Cinema Therapy – Substance Abuse etc.


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Antwone Fisher (2002)
Affliction (1997)
The African Queen (1951)
All That Jazz (1979)
Arthur (1981)
A Star Is Born (
1937 & 1954 & 1976)
As You Desire Me (1932)
Barfly (1987)
The Boost (1988)
The Boxer (1997)
Bright Lights, Big City
Call Me Anna (TV 1990)
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Clean and Sober, Color Purple
Come Back Little Sheba
Come Fill The Cup (1951)
Country Girl, The 
Cracker Factory, The 
Darkness Before Dawn
Days Of Wine & Roses (1962)
Drugstore Cowboy
Drunks – 1997
Family of Strangers
Fat City (1972)
Fisher King 
Flight (2012) 
Frida (2002)
Henry Fool (1997)
Hoosiers (1986)
Hot Spell
The Ice Storm (1997)
In the Best Interest of the Child
Intro To A.A.
Ironweed – 1987 – Skid Row Alcoholism
Jason’s Lyric
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
Jungle Fever
The Lady Sings The Blues (1972)
Leaving Las Vegas
Less Than Zero
Life of the Party
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Looking for Mister Goodbar
The Lost Weekend (1945)
The Magic Toy Maker (1915)
Man With the Golden Arm
Men Don’t Tell
Morning After
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
My Left Foot
My Name Is Bill – Founding Of A.A.
Naked Lunch
The Night Of The Iguana
Not My Kid
Once Were Warriors (1994)
One Too Many (1950)
Paris, Texas (1984)
Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
Postcards From the Edge
Prince of Tides
Sarah T
Shattered Spirits (1986)
Sid and Nancy
Smoke Signals (1998)
Sophie’s Choice
St. Elmo’s Fire
Stella Sybil
The Story of Beatrice
Tales of Manhattan
Tender Mercies -1983- Recovering Alcoholic
Terms of Endearment
Thelma and Louise
This Boys Life (1993)
Trees Lounge – 1996
Ultimate Betrayal
Under the Influence
Under The Volcano (1984)
The Verdict (1982)
When a Man Loves a Woman
When Love is not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010, TV) 

Women Drug Users

Christiane F. (1981)
I’m Dancing As Fast As I Can
Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story (2003, TV)
Lady Sings The Blues
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Osage County (2013)
Teenage Devil Doll – 1954
Veronika Voss
Wild (2014)

 Women Alcoholics

Days Of Wine & Roses
I’ll Cry Tomorrow
Key Largo – 1948
Lady Sings The Blues (1972)
Life Of The Party: The Story Of Beatrice (1982)
The Lonely Passion Of Judith Hearne
Morning After (1986)
Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle (1994)
Only When I Laugh (1981)
Smash-Up, The Story Of A Woman – 1947
Sweet Bird Of Youth
Under Capricorn – 1949
When A Man Loves A Woman (1994)


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All that Jazz
Bad Boys (1995)
Basketball Diaries (1995)
Basquiat (1996)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Breakfast Club
Bright Lights, Big City
Call Me Anna
Clean and Sober
Color Purple
Crumb (1994)
Darkness Before Dawn (1993)
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Down to the Bone (2004)
Dream With The Fishes (1997)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Drugstore Cowboy
Ed Wood (1994)
Fighter, The (2010)
Fisher King
Goodfellas (1990)
A Hatful Of Rain
The Ice Storm (1997)
I’m Dancing as Fast as I Can
In the Best Interest of the Child
Jason’s Lyric
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
Jungle Fever
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Lady Sings the Blues
Least Among Saints (2012)
Less Than Zero
Life of the Party
The Story of Beatrice
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
The Man With The Golden Arm – 1955
Naked Lunch
Nico Icon (1995)
Not My Kid
Nutty Professor
Panic In Needle Park (1971)
Postcards from the Edge
Reefer Madness & The Cocaine Fiends – 1936
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Sid And Nancy (1986)
Sweet Bird Of Youth (1962)
Sweet Nothing -1996-Crack
True Romance (1993)
Walk the Line (2005)
What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993)
Who’ll Stop The Rain (1978)
Wizard of Oz
Yellow Contraband (1928)


Bad Lieutenant – 1992
The Betty Ford Story (1987) 
Born On The Fourth Of July
Clean And Sober -1988
Citizen Ruth (1996)
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Georgia (1995)
Postcards From The Edge
The Rose – 1979
Vital Signs -1986

Eating Disorders

Best Little Girl In The World, The
Eating (1990)
For the Love of Nancy (1994, TV)
Fried Green Tomatoes
Karen Carpenter Story (1989, TV, anorexia)
Kate’s Secret (1986, bulimia)
Ultimate Betrayal (1994, TV)
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993, overeating)


Croupier (1998) 
Gambler, The (
1974 and 2014)
Great Sinner, The (1949) 
Hard Eight (1996) 
Owning Mahowny (2003)