Recommended Movies

Abuse

  • Color Purple
  • Mystic River
  • This Boy’s Life

Adult Development

  • Analyze This
  • Christopher Robin
  • The Doctor
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Mr. Holland’s Opus
  • The Trip to the Bountiful

Aging

  • On Golden Pond

Autism/Asperger's

  • Temple Grandin
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

Boy's Development

  • Billy Elliot
  • Boyhood
  • Mask We Live In
  • Raising Cain
  • Spring Awakening
  • Where the Wild Things Are

Children

  • Coco
  • Fantasia
  • Graveyard of the Fireflies
  • Inside Out
  • Never Ending Story
  • Princess Bride
  • Spirited Away
  • Wonderlust

Community

  • Within Reach

Death & Grieving

  • The Bucket List
  • Corrina, Corrina
  • In the Bedroom
  • Legends of the Fall
  • River Runs Through It
  • Steel Magnolias
  • What Dreams May Come

Depression

  • The Hours

Dementia/Alzheimers

  • Away from Her
  • Iris
  • The Notebook

Divorce

  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Squid and the Whale

Earth

  • Baraka
  • Juliet of Herbs
  • Life in a Day
  • March of the Penguins
  • Planet Earth
  • Powaqqatssi
  • Samsara

Eating Disorder

  • Best Little Girl in the World
  • Karen Carpenter Story

Family

  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Bird
  • Family Man
  • Fly Away Home
  • The Joy Luck Club
  • Life as a House
  • Rain Man
  • Shine
  • Terms of Endearment

Farming

  • Argo
  • Dirt
  • Genetic Roulette
  • King Corn
  • Real Dirt on Farmer Brown
  • Save the Farm

Girls Empowerment

  • Bend it Like Beckham
  • Flying
  • Mists of Avalon
  • Phat Girlz
  • Real Girls Have Curves
  • Whale Rider

Hearing Impaired

  • Children of a Lesser God

Marriage

  • The Kids Are All Right
  • Revolutionary Road

Medical

  • Business of Being Born
  • Doctored
  • Sicko
  • Thank You for Smoking

Men

  • Field of Dreams
  • I Never Sang for My Father
  • October Sky
  • Up in the Air

Music

  • Buena Vista Social Club

Narcissism/Multiple Personality

  • As Good as It Gets (OCD)
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • The Great Santini
  • Sunset Boulevard

Political

  • Camodia-Swimming to
  • Estonia-Singing Revolution
  • Guns, Germs and Steel
  • Howard Zinn
  • Hungary-Freedom Fury
  • India-Kite Runner
  • Mandela
  • Mississippi Burning
  • Motorcycle Diaries
  • Peter Jennings Collection
  • Selma
  • Slum Dog Millionaire
  • US vs Lennon
  • Yes Men

Poverty

  • Gods Grew Tired
  • Slum Dog Millionaire

Prison

  • The Green Mile
  • The Visitor
  • The Work-MKP in Prison

PTSD

  • The Accused
  • In the Valley of Elah

Religious Abuse

  • Jesus Camp

Schizophrenia

  • The Soloist

Sex

  • Kinsey
  • Torch Song Trilogy

Sex Addiction

  • Courage to Love
  • House of Sand and Fog
  • Kinsey
  • Night, Mother
  • Ordinary People

Spirituality

  • August Rush
  • Can’t Take It With You
  • Estonia-Singing Revolution
  • Fault in Our Stars
  • I Heart Huckabees
  • Kumaré
  • Kundun
  • Life is Beautiful
  • The Shift
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Substance Abuse

  • Clean and Sober
  • Days of Wine and Roses
  • The Fighter
  • The Lost Weekend
  • My Name is Bill W.
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • A Star is Born
  • Train Spotting
  • Under Influence
  • When a Man Loves a Woman
  • A Woman Under the Influence

Suicide

  • House of Sand and Fog
  • Night, Mother
  • Ordinary People

Teens

  • Bowling for Columbine
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Bronx Tale
  • Circle of Friends
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Little Women
  • Searching for Bobby Fischer
  • Stand by Me
  • Thirteen

Women

  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Goddess Trilogy-Starhawk
  • Juno (Pregnancy)
  • A League of Their Own
  • Strangers in Good Company
  • Things We Don’t Talk About
  • These are my Hours
  • Turning Point

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