Solitude movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant solitude movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, melancholic, atmospheric and touching films and TV shows about / with solitude, loneliness, death, storytelling, friendship, mentor, dialogue, isolation, hopes and unfulfillment plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as solitude: In the Forests of Siberia (2016), Cast Away (2000), Into the Wild (2007), Tony Takitani (2004), The Best Offer (2013), The Last Man on Earth (2011), How I Ended This Summer (2010), Ashley (2013), Tracks (2013), Be with Me (2005).

List of solitude movies

In the Forests of Siberia (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal. After an initial period of elation in front of the splendor and magic of unspoiled ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: solitude, nature, loneliness, friendship, rescue, poacher, isolation, adventure, human nature, danger, bear, wind ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: siberia
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 7.8
 497K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, island, human spirit, desert island, courage, sole survivor, adventure, solitude, suicide attempt, air disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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 8.1
 547K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, melancholic, inspirational, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, survival, freedom, wilderness, journey, isolation, life philosophy, adventure, on the road, introspection, lifestyle change, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, california, south africa, south dakota ...
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Tony Takitani (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tony Takitani had a solitary childhood. Being alone was normal since his mother died young and his father was always away with his jazz band. At school he studied art, but while his sketches are accurate and detailed they lack feeling. Used to being ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: jazz, obsession, solitude, shopping, life is a bitch, love and romance, alone, couples, hopes, fall in love, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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 7.8
 102K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, forgery, obsession, mysterious character, painting, collector, age difference, plot twist, agoraphobia, deception, art collector, art theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: meditative, philosophical, atmospheric, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, meditation, monk, redemption, teachers and students, mentor, guilt, isolation, life, buddhist monk, solitude, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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The Last Man on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the latest week on the earth before the announce of the landing of an extraterrestrial society on earth seen by the eyes of a misogynist man with only the desire solitude and routine.
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: solitude, alien encounter, benign alien, life turned upside down, disorder, alien, extraterrestrial, misogynist, adventure, danger, society, misfit ...
Place: europe, italy
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How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
Style: atmospheric, tense, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, isolation, radio, arctic, solitude, survival, radiation, human nature, danger, confined, dishonesty, contamination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, russia
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 5.4
 830
Ashley (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, solitude, introspection, teenage life, family problems, losing-it hero, teenage love, society, misfit, estrangement, youth, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 26K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, adventure, obsessive quest, wilderness, adventurer, journey, solitude, outback, camel, self discovery, beautiful scenery, loneliness ...
Time: year 1977, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
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 7.0
 2K
Be with Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Be with me" consists of three stories of love vs. solitude: 1)An aging, lonesome shopkeeper doesn't believe in life any more since his wife died. But he is saved from desperation by reading an autobiographical book and meeting its ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: redemption, solitude, fall in love, longing, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, unfulfilled love, destiny, romance, teenage life, mute or deaf ...
Time: contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
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Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, mumblecore, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, love triangle, solitude, fall in love, friendship, introspection, vacation, casual sex, death in the family, sister sister relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington state
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 6.9
 3K
Japan (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old religious woman. Although only a few words are spoken, love grows.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, meditative, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: village, solitude, older woman younger man sex, countryside, old woman, widow, life philosophy, depression, suicide attempt, runaway, rocky mountains, sexual desire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, argentina
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 7.9
 323K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, outer space, loneliness, dystopic future, spacecraft, cloning, moon, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mexico, hawaii
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 7.0
 30K
In Your Eyes (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, sincere, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: telepathy, love and romance, loneliness, magic realism, solitude, life philosophy, twists & turns, crimes, crime, happy ending, romance, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, new hampshire
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The River Why (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man abandons his family for a solitary life of fly-fishing. His goal was to find his own way in the fishing world and thereby find himself and love.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, wilderness, obsessive quest, solitude, self discovery, escapades, fall in love, philosophy, leaving home, river, nature, isolation ...
Place: usa, oregon
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 7.0
 22K
Get Low (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: funeral director, solitude, uncover truth, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, oldtimer, life is a bitch, mysterious character, unfulfillment, social relations, dealing with death, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1938, 1920s
Place: tennessee, usa, california
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 8.1
 42K
The Samura (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, loner, police investigation, assassination, gangsters, surveillance, betrayal, chase, crime, solitude, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.7
 40K
Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, writing, writer's life, self discovery, swimming, diary, solitude, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, london
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 5.8
 2K
Big Sur (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Big Sur is a film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac autobiographical novel of the same name.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: writer's life, introspection, lifestyle, solitude, mentally unstable, addiction, solitary, social relations, friendship between men, friendship, small town, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california
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 6.7
 788
The Angel (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug addict becomes a mother and has to deal with responsibility and self-respect.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: child neglect, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, downfall, human nature, addiction, youth, solitude, life is a bitch, family problems, coping, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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 6.8
 6K
The Wall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: survival, introspection, isolation, diary, forest, solitude, human nature, human animal relationship, dog, nature, animal, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alps, austria
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 5.8
 83K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, introspection, love affair, fall in love, hopes, love, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, female protagonist, changing lives, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, italy, india, rome italy
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 7.9
 11K
The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: psychological, cerebral, breathtaking, philosophical, meditative ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, loneliness, religion, life philosophy, hopes, psychic, sin, navy, mentor, forgiveness ...
Place: russia
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 7.1
 3K
Garage (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: misfit, small town, society, human nature, village, solitude, social relations, friendship, garage, gas station, loneliness, angst ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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 5.5
 8K
Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to maintain his sanity - and simply stay alive. His world is a ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, thought provoking, futuristic, offbeat ...
Plot: astronaut, isolation, space station, outer space, human nature, survival, losing-it hero, danger, solitude, space travel, heroes, rock ...
Time: future, 2040s
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 4K
Proxy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While walking home from her latest OB appointment, a very pregnant Esther Woodhouse is brutally attacked and disfigured by a hooded assailant. This horrible event seems to be a blessing in disguise when Esther finds consolation in a support group. ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, support group, gory, solitude, revenge, female killer, pregnancy, surprise attack, bathtub, smoking, female masturbation, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 331
Saturday (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One more Saturday in a desolate Buenos Aires hard to recognize. Six young people that try to avoid their solitude by complicating their daily routes, unsuccessfully looking for a glance that changes something or a new sensation that reveals them ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, dark humor, touching ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, breakup, forbidden love, solitude, crumbling marriage, journalism, village, pregnancy, couples, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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Waiting for Happiness (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Mauritania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of two people who cross paths in Nouhadhibou.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: desert, beach, orphan, isolation, culture clash, solitude, social relations, prostitute, teenage life, hopes, society, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, africa, north africa
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A Five Star Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Single and middle-aged, beautiful Irene (Margarita Buy) is wholly devoted to her job as an inspector of luxury hotels. Constantly on the road, she indulges in expensive pleasures at impeccable resorts, but always incognito and alone, soon escaping ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, introspection, solitary, solitude, siblings relations, husband wife relationship, concierge, father daughter relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, mother daughter relationship, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, alps, italy, berlin germany, paris france ...
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