Movies about Hermits

List of the best hermit movies selected by visitors to our site: We Have Always Lived in the Castle, King Lear, Leave No Trace, Wildling, An Elephant Sitting Still, Hagazussa, Juliet, Naked, Rebel in the Rye, It Comes at Night, Black Butterfly
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersHermits, Sisters, Family
PlotRevenge, Fate, Mental disorders
PlaceEstate
StyleTense, Gothic, Action, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy occurred six years ago. The arrival of cousin Charles will threaten the fragile equilibrium of their minds, haunted by madness, fear and superstition.

King Lear (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersHermits, Kings, Family, Sisters
PlotRivalry, Political
StyleMakes me think, Depressive, Heavy

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34
CharactersHermits, Family, Veterans, Dogs, Horses, Photographers, Singers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Hunger, Snow, Money, Computers, Religious, Chess
PlaceTrains, Nature

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.

Wildling (2018)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersHermits, Monsters, Werewolf, Strong women, Sheriffs, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Love, Freedom
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTense, Disturbing, To cry, Womens in main roles

A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.

An Elephant Sitting Still (2018)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama
CountryChina
Duration02:22
CharactersPoor, Hermits
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleTouching, Soulful

In the northern Chinese city of Manzhouli, they say there is an elephant that simply sits and ignores the world. Manzhouli becomes an obsession for the protagonists of this film, a longed-for escape from the downward spiral in which they find themselves.

Hagazussa (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror
CountryGermany, Austria
Duration01:28
CharactersMothers, Witch, Hermits
PlotCurses, Mental disorders
PlaceForest
StyleHeavy, Depressive

In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods.

Juliet, Naked (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34
CharactersMusicians, Lesbians, Sisters, Teachers, Girlfriends, Hermits, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Love triangle, Music
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach
StyleLight

Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.

Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersWriters, Geniuses, Hermits, Jews
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Death, Survival, Depression, Dancing, Religious, Success, Loneliness
PlaceHotels
StyleTouching, Exciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

It Comes at Night (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Snipers, Hermits
PlotFear, Apocalypse, Survival, End of the world
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Black Butterfly (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain, USA, Italy
CharactersHunters, Hermits, Writers
PlotFear, Mystery, Obsession, Abduction, Success, Loneliness
PlaceMountains
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

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.

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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersHermits, Family, Scientists, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Travel, Funeral, Dancing, Political, Mental disorders, Cars
PlaceForest, Nature
StylePhilosophical, Touching

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

A Quiet Passion (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, USA, Canada
CharactersPoets, Students, Lawyers, Hermits, Sisters, Maids, Pianists, Photographers, Singers
PlotDancing, Death, Religious, Slavery, Loneliness

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

Rules Don't Apply (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersBillionaires, Drivers, Businessmen, Hermits, Pilots
PlotLove, Date, Relationship, Jealousy, Love triangle, Mental disorders, On real events
PlaceUSA, Aircraft, Hotels

It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes' number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress. Hughes' behavior intersects with Marla and Frank in very separate and unexpected ways, and as they are drawn deeper into his bizarre world, their values are challenged and their lives are changed.

Don't Breathe (2016)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersTeens, Old man, Thieves, Hermits
PlotRobbery, Money, Mystery, Loneliness, Pursuit, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Smart

A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.

The Wolfpack (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersLosers, Hermits
PlotObsession
PlaceNew York
StyleMakes me think, Fascinating

Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed ‘The Wolfpack’, the brothers spend their childhood reenacting their favorite films using elaborate home-made props and costumes. Their world is shaken up when one of the brothers escapes and everything changes.

Reach Me (2014)
Mark2 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersJournalists, Hermits, Actors
PlotFear
StyleTouching

Each member of a group of people has a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach.

Christmas Angel (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Friends, Single mothers, Teachers, Hermits
PlotCancer, Holidays, Fulfillment of desires, Internet
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

While working on a class assignment to write a paper on “My Impossible Christmas Wish,” Olivia Mead quickly takes note of unusual happenings. As her wishes come true, she is convinced the miracles are linked to a mysterious woman she believes is an angel.

Salinger (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersWriters, Hermits
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

An in-depth investigation into the private world of the American writer J. D. Salinger (1919-2010), who lived most of his life behind the impenetrable wall of a self-imposed seclusion: how his dramatic experiences during World War II influenced his life and work, his relationships with very young women, his obsessive writing methods, his many literary secrets.

Tony (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:16
CharactersSerial killers, Gay, Hermits
PlotDeath, Obsession, Loneliness
PlaceLondon
StyleAction, Depressive, Disturbing

Unemployed and unemployable, Tony is a sympathetic recluse with severe social problems, an addiction to VHS action films and a horrible moustache. Occasionally he snaps and murder is the result…

Hideaway (Le refuge) (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28
CharactersGay, Strong women, Hermits, Couriers
PlotFuneral, Adoption
PlaceFrance, Sea, Beach
StyleSoulful, Gloomy

Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich and in love. But drugs have invaded their lives. One day, they overdose and Louis dies. Mousse survives, but soon learns she's pregnant. Feeling lost, Mousse runs away to a house far from Paris. Several months later, Louis' brother joins her in her refuge.

Grace (2009)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, France
CharactersCats, Serial killers, Cannibals, Hermits
PlotSupernatural
StyleDepressive, Disturbing

In the wake of a horrific car accident that kills her husband, Michael, expectant mother Madeline Matheson discovers that her daughter, Grace, has died in the womb. Ignoring her doctor's warnings that the fetus must be removed from her body, a grief-stricken Matheson demands to carry the child to term -- even if it endangers her own life to do so. Curiously, little Grace emerges undead -- and with a craving for human blood.

Cast Away (2000)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersHermits
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Disasters, Love, Travel, Adventure
PlaceUninhabited island, Jungle, Islands, Aircraft, Russia, Moscow, USA
StyleFor men, Fascinating, Gloomy

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo.

Field of Dreams (1989)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Hermits
PlotGhosts, Investigation, Mystery, Dreams, Travel
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching, To cry

Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersPianists, Disabled people, Musicians, Hermits, Actors
PlotJealousy, Revenge, Hostage, Mental disorders
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by simmering subconscious thoughts of mutual envy, hate and revenge.

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:12
CharactersMonsters, Blind, Mutant, Hermits
PlotLoneliness
PlaceLaboratory
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Gothic, Disturbing, By books

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman.

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