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

Movies With Dissociative Identity Disorder

Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
Comedy Drama War Military
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Comatose Retrograde Amnesia Delusional

In 1944, Captain Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the psychiatric ward at an Army hospital in Arizona. Under-resourced, Newman must make the ...

Director : David Miller
Cast : Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Bobby Darin, Eddie Albert

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

Chandramukhi (2005)
Comedy Fantasy Horror
Dissociative Identity Disorder

When Senthil and Ganga marry against the wishes of their extended family and move into a mansion next to a jealous cousin, strange things start happen...

Director : P. Vasu
Cast : Rajinikanth, Prabhu, Jyothika, Vadivelu

The Boston Strangler (1968)
APPROVED Crime Drama Mystery Based on True Events
Rape Dissociative Identity Disorder

Based on the true story of a series of raped and killed women in Boston, the police launch an investigation headed by John Bottomly. Through chance, h...

Director : Richard Fleischer
Cast : Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Sally Kellerman, Mike Kellin

Compulsion (2013)
R Drama Thriller Psychological
Dissociative Identity Disorder Eating Disorders Abuse, Sex Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Bulimia Nervosa Attachment Disorder

Two women with dark pasts, who suffer from various degrees of obsessive disorders, live across from each other in skewed worlds of their own making. T...

Director : Egidio Coccimiglio
Cast : Heather Graham, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kevin Dillon, Joe Mantegna

A Time to Kill (1996)
R Crime Drama Romance Thriller Courtroom Drama
Alcoholism Rape Marital Separation Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse,Child

In Canton, Mississippi, ten-year-old Tonya Hailey is viciously raped by two white racists. Almost immediately after Tonya is found alive, the two abus...

Director : Joel Schumacher
Cast : Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashley Judd, Kevin Spacey, Oliver Platt, Donald Sutherland

Angel Heart (1987)
X Crime Horror Mystery Thriller
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Harry, a private detective, is contracted by Louis to track down a singer named Johnny. Soon, everyone he questions about Johnny seems has met a myste...

Director : Alan Parker
Cast : Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

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

The Tenant (1976)
R Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir
Dissociative Identity Disorder

In Paris, a single man named Trelkovsky rents an apartment in an old building with inhabitants who regard him with suspicion and, at times, hostility....

Director : Roman Polanski
Cast : Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Single White Female (1992)
R Drama Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Asthma Dissociative Identity Disorder Antisocial Personality Disorder Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Having recently broken her engagement from fiancé Sam Rawson, Allison Jones advertises for a roommate to share the rent. When Hedra Carlson arrives, i...

Director : Barbet Schroeder
Cast : Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman

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

Primal Fear (1996)
R Crime Drama Mystery Suspense Thriller Courtroom Drama
Dissociative Identity Disorder Stuttering/Stammering Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Foster Care Abuse, Sex

In Chicago, 1996, Martin, a self promoting lawyer takes the unwinnable case of a young altar boy accused of murdering an eminent Catholic priest. Afte...

Director : Gregory Hoblit
Cast : Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand

Hangover Square (1945)
APPROVED Crime Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir
Retrograde Amnesia Dissociative Identity Disorder

One morning composer George Harvey Bone wakes with no memory of the previous night. He has a bloody knife in his pocket and it occurs to him he may ha...

Director : John Brahm
Cast : Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Glenn Langan

Sucker Punch (2011)
PG-13 Action Adventure Fantasy Thriller
Mental Health Facilities Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse,Child

A young girl is locked away in a mental asylum by her abusive stepfather who is permitting a lobotomy on her in five days. Fearful, she retreats to a ...

Director : Zack Snyder
Cast : Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens

Color of Night (1994)
R Drama Mystery Romance
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Psychologist Bill Capa gives up his practice when he unintentionally encourages a patient to commit suicide. In an effort to come to terms with this, ...

Director : Richard Rush
Cast : Bruce Willis, Jane March, Rubén Blades, Lesley Ann Warren

Nurse Betty (2000)
R Action Comedy Crime Drama
Death of Spouse Dissociative Identity Disorder Delusional

In 2000, a Kansas City waitress who dreams of becoming a nurse is delusional after seeing her husband murdered for selling drugs. Convinced she's the ...

Director : Neil LaBute
Cast : Morgan Freeman, Renée Zellweger, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear, Aaron Eckhart, Crispon Glover

A Good Marriage (2014)
R Mystery Thriller
Mobility Spinal Cord Injury Limp From Injury Dissociative Identity Disorder

Right after celebrating a milestone wedding anniversary, and directly before their only daughter's wedding, a wife finds solid evidence connecting her...

Director : Peter Askin
Cast : Joan Allen, Anthony LaPaglia, Stephen Lang, Cara Buono, Kristen Connolly

Anniyan (2005)
Action Drama Thriller
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Ramanujam, a conservative, quiet lawyer during the day and and undertaker at night, suffers from multiple personality disorder. When Ramanujam kills, ...

