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

Movies With Head Injury

Anastasia (1956)
UNRATED Drama History Biography
Retrograde Amnesia Head Injury

In interwar France, a suicidal amnesiac bears a remarkable resemblance to the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, the youngest daughter of t...

Director : Anatole Litvak
Cast : Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

Sullivan's Travels (1941)
NOT RATED Adventure Comedy Drama Roadtrip Historical Fiction
Head Injury Retrograde Amnesia Arranged Marriage Abuse, Physical

Sullivan is a spoiled, naive director of shallow films who decides he wants to make a consciousness raising film that addresses poverty. Convinced he ...

Director : Preston Sturges
Cast : Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Giant (1956)
APPROVED Drama Epic Romance Historical Fiction
Alcoholism Head Injury Narcissistic Personality Disorder Death, Sudden Asocial Behavior

Around 1930, a single, wealthy, handsome yet naive Texas rancher Bick, visits a refined Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. While there, he meets and ...

Director : George Stevens
Cast : Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Mercedes Cambridge, Chill Wills, Rod Taylor

Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Mobility Head Injury Anxiety Retrograde Amnesia Adultery Diabetes

Henry is an affluent Manhattan lawyer who survives a neighborhood shooting only to find that once he recovers not only can he not recall memories, but...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

Random Harvest (1942)
PASSED Drama Romance
Retrograde Amnesia Head Injury

A veteran of World War I with amnesia meets a loving showgirl who nurses him back to health. They marry and settle into a happy life until another acc...

Director : Mervyn LeRoy
Cast : Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

Sweet Dreams (1985)
PG-13 Drama Romance Biography Music Country Western
Alcoholism Head Injury Domestic Violence Divorce

From 1956 until 1963 Patsy Cline was a feisty, provocative, yet soft-spoken woman with a passionate voice; one of the first country vocalists to succe...

Director : Karel Reisz
Cast : Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ann Wedgeworth, David Clennon, John Goodman

The Lookout (2007)
R Crime Drama Thriller
Head Injury Anterograde Amnesia

An admirable high school hockey player foolishly takes a drive in the night with his girlfriend and two other friends without headlights and with deva...

Director : Scott Frank
Cast : Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Isla Fisher

Ice Castles (1978)
PG Drama Romance Sport Original Version
Head Injury Brain Injury Blindness Depression, Situational

A pair of teenagers have dreams. She wants to be a figure skating champion and he wants to play professional ice hockey. They are in love and on top o...

Director : Donald Wrye
Cast : Robby Benson, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Colleen Dewhurst, Tom Skerritt

Airport (1970)
G Action Drama Thriller
Depression, Clinical Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Head Injury Adultery Denial Unexpected Pregnancy Depression, Situational Suicide

Take one severe snowstorm, one elderly Trans Global Airlines stowaway, shortages, an aging, pilot, unreasonable spouses, manpower issues, fuel problem...

Director : George Seaton, Henry Hathaway
Cast : Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset

Ice Castles (2010)
PG Drama Romance Sport Remake
Head Injury Brain Injury Blindness

Alexis Winston, along with her boyfriend, Nick, dreams of becoming a champion figure skater. The road to becoming a champion is long and forces her to...

Director : Donald Wrye
Cast : Taylor Firth, Rob Mayes, Henry Czerny, Morgan Kelly

Acolytes (2008)
Crime Drama Horror Thriller
Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Asthma Rape Head Injury Brain Injury

Mark, James, and Chaset (the lone female) are best friends, though Mark often feels like an outsider since James and Chase are a couple. They share a ...

Director : Jon Hewitt
Cast : Joel Edgerton, Michael Dorman, Sebastian Gregory, Hanna Mangan Lawrence

Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012)
Comedy Romance
Lacunar Amnesia Head Injury

Prem Kumar is all set to get married to his lover Dhanalakshmi. Then, the day before his wedding, he decides to play cricket with his friends and he g...

Director : Balaji Tharaneetharan
Cast : Vijay Sethupathi, Gayathrie, Bagavathi Perumal, Rajkumar

The Man from Laramie (1955)
APPROVED Drama History Western Military
Death of Spouse Head Injury Death of Sibling Blindness Enabling Abuse, Physical Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder

While attempting to deliver a wagon of dry goods, former cavalry officer Will is attacked and beaten by Dave, the vicious son of the local cattleranch...

Director : Anthony Mann
Cast : James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell

Dominick and Eugene (1988)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Developmental Delays Head Injury Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Caregiving Enabling

Dominick and Eugene are 26 year old twins who live alone in a tiny apartment in Pittsburgh. Though Dominick has developmental delays due to an acciden...

Director : Robert M. Young
Cast : Ray Liotta, Tom Hulce, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine, David Strathairn

Crime Doctor (1943)
Crime Drama
Retrograde Amnesia Head Injury

An amnesia victim named Robert Ordway becomes the leading criminal psychologist in the country. Then, he is hit on the head by someone he once knew. A...

Director : Michael Gordon
Cast : Warner Baxter, Margaret Lindsay, John Litel, Ray Collins

Stairway to Heaven (1946)
APPROVED Drama Fantasy Romance
Head Injury Convulsions/Seizures Brain Injury

In May 1945, Peter pilots a plane that is shot down. His crew bails out safely, but figuring he'll be dead soon he radios June, a young American woman...

Director : Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast : David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Light in the Piazza (1962)
NR Drama Romance
Developmental Delays Head Injury Caregiving Learning Disabilities Enabling Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

Noel and Meg have a twenty-six year old daughter named Clara who suffered a head injury from a fall as a child which resulted in her intellect remaini...

Director : Guy Green
Cast : Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton

Rebecca (1940)
NOT RATED Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Gaslighting Insecurity Head Injury Adultery Denial Unexpected Pregnancy

An attractive, but shy woman, staying in Monte Carlo with her demanding employer, meets the wealthy Max de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and...

Director : Alfred Hitchcock
Cast : Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

The Winning Team (1952)
APPROVED Drama Romance Sport Biography
Seizures/Convulsions Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Head Injury Epilepsy Vision

Baseball great Grover Cleveland, Alex, to his friends, develops post-traumatic epilepsy following a traumatic head injury during the pitching of a gam...

Director : Lewis Seiler
Cast : Doris Day, Ronald Reagan, Frank Lovejoy, Eve Miller