Movies about losers

List of the best movies about losers selected by visitors to our site: Critical Thinking, Rim of the World, Cyrano, My Love, Yesterday, The Golden Glove, Then Came You, The Secret of a Leader, A Guide to Second Date Sex, Joker, Code 8
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Critical Thinking (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersLosers, Teachers
PlotContests, Chess, On real events
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

Based on a true story from 1998, five Latino and Black teenagers from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspirational teacher.

Rim of the World (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersChildrens, Losers, Aliens, Teens
PlotAlien invasion
PlaceSummer camp

Stranded at a summer camp when aliens attack the planet, four teens with nothing in common embark on a perilous mission to save the world.

Cyrano, My Love (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersLosers, Writers, Poets
PlotRelationship, Love, On real events
PlaceParis, France, Hotels
Time19th century

Paris, France, December 1897. The young playwright Edmond Rostand feels like a failure. Inspiration has abandoned him. Married and father of two children, desperate and penniless, he persuades the great actor Constant Coquelin to perform the main role in his new play. But there is a problem: Coquelin wants to premiere it at Christmas and Edmond has not written a single word.

Yesterday (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCelebrities, Musicians, Losers, Singers

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

The Golden Glove (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
CountryGermany, France
CharactersLosers, Psychopath, Serial killers
StyleDepressive, Disturbing, Creepy

A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.

Then Came You (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CharactersTerminally ill, Losers
PlotHappiness, Fulfillment of desires
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Cute, Makes me think, Touching, Fascinating

An American hypochondriac who is working as a baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.

The Secret of a Leader (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family, crime
CharactersFriends, Mothers, Fathers, Losers

When Kanat hits the bottom, still living with his mother at 40 passed, stuck mid level in his bank job, fantasizing from afar on girls, the unexpected encounter with his evil half, longtime friend Daniyar makes him take a moral u turn and his life takes a plunge in the dark.

A Guide to Second Date Sex (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotDate, Relationship, Love at first sight
StyleTouching, Light, To cry, Cute

Laura and Ryan are perfect for each other: they both love Meryl Streep, have been totally destroyed by previous relationships, and they have no idea what they are supposed to do tonight. They also both know that they'll have to pretend to be completely different to how they've ever been previously, in the hope of getting it right this time. How bad can a second date really go and what is there to lose? Ryan and Laura are about to find out.

Joker (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
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.

Code 8 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action
CharactersHeroes, Police, Poor, Losers, Terminally ill, Gangsters
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

In Lincoln City, some inhabitants have extraordinary abilities. Most live below the poverty line, under the close surveillance of a heavily militarized police force. Connor, a construction worker with powers, involves with a criminal gang to help his ailing mother. (Based on the short film “Code 8,” 2016.)

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Amy Schumer: Growing (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2

Amy Schumer's live stand-up set performed in Chicago where she jokes about marriage, pregnancy and personal growth.

Look Away (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
CharactersLosers, Sisters, Teens
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Snow
StyleDepressive, Creepy

A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who supports her, encourages her and knows all her secret desires. When the “girls” trade places, repressed sexuality and a ferocious violence erupt with a dangerous sense of freedom.

Eternal Life of Aleksandr Khristoforov (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.9)

The misanthrope Aleksandr Khristoforov, nicknamed "Alec", is a hopeless loser. The actor, who was celebrated in the Soviet era as the hero of "Eugene Onegin", is carving out a depressing existence as a bad paid figure of a ridicule historical show. Despised by his ex-wife, alienated from his son, Alec has totally screwed up his life. But when diagnosed with a mortal illness, he sets off on a ludicrous tour de force at the end of which a piece of eternity surprisingly awaits him - A comedy with a happy end.

Patrick (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.9)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersLosers, Dogs, Teachers
StyleLight, For girls, Womens in main roles, Touching, Soulful

A woman's chaotic life becomes more complicated when she inherits her grandmother's dog.

Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, comedy
CharactersLosers, Horses, Old man, Monsters, Poor
PlotSuccess, Money, Dancing, End of the world, Weapon, Computers, Slavery
PlaceOffice, Party

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

Game Over, Man! (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersLosers, Terrorists, Janitors, Friends, Gay
StyleNetflix, For a group of friends

Three friends are on the verge of getting their video game financed when their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists.

