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, sexy, suspense, suspenseful and interesting films and TV shows about / with wheelchair, hospital, destiny, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, dialogue, storytelling, disability and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wheelchair: Me Before You (2016), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), Kelly & Cal (2014), The Institute (2017), Good Time (2017), Stronger (2017), Music Within (2007), The Sea Inside (2004), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Curse of Chucky (2013).

List of wheelchair movies

 7.4
 210K
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, romantic, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, love story, love, wheelchair, handicapped, caregiver, disability, quadriplegic, accident, self discovery ...
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, loss of son, guilty conscience, abandoned by father, unlikely friendships, tragedy ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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 6.2
 2K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wheelchair, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, youth, single mother, suburbs, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship, wheelchair bound, neighbor neighbor relationship, bored housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, hallucination, doctor, danger, mystery, university, new job, loss, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore
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 7.4
 92K
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, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Plot: on the run, loneliness, brother, prison, bank robber, violence, wheelchair, stolen money, one night, brother brother relationship, promise, game playing ...
Time: year 2016
Place: bronx new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 41K
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, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, compassionate
Plot: rehabilitation, explosion, wheelchair, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, physical therapy, brother brother relationship, investigation, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, year 2014, year 2013, year 2016, 2010s
Place: boston
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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: tense, scary, serious, emotional
Plot: genie, supernatural, wheelchair, death, hell, supernatural ability, disability, hidden identity, miraculous event, destiny, impossible love, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.3
 6K
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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 8.0
 78K
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, philosophical ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, lawyer, freedom, dignity, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, trial ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
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, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, politics, fighting the system, wheelchair, vietnam veteran, military, disability, downfall, hopes, state affairs, homecoming ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: vietnam, mexico, usa, new york, latin america ...
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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, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, doll, family relations, killer doll, wheelchair, escape, serial killer, vengeance, disability, crimes, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: year 2013, 2010s, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.4
 5K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wheelchair, rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, friends, paralysis, strong female presence, profanity, life is a bitch, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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 7.1
 11K
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: rough, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: marital problem, breakup, unhappy marriage, unhappiness, husband wife conflict, marriage, wedding, newborn, egotism, child custody, wedding ceremony, wheelchair ...
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, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, uncover truth, true love, lovers apart, aging, elderly, navy, anniversary, wheelchair, rescue, therapy, adaptation ...
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.8
 3K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mystery, mysterious character, serial killer, crimes, deadly, isolation, vengeance, small town, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe
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 5.2
 3K
The Visitor (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 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: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, alien, telekinesis, wheelchair, car accident, evil child, bird attack, basketball, gymnastics, rivalry, youth, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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War Eagle, Arkansas (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a True Story War Eagle, Arkansas is a character-driven drama about a young man’s choice of whether to leave his family and friends for a career in baseball or stay and redeem his struggling community. The story takes place over a few ...
Plot: wheelchair, scholarship, friendship, punched in the face, birthday, singer, small town, hearse, stuttering, baseball, working class, baseball coach ...
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Margarita with a Straw (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this inspirational love story, a Delhi university student and aspiring writer afflicted with cerebral palsy leaves India for New York University, where she falls for a fiery young activist.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching
Plot: cerebral palsy, sexual relations, self discovery, starting over, fall in love, introspection, disability, social misfits, life is a bitch, hopes, bittersweet, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, delhi
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 5.5
 47K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, spirit, supernatural, dealing with death, ghost, death, obsession, loss, remote control, mystery, voice, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, old mansion, kidnapping, murder, jealousy, family relations, actress, newspaper, pianist, forgery, brat ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s, year 1917 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire Marrable in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend, Edna Tilsney. The crazed Page, left only a stamp album by her husband, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: wheelchair, amateur detective, estate, power relations, mystery, danger, deadly, aging, master and servant, crimes, investigation, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, phoenix arizona
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, french, investigation, love and romance, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
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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
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Scream of Fear (1961)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound young girl returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, father, mystery, uncover truth, mistaken identity, missing person, parents and children, disability, estate, deadly, loss of father ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera
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 6.3
 43K
Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: serious, suspense, intense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, fish out of water, party, police, crime, crimes, mystery, partners, corruption, society, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, japan, usa, united states, tokyo ...
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 5.5
 465
Johanna (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued ...
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: hospital, old man, prostitute, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, addiction, drug abuse, healing power, rehabilitation, coma, medical, opera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: visually appealing, clever, suspense, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, warrior, danger, motorcycle chase, adventure, creature, deadly, computer animation, future dystopia, rescue, androids and robots, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, cia, chase, political conspiracy, taxi driver, obsession, paranoia, murder, uncover truth, manhunt, fbi, torture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, bleak
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, taboo, marriage, brother sister sex, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, secret, lie ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: london
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 6.3
 9K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Plot: hip hop, parody, satire, rap, wheelchair, jeep, music, nudity (full frontal - brief), hip hop culture, friends, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
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