India, Australia
StyleTo cry, Touching

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Everything Must Go (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends, Good people
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Baseball, Love with age difference
PlaceTexas
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching

When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.

Black Butterfly (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Spain, Italy
CharactersWriters, Alcoholics, Hunters, Hermits
PlotAbduction, Obsession, Loneliness, Success, Mystery
PlaceMountains
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Paul is a down-on-his-luck screenwriter who picks up a drifter and offers him a place to stay. However, when the deranged stranger takes Paul hostage and forces him to write, their unhinged relationship brings buried secrets to light.

Samba (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:59
CharactersFriends, Brothers
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Loneliness, Fate, Justice
PlaceFrance
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together.

Rams (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIceland, Denmark, Norway, Poland
Duration01:39
CharactersDogs, Brothers, Farmers
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Mystery, Inheritance, Snow
PlaceHospitals, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Vital signs, Depressive, Beautiful landscapes

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country’s best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi’s sheep, the entire valley comes under threat. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily – and each brother tries to stave off the disaster in his own fashion: Kiddi by using his rifle and Gummi by using his wits.




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