Movies about carers

Movies about carers
List of the best movies about carers selected by visitors to our site: Me Before You, Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl, This Crazy Heart, Father, The Father, The Fundamentals of Caring, The Carer, Music, The Upside, Cemetery of Splendour.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Me Before You (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDisabled people, Nurses
PlotLove, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceSea, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Sad ones, To cry, Cute, By books

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 apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersLesbians, Girlfriends, Nurses
StyleTense, Depressive, Gothic

Soon after moving in with her aging aunt Dora, Adele meets Beth, seductive and mysterious, who tests the limits of Adele's moral ground and sends her spiraling down a psychologically unstable and phantasmagoric path.

This Crazy Heart (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Friends, Nurses
PlotMoney, Friendship, Birthday, Ambulance, Shopping
PlaceHospitals, Germany, Berlin, Night Clubs
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Touching

When 30-ish rich kid Lenny has to take care of 15-year-old David, who’s suffering from heart disease, it’s the beginning of a wild adventure. Lenny fearlessly breaks all the rules to fulfill his young friend’s every wish.

Father (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
CountrySerbia, France, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia
CharactersOld man, Nurses
PlotLost memory
PlaceSmall cities

Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide them with a decent living environment. He sets off on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.

The Father (2020)
Markimdb: 8.3
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersOld man, Nurses
PlotLost memory
PlaceUSSR, Small cities
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Writers, Disabled people, Friends, Nurses
PlotTime travel, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
StyleTo cry, Cute, Black humor, Touching, Heartbreaking

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 western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.

The Carer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryHungary, United Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Actors, Nurses, Drivers
PlotFriendship, Mystery, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural
PlaceEngland, Country houses
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Tense, Touching, Depressive

Dorottya is a young Hungarian actress with a burning desire: to make it on the English stage. Legendary actor, Sir Michael Gifford suffers from an incurable disease, and has one desire: be left alone. When Dorottya becomes his carer they both hope their wish will be fulfilled.

Music (2021)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genredrama, musical
CharactersTeens, Autistic, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotMusic, Life
StyleVital signs, Womens in main roles

Zu, a free spirit estranged from her family, suddenly finds herself the sole guardian of her half-sister, Music, a teenager on the autism spectrum whose whole world order has been beautifully crafted by her late grandmother. The film soon challenges whether it is Zu or Music who has a better view of the world, and that love, trust, and being able to be there for each other is everything.

The Upside (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersRich, Disabled people, Nurses

Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell, a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom.

Cemetery of Splendour (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryThailand, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Malaysia, South Korea, Mexico, USA, Norway
CharactersDisabled people, Soldier, Clairvoyants, Nurses, Nurses
PlotLove, Mystery, Death, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds, Hospitals, Cemetery

In a hospital, ten soldiers are being treated for a mysterious sleeping sickness. In a story in which dreams can be experienced by others, and in which goddesses can sit casually with mortals, a nurse learns the reason why the patients will never be cured, and forms a telepathic bond with one of them.

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Mickey and the Bear (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersTeens, Nurses, Veterans
PlotRacing, Drug addict, Weapon, Birthday
PlaceParty, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Disturbing

In Anaconda, Montana, a strong-willed teenage girl navigates a loving but volatile relationship with her veteran father. In a desperate search for independence and her own identity, she risks family, heartbreak, and her standing in the only place she can call home.

The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama
PlotSeduction, Mystery
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.

Daddy Day Care (2003)
CharactersDogs, Family, Lawyers, Friends, Parents
PlotMartial Arts, Success

Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.

Dangerous Lies (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersNurses, Lovers
PlotMoney, Inheritance, Intrigue, Cheating
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Womens in main roles

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium
CharactersFamily, Couriers, Parents, Poor, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Fight, Money, Friendship, Computers
StylePsychological problems, Soulful

A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat in a world of zero-hour contracts and gig work.

James White (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
CharactersGay, Jews, Writers, Terminally ill, Taxi drivers
PlotDancing, Fight, Money, Friendship, Death
PlaceBeach, Metro, Mexico, New York
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating

James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more responsibility. With the pressure on him mounting, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely.

The Hero (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CharactersLesbians, Cowboys, Heroes, Photographers, Terminally ill
PlotMoney, Friendship, Loneliness, Weapon, Cancer
PlaceBeach, USA
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a sardonic comic has him looking to the future.

Locked In (2010)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotFriendship, Death, Jealousy
PlaceVillage, USSR, England, Hospitals
TimeNew Year, Halloween
StyleTense, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?

Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, family, western, cartoon, detective
CharactersDogs, Cowboys, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Dan, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it’s discovered that the ghost is also the long lost relative of Shaggy Rogers!

The Dresser (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersOld man, Actors
PlotFriendship, Death
PlaceEngland, London
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeares King Lear. Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser Norman must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time and if he does will he be able to perform that night? The Dresser is a wickedly funny and deeply moving story of friendship and loyalty as Sir reflects on his lifelong accomplishments and seeks to reconcile his turbulent friendships with those in his employ before the final curtain.