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

Movies With Infertility

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
PG-13 Comedy Drama
Substance Abuse Enabling Panic Attacks Narcissistic Personality Disorder Hypochondria Caregiving Single Parenting Infertility Inferiority Complex Alcoholism Genetically Predisposed Divorce In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Blended Families Adultery Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

In 1986, at a Manhattan Thanksgiving Day family gathering, we meet the three daughters of two former actors, now demanding alcoholics. The sisters ar...

Director : Woody Allen
Cast : Barbara Hershey, Carrie Fisher, Michael Caine, Sam Waterson, Mia Farrow, Woody Allen, Diane Wiest, Lloyd Nolan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Max Von Sydow, Daniel Stern

Love Story (1970)
PG Drama Romance
Infertility Death of Spouse Cancer, Leukemia Single Parenting Death of Parent

Rich, legacied Harvard Law student Oliver and Radcliffe scholarship music prodigy, Jennifer, are both smart ambitious students. Oliver is expected to ...

Director : Arthur Hiller
Cast : Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley, Ray Milland, Tommy Lee Jones

Termini Station (1989)
R Drama Dark Comedy
Prostitution Infertility Death of Spouse Alcoholism Delusional Death of Parent Depression, Situational Suicide Single Parenting

In 1989, in a small mining town in northern Ontario, Canada Molly Dushane is a hard-drinking, reckless woman with a past and she's desperate for one l...

Director : Allan King
Cast : Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Gordon Clapp, Debra McGrath,

Secrets & Lies (1996)
R Drama Dark Comedy
Infertility Divorce Adoption Single Parenting Unexpected Pregnancy

Cynthia is a white, single mother who lives in a dreary area of London with her daughter, a sullen street-sweeper. She has a monotonous job at a facto...

Director : Mike Leigh
Cast : Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan, Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
R Drama
Enabling Delusional Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Chronic Depression Passive Aggressive Behavior Miscarriage Infertility Alcoholism Adultery Abuse, Verbal Abortion, Illegal Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

George and Martha are a middle-aged couple, whose alcohol-fueled marriage is defined by verbal abuse, enabling, and emotional co-dependency. George's ...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Juno (2007)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Infertility Adoption Single Parenting Denial Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Commitment Phobia

After drinking a gallon of orangeade, Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota discovers she's pregnant from a single act with her best fri...

Director : Jason Reitman
Cast : Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons

Notting Hill (1999)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Divorce Weight Challenged Eating Disorders Abuse, Physical Depression Parapalegia Mobility Infertility

It's surreal for William, the depressed, divorced, owner of a failing Notting Hill bookstore when Anna Scott, the world's most popular actress, enters...

Director : Roger Michell
Cast : Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Emma Chambers, James Dreyfuss, Rhys Ifans, Tim McInnerny,Gina McKee, Alec Baldwin, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans

Butterbox Babies (1995)
NR Drama Based on True Events
Death, Sudden Unexpected Pregnancy Disfigurement Passive Aggressive Behavior Death of Child Single Parenting Denial Abuse, Child Infertility Adoption

The true story of a couple that ran an illegal adoption ring out of a home for unwed mothers in Nova Scotia, from the 1928 through the 1945, that was ...

Director : Don McBrearty
Cast : Susan Clark, Peter MacNeill, Catherine Fitch, Michael Riley

Penny Serenade (1941)
NOT RATED Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Anxiety Adoption Survivor Guilt Death of Child Miscarriage Depression, Situational Denial Infertility

In 1941, Julie prepares to leave her loving but financially irresponsible husband, Roger. Before leaving, she goes through her scrapbook and begins to...

Director : George Stevens
Cast : Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan

Frankie and Johnny (1991)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Infertility Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Promiscuity Abuse, Physical Chronic Depression Epilepsy Depression, Situational Abuse, Sex

Upon his release from his jail for writing bad checks, Johnny is hired as a short order cook in a diner after mastering his cooking skills in jail. It...

Director : Garry Marshall
Cast : Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo, Nathan Lane

The Help (2011)
PG-13 Drama Dark Comedy
Abuse, Psychological Domestic Violence Alzheimer’s Disease Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Miscarriage Infertility Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Alcohol Abuse Abuse, Emotional Cancer Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Abuse, Child

In 1963, Skeeter graduates from college and returns home to her life long friends in Jackson, Mississippi determined to become a journalist. As she re...

Director : Tate Taylor
Cast : Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer, Allison Janney, Sissy Spacek, Cicely Tyson

The Thrill of It All (1963)
APPROVED Comedy Family Romance
Infertility Anal Retentive Personality Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Verbal Unexpected Pregnancy Accent Reduction

Mr. and Mrs. Fraleigh have been trying to conceive a child for twenty years while being involved in a family business run by the controlling patriarch...

Director : Norman Jewison
Cast : Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews, Carl Reiner, Zasu Pitts

Mother and Child (2009)
R Drama Mystery Romance Suspense
Antisocial Personality Disorder Death of Parent Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Attachment Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Single Parenting Illegitimacy Infertility Adoption

Forty years ago a fourteen year old lost her virginity, got pregnant, and gave her baby up for adoption. Fast-forward to three very different women, e...

Director : Rodrigo García
Cast : Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Cherry Jones, Shareeka Epps, David Morse, Amy Brenneman, David Ramsey, Alexandria M. Salling, Connor Kramme, Annette Bening, Eileen Ryan

A Second Childhood (2010)
NR Drama Senior Interest
Infertility Alzheimer’s Disease

Lino Settembre and his wife Chicca have led married life without any serious problems. They are satisfied with their careers as sports editor at The M...

Director : Pupi Avati
Cast : Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Francesca Neri, Serena Grandi, Gianni Cavina

5 Flights Up (2014)
PG-13 Drama Romance Senior Interest
Infertility Biracial Hearing Loss

In 1965, artistic newlyweds named Ruth and Alex became the residents of an apartment in the only place where they felt accepted, Brooklyn. Eventually,...

Director : Richard Loncraine
Cast : Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Carrie Preston, Claire van der Boom

Serena (2014)
R Action Crime Drama History Romance Senior Interest Based On Novel
Stillbirth Postpartum Depression Sociopathy Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Psychopathy Illegitimacy Infertility Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Death of Sibling Orphaned Death of Parent Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Amputation Survivor Guilt

In 1930's Depression-era North Carolina, the fate of the Pumberton timber empire hangs as it faces a buyout at a huge loss so the Smoky Mountains loca...

Director : Susanne Bier
Cast : Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones

A Deadly Adoption (2015)
TV-14 Drama Thriller
Infertility Alcoholic, Recovering Adoption Miscarriage Diabetes

Robert and Sarah Benson are a successful couple expecting a second child. During a lakeside party they are hosting, Sarah, who is heavily pregnant, ta...

Director : Rachel Goldenberg
Cast : Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Debra Christofferson, Matt Corboy