Films about post-traumatic syndrome

Films about post-traumatic syndrome
List of the best films about PTSD, selected by visitors to our site: Ordinary People, Mysterious Skin, Intruder, In the Valley of Elah, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Cherry, Ghosts of War, Spellbound, Lethal Weapon 3, Martha Marcy May Marlene.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Netherlands
Duration01:47

    A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genrethriller, detective
    CountrySouth Korea

    Seo-jin is a widower still grieving his wife’s death. Then he receives the news that her long-lost younger sister, Yoo-jin, who went missing 25 years ago, has turned up. Unlike the rest of his family, who welcome her into their arms, Seo-jin feels that Yoo-jin is a stranger.

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genredrama, crime, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:56

    A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:26

    Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genredrama, crime
    CountryUSA

    Cherry drifts from college dropout to army medic in Iraq - anchored only by his true love, Emily. But after returning from the war with PTSD, his life spirals into drugs and crime as he struggles to find his place in the world.

    Markimdb: 5.5
    Genrehorror, thriller, military
    CountryUnited Kingdom

    A group of World War II American soldiers encounter a supernatural enemy as they occupy a French castle previously under Nazi control.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genrethriller, melodrama, detective, film noir
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:51

    When Dr. Anthony Edwardes arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson, a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man's murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:58

    Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet hardnosed internal affairs sergeant who catches Riggs's eye.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, short, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:42

    After several years of living with a cult, Martha finally escapes and calls her estranged sister, Lucy, for help. Martha finds herself at the quiet Connecticut home Lucy shares with her new husband, Ted, but the memories of what she experienced in the cult make peace hard to find. As flashbacks continue to torment her, Martha fails to shake a terrible sense of dread, especially in regard to the cult's manipulative leader.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genremelodrama, drama, western, military
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:13

    An epic tale of three brothers and their father living in the remote wilderness of 1900s USA and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love.

    Markimdb: 5.7
    Genrefantastic, action
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:51

      The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a line in the sand as they take on an enemy unlike any they've ever encountered before.

      Markimdb: 7.3
      Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
      CountryUSA, Luxembourg
      Duration02:00

      A US Fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

      Markimdb: 5.9
      Genremelodrama, drama, military
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:00

      Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, like Emmett, all have problems of one kind or another that relate to their war experiences. Samantha becomes obsessed with finding out about her father.

      Markimdb: 6
      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:34

      In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' after suffering severe battle stress from his time in Kosovo.

      Markimdb: 4.9
      Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
      CountryPoland, USA, United Kingdom
      Duration01:41

      Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.

      Markimdb: 5.7
      Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:54

      Legendary undercover DEA agent Charlie Mayough has suddenly lost his nerves of steel. On the verge of a career-induced mental breakdown, and in complete fear of trigger-happy Mafia leader Fulvio Nesstra, Charlie seeks psychiatric help and finds himself relying on the support of an unstable therapy group and nurse Judy just to get through his work.

      Markimdb: 5.6
      Genreaction, thriller
      CountryUSA

      After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:26

      A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her during their brief daily transactions, he finds her street address in the store's database, drives to her apartment building and initiates an unconventional campaign to win her affections.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
      CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
      Duration02:20

      Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for the city, surviving desperate situations, but surviving nonetheless. Eventually she meets a U.S. Marine named Steve Butler who treats her kindly and tells her he would like to be married -- maybe to her.

      Markimdb: 6.5
      Genredrama, detective, military
      CountryRepublic of Ireland, Spain, Belgium, France, Austria, Cayman Islands
      Duration01:39

      The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

      Markimdb: 4.8
      Genrehorror, fantasy
      CountryUnited Kingdom, United Arab Emirates

      Tomaz, an ex-soldier now homeless in London, is offered a place to stay at a decaying house, inhabited by a young woman and her dying mother. As he starts to fall for Magda, Tomaz cannot ignore his suspicion that something insidious might also be living alongside them.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, detective
      CountryUSA

      Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

      Markimdb: 7.4
      Genremelodrama, drama
      CountryUnited Kingdom
      Duration03:12

      An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genrehorror, thriller, detective
      CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
      Duration01:34

      Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, David begins to unravel, and the house’s eerie history threatens to repeat itself. Dripping with tension and chilling to the core, this visceral Irish ghost story is a visually arresting and genuinely shocking journey into the darkness within.

