Loneliness Movies

List of the best movies about loneliness selected by visitors to our site: Bliss, The Paramedic, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, The Half of It, A Fall from Grace, News of the World, Saint Maud, Life in a Year, Saint Frances, The Dawn
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Bliss (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
PlotVirtual Reality, Relationship, Divorce, Loneliness
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Romantic

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

The Paramedic (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersDogs, Students, Hackers, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Death, Depression, Money, Missing people, Computers, Obsession, Love triangle, Abduction, Viruses, Loneliness, Gambling, Fight
PlaceTrains, Hospitals
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix

Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.

The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)
Markimdb: 6
CharactersTeens, Friends, Demons, Students, Teachers, Criminals
PlotSects, Supernatural, Survival, Loneliness, Fight
PlaceParty, School
StyleNetflix, For a group of friends

Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.

The Half of It (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Students, Musicians
PlotFirst love, Love, Love triangle, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleTouching, Light, For single girls, Romantic

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.

A Fall from Grace (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersNewlyweds
PlotConspiracies, Loneliness, Love, Cheating
PlaceCourt
StyleNetflix

When a law-abiding woman gets indicted for murdering her husband, her lawyer soon realizes that a larger conspiracy may be at work.

News of the World (2020)
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys
PlotLoneliness
PlaceSmall cities, Wild West
Time19th century
StyleTouching, Tense, Disturbing

A Texan traveling across the wild West bringing the news of the world to local townspeople, agrees to help rescue a young girl who was kidnapped.

Saint Maud (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTerminally ill, Nurses
PlotMental disorders, Cancer, Supernatural, Fear, Loneliness, Obsession
StyleDepressive, Tense

Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes clear there is more to sweet Maud than meets the eye.

Life in a Year (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Friends, Terminally ill, Girlfriends
PlotCancer, Loneliness, Dreams
StyleTouching, To cry, Smart

A 17 year old finds out that his girlfriend is dying, so he sets out to give her an entire life, in the last year she has left.

Saint Frances (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Poets
PlotDivorce, Jealousy, Survival, Depression, Dancing, Hunger, Money, Computers, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Beach
TimeSummer

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.

The Dawn (2020)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersDemons, Family
PlotSupernatural, Fear, Loneliness
StyleDepressive, Tense

Following the murder of her family at the hands of her father in the wake of World War I, a young woman is sent to live in a convent. However, the demons that plagued her father follow, reawakening the nightmares of her past.

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The Kid Detective (2020)
CharactersStudents, Teens
PlotInvestigation, Depression, Money, Missing people, Loneliness, Abduction, Fight
PlaceSchool, Small cities, Canada
StyleFor single girls

A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first 'adult' case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.

Songbird (2020)
CharactersCouriers
PlotChase, Survival, Love, Loneliness, Basketball
TimePost apocalypse
StyleTense, Disturbing

During a pandemic lockdown, Nico, a young man with rare immunity, must overcome martial law, murderous vigilantes and a powerful family to reunite with his love, Sara.

Shadow of The Star (2020)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Fate, Loneliness
PlaceRussia
StyleSoulful, Light, Fascinating

The popular rapper comes on tour in St. Petersburg. His fans adore and wait, he is at the peak of fame, he is confident in himself. Together with the star, his manager, musicians and a girl come. Suddenly an attempt is made on a musician. He miraculously manages to escape death, but his manager decides to hire a security guard. It turns out that the guard is ... a girl. She is a professional in her field, but in the brutal world of rap, a woman has a difficult time.

Sound of Metal (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Belgium
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Art
StyleAction

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

Joker (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersClowns, Comedians, Losers, Criminals, Killers, Psychopath
PlotMental disorders, Loneliness, Depression
StyleDC, Gloomy, Atmospheric, Depressive, Worth watching, Tense, 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.

Jexi (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersFriends
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, Loneliness, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

Phil's new phone comes with an unexpected feature, Jexi...an A.I. determined to keep him all to herself in a comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than all else.

Sweetheart (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
PlotDisasters, Death, Survival, Hunting, Loneliness
PlaceSea, Islands, Uninhabited island

Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn’t take her long to realize she’s completely alone. She must spend her days not only surviving the elements, but must also fend off the malevolent force that comes out each night.

Undone (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Friends, Girlfriends, Fathers
PlotLove, Loneliness, Time travel, Investigation, Death, Mental disorders, Superpowers
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleExciting, Touching

After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersCriminals
PlotFight, Loneliness, Weapon, Chase
PlaceUSA, Alaska

In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.

A Land Imagined (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Netherlands, Singapore
CharactersPolice, Cats, Fish
PlotLoneliness, Dancing
PlaceBeach
TimeNight

A lonely construction worker from China goes missing at a Singapore land reclamation site, and a sleepless police investigator must put himself in the mind of the migrant to uncover the truth beneath all that sand.

