Paraplegic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant paraplegic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, psychological, melancholic, sexy and touching films and TV shows about / with paraplegic, wheelchair, female nudity, disability, paralysis, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, destiny, love and romance and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Spain, UK and other countries.
paraplegic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as paraplegic: The Bone Collector (1999), Sleeping with the Devil (1997), Wheels (2014), Morgan (2012), Gattaca (1997), Anjaam (1994), The Haunted Airman (2006), A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997), Garden State (2004), Scoundrel in White (1972).

List of paraplegic movies

The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, master criminal, forensics, mind game, psychopath, crime, policewoman, paraplegic, crimes, riddles and clues, psychological thriller ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, united states
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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Professional nurse Rebecca Dubrovich is swept off her feet by charming millionaire Dick Strang, and the two begin a passionate romance. Only when it is too late does Rebecca discover that Strang has a very dark side...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: paraplegic, abusive husband, marital abuse, beating, despot, fear, saving a life, rehabilitation, love, millionaire, gym, woman in danger ...
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Wheels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two suicidal paraplegic junkies hustle their way through the city streets trying to find a reason to live.
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, sad, captivating ...
Plot: paraplegic, junkie, friendship, introspection, disability, cause and meaning, drugs/alcohol, suicide, self discovery, life, loneliness, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Morgan (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Morgan is the inspiring story of Morgan Oliver, a young athlete determined that a bicycle accident that left him paralyzed will not change him. He takes a chance on love when he meets Dean Kagen on a basketball court. Dean helps Morgan train for the ...
Plot: paraplegic, gay, gay relationship, paralysis, lgbt, cliff, kiss, wheelchair, beer, training, lifting weights, gay kiss ...
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Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, distopia, discrimination, eugenics, neo noir, genetics, society, destiny, paraplegic, space travel, hopes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: detroit, riviera, french riviera
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Anjaam (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Vijay Agnihotri is a wealthy, spoilt man who lives with his mother in the city of Mumbai. His mother has allowed him everything and more than that he wants. One day on a mishap Vijay manages to reach up with an air-hostess named Shivani Chopra, he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, murder, stewardess, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, frame up, family in danger, unfulfilled love, obsessive love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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The Haunted Airman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 68 min.
Story: An injured RAF pilot, confined to a wheelchair is committed to an eerie hospital where he starts to loose his mind.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, doctors and patients, war, disability, military, power relations, battles, isolation, danger, heroes, hospital, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this homage to film noir, a wheelchair bound (Jim Metzler) paraplegic fantasizes about the new blonde (Andrea Thompson), who moves into the house across from him..
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, femme fatale, investigation, mystery, dangerous attraction, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, disability, isolation, depression, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, family relations, romance, drugs/alcohol, friends, funeral, doctor, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
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Scoundrel in White (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jean-Paul Belmondo plays Paul, a former womanizer who marries the head of the medical department's "unattractive" daughter Christine because he thinks attractive women can't be trusted and make poor wives. A car accident leaves ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, cynical ...
Plot: satire, marriage of convenience, opposites attract, romance, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love and romance, looking for love, obsession, love triangle, prejudice, womanizer ...
Time: 70s
Place: tunisia, africa, france
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Coming Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, paralysis, disability, hospital, military hospital, soldier, paraplegic, wheelchair, post traumatic stress disorder, anti war, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, vietnam, usa, los angeles
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Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, intense, emotional ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lust, infidelity, sexual relations, bus, adultery, obsession, love triangle, danger, desire, haunted by the past, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, sarajevo ...
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Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: disability, wedding, paraplegic, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, athlete's life, hopes, human nature, misfit, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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Fando and Lis (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowsky's memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal.
Style: captivating, stylized, offbeat, surreal, serious ...
Plot: nihilism, puppet, cards, surrealism, paraplegic, cross dressing, toys, escapades, obsessive quest, society, puppets, cruelty ...
