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

Movies With Denial

City Island (2009)
PG-13 Comedy
Voyeurism Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Sexual Confusion Scapegoat Identity Feederism Illegitimacy Depression Denial Insecurity Incest Blended Families Adultery Weight Challenged Stress

The Rizzo family lives In City Island, Bronx, New York and every member of it harbors a secret. Vince, a prison guard longs to become an actor and sec...

Director : Raymond De Felitta
Cast : Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer, Alan Arkin, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Ezra Miller

Educating Rita (1983)
PG Comedy Drama
Alcoholism Anxiety Fertility Abuse, Verbal Denial Asocial Behavior Smoking/Nicotine Addiction

In the 1980's, a married hairdresser from Liverpool named Rita is accepted into an open education program designed to offer a free college education t...

Director : Lewis Gilbert
Cast : Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman

Father Goose (1964)
G Action Adventure Comedy Family Romance Suspense War Historical Fiction
Commitment Phobia Passive Aggressive Behavior Alcoholism, Functional Temporary Speech Loss Oppositional Defiant Disorder Denial Self-Esteem Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Insecurity Anxiety

During World War II, Frank, a commander in the Australian Navy, blackmails his American buddy, an alcoholic ex-history professor and confirmed bachelo...

Director : Ralph Nelson
Cast : Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Jack Good

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Distant Location
Asperger's Syndrome Death, Sudden Avoidant Personality Disorder Sexual Dissatisfaction Survivor Guilt Narcissistic Personality Disorder Depression, Situational Denial

A visionary sheik believes in his passion for salmon fishing and decides to bring the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare no ex...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked, Rachael Stirling, Tom Mison

One True Thing (1998)
R Drama
Passive Aggressive Behavior Cancer Alcoholism, Functional Denial

When Manhattan journalist Ellen finds her mother Kate has cancer, she accept the request of her father, George, to take a leave of absence and return ...

Director : Carl Franklin
Cast : Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott

Bubble Boy (2001)
PG-13 Action Adventure Comedy Roadtrip Satire
Immune Disorders Abuse, Psychological Immune Deficiency Denial

A coming-of-age comedy follows the life of Jimmy Livingston, a young man born without immunities and raised in the world of his zealous, overprotectiv...

Director : Blair Hayes
Cast : Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo

Mermaids (1990)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Coming of Age
Depression, Clinical Alcohol Abuse Virginity, Female Delusional Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Denial

In 1963, after another failed relationship, Mrs. Flax, a single, Jewish mother uproots and moves her two daughters for the eighteenth time since kinde...

Director : Richard Benjamin
Cast : Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Christina Ricci, Michael Schoeffling

Words and Pictures (2013)
PG-13 Drama Romance Dark Comedy
Sexual Harassment, Female Rhumetoid Arthritis Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Alcoholism, Functional Single Parenting Oppositional Defiant Disorder Depression, Situational Denial Mobility Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)

In a private school in Maine, Jack is the outspoken, alcoholic English teacher is prone to competitive word games on lunch breaks with colleagues. Din...

Director : Fred Schepisi
Cast : Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Bruce Davison, Navid Negahban, Any Brenneman, Valerie Tian

Georgia Rule (2007)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Death of Spouse Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Genetically Predisposed Divorce Promiscuity Single Parenting Denial Abuse, Sex Alcoholism

Seventeen year old Rachel is sent to Idaho to spend the summer with her Grandmother, Georgia, who she hasn't seen her sine she was a girl. Georgia and...

Director : Garry Marshall
Cast : Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney

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

An Unfinished Life (2005)
PG-13 Action Crime Drama Dark Comedy
Death of Spouse Enabling Disfigurement Domestic Violence Passive Aggressive Behavior Caregiving Single Parenting Mobility Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Divorce Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Survivor Guilt Death of Child Denial

In order to escape the domestic violence of Gary, her boyfriend, Jean, a single mother with a daughter named Griff, secretly leave Iowa. Broke, with n...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman, Damian Lewis, Josh Lucas

The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 Drama Romance Distant Location Coming of Age Historical Fiction
Substance Abuse Alcohol Abuse Adultery Cholera Unexpected Pregnancy Sexual Dissatisfaction Virginity, Male Narcissistic Personality Disorder Denial

In 1920's London, Kitty, a flirtatious single socialite meets shy, intelligent Walter Fane. Though he's infatuated with her, she only marries him to e...

Director : John Curran
Cast : Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Toby Jones, Liev Schreiber, Anthony Wong

Sabrina (1995)
PG Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Single Parenting Denial Death of Parent Commitment Phobia Accent Reduction Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Growing up with her widowed British father, the chauffeur to the Larrabee's Rolls Royce in an estate on the North Fork of Long Island, New York , Sabr...

Director : Sydney Pollack
Cast : Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond, Greg Kinnear, Nancy Marchand, Fanny Ardant, Richard Crenna,Angie Dickenson, Paul Giamatti, John Wood, Dana Ivey

The Children's Hour (1961)
NOT RATED Drama
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Anxiety Sexual Confusion Denial Depression, Situational Suicide

Karen and Martha, best friends since college, own a boarding school with twenty preteens. They have worked hard to finally see a profit. Karen is enga...

