Serious movies

Serious movies
List of the most serious films selected by our site visitors: Beasts Clawing at Straws, The Outpost, Proximity, The Beach House, I Met a Girl, The Den, Solitary, Silent Heart, Romeo Akbar Walter, Eden.

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

Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, By books, Fascinating

The destinies of hard-luck lowlifes slowly converge and come crashing down: Jung-man barely gets by working at a sauna and taking care of his sick mother until he finds a bag full of cash in the locker room; Tae-young is in trouble after his girlfriend runs away with the money he borrowed from a loan shark. Soon, a dead body mysteriously turns up; Mi-ran, caught between her husband’s violence and a dead-end job as a bar hostess, she finds a young lover, Jin-tae who offers to kill her husband… And now their dog-eat-dog game starts.

The Outpost (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, War, Skirmishes
StyleSerious, Patriotic

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

Proximity (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotUFO, Abduction
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.

The Beach House (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Viruses, Swimming, Fog
PlaceOcean, College, Beach
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A romantic getaway for two troubled college sweethearts turns into a struggle for survival when unexpected guests - and the surrounding environment - exhibit signs of a mysterious infection.

I Met a Girl (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotLove, Travel
StyleRomantic, Light, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

An impulsive musician struggling with schizophrenia falls for a mysterious woman who may be all in his head. When she suddenly vanishes, he takes off on a cross- country journey across Australia to find her, forcing his long-suffering brother to try to rescue him.

The Den (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Death, Fear
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the first victim.

Solitary (2020)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHeroes, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Pads, Lost memory
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A man wakes up inside a room to discover he's a prisoner sent into space to form Earth's first colony, and worse - his cell mate Alana is hell bent on destroying everything.

Silent Heart (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersFamily, Terminally ill
PlotLife, Family life
StyleGloomy, Touching, Serious

The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their terminally-ill mother’s desire to die before her disease worsens; but, as the weekend progresses, their mother's decision becomes harder and harder to deal with, and old conflicts come to the surface.

Romeo Akbar Walter (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

Prior to the India-Pakistan war of 1971, the RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) trains an Indian banker in espionage and martial arts, and sends him to Pakistan for an undercover operation where he finds himself sinking between emotions and violence.

Eden (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
PlotOn real events, Slavery
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

The true story of Chong Kim who, as a young teen, was abducted into the sex trade, and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.

Breaking Surface (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySweden, Norway, Belgium
PlotSurvival, Diving, Cold, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ocean
StyleExciting, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Two Swedish/Norwegian half sisters go on a winter diving trip in Northern Norway, when they get trapped after a rockslide.

Crush (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotObsession, Pursuit
PlaceParty, Lake, USA
StyleFascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A secret admirer's crush on a high school athlete takes a fatal turn.

Jack Strong (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CharactersSpy, Puppies
PlotOn real events, Political, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceThe White House, Poland
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Poland, 1970. Firmly determined to fight against Soviet tyranny and prevent the destruction of the world, the high-ranking officer of the Polish army Ryszard Kukliński makes a serious decision that will put his life, his family and the fate of an entire nation at risk.

Taken 3 (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryFrance, USA
PlotHostage, Chase, Pads, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer and exact his unique brand of justice.

Far from Men (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, western, military
CharactersHorses, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Travel, Hostage, Uprising
PlaceSchool, Mountains, Africa
StyleFascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A French teacher in a small Algerian village during the Algerian War forms an unexpected bond with a dissident who is ordered to be turned in to the authorities.

The Playroom (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
PlotJealousy, Intrigue
PlaceEngland, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Four children in their attic hideaway make up a fantastic story, while downstairs their parents weave a drunken intrigue of their own.

Children of the Corn: Runaway (2018)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotIntrigue, Mystery, Sects, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

The plot of Children of the Corn: Runaway follows a young pregnant Ruth who escapes a murderous child cult in a small Midwestern town. She spends the next decade living anonymously in an attempt to spare her son the horrors that she experienced as a child. She lands in the small Oklahoma town, but something is following her. Now, she must confront this evil or lose her child.

Helicopter Eela (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlaceIndia, Asia

Eela, an aspiring playback singer, and single mother has given up all her dreams to raise her only son, who backlashes her for invading his privacy.

A Lonely Place to Die (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSnipers, Police, Climbers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Vacation, Chase
PlaceForest, England, Scotland
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

War of the Dead (2011)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Lithuania, Italy
CharactersZombie, Horses, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Bunker, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Captain Martin Stone is leading a finely-trained, elite platoon of Allied soldiers as they attack an enemy bunker. Underestimating their enemy's strength, they are quickly beaten back into the forest. As they try to regroup, they are suddenly attacked by the same soldiers they had just killed a few minutes earlier. Forced to flee deeper into Russian territory, they discover one of war's most terrifying secrets and realize they have woken up a far more deadlier enemy.