Neurotic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant neurotic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out neurotic, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with dialogue, storytelling, mentor, friendship, adaptation, drinking, vengeance, life philosophy, brutality and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as neurotic: Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Anger Management (2003), Brain on Fire (2016), Four Rooms (1995), Ayka (2018), Looking Glass (2018), Play It Again, Sam (1972), Mother (1996), Modern Romance (1981), Matchstick Men (2003).

List of neurotic movies

Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, neurotic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, sitcom, parents and children, anger, eccentric family, family relations, teenage life, prodigy, suburban life, youth, social satire, uptight character ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Anger Management (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, neurotic, entertaining ...
Plot: therapist, anger, rage, therapy, doctors and patients, psychology, trial, misfit partners, treatment, uptight character, psychiatrist, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey, boston
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 6.6
 12K
Brain on Fire (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.
Style: based on true events, neurotic, thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, doctor, catatonia, newspaper reporter, psychosis, treatment, diagnosis, medical examination, hallucination, female journalist, young girl, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century
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 6.8
 90K
Four Rooms (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspense, clever, absurd ...
Plot: hotel, workplace situations, gangsters, mischievous children, witch, hotel room, mistaken identity, bet, fish out of water, multiple storylines, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.7
 293
Ayka (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany, Poland, Kazakhstan, China, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Asian immigrant worker in Moscow tried to track down her baby, whom she abandoned at the hospital.
Style: melancholic, sad, rough, neurotic
Plot: baby, female protagonist, pregnant, money problems, extortion, life is a bitch, big city, police, chicken, escape, bleeding, cleaning ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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Looking Glass (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A psycho- sexual thriller following a couple that buys an old motel in the desert looking for a new beginning, but what seemed at first as an escape is soon a thrilling ride through a mysterious world when Ray discovers a two way mirror and ...
Style: neurotic, erotic, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: motel, voyeurism, loss of child, murder mystery, sexual relations, husband wife relationship, maggot, running for your life, caught having sex, serial killer, mirror, psychopath ...
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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, dating, infidelity, advice, idol, ghost, date, romance, rejection, postmodernism, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
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 6.9
 5K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, talky, clever, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, single parent, crumbling marriage, mother son relationship, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
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Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: neurotic, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, drugs/alcohol, breakup, urban, couples, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, neurosis, comedy of manners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 115K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, tricky, talky ...
Plot: cons and scams, criminal, bank vault, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, parent child relationship, partners, con men, life philosophy, family drama, pole dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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American Splendor (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Style: neurotic, clever, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: loneliness, writer's life, greeting card, depression, artist, eating disorder, loser, letter, anger, teacher, marriage, jazz ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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Along Came Polly (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, romantic, neurotic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, honeymoon, nothing goes right, commitment, romance, chance, love and romance, disorder, wedding, fall in love, marriage, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: caribbean, new york, usa, los angeles, long island ...
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 6.9
 6K
Delibal (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A love story following two young people battling with their emotions and dreams, the pressures of career, family and not knowing what the future holds. Füsun is a brilliant student, destined for a successful career but can't help from falling ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, neurotic, romantic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bipolar disorder, love, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, wedding, romance, parents and children, living together, conflict, musician, band ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
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 4.3
 2K
Family Blood (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ellie, a recovering drug addict, has just moved to a new city with her two teenage children. She has struggled to stay sober in the past and is determined to make it work this time, finding a stable job and regularly attending her meetings. ...
Style: suspense, sadistic, dark, neurotic
Plot: blood, family, single mother, support group, teenager, drug abuse, tyrant, stranger, lover, drug rehabilitation, starting over, addiction ...
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, neurotic
Plot: martial arts, factory, trial, art, fight, kung fu, lawyer, rivalry, countryside, cons and scams, court case, farce ...
Time: 80s
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 7.1
 7K
Still Crazy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the seventies Strange Fruit were it. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man dead from an overdose. Even their demise was glamorous; when lightning struck the stage during an outdoor ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, music, rivalry, comeback, tour, bus, rock band, death, rock, on the road, music band, glamour ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
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 7.9
 13K
In the Family (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The neurotic Fikret and tavern singer Solmaz, whose 21 year long relationships end on the same day, meet through a funny coincidence. When Solmaz's daughter Zeynep decides to marry her lover from Adana, the ever-fearful Fikret ends up having to ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: marriage, nightclub singer, divorced couple, marriage crisis, lgbt
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 7.5
 112
Pond Life (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pond Life is a British animated television series that was written and directed by Candy Guard and follows the misadventures of its neurotic and self-obsessed protagonist, Dolly Pond. Two series were broadcast on Channel 4 in 1996 and 2000. A series ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: best friend, dysfunctional family, single woman, pub, romance, thirty something, women, flat, woman, british humour, best friends
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 7.7
 29K
The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, friends, poker, odd couple, apartment, roommate, screwball, buddies, fish out of water, misfit, suicide attempt, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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 5.7
 4K
Ellie Parker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ellie Parker, an aspiring actress from Australia, lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin, Ellie is far from happy, finding support ...
Style: clever, psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, infidelity, hollywood, sex, sociopath, audition, cinematographer, theft, narcissism, liar, actress, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 578
The Bisexual (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Comedy series examining the life of a woman who dates both men and women.
Style: neurotic
Plot: bisexuality, novelist, lesbian relationship, business partner, culture clash, girlfriend, best friend, sexual identity, new yorker, bisexual woman, luxury, dating ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 5K
About Ray (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A teenager transitions from female to male, and his family must come to terms with that fact.
Style: neurotic
Plot: lesbian, single mother, teenager, lgbt, gender roles, grandmother grandson relationship, eating, crying boy, filling station, writing on a wall, watching a video, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 43K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, hallucination, schizophrenia, rent, loneliness, repression, delusion, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, unfulfillment, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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One Deadly Summer (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder ...
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, small town, small town life, obsession, abandoned house, summer, sensuality, village, parents and children, haunted by the past, traumatic childhood ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, southern france
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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, suicide attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, assassination attempt, farce, gangsters, odd couple, witnessing a crime, friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france, southern france
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Day of the Wacko (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is a 44 year-old teacher, who reads poetry during school ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, nothing goes right, polish, unfulfillment, disorder, human nature, love and romance, ex husband ex wife relationship, anti hero, sexual fantasy, one day time span ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
Place: warsaw poland, eastern europe
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 158
The Savior (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is rural France. It's the summer of 1943, the weather is fine and sunny and life is sweet. On one of these beautiful days, Nanette, a fourteen-year-old peasant girl, meets a slightly injured young man near the farm she lives on. Her life ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: world war two, revenge, male full rear nudity, coming of age, ss, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, bare breasts, male nudity, invitation, false accusation of rape, french resistance ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, france
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Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: serious, disturbing, offbeat, realistic, rough ...
Plot: backwoods, rape, car, racism, psychopath, injustice, rivalry, gory, captivity, hotel, confined, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Is relevant ?
Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, rivalry, screwball, romance, advertising, unlikely couple, verbal byplay, opposites attract, workplace, couples, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, tokyo ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 20K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, vietnam war, ghost, supernatural, zombie, gory, missing person, supernatural ability, deadly, solitude, haunted by the past, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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