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

Movies With Alcoholic, Recovering

Rio Bravo (1959)
N/A Action Drama Romance Western Music
Alcoholism Gifted and Talented Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Alcoholic, Recovering

Chance, the sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape...

Director : Howard Hawks
Cast : John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, John Russell

28 Days (2000)
PG-13 Comedy Drama
Substance Abuse Alcoholism Genetically Predisposed Rehabilitation Facility Detoxification Self-Mutilation Alcoholic, Recovering

After getting into a car accident while drunk and ruining her sister's wedding, journalist Gwen Cummings is given a choice between entering prison or ...

Director : Betty Thomas
Cast : Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

Only When I Laugh (1981)
R Comedy Drama
Single Parenting Rehabilitation Facility Alcoholic, Recovering

An alcoholic Broadway actress comes out of a twelve week rehabilitation center to face not just the problems of her best friends, but the neglectful w...

Director : Glenn Jordan
Cast : Marsha Mason, Kristy McNichol, James Coco, Joan Hackett

The Playboys (1992)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Alcoholism Illegitimacy Denial Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Alcoholic, Recovering

In the late 1950's Ireland, a young woman named Tara scandalizes her tiny,Catholic village by having a baby out of wedlock and refusing to name the fa...

Director : Gillies MacKinnon
Cast : Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn, Robin Wright, Milo O'Shea

People Like Us (2012)
PG-13 Drama Romance Based on True Events Coming of Age
Death of Spouse Stress Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Alcoholic, Recovering Single Parenting Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Anxiety Adoption Blended Families Promiscuity Death of Parent Chronic Heart Condition

Sam's once successful life, complete with a job and terrific girlfriend, is in trouble. He's blown a big deal and now owes his employer a lot of money...

Director : Alex Kurtzman
Cast : Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Hall D'Addario, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mark Duplass

Postcards from the Edge (1990)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Rehabilitation Facility Recovering Substance Abuser Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide Alcoholic, Recovering Illegitimacy Denial Alcoholism

Substance-addicted Hollywood royalty and actress, Suzanne Vale is out of control. After a stay in rehab, the director of her next film insists, as a c...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman

Double Jeopardy (1999)
R Action Crime Mystery Thriller
Death of Spouse Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Alcoholic, Recovering Death of Child Adultery

When a woman is framed for her husband's murder and imprisoned, she suspects he is still alive and does everything in her power to find him. And if sh...

Director : Bruce Beresford
Cast : Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd, Bruce Greenwood

Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
NR Drama Romance Inspirational
Mental Health Facilities Dependent Personality Disorder Rehabilitation Facility Enabling Detoxification Alcoholic, Recovering Single Parenting Denial Prostitution Alcoholism Marital Separation Adultery Alcoholics Anonymous Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

In 1962 San Francisco, Joe is a rising public relations man obligated to procure anything a client wants, whether it's an article in a prominent magaz...

Director : Blake Edwards
Cast : Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford, Jack Klugman

White Oleander (2002)
PG-13 Crime Drama Coming of Age
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Foster Parenting Depression, Situational Suicide Attachment Disorder Alcoholic, Recovering Narcissistic Personality Disorder Foster Care Abuse, Child

Astrid is a fifteen-year-old teenager who must journey through a series of foster homes after her controlling mother goes to prison for poisoning a fo...

Director : Peter Kosminsky
Cast : Amy Aquino, John Billingsley, Elisa Bocanegra, Darlene Bohorquez

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