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

Movies With Incest

This curated site has a list of movies about relationship challenges including films with arranged marriages, marital separation, adultery, promiscuity, sex addictions, and incest.

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

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

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

Repulsion (1965)
UNRATED Drama Horror Thriller Psychological
Incest Repression Delusional Androphobia Rape Psychopathy Catatonia Abuse,Child

Carole, a manicurist sharing a flat in 1965 London with her sister suffers from androphobia, a pathological fear of interaction with men. When her sis...

Director : Roman Polanski
Cast : Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux

The Cider House Rules (1999)
PG-13 Drama History Romance Coming of Age
Substance Abuse Incest Abortion, Illegal Orphaned Abuse, Sex Paralysis

Homer is the fully grown orphan in a remote orphanage in St. Cloud, Maine. As the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, he is taught everything ab...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Michael Caine,Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Delroy Lindo, Paul Rudd,Kathy Baker, Jane Alexander, Kate Nelligan, J.K. Simmons

Romper Stomper (1992)
R Action Crime Drama Thriller
Convulsions/Seizures Incest Epilepsy

A group of Nazi skinheads in Melbourne, Australia enact their anger on local Vietnamese, who they view as threatening the local racial purity. Eventua...

Director : Geoffrey Wright
Cast : Russell Crowe, Daniel Pollock, Jacqueline McKenzie, Alex Scott

My Old Lady (2014)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance Senior Interest
Depression, Clinical Enabling Caregiving Mobility Alcoholism Self-Esteem Divorce Death of Friend Anxiety Incest Blended Families Alcoholic Relapse Adultery Depression, Situational Suicide Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Illegitimacy

Mathias, an alcoholic New Yorker, divorced three times and down to his last dime, inherits a large, valuable Paris apartment from his wealthy, but lon...

Director : Israel Horovitz
Cast : Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas, Michael Burstin, Elie Wajeman

Beyond the Sea (2004)
PG-13 Drama Biography Music Dance
Rheumatic Fever Adoption Incest Blended Families Unexpected Pregnancy Chronic Heart Condition Anorexia Nervosa Illegitimacy Abuse, Sex

Spanning 1936 to 1973, Bobby Darin reflects on how his childhood rheumatic fever, which caused permanent heart damage and the prediction of his death ...

Director : Kevin Spacey
Cast : Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins, Brenda Blethyn, Greta Scaachi, Caroline Aaron

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
R Avant-Garde Comedy Drama Satire
Substance Abuse Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Incest Adultery Suicidal Kleptomania/Shoplifting Heart Failure Depression

Three child prodigies, all unique geniuses, are deserted by their father. They grow up lost and bewildered adults with their eccentric mother running ...

Director : Wes Anderson
Cast : Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson

Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 Drama Epic Fantasy Romance War Dark Comedy Coming of Age Inspirational
Substance Abuse Virginity, Male Single Parenting Abuse,Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Developmental Delays Asperger's Syndrome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Incest Promiscuity Death of Parent Amputation AIDS/HIV Scoliosis

Though young Forrest Gump is told he's slow and has scoliosis, he never thinks of himself as disadvantaged thanks in part to his positive, supportive ...

Director : Robert Zemeckis
Cast : Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Senise, Sally Field

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

Fool for Love (1985)
R Drama Western Psychological
Incest Blended Families Adultery Delusional Death of Parent Depression, Situational Suicide Single Parenting Denial Alcoholism Divorce

May is living, working, and hiding in a rundown motel in the Southwest. One day a truck pulls up and out steps Eddie, an old boyfriend from childhood....

Director : Robert Altman
Cast : Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid

The Grifters (1990)
R Action Crime Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Psychological
Abuse, Psychological Delusional Narcissistic Personality Disorder Single Parenting Psychopathy Asocial Behavior Addiction, Gambling Abuse,Child Prostitution Abuse, Emotional Incest Kidney Condition Insanity Unexpected Pregnancy Kleptomania/Shoplifting

In Los Angeles, Roy, a twenty-four-year old grifter independent since he was sixteen and posing as a salesman, receives a smashed kidney by an angry b...

Director : Stephen Frears
Cast : Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening, J.T. Walsh, Pat Hingle, Sandy Baron,

The Butterfly Effect (2004)
R Drama Thriller Science-Fiction
Mental Health Facilities Incest Single Parenting Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Denial Conduct Disorder Abuse, Sex Abuse,Child Asthma

College student Evan experiences headaches so painful that he frequently blacks out. While unconscious, Evan recalls difficult moments in his childhoo...

Director : Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber
Cast : Ashton Kutcher, Melora Walters, Amy Smart, Elden Henson

The Shipping News (2001)
R Action Drama History Romance Suspense
Addiction, Substance Enabling Down’s Syndrome Rape Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Caregiving Single Parenting Denial Anxiety Incest Abuse, Verbal

After being abused by a loveless father, Quoyle marries an equally abusive wife who soon leaves him to raise their daughter alone. Once his father and...

Director : Lasse Hallström
Cast : Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans, Judi Dench, Gordon Pinchett, Larry Pine, Pete Postethwaite

Something About Amelia (1984)
Drama
Divorce Incest Denial Abuse, Sex Abuse,Child Sexual Dissatisfaction

Guilt, shame, and fear have kept Amelia Bennett silent about the sexual abuse she's experienced from her father, Steven. When Amelia fears he might ap...

Director : Randa Haines
Cast : Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Olivia Cole, Roxana Zal

The Quiet (2005)
R Drama Thriller
Incest Orphaned Death, Sudden Death of Parent American Sign Language Mute Lipreading/Speechreading Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Deafness Genetically Predisposed

Dot is a teenager who is deaf, mute, and now orphaned. After the death of father, who was also deaf, she is sent to live with her godparents and their...

Director : Jamie Babbit
Cast : Elisha Cuthbert, Camilla Belle, Edie Falco, Martin Donovan

Viridiana (1961)
NOT RATED Drama
Incest Asthma

Viridiana, a young novitiate about to take her final vows as a nun, accepts a request from her widowed uncle to visit him. She agrees to his request f...

Director : Luis Buñuel
Cast : Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey, José Calvo