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

Movies With Agoraphobia

American Hustle (2013)
R Crime Drama Romance Based on True Events Dark Comedy Historical Fiction True Crime
Substance Abuse Enabling Sociopathy Panic Attacks Agoraphobia Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Gaslighting Insecurity Anxiety Adoption Blended Families Adultery Promiscuity Abuse, Physical Chronic Heart Condition Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Denial

In 1978, Long Island, New York con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his partner and lover, Sydney, are caught in a scam by ambitious FBI agent Richie ...

Director : David O. Russell
Cast : Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Alessandro Nivola, Robert DeNiro, Elisabeth Rohm, Louis C.K.

Copycat (1995)
R Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Panic Attacks Agoraphobia Anxiety

Criminal profiler and psychologist Dr. Helen Hudson becomes entangled in the deadly mind game of a deadly copycat serial killer, Peter Foley. Due to a...

Director : Jon Amiel
Cast : Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara

I Am Sam (2001)
PG-13 Drama
Developmental Delays Single Parenting Learning Disabilities Down’s Syndrome Agoraphobia

Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old and works at a Starbucks. He has a daughter by a homeless woman who abandoned him and the baby at the hosp...

Director : Jessie Nelson
Cast : Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest

The Last Days (2013)
Adventure Thriller Science-Fiction

A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces and soon the world population is trapped inside b...

Director : David Pastor, Àlex Pastor
Cast : Quim Gutiérrez, José Coronado, Marta Etura, Leticia Dolera

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 Best Offer (2013)
R Crime Drama Mystery

In the high-end world of art auctions and antiques, Virgil Oldman is an esteemed, eccentric genius. Oldman is hired by an heiress, Claire Ibbetson, to...

Director : Giuseppe Tornatore
Cast : Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks, Donald Sutherland

Finding Nemo (2003)
G Adventure Comedy Animation
Death of Spouse Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Memory, Short Term Anterograde Amnesia Disfigurement Agoraphobia

Marlin, a clown fish, lives in the Great Barrier Reef with his son, Nemo. Despite his father's warnings, Nemo ventures into the open sea and is abduct...

Director : Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich
Cast : Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Labor Day (2013)
PG-13 Drama Romance Coming of Age Based On Novel
Death of Spouse Stillbirth Postpartum Depression Agoraphobia Chronic Depression Miscarriage Mobility Cerebral Palsy Self-Esteem Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Divorce Blended Families Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Death of Child Abuse,Child

In the rural town of Holten Mills, New Hampshire in 1987 at the start of the long Labor Day weekend, a severely depressed mother, Adele, with a thirte...

Director : Jason Reitman
Cast : Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Tobey Maguire, Brooke Smith

Hairspray (2007)
PG Comedy Musical Romance
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Agoraphobia Weight Challenged Body Image

Tracy is a teenager with weight challenges and all the right moves. She's obsessed with the Corny Collins Show. After one of the stars of the show lea...

Director : Adam Shankman
Cast : John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes

Water for Elephants (2011)
PG-13 Drama Romance
Domestic Violence Bipolar Disorder Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Agoraphobia

After the death of his parents, Jacob is homeless. Events lead him to joining the circus as the vet and working for an unstable boss named August, who...

Director : Francis Lawrence
Cast : Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider

Matchstick Men (2003)
PG-13 Action Comedy Crime Drama Mystery
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Germaphobia Agoraphobia Chronic Depression

Roy and Frank, are partners in con. What Roy, a veteran of the grift and Frank, his ambitious, younger partner swindle are water filtration systems, ...

Director : Ridley Scott
Cast : Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman

Little Voice (1998)
R Comedy Drama Romance Music Dark Comedy
Social Anxiety Disorder Enabling Delusional Death of Parent Agoraphobia Caregiving Denial Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Insecurity Abuse, Verbal

Painfully shy "LV" or "Little Voice," is a recluse who listens closely to her late father's old albums in her room to deny the reality of her lonely l...

Director : Mark Herman
Cast : Michael Caine, Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Ewan McGregor, Jim Broadbent, Philip Jackson

Citadel (2012)
R Drama Horror Thriller
Death of Spouse Abuse, Verbal Single Parenting Abuse, Physical Agoraphobia

Tommy Cowley is a young father who has had agoraphobia ever since his wife was murdered by a gang of aggressive children. Trapped in the grim suburbia...

Director : Ciarán Foy
Cast : Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Ian Hanmore, Wunmi Mosaku

Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
R Drama
Agoraphobia Sexual Dissatisfaction Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Marital Separation

Married nearly thirty years, Doug and Lois Riley rarely talk. She's agoraphobic and doesn't leave their Indianapolis home. She's also already ordered ...

