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

Movies With Dementia

A Thousand Acres (1997)
R Drama Mystery Based On Novel
Abuse, Emotional Incest Adultery Death of Parent Breast Cancer Dementia Denial Abuse, Sex Abuse,Child

In Iowa, Larry, a prosperous farmer decides to retire and split his thousand acres of land among his three daughters, Ginny, Rose, and Caroline. Ginny...

Director : Jocelyn Moorhouse
Cast : Michelle Pfeiffer, Jessica Lange, Jason Robards, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Trainwreck (2015)
R Comedy Romance
Substance Abuse Assisted Living/Managed Care Facility Commitment Phobia Dementia Chronic Depression Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Insecurity Alcohol Abuse Promiscuity Death of Parent

Amy's parents divorced when she and her sister were young girls. Before moving out, her promiscuous father lectured his daughters about the dangers of...

Director : Judd Apatow
Cast : Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, Tilda Swinton, LeBron James,

Robot & Frank (2012)
PG-13 Comedy Crime Drama Senior Interest
Assisted Living/Managed Care Facility Kleptomania/Shoplifting Caregiving Enabling Dementia Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

In the near future in countrified Colds Springs, New York lives Frank, a long divorced, retired cat burglar. While his successful son, Hunter, tries...

Director : Jake Schreier
Cast : Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandan, Jeremy Strong, Peter Sarsgaard, Jeremy Sisto

St. Vincent (2014)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Military Senior Interest Inspirational
Death of Spouse Assisted Living/Managed Care Facility Dementia Alzheimer’s Disease Memory, Short Term Single Parenting Memory, Long Term Addiction, Gambling Prostitution Mobility Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Divorce Unexpected Pregnancy Stroke

Vincent is a gambling, alcoholic Vietnam veteran with PTSD who owns a run down house in Brooklyn. What money he does have is used to pay for his belov...

Director : Theodore Melfi
Cast : Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O'Dowd

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

On Golden Pond (1981)
PG Drama Family Romance Senior Interest Dark Comedy Coming of Age Based on a Play
Insecurity Divorce Blended Families Single Parenting Chronic Heart Dementia Alzheimer’s Disease

Eighty-year old Norman, a retired professor, and his wife, Ethel have returned for the summer to their cottage on GoldenPond in New Hampshire. A lette...

Director : Mark Rydell
Cast : Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon