Handicapped movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant handicapped movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, realistic and emotional films and TV shows about / with handicapped, disability, wheelchair, family relations, love, physical disability, friendship, unlikely friendships, mentor and honest plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
handicapped movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as handicapped: Me Before You (2016), The Theory of Everything (2014), Rolling to You (2018), The Intouchables (2011), The Upside (2017), My Left Foot (1989), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Nationale 7 (2000), Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002), Soul Surfer (2011).

List of handicapped movies

Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: disability, love, romance, love story, love and romance, fall in love, handicapped, quadriplegic, caregiver, euthanasia, death, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, usa, switzerland, mallorca ...
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The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: touching, uplifting, thought provoking, compassionate, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disability, genius, love, cambridge university, handicapped, prodigy, fall in love, against the odds, supportive spouse, husband wife relationship, physicist, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: oxford university, england, united kingdom
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Rolling to You (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jocelyn is a selfish and misogynist businessman. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day he meets her sister, who is also in a wheelchair.
Style: romantic, humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good
Plot: handicapped, man in a wheelchair, woman in a wheelchair, fall in love, lie, womanizer, disabled person, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, change of heart, pretense, love and romance ...
Place: prague, paris france
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: disability, friendship, friendship between men, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, lifestyle change, handicapped, french, human relationship, culture clash, friends, disabled person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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The Upside (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and a unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, motivational, inspirational ...
Plot: man in a wheelchair, handicapped, interracial friendship, rich man, class differences, assistant, friendship, goodhearted, disability, caregiver, rich and poor, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york, chicago illinois
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My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, unusual plot structure, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, cerebral palsy, handicapped, paralysis, irish, artist, writers, working class, poet, art, painter, loneliness ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, disability, politics, fighting the system, wartime, war, handicapped, military, desert, drunkenness, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 80s, year 1970 ...
Place: vietnam, the philippines, texas, iraq, usa ...
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Nationale 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a nursing home for disabled near Toulon, René is unanimously hated by all. With fifty years and suffering from myopathy, has an irascible, rebellious character. But not resist provocations candor and uprightness of Julie, a special educator ...
Style: semi serious, touching, psychological, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, handicapped, self discovery, paraplegic, couples, misfit, sexual relations, biker, obstacle, male female relationship, caravan, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye is an American television series that premiered in 2002 on the PAX Network. The show ended in May 2005 due to PAX's decision to halt the production of original programming. It was one of the two highest rated shows on the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: deaf, agent, handicapped, fbi, police investigation, special agents, fighting crime, disability, law enforcement, crimes, mute or deaf, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Soul Surfer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany ...
Style: christian film, touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, family outing, chick flick ...
Plot: surfing, christian, human spirit, shark, disability, sport, against the odds, teenager, shark attack, handicapped, surfer, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: hawaii, california, usa, thailand
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Corrections Class (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lena is a bright, disabled girl who, after years spent studying at home, is keen to get back to school. She is assigned to a special class for disabled pupils who have to present themselves before a school commission at the end of the year in order ...
Style: lyrical, emotional, compassionate, sad, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage rape, teenager, school, handicapped, love, disabled person, friendship, disability, ambition, female protagonist, lie, political persecution ...
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, depressing, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: disability, dysfunctional family, mentally challenged, self discovery, small town, mental illness, responsibility, brothers, character study, coming of age, life philosophy, compassion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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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, sad, emotional, touching, philosophical ...
Plot: disability, euthanasia, human spirit, death, suicide, handicapped, lawyer, existentialism, character study, life & death, dignity, understanding ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, catalonia, galicia
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The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the ...
Style: sweet, depressing, heartbreaking, compassionate, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, disability, unlikely friendships, abandoned by father, coming of age, friendship, honest, tragedy, justice, loneliness, mentor, depression ...
Place: seattle
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Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play ...
Style: atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, motivational
Plot: basketball, sport, sport team, basketball player, olympics, kgb, terror, disabled child, handicapped, dedication, coach, miraculous event ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, year 1970, 20th century
Place: munich germany, moscow russia
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Vehemence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A guy starts seeing the new office temp who is also the object of affection of her psychotic friend. The psycho embarks on terror campaign with dreadful consequences for the couple and the people closest to them.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, touching
Plot: fired from the job, friends, handicapped, friend, disabled person, alcoholic, police detective, voyeur, divorce, chase, psycho, separation ...
