Anorexia Movies

List of the best movies about anorexia, selected by visitors to our site: To the Bone, Body, I Smile Back, My Skinny Sister, Abzurdah, God Help the Girl, The Scarehouse, The Road Within, Compulsion, Caroline and Jackie.

In the top there are new films of 2017, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

To the Bone (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
CharactersDoctors, Sisters, Artists
PlotDepression, Art, Anorexia
PlaceHospitals, Los Angeles
StyleDepressive, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

    A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

    Body (2015)
    Mark4 (imdb: 6.5)
    Genrecomedy, drama
    PlotAnorexia, Supernatural
    StyleTo cry, Touching, Disturbing

      A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way.

      I Smile Back (2015)
      Markimdb: 6.1
      CharactersDogs, Teachers
      PlotSurvival, Dancing, Basketball, Anorexia, Mental disorders
      StyleTouching, Gloomy

        Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next activity. However, just beneath the façade lie depression and disillusionment that send her careening into a secret world of reckless compulsion. Only very real danger will force her to face the painful root of her destructiveness and its crumbling effect on those she loves.

        My Skinny Sister (2015)
        Markimdb: 6.7
        CountrySweden, Germany
        CharactersStrong women
        PlotLove, Figure Skating, Anorexia, Mental disorders
        StyleSoulful, Touching

          Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. The disease slowly tears the family apart. A story about jealousy, love and betrayal told with warmth, depth and laughter - on and off the ice.

          Abzurdah (2015)
          Markimdb: 5.4
          Genremelodrama, drama, biography
          PlotLove, Computers, Obsession, Anorexia, Love with age difference, Bulimia, On real events
          StyleAction, Touching, Tense, Disturbing

            A disenfranchised 16-year-old girl connects to an older man on the internet and after a brief one-sided affair descends into obsession and anorexia.

            God Help the Girl (2014)
            Markimdb: 6.4
            Genremelodrama, drama, musical
            CountryUnited Kingdom
            CharactersFriends, Lifeguards
            PlotAnorexia, Depression, Mental disorders, Music
            StyleTouching, To cry

              Eve is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a group.

              The Scarehouse (2014)
              Markimdb: 4.5
              Genrehorror, thriller, crime
              PlotRevenge, Death, Anorexia
              StyleHeavy, Disturbing

                When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil's Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.

                The Road Within (2014)
                Mark6 (imdb: 7.1)
                Genrecomedy, drama
                CharactersFriends, Losers
                PlotTravel, First love, Anorexia, Mental disorders, Road adventures
                StyleTouching, To cry

                  A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.

                  Compulsion (2013)
                  Markimdb: 4.5
                  Genrethriller, drama
                  PlotMissing people, Obsession, Investigation, Love, Anorexia
                  StyleAction, Fancy, Disturbing

                    A strange and destructive relationship develops between a chef and her neighbor, a former child actress.

                    Caroline and Jackie (2013)
                    Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.4)
                    PlaceLos Angeles, USA
                    StyleTouching, Fascinating

                      A woman turns her sister's belated birthday celebration into an intervention, but as events unfold, it becomes unclear which sibling needs the most help.

                      Tied (2013)
                      Markimdb: 4.1
                      CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium, Luxembourg
                      PlotWeapon, Love, Anorexia, On real events
                      PlaceFrance, Australia, Aircraft

                        A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.

                        My Straight Son (2012)
                        Markimdb: 7.5
                        Genremelodrama, drama
                        CountryVenezuela, Spain
                        PlotDeath, Anorexia
                        StyleTouching, To cry

                          The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in a coma. Unexpectedly, and right at this terrible time, Diego must take care of his son, Armando. Now, both of them have to adapt to each other; Armando to the unknown, homosexual world of his father, and Diego to the closed attitude of his teenage son.

                          The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)
                          Mark6 (imdb: 6.3)
                          CountryItaly, Germany, France
                          CharactersPhotographers, Mathematicians
                          PlotSnow, Anorexia, Loneliness
                          PlaceItaly, School, Party, Mountains
                          StyleSoulful, To cry

                            Prime numbers are divisible only by one and themselves. These numbers are solitary and incomprehensible to others. Alice and Mattia are both "prime", both haunted by the tragedies that have marked them in childhood: a skiing accident for Alice which has caused a defect in her leg, and the loss of his twin sister for Matthew.

                            Vincent Wants to Sea (2010)
                            Mark6 (imdb: 7)
                            CharactersFriends, Losers, Partners, Psychologists
                            PlotAnorexia, Mental disorders, Cars
                            PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Germany

                              Vincent, a young man who suffers from Tourette's syndrome, has just lost his mother. His father, a successful politician, does not want to take care of him and therefore places him into a mental institution. He is put into a room with Alexander, a guy with a compulsive disorder, and is shown around by Marie, an anorectic girl.

                              Beautiful (2008)
                              Mark4 (imdb: 6.6)
                              CountrySouth Korea

                                Eun-young is a woman cursed with great beauty. Wherever she goes, she gets unwanted admiration from men and jealousy from women. One day, one of her stalking admirer invades her place.

                                Hunger Point (2003)
                                Mark4 (imdb: 5.5)
                                PlotAnorexia, Bulimia

                                  Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters thin. The results of this mother's tyranny is unimaginable. This movie really captures the dangers of eating disorders like no other. Based on the best-selling book of the same name.

                                  Dying to Dance (2001)
                                  Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
                                  PlotAnorexia, Obsession, Dancing

                                    A young man must teach a woman to dance - at any cost.