Eccentricity movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant eccentricity movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, talky, melancholic, interesting and semi serious films and TV shows about / with eccentricity, dialogue, storytelling, life philosophy, mentor, runaway, destiny, friendship, obsession and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
eccentricity movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as eccentricity: Sherlock (2010), Amelie (2001), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Frank (2014), Coco Before Chanel (2009), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Pawn Sacrifice (2014), Mister Lonely (2007), Mr. Bean (1990).

List of eccentricity movies

Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, witty, clever, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, prodigy, mind game, mastermind, partners, crime, sherlock holmes, friendship, british, riddles and clues, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, optimism, love and romance, social relations, fall in love, looking for love, life philosophy, young woman, loner, hopes, lifestyle change, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
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Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: millionaire, fashion, broken engagement, romance, looking for love, love triangle, opposites attract, free spirited, jazz, social climbing, love and romance, jewelry ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
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Frank (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, touching, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: music, music band, identity, eccentricity, suicide, mental illness, creativity, musician, deadpan, loneliness, character study, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ireland, britain
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Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, feminism, rise to the top, fashion designer, gender, loss of loved one, ambition, designer, relationship vs career, social climbing, lifestyle, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, new jersey ...
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, clever, romantic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, manipulations, unlikely couple, opposites attract, verbal byplay, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, marriage of convenience, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california, las vegas
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: sexual, sexy, romantic, philosophical, scenic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, artist, polyamory, seduction, love and romance, self fulfillment, romance, sexuality, sexual exploration, ex spouse, free spirited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain, europe, new york
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Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, factual, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: chess, cold war, prodigy, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, paranoia, politics, genius, obsession, eccentricity, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia, iceland
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Mister Lonely (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, avant garde, surreal ...
Plot: switching roles, love and romance, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, friends, lovers reunited, tragic love, husband wife relationship, nun, male female relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland, france, paris france
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Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, socially awkward, problem solving, goofy hero, sitcom, nothing goes right, fish out of water, comedy of errors, stupidity, eccentricity, immaturity, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, greed, mentor protege relationship, friendship, disorder, escapades, murder, painting, theft, unlikely partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1985 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: captivating, based on true events, intellectual, talky, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, murder, moral dilemma, lifestyle, crimes, manipulation, book, investigation, literature, death, friendship, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, spain, alabama, europe ...
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The Luzhin Defence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, touching, sincere, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: chess, obsession, prodigy, mentally unstable, contests and competitions, supportive spouse, ambition, genius, love story, eccentricity, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: italy
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, social misfits, depression, mental illness, supportive parent, fall in love, passionate interest, romance, letter, running, neighbor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
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Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, art house, psychological, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, nightmare, baby, freak, existentialism, cult, insanity, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, talky, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: novelist, book, genius, writers, eccentricity, creativity, unlikely friendships, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, misfit, championship, friends, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, impossible love, tragic hero, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, freak, scissors, inventor, injustice, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
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My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, friendship, alien, supernatural, love and romance, misfit, alien encounter, fall in love, space and aliens, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 80s
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Eagle vs Shark (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The New Zealand made "Eagle vs Shark" is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games. Love blossoms for Lily over double Meaty Boy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, absurd, dark humor ...
Plot: shark, eagle, friendship, love and romance, falling in love, intrigue, misfit, looking for love, love affair, obsessive quest, store, youth ...
Place: new zealand
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, captivating, psychedelic, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, journalism, american dream, addiction, lawyer, road trip, on the road, hitchhiker, culture clash, hallucinations, escapades, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
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Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, post modern, art house, dark, enigmatic ...
Plot: small town, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, sexuality, surrealism, innocence lost, sexual perversion, surveillance, villain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Factory (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, France, Armenia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a factory is bound to close, a group of workers decides to take action against the owner.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: social problem, truth, class conflict, injustice, uncover truth, hostage, conflict, eccentricity, social injustice, capitalism, problem solving, workplace problem ...
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Priceless (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A beautiful young gold-digger mistakes a lowly hotel clerk as a rich and therefore worthwhile catch.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, resort, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, romance, mistaken identity, farce, materialism, cons and scams, greed, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: french riviera, france, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
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Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, cooking and food, single mother, prejudice, chocolate, mayor, love and romance, society, couple relations, social misfits, lifestyle change, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: witty, captivating, feel good, ironic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, mystery, female detective, partners, investigation, eccentricity, adventure, unconventional method
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, exciting, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, absurd humor, absurdism, zoo, shaman, comedy team, british, imaginary, boss, musician, friendship, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, chase, prison escape, french, prison, on the run, car chase, unlikely friendships, crazy ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, argentina
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I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, couple relations, thirtysomething life, romance, couples, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Love Is in the Air (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Antoine is a lawyer living in New York. On his way back to France for the final round of a job interview, Antoine finds himself sitting right next to his ex-girlfriend Julie. With a seven-hour flight ahead of them, they are going to have to speak to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, lovers reunited, flashback sequence, up and down relationship, love affair, encounter, opposites attract, womanizer, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, new york, usa, paris france
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