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

Movies With Sexuality

This curated site has an ongoing, dynamic list of movies with sexuality and about sexuality related issues that include films about bi-sexuality, transgenderism, female sexual harassment, male sexual harassment, female frigidity, male frigidity, impotence, female virginity, male virginity, gender dysphoria, gender identity, xenophobia, coitophobia, hermaphrodite or intersexed, menopause, prostate cancer, prostate related issues, incest, adultery, promiscuity, prostitution, sexual abuse, voyeurism, rape, and more.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Adventure Comedy Drama
Substance Abuse Addiction, Substance Enabling Depression, Situational Suicide Sexuality Caregiving Temporary Speech Loss Denial Wendy Syndrome

In Albuquerque, New Mexico Sheryl Hoover brings her depressed brother Frank home to her dysfunctional family when he tries to commit suicide, after be...

Director : Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Cast : Toni Collette, Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Steve Carrell

Everybody's Fine (2009)
PG-13 Drama Family Senior Interest
Death of Spouse Addiction, Substance Heart Attack Chronic Respiratory Condition Sexuality Sexual Confusion Death of Child Angina/ Coronary Artery Disease

Frank Goode, a recent widower with a chronic respiratory condition as a result of working with PVC, is the proud father of four that he pushed toward ...

Director : Kirk Jones
Cast : Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell

La Ciénaga (2001)
R Comedy Drama
Alcoholism Sexuality

In contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country home near La Ciénaga with their teenager children. The adults are constantl...

Director : Lucrecia Martel
Cast : Mercedes Morán, Graciela Borges, Martín Adjemián, Leonora Balcarce

Peyton Place (1957)
G Drama Romance Courtroom Drama Based On Novel
Virginity, Female Sexuality Attachment Disorder Virginity, Male Alcoholism Self-Esteem Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Divorce Incest Adultery Abortion, Illegal Promiscuity Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Stress Rape Illegitimacy Denial Frigidity Domestic Violence Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Miscarriage Asocial Behavior

In 1942, Peyton Place, New Hampshire hypocritical adults try to pass off their questionable standards to the next generation with no success. Each fam...

Director : Mark Robson
Cast : Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy, Diane Varsi, Hope Lange, Russ Tamblyn, Terry Moore, David Nelson, Betty Field, Mildred Dunnock, Lorne Greene, Barry Coe, Leon Ames, Erin O'Brien-Moore

Tea and Sympathy (1956)
APPROVED Drama Coming of Age Based on a Play
Death of Spouse Suicidal Sexuality Chronic Depression Virginity, Male Sexual Confusion Denial Prostitution Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)

At a private male boarding school in 1956, seventeen-year-old Tom is more interested in the arts than in sports, something he is constantly reminded o...

Director : Vincente Minnelli
Cast : Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson, Edward Andrews, Darryl Hickman, Dean Jones

The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Senior Interest
Enabling Eating Disorders Panic Attacks Commitment Phobia Sexuality Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Caregiving Denial Body Image Wendy Syndrome

Rose and Greg, both professors at Columbia University in Manhattan, meet when Rose's sister answers Greg's platonic personal ad on behalf of Rose. Use...

Director : Barbra Streisand
Cast : Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal, Pierce Brosnan, Mimi Rodgers

Hysteria (2011)
R Comedy History Romance
Sexual Satisfaction Sexuality

In 1880's London, a pioneering doctor named Mortimer Granville was fired for challenging his superiors' dated methods. He accepts a job with Dr. Dalry...

Director : Tanya Wexler
Cast : Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones

The Skeleton Twins (2014)
R Drama Dark Comedy
Sexuality Chronic Depression Sexual Confusion Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Abuse, Sex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Fertility Blended Families Adultery Suicidal Promiscuity Death of Parent Depression, Situational Suicide Denial Abuse, Child

When their father's suicide is compounded by another frightening event, fraternal teenage twins Maggie and Milo cannot go to their widowed mother; she...

Director : Craig Johnson
Cast : Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell

Antwone Fisher (2002)
PG-13 Drama Romance Biography Military
Orphaned Foster Care Abuse, Sex Abuse, Child Sexuality Attachment Disorder

A sailor prone to violent outbursts is finally sent to the naval psychiatrist for a diagnosis. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually ...

Director : Denzel Washington
Cast : Derek Luke, Malcolm David Kelley, Cory Hodges, Denzel Washington

The Hours (2002)
PG-13 Drama
Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Genetically Predisposed Dissociative Identity Disorder Suicidal AIDS/HIV Sexuality Bipolar Disorder Depression Abuse, Sex

The stories of three generations of women -- author, Virginia Woolf in 1923, pregnant housewife and mother Laura Brown, in 1951, and New Yorker Claris...

