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20 Great Movies That Introverts Will Absolutely Love – Taste of Cinema – Movie Reviews and Classic Movie Lists

Being an introvert is often misunderstood as being boring, uninteresting, and plain. People have a tendency to care less and aggrieve towards those who are reticent, quiet, and what we often call “loner”, “weirdo”, or “creep”. Introverts are some of the most underrated and misjudged people today, and how most people perceive them is far from who they really are and what they really do.

Introverts are withdrawn and separated from society, not simply because they want to, but because they are always on a different page; they think and act differently and no one will get them other than themselves.

On the other hand, extroverts tend to be better at communicating and expressing their thoughts and feelings, while introverts are known to be reserved and hesitant when it comes to disclosing, and the movies listed can be a basic and useful guide for extroverts to understand and see the world in an introvert’s eyes.

Their most quiet moments can be the moments where they are the most thoughtful and/or imaginative, and in these films, we see this side of them.

These movies show introversion as a compelling way of life and not just a state of mind of being alone; they show the reasons behind it, its effects towards other people, and how they deal with it.

The following films convey what introverts feel and see that extroverts don’t. The films listed introduce us to a different yet interesting world of introverts who may not be socially active but have an active inner life.


1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

The 2012 coming-of-age film portrays the life of a socially awkward teen named Charlie, played by Logan Lerman, as he start to discover life in the outside world, having been recently discharged from a mental health institution.

He is shy and confused in starting a normal life as a high school freshman, until he meets two seniors who became his guide toward discovering life as a teenager; through them, he was exposed to parties, more new people, and even drugs. Amidst Charlie’s enjoyment and happiness, he continuously gets dragged down by his fears and bitter memories.

Stephen Chbosky, the director, writer, and author of the novel from which the film originated, took a poetic and emotional approach to the movie. It shows the cause and effect of Charlie’s shy and reserved characteristics. The funny, romantic, and sad moods are used to portray dark topics such as gender issues, drugs, and sexual abuse.

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” shows us that introverts always have something they endure and cannot find a way to express and share with others. It is so moving and will bring back good and bad memories from high school that would make not just introverts, but everyone, feel nostalgic and emotional.


2. Amélie (2001)

This surrealist film is about a naive French girl named Amélie (Audrey Tautou), who was diagnosed with a heart problem by her parents and kept her isolated from other people as she grew older. Amélie’s loneliness and curiosity triggered her to create her own world of imagination and surrealism.

Amélie spends most of her time being alone, observing other people’s actions, and she enjoys watching them. She is curious and excited, yet scared and awkward in social interactions, until a discovery triggered her to step up and communicate with someone to indulge her greatest curiosity.

Acclaimed French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet directed the 2001 comedy-drama, which received recognition both critically and commercially. “Amélie” is not an easy story to relate with, for it shows introversion and loneliness in a very different and creative way. Nonetheless, the film showed a great mixture of heart and entertainment.

Amélie’s character was shown in a sensual and charming way that is easy to fall in love with. The film realistically depicts an introvert’s life with its surface details that mirror the life of those who feel alone and curious about the world, who want to conquer and face their fears as they deal with people.


3. The Station Agent (2003)

“The Station Agent” is a 2003 comedy-drama film directed by Tom McCarthy, which revolves around the life of Fin, a man with dwarfism, who lives in solitude in an abandoned train depot.

Following the death of his only friend, Fin retired from his job and chose to live alone, but he finds himself growing closer to his neighbors each day; Joe, a hot dog vendor, and Olivia, an artist. The three become friends as they learn more about each other and do their daily walks along the railway tracks.

The portrayal of the three characters shows a great contrast towards each other, and creates an unusual chemistry among them. From the antisocial character of Fin, the over-friendly and outgoing Joe, and the emotionally damaged Olivia, the film shows how socially awkward the characters are in different ways. Their quirky and effortlessly funny way of acting during both light and heavy scenes translates to the movie and would capture the empathy of the viewers, in spite of its uniqueness.