Social Animals (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.3)
CharactersLosers, Twins, Friends
PlotRelationship, Divorce

Determined not to turn into her parents, or be drawn into any relationship longer than a one night stand, Zoe constantly struggles with her failing business and love life. Then she falls in love for the first time with Paul. But there's one problem: Paul is married.

Little Forest (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersLosers, Dogs
PlotTravel, Snow
PlaceVillage, Nature
TimeSummer, Winter
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Soulful, Touching

A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.

Measure of a Man (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersLosers, Teens
PlotGrowing up, First love
PlaceSummer camp, Lake

A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.

Night School (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
CharactersLosers, Teachers
PlaceEvening school
StyleFor a group of friends, Light

Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit students, his former high school nemesis and a feisty teacher who doesn't think he's too bright.

Possum (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersLosers, Spiders
StyleNot for everyone, Fancy, Disturbing

A disgraced children’s puppeteer returns to his childhood home and is forced to confront his wicked stepfather and the secrets that have tortured him his entire life.

All or Nothing (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, adventure
CharactersLosers, Thieves, Partners, Scammers
PlaceRussia, Office

Three unlucky managers are trying to stop their boss and prevent him from stealing company money.

Alex & the List (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersActors, Losers
PlotLove, Relationship

Alex, a lovable, unassuming dog trainer is in love with a great woman - Katherine - smart, talented, from a good family. Katherine adores Alex's quirky sense of humor, honesty and capacity to listen. Having decided to pop the question, Alex is blindsided when Katherine produces a detailed list of well-thought-out "improvements" she feels will tweak Alex on their way to becoming the ideal couple. Alex instinctively rejects the suggestion that he needs to change anything. But with the threat of a new competitor, Alex decides to "do the list." Guided by a coterie of friends that include: Dave, Alex's loyal childhood buddy, best female friend Lily, her husband Michael, and their 8 year old son, Nicky, Alex's journey has him reconsider and question his beliefs, values and world.

Pin Cushion (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Single mothers, Losers
PlotFirst love, Mental disorders
PlaceSchool, England, Small cities

Super close mother Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keely, Stacey and Chelsea. Used to being Iona's bestie herself, Lyn feels left out. So Lyn also makes friends with Belinda, her neighbour.

Adventures in Public School (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.9)
CountryCanada, USA
PlotFirst love
PlaceSchool, Party

A socially awkward home-schooled kid forces his way into public-school against his suffocating but loving mother's wishes.

The Grinch (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, China, Japan, USA
CharactersDogs, Thieves, Losers, Single mothers, Monsters
PlotAdventure, Snow, Justice
PlaceParty, Village, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleFor children, Light, Soulful, Touching

The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.

Peter Rabbit (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersRabbits, Farmers, Foxes, Artists, Dogs, Thieves, Losers, Birds
PlotAdventure, Jealousy, Dancing, Love, Pads
StyleFor children, Light

Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door.

Boarding School (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.8)
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Losers
StyleTense, Heavy

When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid’s worst nightmare: a creepy old mansion, deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and mysterious teachers. As events become increasingly horrific, Jacob must conquer his fears to find the strength to survive.

Duck Duck Goose (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryChina, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersAnimals, Birds, Family, Losers, Chickens, Turtles
PlotAdventure, Travel
StyleLight, For children

After he’s grounded by an injury, a high-flying bachelor is saddled with two wide-eyed orphans as they come face-to-face with the dangers and beauty of the outside world.

Class Reunion 1.0 (2018)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Losers
StyleSoulful, Light

Three former classmates reunite for their 30-year high school reunion.

Wish Upon (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersLosers, Teens, Dogs, Students, Teachers, Old man
PlotFulfillment of desires, Damn things, Curses, Death, Computers, Cars
PlaceSchool, Mansions
StyleTense, Heavy, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.

Dave Made a Maze (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy, adventure
CharactersFriends, Losers

A frustrated artist gets lost inside the cardboard fort he builds in his living room.

