lonely people in neon cities

loneliness in the city has gotta be one of my favorite gender

when you want to feel melancholy at energizing cities with neon lights.

this list was inspired by a circulating meme

suggestions are welcome.

disclaimer: i haven’t watched all movies on this list since some of them are suggestions by others so i can't guarantee that they all perfectly fit the theme

  • Chungking Express
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Taipei Story
  • Drive
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Fallen Angels
  • Away with Words
  • My Blueberry Nights
  • Nowhere
  • Three Times
  • Black Snow
  • Sidewalls
  • Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus
  • Wings of Desire
  • Ikiru
  • As Tears Go By
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
  • Victoria
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Enter the Void
  • Good Time
  • Millennium Mambo
  • Black Mirror: San Junipero
  • Her
  • Amélie
  • Three Colors: Red
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Never Not Love You
  • The Living End
  • What Time Is It There?
  • Nightcrawler
  • Vive L'Amour
  • Metro Maalai
  • Happy Together
  • 2046
  • Blade Runner
  • Night on Earth
  • Taxi Driver
  • Totally Fucked Up
  • Sleepless
  • Daughter of the Nile
  • Manila in the Claws of Light
  • Lost in Translation
  • Better Days
  • Cyclo
  • Suzhou River
  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Leaving Las Vegas
  • Christiane F.
  • Someone Great
  • Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong
  • The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue
  • Sunset on the Neon Lights
  • Made in Hong Kong
  • The Neon Demon
  • My Heart Is That Eternal Rose
  • Stray Dogs
  • Heat
  • Rebels of the Neon God
  • Elevator to the Gallows
  • Laurence Anyways
  • Love & Pop
  • Like Someone in Love
  • Mute
  • Dear Ex
  • Only God Forgives
  • Moonlight
  • Ms. Purple
  • Pariah
  • Frances Ha
  • Suspiria
  • The Wild Goose Lake
  • Tokyo Drifter
  • After Hours
  • Black Coal, Thin Ice
  • A Moment of Romance