Selflessness movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant selflessness movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sincere and interesting films and TV shows about / with selflessness, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, friendship, catastrophe, chase, brutality, death and hopes plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
selflessness movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as selflessness: Forrest Gump (1994), The Road (2009), Jericho (2006), Lone Survivor (2013), Drive (2011), Spider-Man (2002), The Dark Knight (2008), Schindler's List (1993), Hearts in Atlantis (2001), The Green Mile (1999).

List of selflessness movies

Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: mentally challenged, love, life & death, life philosophy, philosophy, life, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, los angeles ...
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The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, depressing, gloomy ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, catastrophe, suspense, starvation, journey, on the road, thief ...
Time: future
Place: canada, usa
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Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, disaster, small town, leadership, twists and turns, distopia, post nuclear, courage, selflessness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, tense, brutal, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, terrorism, soldier, war, gunfight, courage, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team, army ...
Time: 2000s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
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Drive (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: neo noir, atmospheric, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, mechanic, lone wolves, tough heroes, suspense, revenge, loner, organized crime, car, violent, love ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: superhero, heroes, spider man character, courage, superhuman powers, vigilante, villain, peter parker character, secret identity, transformation, selflessness, thanksgiving ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: epic, intense, exciting, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Audience: manly, chick flick, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, secret identity, moral dilemma, corruption, psychopath, organized crime, tragic hero, double life, good versus evil, villain ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, hong kong
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, genocide, nazi, war, concentration camp, anti semitism, brutality, against humanity, wartime, racism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 90s
Place: poland, germany, vatican, europe, israel ...
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: touching, philosophical, dramatic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: destiny, aging, true love, life & death, life philosophy, child as adult, existentialism, love and romance, tragic love, fall in love, impossible love, puzzle ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 2000s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, english channel, pearl harbor, france ...
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Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, childhood, mysterious stranger, coming of age, friendship, single mother, suspense, childhood memory, childhood friend, bullying, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: virginia, new york, usa, connecticut
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The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sad, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prison, death row, supernatural, convict, magic realism, suspense, false accusation, electric chair, life philosophy, death sentence, life & death, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s, year 1999, year 1935
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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Behadd (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Behadd" reflects upon the relationship dynamics of a 'Parent' and a 'Child', and shows how their love for one another becomes the cause of their heartache and the reflection of 'selflessness' verses ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: teenage girl, family relations, parent child relationship, selflessness, possessiveness, false accusation, parents and children, relationships, mother son relationship, mother child relationship, family problems, relationship problems ...
Place: pakistan, india
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50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, love story, love and romance, fall in love, relationships, wooing, dating, teenager, beautiful scenery, destiny, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, oceania, alaska
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Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, bleak
Plot: ss, world war two, wartime life, holocaust, war, nazi occupation, human spirit, selflessness, children, rescue, idealism, escape attempt ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: holland, europe, amsterdam
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The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Thailand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, feminist film ...
Plot: politics, election, military dictatorship, resistance, leadership, human spirit, tragic love, social activist, selflessness, idealism, forceful separation, political unrest ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 20th century, year 1998, year 1947 ...
Place: burma, france, asia, oxford university
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The Children of Huang Shi (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, China, Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: world war two, survival, japanese occupation of china, orphan, selflessness, rescue, self discovery, nurse, escapades, soldier, daring rescue, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, post world war two, 20th century, year 1937 ...
Place: china, asia, east asia
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The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, farm, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, introspection, father daughter relationship, elderly, father, parent child relationship, bittersweet, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, france, quebec
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For the Love of a Child (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 1959, support from US troops based in Asia and later from the Sates enables two actresses to start a charity for mixed-race 'orphans' who are locally neglected as outcasts. Thus originates Childhelp, which later runs multi-disciplinary ...
Style: disturbing, touching, thought provoking, rough, tense ...
Plot: orphan, child abuse, rescue, family relations, selflessness, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, abuse, love, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
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Christmas Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, orphan, apprentice, friendship, toys, village, young heroes, selflessness, winter, holiday, snow ...
Place: finland, europe
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The Secrets (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbianism, religions or cults, rabbi, lgbtq, best friends, self discovery, selflessness, lesbian love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
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Top Secret! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces ...
Style: parody, funny, not serious, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, world war two, cow, espionage, heroic mission, cold war, satire, fascism, selflessness, daring rescue, musical tour, disorder ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: east germany, germany, east berlin
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Rhino Season (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iraq, Turkey, Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks he's been dead for over twenty years.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, stylized, tense ...
Plot: kurd, haunted by the past, love triangle, tragic love, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, tragic hero, confined, lovers apart, injustice, selflessness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, turkey, istanbul turkey, kurdistan ...
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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: exciting, entertaining, colourful, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, mythology, treasure hunt, chase, arabian nights, sinbad, swashbuckler, heroes, sea monster, good versus evil, friendship, treasure ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
Place: sicily, mediterranean sea
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Wild Bill (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Out on parole after 8 years inside Bill Hayward returns home to find his now 11 and 15 year old sons abandoned by their mother and fending for themselves. Unwilling to play Dad, an uncaring Bill is determined to move on.
Style: captivating, touching, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: youth, drug dealer, gang, working class, gangsters, parole, starting over, redemption, kids in trouble, adulthood, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
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Occupation (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Three ex-servicemen return to Basra, each for a different reason.
Style: serious, thought provoking, touching, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: iraq war, military life, military, war veteran, life is a bitch, society, soldier, selflessness, culture clash, terrorism, iraq war veteran, gulf war ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: middle east, iraq, dubai, manchester
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sad, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, lawyer, parenthood, mother daughter relationship, sisters, sick child, life is a bitch, family life, relationships, childhood, leukemia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa, los angeles, montana
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Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, spider man character, superhuman powers, heroes, double life, villain, fantasy world, fight, amnesia, good versus evil, super powers, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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The Thin Red Line (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II ...
Style: epic, visually appealing, thought provoking, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: war, soldier, world war two, sergeant, anti war, jungle, infantry, existentialism, survival, invasion, pacific island, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: asia, canada, japan, pacific ocean
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Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, funny, epic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: princess, talking animals, magic, dragon, friendship, stereotypes, love and romance, reluctant partners, fall in love, imaginary kingdom, unlikely friendships, ogre ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: emotional, bleak, realistic, epic, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: world war two, war, military, battles, survival, anti war, japanese history, japanese army, imperial japan, brutality, japanese military, violence ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century, year 2005, year 1945
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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