The characters differ in their personalities, but they all share the lifestyle of living in solidarity and isolation from society, and formed a strong bond because of it.


4. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

This Oscar-nominated comedy-drama was directed by Wes Anderson, a director who creates characters that are eccentric and often times awkward, and the characters from “The Royal Tenenbaums” are no different.

The film is about the lives of three bright and gifted Tenenbaum siblings who were overachievers, who experienced success during their childhoods, and ended up with failures and misfortunes after their arrogant and selfish father, Royal, left the family.

Following the plot, the Tenenbaum siblings were distant from society. They were busy and would isolate themselves in their home, practicing and working in the fields of their individual expertises. They never experienced the childhood that normal people would experience, because of the fame and success they had. They never had decent social interactions and had their own personal places for work.

The film then shows the effects of this childhood lifestyle as they grow up, when they need to live independently. “The Royal Tenenbaums” is a dark comedy that is brutally honest when it comes to tackling the characters’ personal conflicts, but also values the importance of family and friends.


5. Pi (1998)

“Pi”, directed by Darren Aronofsky, is about Max, a paranoid and antisocial mathematician who dedicates himself to solving a piece of an equation that he believes will unlock the universal patterns found in nature, as he thinks that everything can be understood and analyzed through numbers. Max suffers from cluster headaches, social anxiety disorder, and paranoia that distances him from everyone living in his neighborhood.

“Pi” maximized its capacity to produce a quality, intelligent, and emotional film despite its tight budget. Without the use of special effects, extravagant sets, big name studios, or A-list actors, it was simply driven and completed with its powerful and thrilling plot, with a screenplay and elements that made it special.

The way the film was written, edited, and shot gives it a claustrophobic and anxious feeling. The black-and-white cinematography, jargon, lighting, and music, as the film goes on, feels foreign and makes whatever the character feels translate and even affect the viewers as well.


6. The Quiet (2005)

“The Quiet” is an independent thriller-drama directed by Jamie Babbit. It is about a deaf-mute teenager, Dot, who was adopted by a strange family following the death of her father. The family seemed normal at first, until she discovered disturbing dark secrets and issues kept within the family, as well as the family discovering her own secrets.

Now an orphan, Dot does not feel like she belongs to the family because of the hindrance of her disability. The communication has barriers; not just because of her deaf-mute situation, but by the family’s situation, especially their daughter Nina’s feelings and attitude towards her.

The distressing subjects of the film are difficult to watch. As the main character tries to adjust and adapt to her newfound family, the viewers also have that alienated feeling, wanting to know more and somehow blend in with the family, but also realizing that trying to adapt and grow used to living with people you are not familiar with are not easy processes.

As a mute, Dot can be seen as uncomfortable, troubled and out of place with the people she now interacts with without having to express them with words. Despite of the sensitive issues being shown, The Quiet also shows that silence, at times, could be a powerful way of communication.



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'Perks of Being a Wallflower' makes the list. Summit Entertainment

Introverts aren’t typically the focus of action blockbusters and raunchy comedies, but there are several films that highlight the reserved and withdrawn.

Here is a list of 10 films that center on introverted characters that come of age, look inward, and learn to value themselves for who they are.

"Perks of Being a Wallflower" is a staple for the quiet kids.

This movie is filled with emotional performances. Summit Entertainment

Based on the stirring novel by Stephen Chbosky, the 2012 film centers on Charlie (Logan Lerman) as he navigates his way through early high school. T

he film begins with him friendless and sets him on a journey of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" shadow casts, mixtapes, and late night drives. Though Charlie becomes more confident as he gains new friends (Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Mae Whitman) he always retains an eye for observing others and quietly understanding what most people overlook.

Beautifully filmed with winning performances, Charlie’s story is as relatable as it is moving.

"Princess Cyd" shows the differences between introverts and extroverts.

