Cinema Therapy – Physical (Medical) Illness

Physical Illness

All That Jazz (1979)
Beaches (1988)
Boy With Green Hair (1948)
Dad (1989)
David’s Mother (1994,TV)
Doctor, The (1991) 
Duet for One (1986)
Dying Young (1991)
Family of Strangers (1993,TV)
For the Love of Nancy (1994,TV)
Ironweed (1987)
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986)
Late Quartet, A (2012) 
Miracle Worker (1962) 
My Breast (1994, TV)
My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
On Golden Pond (1981)
Rapture (1980)
Regarding Henry (1991)
Ryan White Story (1989,TV)
Six Weeks (1989)
Steel Magnolias (1989)
Stranger in the Family
Terms of Endear-ment
That’s Life
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
When You Remember Me
Wildflower
Woman’s Tale

AIDS

Absolutely Positive (1990)
An Early Frost (1985)
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story (2003, TV)
Love! Valor! Compassion! (1997)
Philadelphia (1993)

Amputee

“Hallmark Hall of Fame” Aunt Mary (1979) (TV Film)

Blindness

23 Paces to Baker Street (1956)
80 Steps to Jonah (1969)
Imagine (2012)
 Ray (2004)

Cancer

50/50 (2011)
American Friend, The (1977)
Beginners (2011)
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Walk to Remember, A (2002)

Deafness

Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Miracle Worker, The (1962)
Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995)

Disfigurement

Beauty and the Beast (1991)


Disabilities

Mask (1994)
Music Within (2007)
Passion Fish (1992)
Waterdance, The (1992)

Dwarfism

Adventures of Baron Munchhausen, The (1988)
Ballad of the Sad Café, The (1991)
Station Agent, The (2003)

Advertisements