Anorexia Movies

List of the best movies about anorexia, selected by visitors to our site: Dying to Dance, Hunger Point, To the Bone, Body, God Help the Girl, Beautiful, The Scarehouse, The Road Within, The Solitude of Prime Numbers, I Smile Back.

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

Dying to Dance (2001)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotDancing, Obsession, Anorexia

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

Hunger Point (2003)
Markimdb: 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.

To the Bone (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersArtists, Doctors, Sisters, Artists, Ballerinas
PlotDepression, Anorexia, Art
PlaceLos Angeles, Hospitals
StyleDepressive, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense, Netflix

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

Body (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersDogs, Psychiatrists
PlotSupernatural, Anorexia, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching, Disturbing, Serious

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.

God Help the Girl (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Lifeguards
PlotDepression, Mental disorders, Anorexia, Music, Friendship
PlaceScotland, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

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.

Beautiful (2008)
Markimdb: 6.6
CountrySouth Korea
StyleDepressive, Serious

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.

The Scarehouse (2014)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
PlotRevenge, Death, Anorexia, Friendship, Fight
PlaceCollege, Canada
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Serious

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)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Losers, Psychiatrists
PlotTravel, Mental disorders, Anorexia, Road adventures, First love
StyleTo cry, Touching

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

The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryItaly, Germany, France
CharactersPhotographers, Mathematicians
PlotSnow, Anorexia, Loneliness, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Party, Italy, Mountains
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Serious

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.

I Smile Back (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersDogs, Teachers
PlotDancing, Basketball, Survival, Mental disorders, Anorexia
PlaceParty, USA
StyleTouching, Gloomy, Serious, Fascinating

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, Mental disorders, Anorexia, Figure Skating
StyleTouching, Soulful, Serious, Psychological problems

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.

Compulsion (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller, drama
PlotLove, Obsession, Investigation, Anorexia, Missing people
PlaceKitchen, Canada
StyleAction, Fancy, Disturbing, Black humor, Psychological problems

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

Vincent Wants to Sea (2010)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersFriends, Psychologists, Losers, Partners
PlotCars, Mental disorders, Anorexia, Friendship
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.

Caroline and Jackie (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
PlotAnorexia, Friendship
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious, Psychological problems

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
PlotOn real events, Love, Weapon, Anorexia, Billiards
PlaceAircraft, France, Australia
StyleAction, Serious, Explicit scenes, By books

A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.

Abzurdah (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
PlotOn real events, Love, Obsession, Computers, Anorexia
StyleTouching, Action, Disturbing, Tense

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.

My Straight Son (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryVenezuela, Spain
PlotDeath, Anorexia
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

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.

Men, Women & Children (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotDepression, Internet, Anorexia
StyleTouching, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.