Movies about the old people

List of the best movies about old people selected by visitors to our site: Asher, The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot, King of Thieves, The Intern, A Christmas Carol, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, This Means War, Roommates, Having You, A Promise.

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

Asher (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Old man, Heroes
StyleExciting, Tense, Fascinating

Asher is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career, he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before it's too late, he must kill the man he was, for a chance at becoming the man he wants to be.

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, military
CharactersTough guys, Old man, Hitler, Veterans
StyleFancy, Not for everyone

Decades after serving in WWII and assassinating Adolf Hitler, a legendary American war veteran must now hunt down the fabled Bigfoot.

King of Thieves (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.5)
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersScammers, Old man, Criminals, Partners, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, On real events
StyleFascinating, Light

London, England, April 2015. Brian Reader, a retired thief, gathers an unlikely gang of burglars to perpetrate the biggest and boldest heist in British history. The thieves assault the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and escape with millions in goods and money. But soon the cracks between the gang members begin to appear when they discuss how to share the loot.

The Intern (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersInterns, Old man, Family
PlotFate, Loneliness
PlaceOffice, Hotels, New York
StyleInspirational, Cute, Touching, Light, To cry, Smart

70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.

A Christmas Carol (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, drama, family, cartoon
CharactersRich, Wizards, Old man, Family
PlotHolidays, Supernatural, Time travel, Snow, Money, Dreams, Ghosts
TimeNew Year
StyleFor winter evenings, Exciting, To cry, Disney

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, drama
CharactersOld man, Losers
PlotLove, Love with age difference, Adventure, Fate, Mystery, Travel
StyleWorth watching, Long, To cry, Atmospheric, Philosophical, Touching, Fascinating, Fancy

Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.

This Means War (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CharactersSpy, CIA, Teens, Old man, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, War, Love triangle, Rivalry
StyleExciting, For single girls

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

Roommates (1995)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersDoctors, Family, Orphans, Old man, Friends
PlotLove, Parenting, Adoption, Funeral, Cancer, On real events
PlaceHospitals, USA, Country houses

An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.

Having You (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Old man, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting, Cancer, Death

Jack has finally managed to propose to his infertile girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.

A Promise (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersOld man, Horses
PlotLove, War, Dancing
PlaceEstate, France, Germany
StyleTouching, Gloomy

A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.

Dearest (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
CharactersOld man
PlotLove, Mystery, Travel
PlaceJapan, Lake

A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea. Eiji (Ken Takakura) works as a prison officer in Hokuriku. At the age of 53 Eiji loses his wife who he loved the most. Eiji then receives a letter from his dead wife which requests that her ashes be spread by in the sea next to her hometown. Her wife never mentioned such a thing while she was alive. In order to find out her real intentions, Eiji heads to his wife's hometown of Nagasaki with his homemade camper van.

Slacker (1991)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Old man

Austin, Texas, is an Eden for the young and unambitious, from the enthusiastically eccentric to the dangerously apathetic. Here, the nobly lazy can eschew responsibility in favor of nursing their esoteric obsessions. The locals include a backseat philosopher who passionately expounds on his dream theories to a seemingly comatose cabbie, a young woman who tries to hawk Madonna's Pap test to anyone who will listen and a kindly old anarchist looking for recruits.

The Shortcut (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersTeens, Friends, Old man

When Derek moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the warning, Derek and his friends set out to uncover the dark secret that's buried deep in the woods. But will they survive to tell it?

Amores perros (2000)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Old man

Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a gunshot Rotweiler.

Re-cycle (2006)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryThailand, Hong Kong
CharactersMonsters, Writers, Directors, Old man, Zombie
PlotGhosts, Fear, Mystery, Supernatural, Superpowers, Toys, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceChina, Parallel worlds
StyleTense, Disturbing

Ting-yin, a young novelist, is struggling to come up with a followup to her best-selling trilogy of romance novels. After drafting her first chapter, she stops and deletes the file from her computer. She then starts seeing strange, unexplainable things and finds that she is experiencing the supernatural events that she described in her novel-to-be.

New Year's Eve (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersOld man
PlotHolidays, Fate
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Light, To cry

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Sleepwalking (2008)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.1)
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersMothers, Old man, Nephews

When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his responsibilities. After Child Protective Services takes possession of Tara, James abducts her from a foster home, and the two travel from California to Utah, where his abusive father lives.

Mr. Nobody (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France
CharactersOld man
PlotTime travel, Meaning of life, Consciousness, Growing up, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death, Divorce, Depression
PlaceMars, Parallel worlds
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Fancy, Makes me think

Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

Palmetto (1998)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
CharactersOld man, Writers
PlotMoney, Cheating, Missing people, Pads
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Action, Soulful, Tense, For men, Gloomy

A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.

Crossroads (1986)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, music
CharactersOld man, Friends
PlotDreams, Adventure, Supernatural, Fate, Music, Travel
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, Fascinating, To cry, Inspirational

Cult classic starring Ralph Macchio as a want-to-be blues guitar virtuoso who seeks a long-lost song by legendary musician Robert Johnson.