The protagonist explores her past. Wolfe Video

Sent to her aunt’s house in the middle of summer, 16-year-old Cyd (Jessie Pinnick) comes of age in suburban Chicago. Though Cyd herself is extroverted, often to the point of speaking out of turn, her aunt Miranda (Rebecca Spence) is a reserved novelist who enjoys a quiet, simple life.

As the weeks extend before them, Cyd and Miranda explore the natural tensions and rewarding moments that build up when opposite personalities live under the same roof. Cyd also falls for Katie (Malic White) and opens up about past trauma, showing hidden layers of pain and introspection. "Princess Cyd" is a slow-moving, gentle film about family, young love, and inner change.

"Short Term 12" proves that introverts aren't weak.

A woman works with at-risk children and teens. Cinedigm

Before Brie Larson won an Oscar for her star-making turn in "Room," she was in the independent drama "Short Term 12. "

Working with at-risk children and teenagers, Grace (Larson) helps various kids as they struggle with abandonment, self-harm, and familial abuse. Lakeith Stanfield stars alongside Larson as Marcus, a teen with quiet intensity. Through helping Marcus and the others around her, Grace begins to realize how much she needs help herself.

"The Way Way Back" is a story about being yourself.

He doesn't change himself to please others. Facebook/"The Way, Way Back"

Awkward teen Duncan joins his mother (Toni Collette) and her new boyfriend (Steve Carell) at a beach house for the summer. Duncan often finds himself alone, still unsure of what people want from him and what he can offer.

After getting a job at a local water park, Duncan creates his own family with coworkers who accept him for who he is. "The Way Way Back" is a small indie that celebrates an awkward and reserved protagonist as he reshapes his world without changing himself to please others.

"Once" is a quiet film.

It's filmed documentary-style. Bórd Scannán na hÉireann

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová star in "Once" as musicians brought together by mutual affection. As they spend the week together in Dublin, both of them mend broken hearts and turn their pain into original songs they perform for each other and the audience.

Naturalistic acting performances and documentary style filmmaking lend to the idea that their story is their own and we are simple observers. Even their names, "Guy" and "Girl," prevent viewers from getting to know them completely as people, but their lyrics communicate a depth of emotion and longing that reverberate through the entirety of the film.

"Brick" shows the intensity of inner thought.

It gives the viewer access to the main character's inner thoughts. Fred Prouser/Reuters

When his ex-girlfriend disappears without a trace, Brendan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) cracks open his own investigation to find her by interrogating classmates and people around the neighborhood.

This gloomy indie is bursting with film noir references, from its gritty cinematography to voice-over narration. Besides being a major platform for Gordon-Levitt’s film career, it also set director Rian Johnson on a path toward fame that led to his latest project "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

The combination of steady, rhythmic pacing matched with a dark plot is intensified by Levitt’s constant monologuing. This access to Brendan’s inner thoughts allows viewer insight as a reserved character is propelled into a violent world.

"The To Do List" is relatable, but funny, for many introverts.

The film has quite a few famous comedic actors. CBS Films

Known best for her role as April in "Parks and Recreation," Aubrey Plaza has also done a run of movies on the independent film circuit including "The To Do List. " Highly intelligent but withdrawn, Brandy (Plaza) attempts to broaden her horizons before college by completing a list of sexual behaviors before summer ends.

Brandy makes her way through the list in a perfunctory way, trying not to let emotions get the best of her. But as she explores sexually, she also starts to explore her own wants and needs in a way she once ignored. Flanked by a cast of stellar comedic actors (Bill Hader, Andy Samberg, Alia Shawkat, and Donald Glover) Plaza shines in this unique, underrated coming of age film.

"The Edge of Seventeen" shows how you can find confidence, even as a loner.

It's a relatable coming of age story. STX Entertainment

Enthusiastic and offbeat, teenager Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) finds herself constantly overshadowed by her older brother Darian, the most popular kid in school. When her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson) begins dating Darian, Nadine feels betrayed and alone all at once.

