Must Watch Introvert Movies

Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)

Dir: Matthew Lillard

Stars: Jacob Wysocki, Matt O’Leary, Billy Campbell, Lili Simmons

A dropout comes to the aid of a chubby and suicidal high-school kid by recruiting him as the drummer for his upstart punk-rock band.

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Amélie (2001)

Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

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Never Let Me Go (2010)

Dir: Mark Romanek

Stars: Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield

The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood.

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About a Boy (2002)

Dir: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

Stars: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Sharon Small

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

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Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)

Dir: Miranda July

Stars: John Hawkes, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff

A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

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Speak (2004)

Dir: Jessica Sharzer

Stars: Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Perkins, Dick Hagerman, Allison Siko

After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.

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The Way Way Back (2013)

Dir: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

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In Your Eyes (2014)

Dir: Brin Hill

Stars: Michael Stahl-David, Zoe Kazan, Mark Feuerstein, David Gallagher

Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other’s experiences, creating a bond that apparently can’t be broken.

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The Spectacular Now (2013)

Dir: James Ponsoldt

Stars: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh

A hard-partying high school senior’s philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical “nice girl.”

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Dir: Stephen Chbosky

Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

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