Movies about the disabled

List of the best movies about the disabled selected by visitors to our site: Come As You Are, The Upside, Five Feet Apart, The Peanut Butter Falcon, Dumbo, Itsy Bitsy, Rolling to You, Upgrade, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" to the Nursing Home.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Come As You Are (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Losers, Disabled people, Terminally ill
StyleSoulful, For men

    Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs to lose their virginity and embrace their independence. Inspired by a true story and remake of the Belgian film Hasta La Vista

    The Upside (2019)
    Mark10 (imdb: 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.

      Five Feet Apart (2019)
      Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
      Genremelodrama, drama
      CharactersTeens, Terminally ill, Disabled people, Surgeons
      PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Snow, Computers, Fate
      PlaceHospitals, Party
      StyleMakes me think

        Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.

        The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)
        Markimdb: 7.6
        Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
        CharactersFriends, Disabled people, Criminals
        PlotTravel, Adventure, Love
        StyleSoulful, Touching, Inspirational

          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.

          Dumbo (2019)
          Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
          Genrefantasy, family
          CharactersElephants, Dogs, Horses, Disabled people, Snake, Monkeys, Singers
          PlaceCircus, Trains
          StyleFor children, Atmospheric, Touching, Cute, Soulful, Disney

            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.

            Itsy Bitsy (2019)
            Markimdb: 4.8
            Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
            CharactersSingle mothers, Disabled people, Spiders
            StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Creepy

              A family moves into a secluded mansion where they soon find themselves being targeted by an entity taking the form of a giant spider.

              Rolling to You (2018)
              Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
              Genrecomedy, melodrama
              CountryFrance, Belgium
              CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Disabled people, Sisters
              PlotSeduction, Date, Funeral
              StyleSoulful, Light, Cute

                Jocelyn is a selfish and misogynist businessman. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day he meets her sister, who is also in a wheelchair.

                Upgrade (2018)
                Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.5)
                Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
                CharactersDisabled people, Gangsters, Bodyguards, Surgeons
                PlotArtificial Intelligence, Revenge, Technology, Investigation, Death, Martial Arts
                StyleUnderrated, Gloomy, Exciting, Spectacular, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Worth watching, Cyberpunk, Makes me think, Disturbing

                  A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that he also has superhuman strength and agility — skills he uses to seek revenge against the thugs who destroyed his life.

                  Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
                  Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
                  Genrecomedy, drama, biography
                  CountryFrance, USA
                  CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Nurses
                  PlotArt, Adoption, On real events

                    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.

                    How Viktor "The Garlic" Took Alexey "The Stud" to the Nursing Home (2018)
                    Mark10 (imdb: 7)
                    Genredrama, crime
                    CharactersDisabled people, Fathers
                    PlotTime travel, Adventure

                      Viktor spends his free time trawling bars with ladies of questionable repute, from where he is picked up by a wife he doesn’t love, the mother of a child they never planned. Viktor himself was abandoned by his own father, his mother then committed suicide, and he was left to grow up in an orphanage. Years later, his errant dad returns, now a disabled felon, and Viktor discovers a timely legacy is in the offing – his father’s apartment. The documentation for securing dad’s move into an old people’s home is signed in a flash. Nevertheless, the only one that can take him is miles away and, what’s more, the invalid starts to recuperate during the journey, which is when their real problems begin.

                      Skyscraper (2018)
                      Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
                      Genreaction, thriller, adventure
                      CharactersFBI, Heroes, Disabled people, Fathers
                      PlaceChina, Helicopters
                      StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

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

                        Touch Me Not (2018)
                        Markimdb: 5.9
                        CountryRomania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France
                        CharactersDisabled people
                        PlotMental disorders
                        StyleNot for everyone, Touching

                          Together, a filmmaker and her characters venture into a personal research project about intimacy. On the fluid border between reality and fiction, Touch Me Not follows the emotional journeys of Laura, Tómas and Christian, offering a deeply empathic insight into their lives. Craving for intimacy yet also deeply afraid of it, they work to overcome old patterns, defense mechanisms and taboos, to cut the cord and finally be free. Touch Me Not looks at how we can find intimacy in the most unexpected ways, at how to love another without losing ourselves.

                          This Crazy Heart (2017)
                          Mark9 (imdb: 7)
                          Genrecomedy, drama
                          CharactersTeens, Friends, Disabled people, Nurses
                          PlaceGermany, Berlin
                          StyleTouching, Soulful, Makes me think

                            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.

                            On Body and Soul (2017)
                            Markimdb: 7.6
                            Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
                            CharactersFriends, Disabled people, Psychologists, Deer, Autistic
                            PlotLove, Dreams, Snow

                              Two introverted people find out by pure chance that they share the same dream every night. They are puzzled, incredulous, a bit frightened. As they hesitantly accept this strange coincidence, they try to recreate in broad daylight what happens in their dream.

                              Breathe (2017)
                              Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.2)
                              Genremelodrama, drama, biography
                              CountryUnited Kingdom
                              CharactersNewlyweds, Disabled people, Dogs, Horses
                              PlotTime travel, Wedding, Dancing, Love, Money, Chess, Viruses, Loneliness, On real events
                              PlaceEngland, Hotels, Party, Prison, Aircraft
                              StyleTo cry, Heavy, Touching

                                Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

                                Maudie (2017)
                                Markimdb: 7.6
                                Genremelodrama, drama, biography
                                CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
                                CharactersDisabled people, Artists, Dogs, Poor
                                PlotArt, Snow, Happiness
                                PlaceSmall cities
                                StyleSoulful, Touching

                                  Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.

                                  The Ticket (2017)
                                  Markimdb: 5.4
                                  CharactersBlind, Disabled people
                                  PlotObsession, Dancing, Fear

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

                                    Mrs. Hyde (2017)
                                    Markimdb: 5.2
                                    CharactersTeachers, Dogs, Disabled people, Fish
                                    PlaceSchool, France, Laboratory

                                      Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?

                                      I Know You're in There (2016)
                                      Markimdb: 4.3
                                      Genrehorror, thriller
                                      CharactersFamily, Disabled people
                                      PlotLove, Relationship, Mystery

                                        When his mother commits suicide, Tom Redding discovers he has a long lost sister that cannot move or talk. Together they travel to their dead mother's isolated home, where Tom hopes to document her illness, only to be driven to the brink of madness by a supernatural evil.

                                        A Silent Voice (2016)
                                        Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
                                        Genremelodrama, drama, cartoon
                                        CharactersTeens, Friends, Disabled people, Cats, Sisters, Single mothers, Photographers, Autistic
                                        PlaceSchool, Trains, Japan
                                        StyleTouching, Inspirational, Soulful, Cute

                                          Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shouya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shouko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late...?