Director : Jake Scott
Cast : James Gandolfini, Kristen Stewart, Melissa Leo, Joe Chrest

What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
PG-13 Drama Romance Coming of Age Inspirational
Adultery Weight Challenged Single Parenting Down’s Syndrome Agoraphobia

The Grape family lives in the one street, working class town of Endora, Iowa. The family includes Ellen, Amy, Arnie, Gilbert and their weight-challeng...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen

As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 Drama Romance Roadtrip Dark Comedy
Asthma Abuse, Verbal Enabling Abuse, Physical Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Agoraphobia Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Caregiving

Melvin, is a successful romance writer, as well as, a cranky, bigoted, agoraphobic man with OCD who dislikes everyone he meets. His life is turned ups...

Director : James L. Brooks
Cast : Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Shirley Knight, Harold Ramis, Yearly Smith, Lisa Edelstein, Lupe Ontiveros

Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
R Comedy Drama
Substance Abuse Death of Spouse Addiction, Substance Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Adultery Death of Parent Agoraphobia Chronic Depression

Thirty-year-old Jeff -- a man who is weight challenged, addicted to pot and unemployed -- lives in the basement of his widowed mother's home watching ...

Director : Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Cast : Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Susan Sarandon, Judy Greer

Frozen with Fear (2001)
Crime Mystery Thriller

Katherine Sullivan has acute agoraphobic and witnesses the murder of her husband. She contacts an investigating detective and then both the body and t...

Director : Paul Lynch
Cast : Bo Derek, Stephen Shellen, Wayne Rogers, Dawn McKelvie Cyr

Devil (2010)
PG-13 Horror Mystery Thriller
Agoraphobia Claustrophobia

In Philadelphia, Detective Bowden is grieving for his wife and son who were killed five years ago when someone jumped from a skyscraper onto a truck. ...

Director : John Erick Dowdle
Cast : Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Jenny O'Hara, Bojana Novakovic

Ocean's Twelve (2004)
PG-13 Action Crime Thriller

Danny Ocean's gang pulled off one of the biggest heists Las Vegas ever saw, but there's still plenty of unfinished business. Casino owner and rival Te...

Director : Steven Soderbergh
Cast : Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Ed Kross

The Benchwarmers (2006)
PG-13 Comedy Sport

Three guys living in the shadow of bullies for years have decided they're not going to take it anymore. Now they must train with the help of Mel to ta...

Director : Dennis Dugan
Cast : Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz

The Uninvited (2008)
UNRATED Horror Thriller

A young woman's traumatic past returns to trigger a phobia she was once cured of: her fear of space only eased by the closeness of walls. She becomes ...

Director : Bob Badway
Cast : Marguerite Moreau, Brittany Curran, Colin Hay, Donna W. Scott

Nim's Island (2008)
PG Action Adventure Comedy Family
Germaphobia Agoraphobia

Nim joins her father, a scientist, when he researches marine life on an island. She spends her time making friends with all the animals, chatting on t...

Director : Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
Cast : Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Michael Carman

What About Bob? (1991)
PG Comedy

Before going on vacation, selfish psychiatrist Dr. Marvin has to take on a new patient named Bob. Full of neediness and phobias, Bob follows Dr. Marvi...

Director : Frank Oz
Cast : Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo

Restraint (2008)
R Drama Thriller

Small time criminal, Ron, has killed the boss of his girlfriend and is escaping from the police. Ron drives to an old manor in the middle of nowhere w...

Director : David Denneen
Cast : Travis Fimmel, Teresa Palmer, Stephen Moyer, Phillip Holder

Naked Fear (1999)
Unrated Horror Thriller
Agoraphobia Claustrophobia

Camden, who suffers from agoraphobia, takes in Randy, who suffers from claustrophobia, as a roommate. Unfortunately, Randy turns out to be a serial ki...

Director : Greg Lamberson
Cast : Robert C. Sabin, Tommy Sweeney, Peggy Crown, Terry Spivey

Big Sky (2015)
Drama Thriller Roadtrip
Mental Health Facilities Agoraphobia

Hazel suffers from a crippling case of agoraphobia that causes a rift between her and her mother, Dee. Hazel and her mother decide to go on a road tri...

Director : Jorge Michel Grau
Cast : Bella Thorne, Kyra Sedgwick, Frank Grillo, Aaron Tveit

Public Domain (2003)

A game show run by smug pseudo-intellectuals awards money to the contestant with the most pathetic life. The contestants are unaware they're even pl...

Director : Kris Lefcoe
Cast : Nicole de Boer, Don McKellar, Nadia Litz, Mike Beaver

Bunny and the Bull (2009)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Agoraphobia Addiction, Gambling

Stephen has agoraphobia. He also he won't leave the apartment and meticulously labels and stores everything he owns. He didn't always have it, as a fl...

Director : Paul King
Cast : Edward Hogg, Simon Farnaby, Verónica Echegui, Richard Ayoade