Place: london, tower bridge london
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Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: love, mentally challenged, life philosophy, philosophy, vietnam war, destiny, human spirit, rise to the top, journey, selflessness, courage, life & death ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, alabama, new york ...
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Can You Hear My Heart? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Can You Hear My Heart is a South Korean television drama broadcast by MBC starring Hwang Jung-eum, Kim Jae-won and Namgoong Min. It aired on MBC from April 2, 2011 to July 10, 2011 on Saturdays and Sundays at 21:45 for 30 episodes.
Style: sincere, captivating, thought provoking, feel good
Plot: romance, deafness, love story, relationships, deaf, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, couple relations, romantic relationship, mute or deaf, disability, mystery ...
Place: korea
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Life Feels Good (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mateusz is an intelligent, romantic young man tragically trapped inside his own body, suffering from severe cerebral palsy that makes speech and controlled movement nearly impossible. Born into a loving family, Mateusz’s protected world is ...
Style: uplifting, touching, compassionate, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: disability, cerebral palsy, physical disability, longing, family relations, mother son relationship, faith, disabled child, parents and children, life is a bitch, childhood, mental institution ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 90s
Place: poland
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Deiva Thirumagal (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A mentally retarded man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his opponent lawyer the value of love and family.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom drama, handicapped, father daughter relationship, lawyer, mental illness, mental retardation, family, disability, father and daughter, child custody, court, social problems ...
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Run (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: overprotective parent, mother daughter relationship, overprotective mother, single mother, disability, lie, escape, bad mother, teenage life, teenage girl, kidnapping, revenge ...
Place: washington state
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Penguin Bloom (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an unlikely ally enters the Bloom family's world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin, the bird’s arrival makes a profound difference in the struggling family’s life.
Style: inspirational, sincere, uplifting, captivating, feel good
Plot: disability, handicapped, pet bird, dreaming, family problems, family life, lifestyle change, family, family tragedy, parents and children, wheelchair bound, physical disability ...
Place: thailand
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Late Bloomer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Late Bloomer is the story of Sumida-san, a severely handicapped man, and his downward spiral into hell.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, psychotronic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, serial murder, drunkenness, death, disability, anger, violent death, loneliness, violence, handicapped, caregiver, police ...
Place: japan
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Pumpkin (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When perfect, perky Carolyn (Christina Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters decide to coach mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games, Carolyn's assigned to coach Pumpkin (Hank Harris), a young disabled man who touches her ...
Style: humorous, romantic, sweet, witty, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, romance, friendship, physical disability, opposites attract, fall in love, mother daughter relationship, social misfits, misfit, love and romance, couples, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Radiator (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A moving, blackly comic drama about the strains in coping with ageing parents.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, elderly couple, dysfunctional family, marital argument, family home, handicapped, farmhouse, boat, couples, dinner, middle aged man, lake ...
Place: northern england, england
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Seven Lucky Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Albania, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Albania infiltrates the lives of a group of Londoners with devastating consequences.
Style: unusual plot structure, touching, romantic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, gay for pay, illegal immigrant, gay hustler, gay interest, handicapped, love and romance, gay couple, sexless marriage, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century
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Door To Door (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on a true story about about a man who was told for many years that he was not employable, but threw all of his effort into working as a door-to-door salesman. Despite the pain attributed to his cerebral palsy, he walked eight to ten miles a ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: cerebral palsy, part time job, nurse, doctor, japanese man, rehabilitation, living alone, handicapped, hospitalization, door to door salesman, sadness, love interest ...
Place: japan
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Perfect Revolution (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Kuma is an author, a sex obsessive and a wheelchair user. Beautiful and volatile Ryoko is unlike anybody he’s ever met before. She barrages into one of his lectures, demanding to know why he only talks of sex, not love, before declaring her own ...
Style: suspense, captivating, touching, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: disabled person, japanese woman, lust, sexuality, bipolar disorder, handicapped, hospital, teddy bear, bookstore, love, dog, restaurant ...
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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, realistic, touching, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love story, hospital, relationships, love, extramarital affair, destructive relationship, car accident, crumbling marriage, life philosophy, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
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Morgan (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
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 ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, sentimental, rough ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, paraplegic, gay athlete, paralysis, disability, love, gay interest, man in a wheelchair, lgbtq, lgbt, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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