Lino (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefamily, cartoon
CharactersLosers, Cats, Orphans
PlotWitchcraft, Magic, False accusations, First love, Robbery, Chase, Pads
StyleLight, To cry, Cute

Lino works as an entertainer at children's parties, but he can't stand the way children treat him, making fun of him because he works in a cat's costume. Determined to change his life, he visits a wizard, but the magic doesn't work in the right way, and he wakes up as a big cat.

Coexister (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, music
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Priests, Losers, Singers
PlotReligious, Art, Radio
PlaceFrance, Party, Hotels

Under the pressure of his boss, a music producer decides to set up a group consisting of a rabbi, a priest and an imam to make them sing the living together. But the religious he recruits are far from being saints ...

El Camino Christmas (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, crime
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year

A young man seeking a father he has never met, through no fault of his own, ends up barricaded in a liquor store with five other people on Christmas Eve in the fictitious town of El Camino, NV.

Condorito: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Losers

Condorito must find a way to rescue his mother in law from an ancient race of aliens which wants to enslave the universe once again.

Fabricated City (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPolice, Heroes, Losers
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Chase, Skirmishes

In real life, Kwon Yoo is unemployed, but in the virtual game world he is the best leader. Kwon Yoo is then framed for a murder. With the help of hacker Yeo-Wool, he tries to uncover the truth behind the murder case.

Table 19 (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersLosers, Dogs, Businessmen, Photographers
PlotWedding, Dancing, Money
PlaceHotels, Prison

Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.

Wilson (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Losers, Dogs, Lawyers, Sisters, Photographers
PlotLove, Divorce, Cancer, Snow, Money, Computers, Loneliness
PlaceUSA, Trains, Prison

Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.

Unicorn Store (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Happiness, Dreams
StyleFancy, Touching

A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Sisters, Superhero, Aliens, Losers, Raccoons
PlotAdventure, Chase
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Interesting, Unexpected ending

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.

Handsome Devil (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersGay, Losers, Teachers
PlotRivalry, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceSchool, Trains, College, Ships, Ireland
StyleTouching, Fascinating, Makes me think

A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.

Beast (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersKillers, Parents, Family, Serial killers, Journalists, Dogs, Sisters, Losers, Rabbits
PlotTime travel, Love, Happiness
PlaceIslands, USA, Sea, Beach, Night Clubs
StyleDisturbing, Depressive, Fascinating

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.

The Do-Over (2016)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, detective
CharactersLosers, Family
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Cancer, Death, Justice, Chase

The life of a bank manager is turned upside down when a friend from his past manipulates him into faking his own death and taking off on an adventure.

Mono (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)

A mono virus outbreak at Highland Park High takes out the most popular kids for two months, allowing the outcasts to rule the school.

Goodbye Berlin (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CharactersLosers, Strong women, Lawyers
PlaceGermany, Court

Two outsiders travel around the countryside during school holidays.

My Hero Academia (2016)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, cartoon
CharactersLosers, Superhero
PlotDreams, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Soulful, By comics

People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku from pursuing his dream, a dream of becoming a great hero like the legendary All-Might. To become the great hero he hopelessly wants to become, he now will join the ranks of one of the highest rated "Hero Academies" in the country: UA. With the help of his idol All-Might, will he be able to claim the ranks and become a true hero?

Stan Lee's Lucky Man (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPolice, Losers, Criminals
PlotMystery, Investigation, Happiness, Gambling, Pads
PlaceEngland, London, Prison

London cop and compulsive gambler Harry Clayton is on the verge of losing everything. On the night when his huge debts are to be called in, he meets the enigmatic Eve, who gives him a mysterious bracelet said to endow the wearer with immense luck. Harry's fortunes suddenly begin to shift, but he also soon finds himself sucked into a sinister crime wave sweeping through the city.

Love and Monsters (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeens, Insects, Monsters, Losers, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Relationship, Loneliness, Disasters, Apocalypse, Love, Fight
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.

Come As You Are (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Losers, Disabled people, Terminally ill
StyleSoulful, For men

Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs to lose their virginity and embrace their independence. Inspired by a true story and remake of the Belgian film Hasta La Vista