Deafness movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant deafness movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, melancholic, touching and psychological films and TV shows about / with deafness, deaf, death, sign language, murder, father son relationship, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
deafness movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as deafness: A Quiet Place (2018), A Silent Voice (2016), Hush (2016), Earth and Ashes (2004), Children of a Lesser God (1986), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), A Quiet Place Part II (2020), A Silent Agreement (2017), Music Within (2007), Sound of Metal (2019).

List of deafness movies

A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, child in peril, silence, pregnancy, chase ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
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A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, romantic, biting ...
Plot: sign language, deaf, friendship, high school, bullying, redemption, deafness, suicide thoughts, single mother, japanese girl, disability, coming of age ...
Place: japan
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Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: twist ending, tense, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, deaf, slasher, survival, masked killer, murder, brutality, deafness, murderer, trapped, blood ...
Place: california
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Earth and Ashes (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Elderly Dastaguir and his newly deaf 5-year-old grandson Yassin hitchhike and walk, but mostly walk, as they make their way to the coal mine where Dastaguir's son Murad works. Dastaguir must tell Murad that the rest of their family were all ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: deafness, life is a bitch, wartime life, elderly, on the road, obsessive quest, parent child relationship, civil war, desert, mine, golden years, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teacher, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, man-woman relation, communication problem, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: murder, friendship, farce, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, disability, deaf, witness, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
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A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: suspense, scary, macabre, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, monster, silence, child in peril, deafness, mother, creature feature, death, life & death, alien invasion ...
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A Silent Agreement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and communication skills. When Reuben approaches an over-the-hill film ...
Style: queer cinema, intellectual, realistic, psychological, compassionate ...
Plot: deafness, deaf, discrimination, emotional breakdown, gay romance, mourning, altruism, troubled past, cerebral palsy, sociopath, bullying, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sydney australia, australia
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Music Within (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a confrontation with one of his idols dashes his dreams of studying public speaking in college, Richard Pimentel joins the Army and ships off to Vietnam. During his service, Richard loses nearly all of his hearing. Joining a new circle of ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, vietnam war, friendship, hippie, wheelchair, society, mute or deaf, social activist, human spirit, injustice, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, seattle, california, portland oregon, seattle washington
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Sound of Metal (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, realistic, tense, melancholic
Plot: drums, deafness, drummer, sign language, ambition, musician's life, music, emotional abuse, loneliness, redemption, society, art ...
Place: missouri, paris france
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My Father Die (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deaf and mute since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. And now that his nemesis is out of prison, he gets ...
Style: tense, intense, suspense, rough
Plot: father son conflict, ex convict, revenge, violence, teenage boy, father son relationship, childhood flashback, police detective, deafness, sign language, brother brother relationship, death of brother ...
Place: southern usa
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Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, special agents, fighting crime, police investigation, misfit, mute or deaf, crimes, crime, law enforcement, agent, disability, handicapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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The Bélier Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The whole Bélier family is deaf, except for sixteen year old Paula who is the important translator in her parents' day to day life especially when it comes to matters concerning the family farm. When her music teacher discovers she has a ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, teenage girl, singing, follow your dream, teenage life, family, moral dilemma, family life, youth, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, australia
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Listen to Your Heart (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Danny Foster doesn't have much: an apartment as small as his paychecks, no family, and a struggling music career. Yet for him, "every day is a great day to be alive," an attitude he gained from his mother's unwavering optimism ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, couples, musician's life, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, misfit, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city
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The Silence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, creature, deadly creature, apocalypse, silence, danger, saving a life, family, deaf, religious cult, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century
Place: appalachia
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Code 8 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Lincoln City, some inhabitants have extraordinary abilities. Most live below the poverty line, under the close surveillance of a heavily militarized police force. Connor, a construction worker with powers, involves with a criminal gang to help ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, tense, enigmatic, surprise ending ...
Plot: distopia, drug lord, super strength, fight, teenager, danger, violence, telekinesis, bank vault, teenage life, society, drug cartel ...
Time: future
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The Sobbing Stone (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Science can't explain it. No one can. A seemingly ordinary stone has been brought to the attention of four of the best paranormal experts in the world. As the hours progress, they find out why. The stone emits sounds, in no particular order, ...
Style: amateur film, christian film
Plot: paranormal investigation, preaching, philosophy, debate, rock, mob, discussion, conversation, religious conversion, sobbing, anger, blood ...
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Dread (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fear, manipulation, nightmare, human nature, social relations, mind game, manipulations, obsession, youth, dishonesty, rivalry, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Windtalkers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, code, military life, u.s. marine corps, heroes, military, mexican standoff, behind enemy lines, native americans, commando, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: japan, asia, arizona
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Whip It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bodeen, Texas, Land Of The Dragon, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.
Style: uplifting, exciting, feel good, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, contests and competitions, small town, adolescence, female friendship, roller skates, sport, teenage life, rebel, ambition, anti conformity, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, california
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Viridiana (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
Style: cynical, controversial, thought provoking, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, dwarf, satire, idealism, charity, lie, guilt, wine, faith, newcomer, oath, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, europe
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The Velocity of Gary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gary is in love with Valentino. So is Mary Carmen. Their life changes when Valentino is hit with a deadly disease and is slowly dying in their hands. They tear each other off to end up re-uniting upon their love for the same man.
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, porn actor, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, coming out, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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The Little Death (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A comedy film that looks into the loosely connected lives of people with strange sexual fantasies. A woman with a dangerous fantasy and her partner's struggle to please her. A man who begins an affair with his own wife without her knowing ...
Style: humorous, funny, psychological, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: fetish, erotic fantasy, couples, sexuality, sexual relations, couple relations, marriage, suburbs, multiple storylines, sexual exploration, coping, trying to get pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, california
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The Star Maker (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The adventures and deceptions of a photographer who travels through the small villages of Sicily pretending that he is working for the big film studios in Rome.
Style: sincere, sentimental, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, love and romance, romance, self discovery, filmmaking, village, on the road, small town, countryside, disorder, hopes, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, rome italy, palermo italy ...
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, society, love affair, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france
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Somebody Is Waiting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alcoholic father must take control of his wayward children when their mother is killed.
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, death in the family, parents and children, heist, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, siblings relations, weakness, family problems, dysfunctional family, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
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Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, conspiracy, mystery, crimes, family problems, death in the family, amateur detective, culture clash, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, greenland, copenhagen denmark ...
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The Secret Life of Words (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A touching story of a deaf girl who is sent to an oil rig to take care of a man who has been blinded in a terrible accident. The girl has a special ability to communicate with the men on board and especially with her patient as they share intimate ...
Style: touching, melancholic, compassionate, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: factory worker, friendship, factory, haunted by the past, nurse, understanding, couple relations, human nature, depression, blind character, disability, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, northern ireland ...
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It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Its All Gone Pete Tong is a comedy following the tragic life of legendary Frankie Wilde. The story takes us through Frankie's life from one of the best DJ's alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: disc jockey, cocaine, mute or deaf, comeback, party, recording studio, music, musician's life, disability, lifestyle, rise to the top, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ibiza
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, idealism, double agent, intrigue, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., berlin germany, congo ...
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