Movies about the dumb

List of the best movies about dumb people and lost their ability to speak, selected by visitors to our site: Mute, Speechless, Brimstone, The Baytown Outlaws, 252: Signal of Life, The Isle, Koyla, Mute Witness, Tommy, Johnny Got His Gun.

In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Mute (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersDoctors, Bartenders, Mute, Good people, Gangsters
PlotLove, Revenge, Technology, Investigation, Missing people
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleWorth watching, Netflix, Exciting, Action, Cyberpunk

A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

Speechless (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
CharactersFamily, Disabled people, Mute, Mothers
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching, Soulful

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.”

Brimstone (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller, western, detective
CountryNetherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersHorses, Priests, Mute
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleTense, Twisted plot

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.

The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, crime
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Skirmishes, Fight
StyleFor men, Heavy, Fancy

When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her son from an abusive father, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.

252: Signal of Life (2008)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersLifeguards, Mute
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Disturbing, Inspirational

Aka: 252: Signal of Life At some point in the distant future, a massive, catastrophic earthquake strikes Tokyo, causing the temperature of the Pacific Ocean to rise meteorically and the largest typhoon in recorded Japanese history to sweep toward the city and inundate it with water. The Tokyo Fire Department and its team of crack rescuers swing into action, and shortly after they do, a distress call arises from an underground subway station - with repeated indications of the rescue code, 252 252, and the exclamation "We Have Survivors." It soon becomes apparent that the local rescue squad must attempt to save the survivors, doing so at the expense of their own lives and safety. Written by Nathan Southern

The Isle (2000)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersLosers, Fish, Mute
StyleFascinating, Atmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy, Serious

Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love with Hyun-Shik, who is on the run from the police, and rescues him with a fish hook when he tries to commit suicide.

Koyla (1997)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, musical
PlotWedding, Revenge, Intrigue
PlaceAsia, India, Village
StyleAction, Disturbing, Serious

A village girl agrees to a marriage to a king she has never met after he sends her a photograph of himself. But the man in the photograph is not the king but his most loyal slave, the handsome but mute Shankar.

Mute Witness (1995)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryRussia, United Kingdom, Germany
CharactersGangsters, Killers, Actors, Mute, Directors
PlotDeath, Chase, Fear
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleUnexpected ending, Disturbing, Serious

Billy is mute, but it hasn't kept her from becoming a successful makeup artist. While in Russia, working on a film directed by her sister's boyfriend, Andy, Billy finds herself trapped in the studio one night and is horrified to see a snuff film being made. Billy escapes and, with the help of her sister, Kate, alerts authorities about what she saw. Unfortunately, in doing so, she makes an enemy of the Russian mafia, who funded the snuff film.

Tommy (1975)
Markimdb: 6.6
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersBlind, Losers, Disabled people, Mute
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.

Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, military
CharactersSoldier, Disabled people, Mute
PlotWar, Mental disorders, Dreams
PlaceFrance, Tomb, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Makes me think, Gloomy, 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.

The Salvation (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, western
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
CharactersMute, Veterans
PlotOil, Revenge, Money, Rivalry, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, Trains, Small cities
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense

In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.

Valhalla Rising (2009)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Losers, Mute, Heroes, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Revenge
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Depressive, Heavy, Fancy

1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of darkness. On their flight, One Eye and Are board a Viking vessel, but the ship is soon engulfed by an endless fog that clears only as the crew sights an unknown land. As the new world reveals its secrets and the Vikings confront their terrible and bloody fate, One Eye discovers his true self.

Paris, Texas (1984)
Markimdb: 8.1
CountryWest Germany, France, United Kingdom
CharactersParents, Family, Mute
PlotTravel, Lost memory
PlaceDeserts, Los Angeles, Texas
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy, Fancy

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.

The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersZombie, Mute, Serial killers
PlotViruses, Revenge, Obsession, Curses
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Creepy, Disturbing, Serious

Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are responsible and begins exacting his revenge on all those involved.

Vic + Flo Saw a Bear (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersBears, Mute, Lesbians, Old man
PlaceForest, Canada
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Depressive, Fancy, Serious

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.

The Bad Batch (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, melodrama, drama
CharactersCannibals, Rabbits, Mute, Artists, Blonde girls
PlotAbduction, Motorcycles, Harem
PlaceDeserts, Mansions
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Tense

In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food.

Genghis Khan (1965)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
CharactersEmperors, Mute
PlotAdventure, Revolution, Abduction, Slavery
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleFascinating, Action, Epic

This is the story of the shy Mongol boy Temujin who,during the 13th century, becomes the fearless Mongol leader Genghis Khan that unites all Mongol tribes and conquers India,China,Persia,Korea and parts of Rusia,Europe and Middle-East.

Murk (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Losers, Disabled people, Mute
PlotLost memory, Love with age difference
StyleTouching, Soulful, Serious

The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.

Captain Clegg (1962)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersPirates, Smugglers, Mute
PlotAdventure, Ghosts, Supernatural, Investigation, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, Village
Time18th century
StyleDisturbing, Serious

What secret lay behind the dreaded Marsh Phantoms, the ghostly riders whose silent approach in the darkness of the bleak, unwelcoming Romney Marshes causes men to die of fright? Are they a genuine manifestation or a cover for illegal smuggling activities. Perhaps Dr. Blyss, the benign vicar of the quiet village of Dymchurch, knows the truth about the ruthless pirate and smuggler who lies buried in the village graveyard and can unravel the phenomenon of the curse of Captain Clegg.

Alois Nebel (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, cartoon
CountryCzech Republic, Germany
CharactersLosers, Mute
PlaceTrains, Poland
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Gloomy, Serious, Fascinating

A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway station in Bílý Potok, a remote village on the Czech–Polish border. He's a loner, who prefers old timetables to people, and he finds the loneliness of the station tranquil – except when the fog rolls in. Then he hallucinates, sees trains from the last hundred years pass through the station. They bring ghosts and shadows from the dark past of Central Eu­rope. Alois can’t get rid of these nightmares and eventually ends up in sanatorium. In the sanatorium, he gets to know The Mute, a man carrying an old photograph who was arrested by the police after crossing the border. No one knows why he came to Bílý Potok or who he’s looking for, but it is his past that propels Alois on his journey…

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