Director : William Wyler
Cast : Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins

Frankie & Alice (2010)
R Drama Biography Based on True Events
Dissociative Identity Disorder Death of Friend Promiscuity Delusional Death, Sudden Abuse, Physical Unexpected Pregnancy Death of Child Denial

In 1970's a black go-go dancer named Frankie living in the Watts area of L.A., who experiences blackouts is repeatedly misdiagnosed with substance abu...

Director : Geoffrey Sax
Cast : Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad, Chandra Wilson

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

Spirit (2012)
NR Comedy Drama Foreign Satire
Alcoholism Divorce Commitment Phobia Domestic Violence Mute Single Parenting Denial Deafness

Raghunandan, an ex-Bank of England employee, now works for as an interviewer in a popular television show called Show the Spirit. An alcoholic loner, ...

Director : Renjith
Cast : Mohanlal, Kanika, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Nandu, Madhu,Lena, Kalpana, Thilakan

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

Catch-22 (1970)
R Comedy Drama War Mockumentary Satire
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Narcissistic Personality Disorder Insanity Denial Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Capt. John Yossarian is a pilot stationed in the Mediterranean who flies bombing missions during World War II. Trying to find a way to cope with the m...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel, Paula Prentiss, Orson Welles, Buck Henry, Jon Voight, Anthony Perkins, Martin Sheen, Bob Newhart, Jack Gilford, Charles Grodin, Norman Fell, Austin Pendleton, Elizabeth Wilson

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

The Secret (1992)
G Drama Family
Dyslexia Death of Spouse Denial

Mike's pride had caused him to keep, what he believes to be, a shameful secret. One that has affected his personal relationships, even with his son, P...

Director : Karen Arthur
Cast : Kirk Douglas, Bruce Boxleitner, Brock Peters, Laura Harrington

Notorious (1946)
NR Drama Mystery Romance Film-Noir Psychological
Gaslighting Alcoholism Narcissistic Personality Disorder Denial Learned Helplessness

Following the conviction of her German father for treason against the U.S., Alicia escapes her complex feelings about her love of the United States, h...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Gods and Monsters (1998)
R Drama Biography Based on True Events
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Suicidal Delusional Stroke Sexual Dissatisfaction Chronic Depression Sexual Confusion Denial Seizures/Convulsions

In 1950's Los Angeles, the once powerful Hollywood director best known for creating "Frankenstein" and "The Bride of Frankenstein," James Whale, has b...

Director : Bill Condon
Cast : Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich, David Dukes

Penny Serenade (1941)
NOT RATED Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Anxiety Adoption Survivor Guilt Death of Child Miscarriage Depression, Situational Denial Infertility

In 1941, Julie prepares to leave her loving but financially irresponsible husband, Roger. Before leaving, she goes through her scrapbook and begins to...

Director : George Stevens
Cast : Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan

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

Elf (2003)
PG Comedy Family Fantasy Holiday
Insecurity Attachment Disorder Single Parenting Little People/People of Small Stature Denial

Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa's sack and ended up at the North Pole raised by elves. Once he's a full grown adult, Santa a...

Director : Jon Favreau
Cast : Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Edward Asner

Hope Springs (2012)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Senior Interest
Impotency Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Therapy Enabling Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Sexual Confusion Denial

In Omaha, Nebraska Kay and Arnold celebrate their 31st wedding anniversary over dinner with their grown children. As usual, Kay is warm and friendly, ...

Director : David Frankel
Cast : Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Jean Smart

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

The Nanny Diaries (2007)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Insecurity Scapegoat Identity Narcissistic Personality Disorder Enabling Denial Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

After being raised by a single mother who supported them as a nurse, and commuting to school, new graduate Annie has no idea what to do with her degre...

Director : Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Cast : Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Donna Murphy, John Henry Cox, Alicia Keys

A Place in the Sun (1951)
PASSED Drama Romance
Insecurity Survivor Guilt Abortion, Illegal Single Parenting Denial Unexpected Pregnancy

George, a struggling young man raised by a single mother, leaves Chicago for California hoping to find better prospects through his wealthy uncle, Cha...

Director : George Stevens
Cast : Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere, Raymond Burr, Fred Clark

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.

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

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Self-Esteem Weight Challenged Sexual Harassment, Female Commitment Phobia Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Passive Aggressive Behavior Alcoholism, Functional Denial

Bridget Jones is an unmarried 30 'ish woman in London struggling against her age, her weight, her job, her status and, mostly, from her chronic lack o...

Director : Sharon Maguire
Cast : Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, Jim Broadbent, James Faulkner

Butterbox Babies (1995)
NR Drama Based on True Events
Death, Sudden Unexpected Pregnancy Disfigurement Passive Aggressive Behavior Death of Child Single Parenting Denial Abuse,Child Infertility Adoption

The true story of a couple that ran an illegal adoption ring out of a home for unwed mothers in Nova Scotia, from the 1928 through the 1945, that was ...

