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

Movies With Addiction, Sex

Skin Deep (1989)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Alcoholism Promiscuity Addiction, Sex

Zach Hutton is a womanizing, alcoholic, irresponsible writer whose life seems to be falling apart at the seams. He's still in love with his ex-wife an...

Director : Blake Edwards
Cast : John Ritter, Vincent Gardenia, Alison Reed, Joel Brooks, Julianne Phillips, Nina Foch

Belle de Jour (1967)
APPROVED Drama Foreign Erotica
Prostitution Sexual Dissatisfaction Virginity, Female Addiction, Sex Abuse, Sex

In appearance, Severine is a chic, affluent woman in Paris married to a respected doctor. While she loves her husband, what he most admires about her ...

Director : Luis Buñuel
Cast : Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page

Welcome to Me (2014)
R Drama Dark Comedy Farce Satire
Burn Victim Enabling Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Chronic Depression Narcissistic Personality Disorder Bipolar Disorder Addiction, Sex Denial Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Insecurity Promiscuity Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

In California, Alice, a girl with manic depression who grows to be a woman with borderline personality disorder, uses her disability earnings on lotte...

Director : Shira Piven
Cast : Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Wes Bentley, Tim Robbins, Linda Cardellini, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Where the Truth Lies (2005)
R Crime Drama Mystery Thriller Erotica
Substance Abuse Polio Alcohol Abuse Death, Sudden Death of Parent Depression, Situational Suicide Death of Child Addiction, Sex

In 1957, a young polio survivor is featured on a Miami telethon reported on by her journalist father and hosted by a Martin and Lewis like duo. After ...

Director : Atom Egoyan
Cast : Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman, David Hayman

The Departed (2006)
R Crime Drama Thriller Erotica
Substance Abuse Impotency Abuse, Psychological Panic Attacks Single Parenting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Cancer Abuse, Verbal Orphaned Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Addiction, Sex

Billy, a recent orphan and South Boston police officer graduate is requested by his boss to go undercover to infiltrate the Irish mobster, Frank. As B...

Director : Martin Scorsese
Cast : Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Vera Farmiga, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen

Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
R Crime Drama Based on True Events Film-Noir
Substance Abuse Impotency Polio Misogyny Disfigurement Deafness Alcoholism Insecurity Anxiety Sexual Dysfunction Abortion, Illegal Suicidal Promiscuity Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Scoliosis Rape Masochism Addiction, Sex Body Image Commitment Phobia Limp From Injury Domestic Violence

Theresa grew up in a strict Irish Catholic family in the 1960's. She was left with the psychological and physical scars from childhood polio, surgery,...

Director : Richard Brooks
Cast : Diane Keaton, Richard Gere, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton, Tom Berenger, Richard Kiley

Thanks for Sharing (2012)
R Comedy Drama
Addiction, Sex

Four recovering sex addicts try to support each other and form healthy, new relationships without discussing what their addiction is with their new pa...

Director : Stuart Blumberg
Cast : Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Gad, Joely Richardson

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
NOT RATED Drama Erotica Psychological
Stress Dissociative Identity Disorder Addiction, Sex Abuse,Child

Joe, a self-diagnosed sex addict, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor, Seligman, who takes her into his home. As he tends to h...

Director : Lars von Trier
Cast : Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Willem Dafoe, Mia Goth

Kinsey (2004)
R Drama Biography Based on True Events Erotica Historical Fiction
Addiction, Substance Abuse, Psychological Virginity, Female Enabling Self-Mutilation Virginity, Male Sexual Confusion Addiction, Sex Abuse,Child Abuse, Emotional Adultery Abuse, Verbal Sexual Therapy Heart Attack

Alfred Kinsey has been interested in biology since he was a child during the early 1900's, despite the rigid criticisms of his overbearing, devoutly C...

Director : Bill Condon
Cast : Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard,Timothy Hutton, John Lithogow, John Krasinski, Oliver Platt, Julianne Nicholson, Lynn Redgrave, Veronica Cartwright, Tim Curry

The Chapman Report (1962)
Drama Romance
Death of Spouse Virginity, Female Frigidity Enabling Panic Attacks Sexual Dissatisfaction Sexual Confusion Abuse, Sex Alcoholism Marital Separation Anxiety Sexual Therapy Promiscuity Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Addiction, Sex Denial

Based on the best-selling book that was inspired by the Kinsey Report on the sexual mores of women, the film details the sexual lives of four women wi...

