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

Movies With Chronic Heart Condition

The Namesake (2006)
PG-13 Drama Romance Distant Location Coming of Age
Death of Spouse Marital Separation Broken Bones Virginity, Female Arranged Marriage Death of Parent Chronic Heart Condition Virginity, Male Heart Failure

While reading a book by Nicholai Gogol as he travels by train to visit his grandfather in Calcutta, Bengali-speaking Ashoke converses with fellow-trav...

Director : Mira Nair
Cast : Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Distant Location
Enabling Chronic Heart Condition Sexual Dissatisfaction Prosthetics Hip Replacement Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Denial Mobility Insecurity Anxiety

Seven Brits, respond to an ad for inexpensive, but luxurious retirement accommodations for seniors in Jaipur, India: Evelyn, seeks employment; Graham ...

Director : John Madden
Cast : Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Tena Desae, Diana Hardcastle

People Like Us (2012)
PG-13 Drama Romance Based on True Events Coming of Age
Death of Spouse Stress Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Alcoholic, Recovering Single Parenting Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Anxiety Adoption Blended Families Promiscuity Death of Parent Chronic Heart Condition

Sam's once successful life, complete with a job and terrific girlfriend, is in trouble. He's blown a big deal and now owes his employer a lot of money...

Director : Alex Kurtzman
Cast : Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Hall D'Addario, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mark Duplass

While You Were Sleeping (1995)
PG Comedy Romance Holiday
Comatose Orphaned Depression, Situational Death of Parent Chronic Heart Condition

In 1995 Chicago, Lucy grieves the death of her beloved, widowed father while she works as a toll booth collector after quitting school to pay his hosp...

Director : Jon Turteltaub
Cast : Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle

Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
N/A Comedy Crime Drama Romance Senior Interest Holiday
Blindness Unexpected Pregnancy Chronic Heart Condition Amputation American Sign Language Mute Lipreading/Speechreading Single Parenting Little People/People of Small Stature Illegitimacy Deafness Alcoholism

1920's prohibition beggar, Apple Annie, is a well known fixture on Manhattan's Broadway. Especially by bootlegger Dave the Dude, who's convinced her a...

Director : Frank Capra
Cast : Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell, Peter Falk, Thomas Mitchell, Edward Everett Horton, Mickey Shaughnessy, Sheldon Leonard

Return to Me (2000)
PG Comedy Drama Romance
Heart Transplant Death of Spouse Chronic Heart Condition

Heartbroken after his wife's death in a car accident, Bob Rueland agrees to go on a blind date set up by his friend Charlie. Still emotionally broken,...

Director : Bonnie Hunt
Cast : David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia

Beyond the Sea (2004)
PG-13 Drama Biography Music Dance
Rheumatic Fever Adoption Incest Blended Families Unexpected Pregnancy Chronic Heart Condition Anorexia Nervosa Illegitimacy Abuse, Sex

Spanning 1936 to 1973, Bobby Darin reflects on how his childhood rheumatic fever, which caused permanent heart damage and the prediction of his death ...

Director : Kevin Spacey
Cast : Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins, Brenda Blethyn, Greta Scaachi, Caroline Aaron

American Hustle (2013)
R Crime Drama Romance Based on True Events Dark Comedy Historical Fiction True Crime
Substance Abuse Enabling Sociopathy Panic Attacks Agoraphobia Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Gaslighting Insecurity Anxiety Adoption Blended Families Adultery Promiscuity Abuse, Physical Chronic Heart Condition Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Denial

In 1978, Long Island, New York con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his partner and lover, Sydney, are caught in a scam by ambitious FBI agent Richie ...

Director : David O. Russell
Cast : Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Alessandro Nivola, Robert DeNiro, Elisabeth Rohm, Louis C.K.

Aurora Borealis (2005)
R Drama Romance Senior Interest Dark Comedy
Substance Abuse Assisted Living/Managed Care Facility Parkinson’s Disease Panic Attacks Chronic Depression Caregiving Oppositional Defiant Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Anxiety Adultery Suicidal Kidney Condition Death of Parent Chronic Heart Condition Euthanasia/Right To Die Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

Duncan is a depressed twenty-something in Minneapolis, Minnesota still playing hockey with his high school friends who mock, rather than help, him. Al...

Director : James C.E. Burke
Cast : Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Juliette Lewis, Louise Fletcher, Steven Pasquale, Katie Griffin, Zack Ward

Mr. Turner (2014)
R Drama History Biography
Depression, Clinical Enabling Disfigurement Chronic Heart Condition Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Abuse, Sex Marital Separation Adultery Insanity Death of Parent

From approximately 1825 to 1850, the last twenty-five years in the turbulent life of J.M.W. Turner, England's finest painter. A punishing, tormented m...

Director : Mike Leigh
Cast : Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson, Lesley Manville, Martin Savage

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
PG-13 Family Romance Holiday Dark Comedy
Abuse, Psychological Rehabilitation Facility Recovering Substance Abuser Enabling Caregiving Single Parenting Marital Separation Abuse, Emotional Cancer Adultery Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Chronic Heart Condition Stress Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Scapegoat Identity Depression, Situational

In and around Queens, New York, the adult siblings of the extended Fitzgerald family, all hiding their own issues from themselves and each other, are ...

Director : Edward Burns
Cast : Kerry Bishé, Connie Britton, Anita Gilette, Edward Burns, Ed Lauter, Heather Burns