Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

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My Life (1993)
PG-13 Drama
Cancer Kidney Condition

It seems that Bob Jones has a great life: a fulfilling job and a pregnant wife, Gail. Then Bob is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live....

Director : Bruce Joel Rubin
Cast : Michael Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Bradley Whitford, Queen Latifah

Mad Detective (2007)
Action Crime Thriller
Dissociative Identity Disorder

In Hong Kong, a rookie police officer persuades a schizophrenic man, who was formerly an investigative detective, to come out of retirement in order t...

Director : Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Cast : Ching Wan Lau, Andy On, Ka Tung Lam, Kelly Lin

50/50 (2011)
Comedy Drama Animation
Kidney Condition Chronic Heart Cancer

Adam, a twenty-seven year old writer for radio, receives a cruel surprise: he has malignant tumors along his spine with a 50/50 chance of survival. A...

Director : Jonathan Levine
Cast : Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Inspirational
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Depression, Situational Denial Delusional Death of Parent Asocial Behavior

Lars is a touching, amusing, and humorous man. Unfortunately, his mother's death during his childbirth and his father's ensuing depression and death ...

Director : Craig Gillespie
Cast : Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson, R.D. Reid