Cinema Therapy – Various Individual Issues

Codependency

Accidental Tourist
All That Jazz
Barfly
Benny and Joon
Boost
Bright Lights, Big City
Burning Bed
Call Me Anna
Carnal Knowledge
Clean and Sober
Closer
Cry for Help
The Tracey Thurman Story
Damage
Darkness Before Dawn
Days of Wine and Roses
Drop Dead Fred
Drugstore Cowboy
Eating
Family of Strangers
Fatal Attraction
Fisher King
For the Love of Nancy
Four Seasons
Frances
Gambler
Gathering
Great Santini
Great Sinner
Harvey
Hellraiser
Hot Spell
Jason’s Lyric
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
Joy Luck Club (1993)
Jungle Fever
Kate’s Story
Lady Sings the Blues
Less Than Zero
Lost Weekend
Made in Heaven
Man With the Golden Arm
Men Don’t Tell
Men’s Club
Miracle Worker
Naked Lunch
‘Night, Mother
9 1/2 Weeks
Not My Kid
Nuts
On Golden Pond
Ordinary People
Our Very Own
Parenthood
Play Misty for Me
Pretty in Pink
Prince of Tides
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Radio Flyer
Rapture
Sarah T Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
Sid and Nancy
Something About Amelia
Sophie’s Choice
St. Elmo’s Fire
Stanley and Iris
Stella
That’s Life
Three Faces of Eve
Toughlove
Ultimate Betrayal
Under the Influence
War of the Roses
What About Bob?
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
When a Man Loves a Woman
Wildflower, Wizard of Oz
Women of Brewster Place
Working Girl

Crying for emotional catharsis:

An Affair to Remember (1957)
Bridges of Madison County (1995)
The Color Purple (1985)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
The English Patient(1996)
Gorillas in the Mist(1988)
Joy Luck Club(1993)
Little Women (1994)
Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)
Love Story (1970)
Marvin’s Room (1996)
Ordinary People (1980)
Philadelphia (1980)
Rain Man (1988)
The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Roots (1977)
Secrets and Lies (1996)
Shadowlands (1993)
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Steel Magnolias (1989)
Terms of Endearment(1983)
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
West Side Story (1961)

Friends

About Last Night
Bang the Drum Slowly
Barfly
Beaches
Big
Big Chill
Boy With Green Hairc
Boys in the Band
Breakfast Club
Bright Lights, Big City
Chantilly Lace
Christmas Carol
Circle of Friends
City Slickers
Clean and Sober
Color Purple
Dead Poets Society
Doctor
Drop Dead Fred
Duet for One
Drugstore Cowboy
Eating
Face to Face
Family of Strangers
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Field of Dreams
Fisher King
Forrest Gump
Four Seasons
Fried Green Tomatoes
Friends
Good Mother Grand Canyon
Great Sinner He Said, She Said
Grumpy Old Men
It’s a Wonderful Life
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
Julia
Less Than Zero
Life of the Party
Longest Runner
Midnight Cowboy
Mr Destiny
My Name Is Bill W
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Our Very Own
Over Forty
Paris Is Burning Philadelphia
Peter’s Friends
Pretty in Pink
Prince of Tides
Regarding Henry
Remy and Michele’s High School Reunion
Ryan White Story
She Said No
Sleepless in Seattle
Sophie’s Choice
St. Elmo’s Fire
Strangers in Good Company
Steel Magnolias
Stella
The Story of Beatrice
Summer of ’42
Tales of Manhattan
Thelma and Louise
Three Faces of Eve
Torch Song Trilogy
Waiting to Exhale
Way We Were
Wildflower, Wizard of Oz
Woman’s Tale
Women of Brewster Place
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Working Girl

Denial

About Last Night
Accidental Tourist
Alien
All That Jazz
Bright Lights, Big City
Broadcast News
Call Me Anna
Carnal Knowledge
Clean and Sober, Closet Land
Color Purple
Come Fill the Cup
Cries From the Heart
Cry for Help
The Tracey Thurman Story
Dam-age
Darkness Before Dawn
Days of Wine and Roses
Defending Your Life
Do You Know the Muffin Man?
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Drop Dead Fred
Drugstore Cowboy
Dying Young Eating
Face to Face
Falling Down
Fatal Attraction
Fisher King
Flat Liners
For the Love of Nancy
Four Seasons
Frances
Gambler
Gathering Grand Canyon
Great Santini
Great Sinner
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Harvey
Hellraiser
Hot Spell
I Know My First Name Is Steven
I Never Sang for My Father
Immediate Family
Jason’s Lyric
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
Jungle Fever
Karen Carpenter Story
Kate’s Secret
Lady Sings the Blues
Less Than Zero
Lost Weekend
M.A.D.D.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Made in Heaven
Man With the Golden Aim
Memories of Me
Men Don’t Tell
Men’s Club
Mission
Mommie Dearest
Mr. Jones
My Breast
My Name Is Bill W.
Naked Lunch
‘Night, Mother
9 1/2 Weeks
Not My Kid
Nuts
On Golden Pond
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Ordinary People
Parenthood
Picture of Dorian Gray
Play Misty for Me
Postcards From the Edge
Pretty in Pink
Prince of Tides
Rain Man
Rape and Marriage
The Rideout Case
Rapture
Sarah T Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
Shirley Valentine
Something About Amelia
Sophie’s Choice
St. Elmo’s Fire
Steel Magnolias
Stella
Stranger in the Family
Tales of Manhattan
Terms of Endearment
That’s Life
This Boy’s Life
To Kill a Mockingbird
Toughlove
Ultimate Betrayal
Under the Influ-ence
Wall Street
War of the Roses
What About Bob?
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
When a Man Loves a Woman
Whore
Wildflower
Wizard of Oz
Woman Under the Influence
Women of Brewster Place

Anger and Forgiveness

Amish Grace (2010)
Descendants, The (2011)
In a Better World (2010, Danish, Swedish, English, Arabic)
Magnolia (1999)
Pieces of April (2003)
Straight Story, The (1999)
Warrior (2011)

Conflict with Family of Origin

Beautiful Girls
Good Will Hunting
Hannah and Her Sisters
Home for the Holidays
The Joy Luck Club
On Golden Pond
Terms of Endearment

 

 

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