Support group movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant support group movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious, humorous, touching and emotional films and TV shows about / with support group, friendship, hopes, death, life is a bitch, redemption, mother daughter relationship, pornography, dialogue and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as support group: Smashed (2012), Gravity (2010), Fight Club (1999), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Go On (2012), Starved (2005), Dear John (1988), Disfigured (2008), Mom (2013), People of Earth (2016).

List of support group movies

 6.8
 16K
Smashed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, ...
Style: sincere, touching, depressing, twists and turns, sentimental ...
Plot: support group, alcohol abuse, addiction, alcoholic, rehabilitation, profanity, introspection, irresponsible, life is a bitch, hopes, drinking alcohol, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.6
 939
Gravity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: tragicomedy, realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: support group, suicide, suicidal, friendship, life is a bitch, starting over, human nature, misfit, hopes, plan gone awry, ex athlete, mental disorders ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 8.8
 1.9M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, thought provoking, mind bending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, nihilism, fighting the system, insomnia, self destructing, life philosophy, loneliness, fist fighting, insanity, against the rules ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, teenager, youth, teenage life, adolescence, cancer, love and romance, dealing with death, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
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 7.5
 20K
Go On (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen, has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the ...
Style: semi serious, sitcom, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous
Plot: support group, loss, coping, grief, patient, uptight character, therapy, life turned upside down, therapist, dysfunctional character, solace, widow widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.8
 465
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, stock broker, misfit, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.8
 1K
Dear John (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. The series was based on the British sitcom of the same name. Dear John was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, the series was bounced to ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: support group, divorce, breakup, friends, couples, remarry, crumbling marriage, love and romance, down on your luck, looking for love
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, former parole officer Marilyn Gambrell and a colleague set up a pioneer trial-based program in one of America's toughest high schools to help the children of incarcerated parents regain control of their own lives and not ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: support group, against the odds, dedicated educator, human spirit, idealism, hopes, teenage life, society, teachers and students, children, child abuse, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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 6.6
 310
Disfigured (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lydia is an overweight sales clerk in a trendy home furnishings store, nearing 30. Though she is a member of a Fat Acceptance Group (a movement dedicated to fighting prejudice against overweight people), she is still struggling with complex feelings ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: support group, friendship, looking for love, unlikely couple, friends, misfit, human nature, physical appearance, anorexia, eating disorder, acceptance, real estate agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.2
 29K
Mom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: support group, recovering alcoholic, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, starting over, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family life, politically correct, workplace situations, irony ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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People of Earth (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, ironic, satirical
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, support group, skeptic, alien contact, journalist, society, screwball, small town, investigative journalist
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state
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 5.2
 367
Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, lifestyle, couples, youth, love and romance, social relations, breakup, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
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Starting Over (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
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 7.6
 234
Fat Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Fat Friends was an ITV drama, following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain and addresses the absurdities of dieting in our modern age. The drama looks at people and how they relate to one another and use body weight as an excuse ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: support group, friendship, family relations, self fulfillment, society, hopes, physical appearance, overweight, bulimia, obesity, weight loss, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, yorkshire, northern england
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The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gustave Klopp suffers from narcolepsy, he can fall asleep everwhere at anytime whithout warning. Living a simple life with his wife Pam and his best friend Lenny Bar, Gus decides to undergo therapy sessions and finds out that he can make incredible ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, offbeat
Plot: narcolepsy, support group, dream, follow your dream, imaginary, ambition, daydreamer, mental illness, group therapy, coma, comics, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, master criminal, survival, deadly, race against time, mind game, support group, police investigation, violence, survivor, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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Grace Is Gone (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, iraq war, support group, insomnia, parents and children, patriotism, gulf war, truth, family problems, couple relations, anti war, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, florida, usa, iraq, middle east
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 6.6
 11K
Sherrybaby (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: ex convict, drug abuse, support group, mother daughter relationship, warden, parole officer, addiction, starting over, parents and children, family problems, rehabilitation, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new jersey, delaware, usa
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 6.4
 35K
Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, physical therapy, life is a bitch, grieving, dealing with death, introspection, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tijuana mexico, mexico
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My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his alcoholism. Along with a fellow alcoholic (James Garner) he forms a support ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, support group, self discovery, drug abuse, against the odds, human spirit, friendship, hopes, rehabilitation, family problems, coping, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa
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 6.2
 14K
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rape, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, psychopath, support group, justice, vigilante, legal action, loss of daughter ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles
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 6.2
 8K
Little Fish (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, social realism ...
Plot: support group, drug dealing, heroin, junkie, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, starting over, drug dealer, tragedy, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drug addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 7.0
 47K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, estrangement, loss of son, marriage, family problems, housewife, support group, memory, therapy, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Genre: Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A worldwide epidemic encourages a bio-tech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.
Style: gothic, cult film, bloody, futuristic, macabre ...
Plot: goth, opera, therapy, support group, surgery, powerful corporation, against humanity, life is a bitch, future dystopia, terminal illness, makeover, stabbing ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: venice, paris france
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'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, childhood friend, neighbor, dating, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, doctors and patients, couples, power relations, love and romance, lifestyle, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 3K
Fat People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "GORDOS" is a comedy about life's excesses and deficiencies; about our insecurities, phobias, obsessions, traumas, mistakes, fears, blame, desires, hopes, challenges, concessions, goals, relationships, love, sex, health, family... ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: obesity, support group, social misfits, physical appearance, human nature, family relations, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, group of strangers, misfit, overweight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain
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Zombies Anonymous: Last Rites of the Dead (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In an imagined reality where zombies coexist with ordinary mortal folk, the undead are considered second-class citizens. Angela finds this out the hard way when she's shot by her boyfriend and must learn to adjust to her new zombie lifestyle. ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, humorous, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, support group, deadly, undead, social misfits, society, international crisis, rivalry, graphic violence, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.9
 3K
Home Run (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: baseball, addiction, rehabilitation, homecoming, life is a bitch, athlete's life, hopes, sport team, support group, starting over, redemption, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma, united states
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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: support group, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, depression, family relations, single parent, parent child relationship, post war, female protagonist, child abuse, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe, bosnia herzegovina
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