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, realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with handicapped, disability, friendship, wheelchair, life, hospital, transformation, mentor, destiny and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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handicapped movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as handicapped: Me Before You (2016), The Intouchables (2011), My Left Foot (1989), The Upside (2017), The Theory of Everything (2014), Soul Surfer (2011), Skins (2017), Starfish (2016), Nationale 7 (2000), Rolling to You (2018).

List of handicapped movies

 7.4
 229K
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: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, love story, love, disability, wheelchair, handicapped, caregiver, man in a wheelchair, euthanasia, quadriplegic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
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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: feel good, uplifting, touching, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, disability, caregiver, friends, lifestyle change, starting over, culture clash, handicapped, french, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 7.9
 72K
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: sincere, captivating, uplifting, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, cerebral palsy, poet, disability, irish, human spirit, paralysis, working class, artist, painting, family relations, leg ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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 7.0
 52K
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, touching, thought provoking, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: man in a wheelchair, handicapped, caregiver, interracial friendship, social differences, rich man, class differences, male nurse, assistant, interracial, disabled person, friendship ...
Place: new york, chicago illinois
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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: uplifting, touching, emotional, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, disability, against the odds, fall in love, cambridge university, love, supportive spouse, handicapped, life is a bitch, couples, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 80s ...
Place: oxford university, england, united kingdom
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 7.0
 48K
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: touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: surfing, human spirit, christian, against the odds, family relations, beach, comeback, handicapped, shark attack, lifestyle, survivor, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: hawaii, thailand, usa, california
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 6.2
 5K
Skins (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A story about four spanish people who see themselves as freaks and seldom go outside...
Style: tragicomedy, sincere, semi serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: handicapped, loneliness, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self mutilation, deformity, surrealism, psychiatrist, outcast, absurdism, social misfits, mother issues ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s, year 2017
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 6.6
 479
Starfish (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Tom and Nicola Ray from Rutland. Their perfect life is totally ruined in a single moment after Tom had developed sepsis. While her husband was in coma, Nicola gave birth to their second child on the other side of the same ...
Plot: disabled person, handicapped, cripple, true love, coma, rehabilitation, compassion, infection, disfigured face, amputee, public health, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.9
 523
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: psychological, touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, handicapped, self discovery, paraplegic, sexual relations, misfit, couples, biker, male female relationship, obstacle, unfulfillment, disability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
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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, sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: handicapped, man in a wheelchair, woman in a wheelchair, fall in love, womanizer, lie, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, disabled person, change of heart, pretense, love and romance ...
Place: paris france, prague, prague czech republic
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 8.1
 79K
Barfi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mute or deaf, love and romance, true love, love triangle, autism, lovers, wedding, handicapped, romance, society, young man, young people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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 7.5
 10K
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, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, adultery, destructive relationship, handicapped, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, fall in love, relationships, secret love, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
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 7.2
 27K
Mask (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: falling in love, fall in love, human spirit, disability, handicapped, coming of age, teenage love, family relations, protective parent, parents and children, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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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: melancholic, touching, emotional, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: mentally challenged, self discovery, dysfunctional family, disability, siblings relations, character study, family drama, mental illness, parents and children, small town, brothers, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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 7.4
 86K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, stylized, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: painter, bohemian life, art, feminism, lifestyle, couple relations, jealousy, artist, bisexuality, lesbian love, disability, painting ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: sign language, mute or deaf, deaf, teenage life, family relations, relatives, best friends, social relations, friends, family life, parents and children, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas city
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 4.8
 16
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, touching, captivating, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: fired from the job, friends, handicapped, friend, black british, disabled person, divorce, chase, alcoholic, police detective, voyeur, stabbing ...
Place: london, tower bridge london
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: deaf, police investigation, special agents, fighting crime, mute or deaf, law enforcement, misfit, crimes, crime, disability, agent, handicapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.3
 5K
Only You (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The passionate love between a former boxer and a beautiful blind woman.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Plot: blindness, love, true love, opposites attract, boxing, handicapped, couple relations, estrangement, coincidence, hospital, romance, attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.1
 2K
Inside Moves (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: handicapped, friendship, suicide attempt, basketball, bartender, hospital, waitress, wheelchair, disability, redemption, down on your luck, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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 6.3
 722
In Harmony (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a serious accident on a film shoot, Marc, an equestrian, loses all hope to mount back on. His insurance company instructs Florence to handle his case. This film is the story of their meeting.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, uplifting ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, handicapped, insurance company, insurance agent, love, lawyer, courage, stuntman, love and romance, romance, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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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, touching, sentimental, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, road trip, disability, caregiver, unlikely friendships, friendship, handicapped, teenage boy, loss of son, guilty conscience, abandoned by father, tragedy ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 7.3
 13K
The Mighty (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, the film explores a building of trust and friendship. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, misfit, friendship, social misfits, disability, heroes, society, youth, best friends, orphan, freak, handicapped ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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 7.2
 113K
Men of Honor (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Against formidable odds -- and an old-school diving instructor embittered by the U.S. Navy's new, less prejudicial policies -- Carl Brashear sets his sights on becoming the Navy's first African-American master diver in this uplifting true ...
Style: inspirational, touching, motivational, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, navy, african american, u.s. navy, racism, racial segregation, prejudice, military, racial discrimination, soldier, dream come true, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, pacific ocean, cuba, new jersey
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All the Gods in the Sky (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 30-year-old factory worker Simon lives a solitary existence on a decrepit farm in the remote French countryside. Devoting his time to caring for his sister Estelle, who was left severely disabled when a childhood game went horribly wrong, Simon is ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, ghost, brother sister relationship, disabled person, handicapped, nun, murder, social worker, strangulation, doctor, blood, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 5.7
 104K
Downsizing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.
Style: semi serious, melancholic, satirical
Plot: shrinking, miniature person, interracial romance, experiment, doctors, laboratory, poverty, handicapped, husband wife relationship, cleaning lady, bald man, neighbor ...
Time: future, near future
Place: new mexico, istanbul turkey, norway
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 6.3
 188
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, bleak, psychological, psychotronic, rough ...
Plot: serial murder, violence, disability, murder, caregiver, loneliness, anger, drinking, drunkenness, handicapped, violent death, drinking alcohol ...
Place: japan
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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: emotional, lyrical, melancholic, compassionate, sad
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage rape, school, classmate classmate relationship, teenager, love, disabled person, vandalism, ambition, female protagonist, lie, humiliation, handicapped ...
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Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: 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, olympics, sport team, dedication, basketball player, miraculous event, athlete, coach, handicapped, terror, kgb, disability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia
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 6.8
 229
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, homecoming, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, interracial friendship, family home, marital argument, handicapped, father son conflict, farmhouse ...
Place: england, northern england
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