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

Movies With Diabetes

Tammy (2014)
R Comedy
Diabetes

For Tammy, a fast food waitress, the bad days are getting worse. She wrecks her car, loses her job, and finds her husband in bed with their neighbor. ...

Director : Ben Falcone
Cast : Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Allison Janney

No Good Deed (2002)
R Action Crime Drama
Diabetes

A police detective named Jack stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery. Jack is held hostage while the criminals dec...

Director : Bob Rafelson
Cast : Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgård, Doug Hutchison

Panic Room (2002)
R Action Drama Thriller
Diabetes

Recently divorced Meg Altman and her daughter Sarah have bought a turn of the century New York City brownstone. As their tour their new home, they com...

Director : David Fincher
Cast : Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam, Jared Leto

Memento (2000)
R Crime Mystery Thriller
Death of Spouse Rape Retrograde Amnesia Diabetes Anterograde Amnesia

Leonard, an ex-insurance investigator, is trying to track down the man who raped and murdered his wife. However, this is difficult however because he ...

Director : Christopher Nolan
Cast : Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
R Comedy
Repression Diabetes Arranged Marriage

A Jewish bachelor who is passive and diabetic man wants to sell his predictable diner in Brooklyn in order to open the restaurant of his dreams in Man...

Director : Menahem Golan
Cast : Elliott Gould, Margaux Hemingway, Sid Caesar, Carol Kane

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R Crime Drama Dark Comedy
Asthma Diabetes

When an inexperienced criminal named Sonny leads a bank robbery in Brooklyn, everything quickly goes wrong and results in the Sonny holding the bank h...

Director : Sidney Lumet
Cast : Al Pacino, Chris Sarandan, Charles Durning, James Broderick, Carol Kane, Sully Boyar, John Cazale, Beulah Garrick

Brokedown Palace (1999)
PG-13 Drama Mystery Thriller
Diabetes

Alice and Darlene decide to take a trip to Thailand to celebrate their high-school graduation. While there, they befriend a charming Australian named ...

Director : Jonathan Kaplan
Cast : Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman, Jacqueline Kim

Broken (2012)
Drama
Diabetes

The story of an eleven-year-old young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack....

Director : Rufus Norris
Cast : Charlie Booty, Lily James, Tim Roth, Eloise Laurence

Wonderful World (2009)
R Drama Romance
Diabetes

Ben is a failed children's folk singer and lousy weekend dad. Deeply cynical, his sole pleasure in life are the chess games he has with his Senegalese...

Director : Joshua Goldin
Cast : Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Kenneth Williams, Philip Baker Hall

Steel Magnolias (1989)
PG Comedy Drama Romance
Death of Child Kidney Donor Kidney Condition Diabetes

Truvy's Beauty Parlor in Louisiana is where four close knit friends share their most intimate secrets, sorrows and loves. M'Lynn's daughter Shelby, wh...

Director : Herbert Ross
Cast : Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Julia Roberts, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis

Soul Food (1997)
R Comedy Drama
Diabetes

Matriarch Mama Joe has held her family together for forty years around her Sunday soul food dinners. When diabetes hospitalizes her and the dinners st...

Director : George Tillman Jr.
Cast : Vanessa Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach

Warlock (1989)
R Action Fantasy Horror
Diabetes

In 1691 Boston an evil warlock is taken captive by a witch hunter named Redferne, but the warlock eludes death with supernatural help. Propelled into ...

Director : Steve Miner
Cast : Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Suspense
Diabetes Depression, Situational Denial Domestic Violence Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Kleptomania/Shoplifting

In the late 1950's, a beautiful and mysterious single mother, Vianne, and her six-year-old daughter move to a village in rural France. They create a s...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aurelien Parent Koenig, Antonio Gil

Meeting Daddy (2000)
R Comedy Romance
Diabetes

Peter Silverblatt is a writer from New York City working in Los Angeles, when he meets his dream girl and inspiration to write: a southern belle named...

Director : Peter Gould
Cast : Lloyd Bridges, Josh Charles, Alexandra Wentworth, Beau Bridges

The Confessional (1995)
NOT RATED Drama Mystery Thriller
Diabetes

In 1952 Quebec City, Rachel is sixteen, unmarried, pregnant and works in the Catholic church. Desperate, she discusses her guilt to a young priest dur...

Director : Robert Lepage
Cast : Lothaire Bluteau, Patrick Goyette, Jean-Louis Millette, Kristin Scott Thomas

The Ambulance (1990)
R Action Comedy Horror
Diabetes

Josh Baker meets a woman named Cheryl on the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she's picked up by an ambulance. When Josh wants to visi...

Director : Larry Cohen
Cast : Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons

Derailed (2005)
R Drama Thriller
Adultery Diabetes

Charles is exhausted by his life. He and his wife struggle to cope with the demands of their daughter's diabetes together, and Charles with the demand...

Director : Mikael Håfström
Cast : Vincent Cassel, Clive Owen, Addison Timlin, Melissa George

It Runs in the Family (2003)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Diabetes

Wealth can't spare three generations of the Jewish New York Gromberg family grim reality. However successful Alex is in life, he never felt pride or p...

Director : Fred Schepisi
Cast : Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Rory Culkin, Cameron Douglas

Reversal of Fortune (1990)
R Drama Mystery Biography Based on True Events
Diabetes

Alan Dershowitz, a professor of law is hired by wealthy socialite, Claus von Bulow, to overturn his two convictions for attempted murder of his extrem...

