Alzheimer's disease movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant alzheimer's disease movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, emotional, serious, psychological and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with alzheimer's disease, family relations, memory loss, elderly, friendship, death, father daughter relationship, mental illness, memory and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alzheimer's disease: Still Alice (2014), Head Full of Honey (2014), What They Had (2018), A Separation (2011), The Leisure Seeker (2017), Away from Her (2006), The Father (2020), A Moment to Remember (2004), In the Game (2018), Another House (2013).

List of alzheimer's disease movies

 7.5
 130K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological, sad ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, family drama, supportive spouse, memory loss, relationships, terminal illness, illness, columbia university, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, doctors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Head Full of Honey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Before eleven years old Tilda's parents can put her beloved grandfather in an old people's home due to his progressing Alzheimer disease, she takes him on one last adventure that subliminally threatens to tear her family apart.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, grandfather grandson relationship, old age, family, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandparent and grandchild, grandfather, illness, memory loss, granddaughter ...
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, blizzard, grandmother granddaughter relationship, memory loss, drinking alcohol, prayer, lie, drinking, apology, snow, self discovery ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, california, florida, sacramento california
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 8.3
 230K
A Separation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: divorce, poverty, maid, alzheimer's disease, marriage, family problems, marital separation, muslim, parenthood, society, legal, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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The Leisure Seeker (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey from Boston to Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.
Style: road movie, tense, melancholic, captivating
Plot: alzheimer's disease, old couple, aunt niece relationship, road trip, elderly couple, dementia, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, husband wife conflict, grandfather granddaughter relationship, reflection in water ...
Time: year 2016, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: florida, detroit, south carolina, massachusetts, pennsylvania ...
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 7.5
 22K
Away from Her (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
Style: sincere, sentimental, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: elderly, marriage, alzheimer's disease, retirement home, nurse, true love, elderly lovers, human spirit, golden years, hopes, fighting illness, lovers apart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, iceland
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 8.3
 87K
The Father (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages and, as he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Style: sad, emotional, sentimental, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, caregiver, father daughter relationship, elderly, memory loss, dementia, elderly man, old man, terminal illness, human spirit, acceptance, self discovery ...
Time: year 1937
Place: london
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A Moment to Remember (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young couple's love is tested when Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: memory loss, love affair, alzheimer's disease, couple relations, love and romance, fighting illness, class differences, architect, reconciliation, family relations, resentment, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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 5.9
 469
In the Game (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Roland is reached by the illness of'Alzheimer's and his family is the small-care with him, except his grandson JB which n'has that'a single goal to play the final of basketball in Paris. But the parents of JB blocked this ...
Style: road movie, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: alzheimer's disease, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather, basketball, restaurant, basketball game, memory loss, doctor, restaurant owner, on the road, family relations, mother slaps son ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, marseille
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 6.4
 117
Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, estrangement, elderly, parents and children, memory loss, father son relationship, love, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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I Did Not Kill Gandhi (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Once known for his intellectual prowess, a retired professor (Anupam Kher) begins experiencing memory gaps and periods of forgetfulness. But while he tries to laugh it off, it soon becomes clear that the symptoms are a sign of a more serious ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: assassination, alzheimer's disease, college, parents and children, memory loss, mental illness, family relations, family problems, deadly, politics, aging, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 7.0
 18K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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The Mosquito Net (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maria suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Luis, Maria's fifteen-year-old grandson, doesn't say very much either; he shuts himself off in his own silent world to escape his parent's marital crisis, spending time instead picking up ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, alzheimer's disease, cat, family problems, family relations, mental illness, parents and children, teenage life, human nature, family life, crumbling marriage, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
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 6.5
 339
Lou (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, alzheimer's disease, parents and children, mental illness, aging, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, single mother, family problems, strong female presence, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales
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 6.4
 106K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: politics, leadership, prime minister, female politician, political leader, alzheimer's disease, golden years, world politics, society, feminism, husband wife relationship, multiple time frames ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, argentina, europe, united kingdom
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Plot: intelligence, rebellion, experiment gone awry, leader, rebelliousness, imaginary, monkey, genetic engineering, attack, talking animals, alzheimer's disease, animal attack ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment, boarding school, murder mystery, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, mystery, dealing with death, siblings relations, death of friend, unspoken love, alzheimer's disease ...