Left to navigate high school on her own, Nadine begins to gain a new appreciation for herself and a confidence that seemed impossible at the start of the school year. "The Edge of Seventeen" is a charming take on female friendship and the pitfalls of puberty alike.

"Amelie" shows how quiet people can change the world.

It's a great portrayal of introverts making a big impact. UGC-Fox Distribution via Amazon Prime

In this iconic French film, Audrey Tautou stars as the titular character Amelie. A shy but imaginative Parisian, Amelie helps the people around her and finds love along the way. Colorful and whimsical, the score and production design help project Amelie’s creative mind onto the world around her.

It is absurd and elegant in equal measure and a brilliant portrayal of how quiet people can make massive impacts.

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20 great films that introverts will be delighted with

Introverts are often misunderstood, mistakenly considered boring and uninteresting loners. But in most cases they are simply underestimated.

Extroverts are more successful in communicating with other people and in expressing their thoughts and feelings. Introverts are known to be reserved and indecisive.

These films can be useful for extroverts who want to understand people of the opposite type and see the world through their eyes. Find out what causes sometimes behind introversion, and how people deal with them.

See also : How introverts react to the world around them - 10 differences from extroverts

The films listed in this list reveal the interesting world of introverts, whose energy is not directed to external objects, but is focused on internal mental activity. The main characters are more immersed in the world of imagination and reflection.

1. It's good to be quiet / The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)

Written and directed by Stephen Chbosky, author of the novel of the same name, based on which the film was made. It tells about an introverted teenager Charlie, who writes letters to an unknown recipient about all his experiences. He is unable to recover from the death of his aunt and the strange suicide of his best friend. The hero learns to build relationships, finds friends among peers and changes his views on the world.

2. Amélie (2001)

A film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet about an eccentric French girl named Amélie (Audrey Tautou). As a child, she was mistakenly diagnosed with heart problems, so her parents raised Amelie in isolation from other children. Loneliness and curiosity led the heroine to fantasize her own world. At the same time, she manages to change the lives of different people, gives them happiness and paints the world around her with bright colors.

3. Station Agent / The Station Agent (2003)

Tom McCarthy's comedy-drama about the life of Finbar McBride, a dwarf who lives alone in an abandoned railroad depot. After the death of his only friend, he quits his job and decides to retire. But gradually, Fin becomes closer to his neighbors: Joe the hot dog vendor and Olivia, an artist. Three completely different and lonely people become friends when they learn more about each other.

4. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Oscar-nominated Wes Anderson comedy-drama with legendary cast about the Tenenbaum family. Three adult children come to their parents' nest to spend some time with their father who is supposedly dying of an incurable disease. In childhood, they were known as child prodigies and achieved success, and now everyone in their own way suffers from an uncomplicated life.

5. Pi / Pi (1998)

Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller about the gifted mathematician Max Cohen, who leads a secluded life and suffers from paranoia. He devotes himself entirely to finding a digital code that predicts changes in stock prices. At the next calculation, the computer he designed produces a set of numbers that can not only predict the behavior of the stock exchange, but also find out the real name of God. Now Max is being pursued by both Wall Street analysts and fanatics from a secret religious sect.

This black and white film is Aronofsky's first feature film. Despite the budget of only 60 thousand dollars, the film captures the storyline, perfectly conveys emotions with the help of lighting and music.

6. The Quiet (2005)

Directed by Jamie Babbitt, an independent drama thriller about a deaf-mute teenage girl Dot. After the death of her father, she moves into the family of her godparents, who have their own high school daughter. This family seems ordinary at first, but troubling problems are soon discovered as the characters reveal their secrets to the deaf-mute Dot one by one. An orphaned girl tries to adjust to life in a new family and it turns out that silence can be a powerful means of communication.