Director : Stephen Daldry
Cast : Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris

The Sessions (2012)
R Comedy Drama Romance Biography
Sexual Satisfaction Sexuality Polio Virginity, Male Sexual Therapy

In 1988 Berkeley, California lives Mark O'Brien, a 38 year old writer, devout Catholic, and man with polio who lives with an iron lung. After being as...

Director : Ben Lewin
Cast : John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, Rhea Perlman, Jennifer Kumiyama

Agnes Browne (1999)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Death of Spouse Single Parenting Heart Failure Death, Sudden Sexuality

In 1967, Dublin, the sudden death of her husband sends Agnes and her seven children, ages 2-14, into emotional and financial crisis. She is forced to ...

Director : Anjelica Huston
Cast : Anjelica Huston, Marion O'Dwyer, Tom Jones, Niall O'Shea, Ciaran Owens

Splendor in the Grass (1961)
NR Drama History Romance Coming of Age
Sexuality Insecurity Virginity, Female Bipolar Disorder Suicidal

In 1928 in oil-rich Kansas high school seniors Bud and Deanie are in love. Bud has a wealthy, dysfunctional family with a promiscuous sister and domin...

Director : Elia Kazan
Cast : Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie, Barbara Loden

Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
UNRATED Drama Mystery Thriller Erotica Based on a Play
Wendy Syndrome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Enabling Sexuality Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

A wealthy New Orleans widow named Violet, attempts to bribe Dr. Cukrowicz, a young psycho-surgeon from a mental hospital desperately in need of funds,...

Director : Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Cast : Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker

The Virgin Suicides (1999)
R Drama Mystery Romance Coming of Age
Depression, Clinical Virginity, Female Enabling Denial Depression, Situational Suicide Sexuality

In an ordinary suburb on a lovely tree-lined street in a1970s Michigan suburb lived the five beautiful Lisbon sisters. Their mother so feared their bu...

Director : Sofia Coppola
Cast : James Woods, Kathleen Turner, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, Danny DeVito

Love Is All You Need (2012)
R Comedy Romance Foreign
Death of Spouse Eating Disorders Delusional Bulimia Nervosa Breast Cancer Sexuality Sexual Confusion Narcissistic Personality Disorder Depression, Chronic Denial Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Alcohol Abuse Adultery Death of Parent

Danish hairdresser Ida, who just completed breast cancer treatment and does not yet know the results, returns home before leaving for her daughter's w...

Director : Susanne Bier
Cast : Trine Dyrholm, Stina Ekblad, Sebastian Jessen, Molly Blixt Egelind

Never Again (2001)
R Comedy Romance
Impotency Depression, Clinical Enabling Sexuality Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Sexual Confusion Little People/People of Small Stature Denial Insecurity

Christopher is an exterminator and jazz pianist who is having a sexual identity crisis. Chronically depressed,he hasn't been able to perform with the ...

Director : Eric Schaeffer
Cast : Jeffrey Tambor, Jill Clayburgh, Caroline Aaron, Bill Duke, Peter Dinklage

Capote (2005)
R Crime Drama History Biography
Sexuality Attachment Disorder Caregiving Single Parenting Hunger Strike Foster Care Denial Abuse, Child Alcoholism Dissociative Identity Disorder

When Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, reads about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas, in 1959...

Director : Bennett Miller
Cast : Allie Mickelson, Kelci Stephenson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Craig Archibald

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

A Single Man (2009)
R Drama
Suicidal Sexuality Death, Sudden

In 1962, George Falconer, a British man who teaches English in a Los Angeles college, is still finding it impossible to cope since the loss of Jim, h...

Director : Tom Ford
Cast : Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode

Ginger & Rosa (2012)
PG-13 Drama Based on True Events Coming of Age
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Marital Separation Divorce Adultery Promiscuity Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Sexuality Single Parenting

In 1962, when the East End of London was still mired in post WWII poverty and light years away from the "Swinging Sixties," two teenage girls born on ...

Director : Sally Potter
Cast : Elle Fanning, Allessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks, Alice Englert, Oliver Platt, Jodhi May, Timothy Small, Annette Bening

Shall We Dance (2004)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Music American Remake Ballroom Dancing Dance
Weight Challenged Repression Panic Attacks Sexuality Chronic Depression Sexual Confusion Narcissistic Personality Disorder Alcoholism, Functional Denial Body Image Anxiety

Despite having a long career as a lawyer and a loving family, John Clark is depressed over the fact that something is missing in his life. Then, one n...

