Individualism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant individualism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, weird, talky and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with individualism, friendship, mentor, storytelling, runaway, culture clash, dialogue, catastrophe, love and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Italy, Germany and other countries.
individualism movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as individualism: A Bug's Life (1998), Stick It (2006), Martin Eden (2019), BeTipul (2005), The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999), The World Unseen (2007), Mouth to Mouth (2005), Crystal Swan (2018), Harold and Maude (1971), Gloria Mundi (2019).

List of individualism movies

A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: circus, ant, villain, talking animals, disney, friendship, good versus evil, childhood, teamwork, animals, fight, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
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Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, teenager, gymnastics, rebelliousness, athlete and trainer, rivalry, friends, high school, gymnast, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: austin texas, texas, usa, houston texas
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Martin Eden (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The tale of an individualist proletarian in a time marked by the rise of mass political movements. In early 20th-century Italy, illiterate sailor Martin Eden seeks fame as a writer while torn between the love of a bourgeois girl and allegiance to ...
Style: emotional, touching, sweet, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: individualism, class struggle, love at first sight, love and romance, secret love, love affair, couples, social differences, young lovers, love triangle, writers, women ...
Time: 70s
Place: naples italy, italy
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BeTipul (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: BeTipul is an Israeli television drama revolving around the personal and professional life of an Israeli psychologist, Reuven Dagan, played by Assi Dayan. The series portrays a psychologist who treats patients at his clinic five days a week and then ...
Style: psychological, serious, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, self discovery, ambition, introspection, psychotherapy, haunted by the past, family life, psychologist, relationship vs career, workplace, human nature, self fulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: political, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: writers, infidelity, philosopher, individualism, russian woman, art, marriage, psychologist, age-gap relationship, couples, teacher, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gender, love and romance, forbidden love, lesbian love, injustice, society, life is a bitch, self discovery, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: africa, south africa
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Mouth to Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aimless adolescent (Ellen Page) joins several itinerant misfits who live on the fringe of society and welcome at-risk youths into their fold.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, hitchhiker, social misfits, life is a bitch, innocence lost, rebelliousness, lifestyle, city life, individualism, teenage life, virgin, homelessness ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain, france, berlin germany, portugal
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Crystal Swan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belarus, USA, Germany, Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Minsk, Belarus, 1996. Velya, an aspiring DJ, wants to move to Chicago to make her dreams come true, but bureaucracy, a phone line and the human condition will put obstacles in her way that will be difficult to avoid.
Style: psychological, captivating, brutal, suspenseful, art house
Plot: countryside, techno music, individualism, following a dream, follow your dream, bigger dreams, suspense, money problems, daydreamer, rape, wedding, social problems ...
Time: 90s
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: feel good, touching, funny, depressing, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, suicide, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, funeral, misfit, existentialism, eccentricity, death, depression, old age, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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Gloria Mundi (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daniel leaves prison. He returns to Marseilles where Mathilda, his daughter, has just given birth. Nicolas, his spouse, a self-employed driver, is exhausted while Mathilda is a sales assistant on a trial basis. But, one night, Nicolas is assaulted ...
Style: melancholic, rough, talky, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: working class, ex husband, childbirth, egoism, poverty, ex convict, taxi driver, social climber, horny woman, brother in law sister in law sex, murder, aggression ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, europe
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Karla (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An idealistic teacher is shocked to discover her pupils are already cynical and opportunistic. Her colleague soon grows resentful when she uses new and challenging techniques to help her students overcome obstacles.
Style: banned film
Plot: coming of age, teacher, individualism, social criticism, teacher student relationship, teachers and students, female protagonist, woman, male female relationship, school, love, small town ...
Place: east germany
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End Roll (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Laura and Marta share a nice apartment. Laura, the youngest one, began to document their life in the house with her camera. Marta undergoes the continual jokes of the friend. One day Laura, poking too much her nose in the privacy of Marta, discovers ...