Director : S. Shankar
Cast : 'Chiyaan' Vikram, Sada, Prakash Raj, Vivek

2:37 (2006)
Substance Abuse Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Dissociative Identity Disorder Eating Disorders Unexpected Pregnancy

At 2:37 during a normal day in an Australian high school, a suicide will occur among one of the six troubled teens, each of whom will reveal their tra...

Director : Murali K. Thalluri
Cast : Teresa Palmer, Frank Sweet, Sam Harris, Charles Baird

Session 9 (2001)
R Horror Mystery
Dissociative Identity Disorder

After an asbestos abatement crew wins the bid for an abandoned insane asylum, the job is complicated by the obsessions of the crew: Hank is dating Phi...

Director : Brad Anderson
Cast : David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas

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

Fight Club (1999)
R Drama
Dissociative Identity Disorder Chronic Depression Insomnia

A depressed man suffering from insomnia meets a soap salesman. After the man's perfect apartment is destroyed, he and the salesman are sharing a run ...

Director : David Fincher
Cast : Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf

Perfect Blue (1997)
R Fantasy Horror Mystery Foreign Animation
Rape Dissociative Identity Disorder

A retired pop singer turned actress has her sense of reality shaken when an obsessed fan, that seemingly represents the ghosts from her past that she ...

Director : Satoshi Kon
Cast : Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Dark Floors (2008)
R Fantasy Horror Thriller
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Dissociative Identity Disorder

While waiting in the hospital for a brain scan on his autistic daughter, Sarah, Ben is very upset when a power failure occurs. He decides to leave the...

Director : Pete Riski, Alan Smithee
Cast : William Hope, Leon Herbert, Ronald Pickup, Philip Bretherton

Raising Cain (1992)
R Crime Drama Thriller Film-Noir
Adultery Dissociative Identity Disorder

Jenny Nix, the wife of child psychologist Carter Nix, becomes increasingly concerned about her husband's obsessive concern over the raising of their d...

Director : Brian De Palma
Cast : John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen

Numb (2007)
R Comedy Drama Romance
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctors and therapists, but ...

Director : Harris Goldberg
Cast : Matthew Perry, Lynn Collins, Kevin Pollak, Bob Gunton

A Double Life (1947)
APPROVED Crime Drama Film-Noir
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Actor Anthony John is strongly influenced by the characters he plays, taking on the persona of the characters he portrays to an extent that he has tro...

Director : George Cukor
Cast : Ronald Colman, Signe Hasso, Edmond O'Brien, Shelley Winters

Mulholland Drive (2001)
R Avant-Garde Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Dark Comedy Erotica Psychological
Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Retrograde Amnesia

A bright-eyed hopeful young actress arrives in Hollywood ready to be the next star. Instead, she's ensnared in a complex conspiracy involving a woman ...

Director : David Lynch
Cast : Naomi Watts, Jeanne Bates, Dan Birnbaum, Laura Harring

Precious (2009)
R Drama Fantasy Music Based on True Events Inspirational Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Eating Disorders Domestic Violence Sexual Confusion Single Parenting Developmental Delays Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Incest Abuse, Verbal Weight Challenged Down’s Syndrome Diabetes Denial Body Image Abuse,Child HIV infected

In Harlem, 1987, sixteen-year-old Precious, an illiterate, obese black teen is pregnant with her second child; both children fathered by her biologica...

Director : Lee Daniels
Cast : Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz

Lizzie (1957)
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Elizabeth has reoccurring headaches and trouble sleeping. She is given threatening letters that she has signed, but has no memory of writing them nor ...

Director : Hugo Haas
Cast : Eleanor Parker, Richard Boone, Joan Blondell, Hugo Haas

Psycho (1960)
R Horror Mystery Thriller Psychological
Dissociative Identity Disorder Adultery Denial Death of Parent Asocial Behavior

Phoenix secretary Marion Crane is frustrated with the life that will soon pass her by. She has to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks. And worse, h...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam

Passion of Mind (2000)
PG-13 Drama Mystery Romance Science-Fiction
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Marty is a successful single literary agent in Manhattan. Marie, her parallel persona, is a widow with two daughters in peaceful Provence, France. Mar...

Director : Alain Berliner
Cast : Demi Moore, Peter Riegart, William Fitchtner, Stellen Skarsgard, Julianne Nicholson, Sinead Cusack

Shutter Island (2010)
R Mystery Thriller
Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Dissociative Identity Disorder

In 1954 U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. Before ...

Director : Martin Scorsese
Cast : Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max von Sydow

Zelig (1983)
PG Comedy Fantasy Mockumentary Satire Historical Fiction
Panic Attacks Social Anxiety Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder Avoidant Personality Disorder

Zelig is a nondescript enigma who out of a desire to fit in and be liked takes on the characteristics of the personalities around him. The story takes...

Director : Woody Allen
Cast : Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

Persona (1966)
NOT RATED Drama Suspense Thriller Foreign
Dissociative Identity Disorder Mute Caregiving Enabling Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Chronic Depression

In 1966 Sweden, a young nurse named Alma is put in charge of Elisabeth, an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects but will not talk. As they...