Director : Barbet Schroeder
Cast : Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra

The Next Three Days (2010)
PG-13 Crime Drama Romance
Diabetes

Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss after an argument because she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the...

Director : Paul Haggis
Cast : Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Buie, Moran Atias

Precious (2009)
R Drama Fantasy Music Based on True Events Inspirational Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Eating Disorders Domestic Violence Sexual Confusion Single Parenting Developmental Delays Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Incest Abuse, Verbal Weight Challenged Down’s Syndrome Diabetes Denial Body Image Abuse, Child HIV infected

In Harlem, 1987, sixteen-year-old Precious, an illiterate, obese black teen is pregnant with her second child; both children fathered by her biologica...

Director : Lee Daniels
Cast : Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz

Gigli (2003)
R Comedy Crime Romance
Mental Health Facilities Developmental Delays Learning Disabilities Diabetes

Gigli, an inept hitman, is assigned to a job by the mob to kidnap the developmentally delayed brother of a California district attorney. Gigli abducts...

Director : Martin Brest
Cast : Ben Affleck, Terry Camilleri, David Backus, Lenny Venito

Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Mobility Head Injury Anxiety Retrograde Amnesia Adultery Diabetes

Henry is an affluent Manhattan lawyer who survives a neighborhood shooting only to find that once he recovers not only can he not recall memories, but...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
R Action Fantasy Horror
Orphaned Diabetes

Siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch who leaves them in a candy house. Hansel becomes a...

Director : Tommy Wirkola
Cast : Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Pihla Viitala

Con Air (1997)
R Action Crime Thriller
Diabetes

Recently paroled army ranger Cameron Poe is headed back to his wife, but must fly home aboard a prison transport flight with serious criminals: Diamon...

Director : Simon West
Cast : Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Nick Chinlund, Renoly Santiago

Mad Money (2008)
PG-13 Comedy Crime Thriller
Diabetes

After her husband loses his job, affluent housewife Bridget Cardigan is forced to take a job as a janitor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. ...

Director : Callie Khouri
Cast : Diane Keaton, Ted Danson, Katie Holmes, Adam Rothenberg

To Kill a Man (2014)
Crime Drama Thriller
Diabetes

Jorge is about man in Chile who is diabetic and works in the forest preserve. When the local gang leader called Kalule steals his insulin kit, Jorge's...

Director : Alejandro Fernández Almendras
Cast : Daniel Candia, Alejandra Yañez, Daniel Antivilo, Ariel Mateluna

Jerry and Tom (1998)
R Comedy Crime Drama
Diabetes

While waiting in a diner to receive orders for their next murder, Tom, an old school assassin for hire, tries to impart his wisdom and experience on h...

Director : Saul Rubinek
Cast : Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin, Ted Danson

The Witches (1990)
PG Adventure Fantasy Horror
Orphaned Diabetes Death of Parent

A young boy, who has been recently orphaned, is taken to England by his grandmother. At the hotel in which they are staying, he happens to discover a ...

Director : Nicolas Roeg
Cast : Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

The General (1998)
R Crime Drama Biography Based on True Events
Diabetes

The true story of Dublin criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off robberies in Ireland, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the U...

Director : John Boorman
Cast : Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Big Nothing (2006)
R Crime Thriller Dark Comedy
Diabetes

A disgruntled and unemployed teacher decides to team up with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme....

Director : Jean-Baptiste Andrea
Cast : David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Natascha McElhone

Nothing in Common (1986)
PG Comedy Drama Romance
Divorce Diabetes

David is a successful advertising executive. He has it all: money, happiness, and the woman of his dreams. Then one day, after decades of marriage, hi...

Director : Garry Marshall
Cast : Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason, Eva Marie Saint, Hector Elizondo

Gubra (2006)
Comedy Drama Romance
Diabetes

When a woman's father is hospitalized for complications due to diabetes, she meets a man with whom she can fall in love....

Director : Yasmin Ahmad
Cast : Sharifah Amani, Juliana Ibrahim, Harith Iskander, Seng Tat Liew

The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R Crime Drama
Diabetes

As Michael Corleone ages, he finds out he has diabetes. He begins to look at his future knowing he wants to leave the mafia and lose his position as t...

Director : Francis Ford Coppola
Cast : Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Eli Wallach,Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Sofia Coppola

S/O Satyamurthy (2015)
Action Family Romance
Diabetes

Sathyamurthy is a weatlhy businessman with a son named Viraj. When Sathyamurthy dies in an accident, Viraj is left with a lot of debt for his father's...

Director : Trivikram Srinivas
Cast : Allu Arjun, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Adah Sharma, Nithya Menon

Click (2006)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Fantasy
Diabetes

Michael Newman is a hard working family man trying please his boss in order to get promoted. Then he meets Morty a wild sales clerk with the ultimate ...

Director : Frank Coraci
Cast : Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

State of Emergency (2011)
Horror Thriller
Diabetes

Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes and releases a deadly toxin. Soon the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing t...

Director : Turner Clay
Cast : Jay Hayden, Tori White, Scott Lilly, Kathryn Todd Norman

Just Before Dawn (1946)
Approved Crime Drama Mystery
Diabetes

Dr. Robert Ordway is called to take attend a diabetic, and gives an injection of insulin taken from a bottle from the patient's pocket. The man dies a...

Director : William Castle
Cast : Warner Baxter, Adele Roberts, Martin Kosleck, Mona Barrie

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