Eccentric man movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant eccentric man movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out cult film, humorous, weird, funny, clever and suspense films and TV shows about / with eccentric man, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, adaptation, death, storytelling, brutality, transformation and chase plots mostly in Comedy, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as eccentric man: Eyewitness (1981), American Cowslip (2009), Contact (1997), Tusk (2014), Piku (2015), Yoga Hosers (2016), Twister (1996), Lake Placid (1999), Dinner for Schmucks (2010), The Dead Don't Die (2019).

List of eccentric man movies

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chocolate, children, teacher, overweight child, mischievous children, tour guide, surrealism, factory, grandfather grandson relationship, poverty, adventure, childhood ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, germany, west germany, europe, paraguay ...
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Eyewitness (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daryll Deever is a janitor in an office building in New York, and a big fan of TV news reporter, Tony Sokolow. When a rich man is murdered in Daryll's building, Tony comes to cover the story and Daryll introduces himself to her. Thinking he may ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, clever ...
Plot: murder, janitor, female reporter, love story, investigation, mystery, crimes, jewish, reporter, conspiracy, courtroom, life & death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: ambition, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, drug abuse, friends, addiction, buddies, dark humor, couples, siblings relations, garden, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: philosophical, inspirational, cerebral, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: science, nasa, alien encounter, space travel, scientist, space and aliens, alien contact, first contact, benign alien, religion, intelligence, alien ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, new mexico, washington d.c., usa, florida ...
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Tusk (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: surreal, harsh, scary, macabre, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: disfigurement, abduction, human becoming an animal, transformation, death, monster, psychopath, dark humor, obsession, kidnapping, walrus, body horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: canada, new jersey, usa
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Piku (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A cab driver is caught between a dysfunctional realtionship between a father and his daughter as he drives them to Calcutta.
Style: melancholic, road movie, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, road trip, parenthood, aging, family bonds, family, romance, kids and family, relationships, happy ending, female protagonist, love ...
Place: tokyo, delhi
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Yoga Hosers (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up with a legendary man-hunter to battle with an ancient evil presence that is threatening their major party plans.
Style: psychedelic, parody, absurd, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, yoga, female friendship, death, friendship, prejudice, adventure, sacrifice, teenager, yoga instructor, sister sister relationship, lesbian ...
Time: year 1945, 1930s
Place: canada, new jersey
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Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, tornado, hurricane, weatherman, twister, divorce, apocalypse, peril, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
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Lake Placid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, eaten alive, sea monster, monster, investigation, creature, escapades, rescue, animal attack, disaster, creature feature ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england
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Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rising executive Tim Wagner works for a boss who hosts a monthly dinner in which the guest who brings the biggest buffoon gets a career-boost. Tim plans on not attending until he meets Barry, a man who builds dioramas using stuffed mice. ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, misfit, stupidity, friendship, dumb, happy ending, corporate world, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, loser, goofy hero, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Dead Don't Die (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a small peaceful town, zombies suddenly rise to terrorize the town. Now three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together to defeat the undead.
Style: scary, intense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: zombie, flying saucer, police officer, female humanoid alien, epidemic, back from the dead, police station, zombie attack, decapitation, diner, recluse, dark humor ...
Place: pennsylvania
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Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: scary, bloody, ridiculous, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: zombie, dark humor, virus, zombie apocalypse, teacher, murder, survival, school, supernatural, youth, violent, radio ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: light, absurd, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, dog, kidnapping, animals, farce, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective, owner dog relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, not serious, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, stupidity, jungle, animals, farce, dumb, gross out humor, human animal relationship, save the day, disorder, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, nigeria, asia, china, himalaya ...
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, stylized, colourful, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: childhood, magic, children, chocolate, contests and competitions, adventure, social differences, fantasy world, family, candy, factory, imagination ...
Time: 2000s
Place: bavaria, england, germany, switzerland, india ...
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Countdown (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Style: suspense, disturbing, mysterious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fear, countdown, phone terror, youth, demon, supernatural, survival, race against time, death, teenager, supernatural power, technology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Advantages of Travelling by Train (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A casual encounter in a train will lead Helga Pato to a circle of insanity, perversion and trash, a lot of trash.