Ivanov (2019)
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Genrecomedy, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotMoney, Loneliness, Moving, Death, On real events
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Ukraine, Village
StyleLight, Soulful

A successful top manager of an investment company, Ivanov, is fleeing the harassment of security officials from Moscow to Kiev, a city without rules, and is trying to find a place for himself there. He discovers the opportunity for easy money, as everything around can be stolen. In Kiev, Ivanov, with his friend and business partner Spitsin, goes to night clubs, visits the gallery of modern art and prepares a deal to buy shipwrecks from a local scam. "Ivanov", shot in Kiev before the Maidan, is based on real events, it is a strange and bewitching tragicomedy about corruption, infidelity and loneliness.

The Painted Bird (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
CharactersDogs, Cats, Horses, Snipers, Childrens
PlotTime travel, Loneliness, Death, Survival, Religious
PlaceSmall cities, Trains, Village

A young Jewish boy in Poland seeks refuge in the forest during World War II where he encounters many different characters.

Let's Get Divorced (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Family, Girlfriends, Lovers
PlotDivorce, Loneliness
PlaceHospitals

The film’s heroine is the gynaecologist Masha, whose husband leaves her. When a man leaves his wife, he carries away all her hopes for a future. Of course, it would be noble to let the husband go, but Masha is a strong woman and begins a desperate struggle for her infidel husband Misha. The power is unequal. Masha is already well in her thirties, while the fitness-trainer Oksana is just over twenty. But behind Masha stand a great experience of life and two small children. In this situation she is ready to use the entire arsenal available, including extraterrestrial forces. The young Oksana relies only on feelings. And on her fine figure, her magnificent hair and irrepressible temperament. Who will win this fight and get the prize? And what happens when the dream of one of them will become true?

The Good Liar (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
CharactersOld man
PlotSeduction, Money, Relationship, Cheating, Loneliness, Mystery, Computers
PlaceHotels, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Atmospheric, For men

An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Aliens
PlotLoneliness, Expeditions, Obsession, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleTouching, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

Doctor Sleep (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersHunters, Psychics, Vampire, Cats, Bartenders, Cannibals
PlotSuperpowers, Loneliness, Sects, Telekinesis, Abduction, Supernatural, Death, Hunger, Snow, Ghosts
PlaceTrains, Beach, Labyrinths

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".

The Last Summer (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersTeens
PlotRelationship, Love, Rivalry, Love triangle, Loneliness
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Soulful, Makes me think

Standing on the precipice of adulthood, a group of friends navigate new relationships, while reexamining others, during their final summer before college.

Exit Plan (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, detective
CountryDenmark, Norway, Germany
PlotDeath, Loneliness
PlaceHotels
StylePhilosophical

Insurance broker Max's life is about one thing - keeping his walnut brain tumour in check. He eats properly, exercises and lives properly, but all of this self-consciousness makes him more and more depressed. When he realises that his beloved wife plans to leave him, he decides to take his own life.

Latte and the Magic Waterstone (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersAnimals, Good people
PlotAdventure, Loneliness
PlaceForest
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Cute

When a greedy bear steals a magic stone to keep the forest’s water for himself, a brave hedgehog and a timid squirrel must work together to retrieve it.

It's Not Forever (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:32
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Loneliness
PlaceRussia
StyleDepressive, Soulful

Most of us say the word "Mama" without thinking. But there are children who have never uttered this word in their lives. The film is about these children, orphans. In these children, no less love than in each of us. And they are waiting. Sometimes too long. But they never cease to believe for a second that one day they will be able to say this simple word. The word "Mama" ...

Burn (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Investigation, Loneliness
StyleDisturbing

Lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila. When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy, a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity to make a connection with the robber, regardless of who gets hurt.

Away (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersAnimals
PlotAdventure, Survival, Motorcycles, Fear, Loneliness
PlaceIslands, Uninhabited island
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

After suffering a plane crash on a mysterious island, a young man embarks on an epic journey through forests, deserts and mountains trying to escape the shadow of a huge dark spirit.

Denmark (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Criminals, Bartenders
PlotDepression, Loneliness
PlaceHotels, Beach

Herb’s life is a mess. He’s lost his welfare, can’t hold a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it. Then he learns from a TV news report that Danish prisoners have it way better than he does: a job, accessible healthcare, the quiet of the countryside, even an HDTV. They’re practically living in hotels. He says goodbye (and good riddance) to his dingy flat and smuggles himself to Denmark aboard a cargo ship, landing in a quaint town with everything he needs -- including a bank to rob. But when he meets a friendly local barmaid and a lovable stray dog that won’t leave his side, he begins to wonder if prison really is his only chance of a fulfilling life.

