Movies about losers

Movies about losers
List of the best movies about losers selected by visitors to our site: Joker, Love and Monsters, The Do-Over, Animal World, The Lawnmower Man, Flowers for Algernon, Frequencies, Fight Club, Alex & the List, Table 19.

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

Genre
Country
Joker (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25

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.

Love and Monsters (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA, Australia

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.

The Do-Over (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

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.

Animal World (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama
CountryChina
Duration01:26

Drifting aimlessly through life, Kaisi (Li Yi Feng) has racked up debts of several million having borrowed money from his friends. Lured with the promise of writing it all off, Kaisi leaves his ailing mother and childhood sweetheart Qing (Zhou Dongyu) to board the ship Destiny and attend a gambling party controlled by the mysterious Anderson (Michael Douglas). All players join the game with stars. For each game they lose, their opponent captures a star. Everyone is holding daggers behind their backs plotting dirty means by which to overcome their opponents. The game quickly deteriorates into a slaughter and Kaisi must battle save his own skin…

The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

Flowers for Algernon (2000)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:00

Charlie Gordon is mentally handicapped and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery has side effects that could could kill Charlie. Can Charlie survive being just plain old "Charlie Gordon" and will his newfound romance survive this test of character?

Frequencies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
Duration01:45

The story of the forbidden relationship between a 'low born' boy and a 'high born' girl in an alternate reality where every person's relationships and life worth are determined by their innate 'frequencies'.

Fight Club (1999)
Duration02:11

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Alex & the List (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

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.

Table 19 (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:36

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.

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Adventures in Public School (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:52

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

Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A wannabe private investigator wins the Green Card lottery and moves to America to pursue his dream only to find himself embroiled in a conspiracy to start the next world war.

Ashley (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A teenage girl, distraught from her vain attempt to connect with her estranged mother, resorts to cutting herself. When she develops an online relationship with an older woman, she learns to accept her sexuality and the endless solitude of sprawling suburbia.

Lemon (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

That's What I Am (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A coming-of-age story that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol, a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his junior high school peers.

Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. Barry's blundering but good intentions send Tim's life into a downward spiral, threatening a major business deal and possibly scuttling Tim's engagement to his fiancee.

Detachment (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

Seoul Searching (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, South Korea, China

In the 1980s a group of foreign-born Korean teenagers who meet at a Seoul summer camp to learn what it means to be Korean. The three boys, from the U.S., Mexico, and Germany, then meet three girls who rock their world.

When Calls the Heart (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA

Elizabeth Thatcher, a cultured young teacher in 1910, fears leaving her comfortable world in the city. But when she accepts a teaching position in a frontier town, she finds new purpose and love with a handsome Royal Canadian Mountie.

Amazing Love (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

Teen friends, Steve, Carrie, Cooper, and Gameboy embark on a weekend camping trip lead by their church youth group leader Stuart (Sean Astin) and his wife Beth (Erin Bethea). Joining them is an outsider Ashley, a self-involved rich kid, whose attitude causes a major commotion within the group, specifically between her and Carrie. Before it gets too out of hand though, Stuart takes this opportunity to share with the kids the incredibly powerful biblical story of Hosea; a story of immovable faith, impeccable commitment, and impervious love.

Curfew (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:19

At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.

Aleksandr's Price (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

The life of an illegal Russian boy who, after losing his family, is pushed into becoming an escort - ultimately trying to come to terms with who he thinks he is.

Fat Kid Rules The World (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A dropout comes to the aid of a chubby and suicidal high-school kid by recruiting him as the drummer for his upstart punk-rock band.

Chronicle (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.

Norman (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

A teenager pretends to be dying from cancer as a way to cope with the realities of his daily existence and his father's terminal illness.

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.

Amira & Sam (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not trust him because he was an American soldier and her brother was killed by a bomb from American troops in the war. Sam's cousin, Charlie, asks Sam to help him with illegal hedge funds unbeknownst to Sam at the time. Amira is staying with her uncle Bassam since her father died. She sells bootlegged films on the street corner but is forced to stay with Sam after getting busted; immigration officials begin pursuing her. As the film progresses, Sam and Amira fall in love.

School Dance (2014)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

High schooler Jason has found his dream girl—the gorgeous Anastacia. There’s just one problem: she doesn’t know he exists. If he can win a spot on the school’s hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But before he does, he’ll have to overcome his battle-ax of a mother, survive Anastacia’s gangsta brother, and pass the crew’s initiation—in this fresh, sexy, and outrageously funny comedy.

The Road Within (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.




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