Style: scary, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, spiritual
Plot: found footage, fear, friendship, secret, anxiety, rage, roommate, prank, anger, strange behavior, anguish, suspense ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy
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Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: harsh, cynical, enigmatic, dramatic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, prison escape, chase, friendship, on the run, escape, runaway, small town, wilderness, idealism, anarchist, fighting the system ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: texas, california, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico
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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, midlife crisis, theater, showbiz, actor, surrealism, father daughter relationship, dark humor, satire, alter ego, art, inner voice ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city, usa
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South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: adult animation, parody, cynical, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, kids, adult
Plot: gross out humor, social satire, satire, racial slur, elementary school, gay slur, young kid, mischievous children, killings, young heroes, vicious, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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Pleasantville (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, surreal, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids, teen fantasy, teen drama
Plot: small town, time travel, alternate reality, coming of age, parallel world, utopia, symbolism, distopia, fish out of water, fantasy world, parallel universe, teenager ...
Time: 50s, future, 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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Brave New World (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An acclaimed TV miniseries based on the classic sci-fi novel.
Style: psychotronic, philosophical, tech noir, propaganda film
Plot: distopia, underground, post apocalypse, disaster, new world, conformity, utopia, individualism, dystopian society, drugs, drug use, technology ...
Time: future
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Bound for Glory (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Texas home in the 1930s to find work, discovering the suffering and strength of America's working class.
Style: realistic, road movie, compassionate, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: music, great depression, character study, depression, friendship, artists and showbiz, americana, couple relations, musician's life, love and romance, labor union, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, california, oklahoma, usa, los angeles ...
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Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, coming of age, family relations, mental illness, skinny dipping, villager, mentally unstable, human nature, family life, injustice, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, tokyo, europe, sicily, mediterranean sea ...
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Il Posto (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his family mired in financial troubles, Domenico moves to Milan, Italy, from his small town to get a job in lieu of furthering his education. A lack of options forces him to take a position as a messenger at a big company, where he hopes to ...
Style: neorealism, art house, sad, psychological, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, boy, corporation, architecture, time travel, architect, teenager, minimal dialogue, family relations, office, college graduate, social climbing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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Prince of the City (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
Style: tense, neo noir, realistic, bleak, intense ...
Plot: police, corruption, gangsters, drug addiction, lawyer, police corruption, city, whistleblower, fighting the system, redemption, betrayal, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, washington d.c., virginia
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Alphaville (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, futuristic, philosophical, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, distopia, cyberpunk, spy, existentialism, obsession, satire, post apocalypse, nude, brainwashing, fighting the system, poetry ...
Time: future, 50s
Place: france, paris france
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The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, friendship, crime gone awry, heist, animals, children, friends, chase, betrayal, adaptation, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
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Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: inspirational, entertaining, semi serious, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, american football, small town, football, cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, stripper, teenager, stereotypes, mentor, bullying ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, new jersey, austin texas, usa
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Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, sentimental, depressing ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, aging, writers, writer's life, mental illness, love, life & death, women, loneliness, terminal illness, understanding, senior citizen ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: england, europe
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Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: entertaining, semi serious, realistic, spectacular, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clubbing, party, nightlife, drugs, music, lifestyle, weed, society, paranoia, loneliness, addiction, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, amsterdam, wales
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Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, stylized, emotional, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: artist, painter, art, disability, painting, bohemian life, female artist, lesbian, life, female protagonist, loneliness, adultery ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: mexico, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, canada, mexico city ...
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Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, exciting, anime ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, ant, worker, culture clash, stereotypes, soldier, misfit, rebellion, childhood, heroism, heroes, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Serpico (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, dark, neo noir ...
Plot: police corruption, fighting the system, police, corruption, whistleblower, undercover cop, police investigation, suspense, mafia, social decay, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: light, feel good, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, determination, friends, rescue, jungle, elephant, friendship, fantasy world, animals, creativity, children, goofy hero ...
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