Style: non-linear, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, weird ...
Plot: mental illness, first sexual experience, female rapist, zoophilia, family relations, dark humor, split personality, train travel, psychiatry, soldier, child abuse, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: kosovo, madrid, paris france
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Blue Exorcist (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Humans live in the world of Assiah, demons in Gehenna. The two dimensions are not meant to interfere with each other, but demons still possess creatures in Assiah in spite of this. The humans who can fight these demons are known as exorcists. Rin ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, friendship, exorcist, demon, anger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, heroes, exorcism, teamwork, school, magic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, vatican
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Cheap Thrills (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.
Style: disturbing, tense, cynical, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: manipulation, dark humor, extramarital affair, friendship, greed, bet, life turned upside down, twists and turns, cocaine, human nature, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Dinner for Adele (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy - the Gardener, who supposedly died ...
Style: parody, ambiguous ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: private investigator, swamp, irony of fate, fan, servant, police investigator, investigator, drunkenness, nemesis, narcissist, narcissism, bomb ...
Time: 20th century
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, central europe
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The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 1897, in a castle near the town of Werewolfville in the Carpithians, a slightly deranged Professor Orfanik experiments with his new inventions which include, even at this early date, television and a film camera. He is also an obsessed opera fan, ...
Style: surreal, fairy tale, parody, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: surrealism, television, absurd humor, bomb, mountain, castle, mad scientist, skeleton, opera, opera singer, eavesdropping, inventor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: central europe
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The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, serial killer, dark humor, small town, funeral, supernatural ability, fbi, life & death, poltergeist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Rovers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Established in 1884, Redbridge Rovers F.C. are one of the oldest club's in England - and one of the worst. A sitcom that introduces us to the characters who gather within the social club of a non-league football club.
Plot: barmaid, matriarch, eccentric man, soccer, obsessed fan, lottery, sport, british humour
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Official Competition (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a billionaire entrepreneur impulsively decides to create an iconic movie, he demands the best. Renowned filmmaker Lola Cuevas is recruited to mastermind this ambitious endeavour. Completing the all-star team are two actors with massive talent ...
Style: captivating, satirical, entertaining, semi serious
Plot: businessman, professional rivalry, co worker co worker relationship, eccentric man, teamwork, eccentricity, coworker relationship, workplace situations, ambition, understanding, escapades, filmmaking ...
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Brice 3 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Brice is back. The world has changed, but not him. When his best friend, Marius, calls for help, he goes on a wild adventure that will lead him to the other side of the world... Travel shapes youth but will he remain the king of the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, disturbing, satirical, humorous
Plot: surfing, friend, surfer, competitor, eccentricity, satire, friends, travel, eccentric man, escapades
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Mainstream (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman thinks she’s found a path to internet stardom when she starts making YouTube videos with a charismatic stranger – until the dark side of viral celebrity threatens to ruin them both.
Style: semi serious, disturbing, satirical, captivating
Plot: satire, love triangle, tv show, love interest, social satire, internet, romantic friendship, romantic triangle, eccentric man, romantic relationship, love affair, suicide ...
Place: los angeles
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Dark Angel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Caine is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner ...
Style: suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, heroin, police investigation, drug lord, buddy cop, evil alien, investigation, good versus evil, tough cop, reluctant partners, space and aliens, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: houston texas, austin texas, texas
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The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: scary, stylized, surprise ending, entertaining, gothic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, brother brother relationship, motorcycle, transformation, teenage boy, supernatural power, amusement park, single mother, coming of age, home invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, funny, humorous, witty, light ...
Plot: mishap, antisocial behavior, lifestyle, misunderstanding, comedian, social awkwardness, success, everyday life, career, actor, showbiz, actress ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2020s ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: funny, buddy movie, atmospheric, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: friendship between men, friendship, suicide attempt, poker, divorce, poker game, roommate, farce, fighting the system, hotel, chase, catastrophe ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, new york, usa
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