Solo Character Movies maybe not into the list of your favorite one but it’s one of the heartthrob’s experience to watch. It has only one character with the wide variety of settings and situations, the common thread running through each is communication. These kinds of movies may lose every way to communicate with the wider world. Whether that is by telephone, video, tape recordings, or the written word – the isolation of the character is always framed against their desire to connect. These movies leading character have more affectionate and powerful as it a chance to prove themselves on a wider stage and all most all of them is successful. Here is the list of Top 5 Best Movies having Solo character in the lead and only role.
1. All Is Lost (2013)
All Is Lost is survival drama film starring Robert Redford as a man lost in the Indian Ocean. The story begins eight days earlier when the man wakes to find that a wayward ship container has pierced a large hole in the side of his yacht. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and barely escapes with his life. He finds himself out of food, water, and signaling devices. Among many honors, the film was nominated for Academy Award for Best Sound Editing (Steve Boeddeker and Richard Hymns) and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score (Alex Ebert). Redford was nominated for his own Golden Globe and won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor.
2. Moon (2009)
Moon is a British-American science fiction film starring Sam Rockwell in the lead role of Astronaut. He has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon. He was excited to meet his family but suddenly his health is becoming worse and he meets what appears to be a younger version of himself, possibly a clone. With time running out, Sam must solve the mystery before the company crew arrives. It won numerous film critic and film festival awards and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Film.
3. Secret Honor (1984)
Secret Honor is biographical comedy-drama film starring Philip Baker Hall as former president Richard M. Nixon, a fictional account attempting to gain insight into Nixon’s personality, life, attitudes, and behavior. It is the drunken, desperate monologue of a man attempting to rewrite history and make peace with his mistakes. His monologue explores his personal life and describes his upbringing and his mother. He fills the screen and keeps us engaged with him – alone – for the full 90 minutes.
4. 127 Hours (2010)
127 Hours is a 2010 survival drama film based on the Ralston’s memoir Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2004). The film stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, a canyoneer who becomes trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot canyon in Blue John Canyon, southeastern Utah, in April 2003. At first, Aron tries to damage the rock using his pen-knife. Realizing the knife is having no effect on the boulder at all, he turns it on his arm but discovers it is now too blunt to cut. As desperation sets in, he begins to have flashbacks about his family and resigns himself to a slow death.
5. Buried (2010)
Buried is an English language Spanish Film starring Ryan Reynolds in the leading role. It’s the best movie of Ryan Reynolds in which he surprised everyone with a brilliant portrayal of a man buried alive inside a coffin in the role of Paul Conroy. The story is about Iraq-based American civilian truck driver Paul who after being attacked, finds himself buried alive in a wooden coffin, with only a lighter, flask, flashlight, knife, glowsticks, pen, pencil, and a mobile phone. The range of emotions shown by Ryan Reynolds in this movie proved his acting ability even to the worst of his critics showing them what a gem of an actor he is.