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 humorous, realistic, captivating, touching, sincere and emotional films and TV shows about / with disabled person, wheelchair, handicapped, friendship, disability, cigarette smoking, kiss, father son relationship, telephone call and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, UK, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as disabled person: The Intouchables (2011), The Rider (2017), The Upside (2017), Corrections Class (2014), Starfish (2016), Cavalcade (2005), The Parts You Lose (2019), The Theory of Flight (1998), The Student (2016), Odessa (2019).

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, uplifting, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, lifestyle change, french, culture clash, disability, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, handicapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching, rough
Plot: cowboy, rodeo, horse, horse riding, head injury, riding accident, disabled person, rodeo cowboy, lasso, human animal relationship, father son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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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, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: handicapped, rich man, disabled person, male nurse, class differences, rich poor, caregiver, friendship, social differences, man in a wheelchair, interracial friendship, apartment ...
Place: chicago illinois, new york
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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, classmate classmate relationship, disabled person, teenager, love, school, friendship, rumor, wheelchair bound, jealousy, hand kissing, teacher ...
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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, rehabilitation, amputee, disfigured face, true love, cripple, coma, compassion, infection, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: disability, life turned upside down, redemption, human spirit, friendship, true love, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, womanizer, rehabilitation, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Parts You Lose (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: forensics, runaway, criminal, friend, friendship, deaf, choice, estrangement, disabled person, teenage life, boy, 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, serious ...
Plot: friendship, disease, dying, virginity, romance, women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painter, life & death, wheelchair, flying, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
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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, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, classroom, praying, anger, faith, bible, high school, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Odessa (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Odessa, August 1970. A heat wave. The city is full of tourists. Boris, a journalist and foreign affairs specialist, and his eight-year-old son Valeri arrive from Moscow to visit Boris’ in-laws, Grigori Iosifovich and Raisa Irovna Davidov. But on ...
Style: ambiguous ending, realistic, talky, emotional, social ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, jewish, ordinary people, family problems, family, family drama, parents and children, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, brawl, love interest, age difference ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: ussr, soviet union, ukraine
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Ex Drummer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, homosexual, loser, manipulation, cocaine, sexual perversion, rehearsal, lifestyle, buddies, music band, rapist, nihilism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, sincere
Plot: working class, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, bus, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, job interview, poverty, graffiti, family, couples, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s
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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: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, psychological
Plot: cooking, money, grandfather, medicine, storytelling, woman in a wheelchair, funeral, adventure, friendship, nightclub, drinking, fired from the job ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003
Place: wisconsin
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Dragged Across Concrete (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers ...
Style: captivating, intense, exciting, semi serious, ironic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, crooked cop, heist, gold, hostage, brutality, murder, corruption, partners, revenge, colleague colleague relationship, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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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 ...
Plot: binoculars, gas station, strangulation, candle, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, factory, nun, birthday, male nudity, gun, watching television ...
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Mark's Diary (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Mark and Andrew are two disabled men. When they meet, an incredible attraction between them emerges but it can only flourish as a "mental construct". What they have is a virtual kind of love, a fantasy, but also the awareness that nothing ...
Plot: disabled person, art, dance, wheelchair, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), disability, love
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Mrs. Hyde (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, humorous, captivating
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, laboratory, sleepwalking, transformation, classroom, female protagonist, lightning, jekyll and hyde, public school, blackboard ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Behold the Monkey (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A modern fairytale based on the true story of an elderly Spanish cleaner's infamous attempt to restore a fresco.
Plot: lawsuit, disability, rain, female protagonist, fainting, courthouse, female artist, charity, media frenzy, news report, priest, village ...
Place: spain
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MythQuest (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 49 min.
Story: MythQuest is a Canadian television series that originally aired on PBS in 2001. It stars Meredith Henderson and Christopher Jacot as Cleo and Alex Bellows, two teens whose father Matt disappears into the Cyber Museum, a computer program that, as ...
Style: offbeat, humorous
Plot: cyberspace, youth, missing person, imaginary, obsessive quest, escapades, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations, adventure, rivalry, teenage life ...
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Eva's Eye (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While Eva Magnus and her daughter, Jenny, are taking a walk, they discover a dead body floating along the riverside. Eva runs to the nearest phone booth and pretends to call the police. Then she leaves the body for someone else to find. Why? Konrad ...
Plot: female director, kicked in the crotch, bandaged hand, cane, heart condition, tombstone, football, reunion, stalker, child, hiding, ex convict ...
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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, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: handicapped, fall in love, womanizer, lie, brother brother relationship, woman in a wheelchair, pretense, change of heart, romance, love and romance, training, running ...
Place: paris france, prague, prague czech republic
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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, gang, hospital, coma, crutches, wheelchair, doctor, physical disability, paralysis, physical therapy, quadriplegic, disabled person ...
Place: america
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Maple Palm (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an innocent visit to the Statue of Liberty, the girls return ...
Style: intellectual, underground film, avant garde
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, border crossing, pizza, night, overweight, underground, u.s. canadian border, homosexual, refugee, buddhism, immigrants ...
Place: usa, montreal, venice beach california, southern california, los angeles ...
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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 ...
Plot: bookstore, handicapped, kissing, sea, nightmare, hospital, cigarette smoking, love, lust, disabled person, french kiss, bipolar disorder ...
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History of Cinema in Popielawy (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is narrated by ten-year old Staszek, who writes in his diary about his school-friend Jozef. Jozef comes from a family of blacksmiths, all of whom bear the name Jozef. Since he is the sixth consecutive son to be called Jozef, he is ...
Style: family saga
Plot: magic, inventor, blacksmith, boy, friendship, father son relationship, female nudity, male female relationship, film history, suicide, cinema, film projector ...
Time: 19th century
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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.
Plot: stabbing, psycho, fired from the job, wheelchair, friends, handicapped, blackmail, disabled person, voyeur, headphones, friend, chase ...
Place: tower bridge london, london
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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
Plot: gang, wheelchair, 20 year old, countdown, sketching, screaming woman, overheard conversation, delivery, working out, homophobic slur, house on fire, counting money ...
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Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Style: stylized, captivating, factual, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, state affairs, president, love affair, family relations, cousin cousin relationship, disability, husband wife relationship, king, queen of england, park, king of england ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: usa, new york, england, new jersey, california
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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: not serious, clever, dark humor, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: disability, satire, workplace situations, media satire, media, workplace, tv show, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, misfit, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
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Bang Gang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biarritz. 16 year-old George, the high-school hottie, falls in love with Alex. To get his attention, she initiates a group game with Alex, Nikita, Laetitia and Gabriel. They will discover, test, and push the limits of their sexuality.
Plot: teenage sexuality, sex party, teenage sex, strong sexual content, sexual promiscuity, virgin, loss of virginity, sexuality, skinny dipping, looking for sex, polyamory, virginity ...
Place: europe, france, morocco
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