      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
      CountryUSA

      The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, setting out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect. What follows is a love story with a fantastical twist, as the two struggle to figure out how -- and whether -- to escape their never-ending day.

      Markimdb: 5.1
      Genreaction, comedy, crime
      CountryUSA

      A Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11-year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.

      Markimdb: 4.6
      Genreaction, thriller, drama
      CountryUSA

      Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrethriller, drama, crime
      CountryUSA

      Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. Wood and Vin bring Utah in on their lucrative and illegal dealings, where saving lives comes second to the bottom line.

      Markimdb: 5.1
      Genrethriller
      CountryUSA

      A normal New Yorker's life is upended when his girlfriend is murdered by the Bulgarian mob. He flees to Paris to hide from her killers. But three years later, he sees a similar looking woman on the silver screen. Obsession with past love takes Sam to Los Angeles to look for answers, only to put him back into the sights of the Bulgarians. An updated Hitchcockian thriller in the vein of Vertigo and Rear Window

      Markimdb: 5.7
      Genrehorror
      CountrySouth Korea

      After moving into a new house, a young girl begins displaying strange and disturbing behavior until, one day, she disappears behind a closet. While the devastated father is left with no clue about his daughter’s disappearance, an exorcist shows up to help.

      Markimdb: 4.2
      Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
      CountryUSA

      Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old genius and descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds. He soon finds himself in an epic battle against a race of powerful underground fairies who may be behind his father's disappearance.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genreaction, thriller, crime
      CountrySpain

      When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.

      Markimdb: 5.5
      Genrehorror
      CountrySpain, France

      Inspired by real events, the story centers around a family in the 70s who settles in the Madrid neighborhood of Malasaña where their new house will become the worst of their nightmares.

      Markimdb: 5.5
      Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
      CountryUSA

      Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realises he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim.

      Markimdb: 5.4
      Genrefantastic, action
      CountryUSA

      Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are real.

      Markimdb: 5.8
      Genreaction, comedy, crime
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

      A pair of debt collectors are thrust into an explosively dangerous situation, chasing down various lowlifes while also evading a vengeful kingpin.

      Markimdb: 4.7
      Genrefantastic, drama
      CountryUSA

      A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.

      Markimdb: 5.7
      Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
      CountryUSA

      An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.

      Markimdb: 6
      Genreaction, thriller
      CountryCanada

      Anticipating a disaster, Antoine, a father, attends a survivalist training given by Alain in his autonomous hideout. In fear of a natural, economic or social crisis, the group trains to face the different possible apocalyptic scenarios. But the disaster they will experience will not be the one they predicted.

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
      CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom

      After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

      Markimdb: 3.7
      Genrehorror
      CountryUSA

      Gail is forced to come to terms with Josh, her new stepson, at a remote country home. After stealing an evil talisman from a mysterious neighbor, Josh has sinister dreams of his dead mother, who commands Josh to murder Gail. When Josh's dad returns, he and Gail suspect that their son has been possessed by an ancient, bloodthirsty spirit. Is it too late to save Josh's life — or their own?

      Markimdb: 6.2
      Genreaction, crime, detective
      CountryUSA

      Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.

      Markimdb: 4.4
      Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
      CountryUSA, Canada

      An eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.

      Markimdb: 5.7
      Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
      CountryRussia

      Mikhail Devyatayev, a captured Soviet pilot who leads an escape from a German concentration camp by hijacking an aircraft.

      Markimdb: 4.5
      Genrehorror, detective
      CountryUSA

      A renowned exorcist teams up with a rookie priest for his first day of training. As they plunge deeper into hell on earth, the lines between good and evil blur, and their own demons emerge.

      Markimdb: 6.1
      Genreaction, comedy
      CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Sweden

      The sequel to the assassin action-comedy The Hitman's Bodyguard.

      Markimdb: 7.3
      Genremelodrama, drama, musical
      CountryUSA

      The story of Usnavi, a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic or staying in Washington Heights.

      Markimdb: 6.3
      Genrecomedy, drama
      CountryUSA

      A Democratic political consultant helps a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small, conservative Wisconsin town.

      Markimdb: 5.3
      Genrehorror, thriller, detective
      CountryUSA

      Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.




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