I'm No Longer Here (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryMexico, USA
CharactersTeens
PlotDancing, Loneliness, Radio
PlaceParty

In Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days dancing to slowed-down cumbia and attending parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to migrate to the U.S. but quickly longs to return home.

She Never Died (2019)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryCanada
PlotSupernatural, Cheating, Fate, Loneliness, Obsession
StyleGothic, Tense

Lacey, a socially detached loner is cursed with immortality and a never-ending tedium of existence. In her attempts to keep her compulsions in check, she seeks out the darkest souls humanity has to offer. Lacey must now face her own inner demons while simultaneously finding her next meal.

Someone, Somewhere (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersCats, Sisters
PlotDepression, Dancing, Snow, Loneliness, Social Media
PlaceMountains, Night Clubs
TimeNew Year

Rémy and Mélanie are thirty years old and live in the same district in Paris. She multiplies missed appointments on social networks while he struggles to meet. Both victims of this loneliness of the big cities, at the time hyper connected where one thinks however that to meet should be simpler ... Two individuals, two courses. Without knowing it, they take two roads that will lead them in the same direction ... that of a love story?

The Last Movie Star (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Jews, Actors, Old man, Celebrities, Singers
PlotTime travel, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceLos Angeles, USA, Mansions, Hotels

An aging screen icon gets lured into accepting an award at a rinky-dink film festival in Nashville, Tenn., sending him on a hilarious fish-out-of-water adventure and an unexpectedly poignant journey into his past.

Custody (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers, Fathers, Lawyers, Judge
PlotLove, Fear, Divorce, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, Court

In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody of her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers abused. Taken as a hostage between his parents, Julien Besson will do everything to prevent the worst from happening.

Where Is Kyra? (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersFriends, Taxi drivers, Poor
PlotCheating, Loneliness, Dancing, Money, Funeral
PlaceTrains

Pushed to the brink after losing her job, a woman struggles to survive. As the months pass and her troubles deepen, she embarks on a perilous and mysterious journey that threatens to usurp her life.

Have a Nice Day (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, cartoon, crime
CountryChina
Duration01:25
CharactersGangsters, Dogs, Hired assassins, Sisters, Criminals
PlotDeath, Loneliness, Money, Motorcycles
PlaceChina, Hotels

Three parties pursue the million dollars that driver Xiao Zhang stole to help out his girlfriend.

Forsaken (2018)
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Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
PlotMoney, Loneliness
TimeFuture

As a result of a chain of tragic accidents on a distant planet, the cosmonaut Chapayev is left alone. His life is in constant danger. Something inexplicable, which he came into contact with, will forever change his life. From now on, he will be lost not only for himself but for the people of earth as well. And he have to die many times in order to prove that he is alive.

The Night Eats the World (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror
CountryFrance
Duration01:07
CharactersZombie, Cats
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParis, France, Ghost towns
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to barricade himself inside the building and organize his survival. But is he really the sole survivor?

Shoplifters (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:48
CharactersPoor, Family, Orphans, Thieves, Criminals
PlotMystery, Money, Death, Love, Snow, Loneliness, Chase
PlaceJapan, Trains, Prison
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.

Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersArtists, Witch, Lawyers, Photographers, Spy, Revived toys
PlotOn real events, Lost memory, Dancing, Weapon, Divorce, Time machine, Mental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceAircraft, Village, Hotels, Court
StyleInspirational, Kind, Soulful, Interesting, Deep Meaning, To cry, Worth watching

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

At Eternity's Gate (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersArtists, Geniuses
PlotArt, Obsession, Religious, Mental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceFrance, Nature
StyleTouching, Heavy, Disturbing

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.

Unsane (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersManiacs, Dogs
PlotMental disorders, Fear, Obsession, Jealousy, Depression, Pursuit, Loneliness
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending

A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear.

Hostile (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:24
CharactersMonsters, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Drug addict, End of the world, Viruses, Loneliness
PlaceBeach, Deserts
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense

Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.

Love and Monsters (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeens, Insects, Monsters, Losers, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Relationship, Loneliness, Disasters, Apocalypse, Love, Fight
PlaceJungle
TimePost apocalypse
StyleFancy, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

Swallow (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, France
CharactersHousewives
PlotDepression, Obsession, Mental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceHospitals
StyleDisturbing

Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.

The Boat (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Malta
PlotSurvival, Loneliness
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

A lone fisherman on his daily run finds himself lost in a thick fog which proves impossible to navigate. The worst is yet to come when his encounter with a seemingly abandoned sailboat becomes a fight for survival against an enemy unknown.

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