Director : Ingmar Bergman
Cast : Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Comedy Horror Mystery
Dissociative Identity Disorder

When U.S. transplant Siddharth visits his Indian home with his new wife, he insists they stay at a family home, laughing off family members' warnings ...

Director : Priyadarshan
Cast : Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Ameesha Patel, Shiney Ahuja

Secret Window (2004)
PG-13 Mystery Thriller
Dissociative Identity Disorder

A famous mystery writer, Mort Rainey is confronted by a mysterious stranger outside his house. This stranger calls himself John Shooter and claims tha...

Director : David Koepp
Cast : Johnny Depp, John Turturro, Maria Bello, Timothy Hutton

The Ward (2010)
R Horror Thriller
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Dissociative Identity Disorder Retrograde Amnesia

In 1966, in a psychiatric hospital in rural Oregon, a troubled young woman named Tammy is admitted to the hospital with retrograde amnesia. Even after...

Director : John Carpenter
Cast : Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh

The Fisher King (1991)
R Action Drama Dark Comedy
Alcoholism Dissociative Identity Disorder Enabling Depression, Situational Delusional Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Caregiving

After Jack, a DJ, makes an opinionated rant on air, he inadvertently provokes a caller to murder innocent people in a Manhattan bar. Afterwards, he be...

Director : Terry Gilliam
Cast : Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruhl, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi, David Hyde Pierce

High Tension (2003)
NC-17 Crime Horror Thriller
Psychopathy Dissociative Identity Disorder

A beautiful young Frenchwoman, Alex, travels out of to the country to visit her family and brings along her friend Marie. Soon after they arrive in th...

Director : Alexandre Aja
Cast : Cécile De France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun

Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
R Crime Drama Romance
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Police psychologist Dr. Sarah Taylor usually remains emotional unattached, but uncharacteristically succumbs to a mysterious new lover Tony Ramirez. S...

Director : Peter Hall
Cast : Rebecca De Mornay, Antonio Banderas, Dennis Miller, Harry Dean Stanton, Len Cariou

Hide and Seek (2005)
R Horror Mystery Thriller
Death of Spouse Adultery Delusional Death of Parent Abuse, Physical Depression, Situational Suicide Denial Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Emotional

In 2005, following the suicide of his wife, psychologist David Callaway decides to take his daughter, Emily, away from Manhattan to start a new life i...

Director : John Polson
Cast : Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue

Sybil (1976)
Drama Biography Based on True Events Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Repression Enabling Delusional Genophobia/Coitophobia Single Parenting Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Abuse, Sex Self-Esteem Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Emotional Suicidal Abuse, Physical Schizophrenia Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Self-Inflicted Wounds Denial Abuse,Child Depression, Clinical

Sybil, a introverted twenty-nine year old student living alone in New York City has blackouts and nightmares about her childhood. After wounding herse...

Director : N/A
Cast : Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Martine Bartlett

What Lies Beneath (2000)
PG-13 Drama Horror Mystery Thriller
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Lacunar Amnesia Depression, Situational

Norman, a noted research scientist in academia, is concerned about his wife, Claire, a retired concert cellist who hasn't been herself since she was i...

Director : Robert Zemeckis
Cast : Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto, James Remar

The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
APPROVED Drama Mystery Based on True Events
Dissociative Identity Disorder

Eve White is a quiet, obedient unassuming wife and mother who suffers from debilitating headaches and occasional blackouts. She finally sees psychiatr...

Director : Nunnally Johnson
Cast : Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, Lee J. Cobb, Edwin Jerome

Birdy (1984)
R Drama War Military
Disfigurement Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Comatose

Al and Birdy became friends in high school despite their different personalities. Al is a popular and athletic extrovert and Birdy is a antisocial int...

Director : Alan Parker
Cast : Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Mad Detective (2007)
Action Crime Thriller
Dissociative Identity Disorder

In Hong Kong, a rookie police officer persuades a schizophrenic man, who was formerly an investigative detective, to come out of retirement in order t...

Director : Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Cast : Ching Wan Lau, Andy On, Ka Tung Lam, Kelly Lin

The Hours (2002)
PG-13 Drama
Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Genetically Predisposed Dissociative Identity Disorder Suicidal AIDS/HIV Sexuality Bipolar Disorder Depression Abuse, Sex

The stories of three generations of women -- author, Virginia Woolf in 1923, pregnant housewife and mother Laura Brown, in 1951, and New Yorker Claris...

Director : Stephen Daldry
Cast : Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Ed Harris

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

Dressed to Kill (1980)
X Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Erotica Psychological
Prostitution Dissociative Identity Disorder Sexual Reassignment Surgery Adultery Death of Parent Sexual Dissatisfaction Sexual Confusion Denial

In 1980 Kate, an unhappily married woman from the suburbs, makes a day trip to Manhattan. Liz, a call girl (who invests her earnings in stock) enters ...

Director : Brian De Palma
Cast : Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon