Minimal dialogue movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant minimal dialogue movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, stylized, bleak, atmospheric and cerebral films and TV shows about / with minimal dialogue, death, brutality, rain, blood, female nudity, loneliness, male nudity, redemption and snow plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, Japan, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as minimal dialogue: Lustful Illusions (2011), The Mirror (1975), Le Mans (1971), Gerry (2002), All Is Lost (2013), Fate (1994), The Visitor (2008), Outside Satan (2011), Angel's Egg (1985), Texhnolyze (2003).

List of minimal dialogue movies

Lustful Illusions (2011)
Genre: Drama
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Unfulfilled housewife Allison (Darian Caine) secretly yearns for adventure. When a mysterious antique movie camera appears in her living room, it heralds the beginning of a sexual odyssey beyond her wildest dreams - a series of passionate and ...
Plot: found footage, stripper, lesbian sex, voyeurism, female nudity, erotica, sex scene, burlesque, minimal dialogue, bored housewife, film within a film, exhibitionism ...
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The Mirror (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: hypnosis, human nature, countryside, wartime life, family life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, childhood, surrealism ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: russia, europe, moscow russia, ussr, soviet union ...
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Le Mans (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve McQueen is ideally cast as a champion race car driver, participating in the famed 24-hour race headquartered in Le Mans, France. Though dedicated to Going for the Gold, McQueen finds time to romance widowed Elga Andersen. The dramatic angle to ...
Style: exciting, road movie, realistic, serious, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, race against time, racing, chases and races, race, car race, lifestyle, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: europe, france, maine
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Gerry (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Argentina, Jordan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, survival, friend, friendship, best friend, isolation, desperation, highway, escapades, buddies, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo, argentina
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All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, captivating, rough, harsh ...
Plot: survival, sea disaster, isolation, boat, adventure, ocean or sea, storm, desperation, forces of nature, human spirit, human nature, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Fate (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The paths of people from various countries cross during the course of one night. They speak different languages, but they are fatefully bound together by the solitary quest for happiness and deliverance. Sloping paths are all that's left for ...
Style: apocalyptic, sad
Plot: sadism, female female kiss, sex, female full frontal nudity, brutality, violence, love, female nudity, rape, shooting, pain, accordion ...
Place: germany
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The Visitor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy lives with his mother on a farm surrounded by deep forest in the remote wilds of the Finnish countryside. From time to time, the boy visits his father - a man of great violence - in prison. Locked in the stable is an unruly horse, the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: countryside, farm, childhood, forest, child, symbolism, boy, horse, stranger, mute, crow, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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Outside Satan (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Along the Côte d'Opale, near a hamlet, with its dunes and marshes, lives a mysterious wanderer from nowhere who struggles along, poaches, prays and builds fires...
Style: no music
Plot: female full frontal nudity, minimal dialogue, kneeling, homelessness, exorcist, farmer, foaming at the mouth, eating, cigarette smoking, blood, gunshot, homeless ...
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Angel's Egg (1985)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg.
Style: gothic, avant garde, ambiguous ending
Plot: girl, egg, city, fossil, dark fantasy, angel, warrior, religion, fish, water, surrealism, little girl ...
Place: europe, japan
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Texhnolyze (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a screenplay by Chiaki Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda, with original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe. The events take place in the vibrant yet dilapidated ...
Style: tech noir, twists and turns, bleak, serious, stylized ...
Plot: psychic, robot, desperation, existentialism, danger, loner, gang, cyberpunk, gory, urban, neo-noir, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Dead Dreams of Monochrome Men (1989)
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Loosely based on the story of serial killer Dennis Nilsen, it explores the interwoven notions of loneliness, desire and trust. Founded upon the conviction that societal homophobia often results in tragic consequences, the work grapples with the ...
Plot: dance, serial killer, undressing someone, s&m, bathtub, homoeroticism, male male kiss, cruising, man in underwear, climbing, gay club, shaved head ...
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It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nameless young character travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to daily mundane activities.
Plot: pay phone, rifle, camping, letter, hitchhiking, gas station, on the road, travel, minimal dialogue, male female relationship, tent, mother's boyfriend ...
