Best Loners Movies

The Whale The Whale 7.7 1h 57min
The Whale
IMDb: 7.7
1h 57min

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

Nightcrawler Nightcrawler 7.8 1h 57min
Nightcrawler
IMDb: 7.8
1h 57min

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Her Her 8.0 2h 6min
Her
IMDb: 8
2h 6min

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops…

Flight Flight 7.3 2h 18min
Flight
IMDb: 7.3
2h 18min

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he’s managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical…

Warrior Warrior 8.1 2h 20min
Warrior
IMDb: 8.1
2h 20min

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he’s trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament – a path that puts the…

Drive Drive 7.8 1h 40min
Drive
IMDb: 7.8
1h 40min

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.

The Wrestler The Wrestler 7.9 1h 49min
The Wrestler
IMDb: 7.9
1h 49min

Aging wrestler Randy ”The Ram” Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin’ to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with a long-in-the-tooth stripper, and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. But he can’t resist the lure of the ring and readies himself for a comeback.

There Will Be Blood There Will Be Blood 8.2 2h 38min
There Will Be Blood
IMDb: 8.2
2h 38min

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their…

Into The Wild Into The Wild 8.1 2h 28min
Into The Wild
IMDb: 8.1
2h 28min

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and…

Sin City Sin City 8.0 2h 4min
Sin City
IMDb: 8
2h 4min

Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops,…

A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind 8.2 2h 15min
A Beautiful Mind
IMDb: 8.2
2h 15min

At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually…

Fight Club Fight Club 8.8 2h 19min
Fight Club
IMDb: 8.8
2h 19min

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground ”fight clubs” forming in every…

The Game The Game 7.7 2h 9min
The Game
IMDb: 7.7
2h 9min

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad — a gift…

Falling Down Falling Down 7.6 1h 53min
Falling Down
IMDb: 7.6
1h 53min

On the day of his daughter’s birthday, William ”D-Fens” Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so…

Groundhog Day Groundhog Day 8.0 1h 41min
Groundhog Day
IMDb: 8
1h 41min

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating…

Paris, Texas Paris, Texas 8.1 2h 25min
Paris, Texas
IMDb: 8.1
2h 25min

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.

Escape from New York Escape from New York 7.1 1h 39min
Escape from New York
IMDb: 7.1
1h 39min

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country’s worst criminals are left to form their own…

Eraserhead Eraserhead 7.3 1h 29min
Eraserhead
IMDb: 7.3
1h 29min

First time father Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. David Lynch arrived on the scene…

Taxi Driver Taxi Driver 8.2 1h 54min
Taxi Driver
IMDb: 8.2
1h 54min

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 7.8 1h 40min
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
IMDb: 7.8
1h 40min

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…

The African Queen The African Queen 7.7 1h 45min
The African Queen
IMDb: 7.7
1h 45min

At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and…

Casablanca Casablanca 8.5 1h 42min
Casablanca
IMDb: 8.5
1h 42min

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Citizen Kane Citizen Kane 8.3 1h 59min
Citizen Kane
IMDb: 8.3
1h 59min

Newspaper magnate, Charles Foster Kane is taken from his mother as a boy and made the ward of a rich industrialist. As a result, every well-meaning, tyrannical or self-destructive move…