For Movies That Include

Disabilities, Disorders, Syndromes,

and Other Challenges

Titles

Some Like It Hot (1959)
NOT RATED Action Comedy Crime Romance Music Based on True Events True Crime
Falsifying Gender Alcoholism, Functional Crossdressing Abuse, Physical

When Gerry and Joe, two penniless male musicians, witness and escape the 1929 Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago ordered by mobster Spats Colombo, th...

Director : Billy Wilder
Cast : Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

A Star Is Born (1954)
NR Drama Musical Romance Dance
Depression, Situational Suicide Alcoholism Enabling

Norman, is an alcoholic movie star whose career is on the wane. He meets a singer named Esther when he stumbles into a little bar and hears her practi...

Director : George Cukor
Cast : Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Spellbound (1945)
UNRATED Mystery Romance Film-Noir
Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia

In 1945 the director of the Green Manors mental hospital in Vermont, Dr. Murchison, retires and is replaced by Dr. Edwardes, a famous psychiatrist. He...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Leo G. Carroll

Agnes of God (1985)
PG-13 Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Virginity, Female Insanity Delusional Abuse, Sex Abuse, Child Rape Death of Child

Near Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Martha Livingston is a court-appointed psychiatrist sent to a convent evaluate Sister Agnes, a young nun whose infant has b...

Director : Norman Jewison
Cast : Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly, Anne Pitoniak