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

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

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
PG Drama Romance Based on a Play
Impotency Alcoholism Broken Bones Cancer Enabling Sexual Dissatisfaction Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Sexual Confusion

In the 1950's, wealthy Mississippi plantation owner Big Daddy Pollitt, is dying of cancer. At his 65th birthday party, he's acutely aware it's his las...

Director : Richard Brooks
Cast : Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson, Madeleine Sherwood, Judith Anderson

Cabaret (1972)
PG Drama Musical War Military Historical Fiction Based On Novel Based on a Play Dance
Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Confusion Abortion, Illegal Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Unexpected Pregnancy

In pre WWII Berlin, Germany, in 1931, eccentric American Sally Bowles, a cabaret singer at the subversive Kit-Kat Club meets British student Brian Ro...

Director : Bob Fosse
Cast : Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Marisa Berinson

Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
UNRATED Drama Mystery Thriller Erotica Based on a Play
Wendy Syndrome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Nervous Breakdown/Collapse Psychogenic/Dissociative Amnesia Enabling Sexuality Co-Dependent Personality Disorder

A wealthy New Orleans widow named Violet, attempts to bribe Dr. Cukrowicz, a young psycho-surgeon from a mental hospital desperately in need of funds,...

Director : Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Cast : Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker

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

The Night of the Iguana (1964)
PG Drama Erotica Psychological Based on a Play
Alcoholism Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Addiction, Sex Promiscuity Enabling

Defrocked Reverand T. Lawrence Shannon began in Mexico in 1962 years as a tourist guide for a shady travel agency. Now he's accompanying a group of w...

Director : John Huston
Cast : Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon

Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
APPROVED Drama Psychological Based on a Play
Prostitution Alcoholism Virginity, Female

Chance Wayne returns to his hometown a gigolo, years after being sent on his way by the concerned father of his former girlfriend, Heavenly. He arrive...

Director : Richard Brooks
Cast : Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Ed Begley

A Chorus Line (1985)
PG-13 Drama Musical Music Based on a Play Dance
Abuse, Psychological Biracial Smoking/Nicotine Addiction Sexuality Depression Body Image Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Anxiety Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Verbal Suicidal Abuse, Physical

Inside a dark Broadway theater in New York City in the mid-1980's, Zach, a famous choreographer, must narrow down hundreds of unemployed, hopeful danc...

Director : Richard Attenborough
Cast : Michael Douglas, Alyson Reed,

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
NOT RATED Comedy Romance Original Version Based on a Play
Wendy Syndrome Alcoholism Insecurity Narcissistic Personality Disorder Adultery

Affluent Philadelphia socialites Tracy and Dexter marry impulsively and divorce the say way. Tracy claims they broke up when Dexter's drinking became ...

Director : George Cukor
Cast : Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG Drama Based on a Play
Histrionic Personality Disorder Enabling Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Rape Domestic Violence Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Passive Aggressive Behavior Alcoholism, Functional

Blanche DuBois, a wilted southern belle, has lost the family home to back taxes. With nothing but a valise of faded dreams, she ends up in shock at he...

Director : Elia Kazan
Cast : Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Tea and Sympathy (1956)
APPROVED Drama Coming of Age Based on a Play
Death of Spouse Suicidal Sexuality Chronic Depression Virginity, Male Sexual Confusion Denial Prostitution Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)

At a private male boarding school in 1956, seventeen-year-old Tom is more interested in the arts than in sports, something he is constantly reminded o...

Director : Vincente Minnelli
Cast : Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson, Edward Andrews, Darryl Hickman, Dean Jones

On Golden Pond (1981)
PG Drama Family Romance Senior Interest Dark Comedy Coming of Age Based on a Play
Insecurity Divorce Blended Families Single Parenting Chronic Heart Dementia Alzheimer’s Disease

Eighty-year old Norman, a retired professor, and his wife, Ethel have returned for the summer to their cottage on GoldenPond in New Hampshire. A lette...

Director : Mark Rydell
Cast : Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon

West Side Story (1961)
UNRATED Action Crime Drama Musical Romance Based on a Play Dance
Virginity, Female Addiction, Danger Second Language Acquisition Sexuality Domestic Violence Narcissistic Personality Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) Insecurity Death of Sibling Abuse, Verbal Abuse, Physical Sexual Harassment, Female Accent Reduction Conduct Disorder Abuse,Child

It's 1961 and the influx of Puerto Ricans in the west side of Manhattan has created two rival gangs of feuding families and teenagers with a hatred an...

Director : Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Cast : Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, John Astin