Individuality movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant individuality movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out visually appealing, thought provoking, talky, serious, stylized and suspense films and TV shows about / with individuality, mentor, runaway, storytelling, death, catastrophe, life philosophy, destiny, dialogue and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Finland, Canada and other countries.
individuality movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as individuality: Divergent (2014), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005), The Tribe (1970), Antz (1998), Ego (2013), Vanilla Sky (2001), The Shadow Effect (2017), Memento (2000), Infinity Train (2019), The Wrestler (1985).

List of individuality movies

Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, society, survival, youth, future dystopia, training, rebelliousness, heroine, young heroes, chosen one, rebellion ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: bleak, erotic, melancholic, factual, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pornography, showbiz, bdsm, rise and fall, ambition, individuality, journal, life is a bitch, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), censorship, fetishism ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: usa, new york, tennessee, manhattan new york city, nashville tennessee ...
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The Tribe (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: boot camp, military, basic training, military life, culture clash, recruit, individuality, hippie, power relations, marines, social relations, rebellion ...
Time: 60s
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Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, heroes, princess, queen, misfit, rebellion, worker, soldier, ant, adventure, friends, computer animation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Advanced placement into a school of higher grade proof-reading is determined by the results of the Promotion Test strictly for class type. Ranging from A class with the best facilities anyone can offer all the way down to F Class which is composed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, seinen, light, captivating ...
Plot: school life, love triangle, teachers and students, high school, school, romance, society, youth, magic, individuality, supernatural, battles ...
Place: japan
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Ego (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For Sebastian Silverberg life is all about his appearance, partying and his enormous ego. Things are going smoothly when an accident leaves him blind, forcing him to re-evaluate his life and to seek meaning beyond appearances.
Style: intense, sentimental, semi serious, thought provoking
Plot: blindness, singer, competition, love story, dream, loneliness, best friend, romance, life philosophy, car accident, catastrophe, individuality ...
Place: eastern europe
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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, philosophical, non-linear ...
Plot: surrealism, love triangle, disfigurement, nightmare, hallucination, love, virtual reality, jealousy, tragic love, disfigured face, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Shadow Effect (2017)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: violence, memory loss, confusion, blackout, erased memory, paranoia, conspiracy, murder, brutality, danger, double life, scientist ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, chicago illinois
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Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: neo noir, plot twist, mystery, memory loss, twists & turns, uncover truth, paranoia, murder, manipulation, haunted by the past, amnesia, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Infinity Train (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: 13-year-old Tulip finds herself on a mysterious train with an endless number of cars, each one its own universe, and must find a way to get home.
Style: exciting, psychological, captivating, mysterious, intellectual ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family relations, chase, mysticism, young heroes, self discovery, introspection, alternate dimension, redhead, robot, train ...
Place: minnesota, wisconsin, italy
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The Wrestler (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ageing wrestler and circus strongman is put in an institution located somewhere in a world of its own.
Plot: old couple, strongman, mental institution, death, suicide by hanging, wrestler, institution, cellist, aging, nostalgia, old age, male female relationship ...
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The Asphalt Lambs (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of a doomed young love in a small, narrow-minded town.
Plot: bad reputation, teenager, brother brother relationship, hypocrite, falling in love, unwanted pregnancy, small town, gynecologist, summer, sexual abuse, bare breasts, homosexual ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland
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Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, suspense, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female protagonist, strong female lead, distopia, hacker, one woman army, technology, androids, terrorism, investigation, female spy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: tokyo, japan
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Midnight Sonder (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A student with blood complications believes that his medication is the cause of his recent hallucinations. Desperate to find out what they mean, he collides with and injures an innocent woman, sparking her son to pursue the identity of the man ...
Plot: hallucination, student, university, aggression, midnight, addiction, collision, mother and son, individuality
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Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Farmer family is in big debts; they might lose their house soon. The seven year old Farmer twins, Kelly and Lynn, decide not to let this happen. They discover that somebody really mean and shrewd is responsible for all the problems of their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: twins, rescue, halloween, mischievous children, imaginary, escapades, youth, rivalry, family, heroes, danger, family relations ...
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The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: spy, prison, gadget, mind control, research, experiment, government facility, anger, scientist, interrogation, convict, government agency ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
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Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, utopia, survival, good versus evil, female protagonist, surveillance, technology, manipulation, danger, strong female character, politics, brainwashing ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
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The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, based on true events, emotional, philosophical ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, nazism, high school, dictatorship, teacher, bullying, suicide, against humanity, dictator, anarchist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
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Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, mental illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, misfit, single parent, bittersweet, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, captivating, offbeat, gloomy, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids, girls' night
Plot: radio, rebellion, boss, teenager, suburbs, high school, suicide, misfit, confession, anti conformity, repression, radio dj ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
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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, semi serious, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: alternate reality, parallel world, utopia, time travel, coming of age, small town life, small town, siblings relations, old love, family relations, prejudice, fish out of water ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: paris france, france
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Pixel Perfect (2004)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Samantha's band, the Zettabytes, is meeting with little success, so her friend Roscoe uses his knowledge of technology designed by his father to create a holographic lead singer, Loretta Modern. The band instantly becomes successful, but ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary character, fall in love, desire for fame, music band, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, rising to stardom, youth, experiment gone awry, computer genius ...
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, dramatic, tragicomedy, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, human spirit, mental institution, freedom, insanity, anti hero, dehumanization, nurse, doctors and patients, unlikely friendships, society, oppression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The story of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. The Good (a Bounty hunter), the Bad (a hitman), and the Weird (a thief) battle the army and the bandits in a race to use ...
Style: captivating, bloody, dark humor, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, map, bounty hunter, robbery, gunfight, cowboy, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, cruelty, mexican standoff ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, south korea
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Fantasia 2000 (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Blending lively music and brilliant animation, this sequel to the original 'Fantasia' restores 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' and adds seven new shorts.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, pianist, classical music, music, couple relations, mouse, buddies, imaginary, friendship, orchestra, art, apprentice ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, rome italy, italy, europe ...
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The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, experiment, prison, violence, rape, disorder, surveillance, humiliation, power relations, rivalry, abuse, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany, canada
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: mind bending, gothic, atmospheric, psychological, tech noir ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, future dystopia, evil alien, distopia, memory, alien race, lovecraftian, manipulation, memory loss, space and aliens, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 1940s
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The Chocolate War (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by selling chocolates.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, catholic school, catholic, boxing, student, chocolate, society, manipulations, gang, youth, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 80s
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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, propaganda film
Plot: pregnancy, technology, death of mother, death of protagonist, love interest, drug addiction, individuality, totalitarianism, utopia quest, doomed romance, pleasure, utopia ...
Time: future
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Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, youth, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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