Place: austin texas, houston texas
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Yanco (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The engaging and sentimental tale begins when the little boy (Ricardo Ancona) starts manifesting a greater and greater talent at music and at the same time, a supersensitivity to sounds. His overly astute hearing drives him into the woods and away ...
Plot: musical instrument, recluse, violinist, mexican, playing violin, child protagonist, minimal dialogue, violin, boy, little boy, village, noise ...
Place: mexico
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Bible! (1974)
Genre: Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A softcore, adult-oriented version of the tales from the Bible.
Style: biblical
Plot: exhibitionism, adultery, jealousy, male nudity, bully, trip, minimal dialogue, midget, murder, seduction, coitus, female full frontal nudity ...
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Starting Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nana is 19 and lives in a corner of Tokyo. Her birth mother and Marin, a girl the same age who she loves, were the only people she could trust. Nana confronts them in her yearning for love, but the world does not give it to her. With her whole life ...
Plot: late night, internet, sex scene, lesbian kiss, grocery store, prostitute, cooking, drunkenness, umbrella, snow, taking a photograph, nurse ...
Place: asia, japan
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19 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A university student is kidnapped by young men in a car. No ransom is asked as the men are just bored roving thugs who have nothing better to do nor do they have any specific mission or purpose. Fascinated by the men's close bonds, the abused ...
Style: road movie
Plot: kidnapping, road trip, public bath, handcuffs, beach, minimal dialogue, bicycle, student, attempted strangulation, misfit, college student, homoeroticism ...
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Darling (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young woman slowly goes crazy after taking a job as the caretaker for an ancient New York home.
Style: suspense, macabre
Plot: murder, demon, possession, ghost, black dress, surrealism, gore, corpse, knife, stabbed in the stomach, falling to death, female killer ...
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, bear attack, trapper, native american, revenge, expedition, bear, rabbit, boat, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 191 min.
Story: A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo is kidnapped. A female spirit is with Kieri as he searches ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, epic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, redemption, sexual fantasy, true love, gender, hopes, imaginary, love and romance, obsessive quest, afterlife, legends and myths, escapades ...
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Drifters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The young adult life of Hong Yunsheng, nicknamed Little Brother, is seen as somewhat of a failure by those that know him. A Chinese national, he stowed away on a boat to the United States, where he worked as a dishwasher in the restaurant of a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: ship, village, restaurant, deportation, immigrants, hospital, single parent, love affair, romance, siblings relations, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, shanghai china
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The Dead Man and Being Happy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, France, Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buenos Aires. On the top floor of a hospital, a Spaniard that has lived half his life in Argentina realizes that he is dying. This old hired killer -tough, funny and tender- runs away with a happy load of morphine, and starts a trip up North, ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, on the road, criminal heroes, dog, hospital, road trip, crimes, crime, golden years, unlikely partners, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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The End of Silence (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, dancer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, society, couples, sex, bare breasts, airport, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Gold Diggers (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An avant-garde examination of the relationship between women and money in society. Mixing musical, silent melodrama, and philosophical treatise into a post-punk, heady brew.
Style: avant garde
Plot: bank, money, dancing, chase, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, gold, memory, childhood, singing, employer employee relationship, male female relationship ...
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, native americans, lone hero, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Autumn Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother - who ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: orphan, rape, mountain, rifle, vengeance, social worker, siblings relations, small town, danger, rivalry, youth, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Silent Movie (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, mime, chase, filmmaking, parody, nothing goes right, actor's life, silent film, stuntman, buddies, goofy hero, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Fox & the Child (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fox, little girl, forest, animal life, family, friendship, human animal relationship, fish out of water, youth, friends, dangerous animal, environmentalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The River (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In Taiwan a young man with a mysterious paralysis massages his neck with his mother's dildo, meanwhile the rain is flooding the island.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, friends, lake or river, family problems, family relations, coming of age, actor's life, gays and lesbians, friendship, love affair, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, china, taipei, mcdonald's restaurant
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Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: yakuza, beach, loss, painting, debt, dying, suicide, gangsters, couple relations, crime, crimes, sea ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Blood of Heroes (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, desert, blood, martial arts, revenge, contests and competitions, survival, chaos and mayhem, sport, future dystopia, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: australia, new jersey
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