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Oh No Not Rudy Again! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 55 year old Bernd is looking forward to a quiet weekend at the lake with his best friend Klaus, 56 and his brother Peter, 53. But when Peter decides to bring along Casanova Murat, 37 hopes for a harmonic get together wane thanks to Bernd's ...
Style: road movie, humorous, feel good, disturbing, light ...
Plot: friendship, alzheimer's disease, nature, vacation, love, dog, fishing, missing person, escapades, group of friends, deception, elderly ...
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Memoir of a Murderer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former serial killer Byung-su gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and when a series of murders occur near his town, he worries whether the killings are his doings. Then, he comes across Tae-ju and realizes that he’s the killer. He reports this to ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, alzheimer's disease, father daughter relationship, vigilante, doubt, serendipity, confusion, daughter, serial murder, memoir, police, murder ...
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 6.4
 32K
Choke (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: cynical, melancholic, sexual, sexy, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, scam, sex addict, dysfunctional family, mental institution, parents and children, alzheimer's disease, life is a bitch, suffocation, depression, lie, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, iowa
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The Light in Your Eyes (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Time manipulation comes with a steep price for a young woman, who becomes 78 years old overnight after using a mysterious watch.
Style: suspense, humorous, suspenseful, touching
Plot: romance, alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, dementia, friends in love, love, supernatural power, love affair, love and romance, romantic friendship, male female friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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 7.6
 4K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: friendship, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, retirement home life, childhood memory, old age, rescue, fighting the system, parents and children, friends, golden years, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.4
 497
Innocence (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer tries to prove her mother’s innocence and uncover the secrets of a small village with the help of the local mayor. Her mother was accused of murder after the rice wine was poisoned at her husband’s funeral, but she is suffering from ...
Style: suspense, compassionate, intense, psychological, tense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, lawyer, court, alzheimer's disease, false accusation, family in crisis, family bonds, family problems, parents and children, parenthood, investigation, terminal illness ...
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Live Twice, Love Once (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Style: sincere, inspirational, thought provoking, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family relations, lifestyle change, friendship, family, life philosophy, love, redemption, family life, society, hopes, life changing experience ...
Time: contemporary
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A Million Happy Nows (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A veteran soap opera star retires to a beach house with her publicist and partner, but her Early Onset Alzheimer's will strain the couple's relationship until they find the strength to redefine themselves and what they mean to one another.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspense, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: alzheimer's disease, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian, dementia, rise and fall, actor's life, midlife crisis, friendship, estrangement, suffering, introspection ...
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I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: friendship, elderly, hopes, self discovery, starting over, mental illness, golden years, bittersweet, alzheimer's disease, painting, teacher student relationship, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 80K
Detachment (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, bleak, serious, depressing ...
Plot: depression, teachers and students, teacher, suicide, classroom, unhappy, social problems, social decay, human relationship, dedicated educator, life is a bitch, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.4
 44K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, law firm, lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, civil rights, idealism, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 8.2
 34K
Black (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Black is an adaptation of Helen Keller's autobiography. Black revolves around a blind and deaf girl, and her relationship with her teacher who himself later develops Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, uplifting, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mute or deaf, teacher, struggle, determination, disability, teachers and students, communication problem, graduation, human spirit, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life ...
Place: india
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 5.6
 127
Do I Know You? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grandfather of Ana is clearly experiencing Alzheimer. Family as no choice and make some decisions. This tense situation will change the life of Ana.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: family relations, memory loss, elderly, life is a bitch, mental illness, golden years, aging, grandfather granddaughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, senior citizen, retirement home, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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