Rejection movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rejection movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, melancholic, stylized, interesting and clever films and TV shows about / with rejection, runaway, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, pornography, brutality, society, drinking and death plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rejection: The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Pretty Persuasion (2005), Taxi Driver (1976), Higher Learning (1995), He Got Game (1998), The Toxic Avenger (1984), The Man from Elysian Fields (2001), Chasing Liberty (2004), The Tale of Despereaux (2008), The Princess and the Warrior (2000).

List of rejection movies

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, rejection, friendship, murder, jealousy, sexual tension, manipulations, secret identity, mistaken identity, psychopath, neo noir ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, venice, europe, new york, atlantic ocean ...
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Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, dark humor, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, sexual harassment, rejection, lifestyle, dishonesty, teachers and students, manipulation, high school life, adolescence, teenager, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
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 8.3
 626K
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, crimes, violence spree, alienation, character study, deadly, depression, taxi, loner, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
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Higher Learning (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Malik (Omar Epps) is an African-American student attending on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge (Ice Cube), a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, resentment, college, violence, rejection, politics, injustice, society, university, student life, life is a bitch, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
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 6.9
 41K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, rough, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, rejection, warden, sport, dysfunctional family, ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who wants to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, clever, sexual ...
Plot: s&m, love triangle, rejection, obsession, success, fashion designer, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, destructive relationship, gays and lesbians, manipulations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, zurich switzerland, west germany, sydney australia, frankfurt germany
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The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, rough, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: toxic, superhero, vengeance, corruption, hit and run, rejection, strong man, superhero spoof, sadism, mayor, person on fire, anti hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: touching, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, rejection, vandalism, prostitute, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: santa monica california, pasadena california, california
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Chasing Liberty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The President's daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her entourage of Secret Service agents while traveling in Europe. She falls in love with a handsome British stranger, who also happens to be working ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: working undercover, love and romance, secret agents, youth, dishonesty, fall in love, rejection, white house, train ride, secret service agent, secret identity, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: prague, italy, europe, germany, usa ...
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The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure ...
Style: clever, feel good, touching, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, imaginary kingdom, rejection, forgiveness, adventurer, misfit, hopes, destiny, escapades, against the rules, friends, social misfits ...
Place: dungeon
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The Princess and the Warrior (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes an accident in which he provides first aid, Sissi wonders if he may be ...
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, opposites attract, coincidence, therapy, gas station, rejection, bank robbery, nurse, destiny, heist, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, sydney australia, europe, australia
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Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of ...
Style: neurotic, clever, talky, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, rejection, infidelity, idol, dating, advice, date, ghost, romance, shyness, love triangle, imaginary ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
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 7.4
 150K
Carrie (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school life, teenage life, rage, vengeance, social misfits, abusive mother, classmates, teacher, humiliation, supernatural ability, punishment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1979, near future
Place: usa
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 7.2
 30K
The Woodsman (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, realistic, gloomy, rough, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, rage, anger, starting over, rejection, factory worker, parole officer, ex convict, suspicion, diary, therapist, threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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 6.5
 116K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, college life, overnight success, unconventional method, cons and scams, youth, slacker, graduation, misfit partners, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, ohio, harvard university, yale university
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 7.6
 86K
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Style: disturbing, touching, bleak, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, rape, hidden identity, tragic love, sexuality, friendship, small town, gender, disguise, gay slur, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, underdog, small town, high school, friendship, photographer, rejection, election, loser, social misfits, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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 5.1
 33K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friendship, manipulation, betrayal, college, danger, rivalry, survival, adventure, game, suicide, hallucination ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, big ben london, tijuana mexico
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 101
Cruel Game (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The con is on when a gorgeous LA playboy tries to juggle four beautiful women and gets more than he bargained for. When a million bucks goes missing from the Yakuza, Japan's notorious mafia, the chase is on for the culprit. But in this tale of ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: love, gift, rejection, sex, woman on top, female nudity, gun, erotica, bikini, seductive behavior, beach, bartender ...
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Closet Monster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood.
Plot: rejection, gay, bullying, coming of age, in the closet, treehouse, lgbt, drug use, defloration, psychological trauma, spit, closeted gay ...
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 8.2
 1K
Pilgrimage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kunhikuttan, a famous Kathakali dancer, meets Subhadra, a woman from an upper caste family, who falls in love with his character rather than himself.
Style: gloomy, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance, rejection, romance, family relations, parents and children, legends and myths, fall in love, couples, love affair, family life, unfulfillment, dancer's life ...
Time: 30s
Place: asia, india
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The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, estrangement, twins, adultery, fraternal twins, cowardice, bisexuality, lesbian, death of father, confession, rejection, in the closet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: dark humor, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, masturbation, poetry, student, lie, rejection, workplace, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, loss of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After living 45 years in Germany, the Turkish Hüseyin Yilmaz, seventy, announces to his family that he has bought a house in Turkey and they should return to make the necessary reforms. The idea is unwelcome and causes very heated discussions. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: language barrier, funeral, rejection, school, death, travel, photograph, society, disorder, family life, homecoming, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: turkey, europe, germany
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Stigma of the Wind (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Four years ago, Kazuma Kannagi was defeated by his cousin Ayano Kannagi for the right to be the successor of Enraiha, a sword passed down in the Kannagi family. His defeat, along with his lack of talent for En-Jutsu, the fire arts, the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: magic, tribe, heir heiress, religions or cults, heroes, society, rivalry, magical, fire, war, environmentalism, super powers ...
Place: japan
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Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story follows a Roman architect named Lucius, who is having trouble coming up with ideas. One day, he discovers a hidden tunnel underneath a spa that leads him to a modern Japanese bath house. Inspired by the innovations found there, he creates ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, rejection, roman empire, misfit, escapades, overnight success, imaginary, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: japan
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Siberian Education (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, ...
Style: gloomy, rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: friendship, code, aging, criminal heroes, crime, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, crimes, social misfits, rivalry, human nature ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: russia, siberia
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Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks. Machisu, the only son of a rich collector, has a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, tragicomedy ...
Plot: rejection, obsession, loss of daughter, youth, failed attempt, down on your luck, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, losing-it hero, overalls
Time: 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Princess Hours (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Princess Hours is a 2006 South Korean romantic comedy television series, starring Yoon Eun-hye, Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Jeong-hoon and Song Ji-hyo. It is based on Korean manhwa Goong by Park So-hee. It aired on Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation from January ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: deal, wooing, teenage life, ambitious, dishonesty, fall in love, proposal, family life, suicide attempt, youth, dying, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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 7.1
 3K
Tulpan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: arranged marriage, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, desert, ethnic, obsessive quest, realism, family life, looking for love, family disapproval, rejection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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