The Way Way Back (2013)

This tragicomedy was the directorial debut of Nat Faxon and Jim Rush. The main character, 14-year-old Duncan, spends his summer holidays on the beach with his mother and her oppressive boyfriend. The film shows the stages and events through which a teenager goes through as he grows up: he meets new people and makes friends, experiences personal and family problems, and finally falls in love for the first time.

8. Donnie Darko / Donnie Darko (2001)

Mystical thriller with the idea of ​​a parallel reality, built on the principles of magical realism. High school student Donnie is only kept alive thanks to the prophecies of the giant rabbit Frank, which affects the fate of several characters in the film. The plot allows you to look at the version of what is happening from the position of "what if".

9. Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese's film about a mentally unstable taxi driver named Travis. The protagonist, superbly played by Robert de Niro, lives on his own, suffers from insomnia, and works at night. He's a sociopathic Vietnam War veteran thrown to the sidelines of life. Every night, Travis wanders alone, sees thieves, prostitutes, pimps... and at some point decides to "clean up" the city.

The film shows the true human drama of the hero, who, out of desperation, throws down a merciless challenge to society and the system.

10. Lars and the Real Girl / Lars and the Real Girl (2004)

Comedy-drama directed by Craig Gillespie about a guy named Lars, played by Ryan Gosling. The painfully shy protagonist orders a sex doll over the Internet, with whom he becomes romantically involved. He names her Bianca and introduces her to her anxious family. The doctor advises them to support Lars in his delusional disorder and gradually the whole town is involved in the game.

Despite the eccentricity, this is a story about love, kindness and understanding, giving hope for humanity.

11. American Beauty / American Beauty (1999)

Directed by Sam Mendes, this 5-Oscar-winning psychological drama tells the story of 42-year-old Lester Burnham, who is going through a midlife crisis. His wife annoys him, he hates work, his daughter moves away from him. Out of the blue, Lester falls in love with his daughter's best friend.

12. Adam / Adam (2009)

Romantic drama written and directed by Max Mayer, which unfolds the fascinating love story of Adam and Beth. He is an electronics engineer who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, which makes it difficult for him to communicate with other people. She works in a kindergarten, writes books for children and lives next door.

A touching and instructive story about unconditional love, despite barriers in communication, about overcoming fears and problems for the sake of happiness and love.

13. Stoker (2013)

This psychological thriller is directed by Park Chan Wook. It tells about a lonely and inquisitive girl India Stoker. In a mysterious car accident, her father, whom she considered her only friend, dies. Now India is alone in the house with her emotionally unstable mother and an unexpectedly visiting uncle whom she had never heard of before. The story with each scene becomes more complicated, intriguing and draws us deeper into the world of India.

14. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

A strange young man Edward (Johnny Depp) lives alone in a castle. Here it was created by an elderly scientist who, before his death, did not have time to finish the hero's hands. A caring woman who met him invites Edward to her home. In the new environment, he is timid and cautious. The protagonist wants to join the team, become part of society, feel like belonging to the family and make friends. He is ready to do anything to please them.

This fantasy film by Tim Burton has become a cult classic. A charming and sad story that one should not judge inner beauty by physical appearance.

15. Napoleon Dynamite / Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Comedy film by Jared Hess causes the most unpredictable reaction from the audience: from complete delight to absolute rejection. It tells about a high school student named Napoleon, a school outcast who lives with his older brother and uncle. Napoleon doesn't care what people think of him. This makes him free to express himself. Napoleon decides at all costs to help his only friend win the school presidential election, where the most popular school girl, Summer, is running.

16. Garden State (2004)

The story centers on Andrew Largeman, a quiet young man who, after a ten-year absence, returns home to attend his mother's funeral. He has a strained relationship with his psychiatrist father, who makes his son feel guilty about his mother's accident.

Depressed by bitter memories, Andrew meets a girl who turns his life upside down. He begins to look at everything from a new perspective, to find and appreciate real happiness and freedom. The movie turns not just into a romantic comedy, but into the story of two broken people helping each other to recover and begin to appreciate themselves.

