Autistic thriller movies

List of the best autistic thriller movies selected by visitors to our site: A Dark Place, The Fanatic, The Predator, The Accountant, The Darkness, Daylight, Burning Bright, My Name Is Khan, Ben X, Bless the Child.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

A Dark Place (2019)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersJanitors, Autistic
PlotMissing people, Investigation
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleMakes me think, Depressive

    When a young boy turns up dead in a sleepy Pennsylvania town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation to prove the boy was murdered.

    The Fanatic (2019)
    Mark6 (imdb: 4.1)
    CharactersActors, Maids, Autistic
    PlotPursuit, Obsession, Mental disorders
    StyleUnexpected ending, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

      A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star's life.

      The Predator (2018)
      Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.3)
      Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
      CountryUSA, Canada
      CharactersAutistic, Aliens, Killers, Scientists, Warriors, Military, Soldier, Snipers, Hunters, Horses, Spiders, Writers
      PlotGenetic experiments, UFO, Weapon, Technology, Death, Chase, Fear, Missing people
      PlaceSpaceships, Laboratory, Lake, Forest, Caves
      StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Disturbing

        When a kid accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled female scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

        The Accountant (2016)
        Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
        Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
        CharactersPolice, Family, Brothers, Friends, Autistic, Hired assassins, Snipers, Criminals
        PlotFight, Investigation, Chase, Survival, Skirmishes, Justice
        PlaceOffice, USA
        StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

          As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

          The Darkness (2016)
          Markimdb: 4.5
          Genrehorror, thriller
          CharactersDemons, Autistic, Dogs, Cats, Wolves, Snake
          PlotSupernatural, Bulimia
          StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

            A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation with a supernatural presence in tow.

            Daylight (2013)
            Markimdb: 7
            Genrethriller, drama, detective
            CharactersAutistic, Disabled people, Losers, Lawyers, Family
            StyleAction, Disturbing

              Young lawyer Iris discovers that she has an older, autistic half-brother Ray, who is in prison for the atrocious murder of his neighbour and her five-year-old daughter. When she meets Ray he reminds her a lot of her own son Aron, who also is autistic, and she starts to believe that he is innocent.

              Burning Bright (2012)
              Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
              Genrehorror, thriller, drama
              CharactersTigers, Autistic, Heroes, Losers
              StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Tense

                After her lousy stepfather steals her savings to buy a vicious tiger, Kelly loses all hope of going to college. But Kelly's situation worsens when a hurricane leaves her and her autistic brother boarded up in their house with the man-eating beast. This edge-of-your-seat thriller follows the gutsy heroine and her younger sibling as they struggle to outwit the ravenous predator and find a way to survive.

                My Name Is Khan (2010)
                Mark9.4 (imdb: 8)
                Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
                CharactersAutistic, Presidential
                PlotFalse accusations, Mental disorders, Travel, On real events
                StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry, Inspirational

                  Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperger's syndrome. He marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who treat him as a terrorist because of his condition and his race.

                  Ben X (2007)
                  Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
                  Genrethriller, drama
                  CountryBelgium, Netherlands
                  CharactersAutistic, Losers, Teens
                  PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Mental disorders, On real events
                  StyleTouching, Disturbing

                    Harassed by bullies because of his mild autism, teen Ben (Greg Timmermans) finds refuge in an online computer game, which leads him to his virtual dream girl, Scarlite (Laura Verlinden). Together, the odd couple seeks revenge against Ben's tormentors. Director Nic Balthazar's beguiling mix of kitchen-sink drama and full-blown fantasy was Belgium's Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film.

                    Bless the Child (2000)
                    Markimdb: 5.1
                    Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
                    CountryUSA, Germany
                    CharactersDemons, Autistic, Heroes, Orphans, Strong women
                    PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Superpowers, Chase
                    PlaceNew York

                      When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, FBI agent John Travis takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently murdered children.

                      Mercury Rising (1998)
                      Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
                      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
                      CharactersAutistic, Special agents, Heroes, FBI
                      PlotRivalry, Bank robbery, Internet
                      StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Heavy

                        Renegade FBI agent Art Jeffries protects a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code.

                        Silent Fall (1994)
                        Markimdb: 6
                        Genrethriller, drama, detective
                        CharactersAutistic, Disabled people
                        PlotInvestigation, Obsession
                        StyleDisturbing, Action, Gloomy

                          An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.