Movies Featuring Mental Illness

Tuesday, September 8 |

Here's a list of some of the best movies featuring a theme of mental illness, learning disabilities or amnesia disorders. Some of the movies fall into more than one category so I choose the one best fit the plot.

Love Stories
  1. Blue Sky
  2. Beautiful Mind
  3. Woman Under The Influence
  4. Mad Love
  5. As Good As It Gets
  6. Punch Drunk Love
Family Bond/Secrets

  1. Rain Man
  2. The Boy Who Could Fly
  3. I am Sam 
  4. What's Eating Gilbert Grape 
  5. The Hours
  6. White Orleander
  7. Prince of Tides

  1. Lars And The Real Girl
  2. What About Bob
  3. Harvey
  4. Dream Team
  5. Crazy People
  6. Finding Nemo
  7. Me, Myself and Irene
Institutions vs Independence
  1. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
  2. Girl Interrupted
  3. Awakenings
  4. The Other Sister
  5. Fisher King
  6. Benny and Joon
 With A Twist
  1. Fight Club
  2. K-Pax
  3. The Others
  4. Michael
  5. Identity
  6. Secret Window
  7. Donny Darko
    Dark Themes
    1. Psycho 
    2. Sixth Sense
    3. What Lies Beaneath
    4. Play Misty 
    5. Fatal Attraction
    6. Misery
    7. Fragility
    1. Bourne Identity
    2. Memento
    3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    4. 50 First Dates

    Related Links:

    Virtual Insanity- music playlist on 3L Talent Tuesday

    Movie with a Twist- list on 3L Talent Tuesday

    Wikipedia's List of Movies Featuring Mental Illness