17. Cashback (2006)

Aspiring artist Ben experiences a bitter breakup with his girlfriend Susie, which causes insomnia and gets a job at night at a local supermarket. There are few clients on Ben's shift, so he can be creative at work as well. In the unbridled imagination of the artist, time stops, people in the supermarket stand motionless, and he can walk among them, look at them, enjoy the beauty of women and use them as models. Screenwriter and director Sean Ellis reveals to the viewer the hidden thoughts, desires and emotions of a hero who meets a new love.

18. Speak (2004)

Directed by Jessica Scharzer, an independent drama about a 15-year-old girl named Melinda (Kristen Stewart). For some reason, all her classmates hate her. Melinda hides a truth that could justify her to her former friends, but she doesn't even try to defend herself.

The lesson that can be learned from the film is indicated in the title itself - to speak. It is worth showing courage, facing your fears, overcoming them, despite pressure and doubts.

19. Harold and Maude (1971)

Black comedy film by American director Hal Ashby about the young and rich Harold Chazen (Bad Cort), who is obsessed with death. He attends other people's funerals and puts on elaborate dramatizations of fake suicides to get the attention of his mother (Vivian Pickles).

One day he meets 79-year-old Maud (Ruth Gordon, winner of an Oscar, an Emmy and two Golden Globes), who also goes to someone else's funeral, but for a different reason. She is not afraid of death. Her love of life contrasts with his morbid outlook. Their relationship is developing rapidly, Maud becomes the closest person to Harold, and he falls in love with her.

Harold & Maude was ranked #9 on AFI's Top 10 Romantic Comedies list.

20. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Swedish director Lasse Hallström's poignant film about life in a provincial town. Gilbert Grape is the eldest son in the family, played by Johnny Depp. He has to take care of a mentally ill younger brother (Leonardo DiCaprio), their obese mother and two young sisters.

Gilbert, who works in a grocery store to feed his loved ones, is consumed by a sense of the meaninglessness of life. After meeting with the girl Becky stuck in the town, he feels an overwhelming desire to escape away from the hopeless and dull life. But can he leave his relatives?

DiCaprio was so convincing as a mentally retarded teenager that he was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe.

Based on TasteOfCinema.

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20 films for introverts and those who want to understand them / AdMe

These films fascinate and immerse you in their atmosphere to the very end, because the focus is not on the inside, but on world. If you are an introvert, they will not leave you indifferent. Films will also be useful for extroverts: they will help to understand what is going on in the head of a friend hovering in the clouds.

Bright Side has collected the most memorable films, after which reality is seen from a different angle.

1. It's good to be quiet (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), 2012

Charlie is an introverted boy who sinks into depression after tragic events in his life. He starts writing letters to a stranger, sharing his experiences in them. He begins to learn to be friends and love, continuing to delve into himself and his memories.

Movie slogan: "Be a filter, not a sponge!"

2. The Station Agent, 2003

Finbar McBride has to be different from everyone else. He is a dwarf living in isolation, because in those around him he causes either laughter or pity. But the events that are taking place make him look at life differently.

Movie slogan: "Solitude is better when you have someone to share it with."

3. La Science Des Rêves, 2006

The protagonist is a shy Stefan whose world is turned upside down after meeting his new neighbor and her friend Zoë. It turns over so much that sometimes it becomes difficult to distinguish reality from a dream.

Movie tagline: " Close your eyes and open your heart."

4. Tideland, 2005

A 10-year-old girl runs away from reality, in which her mother and father are drug addicts, into her alternate fantasy world. The line between truth and fiction blurs when she loses her mother first and then her father.

Movie slogan: "With squirrels, this land is not so deserted."

5. Submarine, 2010

The main character is the romantic and sentimental dreamer Oliver. The film is dedicated to typical teenage uncertainty and first love. He takes the viewer to the world of youthful experiences, fantasies and feelings, to the world of chaotic thoughts and actions.

