Loner movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant loner movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, stylized and psychological films and TV shows about / with loner, death, violence, blood, gun, dialogue, brutality, murder, crimes and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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loner movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as loner: Taxi Driver (1976), Jack Reacher (2012), Daria (1997), Dexter (2006), House (2004), Leon: The Professional (1994), The Equalizer (2014), The Samura (1967), The Mechanic (2011), He Was a Quiet Man (2007).

List of loner movies

 8.3
 740K
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, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: social decay, loner, lone wolves, character study, depression, obsession, antisocial behavior, vigilante, paranoia, loneliness, alienation, taxi driver ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, united states, harlem, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 314K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, girls' night
Plot: investigation, ex military, loner, sniper, murder, lone wolves, crimes, drifter, frame up, dishonesty, female partner, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, baghdad iraq, ohio
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 8.0
 23K
Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, sarcasm, loner, teenage life, intelligence, high school life, school, best friends, society, family relations, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 8.6
 652K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, vigilantism, hidden identity, corpse, loner, crimes, crime, gory, forensics, right and wrong, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 8.7
 419K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, witty, cynical, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, dark humor, patient, talented, mastermind, human nature, hospital, riddles and clues, peril, intelligence, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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, neo noir, serious, touching ...
Plot: hitman, loneliness, mentor, sniper, life philosophy, friendship, killings, dark hero, loner, lone wolves, murder, protector ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 341K
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: one man army, vigilante, lone hero, vigilantism, fighting crime, gunfight, tough heroes, lone wolves, black ops, loner, violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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 8.1
 46K
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: neo noir, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, gangsters, anti hero, police investigation, jazz, assassination, lone wolves, surveillance, betrayal, chase, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.6
 153K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, lone hero, loner, mentor, assassin, boat, deception, revenge, training, martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
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He Was a Quiet Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled loner, Bob Maconel, imagines blowing up the tower in Los Angeles where he works. He takes a revolver to his office intent on killing colleagues, and then himself. At home, he holds conversations with his fish, who encourage him to do it. ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: loner, office, disability, surrealism, suicide attempt, workplace, crimes, self discovery, humiliation, workplace situations, danger, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.0
 51K
Hesher (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: antisocial behavior, loner, dysfunctional character, youth, arson, depression, stranger, death in the family, family problems, rebelliousness, misfit, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Golden Glove (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.
Style: macabre, based on true events, bleak, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, sex crime, loner, murder, misfit, mentally unstable, brutality, murder of a prostitute, prostitute, pub, alcohol abuse, loser ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, 20th century, year 1974
Place: hamburg germany, west germany, central europe
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 7.7
 232K
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, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, manhunt, tough heroes, danger, ex military, lone wolves, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, loner, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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 7.1
 229K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, twist ending, brutal, scary, tense ...
Plot: violence, thief, home invasion, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, held captive, break in, trapped, murder, robbery gone awry, survival, sole survivor ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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 6.8
 116K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, loner, cheating, psychopath as protagonist, voyeurism, loneliness, insanity, stalker, theft, undercover, impersonating, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.5
 5K
Dag (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Meet Dag, a couple's therapist who holds a 90% divorce rate. His philosophy in life is that people should live alone and he's happy to share that with his patients. Dag leads a quiet life and the only thing he loves more than his solitude ...
Style: cynical, mad, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: loner, marital problem, dark humor, therapy, antisocial behavior, friends, doctors and patients, love and romance, siblings relations, power relations, alienation, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, heroine, zombie apocalypse, plague, experiment gone awry, infected, monster, survival ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
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 7.8
 353K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, manipulation, life turned upside down, uncover truth, game, disorder, psychology, existentialism, scheme, businessman, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, seattle, mexico ...
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 5.8
 11K
A Single Shot (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: poacher, loner, wilderness, divorce, crimes, danger, moral dilemma, human nature, haunted by the past, drifter, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
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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: thought provoking, captivating, tense, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, loneliness, racial slur, hitman, lone wolves, loner, gangsters, code, african american, samurai, friendship, honor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, japan, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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 6.8
 11K
Beast (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.
Style: suspenseful, psychological thriller, psychological, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: dark past, suspicion, hunting, serial killer, island, mother daughter relationship, sea, loner, isolated community, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, beach ...
Time: 20th century
Place: britain
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 6.3
 240
Americana (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town in rural Kansas, a troubled veteran attempts to restore an old merry-go-round ride.
Plot: loner, war veteran, countryside, vietnam war veteran, conflict, merry go round, small town, vietnam veteran, americana
Time: 70s
Place: kansas
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 7.2
 315K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, one man army, corruption, conspiracy, fbi, frame up, sniper rifle, false accusation, cover up, patriotism, swat team, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, kentucky, washington d.c., tennessee ...
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The Future Diary (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yukiteru Amano (Yuki) is a loner who never really interact with people and prefers writing a diary on his cell phone with his only companion being an imaginary friend named Deus Ex Machina, the God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, social misfits, diary, teenage life, danger, imaginary, battles, loner, misfit, foreknowledge, classmate ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 8.3
 13K
Doc Martin (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional ...
Style: sincere, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: village life, doctors and patients, doctor, social relations, antisocial behavior, loner, alienation, teacher, estrangement, treatment, unhappy, uptight character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
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 7.7
 73K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, couple relations, family relations, friendship, basketball, friends, teenage love, high school, step siblings, girlfriend, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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 8.8
 307K
The Mandalorian (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Plot under wraps
Style: futuristic, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: star wars, space travel, bounty hunter, space and aliens, warrior, androids and robots, alien civilization, outer space, one man army, tough guy, giant animal, spacecraft ...
Time: future
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 7.7
 2K
Texhnolyze (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a screenplay by Chiaki Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda, with original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe. The events take place in the vibrant yet dilapidated ...
Style: tech noir, captivating, rough, dark, neo noir ...
Plot: distopia, mysterious character, loner, psychic, power struggle, gang war, danger, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, human nature, cyberspace ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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 7.4
 171K
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: abusive mother, cruelty, telekinesis, rage, social misfits, prom, high school life, humiliation, teenage life, classmate, vengeance, teen angst ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, near future, year 1979, future
Place: usa
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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: motorcycle, haunted by the past, police officer, rookie, money problems, corruption, destiny, death, loner, family relations, chief of police, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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