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 psychological, melancholic, atmospheric, thought provoking, weird and realistic films and TV shows about / with solitude, loneliness, storytelling, death, mentor, dialogue, existentialism, runaway, beautiful scenery and greed plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
solitude movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as solitude: Into the Wild (2007), Cast Away (2000), Moon (2009), The Best Offer (2013), In the Forests of Siberia (2016), Land (2021), Tracks (2013), The Wall (2012), How I Ended This Summer (2010), The Island (2006).

List of solitude movies

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, philosophical, inspirational, melancholic, motivational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, self discovery, wilderness, road trip, journey, adventure, solitude, freedom, isolation, life philosophy, lifestyle change, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, year 1991, year 1992, 90s
Place: alaska, north america, usa, california, arizona ...
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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, suspense, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, adventure, stranded on an island, island, desert island, solitude, air disaster, human spirit, courage, determination ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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, philosophical, bleak, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: outer space, isolation, moon, loneliness, astronaut, cloning, solitude, dystopic future, space travel, space and aliens, spacecraft, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
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The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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: twists and turns, twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, art collector, collector, art, deception, age difference, obsession, mysterious character, art theft, forgery, painting, adult virgin ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
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In the Forests of Siberia (2016)
Genre: 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, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: solitude, nature, loneliness, friendship, hunting, food, saving a life, poacher, lake, survival, snowstorm, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: siberia
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Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere
Plot: solitude, native american, new life, fishing, mountain, nature, female nudity, countryside, living alone, lifestyle change, family tragedy, nurse ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, 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, scenic, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, wilderness, solitude, adventure, survival, travel, beautiful scenery, explorer, camel, obsessive quest, human spirit, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1973, year 1935 ...
Place: australia, africa
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The Wall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, scenic ...
Plot: solitude, introspection, nature, survival, dog, isolation, forest, diary, human nature, human animal relationship, animals, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alps, austria
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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: tense, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: solitude, wilderness, survival, radio, isolation, arctic, human nature, confined, dishonesty, winter, family tragedy, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, antarctica
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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, philosophical, cerebral, breathtaking, meditative ...
Plot: redemption, christian, monk, solitude, religion, life philosophy, loneliness, island, philosophy, monastery, psychic, forgiveness ...
Place: russia
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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: philosophical, melancholic, meditative, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, coming of age, buddhist monk, existentialism, isolation, guilt, life, meditation, buddhist, monk, solitude, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, humorous, sincere, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: loneliness, bittersweet, friendship, depression, small town, solitude, loss, inheritance, grief, death, prejudice, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, canada, manhattan new york city, newfoundland
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127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: inspirational, suspense, psychological, cerebral, breathtaking ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, courage, human spirit, alone, loneliness, desert, life philosophy, climbing, cave, canyon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, tense, art house ...
Plot: gangsters, loneliness, samurai, hitman, mafia, hip hop, loner, racial slur, lone wolves, solitude, friendship, professional killer ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, japan, brooklyn new york city
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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, serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: solitude, obsession, jazz, life is a bitch, emotionless, alone, shopping, love and romance, couples, hopes, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Style: surreal, ironic, art house, clever, cerebral ...
Plot: distopia, absurdism, manhunt, blindness, suicide attempt, society, hotel, love, torture, animals, punishment, solitude ...
Time: 2010s, near future, future
Place: ireland, greece, hellas
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian teen, lesbianism, sex, coming of age, youth, sexuality, strong sexual content, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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Autumn Ball (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young writer called Mati is stalking his ex-wife, while also trying to make unsuccessful passes at other women. Augusti is a barber living a dreary bachelor life who forms a bond with little girl, but his approaches are misconstrued as pedophilia. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: melancholy, solitude, erection, hopes, working class, social decay, suffering, family relations, lifestyle, society, redemption, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: estonia, europe, ussr
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The Red Turtle (2016)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, stylized, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: isolation, nature, desert island, island, loneliness, raft, sea turtle, castaway, beach, transformation, swimming, turtle ...
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The Watchman (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The protagonist Vlad is a man of about forty; he lives and works as watchman in an old sanatorium that is due to be demolished. He obviously needs this work to live the life of a hermit. One night a married couple appears at the sanatorium: Vera and ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: solitude, domestic violence, depression, frustration, loneliness, family problems, moral dilemma, survival, violence, chase, insanity, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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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, twists and turns, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, loneliness, telepathy, happy ending, romance, solitude, love, supernatural romance, magic realism, life philosophy, bdsm, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, new hampshire
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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, romantic, scenic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: self discovery, travel, starting over, fall in love, love, introspection, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, life, hopes, tourist, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, india, rome italy, bali, indonesia ...
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Japan (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 122 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: meditative, melancholic, psychological, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: solitude, depression, life philosophy, runaway, village, artist, older woman younger man sex, suicide attempt, widow, sexual desire, rocky mountains, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, argentina, latin america, mexico city
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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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: solitude, lesbian, death of wife, longing, lifestyle, fall in love, couples, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
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Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, UK, USA, India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, motivational, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: adoption, poverty, survival, childhood, loneliness, brother brother relationship, destiny, missing child, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son reunion, courage, adopted son ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1986, year 2012, year 2008 ...
Place: india, australia, tasmania, kolkata, melbourne australia
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The Passion of Anna (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. ...
Style: art house, surreal, cerebral, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: solitude, depression, isolation, island, female nudity, guilt, suicide, snow, divorce, adultery, nightmare, freedom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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: sexy, twists and turns, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: swimming, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, self discovery, writer's life, midlife crisis, solitude, crimes, writers, strong sexual content, bdsm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, cote d'azur, europe, south of france ...
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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, sentimental, talky, psychological ...
Plot: solitude, small town, funeral director, character study, life philosophy, loner, uncover truth, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, dealing with death, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1938, 1920s
Place: tennessee, california, usa, appalachia
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Le Samouraï (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, loner, surveillance, assassination, police investigation, betrayal, chase, solitude, crimes, lone wolves, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Let the Right One In (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: vampire, supernatural, bullying, loneliness, friendship, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deadly creature, youth, bully, child vampire, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, 18th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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