Movies about the disabled

Movies about the disabled
List of the best movies about the disabled selected by visitors to our site: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, Run, Grigris, Are We Ok?, The Death of Louis XIV, The Ticket, Dumbo, The Peanut Butter Falcon, The Intouchables, The Super.

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

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleMind-altering, Inspirational, Black humor, Makes me think, Touching

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Run (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Mom and daughter, Single mothers, Guardian
PlotInvestigation, Mental disorders, Mystery, Tracking
StyleWomens in main roles, Disturbing

Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.

Grigris (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersDisabled people
PlaceVillage, Africa, Hospitals
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

A 25 year old young man with dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he's paralyzed from the waist down. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.

Are We Ok? (2013)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersGay, Disabled people
PlotFriendship, Depression

Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) character, frequently distracting him from his work as a children's book illustrator, and eventually leading him to be abandoned by his boyfriend via e-mail. He is given solace and affection by her wealthy mother, who is fully supportive of him, and best friend and co-worker, Beste. In the meantime, he keeps seeing a young man in his dreams, who repeatedly calls him for help and rescue. One day he runs into this guy while getting on the bus, who is accompanied by his mother, and helps them get into their home as the young man was born without limbs. From then on, two lives would collide into each other, starting a brotherhood full of discoveries and mutual help.

The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Spain, Portugal
CharactersDogs, Kings, Disabled people, Terminally ill, Old man
PlotOn real events, Death
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Touching, Disturbing

August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. He barely eats and weakens increasingly. This is the start of the slow agony of the greatest king of France, surrounded by his relatives and doctors.

The Ticket (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersDisabled people, Blind
PlotDancing, Obsession, Friendship, Fear
StyleTouching, Serious

A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.

Dumbo (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada
CharactersDogs, Horses, Snake, Monkeys, Disabled people
PlaceTrains, Circus
StyleDisney, For children, Cute, Soulful, Atmospheric

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CharactersHeroes, Disabled people, Friends, Criminals
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Weapon
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Touching

A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.

The Intouchables (2011)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CharactersDisabled people, Millionaires, Friends, Partners
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Worth watching

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

The Super (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Teachers, Twins, Disabled people
PlotMystery, Ghosts, Missing people, Voodoo, Dreams
StyleFascinating, Creepy, For men, Disturbing

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.

Romeo Eleven (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
CharactersTeens, Disabled people
PlotLove, Internet
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Serious

Romeo11 is a frequent visitor to internet chat rooms and social networking sites, where he's been engaging in an ongoing flirtation with an attractive woman. But Romeo11 doesn't actually exist; he's the creation of Rami, a teenager who lives with his family in a Lebanese community in Montreal. Rami walks with a limp from an accident years ago, and his controlling father Ziad, who runs a small diner, insists on making Rami's choices for him. Ziad has decided his son will enroll in business school, but Rami, who is lonely and a bit of a dreamer, doesn't have his heart in it and often skips his community college classes. Rami's older sister and one of his few confidantes, prepares to get married, he begins wondering about what sort of a life he can make for himself, and when the young woman insists she wants to meet Romeo11 in person, he hatches a scheme to pass himself off as the character he's invented.

Barfi! (2012)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersAutistic, Disabled people
PlotLove, Wedding, Loneliness, Love triangle, True love
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!

Safelight (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersDisabled people
PlotDancing, Fight, Friendship, Death, Funeral
StyleTouching, Serious

A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.

FDR: American Badass! (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersWerewolf, Heroes, Disabled people, Presidential
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceThe White House, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Fancy

Chronicles the adventures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as he rides a "wheelchair of death" to stop the world from being taking over by polio-carrying werewolves during WWII. A deadly menace that are led by Werewolf Hitler, Mussolini and Emperor Hirohito.

The Exploding Girl (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersFamily, Disabled people, Friends, Parents
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Touching

On a summer break from college, Ivy, a young epileptic woman, struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.

Summertime (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Disabled people, Farmers
PlotLove, Dancing, Breakup
PlaceTrains, France, Hospitals
StyleCute, Soulful

In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.

Superstar (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersRappers, Disabled people, Lawyers, Lovers, Celebrities
PlotLoneliness, Internet
StyleBy books, Makes me think

An average guy who works in a recycling plant wakes up one morning to discover that he's become inexplicably famous.

My Annoying Brother (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersDisabled people, Terminally ill, Blind
StyleUnexpected ending, Cute, Soulful

Doo-Sik (Jo Jung-suk) gets paroled from prison thanks to his younger brother (Do Kyung-Soo) Doo-Young. Doo-Young is a promising judo athlete. After 15 years, Doo-Sik (Jo Jung-suk) suddenly appears in front of Doo-Young and they begin to live together. Doo-Young becomes involved in an accident before the selection for the national team.

Skyscraper (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
CharactersHeroes, Disabled people, FBI, Fathers
PlotRobbery, Conspiracies
PlaceChina, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.

You're Not You (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersMusicians, Disabled people, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotFriendship, Death
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, By books, Touching

A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.