Movies about the dumb

Movies about the dumb
List of the best movies about dumb people and lost their ability to speak, selected by visitors to our site: The Brother from Another Planet, See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Mu-Mu, The Shape of Water, Benim Dünyam, My Lovely Angel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Sound of Metal, Strangers of Patience, Gerasim.

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

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersAliens
PlaceNew York
StyleSmart, Touching

An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersGangsters, Disabled people, Blind, Investigators, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Chase, False accusations
StyleLight

A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being chased by both the law AND the original killers, can the pair work together to outwit them all?

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:41
PlotFate
PlaceRussia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, By books, Fascinating, Touching

A modern adaptation of a famous classis Ivan Turgenev novel.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico
Duration01:56
CharactersGay, Spy, Scientists, Orphans, Janitors
PlotDancing, The escape, Friendship, Loneliness, Water
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
TimeCold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Oscars, Touching

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryTurkey
Duration01:40
CharactersTeachers, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Losers
PlotWater, Snow
PlaceTurkey
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

At 2 Ela lost her ability of seeing and hearing because of a severe illness. And then she became a total disappointment of her family due to her untamed behaviors. But everything changed after an unorthodox teacher stepped into their lives to educate Ela while healing himself.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, family
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersGuardian

A life-changing story of a man who has lived as a loner his entire life. Jae Shik begins to live together with a child with a hearing-visual disability, as they change each other's lives and try to find a way to communicate.

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, short
CountryFrance
Duration01:47
CharactersWriters, Disabled people, Friends, Nurses
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Rehabilitation
PlaceFrance
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, Atmospheric, First person

The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Belgium
CharactersDrummers, Musicians
PlotMusic, Loneliness, Art
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersPhotographers, Captives
PlotObsession
StyleAction, Fascinating

Andrey is a well-known artist photographer who lives alone with his Labrador dog, Charley, in his own house with a swimming pool in a big city. While preparing for an important international exhibition, he meets a charming young woman Marina who turns out to be deaf and mute. Andrey brings Marina to his place, takes her photos and keeps her at his place for the night. The same repeats on the second day. Neither does he let her go away on the third day. Finally, the girl understands that she is a prisoner and tries to escape.

Mark
Genredrama
CountryRussia

We don't have an overview translated in English. Help us expand our database by adding one.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersGods, Monsters, Demons, Angels, Nuns
PlotReligious, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Smart, Black humor

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
PlotLove
StyleTo cry, Touching

Danny Foster doesn't have much: an apartment as small as his paychecks, no family, and a struggling music career. Yet for him, "every day is a great day to be alive," an attitude he gained from his mother's unwavering optimism during her losing battle with cancer. It's love at first sight when Danny meets Ariana, a wealthy girl from Greenwich, CT who tragically cannot hear the music she inspires him to write. Ariana, hearing impaired since childhood, is torn between hanging onto the shelter her controlling mother provides and fighting for a love that, if given the chance, might just change her life

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersWitch, Kings, Mermaids, Cooks, Family
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, First love, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceSea
TimeFuture
StyleLight, Cute, Good

This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers
PlotLove, Pursuit
StyleDorama, Womens in main roles

Kyung-mi, a girl with hearing impairment lives with her mother. Working at the customer call center, one day she storms out of an unpleasant dinner with the client and drives home after she picks up her mother. Meanwhile, the murderer Do-sik spots Kyung-mi's mother waiting for her daughter who went to park her car but changes his target when another girl So-jung passes him by talking on the phone. So-jung gets stabbed by Do-sik in the back alley and is found by Kyung-mi, who ends up becoming Do-sik’s new prey.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:16
CharactersFamily, Disabled people, Mute, Mothers
PlotMoving
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleSoulful, Touching

Maya DiMeo is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to give JJ his “voice.”

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDisabled people, Soldier, Mute
PlotWar, Mental disorders, Dreams
PlaceFrance, Hospitals, Tomb, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year, World War I
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Makes me think, Serious

Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed with a fate worse than death as a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose. Unbeknown to his doctors, he remains conscious and able to think, thereby reliving his life through strange dreams and memories.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryFinland, USA
CharactersSerial killers

A young girl recovers her hearing and gains synesthetic abilities during the brutal murder of her family. Finding solace in the sounds of bodily harm, as an adult, she pursues a career in music composing her masterpiece through gruesome murders.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Family, Businessmen, Investigators
PlotTravel, Contests
StyleFancy

A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryWest Germany, France, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:19
CharactersFamily, Mute, Parents
PlotTravel, Lost memory
PlaceDeserts, Texas, Los Angeles
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gloomy, Touching

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Loneliness, Mystery
PlaceKorea
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotRobbery, Drug addict
PlaceUSA

A woman and her group of selfless thieves rob a pharmacy and hit the road to distribute medication, but find themselves trapped in the fringe lands of a law-less psychedelic city.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:28
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotDancing, Music, Dreams, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleInspirational, Touching

The dreams of passionate street dancer Anton are crushed when an accidental injury makes him deaf. But it is exactly at this difficult time that he meets his true love and finds his vocation. Anton learns to listen to the music that comes from the inside and to create his own music through a dance that will never be the same. He starts to teach dancing to kids with hearing impairments and prepares a unique act with them. He takes great risks joining his former team with deaf kids for a new dance to take part in the World Championship.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50
CharactersChildrens, Cats, Single mothers, Revived toys
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Friendship, Technology, Conspiracies, Toys
PlaceVietnam, Japan
StyleTense, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

Karen, a single mother, gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:35
CharactersLesbians, Bears, Old man, Mute
PlotRevenge
PlaceForest, Canada
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fancy, Black humor, Depressive

This is the portrait of two recently released prisoners (Pierrette Robitaille and Romane Bohringer) who learn to live in a sugar shack deep in the forest.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:32
CharactersHeroes, Jews, Gladiators, Friends
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Slavery, Friendship, Political
PlaceRoman Empire
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryItaly
Duration02:07
CharactersManiacs

A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersFriends, Trainers
PlotBasketball, Friendship, Jealousy, Dreams, Holidays
PlaceTexas, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures. Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business. Each struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersDisabled people, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotOn real events
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, frustrated at the failings of conventional medicine, start their quest for an unothadox treatment.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersDisabled people, Losers, Blind, Mute
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, Smart, Fancy

A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, detective
CountryNetherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Priests, Mute
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot, Tense

In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.





MoviesList