Time: 60s
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Como la espuma (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A message circulates from mobile phone to mobile phone. A bunch of strangers meet in a mansion. They come searching for sex, but never has an orgy been so full of love.
Style: humorous, light, sexy
Plot: swinger, womanizer, orgy, friendship, party, infidelity, unrequited love, transsexual, group sex, birthday, sex scene, swinger couple ...
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The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, human nature, society, human spirit, paralysis, hopes, life philosophy, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
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He Was a Quiet Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled loner, Bob Maconel, imagines blowing up the tower in Los Angeles where he works. He takes a revolver to his office intent on killing colleagues, and then himself. At home, he holds conversations with his fish, who encourage him to do it. ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: loner, office, disability, humiliation, surrealism, suicide attempt, workplace, self discovery, crimes, danger, loser, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, los angeles
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Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, extramarital affair, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, secret love, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, adultery, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
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The Visitor (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.
Style: serious, offbeat, scary, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, telekinesis, car accident, basketball, wheelchair, evil child, bird attack, alien, gymnastics, supernatural ability, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta georgia
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The Sea Inside (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sad, touching ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, freedom, dignity, lawyer, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, galicia
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Breaking the Waves (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Spain, UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: tragic love, priest, self sacrifice, marriage, love, power of love, nursing, injury, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, destructive relationship, sin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe
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Sarazanmai (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan
Story: The stage is Asakusa. One day, three second-year middle school students — Kazuki Yasaka, Toi Kuji, and Enta Jinai — meet a kappa-like creature named Keppi, who is the self-proclaimed heir to the throne of Kappa Kingdom. Keppi forcibly takes the ...
Style: surreal, touching, captivating, yaoi
Plot: teenage love, male bonding, teenage sexuality, male friendship, teenage crush, gay love, secret love, friendship between men, love, love triangle, zombie, gay ...
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Krrish (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: In Singapore, Krishna is forced by circumstances to use his superpowers and become a masked superhero named Krrish, before getting drawn towards his lost legacy.
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting
Plot: superhero, secret identity, good versus evil, megalomaniac, adventure, save the world, self discovery, undercover, love and romance, fall in love, master villain, supernatural ability ...
Place: singapore, india, asia
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Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexy, sexual, absurd, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, love triangle, intrigue, danger, infidelity, strong sexual content, murder, woman in danger, disability, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
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Glass (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, bad ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, plot twist, psychic, sociopath, super powers, superhero, mental institution, psychology, villain, psychopath, crime fighter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia
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The Wheel (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sometime in the near future, paraplegic prison inmate Matt Mills meets "The Board" of Satoshi-Telefair Industries, who thank him for joining the Program. Under pressure and with a promise to make him walk again, Mills agrees to volunteer. ...
Plot: experiment, female director, broken back, stabbed with a sword, prisoner, long haired male, self defense, bare chested male fighting, walking, male objectification, prison escape, medical experiment ...
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Easy Rider 2: The Ride Home (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this revisionist drama, the film delves into the family lineage of Wyatt Williams, the character made famous by Peter Fonda in the original Easy Rider Movie. Centering around the Williams family, and their internal family struggles throughout the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, avant garde, cult film ...
Plot: self discovery, on the road, breasts, buddies, family problems, society, profanity, graphic violence, americana, estrangement, rock, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mexico, arizona, ohio, california
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Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.
Style: humorous, bad taste humour, absurd, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slacker, goofy hero, dull life, unsuccessful, parents and children, stupidity, insanity, absurd humor, leaving home, sausage, wheelchair, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pakistan
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Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, master and servant, love triangle, obsession, sex, social differences, world war one, adultery, betrayal, wheelchair, servant ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
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Visitors (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Georgia Perry, the first woman to sail around the world solo.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sea voyage, hallucination, sailing, ghost, mystery, supernatural, danger, isolation, deadly, ocean or sea, insanity, cat ...
Time: contemporary
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