Movie tagline: "A comedy that doesn't let principles stand in the way of progress."

6. Moonrise Kingdom, 2012

Sam and Susie are a couple of teenagers in love who run away from adults. They face childish cruelty and first quivering feelings. Two solitudes unite against the background of enchanting landscapes, sunsets and fogs.

Movie slogan: "An amazing story of children and adults in the stormy days of the summer of 1965."

7. It's Kind of a Funny Story, 2010

16-year-old Craig is depressed for the usual reasons for a teenager: unrequited love, study. But in the guy's head, these difficulties seem too serious and lead to thoughts of suicide. Craig decides to seek help at the clinic, where new friends change his views on what is happening.

Movie tagline: "Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think."

8. The Art of Getting By, 2011

George is a confused teenager. He is talented, but interest in art and studies has disappeared. A new acquaintance will help him understand his thoughts, motivation and find meaning in what is happening.

Film slogan: "The most difficult lesson is love".

9. Lady Bird, 2017

Christina is an ordinary girl with dreams of leaving her hometown and being different from everyone else. There are no scenes with shooting or a miraculous rescue in the picture, this is a segment of life in which experiences, feelings, fears and doubts are collected. Finding a path, finding yourself - that's what this film is about.

Film slogan: "Time to take off".

10. Stars on the ground (Taare Zameen Par), 2007

The film is about a talented, but not understood by parents and surrounding boy. Because he is too different from other children, his parents send him to a boarding school, where inner anger at himself and loneliness could destroy the child. But he was lucky: on the boy's path he meets a temporary teacher who does not suppress him, but guides him.

The film's slogan is " Every child is unique."

11. Soul of Silence (The Quiet), 2005

Drama with thriller elements that sometimes you just want to disappear, become invisible, not hear or speak. The main character Dot almost succeeds, but now she is forced to keep other people's secrets, and most importantly, she has her own.

Movie slogan: "Isn't it time for everyone to hear your secrets?"

12. The Way Way Back, 2013

Duncan is a guy bogged down in complexes, resentments and doubts. The beginning of the film is a road on which a lonely and disappointed young man appears before the audience. The end is the road where the same guy managed to open up and deal with uncertainty. But the main thing is what was between these two roads.

Movie slogan: "We've all been through this. "

13. Ten Inch Hero, 2006

A good film about ordinary people with their own problems and cockroaches. It is saturated with humor, love and warmth. The atmospheric and at times naive picture reminds viewers tired of daily running that everyone creates their own happiness.

Movie slogan: "Stop, eat a sandwich and fall in love." Lars and the Real Girl (2007) .doll for adults. Such a game is typical for children (they feed and put baby dolls to bed), but the main character did not have such a childhood. For him, this is not a game and not a strange thing, but life, and the whole city and his family are included in it.

Movie tagline: " The search for true love begins outside the box."

15. Adam (2009)

Adam has a form of autism called Asperger's syndrome, which makes him different from everyone else, but that's what attracts Beth in him. The film draws a parallel with the book "The Little Prince", and it is Adam who plays the role of the prince. Not Beth, but he shows her the versatility of the world.

Movie tagline: "A story about two strangers, one stranger than the other."

16. Vicious games (Stoker), 2012

Often in films about introverts, teenagers who successfully go through the path of growing up act as the main characters. In Vicious Games, events develop a little differently: India (the main character) chooses a different path. She reveals her dark side thanks to a new acquaintance.

Movie slogan: Don't disturb the family.

17. Napoleon Dynamite, 2004

Napoleon is a strange, left to himself guy. Together with his new friend, he decides (unusually for outcasts) to win the school elections. The film catches the eye from the very first seconds and surprises with the absence of clichés.

Movie slogan: " Same planet... Another damn world."

18. Garden State, 2003

Andrew is a depressed actor dissatisfied with his life.

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