Director : Don McBrearty
Cast : Susan Clark, Peter MacNeill, Catherine Fitch, Michael Riley

Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Sexual Harassment, Male Enabling Death of Parent Depression, Situational Suicide Cancer, Skin Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder Depression, Situational Denial Addiction, Gambling Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

After her beloved father's suicide, twenty something Erin, a medical student, drops out of school to become a depressed nurse on the graveyard shift i...

Director : Brad Anderson
Cast : Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Holland Taylor, Robert Klein, Callie Thorne, Ken Cheeseman,

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

Suspicion (1941)
NOT RATED Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Gaslighting Insecurity Enabling Denial Addiction, Gambling Learned Helplessness Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

Charming Johnnie Aysgarth woos wealthy but shy Lina McLaidlaw, who runs away with him despite the warnings of her disapproving father. After their mar...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce

Chocolat (2000)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Suspense
Diabetes Depression, Situational Denial Domestic Violence Passive Aggressive Behavior Narcissistic Personality Disorder Kleptomania/Shoplifting

In the late 1950's, a beautiful and mysterious single mother, Vianne, and her six-year-old daughter move to a village in rural France. They create a s...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aurelien Parent Koenig, Antonio Gil

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

Black or White (2014)
PG-13 Crime Drama Dark Comedy
Death of Spouse Addiction, Substance Enabling Death, Sudden Heart Attack Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Death of Child Caregiving Denial Alcoholism Blended Families

After his seventeen year old daughter dies during childbirth, Elliott and his wife are grandparents raising their bi-racial grand-daughter, Eloise, be...

Director : Mike Binder
Cast : Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Jillian Estell, Bill Burr

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

Overboard (1987)
PG Comedy Romance
Dyslexia Retrograde Amnesia Narcissistic Personality Disorder Learning Disabilities Denial

Spoiled, demanding, wealthy Joanna, hires country carpenter, widower, and father of four boys, Dean, to build a custom designed shoe closet on her yac...

Director : Garry Marshall
Cast : Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Corrina, Corrina (1994)
PG Comedy Drama Romance
Death of Spouse Death of Parent Stroke Writer's Block Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Caregiving Temporary Speech Loss Single Parenting Denial

In the late 1950's when commercial jingle music writer Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope wit...

Director : Jessie Nelson
Cast : Ray Liotta, Whoopi Goldberg, Joan Cusack, Larry Miller, Don Ameche, Noreen Hennessey, Lucy Webb, Erica Yohn, Tina Majorino

Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014)
R Drama Music Coming of Age
Alcoholism Abuse, Emotional Depression, Chronic Denial Death of Parent Narcissistic Personality Disorder Gifted and Talented

In Manhattan twenty-three-year-old Eleanor is working as a waitress and living with her dishonest boyfriend, an aspiring musician. After she leaves hi...

Director : Frank Whaley
Cast : Leighton Meester, Julian Shatkin, Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong

Heavy (1995)
R Drama Romance
Social Anxiety Disorder Enabling Eating Disorders Delusional Virginity, Male Alcoholism Self-Esteem Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Insecurity Anxiety Adultery Weight Challenged Promiscuity Death of Parent Unexpected Pregnancy Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Survivor Guilt Scapegoat Identity Heart Failure Denial Body Image Chronic Depression Caregiving Single Parenting

In 1995, in a roadside Hudson River Valley diner called "Pete & Dolly's," Victor, the son of Dolly and the now deceased Pete, is his mother's caregive...

Director : James Mangold
Cast : Pruitt Taylor Vince, Shelley Winters, Liv Tyler, Deborah Harry, Joe Grifasi, Evan Dando

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Inspirational
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Depression, Situational Denial Delusional Death of Parent Asocial Behavior

Lars is a touching, amusing, and humorous man. Unfortunately, his mother's death during his childbirth and his father's ensuing depression and death ...

Director : Craig Gillespie
Cast : Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson, R.D. Reid

The Spectacular Now (2013)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Alcoholism Denial

Sutter lives in the present as a self-possessed high school senior and life of the party with satisfying employment and no plans for the future. An al...

Director : James Ponsoldt
Cast : Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Masam Holden

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
N/A Crime Drama Mystery Thriller Courtroom Drama
Dependent Personality Disorder Enabling Rape Masochism Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Passive Aggressive Behavior Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Denial Alcoholism Dissociative Identity Disorder

Fred, a lieutenant in the army, is arrested for the murder of a bartender, Barneyl. He claims, in his defense, that the victim had raped and beaten up...

Director : Otto Preminger
Cast : James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell,Eve Arden, George C.Scott, Duke Ellington, Murray Hamilton

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
PG-13 Drama Dark Comedy Coming of Age
Substance Abuse Mental Health Facilities Depression, Clinical Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Domestic Violence Passive Aggressive Behavior Hunger Strike Denial Abuse,Child Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Alcohol Abuse Abuse, Verbal

A story set in Louisiana from pre WWII to 2002. It follows four lifelong friends who stage a drastic, long overdue intervention between one of them, V...

Director : Callie Khouri
Cast : Ashley Judd, Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner, Maggie Smith, Shirley Knight, Angus Macfadyen, Gina McKee, Cherry Jones

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