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

Movies With Repression

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

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

Doubt (2008)
PG-13 Drama Mystery Suspense Psychological Based on a Play
Abuse, Psychological Sexual Harassment, Male Repression Sociopathy Scapegoat Identity Glaucoma Single Parenting Abuse, Sex Abuse,Child Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Vision Abuse, Physical

It's 1964 at St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx, New York. Father Flynn, the new and popular priest is trying to bend the school's strict customs...

Director : John Patrick Shanley
Cast : Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis

The Way He Looks (2014)
NOT RATED Drama Romance Foreign Coming of Age
Virginity, Female Blindness Repression Sexuality Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Virginity, Male Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Alcohol Abuse

Leo is a teenager in 2014 Brazil attending his local school. Because he is blind and his class typewriter for note taking is not digital but loud and ...

Director : Daniel Ribeiro
Cast : Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, LĂșcia Romano

Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
R Comedy
Repression Diabetes Arranged Marriage

A Jewish bachelor who is passive and diabetic man wants to sell his predictable diner in Brooklyn in order to open the restaurant of his dreams in Man...

Director : Menahem Golan
Cast : Elliott Gould, Margaux Hemingway, Sid Caesar, Carol Kane

Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 Drama Romance
Death of Sibling Abuse, Emotional Virginity, Female Repression Depression, Situational Survivor Guilt Passive Aggressive Behavior

In the 1950's, Eilis, a young woman from Ireland, who is sponsored by a priest, leaves her village and travels alone to Brooklyn where a job and board...

Director : John Crowley
Cast : Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Julie Waters, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Michael Zegen,

Spotlight (2015)
Crime Drama Mystery Based on True Events
Substance Abuse Abuse, Psychological Virginity, Female Sexual Harassment, Male Repression Chronic Depression Virginity, Male Sexual Confusion Abuse,Child Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Physical Sexual Harassment, Female Rape

In 2011 Boston, Mass, The Boston Globe hires a new editor who is Jewish. As an unbiased outsider with no previous loyalties, he assigns "Spotlight," t...

Director : Thomas McCarthy
Cast : Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci, Michael Keaton, Liev Schriever, John Slattery, Brian d'Arcy James, Jamey SheridanBilly Crudup,

Picnic (1955)
PG Drama Romance Based on a Play
Virginity, Female Arranged Marriage Repression Panic Attacks Commitment Phobia Alcoholism, Functional Single Parenting Oppositional Defiant Disorder Illegitimacy Abuse,Child Alcoholism Insecurity Alcohol Abuse Sexual Harassment, Female

Over one weekend in a small Kansas town in 1955, Hal, raised with abuse by an alcoholic single father and then a football scholarship hero who dropped...

Director : Joshua Logan
Cast : William Holden, Kim Novak, Cliff Robertson, Rosalind Russell, Susan Strasberg, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

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