Lone wolves movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lone wolves movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting and stylized films and TV shows about / with lone wolves, vengeance, violence, brutality, rivalry, mentor, heroes, dialogue, storytelling and gunfight plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lone wolves: Taxi Driver (1976), Drive (2011), First Blood (1982), The Book of Eli (2010), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Leon: The Professional (1994), The Equalizer (2014), Justified (2010), Shoot 'Em Up (2007), Jack Reacher (2012).

List of lone wolves movies

 8.3
 648K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, lone wolves, social decay, character study, violence spree, depression, alienation, loner, crimes, taxi, child prostitution, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, vietnam
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 7.8
 528K
Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, neo noir, lone wolves, tough heroes, danger, mechanic, chases and races, crimes, criminal's revenge, heist, organized crime, getaway driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.7
 206K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, tough heroes, lone wolves, manhunt, humiliation, danger, police brutality, small town, ex military, loner, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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 6.9
 275K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, post apocalyptic, warrior, post apocalypse, lone wolves, future dystopia, danger, christianity, brutality, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: tense, exciting, epic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, old west, lone wolves, gold, cons and scams, good versus evil, greed, gunfight, army, outlaw, cowboy, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, mexico, arizona ...
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, touching ...
Plot: hitman, mentor, friendship, sniper, loner, killings, lone wolves, dark hero, mafia, loneliness, neighbor, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 307K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, lone hero, one man army, lone wolves, fighting crime, vigilantism, heroes, tough heroes, gunfight, corruption, righting the wronged, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 8.6
 78K
Justified (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, justice, crime, drug lord, shooting, deadly, machismo, peril, crime boss, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: captivating, thought provoking, tense, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, lone wolves, hitman, racial slur, code, african american, friendship, loneliness, loner, wisdom of life, organized crime, hip hop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, japan, new jersey
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 6.7
 140K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: exciting, dark humor, sexy, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, lone wolves, violence, protector, gunfight, chase, baby, heavy metal, corruption, torture, deadly, mexican standoff ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 288K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, ex military, murder, sniper, investigation, lone wolves, drifter, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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 6.4
 144K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, one man army, crimes, vigilante, tragic hero, funeral, lone wolves, rage, faked death ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
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 6.4
 146K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, tough heroes, one man army, bounty hunter, deadly creature, outer space, lone wolves, mysterious planet, danger, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, interracial relations, respect, native americans, rocky mountains, mountain man, rivalry, native, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, one man army, lone wolves, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, heroic mission, chases and races, life is a bitch, tough heroes, danger, earthquake, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, latin america
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 5.8
 126K
Gamer (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, computers and web, contests and competitions, danger, cyberspace, future dystopia, lone wolves, chases and races, computer genius, wrongful imprisonment, prison, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
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The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A tough-as-rawhide cowpoke, debonair ladies' man and Harvard-educated smarty-britches roams from Frisco to Jalisco in pursuit of outlaws who killed his father...and in search of a mysterious orb possessing out-of-this world powers. Hot lead and ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventurer, lone wolves, gadget, bounty hunter, good versus evil, heroic mission, old west, tough heroes, chases and races, cowboys and outlaws, lawyer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
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 7.1
 37K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, exciting, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: wolf, dog, daring rescue, adventure, rivalry, against the odds, danger, goose, dog sled, lone wolves, family, save the day ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: serious, emotional, brutal, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, lone hero, kidnapping, drug lord, gang, fist fighting, daring rescue, missing child, master warrior, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
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 7.1
 114K
Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, suspense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, immortality, good versus evil, mythology, master warrior, supernatural, lone wolves, duel, magic, supernatural ability, memory, mentor ...
Time: 16th century, 80s, 20th century, 1500s, 1940s
Place: scotland, new york, usa, europe, scottish highlands ...
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 8.3
 45K
Hell on Wheels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slavery, old west, native americans, african american, rivalry, loss of spouse, courage, haunted by the past, shooting, train, business venture, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
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 5.1
 179
The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, realistic
Plot: ship, survival, adventure, lone wolves, isolation, self discovery, danger, ocean or sea, social differences, sailing, castaway, tough heroes ...
Time: 20s, 1900s
Place: pacific ocean
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Sword of the Stranger (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pursued by formidable Chinese assassins, young Kotaro and his dog run into No Name, a mysterious stranger who gets pulled into the chase. The unlikely companions form a bond over saving the dog from a poison attack, but chaos erupts when the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: swordsman, samurai, immortality, emperor, human animal relationship, lone wolves, adventure, master warrior, escapades, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, sacrifice ...
Place: feudal japan, japan
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 6.5
 97K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, organized crime, chase, mafia, protector, gunfight, on the run, revenge, kidnapping, fist fighting, gangsters, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 6.8
 272K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, lone hero, chase, chases and races, one man army, danger, tough guy, tough heroes, fist fighting, smuggling, transportation, delivery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, saint tropez ...
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 7.7
 989
Murphy's Law (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Murphy's Law is a BBC television drama starring James Nesbitt as an undercover police officer, Tommy Murphy.
Style: captivating, serious, rough, clever, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, working undercover, lone wolves, crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, haunted by the past, tough law enforcer, undercover, irish, the underworld ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Limits of Control (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger works outside the law and keeps his objectives hidden, trusting no one. While his demeanor is paradoxically focused and dreamlike all at once, he embarks on a journey that not only takes him across Spain, but also through his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, art house, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: mysterious character, lone wolves, assassin, crime, african, addiction, poetry, mind control, character study, self control, traveler, code ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
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 5.8
 4K
Men of War (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nick Gunar is a burnt-out, jaded and hard-up former mercenary who is having a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. At the end of his rope, he is hired by the Nitro Mine Corporation to strong-arm the natives of a South China Sea island into ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, island, jungle, betrayal, heroic mission, lone wolves, cons and scams, moral dilemma, rivalry, heroes, escapades, injustice ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia
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Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, propaganda film, harsh ...
Plot: military, boot camp, platoon, marine, war, relationship vs career, lone wolves, ambition, heroes, power relations, redemption, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: medical school, north carolina, caribbean, battleship, vietnam
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Year of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, police detective, racism, gangsters, crime, police corruption, lone wolves, violence spree, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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