Wheelchair movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wheelchair movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, scary and sentimental films and TV shows about / with wheelchair, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, blood, destiny, friendship, hospital, disability and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
wheelchair movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as wheelchair: Me Before You (2016), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), Music Within (2007), The Institute (2017), Good Time (2017), Kelly & Cal (2014), The Sea Inside (2004), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Curse of Chucky (2013), Passion Fish (1992).

List of wheelchair movies

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, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, love story, love, wheelchair, handicapped, caregiver, quadriplegic, accident, disability, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
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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, disability, road trip, caregiver, friendship, handicapped, teenage boy, abandoned by father, guilty conscience, loss of son, unlikely friendships, tragedy ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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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, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, wheelchair, vietnam war, friendship, hippie, society, human spirit, mute or deaf, social activist, paralysis, hopes, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, seattle, seattle washington, california, portland oregon
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The Institute (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: mental institution, wheelchair, experiment, female nudity, doctor, hallucination, locked in a room, university, new job, female protagonist, nightmare, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore
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Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: brutal, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Plot: on the run, loneliness, brother, bank robber, violence, prison, wheelchair, stolen money, one night, brother brother relationship, promise, teenage sex ...
Time: year 2016
Place: bronx new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
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Kelly & Cal (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn’t yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: wheelchair, friendship, friends, youth, self discovery, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, female director, punk rocker, single mother, mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled (2002)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The unspeakable evil of the soul-devouring djinn rises again in this fourth electrifying installment of the unstoppable Wishmaster horror legacy! But now, as a host of new victims see their most nightmarish wishes come true, the world faces the ...
Style: emotional, serious, scary, tense
Plot: genie, wheelchair, supernatural, death, hell, supernatural ability, miraculous event, danger, impossible love, gory, couples, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary
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The Sea Inside (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sad, touching ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, freedom, dignity, lawyer, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, galicia
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, politics, wheelchair, post traumatic stress disorder, vietnam veteran, fighting the system, military, disability, downfall, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, mexico, usa, new york, asia ...
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Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, doll, family relations, killer doll, wheelchair, escape, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, disability, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa
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Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: talky, clever, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wheelchair, rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, self discovery, strong female presence, profanity, alcohol abuse, urban, human nature, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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My King (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident. Dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers, she takes time to look back on a turbulent relationship that she experienced with Georgio.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, rough
Plot: breakup, unhappiness, husband wife relationship, wheelchair, egotism, regret, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, flashback sequence, new life, marital problem, restaurant ...
Place: france
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The Lost Valentine (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young and cynical female journalist learns love may transcend trials and time as she discovers a story that will change her life forever. When war separates lovers on their wedding anniversary Feb. 14, 1944 at LA Union Train Station, Navy pilot ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, uncover truth, lovers apart, elderly, aging, navy, anniversary, rescue, therapy, wheelchair, hopes ...
Place: usa
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Satan's Slaves (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Indonesia, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the death of Rini's mother, something is disturbing her family.
Style: disturbing, suspense, asian horror, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: loss of mother, funeral, money problems, siblings, family, ghost, blackout, cemetery, radio, sign language, wheelchair, rescue ...
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The Psychopath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inspector Holloway is investigating a series of brutal murders in which a doll of each victim is found at the scene. The dolls, as it turns out,were purchased by the crippled Mrs. Von Sturm, whose home is overcrowded with a doll collection. Her ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: wheelchair, revenge, murder, exploding car, stabbing, poison, doll, slasher, blowtorch, hanging, handicapped, father daughter relationship ...
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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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The Hot Month of August (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young man, Jason, is on his way home and meets two beautiful women, Hope and Alexis. He falls for Hope, but has sex with Alexis. He doesn't know that Alexis' husband has hired a private detective to trail her, and the man reports back to ...
Style: suspense, classic noir
Plot: wheelchair, love affair, noir, greek island, cruise ship, summer, guilt, conspiracy, pistol, happy ending, accident, bikini ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens, hellas, greece, athens greece
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Judgement (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A juvenile court judge goes out of her way to try to aid a young man whom she believes has innocently gotten involved with a gang.
Plot: juvenile delinquent, wheelchair, judge, murder, hypnotism, female judge, dead children, police officer, street gang, assassination, blood, hypnosis ...
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Bambina (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to convince Raimonda, a wealthy noble woman, to finance his project for a holiday resort, Saverio gets engaged to Clotilde, her mentally-disturbed and sex-obsessed adolescent daughter. He plans to have her kidnapped and raped by an ...
Plot: nymphomaniac, teenager, kidnapping, mentally challenged, older man younger woman relationship, maid, marriage of convenience, virginity, sex, wheelchair, praying, barefoot woman ...
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The Messenger (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Petr is a courier, a messenger as a matter of fact. He is one of those young men who believe that on their bikes they have become part and parcel of the atmosphere of modern cities. He is a non-conformist who refuses to settle into today‘s ...
Plot: biker, bet, suicide attempt, messenger, wheelchair, debt, riding a bicycle, friendship, love, orgasm, wheelchair bound, death of protagonist ...
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Kickboxer (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If your enemy refuses to be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sport, family relations, heroes, muay thai, wheelchair, revenge, vengeance, friends, power relations, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
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Primo Baby (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tomboyish juvenile delinquent, Paschal Draney, is sent to live in a foster home run by a well-known horse breeder where he befriends a Thoroughbred seemingly crippled by a congenital eye defect.
Plot: racehorse, success, responsibility, race, animal, accident, teenager, racing, love, underdog, horse, wheelchair ...
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Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate, suspense
Plot: rehabilitation, explosion, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, saving a life, husband wife relationship, friendship, physical therapy, investigation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2014, year 2013, year 2016
Place: boston
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Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, psycho film, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, police detective, murder, psychopath, manipulation, slasher, deadly, crimes, mystery, manipulations, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual exploration, male virgin, loss of virginity, sexuality, cat, priest, therapist, nurse, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, boston
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Computer Killers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following his forced retirement from an appalling rock band, Jason decides to vacation at Brittlehouse Manor, a health farm run by the leather-gloved, ex-Nazi scientist Dr. Storm. Along the way, Jason meets Judy, also on her way to Brittlehouse ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous, biting ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, hospital, survival, mind control, violence, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, mental illness, on the run, laboratory ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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Frogs (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jason Crockett is an aging, grumpy, physically disabled millionaire who invites his family to his island estate for his birthday celebration. Pickett Smith is a free-lance photographer who is doing a pollution layout for an ecology magazine. Jason ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, leech, snake, spider, nature, butterfly, wheelchair, photographer, poison, bird, turtle, contamination ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
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Homicidal (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers around a murderous scheme to collect a rich inheritance. The object of murder is Miriam Webster, who is to share in the inheritance with her half brother Warren, who lives with his childhood guardian Helga in the mansion where ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mysterious character, mystery, crimes, deadly, isolation, serial killer, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, small town, gender bending ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, california
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Living Hell (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Family is the source of all evil, in this aspiring horror film which traces its descent from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre gore and the atmospheric Hammer films. Chiyo, an old woman and her granddaughter, Yuki, are the sole survivors of a horrendous ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, premonition, life is a bitch, family in danger, supernatural, family problems, deadly, family relations, domestic disturbance, disability, isolation, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
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The Visitor (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ancient intergalactic warrior arrives on Earth to put a stop to a demonic child's plot to reproduce Satan's next generation of evil.
Style: serious, offbeat, scary, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, telekinesis, car accident, basketball, wheelchair, evil child, bird attack, alien, gymnastics, supernatural ability, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta georgia
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