Cinema Therapy – Aging, Death and Dying

Aging

About Schmidt (2002)
The Bucket List (2007)
Cocoon (1995)
Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995)
On Golden Pond (1981)
Something’s Gotta Give (2003) 
Space Cowboys (2000)
Strangers in Good Company (1990)
Thousand Acres, A (1997)
Trip to Bountiful, The (1985) 
Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)

Death and Dying

Accidental Tourist (1988)
Adam (TV, 1983)
All That Jazz (1979)
Beaches (1988)
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Color Purple, The (1985)
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Dad (1989)
Descendants, The (2011)
Dead Poets Society (1989)
Defending Your Life (1991) )
Duet for One (1986)
Dying Young (1991)
Flat Liners (1990)
Ghost (1990)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Heaven’s Door (2009)
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946 – suicide)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Jason’s Lyric (1994 – suicide)
Jungle Fever (1991 – murder)
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988)
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
M.A.D.D: Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Made in Heaven (1987)
Marvin’s Room (1996)
Moonlight Mile (2002)
My Life (1993)
Night, Mother (1986 – Suicide)
One True Thing (1998)
Ordinary People (1980)
Philadelphia (1993 – AIDS)
Rocket Gibraltar (1988)
Ryan White Story (TV 1989 – AIDS)
The Sea Inside (2004, in Spanish)
Shadowlands (1993)
Sid and Nancy (1986 – murder)
Six Weeks (1982)
Sleepless in Seattle
Sophie’s Choice
Steel Magnolias
Summer of ’42
Tales of Manhattan
Terms of Endearment
That’s Life
Three Faces of Eve
Torch Song Trilogy
Trip to Bountiful
War of the Roses
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Woman’s Tale
Women of Brewster Place

Bereavement/Loss and Grief

Brian’s Song
City of Angels
Corrina, Corrina
Dr. Zhivago
Gallipoli
Glory
Love Story
Message in a Bottle
Ordinary People
A River Runs Through It
Shadowlands
Steel Magnolias
The Sweet Hereafter
Terms of Endearment
Titanic
Truly, Madly, Deeply (1990)
A Very Long Engagement (2004, in French)
What Dreams May Come

After Life

After Life (in Japanese, 2000)
Defending Your Life (1997)
Field of Dreams (1989)
Frequency
Ghost (1990)
Heaven Can Wait (1976)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
What Dreams May Come

 

 

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