Director : George Cukor
Cast : Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jane Fonda, Claire Bloom, Shelley Winters

Auto Focus (2002)
R Crime Drama Biography Based on True Events
Substance Abuse Adultery Addiction, Sex

A successful television star during the 1960s on the program "Hogan's Heroes," actor Bob Crane projects a droll, funny, wholesome image that masks a s...

Director : Paul Schrader
Cast : Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Rita Wilson, Maria Bello

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R Comedy Drama Romance Dark Comedy Ballroom Dancing Dance
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Survivor Guilt Scapegoat Identity Bipolar Disorder Alcoholism, Functional Addiction, Sex Addiction, Gambling Genetically Predisposed Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Physical Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

Dolores discharges her son Pat, Jr. from a mental health institution, against his doctor's advice and without the knowledge of her husband, Pat Sr., a...

Director : David O. Russell
Cast : Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
R Drama Musical Animation
Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Addiction, Sex

The movie tells the story of rock singer "Pink" who is sitting in his hotel room in Los Angeles, burned out and only able to perform on stage with the...

Director : Alan Parker
Cast : Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

Sue (1997)
Drama Psychological
Abuse, Sex Sexual Dysfunction Addiction, Sex

Sue is a New Yorker adrift in her life. She's unemployable, even though she has a degree in psychology. She's so behind on her rent, she has to take i...

Director : Amos Kollek
Cast : Anna Levine, Matthew Powers, Austin Pendleton,Tahnee Welch, Tracee Ellis Ross

The Night of the Iguana (1964)
PG Drama Erotica Psychological Based on a Play
Alcoholism Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Addiction, Sex Promiscuity Enabling

Defrocked Reverand T. Lawrence Shannon began in Mexico in 1962 years as a tourist guide for a shady travel agency. Now he's accompanying a group of w...

Director : John Huston
Cast : Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon

The Fugitive Kind (1960)
Approved Drama Romance
Alcoholism Cancer Adultery Addiction, Sex Promiscuity Unexpected Pregnancy

Val, a drifter, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence, a lonely woman whose husband Jabe is dying of cancer upstairs....

Director : Sidney Lumet
Cast : Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward, Maureen Stapleton

A Wedding (1978)
PG Romance Dark Comedy Satire
Addiction, Substance Avoidant Personality Disorder Abortion, Legal Sexual Dissatisfaction Dementia Sexual Confusion Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Epilepsy Seizures/Convulsions Alcoholism Adultery Promiscuity Death, Sudden Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Mute Addiction, Sex

The wedding of an old money Chicago family (who may be connected to the mob by marriage) and a nouveau riche family from the south. Dino, the groom ha...

Director : Robert Altman
Cast : Carol Burnett, Mia Farrow, Paul Dooley, Geraldine Chaplin, Lillian Gish, Vittorio Gassman, Howard Duff, Desi Arnaz, Jr., Peggy Ann Garner, Nina van Pallendt, Amy Stryker, Lauren Hutton, Pam Dawber

A Rage to Live (1965)
Drama Based On Novel
Dissociative Identity Disorder Adultery Suicidal Promiscuity Rape Chronic Depression Addiction, Sex

Pennsylvania newspaper heiress, Grace's hypersexuality manifests as promiscuous affairs that threaten to destroy the reputation of her affluent Pennsy...

Director : Walter Grauman
Cast : Suzanne Pleshette, Bradford Dillman, Ben Gazzara, Peter Graves

Written on the Wind (1956)
NOT RATED Drama
Impotency Alcoholism Sexual Dissatisfaction Addiction, Sex Unexpected Pregnancy

In 1955 Mitch is a geologist working for the Hadleys, an oil-rich Texas family that he's known since they grew up together. While the patriarch Jared ...

Director : Douglas Sirk
Cast : Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Laurel Canyon (2002)
R Drama Romance Dark Comedy Coming of Age Erotica
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Enabling Commitment Phobia Sexual Dissatisfaction Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Insecurity Anxiety Alcohol Abuse Abuse, Emotional Sexual Dysfunction Adultery Promiscuity Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Addiction, Sex Depression, Situational Denial Voyeurism

Newly graduated Psychiatrist, Sam and his fiancee, Alex leave the confines of a rigid Harvard life for Sam's residency in Los Angeles. Sam has avoided...

Director : Lisa Cholodenko
Cast : Frances McDormand, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Alessandro Nivola, Natascha McElhone