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

Movies With Second Language Acquisition

Sweet Land (2005)
PG Drama Romance
Second Language Acquisition Developmental Delays Language Acquisition Arranged Marriage

As Inge buries her husband Olaf on their Minnesota farm in 1968, she recalls who she was when she arrived here: a mail order bride from Germany during...

Director : Ali Selim
Cast : Elizabeth Reaser, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Patrick Heusinger, Stephen Pelinski

Gran Torino (2008)
R Crime Drama Suspense Senior Interest
Death of Spouse Language Acquisition Abuse, Verbal Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Second Language Acquisition Rape Alcoholism, Functional Lung Cancer Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grum...

Director : Clint Eastwood
Cast : Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Scott Eastwood, Christopher Carly,John Carroll Lynch, Brian Haley, Brian Howe, Geraldine Hughes

Spanglish (2004)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Language Acquisition Weight Challenged Enabling Second Language Acquisition Accent Reduction Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Alcoholism, Functional Single Parenting Body Image

John is a devoted father whose skills as a famous Los Angeles chef have provided his family early affluence. His wife, Deborah, despite her intelligen...

Director : James L. Brooks
Cast : Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman

Private Benjamin (1980)
R Action Comedy Romance War
Death of Spouse Language Acquisition Enabling Sexual Harassment, Female Second Language Acquisition Heart Attack Sexual Satisfaction Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Accent Reduction

In a 1980 Philadelphia suburb, after her second husband, an aggressive lawyer, dies on their wedding night, Judy, who has been raised to be a wife, se...

Director : Howard Zieff
Cast : Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber, Sam Wannamaker, Mary Kay Place, Barbara Barrie

West Side Story (1961)
UNRATED Action Crime Drama Musical Romance Based on a Play Dance
Virginity, Female Addiction, Danger Second Language Acquisition Sexuality Domestic Violence Narcissistic Personality Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Death of Sibling Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Sexual Harassment, Female Accent Reduction Conduct Disorder Abuse, Child

It's 1961 and the influx of Puerto Ricans in the west side of Manhattan has created two rival gangs of feuding families and teenagers with a hatred an...

Director : Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Cast : Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, John Astin

The Bad News Bears (1976)
PG Comedy Family Sport
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Alcoholism Language Acquisition Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Second Language Acquisition

Former minor leaguer Morris Buttermaker is an alcoholic swimming pool cleaner who takes money to coach the Bears, an untrained little league team with...

Director : Michael Ritchie
Cast : Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten