Disabled person movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant disabled person movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with disabled person, wheelchair, handicapped, friendship, disability, love, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), cigarette smoking and misfit plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as disabled person: The Intouchables (2011), Starfish (2016), The Rider (2017), Patients (2016), Corrections Class (2014), All the Gods in the Sky (2018), Special Needs (2006), Cavalcade (2005), Men of Honor (2000), Rolling to You (2018).

List of disabled person movies

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: touching, feel good, uplifting, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, friends, culture clash, disability, lifestyle change, handicapped, french, loneliness, redemption, human relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.6
 411
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, rehabilitation, compassion, infection, coma, disfigured face, amputee, public health, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.4
 14K
The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: cowboy, horse riding, rodeo, human animal relationship, horse, head injury, disabled person, riding accident, rodeo cowboy, lasso, father son relationship, friend ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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 7.3
 2K
Patients (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a serious sport accident in a swimming pool, Ben, now an incomplete quadriplegic, arrives in a rehabilitation center. He meets with other handicapped persons (tetraplegics, paraplegics, traumatized crania), all victims of accidents, as well as ...
Style: psychological, touching, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, humorous
Plot: friendship, suicidal thoughts, re-education, disabled person, autobiography, rehabilitation center, doctor, suicide attempt, hospital, swimming pool, basketball team, paraplegic ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
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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, disabled person, love, vandalism, female protagonist, political persecution, ambition, humiliation, friendship ...
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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: suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, suspense, rough ...
Plot: ghost, brother sister relationship, disabled person, handicapped, strangulation, shot in the head, social worker, murder, female full frontal nudity, doctor, nun, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Special Needs (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: TV producer Warren (Isaak James) is developing his masterpiece, a reality show called "Handicaps" starring a variety of people with disabilities. Aided by Laura (Eva James), an overbearing partner with anger issues, and an ex-prison guard ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, disability, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, ambition, politics, obstacle, disabled person, paraplegic ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.6
 169
Cavalcade (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accomplished playboy Leo neglects his girlfriend and enjoys parties. His girlfriend parts from him and then, when he wants to see her once more, he has an accident. He survives, but his whole life is now to be changed. This film is about fetching ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, human spirit, redemption, life turned upside down, womanizer, love and romance, hopes, friendship, couple relations, rehabilitation, couples, disabled person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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 7.2
 107K
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: touching, inspirational, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, navy, u.s. navy, african american, racism, prejudice, military, racial discrimination, racial segregation, soldier, against the odds, dream come true ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, cuba, new jersey
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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, sincere, captivating
Plot: handicapped, woman in a wheelchair, fall in love, womanizer, man in a wheelchair, lie, brother brother relationship, disabled person, sister sister relationship, change of heart, pretense, love and romance ...
Place: paris france, prague, prague czech republic
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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: captivating, suspense, melancholic, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: falling, japanese woman, lust, bipolar disorder, sexuality, disabled person, handicapped, hospital, bookstore, horny, teddy bear, underwater scene ...
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 5.2
 10
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, sincere, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: fired from the job, friends, handicapped, friend, black british, chase, voyeur, disabled person, divorce, alcoholic, police detective, psycho ...
Place: london, tower bridge london
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 7.0
 46K
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, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: handicapped, caregiver, man in a wheelchair, social differences, interracial friendship, rich man, class differences, male nurse, rich poor, interracial, assistant, disabled person ...
Place: chicago illinois, new york
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Give Me Liberty (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.
Style: sincere, psychological, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: money, cooking, grandfather, storytelling, funeral, woman in a wheelchair, medicine, disabled person, adventure, friendship, nightclub, emigrant ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin, usa
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 6.6
 1K
The Goldfish (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Oliver is a banker and portfolio manager and leads a life in the fast lane, which one day comes to an abrupt end, as he builds a self-inflicted accident on highway with 230 km / h and raced through a guardrail. When he wakes up in the hospital ...
Style: touching, inspirational, motivational, humorous, uplifting
Plot: lifestyle change, unlikely friendships, disabled person, tragedy, human relationship, friends, handicapped, life turned upside down, transformation, millionaire, paralysis, rich poor ...
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The Parts You Lose (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship unfolds between a young deaf boy, Wesley, and a fugitive criminal who takes refuge in an abandoned barn on the family’s rural North Dakota farm.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: forensics, boy, friend, friendship, deaf, runaway, criminal, disabled person, choice, estrangement, teenage life, hopes ...
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The Theory of Flight (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron disease. The strong-willed woman admits her wish to be ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, disease, dying, virginity, romance, women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painter, life & death, wheelchair, flying, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 2K
37 Seconds (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 37 Seconds, 23-year-old comic book artist Yuma, physically disabled due to profound cerebral palsy and emotionally stunted by her well-meaning but overly protective mother, forges her own unusual path to sexual awakening and independence while at ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing, hentai
Plot: artist, cerebral palsy, male prostitute, disability, japanese woman, wheelchair, twin sister, virgin, prostitute, character study, adaptation, love affair ...
Place: thailand
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I Won't Let You Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "FRIENDS...THREE YEARS LATER" School is finally out. Valle and Quimi, a couple since childhood, decide to celebrate with their gang on a trip to the coast. They feel free and swear that they will always be together. But three years later, ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: mafia, friendship, love interest, love, sex, money, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, disabled person, disco, prostitute, gun ...
Place: spain
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 5K
The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: complex, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, praying, bible, prayer, anger, classroom, faith, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Blue Away to America (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The victim of a serious accident, Camille finds himself in a strange, huge, rehabilitation centre run by Professor Helpos. He soon teams up with a group calling themselves "the wreckers" and who make their own rules, ignoring those of the ...
Plot: female director, doctor, quadriplegic, physical therapy, violence, crutches, gang, wheelchair, coma, physical disability, hospital, love ...
Place: america
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Kills on Wheels (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two physically handicapped youngsters make friends with a paralysed hitman and are commissioned by a local mafia boss. They have little to lose although things are never as they first appear. The boundaries between fantasy and reality blur as the ...
Style: dark humor, twist ending, suspenseful, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: gang, wheelchair bound, mafia, disability, assassination, gay slur, blood, friendship between men, depression, little girl, hitman, impotence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Just the Way You Are (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan is a professional flautist who has been handicapped since childhood and is forced to wear a leg brace to get around. After breaking up with her boyfriend, she accepts the offer to travel to Europe on a concert tour. While in Paris, she comes ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: leg brace, orchestral, wooing, self discovery, resort, artists and showbiz, misfit, romance, friends, couples, disability, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
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 5.9
 1K
The Maid (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alone for the first time and away from her family in rural Philippines, Rosa Dimaano arrives in the cosmopolitan city state of Singapore to work as a maid. Her employers Mr and Mrs Teo runs a Chinese Teochew dialect opera troupe takes well to their ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, woman in danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, master and servant, husband wife relationship, chinese opera, vengeful ghost, liquid, mysterious past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 860
Deadly Maria (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 40-year Maria is living in a monotonous and deadlocked marriage with her husband. In addition, she has to take care of her ill despotic father. One day, she falls in love with her sensitive neighbour Dieter. But her attempt to leave her gloomy ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: expressionism, dysfunctional family, housewife, mentally unstable, rivalry, unfulfillment, parents and children, family problems, couples, daydreamer, neighbor, daughter ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, northern germany
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 5.9
 9K
Young Ones (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: South Africa, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, futuristic, clever ...
Plot: survival, violence, land, drought, farm, murder, water shortage, water, human nature, life is a bitch, vestiges of humanity, love ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 64K
Rust and Bone (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: french, family relations, tragic event, single parent, killer whale, romance, redemption, security guard, unlikely couple, opposites attract, human spirit, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera, europe ...
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The Dance of Reality (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: “Having broken away from my illusory self, I was desperately seeking a path and a meaning to life.” This phrase perfectly sums up Alejandro Jodorowsky’s biographical project: reconstituting the incredible adventure of his life. Alejandro ...
Style: art house, realistic, touching, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: surrealism, kids in trouble, family life, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, street kid, parents and children, misfit, youth, society, social misfits ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: chile, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 24K
You're Not You (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, youth, parents and children, death, life support, female bonding, marital infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
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The Finishers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Julien, 17, is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy. Despite their love for him, his family is gradually falling apart under the strain of dealing with his disability. In a bid to bond with his father, Julien challenges him to participate with him ...
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic
Plot: swimming, disability, family relations, contests and competitions, human spirit, hopes, youth, teenage life, redemption, parents and children, cycling, riding a bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, nice france, alps
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