Director : Peter Chelsom
Cast : Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Lisa Ann Walter

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Alcoholism Sexuality Single Parenting Death of Parent Abuse, Physical

The Pakistani Hussein family has settled in London, striving for the riches promised by Thatcherism. Nasser has a number of small businesses. His imme...

Director : Stephen Frears
Cast : Daniel Day-Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth, Derrick Branche, Rita Wolfe, Soud Faress, Shirley Anne Field, Stephen Marcus

Carnal Knowledge (1971)
R Drama Coming of Age
Impotency Virginity, Female Misogyny Sexuality Virginity, Male Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Depression, Chronic Denial Adultery Suicidal Sexual Therapy Promiscuity Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Naive, sensitive, Sandy and charming schemer, Jonathan meet as Amherst college roommates in the late 1940s. Both virgins, they attend a party and comp...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel, Candice Bergen

Something's Gotta Give (2003)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Panic Attacks Heart Attack Commitment Phobia Stress Sexuality Menopause Single Parenting Depression, Situational Divorce Anxiety Blended Families

Harry is a famous bachelor known to never date women over thirty. Marin, his latest girlfriend, brings him to a her mother's East Hampton home for the...

Director : Nancy Meyers
Cast : Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand, Amanda Peet

A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 Drama Musical Music Based on a Play Dance
Abuse, Psychological Biracial Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Sexuality Depression Body Image Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Suicidal Abuse, Physical

Inside a dark Broadway theater in New York City in the mid-1980's, Zach, a famous choreographer, must narrow down hundreds of unemployed, hopeful danc...

Director : Richard Attenborough
Cast : Michael Douglas, Alyson Reed,

Running with Scissors (2006)
R Comedy Drama Dark Comedy Coming of Age
Substance Abuse Promiscuity Enabling Agoraphobia Sexuality Domestic Violence Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Bipolar Disorder Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal

After years of observing his father's alcoholism and his mother bi-polar disorder, Augusten's parents finally divorce. He lives with his ill mother wh...

Director : Ryan Murphy
Cast : Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood

The Last Picture Show (1971)
R Drama Coming of Age
Depression, Clinical Virginity, Female Adultery Promiscuity Sexuality Sexual Dissatisfaction Virginity, Male Abuse, Sex Developmental Delays Alcoholism

In mid the 1950's, high school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a tiny dusty, Texas town. Duane dates the wealthy beauty Jacy, whil...

Director : Peter Bogdanovich
Cast : Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn

Grandma (2015)
Comedy Drama Romance Roadtrip
Death of Spouse Single Parenting Illegitimacy Abortion, Legal Unexpected Pregnancy Sexuality

Self-described misanthrope and grandmother, Elle, is also a lesbian poet coping with financial problems, the insecurity of a lost career, and the rece...

Director : Paul Weitz
Cast : Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Sam Elliott, Judy Greer, Elizabeth Pena

The Family Stone (2005)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Family Romance Holiday
Substance Abuse Enabling Breast Cancer Sexuality Chronic Depression American Sign Language Narcissistic Personality Disorder Denial Deafness Gaslighting Insecurity Anxiety Adoption Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Lipreading/Speechreading

The eldest, prodigal son of five children in the Stone family returns home to Thayer, Mass. to introduce his uptight, soon-to-be fiancee to his tough,...

Director : Thomas Bezucha
Cast : Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton, Craig T. Nelson, Rachel McAdams, Dermot Mulroney, Claire Danes, Luke Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Tyrone Giordano, Brian J. White, Paul Schneider

Steal This Movie (2000)
R Drama History Romance Biography
Bipolar Disorder Sexuality

After Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, a reporter is contacted to publish material about the FBI...

Director : Robert Greenwald
Cast : Vincent D'Onofrio, Janeane Garofalo, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Kevin Pollak

Frida (2002)
R Drama Romance Biography
Mobility Alcoholism Sexuality Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Amputation

At eighteen, Frida was hit by a pole and sustained permanent injuries as one of the passengers in the collision of two trolley cars. To take her mind ...

Director : Julie Taymor
Cast : Salma Hayek, Mía Maestro, Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas

The Way He Looks (2014)
NOT RATED Drama Romance Foreign Coming of Age
Virginity, Female Blindness Repression Sexuality Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Virginity, Male Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Alcohol Abuse

Leo is a teenager in 2014 Brazil attending his local school. Because he is blind and his class typewriter for note taking is not digital but loud and ...

Director : Daniel Ribeiro
Cast : Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano