Mentally challenged person movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mentally challenged person movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, psychological and suspense films and TV shows about / with mentally challenged person, death, flashback, family relations, drinking alcohol, drinking, crying, murder, cigarette smoking and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Poland and other countries.
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mentally challenged person movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mentally challenged person: So B. It (2016), In the Name Of (2013), The Rover (2014), Miracle of Giving Fool (2008), Touching Home (2008), Special Dead (2006), Darkness (2009), Naked Under the Moon (1999), Fear (1983), The Other Sister (1999).

List of mentally challenged person movies

 6.7
 471
So B. It (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
Plot: memory, pregnancy, 12 year old, old woman, name calling, food, home schooling, cake, eating, boat, pay phone, father son relationship ...
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My Life Changed When I Went to a Sex Parlor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Live action film adaptation of a romance that was turned into a book after making a splash on the Internet bulletin board “2 Channel.” Humorously depicts a 29-year-old virgin who meets a prostitute, and struggles with love. Directed by Iizuka ...
Style: touching, romanticism, entertaining, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: virgin, nerd, fish out of water, dream girl, prostitute, party, internet, sexy woman, japanese girl, escort, sexy girl, defloration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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In the Name Of (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The contemporary story of a priest who launches a centre for troubled youth in a small parish. He is a good priest and is well-liked by his congregation, which remains unaware of his complicated past.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: catholic church, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, church, youth, catholic, clergy, priest, gay, teenage life, lgbt, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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 6.4
 45K
The Rover (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, desert, car chase, crime, on the road, car accident, theft, small town, vengeance, future dystopia, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: australia, california
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Miracle of Giving Fool (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ji-ho is a promising pianist who has been studying and playing abroad for years, but her career takes a blow when she is struck with stage fright. Returning home, Ji-ho is reunited with her old school friend, Seung-ryong, who, although now in his ...
Plot: crying, korean, scarf, snow, piano, doctor, burnt hand, bandaged hand, boy girl relationship, cooking, cigarette smoking, crying woman ...
Place: south korea
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 5.8
 689
Touching Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of professional baseball.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, parents and children, introspection, family problems, estrangement, small town, addiction, dream, baseball, twins, sport, going straight ...
Time: contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, colorado, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 4.5
 475
Special Dead (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a zombie plague infects a camp for the mentally handicapped, a ragtag band of campers and counselors struggles to survive the night. The unlikely heroes fight their way off the mountain as, one by one, they're picked off and join the ranks ...
Style: gross out humor, suspense, scary, dark humor, cult film ...
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, murder, disability, zombie attack, wheelchair bound, mental illness, fight, violence, massacre, cannibalism ...
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 4.6
 162
Darkness (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: haunted by the past, reunion, countryside, race against time, homecoming, secret past, childhood trauma, old dark house, secret, hallucination, painting, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s
Place: central europe
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Naked Under the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman recalls how her father (a fallen priest), her mother (a woman with a secret past) and her teenage sister returned with her to live in their ancestral home after the family business failed. She was plagued with mysterious problems of ...
Plot: sex party, fisherman, clerk, infidelity, moon, faith, padlock, boat, tragedy, convent, catholicism, suicide ...
Place: the philippines
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 7.3
 9K
Fear (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A killer is released from prison and breaks into a remote home to kill a woman, her handicapped son and her pretty daughter.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: dehumanization, psychopath, danger, mental illness, serial killer, confined, isolation, haunted by the past, violence spree, criminal heroes, crazy, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 8.8
 1.8M
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: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, human spirit, mentally challenged, journey, destiny, rise to the top, true love, storytelling, philosophy, human relationship, odd, army ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china, united states ...
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 7.9
 68K
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, uplifting, biting, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, cerebral palsy, poet, disability, irish, human spirit, courage, working class, paralysis, artist, painting, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
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The Moonlight Sonata (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female fashion model Anni Stark takes leave from the fashion business and goes to Finland's Lapland for a vacation. Little does she know that there's a totally lunatic bunch of local hillbillies living in a nearby farmhouse. The plot ...
Plot: pursuit, obsession, female nudity, camera, motel, nature, full moon, wolf, cap, moon, wolf pack, isolated place ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 56K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, disturbing, cult film ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, murder, family in danger, self defense, revenge, lust, brutality, village life, vengeance, couple relations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, cornwall, europe
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Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation. The only problem is that the husband has been dead for quite some time, and his wife had him stuffed and carries him around with her. Complications ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: man child, domineering mother, overbearing mother, farce, resort, female antagonist, socially awkward, film within a film, marital crisis, woman in bathtub, escape attempt, sexual frustration ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 2K
Lilith (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally obscure past is seemingly drawn into her web. As time passes, ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, hospital, schizophrenia, fall in love, mentally unstable, sex addict, couples, love and romance, femme fatale, obsession, doctors and patients ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, maryland
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Brighton Wok: The Legend of Ganja Boxing (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vafan Cuolo the Italian Ninja takes over Brighton with his milita of kung-fu fighters. Ryu, a young man just out of a care home, is surprised to discover that he is Brighton's last hope. Ryu is the Chosen One and he must find The Ganja Master, ...
Style: surprise ending, epic, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revenge, supernatural power, betrayal, spy, murder, psychopath, humiliation, french, police officer killed, drug use, amnesia, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: london, brighton
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 6.1
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Night Slaves (1970)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A man and his wife stumble upon a town whose inhabitants turn into zombies and head for the edge of town every night... he seems to be the only one unaffected. What is happening to the townsfolk? Who is the mysterious young women he keeps seeing? ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien, alien possession, hypnosis, slave labor, hypnotism, mentally challenged person, husband wife relationship, zombie, bandaged head, cheating wife, alien spacecraft, alien disguised as human ...
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 5.6
 57
2 to Tangle (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jessica's true love, Tom, starts appearing to her after his death. Terrified and confused, Jess seeks out an explanation for these haunting attacks and discovers that the key to her deliverance is her faith. The answers to her questions may ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, near death experience, father, god, rose, pregnancy, restaurant, guitar playing, marriage proposal, driving, car trouble, bad dream ...
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Greener Mountains (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Greener Mountains is a family friendly, coming-of-age story about finding your place in the world.
Style: christian film
Plot: adoptive father adopted son relationship, death, soul mate, bench, uncle nephew relationship, cafe, kitchen, old woman, whiskey, death of son, mentally challenged person, last will and testament ...
Place: new england, vermont
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Angels of Darkness (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by Carmilla, the seminal 19th Century vampire tale by Sheridan LeFanu, STYRIA plunges the viewer into a haunted world of fantasy and obsession. In 1989, Lara Hill (Eleanor Tomlinson), accompanies her art historian father (Stephen Rea) to an ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, tense, dark
Plot: father daughter relationship, community, isolation, vampire, gothic horror, lesbian vampire, evil power, trial, rescue, girlfriend, castle, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary
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 5.4
 358
Dogtown (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, small town, hollywood, reunion, redemption, actor's life, family problems, social relations, unfulfilled love, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, cuba, latin america, missouri, new york
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 6.5
 243K
The Village (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Style: surprise ending, atmospheric, captivating, twists and turns, romantic ...
Plot: forest, plot twist, isolation, village life, utopia, psychology, mysterious place, blind character, village, secret, mystery, fear ...
Time: 19th century, 2000s, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
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Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: aging, family relations, childhood, youth, bittersweet, love and romance, coming of age, golden years, resentment, couples, friendship, family life ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
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 7.3
 75K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: soccer, martial arts, kung fu, underdog, football, sport, humiliation, coach, monk, sport team, against the odds, shaolin ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
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The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, tense ...
Plot: family relations, coma, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, society, crumbling marriage, single parent, family problems, suburbs, small town ...
Time: contemporary
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Fists in the Pocket (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ale, a deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures, benignly decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family for altruistic reasons.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: epilepsy, murder, dysfunctional family, epileptic, alienation, siblings relations, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, deadly, misfit, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.7
 12K
Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, bleak, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, child abuse, runaway teen, teenage life, teenage pregnancy, family problems, parents and children, society, youth, life is a bitch, abortion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, kansas, usa, wyoming, india
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Daltry Calhoun (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In small town Tennessee, a ne'er-do-well man (Knoxville) wrestling for control over his fading golf club is reunited with his estranged daughter, a 14-year-old musical prodigy.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, americana, parents and children, workplace situations, rise to the top, family relations, businessman, golf, redemption, long lost daughter, estrangement, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, australia
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